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Synonyms for boatswain

a petty officer on a merchant ship who controls the work of other seamen

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here with Bosuns Mate and said he'd do well for me.
The Nigel Twiston-Davies-trained Bosuns Mate overcame some sketchy jumping to score, and the victory proved to be jockey Jamie Goldstein's first winning ride since suffering a back injury in a fall at Plumpton on Easter Monday.
Twiston-Davies, completing his most successful season, said Bosuns Mate had been "wrong all season", and he had "no idea" why he suddenly came good in March, winning at Bangor and going on to finish a short-head second to High Game at Aintree.
"Bosuns Mate is very well but will need every yard of this trip," warned Scudamore.
Tony McCoy was unscathed after taking a heavy fall from the favourite Upgrade at the ninth, but the sympathy vote went to connections of Bosuns Mate, who led everywhere bar where it mattered.
Selections: 2.00 Best Mate, 2.35 Flagship Uberalles, 3.10 Bosuns Mate, 3.45 Risk Of Thunder, 4.20 No Discount, 4.50 Wave Rock, 5.20 Shantarini (nap).
Bosuns Mate showed vast improvement to defeat a good field at Bangor last month.
Other leading fancies include the Mary Reveley-trained Robbo, who has already won four times over fences, and Nigel Twiston-Davies's Bosuns Mate, who sprang a 25-1 surprise when beating the useful Windross at Bangor a fortnight ago.
But the upside of Jenks's day was a fine victory aboard 25-1 shot Bosuns Mate in the three-mile novice chase.
Winston Run, third in the Festival race at 100-1, reopposes in the three-mile Simon Was Born Too Soon Novices' Chase, in which Bosuns Mate and Connor Macleod also have claims.
I suggest you have a saver on at that price, but retain your main interest for Bosuns Mate at the general 10-1.
However, as the bookmakers continue to shorten his odds, all that is reflected in the market and I think we can get far better value with Flying Gunner and a saving bet on Bosuns Mate.
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The six-year-old Kayf Tara gelding is out of an unraced halfsister to the useful Bosuns Mate, who in turn is out of a half-sister to Young Hustler.
"Our father completed 55 voyages on the Reina Del Pacifico, held the rank of Bosuns Mate during the Second World War and became a Bosun after the war.