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double quote

(character)
'"' ASCII character 34. Often used in programming languages to delimit strings. In Unix shells and Perl it delimits a string inside which variable substitution may occur.

Common names: quote. Rare: literal mark; double-glitch; ITU-T: quotation marks; ITU-T: dieresis; dirk; INTERCAL: rabbit-ears; double prime.
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Star performance Geoff Harker and Silvestre de Sousa teamed up for a 107-1 double Quote of the day "I was sure we were beat - it's nice when one surprises you" - Paul Midgley after Drumpellier was announced the winner after a very tight finish to the selling handicap Results and analysis page 79
Star performance Barry McHugh for his fine double Quote of the day "I've had a few good days this season, but this tops it all" - a delighted Tom Eaves after watching his girlfriend, Nika Vorster, riding Film Festival to victory Which placed horse in the lady riders' race should make a hurdler in time?
Star performance Kieren Fallon for his big-race double Quote of the day "There's a great buzz here with a great atmosphere; it's good craic" - Summit Surge's owner Bill Bellew soaking up his first York experience Who posted a pleasing return in the finale?
Star performance Messrs Bolger and Manning, who bagged a 26-1 double Quote of the day "I said to [Flat handicapper] Garry O'Gorman I wouldn't give out before the race after he gave him 12lb, but he was right" - Eddie Lynam after Jembatt supplemented last month's Tipperary win Results and analysis start page 67
Star performances Neil Callan rode a 95-1 treble and Tom Queally registered a 491-1 double Quote of the day "Tell Sir Alex I'm 41" - Tony Culhane after his lung-bursting effort to get Sir Alex Ferguson's If I Had Him home in a driving finish to the 2m handicap Results page 99
Star performance John Fahy illustrated why Clive Cox rates him so highly as the apprentice rode his first double Quote of the day "He's by that famous sprinter Agnes World, yet if there was a race over four and a half miles on the Flat he'd win it; all he does is gallop" - David Arbuthnot on Coda Agency's victory Which debutant impressed in a maiden that looks sure to throw up winners?
Star performances Paul Midgley who trained a double and Paul Hanagan - clear leader in the jockeys' championship - who rode a double Quote of the day "The handicapper can hardly get carried away; the horse in second is rated only 58" - James Given, after his promising Dandino had won the maiden Which filly ran well on her seasonal debut and is fairly weighted on her best form from last year?
Star performance Ruby Walsh for his stylish double Quote of the day "I had a heart operation last Tuesday, but this winner makes me feel much better
Star performance Tom George and Denis O'Regan, who completed a double Quote of the day "I wouldn't swap him for anything" - Tom George eulogising Tell Massini, his favourite for Cheltenham's Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle Who caught the eye in the 2m3f novices' hurdle?
Star performance Local handler Billy Harney, recovering from a broken elbow, but still able to direct operations from his hospital bed and rewarded with a double Quote of the day "More power to his elbow" - a pressroom wag after Harney completed his double Results and analysis start page 58
Star performance Paul Midgley, who struck with Inside Track and Ponting for a 20-1 double Quote of the day "Second prize wasn't worth having, so I'm glad she won