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Globe-trotting Tamarisk returns to Charlton.

Byline: Rodney Masters

AFTER more than two years in the US and Ireland, Tamarisk tamarisk (tăm`ərĭsk), shrub or small tree of the genus Tamarix, native chiefly to the Mediterranean area and to central Asia. The plants are often heathlike and thrive in arid and coastal regions.  will return to his former box at Roger Charlton's stables at Beckhampton this afternoon.

Europe's champion three-year-old sprinter of 1998, whose wins included the Group 1 Stanley Leisure Sprint Cup at

Haydock, will be aimed at five- and six-furlong conditions races Conditions races are horse races where the weights carried by the runners are laid down by the conditions attached to the race. Weights are allocated according to; the sex of the runners, with female runners carrying less weight than males; the age of the runners, with younger  this season.

"I'm very excited to have him back," said Charlton, who has been campaigning for Tamarisk's return, following the sprinter's disappointing performances in the US for both D Wayne Lukas and Elliot Walden and an infertility infertility, inability to conceive or carry a child to delivery. The term is usually limited to situations where the couple has had intercourse regularly for one year without using birth control.  problem at stud, where he got just half a dozen mares in foal being with young; pregnant; - said of a mare or she ass.

See also: Foal

Charlton added: "I've followed what has happened with interest and I've been chasing after him. I asked his American owner's agent if there would be any chance of the horse

returning to me in view of the difficulties experienced since he left at the end of his three-year-old career. A few days ago I was informed that he'll be back with us this week.

"I don't know Don't know (DK, DKed)

"Don't know the trade." A Street expression used whenever one party lacks knowledge of a trade or receives conflicting instructions from the other party.
 what to expect and I'll start with a blank sheet of paper. We'll get him back to the old routine and the idea is to run in conditions races because he can get into some of them unpenalised."
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Publication:The Racing Post (London, England)
Date:Jan 16, 2001
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