Torban

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Torban

 

a plucked stringed instrument with 30 to 40 strings. The torban is related to the bandura and the theorbo. It was popular in Poland, the Ukraine, and parts of Russia up to the 20th century.

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WOLVERHAMPTON: 1.10 Cool Sands, 1.40 Kabis Amigos, 2.15 Blue Sky Thinking, 2.50 Esthlos, 3.30 The Slider, 4.15 Teorban, 4.55 Kelamon, 5.30 Scarlet Oak.
The jockey had earlier joined forces with trainer John Jenkins to land the 2m1/2f handicap with Moon Emperor, who was having his first run since being beaten at Kempton three months ago, and showed his appreciation for the break as he got up close home to beat Teorban.
TEORBAN is due a change of luck and is given a tentative vote in a wide-open race
RIPON 6.40 Waterstone 7.10 Treaty Of Utrecht 7.40 Teorban 8.10 Akshar 8.40 Cabeza De Vaca 9.10 Blackpool Beau.
Chester: 2.40 Trinculo, 3.15 Sierra Vista, 3.50 Wovoka, 4.50 Silverhay, 5.25 Teorban.
This left Red Society in charge to win by a length and a half from Teorban.
Robert Alner's Silver Inngot missed a three-horse pile-up at the second-last in the amateur riders' handicap hurdle to take the spoils by two lengths from Teorban in the hands of Darryl Jacob.
Bargain buy Koumba made amends for falling at Hereford a month ago when stretching clear of Teorban under Christian Williams in the two-and-three-quarter-mile handicap hurdle.
Most of the fare at Stratford is decidedly uncompetitive, but a couple of the handicaps are of interest, with Teorban well worth closer inspection in the Clairefontaine Handicap Hurdle (4.00).
Ryan Moore was the jockey in form once again as he collected another double when steering Teorban home in the claimer for Mark Pitman and then narrowly taking the seven-furlong classified stakes aboard the Peter Harris- trained Alinda.
TIMMY MURPHY, who is combining his jump riding this summer with some Flat racing, wasted no time in making his mark on the level when landing the two-mile handicap on Teorban for Mark Pitman.
The race went to the Mark Pitman-trained Teorban, completing a treble for Darryll Holland.