department is also famous for its surfing and offers Hossegor, Capbreton and Seignosse as potential venues, while La Torche is considered the best spot for the sport in Brittany.
Growing up in Les Landes
in Southwestern France, we ate it every Sunday night as a family tradition.
Johnson first commentated on the island on Jersey Derby day in 1991 and has been the regular race caller at Les Landes
for the last 15 years.
The enterprisingly-ridden Belrog looked to have stolen a march on his rivals down the back straight, but he began to feel the pinch from two furlongs down and the George Baker-trained I'm Harry, a multiple winner at Les Landes
in Jersey, came through to win by eight lengths from Tilstarr.
In his 1998 book, "Ducasse: Flavors of France," he recalled growing up in a farm in Les Landes
, southwestern France, where the family vegetables came from a garden, and the foie gras from the ducks and geese his parents raised.
Mrs Wilson's house is in a hamlet called Les Landes
Basses close to Vabre Tizac - an area popular with British tourists and expatriates.
Darroze's cultural roots are in Les Landes
, south west France, a haven of duck fat and cooking from the heart.
More than 65 miles of that is in the area known as Les Landes
, a wide-open space of dunes, lakes, sand and pine forest, planted more than 200 years ago on the orders of Napoleon.
The following officers, board members and directors were named for 2007-2008: Jennifer Pruett, president; Natasha Webster, president-elect; Aimee Muldrow, treasurer; Sandi Clement, treasurer-elect; Rich Jennings, secretary; Executive Committee members: Diedra Yates, Rhonda Sciarra, Annie Hafner, Janet Vigen and Greg Aranda; Directors: Les Landes
, Bethanie Rivolta and Dora Smith.
Earlier on the card, Easter Ogil looks to have a good winning opportunity in the ITV Interactive Betting And Gaming Handicap (1.40) over 10 furlongsJane Southcombe's gelding scored five times here a couple of winters' ago, but has won just once since - the Jersey Guineas at Les Landes
in May 2003 - and has been at the mercy of the handicapper subsequently.