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EXEAT, eccl. law. This is a Latin term, which is used to express the written permission which a bishop gives to an ecclesiastic to exercise the functions of his ministry in another diocese.

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GEORGE DUFFIELD left his younger rivals trailing in his wake at Ayr yesterday when riding a sparkling 246-1 treble on Al Moughazel, Exeat and Allez Mousson.
Duffield, who also picked up a three-day ban for misuse of the whip on narrow winner Exeat at Ayr last week, said: "When these things happen, it makes you wonder whether it's worth giving an ordinary horse a ride when there is a big race coming up-but that would be the wrong attitude.
Triple Dash, who lost two teeth in the stalls in the Poule d'Essai des Pouliches at Longchamp in May, got the better of a tussle with Exeat for the HSBC Trophy Conditions Stakes, holding the 11-8 favourite by a length and a quarter.
GEORGE DUFFIELD had a day to remember, for he not only rode a 246-1 three- timer on Al Moughazel, Exeat and Allez Mousson, he also picked up a three- day ban for misuse of the whip.
45) is reportedly highly rated by her trainer and she was most impressive when slamming Exeat at Goodwood last summer.
ONE-TIME Group 1 performer Exeat won his first race in nearly three years when taking advantage of favourable conditions in the 0-85 classified stakes, writes Graham Dench.
Exeat was beaten three-quarters of a length by Duck Row at levels in a Haydock conditions race first time out last season, having been beaten half a length by Enrique (subsequent runner-up in the 2,000 Guineas) in the Group 3 Greenham Stakes in his initial race the previous year.
Glover has taken over the training of Espada who, like the David Nicholls-trained pair Exeat and Kingsdon, would have claims if back to their long-lost best.
David Nicholls has entered an eight-strong team, including one-time Classic hopefuls Desaru and Exeat, while German Group 2 winner Crimson Tide is also entered, although he is being aimed at Lingfield's All-Weather Derby.
Gaelic Storm, who has shaped well in distinguished company of late, was found an ideal confidence-booster in the seven-furlongs conditions stakes and ran out a three-length winner from Exeat under John Carroll at the prohibitive odds of 2-9.
45) presents Exeat, who is having his first run for David Nicholls, with a decent opportunity.