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spiral stair
A flight of stairs, circular in plan, whose treads wind around a central newel. Also called a helical stair, solid newel stair.
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The 38-year-old signed off his career in Hong Kong in the best possible style on the final day of the season ten days ago, when riding the David Hayes-trained Caracoler to victory in the Queen Mother Memorial Cup.
L'Histoire glorieuse de cette metropole universelle dont l'ere des lumieres avait fait caracoler au summum, offrait aux hotes contemporains de serieux arguments du detour, tels la Tour Eiffel, l'Arc de Triomphe, la Bastille, la Concorde, les Champs Elysees, les Ponts sur Seine, le Louvres...Il n'en demeure pas moins evident que le secret de cette eclosion touristique reside, a coup sur, en cette strategie volontariste de tirer profit de toutes ces donnes pour faire de cette destination legendaire le point de mire de toute la planete, a commencer, en fait, par les compatriotes.
However, the jockey bows out on the crest of a wave after his biggest Hong Kong win, aboard the David Hayes-trained Caracoler in the Queen Mother Memorial Cup last Sunday.