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Synonyms for Azores

islands in the Atlantic Ocean belonging to Portugal

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Azorian tried to put it to the Cheltenham Champion Bumper scorer, who had made a winning debut over hurdles at Wexford four weeks earlier.
Gigginstown will be represented by both last week's Navan winner AZORIAN and the Mouse Morristrained RULE THE WORLD, runner-up to Wounded Warrior at Navan before finishing a well-beaten fifth to Apache Stronghold in a Grade 1 event at Leopardstown.
The latest of these came in a two-runner event at Navan, where he defeated the smart Azorian.
Azorian, successful over the trip and placed a few times at a higher level, heads the weights.
Earlier, Bryan Cooper had initiated his double when partnering odds-on favourite Azorian to an emphatic all-the-way success in the Follow Navan On Facebook Beginners Chase.
On that occasion he was unextended to defeat Azorian and it will be a major shock if he fails to confirm that form.
I have just five rides this weekend and, although he's not the most natural of jumpers, AZORIAN, in the beginners chase in Navan tomorrow, is probably the pick of them.
In December, Champion Bumper winner Briar Hill was sent off a 1-4 favourite to beat Azorian in a two-horse race at Navan, while three weeks later the same horse was a 1-3 market leader to beat just two rivals at Naas.
Earlier, the promising Azorian makes plenty of appeal in the Grade 3 Monksfield Novice Hurdle.
AZORIAN, my ride in the Florida Pearl is stepping-up in class after an encouraging first run over fences against the Tullow Tank in Fairyhouse.
With Noel Meade deciding not to r isk Apac he Stronghold because of a foot abscess and his other intended representative, Very Wood, forced to miss the race having been off his feed, it left Azorian as the sole challenger to Briar Hill and punters were left with little option but to keep their hands in their pockets.
Having his first run since joining Dessie Hughes and ridden for the first time by Adrian Heskin, Barry Connell's six-year-old quickened to join front-running Azorian at the third last.
Azorian is a horse of considerable promise and he is selected to land the second of the maiden hurdles.
Nagle inmate made a fine return from 11 months off the track to take a well-contested winners' event at Fairyhouse earlier in the month, defeating Azorian by a head.