Dixie

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Dixie

1. the southern states of the US; the states that joined the Confederacy during the Civil War
2. a song adopted as a marching tune by the Confederate states during the American Civil War

Dixie

popular name for Southern states in U.S. and for song. [Am. Hist.: EB, III: 587]
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Whistle Dixie also finished fourth to Hollies Pearl in a listed bumper in Aintree, having earlier started favourite when clipping heels and unseating Bryan Cooper in a similar event in Sandown.
15), but this one may not be good enough to cope with Whistle Dixie, who established a good reputation with a point-to-point win for Pat Doyle last year and was reckoned not to have been fully tuned for her winning racecourse debut in a Limerick bumper.
Whistle Dixie Choice of engagements She's a three-parts sister to Kicking King and won her only point-topoint start for Pat Doyle.
And I'm hoping to earn some sterling before the Festival on Whistle Dixie in the listed mares bumper in Sandown today.
The Eoin Doyle-trained Davy From Milan appeals in the hunters' chase while Gordon Elliott's Whistle Dixie, winner of her only point-topoint, should be noted in the mares bumper, particularly if strong in the market.