ROAN


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AcronymDefinition
ROANRacehorse Outplacement Assistance Network
ROANRotax Owner Assistance Network (engines)
References in classic literature ?
You must know I felt so interested in the splendid roan horse, with his elegant little rider, so tastefully dressed in a pink satin jacket and cap, that I could not help praying for their success with as much earnestness as though the half of my fortune were at stake; and when I saw them outstrip all the others, and come to the winning-post in such gallant style, I actually clapped my hands with joy.
He was thinking of the bright blush that overspread her face when Hardyman first spoke to her; he was thinking of the invitation to her to see the stud-farm, and to ride the roan mare; he was thinking of the utterly powerless position in which he stood towards Isabel and towards the highly-born gentleman who admired her.
As he clattered up, Alleyne could see that the roan horse was gray with dust and flecked with foam, as though it had left many a mile behind it.
From the Woods, on a roan horse, carbine across pommel, rode the young man with the quick black eyes.
He heard footsteps approaching, and drove his spurs so fiercely into the roan as to force a surprised groan from the animal as it leaped forward.
The top bar of the fence was four feet high, but he knew his roan and leaped it at full career to the accompaniment of several scattered shots.
Grantly was saying; but through Lute's mind was trooping her father on his great roan war-horse.
He was a tall, savage-looking young fellow, mounted on a powerful roan horse, and clad in the rough dress of a hunter, with a long rifle slung over his shoulders.
Roan was put on supervision for three years and banned from using the internet or approaching kids.
He had been second in the Old Roan two years ago and finished sixth behind Conquisto 12 months ago.
However, Pauling yesterday tweeted: "unfortunately Kauto Stone won't line up for the Old Roan Chase after picking up a knock at home.
Pauling tweeted: "Unfortunately Kauto Stone won't line up in the Old Roan Chase @ AintreeRaces after picking up a knock at home.