head margin


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head margin

[′hed ‚mär·jən]
(graphic arts)
The unprinted space left above the first line of printing on a page.
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Sariska followed a head margin over Midday at Epsom with a laughable three-length call in Ireland, and it will rank as the shock of the meeting should she be overturned.
Michael Dwan's Borna Del was another to sparkle as she came from well off the pace to snatch a head margin over Cornamaddy Swift in 28.
The Michael Bell-trained filly, ridden with supreme confidence by Jamie Spencer, confirmed her superiority over Midday which she beat by a hard-earned head margin at Epsom.
She grabbed a quick initiative and led to the second bend before getting up again close home for a head margin over Cartiers Dazzle, with Ballymac Linda less than a length back in third.
Put up 9lb for that victory, she rattled up the hat-trick at Windsor towards the end of last month, coming from off the pace and having more in hand than the official head margin of victory over Night Jar might imply.
A sequence of placings at Dundalk towards the end of last season provides encouraging evidence, notably the head margin of defeat inflicted by this year's Tote Victoria Cup winner Dandy Boy, and McAteer can be expected to have her in peak form after a fourth behind Dawn Eclipse at the Curragh.
In a driving finish, Droopys Noel held on for a head margin over Timor Blue in 28.
Had more up his sleeve than the head margin suggested when beating tonight's rival Veiled Applause here a week ago.
Fabulous Sophie, the 5-4 favourite, won that contest a little more cosily than the head margin over Bombersgoinghome suggests, having tracked smoothly round in third before powering into the lead off the final turn.
A 6-4 favourite to overturn the head margin that had separated the pair at Ascot, Nayef justified market confidence to clinch a committed half-length triumph over his main rival in the Group 1 Juddmonte International, lifting his career earnings towards pounds 1.
However, as the field grouped up in the straight, the white and brindled veteran suddenly unleashed his traditional whirlwind finish to get up on the line for a dramatic head margin over Farloe Trust in 30.
Vintage Black then relaunched her challenge around the bottom bends but Teresa Maguire's Quare Princess proved herself a really game performer as she held on for a head margin in 29.