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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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The standing rigging included a main mast at or near midship, a bowsprit with a yard sail, and a short mast with a lateen sail abaft the tiller.
By far the best of tomorrow's action is in the evening at Newmarket where the Bexhill Conditions Stakes offers Lateen Sails a golden opportunity to regain the winning thread.
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.
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.
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.
What a remarkable sight it was as this huge fleet of refurbished and re-built wooden craft, packed with crews of more than 30 men, powered along under their huge lateen sails as the breeze freshened.
Saeed Bin Suroor had been out early on the watered gallop with his workers before the mist had risen and Frankie Dettori, bedecked in his Italian national top after the successes in Berlin at the weekend, was soon coming with his winning thrust on Rampallion as they came through to collar Lateen Sails.
The well-backed Mukafeh, trained by Dunlop for Hamdan Al Maktoum, loomed large with Take A Bow in third place but it was the 15-8 favourite who wore down Lateen Sails to win by a head.