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[Latin, In the matter of; in the case of.]

A term of frequent use in designating judicial proceedings, in which there is only one party. Thus, "Re Vivian" signifies "In the matter of Vivian," or "in Vivian's Case."


In Re.


‘in the matter of, concerning’.

Re, verbis, scripto, consensu, traditione, junctura vestes, sumere pacta solent. Compacts are accustomed to be clothed by thing itself, by words, by writing, by consent, by delivery. Plow. 161.

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Ile De Re had started well enough but there was clearly something wrong and Mead said: "I am not saying we would have won the race but there was a strong possibility that he would finish in the frame.
Donald McCain, trainer of Ile De Re "We've been looking for a handicap for him and he goes in this off 10st.
The Cholmondeley handler struck with magnificent dual-purpose performer Overturn in the 2010 Plate and the 2011 Chester Cup, but Ile De Re went one better by becoming the first horse since Attivo in 1974 to land the two attritional contests in the same season.
Winner of the Chester Cup in a bog, Ile De Re headed north for the Northumberland Plate on a track that was barely raceable.