amour propre


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Synonyms for amour propre

feelings of excessive pride

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Although Amour Propre is 2lb better off, ground conditions are likely to be different and Bastiman reports Borderlescott to have thrived for his first run of the season.
40 at Newmarket but my head says AMOUR PROPRE in a Group Three dash usually won by a fancied contender.
HENRY CANDY is eyeing the Dubai Duty Free World Trophy at Newbury on September 19 for Amour Propre - if the ground is suitable.
Amour Propre faces by far his stiffest task to date and the feeling is the Australian challenge may not be quite as strong as in previous years with Takeover Target another year older.
The race was won in spectacular style by bargain buy Amour Propre who cost 1,500 guineas as a yearling and will be hard to stop in any sprint this year.
Henry Candy was notably glowing about Amour Propre, who made light of his trainer's concerns over the ground in the Willmott Dixon Cornwallis Stakes.
Candy can also strike with Amour Propre, who has accounted for a couple of decent sorts on his last two starts and is taken to complete a hat-trick in the Christmas Parties at Beverley Racecourse Novice Stakes.
The term amour propre entered the language of morality through Sorbi[grave{e}]re's translation of Hobbes's De Cive (1651).
Six of last year's 11-strong Goodwood field are back for more, with four of the first five in Masamah, Amour Propre, Beyond Desire and Humidor reopposing on the same terms.
Il y a bien mille manieres de rappeler a l'ordre tous ceux qui faillent a leurs obligations, surtout pas au detriment des concitoyens, profondement affectes dans leur amour propre.
Irish hopes of glory in Haydock's Betfred Sprint Cup will rest on Eddie Lynam's Sole Power, winner of the Group 1 'Nunthorpe' last year and runner-up to Amour Propre at the Curragh last Sunday, and the Charles O'Brien-trained Bewitched.
Candy has made his name down the years with wellknown sprinters such as Airwave, Kyllachy, Amour Propre and Markab.
Candy is a shrewd operator with his sprinters, with the likes of Airwave, Kyllachy, Amour Propre and Markab keeping him in the limelight.
Amour Propre faces his stiffest task to date and the feeling is the Australian challenge may not be quite as strong as in previous years.
TRAINER Henry Candy is expecting the big contingent of overseas raiders to give his speedy sprinter Amour Propre a tough test in the King's Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot.