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  • He's only at the quarter-pole, but hardly in the commanding position he could be in with guys like me had he made some progress in redefining what the executive branch is all about.

    The Obama Disconnect: What Happens When Myth Meets Reality

  • If you view the season as a long horse race, we've just hit the quarter-pole.

    Red Line Report by Kyle Woodlief

  • At the quarter-pole Kay had worked her mount easily up through the ruck to contend with Peep-sight.

    The Pride of Palomar

  • I was more concerned at the quarter-pole if he was going to hold on, Romans said.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • I was more concerned at the quarter-pole if he was going to hold on, said Romans, who had one Breeders' Cup victory and a win in the $6 million Dubai World Cup to his credit in his long career.

    SI.com

  • The Giants made it to the quarter-pole of the season 3-1, a mark many observers likely predicted though probably not with a win over the Eagles.

    NYT > Home Page

  • To the surprise of many, the stewards let the result stand because, according to a posted statement, "the contact between the 2 (Pelican Lake) and the 7 (She Wears The Best) in the vicinity of the quarter-pole did not alter the finish of the race."

    timesunion.com: Siena Women's Basketball

  • It was not until they were inside the quarter-pole that the champion went by her rival, and she took a 1 1/2-length into the stretch.

    Thoroughbred News | BloodHorse.com

  • At the quarter-pole I took another hold of her because I didn't want to get into the lead too quickly.

    Thoroughbred News | BloodHorse.com

  • With Rafael Bejarano at the controls, Bourbon Bay was just like where he likes to be, pressuring the pacesetter Quasicobra, before sweeping past approaching the quarter-pole.

    Thoroughbred News | BloodHorse.com

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