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Gray Eminence:

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(François Leclerc du Tremblay), 1577–1638, French Capuchin monk, a confidant and agent of Cardinal Richelieu, generally known as the Éminence Grise [gray eminence].
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The concluding Maiden Stakes provides Grey Eminence (5.
Jean Paulhan, on the other hand, had something of the archivist about him and carefully catalogued the thousands of letters addressed to him as "the Grey Eminence of the NRF" by the French literary establishment.
Inchdura had little luck in running when third to Capricho at Goodwood six days ago, when today's top weight Grey Eminence finished behind.
The apprentice's agent Tony Hind said: "Ryan is delighted to be on Bond Boy as he was booked for him in the Stewards' Cup only to be claimed by his boss Richard Hannon for Grey Eminence.
The lessons had been learned next time at Sandown, where he showed battling qualities in sloppy ground to beat Grey Eminence in the closing stages.
Richard Hannon's Grey Eminence will also have to carry 9st 10lbs.
By GARRY OWEN (Gordon Brown), who yesterday landed a 9-1 nap with Alpha Rose and added Grey Eminence (9-2) for a 54-1 double.
A high draw has always been the percentage call and, on that basis, it might be worth chancing joint top-weight Grey Eminence.
Market moves for fellow debutantes Colonial Rule, Falcon Partner and Grey Eminence should be noted.
This horse beat all but Welcome Friend in a 21 runner event at Newmarket and, although not the best drawn horse in today's race, can prove too strong for Grey Eminence, a Newmarket winner last season and all the better for a comeback run.
PALACE AFFAIR landed the third Listed win of her career when beating Grey Eminence by a length in the Axminster Carpets Cathedral Stakes, writes Graham Dench.
Richard Hannon, trainer of Lady Links and Grey Eminence