Busaco

Busaco:

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or Busaco,
Port. Buçaco , locality, W central Portugal, in Beira, near Coimbra and around Mt. Bussaco. Now a summer resort, it was formerly a place of seclusion and penitence for monks.
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The fatality was identified as Rico Balaba Busaco, 36, who was number 2 on the drug watchlist of the police here.
8); Garde-Chatel in Normandy (1660), with a network of paths connecting scattered hermitages; San Juan de la Cruz in the Busaco Wood, near Coimbra, Spain (1627-94), with a grandiose life-size reproduction of the original Via Dolorosa, including twenty monumental stations along a four kilometer route (Pilate's praetorium, the house of Caiaphas, the Holy Sepulcher, etc.
He went on to fight alongside Allied forces against Napoleon's Armies in the battles of Talavera, Busaco, Cuidad Rodrigo, Salamanca, Vittoria, The Pyrenees, Neivelle and Toulouse between and 1814.
Buttery offers insights into the personalities of these two extraordinary commanders, and detailed analysis of their confrontations at Ciudad Rodrigo, Almeida, Busaco, the lines of Torres Verdras, and the final battle at Fuentes de Onoro.
A half-sister to Group 3 winner Great Deeds and Horris Hill second Busaco, she was from the immediate family of the smart two-year-olds Northern Circuit, Life Sentence and Double Bore, all of whom embellished their reputations at three.
He served with the 78th at Maida and in Egypt before transferring on promotion to the 24th, the Warwickshire Regiment, and in the Peninsula was at the battles of Talavera, Busaco, and Fuentes d'Onoro.
Perrett supplied Moore's other winner when Sir Monty (9-4) stayed on well to take the extended one-mile three-furlong Whips And Tees Handicap from Busaco.
Perrett supplied Moore's other winner when Sir Monty stayed on well to take the extended one-mile three-furlong Whips And Tees Handicap ( one of just two races run on the turf track ( by a length and three-quarters from Busaco.
Perrett supplied Moore's other winner when Sir Monty (9-4) stayed on well to take the extended one-mile three-furlong Whips And Tees Handicap - one of just two races run on the turf track - by a length and three- quarters from Busaco.
I couldn't hear it as Emmy Lou Harris was on the turntable and I was engrossed in a Bernard Cornwell saga about my favourite hero Richard Sharpe helping the Duke of Wellington defeat the French at the Battle of Busaco.
Other jockeys in the news were Willie Carson who, on this day in 1982, chalked up his 2,000th winner on Busaco in the Laurie Wills Handicap at Newmarket and Steve Cauthen who, on the same day, rode five out of the seven winners at Doncaster and came third and fourth in the other two races.