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Morning Girl of owner Rene Viloria burst out of the gate holding the lead, closely followed by Raymund Puyat's Valley Cat and Storm Bell, which swiftly made its move and grabbed the lead in the 600 meters, increasing it further approaching the finish for a three-length victory in the P1-million stakes race put up by Philracom.
"Today you can say that the harvest of early grain is confidently approaching the finish line," Viktor Goncharov, the first deputy governor of the Rostov region, commented on the course of harvesting.
Oranza and Morales waited for Carino to catch up and get the lap win approaching the finish line together.
But as he talks about approaching the finish line, you find yourself watching from the sidelines and rooting for him.
Armitstead was part of a breakaway midway through the 112km stage which gradually saw a group of 14 riders whittled down to four approaching the finish.
Approaching the finish line the Morpeth duo were visible nearly side by side with Taylor managing to hold off his friendly rival by a matter of just two seconds as the pair crossed the line in sixth and seventh place respectively.
Or possibly approaching the finish line of her tether.
Despite only making the third start of his career Ruler Of The World was doing the better work among the leading pack approaching the finish, and galloped on strongly to win in impressive fashion.
Tipp pulled away to lead by ten approaching the finish before Shane Kenny drilled home a superb consolation goal in the 58th minute for the Shannonsiders.
"You think to yourself, 'Is it a gas explosion or is it a bomb?' ' As I was approaching the finish line, I remember thinking, ''I''ll only be here once,' ' so I was taking in everything.
The two gliders were approaching the finish line when they crashed at an altitude of more than 1,000 metres (3,300 feet), they said.
The 31-year-old European indoor 60m champion again showed why he is the continent's unchallenged number one, making a cautious start but then breaking clear with 50m remaining, before slowing when approaching the finish line.