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adjective august, capacious, compendious, comprehensive, dignified, distinguished, elegant, elevated, eminent, exalted, excellent, famous, first-rate, glorious, good, grandiose, great, illustrious, imperial, important, leading, lofty, magnificent, majestic, mighty, noble, palatial, paramount, pompous, preeminent, princely, prodigious, prominent, proud, renowned, splendid, stately, stellar, sublime, superb, superior, supreme, very magisterial, wide-reaching
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GRAND. An epithet frequently used to denote that the thing. to which it is joined is of more importance and dignity, than other things of the same name; as, grand assize, a writ in a real action to determine the right of property in land; grand cape, a writ used in England, on a plea of land, when the tenant makes default in appearance at the day given for the king to take the land into his hands; grand days, among the English lawyers, are those days in term which are solemnly kept in the inns of court and chancery, namely, Candlemas day, in Hilary term; Ascension day, in Easter term; and All Saint's day, in Michaelmas term; which days are dies non juridici. Grand distress is the name of a writ so called because of its extent, namely, to all. the goods and chattels of the party distrained within the county; this writ is believed to be peculiar to England. Grand Jury. (q. v.) Grand serjeantry, the name of an ancient English military tenure.

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For the University Grandstand, located just after the first couple of turns, tickets cost BD55 over three days while a Race Day pass costs BD47.
A 1000-seat grandstand system was partially funded by Council in 2011 and is housed at Cazaly's.
This is an offer for pounds 6 off the day ticket price of pounds 26 for Grandstand admission only.
The Batelco Grandstand, priced at BD120, will give visitors the best view of the track, while the Victoria and University Grandstands are priced at BD45-BD70.
Speaking on Five Live yesterday, Balding said: "When you think of the iconic names who have presented Grandstand, people like David Coleman, Des Lynam, Frank Bough, Steve Rider and Sue Barker, to be on that list and to be doing the last one, it's a big honour.
The old entrance next to the grandstand has been replaced by a new restaurant which has splendid views of the members' lawn and the horsewalk which connects parade ring and track.
It replaces the original grandstand, built in 1809, and has a new restaurant and function room, as well as improved washroom facilities.
RACING: Haydock Park will mark the opening of its new pounds 3 million Centenary Grandstand with the introduction of one of the richest races in its calendar.
Reserved grandstand seating for Sunday, September 4 is $15 per person (in addition to regular admission) or $25 per person in the special Premium Seating center sections.
specially grandstand seats, partly as a telescopic grandstands, for about 580 visitors to be installed.
At the Turn One Grandstand, where the field of more than 20 cars competing in the Grand Prix can be seen trying to squeeze past one another while hoping to remain unscathed, tickets are BD68 apiece for the weekend and BD59.