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The authority has backed down and handled the whole thing so poorly that it has prompted us to go ahead with our plans to try to come under the full control of Powys county council.
Dan Skelton's gelding, who traded at odds-on in defeat on three occasions last season, was backed down to 1.
Another gamble that went astray was the Stuart Mason-trained Bowtip Joey in heat 2, backed down to 9-4 from an opening show of 4-1.
Mrs Roberts, 38, said: ``They asked us to go for a meeting with them and they backed down.
David Nicholson's Call It A Day, who was third in that race, was also backed down from 10-1 to 8-1.
vvIt was a surprise to see Erupt backed down to even money in running on Betfair in the Prix Niel at Longchamp considering New Bay was always tanking along and only had to be shaken up to win easily.
Just 10 days after presenting the planned new rules, Schwarzenegger backed down, his aides instead scheduling a series of nonemergency public hearings on the proposed lunch-break changes.
And it's believed Dewar backed down before Blair was forced to step in to the Cabinet committee row.
SKY TV backed down last night from enforcing a radio ban after being involved in a furious row over England's French soccer tour next month.
Backed down to 5-2 on his first start for Kevin Ryan with the blinkers slapped on, he didn't even have the chance to flatter on this occasion and was beaten a furlong out.
On Thursday, the district backed down and agreed to have the board consider the case next month, but still intends to delegate responsibility in most future cases to Superintendent Roy Romer.