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lateen

Nautical denoting a rig with a triangular sail (lateen sail) bent to a yard hoisted to the head of a low mast, used esp in the Mediterranean
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Although Oscar Lateen is racing off 11lb higher than for that victory, the useful Steven Fox removes a handy 7lb with his claim, so the son of Oscar is in effect running off lower than at Musselburgh.
LATEEN SAILS can get his season off to the best possible start by taking a hot-looking betfair.
Shakis, although no match for Godolphin's Lateen Sails in the Prix Daphnis, is improving and could again make the frame.
Lateen Sails got back on the winning trail under Frankie Dettori at Maisons-Laffitte yesterday.
Godolphin's Lateen Sails, fourth to Vespone in the Grand Prix de Paris, faces a less demanding task in the nine-furlong Group Three Prix Daphnis on the same card.
The same applied to the well fancied Godolphin horse Lateen Sails, who never really settled on the outside for Frankie Dettori after a tardy start.
Hold That Tiger, the 4-1 favourite, was kept wide by Michael Kinane, with Frankie Dettori on his inside on Lateen Sails, but neither could land a blow as the pace quickened going into the Dip as Tout Seul and Refuse To Bend went for home.
Yesterday's race was rated one of the most open Classics in years and punters preferred the chances of another Irish-trained horse, Hold That Tiger and Frankie Dettori's ride Lateen Sails.
And the Egyptians were a boating culture, developing linen cloth thousands of years ago that was sewn into triangular lateen sails that powered barges up and down the Nile River, said Craig Stratton, owner of Coast Kite Co.
A 125,000gns Selkirk half-brother to Lateen Sails is also likely to appear at next year's Tattersalls October Sale, in his case from Brendan Holland's Co Corkbased Grove Stud.
The powerful teams of Godolphin, John Dunlop, Mark Johnston and Brian Meehan were all well represented but Take A Bow floored them all, although Frankie Dettori looked like getting Godolphin's Lateen Sails home in front when he got a renewed effort out of the long-time leader.
Godolphin have Lateen Sails and Vespone among the 22 declarations and Frankie Dettori will make the trip north.