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  • That bold, risky move got just enough from his horse and at the finish, it was Affirmed by a nose to become horse racing’s eleventh and last Triple Crown winner.

    One Season

  • "Pilot Fish by a nose from Noble Star by a whisker from Butterscotch Lass …." but the last was drowned by the cheers and counter cheers, happiness and disgust, and everyone throughout the stadium was shouting, arguing, cheering, cursing and, down in the paddock, Gornt was astonished, having been convinced that his jockey had been seen as he had seen him, had been caught and carpeted and the result would be set aside.

    Noble House

  • Where Laura’s face bursts with bright blue eyes, peach cheeks, and pink lips, mine is powdered a death pallor, accentuated by a nose stud and a lip ring, and my baby-blue eyes, the same shape and color as Laura’s, are heavily lined with a kohl pencil, my mouth painted in the deep Popsicle-purple of a good bruise.

    You Know Where to Find Me

  • The photo was as he had seen it: Pilot Fish by a nose from Noble Star, by a nostril from Butterscotch Lass, by a nose from Winning Billy.

    Noble House

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