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a light that flashes on and off

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a blinking light on a motor vehicle that indicates the direction in which the vehicle is about to turn

blind consisting of a leather eyepatch sewn to the side of the halter that prevents a horse from seeing something on either side

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put blinders on (a horse)

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Ryan liked him and maybe we'll take the blinkers off him again now," O'Brien said.
The champion trainer said: "I have declared Zarkandar in blinkers for the Aintree Hurdle.
The reason he is wearing blinkers is because of the way he has run in his last three starts, especially when he won the Irish Champion Stakes when he appeared just to do enough at the end," said O'Brien (pictured below).
He was a little bit disappointing last time, but it was at Cheltenham which it appears he doesn't like, but he's back at Kempton and he wears blinkers for the first time," said the Nicholashayne trainer.
Last year the blinkers brought about a lot of improve-men.
We'll have the blinkers on him again and he has a nice weight and hopefully he can run a respectable race.
He's got the blinkers on again and they made a big difference to him last year.
Haslam's son Ben said: "He's worn blinkers before at home and had behaved very well in them and was good in the preparade ring today.
So we suggest you go back to the drawing board and take the blinkers off, because your attitude clearly makes out you couldn't care less.
There are times when all of us wear such blinkers or even turn a blind eye to something that is wrong.
The opposition includes good but unreliable horses such as Lava Man, who won The Californian two races after trainer Doug O'Neill fitted him with blinkers and was assigned a race-high 118 pounds for the first Gold Cup contested under handicap conditions since 1996; and Congrats, the Santa Anita Handicap winner who can give trainer Richard Mandella a third Gold Cup triumph.
It was a different story yesterday as the nine-year-old, running in blinkers for the first time, captured chasing's most cherished prize .
A horse can run in blinkers, which are cups over the eyes, a visor, which are blinkers with a vertical slit, or cheekpieces, the sheepskin strips which run down the side of the head.
No, Cameron should take a leaf out of Harry Fry's book and introduce blinkers for the entire British workforce, apart from bus drivers, jumbo jet pilots and creative midfielders - for obvious reasons.