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  Travelator Captures Garland of Roses | bloodhorse.com
A muddy track and a blistering pace helped Our Sugar Bear Stable's Travelator to a head victory over Sensibly Chic in the $80,900 Garland of Roses Handicap for fillies and mares at six furlongs Saturday at Aqueduct.
Sent off at better than 8-1, Travelator closed along the inside for jockey Norberto Arroyo to get the nod in 1:10 3/5.
Travelator earned $48,345 for her owner and returned $19.60, $7.00 and $4.30.
racing.bloodhorse.com /viewstory.asp?id=25766   (368 words)

  
  Halfbakery: Anti Pitch Invasion Travelator
mix that with your travelator and we finally have a solution for the dullness of scottish football.
The travelator is made from a coarse rubber sheet.
If the home side had control of the travelator speed they could use it to dastardly effect: the opposition run off to grab the ball for a quick throw-in, and you simply speed up the travelator catapulting them off their feet.
www.halfbakery.com /idea/Anti_20Pitch_20Invasion_20Travelator   (534 words)

  
 Travelator Blogging
There is nothing better than rushing for a flight at an airport and seeing that the long walk to the departure gate is going to be cut down by jumping upon one of these moving sidewalks.
Perhaps they wanted the exercise, perhaps their destination was halfway along the travelator or perhaps they were too proud or even scared to use it.
The travelator was simply a tool to double our speed and get where we were going faster than would be possible under our own power.
www.problogger.net /archives/2005/09/08/travelator-blogging/?jal_no_js=true&poll_id=13   (1247 words)

  
 Slush Pile: Terminal Travelator
In Johannesburg International Airport a passenger was attempting to get past a blockage of airpport trolleys on the travelator caused by another passenger stopping at the end of the walkway.
The passenger attempted to bypass the offending trolleys by climbing onto the railings of the moving travelator.
The 50 year old was not quite as nimble and sure-footed as he thought and sadly fell off the railings onto the floor.
www.darwinawards.com /slush/200510/pending20051014-040939.html   (332 words)

  
  TRAVELATOR
"TRAVELATOR" is a common misspelling or typo for: revelator, revelatory.
A type of passenger-carrying device on which passengers stand or walk, and in which the passenger-carrying surface remains parallel to its direction of motion and is uninterrupted.
All intellectual property rights in and to the game are owned in the U.S.A and Canada by Hasbro Inc., and throughout the rest of the world by J.W. Spear & Sons Limited of Maidenhead, Berkshire, England, a subsidiary of Mattel Inc. Mattel and Spear are not affiliated with Hasbro.
www.websters-online-dictionary.org /definition/english/tr/travelator.html   (461 words)

  
  Escalator - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A moving walkway, moving sidewalk, travelator, or travellator is a slow conveyor belt that transports people horizontally or on an incline in a similar manner to an escalator.
An inclined moving sidewalk, also called a movator, travelator or moving ramp, is used in airports and supermarkets to move people to another floor with the convenience of an elevator (people can take along their suitcase trolley or shopping cart) and the capacity of an escalator.
A few fatal accidents are known to have involved escalators and travelators: Sally Baldwin, a professor of the University of York, was crushed to death at Tiburtina Station in Rome on 28 October 2003 after a travelator collapsed and she was pulled into the cogwheels.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Moving_ramp   (2689 words)

  
 Moving sidewalk - One Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
A moving sidewalk, moving walkway or travelator is a slow speed conveyor belt to transport people; they can walk along it or stand; it is like a horizontal escalator.
At least one person has been killed by such a system: Sally Baldwin, a professor of the University of York was crushed to death at Tiburtina Station in Rome on 28 October 2003 after a travelator collapsed and she was pulled into the cogwheels.
An inclined moving sidewalk, movator or moving ramp is used in airports and supermarkets to move people to another floor with the convenience of an elevator (people can take along their suitcase trolley or shopping cart) and the capacity of an escalator.
www.onelang.com /encyclopedia/index.php/Travelator   (396 words)

