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all-weather

A term formerly used by military aviation to indicate interceptor aircraft that could operate at night and in clouds but not necessarily in all-weather conditions.
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VVWHAT they say Tony Carroll, trainer of Boom The Groom He seems to act on all the allweather tracks and goes there in good shape.
Stan Moore's charge drew a blank in seven starts on turf but made the switch to Polytrack with aplomb when winning on his allweather bow at Lingfield last November.
The Mark Tompkins-trained warrior is holding his form remarkably well for a 10-year-old and took advantage of a lenient allweather handicap mark to score at the course when last seen in November.
A spokesman at Seahouses lifeboat station said: "The inshore lifeboat was intended to transport a paramedic across the causeway and the allweather lifeboat, which carries medical equipment, stood by if evacuation was required.
Ed Walker's filly took a step backwards when fourth at Salisbury last time, but may not have handled soft going and is a half-sister to prolific allweather winner Four Seasons.
Today she returns from a near fourweek absence racing off a 2lb lower mark from a favourable draw in a weaker race, and this halfsister to several prolific winners is entitled to improve again on the allweather after only a handful of starts.
French sire 0-12 on French allweather tracks but progeny do well on soft ground, so this one may well cope with Fibresand and sets the standard.
However, they all came on the allweather and he looked a different horse switched to turf and fitted with blinkers in a claimer at Windsor in May, running a massive race at the weights to finish third, beaten less than two lengths by a 90-rated runner.
Unfortunately, she has paid for her consistency and is 11lb higher than for her last allweather win and yet to win beyond a mile, so the step up in trip isn't guaranteed to suit.
The facility includes three allweather cricket training nets, as well as netball and basketball facilities.
RESIDENTS have voiced their concerns over plans by Loughborough University to create an artificial allweather sports pitch on land off Epinal Way.
ACING returns to Sha Tin's allweather track for the final time this season and conditions in Hong Kong suggest it may be for the best.