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Bright metal foil, used to show through a thickness of enamel or paint to alter its color and give it brilliance.
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The composition of the blue glass of the book is relatively homogeneous: it is richer in cobalt, copper, arsenic and bismuth and less rich in iron and in manganese than the blue on the 'pail[on', whose composition is contrastingly heterogeneous, and includes traces of silver (possibly coming tram the 'paillon').
Le Paillon's subsequent victory in that year's Arc must be one of the most celebrated examples of losses being only lent.
Unluckiest loser Goyama (1947) Marcel Boussac's colt was badly hampered and, despite finishing fast to take second, found Le Paillon beyond recall
Le Paillon, trained by Willie Head, had already won eight times over hurdles at Auteuil when he started favourite for the Champion Hurdle in April 1947.
Unluckiest loser Goyama (1947) Marcel Boussac's colt was badly hampered in the straight and, despite finishing fast to take second place, found Le Paillon beyond recall
Whereas Les Arcs was an inept jumper, some top-class hurdlers have gone on to similar success on the Flat, notably Le Paillon, who in 1947 was second in the Champion Hurdle, won the French equivalent at Auteuil, and climaxed his unique campaign with victory in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.
That was Le Paillon, trained by my charming lunchtime host Willie Head.
in 1947 and 1948, on the first occasion beating Le Paillon,
Four horses trained in France have been second in the Champion Hurdle-Chuchoteur (1938), Le Paillon (1947), Pyrrhus (1951) and Hors La Loi (2000).
During the 1950s, successful Gallic assaults on the top hurdle prizes were commonplace: Abrupto, Blue Song, Hoggar, Clair Soleil and Kwannin took easy pickings in the infant Triumph Hurdle five years out of six and Prince Hindou, Phyrrus and subsequent Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe winner Le Paillon were placed in the Champion Hurdle.
Motrico triomphe dans 1930 after un chapeau plein de victoires hurdles, et Le Paillon, victor dans 1947, etes deux de National Spirit dans le Hurdle Champion et plus later, il est victor dans le Hurdle Champion, Francaise.