It was also caused by the failure of a seawall on the Zuider Zee
which inundated the Dutch lowlands.
returned to action at Arlington Park in America in August but nothing about the inaugural America St Leger really worked in his favour.
The Cleethorpes and Humber lifeboats joined the Zuider Zee
, along with a helicopter from RAF Leconfield in East Yorkshire.
At Oterloo, they repulsed fierce German attacks, occupied Delfzijl, then drove across Holland towards the Zuider Zee
taking large numbers of prisoners before the war ended on May 8.
Formerly known as the "Zuider Zee
," it is now called the Ijsselmeer after having been drained off.
Highlights & inclusions Embark in Amsterdam - delightful Dutch capital Calls at Volendam - Zuider Zee
port and Zaandam Half-day excursion to the renowned Keukenhof Gardens On-board entertainment and English commentary Escorted by a friendly, experienced cruise manager Three nights' full board accommodation on board Olympia Coach travel from the local area and overnight DFDS Seaways' crossings with cabin *Book by 30 April 2016.
Call at Delft and Volendam - historic Zuider Zee
port On-board English commentary ?
The five-year-old won on two of his four starts over hurdles last term and is joined in the entries by stablemates Cotton Mill, who has 11st 9lb in the weights published yesterday, Zuider Zee
(10st 8lb) and Ruacana (11st).
Gosden has a useful second string to his bow in Zuider Zee
, winner of the November Handicap at Doncaster last autumn.
Rated 91 on the level, he finished third in the Melrose Handicap of 2010 behind solid yardsticks Mount Athos and Tactician with recent November handicap winner Zuider Zee
Full credit to Silvestre, he's been riding out of his skin and he deserves a lot of respect." The feature November Handicap went to Zuider Zee
(8-1) who provided trainer John Gosden with his fifth winner of the race.
Paul Castles THE MAIL'S RACING CORRESPONDENT Paul's Top Tips WINCANTON 12.35 Royale's Charter 1.10 That'lldoboy 1.45 Veiled 2.15 Silviniaco Conti 2.45 Grandouet 3.20 Checkerboard (nap) 3.55 Basil Fawlty DONCASTER 12.15 Rugosa 12.50 Iffraam 1.25 Wordismybond 2.00 Entitled 2.35 Principal Role 3.10 Zuider Zee
3.40 Libranno 4.10 GoalKELSO 12.25 Ravens Secret 1.00 Tanzanite Bay 1.30 Den Of Iniquity 2.05 Winter Alchemy 2.40 De Boitron 3.15 The Cockney Squire 3.45 Jumby Bay SANDOWN 12.45 Cotillion 1.20 Eradicate 1.55 Mentalist 2.25 Roudoudou Ville.