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GENTLEMAN. In the English law, according to Sir Edward Coke, is one who bears a coat of armor. 2 Inst. 667. In the United States, this word is unknown to the law, but in many places it is applied, by courtesy, to all men. See Poth. Proc. Crim. sect. 1, App. Sec. 3.

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Neil Adam 70 Trainer of Gentilhombre & Haveroid
lNeil Adam sends out first and third in the Prix de l'Abbaye as Gentilhombre (Paul Cook) trounces Madang (Luigi Brogi/Franco Dettori).
He made an instant impact when making the transition from full-time vet to trainer at the age of 42, notching a Group-race double at Royal Ascot in his second season in 1976, and that same year landing the first of back-to-back Prix de l'Abbaye successes with Gentilhombre.
lHaveroid (Neil Adam/Edward Hide) proves an able sub for injured stablemate Gentilhombre as he gets up on the line against odds-on Godswalk (Vincent O'Brien/Lester Piggott) in the Sprint Championship.
lThe foul-tempered Marinsky (Vincent O'Brien/Lester Piggott) finishes first in the July Cup but, in spite of wearing a muzzle, he tries to savage runner-up Gentilhombre (Neil Adam/Paul Cook) and is relegated to second.