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canter

an easy three-beat gait of horses, etc., between a trot and a gallop in speed
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William Haggas, among a host of trainers making use of the facility this week, said: "In severe weather this track now means we can have both canters open as usual, whereas in previous years we would have been queueing to use just one as the other one was tied up as a walking ground.
The firms says it is a chance for Canters to share expertise and act as a launchpad for their new bespoke Employment Solutions service, a unique employment law support service, helping businesses to keep up-to-date with all the changes in the law, ensure compliancy, and generally protect them against costly claims and tribunal situations.
The Emancipation Day closure shut down IRS headquarters and other Washington offices Monday, postponing the deadline until midnight tonight -- and effectively adding another long day and night for the Canters and other tax preparers.
The Canters are not used for our main refuse collection rounds, but they are perfect for the job of going out to collect the odd ones and twos that are missed out," explained Dave Richardson, the council's Head of Cleansing and Grounds Maintenance.
The customary opening of the grass canters on Warren hill in Newmarket at the beginning of February, which traditionally heralds the start of the Flat, has this year been postponed due to the weather.
Inside, three generations of Canters greeted wall-to-wall customers as waitresses - some hailing 50 years at the '50s Fairfax location - passed out the beef.
Historically the 'racecourse side' of town has always lacked a stiff canter to match that of the ever-popular Warren Hill on 'Bury side', where as well as the traditional grass there are Polytrack and Mactrac canters to cater for year-round demand.
Since the installation of the neighbouring Polytrack and Mactrac canters, the annual event has only a symbolic meaning for local trainers, who previously had to rely on extensive trotting to keep their charges on the move through winter.
Trainer Ed Dunlop said: "She did two canters over six furlongs and she's in very good form.
Track canters have allowed horses of the calibre of the Henry Cecil-trained 2,000 Guineas favourite Frankel to canter throughout January, whereas previously he would have had to remain behind closed doors until the start of February.
THE exercising of horses on the gallops and canters in the dark in Newmarket will not be allowed from Wednesday, with trainers facing fines and being banned from the training grounds if the Jockey Club Estate rules are not obeyed, writes Tony Elves.
Formerly two parallel canters of sand and woodchip, the facility has been replaced by a single lane of Ecotrack, which will be railed for the first time.