Divine Proportion

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Divine Proportion:

see Golden SectionGolden Section,
in mathematics, division of a line segment into two segments such that the ratio of the original segment to the larger division is equal to the ratio of the larger division to the smaller division.
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divine proportion

[di‚vīn prə′pȯr·shən]
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Divine Proportions, winner of the two-year-old fillies' prize 12 months ago, walked away with three-year-old filly honour this time.
Divine Proportions raced in the colours of the Niarchos Family and was trained by Pascal Bary at Chantilly.
FRANCE'S star filly Divine Proportions has been retired to stud after suffering a tendon injury.
An excellent winner of the Irish 2000 Guineas earlier in the season, the son of Dubai Millennium memorably lowered the colours of French superstar Divine Proportions at Deauville when taking the third Group One success of his career.
Divine Proportions is still on course for the Breeders' Cup Mile despite losing her unbeaten record at Deauville.
A race billed as one of the great clashes of the season looked like turning into just that two furlongs out when the winner and favourite Divine Proportions drew away from their pacemakers and struck for home.
FRENCH trainer Pascal Bary reports his super filly Divine Proportions to be at the top of her form ahead of her first clash with older horses at Deauville this afternoon.
In the past ten years five Poule d'Essai des Pouliches (French 1,000 Guineas) winners have contested this race and three were successful - Divine Proportions, Zarkava and Golden Lilac - while all the fillies beaten in the Pouliches during this period also failed to make an impact here.
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