Seen here is Parrot's Claw, Clianthus
puniceus, a semi-evergreen climber with exotic blooms which is happy against a warm wall.
, owned by Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, trained by James Naylor and to be ridden by Ali Al Saffar, is tipped to win the Western Gulf Advisory Cup for imported horses which carries a cash prize of BD1,000 and to be run over 1,600 metres, starting at 3.
, she won a Listed race at Hanshin in April.
CLUSTERS of crimson-scarlet, claw-shaped flowers give clianthus
the common names of parrot's bill and lobster claw.
2nd race: 1 Mysterious Secret (Hussain Yousif Sarhan, Yousif Sarhan, Samir Dawood); 2 Don't Cross (Alreef Syndicate, Awn Mubarak, Ross Amainson); 3 Asaab (S Kumail Shabir Hashim, Osama Hashim, A Jaleel Ahmed); Clianthus
(Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdulla bin Isa Al Khalifa, J Naylor, Gerald Avranche).