Heart racing, Taran went.
Bull-fights have never been popular in Rio de Janeiro, but horse-racing is a favourite sport, and the Jockey Club maintains a racecourse in the Sao Francisco Xavier suburb.
There was a fender bender in the town square that delayed me but I wasted little time racing up the Surry road.
He patted her leg with another of his friendly smiles and turned his attention to the world racing by them.
Dean nodded in agreement, his stomach roiling and his heart racing as he hoisted his knapsack to his shoulders and they slowly entered.
The world was turning at Mach speed and Dean felt himself racing along with the uninformed, totally out of control.
In 1907 the Brooklands racing track for motorcars was opened near Weybridge.
Of parks and open spaces there are in the south, Brodie Park (22 acres), presented in 1871 by Robert Brodie; towards the north Fountain Gardens (7a acres), the gift of Thomas Coats and named from the handsome iron fountain standing in the centre; in the north-west, St James Park (40 acres), with a racecourse (racing dates from 1620, when the earl of Abercorn and the Town Council gave silver bells for the prize); Dunn Square and the old quarry grounds converted and adorned; and Moss Plantation beyond the north-western boundary.
On two Panathenaic prize vases in the British Museum are figures of racing bigae, in which, contrary to the description given above, the driver is seated with his feet resting on a board hanging down in front close to the legs of his horses.
In 1866 he matriculated at Christ Church, Oxford, but went down in 1868, by the request of the dean, rather than abandon the possession of a small racing stud.
When it is added that Fauquier was a passionate gambler, and that the gentry who gathered every winter at Williamsburg, the seat of government of the province, were ruinously addicted to the same weakness, and that Jefferson had a taste for racing, it does credit to his early strength of character that of his social opportunities he took only the better.
He is an expert rider; horse-racing is his national amusement, and the Baluch breed of horses is celebrated throughout northern India.
There are numerous residences belonging to patrons of the turf, together with stables, and racing and training establishments.
I left the phone off the hook, retreated back to the bedroom and with my heart racing, I closed the door behind me.
Touching him sent warm energy racing through her blood.
He paced, mind racing with memories he could no longer suppress, thoughts of his brother, of Claire, of Darian's death.
She took his hand and kissed his palm, then ran to her library, mind racing with what she'd learned about him.
Sofia turned, surprised to Traci racing toward her from across the helipad.
Only little Lydia—who I understand was Jill-on-the-job and busted you for racing on her first day on duty.
Determined to find some peace and quiet, Wynn ignored the men racing in different directions through the hallways and went to one of the back stairwells.
He turned in time to see someone racing away.
With heart racing he began to sense what he would find beyond.
She took a quick step backward, blood racing up her neck and warming her cheeks.
The telephone rang and she dropped the hoe, racing for the house.
She screamed, racing for the tree and knowing she didn't have a chance of outrunning the dog.
The whippet is a local English dog, used chiefly in rabbit coursing and racing, and is almost certainly a cross between greyhounds and terriers.
The principal pastimes are gambling, boat-racing, cockand fishfighting and kite-flying, and a kind of football.
Horse-racing has also come into vogue, and Boitsfort, in the bois, and Groenendael, farther off in the Foret de Soignies, are fashionable places of reunion for society.
The village has various manufactures, including bolts and nuts, motors for racing boats and automobiles; there are also large planing and wood-moulding mills.
There are different styles of riding adapted to the different purposes for which horses are ridden - on the road, in the school, hunting, racing, steeple-chasing and in the cavalry service - just as there are different horses more suitable by conformation, breeding and training for each.
See also Horsemanship; Hunting; Cavalry; Racing And Steeple-Chase; and Polo.
His A Few Words on Horse-racing, a sport which he did so much to introduce and ennoble, appeared in 1839.
A special feature of the games in the circus was chariot racing, in which mules, as the oldest draught beasts, took the place of horses.
Being unable to find suitors for the other daughters, Danaus offered them in marriage to the youths of the district who proved themselves victorious in racing contests (Pindar, Pythia, ix.
The horses of Vermont have been famous in the development of American racing stocks; the Morgan stock is best known, and other famous Vermont strains are Messenger and Black Hawk.
Her shaky insides grew warm, her heart racing from fear and his nearness.
His gaze swept over her body, lingering on her breasts, and she wished she'd stopped by the locker room to pull on a shirt instead of racing to get away from Darian.
She hurried to her feet and continued, heart racing as she ran through the city towards her home.
She rolled over and sat up, trying to calm a racing heart.
His mind followed suit, racing along, constructing a plan to prove his theory and more importantly, to address it.
Dean asked, his heart racing nonstop.
"Pardon our friend," Brady said, forcing himself to stay with the soldiers instead of racing down the hall with Elise.