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RICHARD HANNON Richard Hannon (b. 1945) is a British horse trainer based in East Everleigh Stables, Marlborough, Wiltshire.

Hannon's family has a tradition of horse training--his father was also a horse trainer, his son Richard is currently the assistant trainer, and his son-in-law Richard
 attempts to win the Irpounds 150,000 Tattersalls See also Tattersall's Limited for the Australian gambling organisation.

Tattersalls (formerly spelled with an apostrophe) is the main auctioneer of race horses in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.
 Breeders Stakes for the third successive year at The Curragh This article is about the plain in County Kildare. For the racecourse on the plain, see Curragh Racecourse. For the willow scrub habitat known as curragh on the Isle of Man, see Curragh (habitat). For the Irish boat, see Currach.  today, when Amazing Dream heads a 13-strong British raid on a race which has been won only once by a domestic hope in eight years.

Amazing Dream is bidding to follow in the footsteps of Miss Stamper and Another Fantasy, sent out by Hannon to win the Irpounds 150,000 event in the last two seasons.

The mount of Dane O'Neill -who also rode Another Fantasy-Amazing Dream is certain to start one of the favour- ites after her Molecomb second and her scintillating scin·til·late  
v. scin·til·lat·ed, scin·til·lat·ing, scin·til·lates

v.intr.
1. To throw off sparks; flash.

2. To sparkle or shine. See Synonyms at flash.

3.
 win in the St Hugh's St Hugh's may refer to several institutions named after one of several Saint Hughs:
  • St Hugh's College, Oxford, a college of the University of Oxford
  • St Hugh's Hospital in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire
 Stakes (Listed) at Newbury a fortnight ago.

Hannon said yesterday: "Amazing Dream is in very good form. She has to show that she can get the extra furlong here but I think she will. I fear, though, that we have Access All Areas to beat."

Other leading British hopes are Open Secret, who beat all except Flanders in the Wetaherbys Super Sprint Super Sprint is a 1986 arcade game by Atari Games. The player drives a Formula 1-like car on a circuit that is viewed from above. Gameplay
Super Sprint is a simple racing game.
 at Newbury, and Jack Berry's Principality.

Open Secret is the mount of Michael Roberts, successful on Mr Martini in 1992 when the race was run at Leopardstown, while Berry, who won the 1993 running with Palacegate Jack, has booked Mick Kinane for Principality.

The latter has claims on his Windsor Castle Windsor Castle: see under Windsor, England.
Windsor Castle

Principal British royal residence, on the River Thames in Windsor, Berkshire, southern England.
 fourth, though he was beaten at Pontefract next time. Berry said yesterday: "I think the ground might have been a bit fast for Principality that day. He is by College Chapel and he will appreciate every bit of watering."

That continued yesterday afternoon. The ground is officially good to firm but Brian Kavanagh, the Curragh manager, is optimistic that he has overcome the bias of the draw that dogged this race for several years.

Kavanagh said yesterday: "We widened the sprint course the winter before last and 12 months ago we put a rail up the middle of it and ran the race on the far side.

"It seemed to work well. Whereas the stands' side had the advantage before, those on the other side fared just as well. We will use the same section of the course this time."

Another leading contender is Compton Arrow, whose trainer Gerard Butler is hoping for a happy homecoming.

Butler said: "I was brought up at the Pier House Stud, which is a couple of miles the other side of The Curragh.

"The stiff six will suit Compton Arrow and it would be great to score with my first Irish runner."

Access All Areas, trained by John Mulhern, looks the chief domestic hope of keeping the raiders at bay.

Pat Eddery felt that six furlongs was on the short side for him in the Heinz `57' Phoenix Stakes last time but the colt still managed to finish second in that Group 1 event.

Access All Areas was previously a slightly unlucky third in the Coventry. Pat Smullen, who won a Listed race on him here in May, has the ride.

Aidan O'Brien had four of the first five three years ago when he ran nine.

He runs three today and Rainbow Amethyst amethyst (ăm`əthĭst) [Gr.,=non-drunkenness], variety of quartz, violet to purple in color, used as a gem. It is the most highly valued of the semiprecious quartzes.  looks best on form.

O'Brien said: "Rainbow Amethyst is much improved, but I am hopeful Blue Lotus and Tortoiseshell tortoiseshell, horny, translucent, mottled plates covering the carapace of the tropical hawksbill turtle. The plates, too thin for most purposes in their original form, are usually built up in layers that are molded or compressed after the surfaces have been  will also run well."
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Title Annotation:Sports
Author:Clower, Michael
Publication:The Racing Post (London, England)
Date:Aug 29, 1998
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