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handicap

1. Sport
a. a contest, esp a race, in which competitors are given advantages or disadvantages of weight, distance, time, etc., in an attempt to equalize their chances of winning
b. the advantage or disadvantage prescribed
2. Golf the number of strokes by which a player's averaged score exceeds the standard scratch score for the particular course: used as the basis for handicapping in competitive play
3. any physical disability or disadvantage resulting from physical, mental, or social impairment or abnormality
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He was eighth in the Wokingham Handicap at Royal Ascot and seventh in the Stewards' Cup at Glorious Goodwood and has been placed on a couple of occasions.
Denis Hogan's dual Galway Flat handicap winner Make A Challenge goes up 15lb to a mark of 88.
These features include minimum number of scores to establish a handicap index and maximum handicap index of 54.0, basis of calculation of Handicap Index, acceptability of scores for handicap purposes, course rating and slope rating, calculation of a playing handicap, maximum hole score for handicap purposes, adjustments for abnormal playing conditions and frequency of updating a handicap index.
Outre les canaux conventionnels pour communiquer des messages de condamnation et de deception, les reseaux sociaux semblent offrir aux personnes en situation de handicap neanmoins des outils plus efficaces pour s'adresser directement aux decideurs politiques.
He then replaces Richard Mullen on First Down with Mullen electing to ride Heraldic in the CNN International Commercial Handicap. O'Shea had ridden Bedaveeya last time out at Jebel Ali but hands the mare over to Adrie de Vries.
This has sometimes resulted in unnecessary difficulties and challenges for golfers competing in handicap events or for tournament administrators.
The Runner Up Nett of Flight Ladies Category went to Miciru with handicap 35 and nett 103, while the Best Nett to Marianne with handicap 22 and nett 79, and the Best Gross to Monica with handicap 14 and gross 92.
Forecast: Sunny at times Temp: 11o Visibility: Good Wind: From SSW 1.30 Supreme Novices' Hurdle 2.10 Arkle Challenge Trophy (2017: Altior 1/4 fav, below) 2.50 Ultima Handicap Chase 3.30 Unibet Champion Hurdle 4.10 OLBG Mares' Hurdle 4.50 NH Challenge Cup Amateur Riders' Novices' Chase 5.30 Close Brothers Novices' Handicap Chase For rai Tem Vis Win Forecast: Light rain & breezy Temp: 11o Visibility: Good Wind: From SSE 1.30 Ballymore Novices' Hurdle 2.10 RSA Novices' Chase 2.50 Coral Cup Handicap Hurdle 3.30 Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase (2017: Special Tiara 11/1, below) 4.10 Glenfarclas Chase 4.50 Fred Winter Juvenile Handicap Hurdle 5.30 Weatherbys Champion Bumper
For Su SSTTem Vis Wi Forecast: Sunny at times Temp: 11o Visibility: Good Wind: From SSW 1.30 Supreme Novices' Hurdle 2.10 Arkle Challenge Trophy (2017: Altior 1/4 fav, below) 2.50 Ultima Handicap Chase 3.30 Unibet Champion Hurdle 4.10 OLBG Mares' Hurdle 4.50 NH Challenge Cup Amateur Riders' Novices' Chase 5.30 Close Brothers Novices' Handicap Chase
Golfers will be able to take a universal handicap to courses around the world from 2020 in a shake-up of the system announced by organisers.
Your article on handicap parking in the September issue (Handicapped Parking) evoked the frustration I feel almost on a daily basis when trying to park my BMW sedan in a space wide enough to load and unload my wheelchair.
Ardfelt, a single-digit handicap golfer, was so brilliant he could have swept the major honors up for grabs on the day.