Tarascon


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Tarascon

 

a town in southern France, in Bouches-du-Rhône Department; situated on the Rhone River. Railroad junction. Population, 11,000 (1968). Industries include food processing. A Gothic castle dating from the 14th or 15th century is located in Tarascon.

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* The representation of a monstrous animal solemnly drawn about in Tarascon and other French towns.
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The daughter of Sadler's Wells and Irish 1,000 Guineas heroine Tarascon has made up into a useful three-year-old.
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That was on the Tommy Stack-trained Tarascon in the Irish 1000 Guineas of 1998, and the following year the young man was his country's champion apprentice.
In this vein, feedback from Ingres's Oedipus and the Sphinx of 1826 emerged from Bacon's painting of the same name; a self-portrait by Rembrandt was greeted by a portrait from Bacon; the body studies based on Michelangelo, Gericault, and Cezanne were displayed; and Bacon's homages to a destroyed painting by van Gogh, The Painter on the Road to Tarascon, 1888, were trotted out.
He has though had experience of riding in a classic at Epsom having finished sixth on Tarascon in the 1998 Vodafone Oaks behind Shahtoush.
But it all came right this time for the Irishman in a race which he had won as a 17-year-old apprentice on Tarascon in 1998.