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PENNY. The name of an English coin of the value of one-twelfth part of a shilling. While the United States were colonies, each adopted a monetary system composed of pounds, shillings, and pence. The penny varied in value in the different colonies.

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Out of Pennys Oriana, a Haltcliffe Hercules daughter, Pennys Tess sported a beef value of LM+34, a figure comfortably in the top 1pc of recorded animals.
The mare, a half-sister to the smart Penny A Day, led in the final 100 yards to edge out Abadair by one-length.
Deanridge Pennys was not originally an intended runner in the Tote Gold Cup but Eugene Price said that he galloped well enough on Tuesday to let him take his chance.
Jackal Frampton was first to hit the ground from the outside, with Deanridge Pennys quite well away before moving up fast to alleviate fears of being crowded on the run-up.
DAVID NICHOLLS was the trainer to follow yesterday at Ayr, landing a 27- 1 double with Peartree House and Pennys From Heaven.
He flew out of the inside box and led up by a couple of lengths from Deanridge Pennys and Jackal Frampton.
Stores like Dunnes and Pennys have young, trendy girls flocking to them.
Other fancies on the Yarmouth card are dual Peterborough Derby finalist Pennys Pong in the 7.
PENNYS BUD has made a bit of an impact since the recent start to her racing career at Crayford and she can blossom today from trap three in the 11.
Essex Vase Coral: 10-3 Smiler Jack, 11-2 Blonde Fletch, Westmead Maldini, 8 Mark My Words, 10 Ding Hero, 14 Lenson Ginger, Brave The Times, 16 Pennys Midas, Planning, Bridge Bandit, Droopys English, 20 Slippery Patch, Bubbly Ebony, 25 Rockburst Lenny, 33 Droopys Franklin, Mountjoy Orion, Diesel Malc, Bubbly Jaytee, Bubbly Rossie, Rockview Sail, Adageo Brae, Romeo Patriot, 40 Darian Chief, Carden Twilight, 50 bar.