  
 The Sports Network - Daily Racing Form   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
In the 2004 Susan B. Anthony, Travelator was favored at 3-2, but she had to settle for second, finishing a half-length behind Cologny.
Travelator, trained by Stan Hough, made amends less than a month later when she won the Arctic Queen at Finger Lakes.
Now 5, Travelator earned a career-best 98 Beyer Speed Figure two races ago when she was beaten by just 1 1/4 lengths in the Grade 2 Distaff Breeders' Cup Handicap at Aqueduct.
sports.baltimoresun.com /?c=sportsnetwork&page=drf/news/BWN3918082.htm   (428 words)

  
 Moving walkway plan for metro sparks safety concerns
The RPA has proposed the travelator as a cheaper alternative to running the metro through a Dart station, which it believes would greatly increase the cost of the project.
Travelators are commonly used in other countries to ferry passengers to and from trains and planes.
A travelator was mooted after the RPA was asked to find ways of reducing its original estimate for the cost of the metro.
www.redbrick.dcu.ie /~markpb/2003/000022   (624 words)

  
 Autotote News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
As far as Travelator goes, she has been with Gullo for about three weeks now and her new trainer is pleased with the four-year-old New York-bred filly.
Travelator will have her work cut out for her as her nemesis, Cologny, will be the one to catch in the Garland of Roses.
Cologny has finished ahead of Travelator the last four times they have met, but Gullo is hoping things change Saturday.
www.scientificgames.com /newstory.asp?id=4164   (725 words)

  
 Sugar Maple Farm
Travelator's victory increased her earnings by $33,000 to $499,442 and improved her record to 10 - 6 - 4 in 26 starts.
She is the 10th New York-bred open stakes winner of 2005, and the Candy Eclair was the 11th open stakes won in 2005 by a runner foaled in the Empire State.
Travelator notched the fourth stakes victory of her two-season career when she passed three horses in the stretch to earn a head decision over Sensibly Chic in the $80,900 Garland of Roses Handicap on Saturday at Aqueduct.
www.sugarmaple-farm.com /news-ap-jet.shtml   (6081 words)

  
 New York Racing Association - Aqueduct   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
While the five-year-old mare has put together another solid season in 2005, defending her title this afternoon in the $75,000 Garland of Roses for fillies and mares at six furlongs will not be an easy task.
Travelator probably lost a couple weeks of training as a result of being shipped to Kentucky, going through the sale and being shipped back to New York.
The quality of the Garland of Roses field may be Travelator's biggest obstacle in her attempt to win this race in consecutive seasons.
www.nyra.com /aqueduct/second.asp?track=A&id=1961   (724 words)

  
 The Occasional Paper Issue 8   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Extreme weather conditions: The Travelator should be used only in temperate climates, as overheating may cause the internal engine to burst open and ignite the large fuel cylinders that are fixed around it.
This is due to complicated indemnity procedures often associated with accidental limb-loss and/or the alleviation of life from certain individuals who have sought to abuse the Travelator without careful adherence to the guidelines vaguely outlined in section 14.4.
Replico hope that the Travelator will be transformed from it's rather diluted form, often secluded to the passenger terminals in busy airports, and be a common sight in our towns and cities within the next two years.
www.borbonesa.co.uk /printed/occasionalpaper/top8.htm   (1273 words)

  
 New York Racing Association - Aqueduct   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
A muddy track and a blistering pace set up Our Sugar Bear Stable’s Travelator perfectly Saturday afternoon for a head victory over Sensibly Chic in the 12th running of the $80,900 Garland of Roses Handicap for fillies and mares at six furlongs.
Travelator returned $19.60, and was the fourth winner of the afternoon for Arroyo, who earlier won the fourth race with Harmony Hall ($6.80); the fifth with Daddy Joe ($6.50); and the seventh race, the $60,750 Exogenous with Our Rite of Springs ($4.10).
Travelator, a New York-bred daughter of A.P. Jet, was previously trained by Stan Hough.
www.nyra.com /aqueduct/news.asp?track=A&id=1496   (448 words)

  
 This Is Hertfordshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
A family use the dangerous travelator which is responsible for accidents ranging from falls to broken bones.
Some accidents were severe, with one woman breaking her ankle an injury which can take years to heal fully and in another a heavily pregnant woman slipped and fell.
The "soak-up" mats at the top and bottom of the travelator, laid there to remove excess water from wet shoes, were old, dirty and saturated, meaning they actually made customers' shoes wetter and put them at greater risk of a fall.
www.thisishertfordshire.co.uk /display.var.633063.0.0.php   (354 words)

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