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Barnet

(bär`nət), outer borough (1991 pop. 283,000) of Greater London, SE England. Although mainly residential, manufactures there include automobile and aircraft parts, electrical components, and beverages. At the battle of Barnet (1471) during the Wars of the Roses, Edward IV of the House of York defeated the Lancastrian Richard Neville, earl of Warwick. Neville died in the fighting.
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Barnet

a borough of N Greater London: scene of a Yorkist victory (1471) in the Wars of the Roses. Pop.: 324 400 (2003 est.). Area: 89 sq. km (34 sq. miles)
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A winner and runner-up in the Stewards' Cup consolation over the sharp 6f at Goodwood, Barnet Fair will be ideally suited by this intermediate trip.
He has a big chance once again with Barnet Fair who landed the Stewards' Cup Consolation under today's pilot Cam Hardie.
Dandy Nicholls has won his share of Goodwood prizes and he struck with Barnet Fair, ridden by smart young rider Cam Hardie, who is apprenticed to the Hannon sable.
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