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see Paleolithic periodPaleolithic period
or Old Stone Age,
the earliest period of human development and the longest phase of mankind's history. It is approximately coextensive with the Pleistocene geologic epoch, beginning about 2 million years ago and ending in various places between
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Tony McCoy and Abbevillian come off second best against Ruby Walsh on Aldertune (right) yesterday
Charles Egerton: his Abbevillian is fancied at Plumpton
Charles Egerton also doubled up, as he took the novice hurdle with Abbevillian and the claiming hurdle with Shore Thing, both ridden by Jimmy McCarthy.
The benchmark this time is probably set by Charles Egerton's Abbevillian, who was beaten half a length by the promising Riverside Theatre at Ascot at the start of the month.