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ragstone

[′rag‚stōn]
(petrology)
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ragstone

1. A rough, shelly, sandy limestone with layers of marl and sandstone.
2. In masonry, stone quarried in thin blocks or slabs.
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For the purists there have been countless top-class horses, not least two Derby winners in Shirley Heights and Erhaab, star sprinters such as Habibti and super stayers like Ragstone, not to mention a champion filly in Salsabil.
An impressive cheese board features Ragstone goat's cheese (from Dorstone, Hereford) and Monkland semi-hard Cheddar-style cheese (from Pleck Farmhouse, Leominster).
RON Hutchinson enjoys an armchair ride on John Dunlop's unbeaten favourite Ragstone to take the Henry II Stakes.
It features creamy celeriac soup with local crab; pan roasted fillet of stone bass with crackling, smoked eel, shrimps and parsley; Shields haddock with prawn and oyster vinaigrette; seared North Sea halibut with Jerusalem artichokes, chanterelles and shiraz; roasted rack and braised shoulder of Longwitton hogget with leeks, onions and Ragstone goats' cheese; and dark chocolate pave with amaretto.
Among his many other stars were the champion sprinter Habibti, Ragstone, the Gold Cup winner, and the milers Posse,
Its Norman ragstone tower-keep was built around 1127 by William of Corbeil, Archbishop of Canterbury, and still stands 113ft high.
AKMAL is as low as 12-1 with Coral to provide John Dunlop with a first Ascot Gold Cup win since Ragstone in 1974 after his victory in the Blue Square Henry II Stakes at Sandown yesterday.
He regularly uses Ragstone mature goats cheese from Dorstone, Herefordshire, which he serves as part of an elaborate starter featuring mulled wine syrup and jelly, gingerbread, truffle honey and poached pear.
Before that there were some tremendous horses like Habibti and Ragstone.
Berkswell ewe's milk cheese is made in Ramhall, near Coventry and a number of Herefordshire dairies produce Ragstone goat's cheese log.
ON backers had their fingers burnt when Kent Ragstone was narrowly denied on his latest start, but he can reward those who keep the faith in the Nicholsons of Stalham JCB Dealers Handicap at Yarmouth.