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Valhalla

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Walhalla

(both: vălhäl`ə, –hăl`ə), in Norse mythology, Odin's hall for slain heroes. This martial paradise was one of the most beautiful halls of AsgardAsgard
, in Norse mythology, home of the gods, also known as Aesir. It consisted of luxurious palaces and halls, in which the gods (whose chief was Odin) dwelled, conferred, and banqueted. One of the most beautiful of these halls was Valhalla.
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. The dead warriors, brought to Valhalla by the Valkyries, fought during the day and feasted at night.

Valhalla

celestial banquet hall for departed war heroes. [Norse Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 1122]
See: Heaven

Valhalla

, Walhalla, Valhall, Walhall
Norse myth the great hall of Odin where warriors who die as heroes in battle dwell eternally
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Valhol was disqualified from the Arkansas Derby after his jockey, Billy Patin, was caught on video dispensing of a battery soon after crossing the finish line.
What the stewards did have was footage of the race shot by TV station ESPN, in which something can clearly be seen falling away from Patin's left side as he pulled Valhol up on the first turn.
PHOTO Whether Valhol, left, with Larry Damore up and trainer Dallas Keen leading, is allowed to run in the Preakness may be decided in court.
Meanwhile, controversial Arkansas Derby winner Valhol has made the Kentucky Derby field following a favourable court ruling in Arkansas on Tuesday.
PHOTO Valhol, right, leads the field through the packed first turn Saturday.
The colt is believed to have picked up his slight illness after being transported to Kentucky from the Arkansas Derby, in which he finished runner-up to Valhol.
One horse that the Godolphin pair is unlikely to have to beat is Valhol, the controversial winner of the Arkansas Derby on April 10.
Meanwhile, a hearing of the Arkansas Racing Commission to deal with charges that jockey Billy Patin used an electrical device when riding Valhol to victory in the Arkansas Derby on April 10 has been rescheduled for May 5, four days after the Kentucky Derby is run.
To forget about shady affairs like the Arkansas Derby, won three weeks ago by the upstart Valhol, whose jockey Billy Patin stands accused of carrying an illegal electrical stimulating device in the race.
In other Derby news, a hearing concerning Grade 2 Arkansas Derby winner Valhol and his rider Billy Patin has been scheduled for Monday.
Valhol can race: Valhol's owner has won the right to collect $300,000 for a suspicious Arkansas Derby victory, and with it the right to enter the gelding in the Kentucky Derby.