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Opener Davies had been short of form in the competition, but got the chase off to a perfect start with three consecutive boundaries off Ben Sanderson.
Summary: Patna (Bihar) [India], Apr 10 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Wednesday called upon the people of the state to chase off alleged "anti-reservation and anti-Constitution" Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha polls.
Runner-up to Ok Corral at Plumpton last month, Impulsive Star landed the Classic Chase off bottom weight and was cut to a toppriced 16-1 for the same race.
Clare Shillington got Ireland's chase off to a quick start with 27 from 25 balls but they struggled to score off Pakistan's spinners and ended on 101-9.
Sayreville Police said in a Facebook post that they'd investigated the reports and found that an unidentified private company was using loudspeakers to chase off geese in a park.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 23 October 2017: Originally Halloween was Samhain, an ancient Celtic festival where people wore costumes and walked the streets with lit bonfires to chase off ghosts.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Rajab 06, 1437, April 13, 2016, SPA -- Authorities in Puerto Rico say they have seized $13 million worth of cocaine and arrested four men after a chase off the island's southeast coast, according to AP.
Nicky Richards' gelding landed the big handicap chase off a mark of 157 last year before putting in some fine efforts at the highest level later in the campaign.
In reply, Ahli Bank got their chase off to a stunning start with the opening pair of Manoj (102 runs, 56 balls) and Imran (40 runs, 22 balls) putting on 96 runs in just eight overs.
Kevin Pietersen, in particular, and Craig Kieswetter had got England's chase off to a handy start in an opening stand of 48.
Kevin Pietersen, in particular, and Craig Kieswetter got England's chase off to a handy start in an opening stand of 48.
However, it is left to just three men to chase off more than 15 lions so they can steal the wildebeest meal for themselves.