cock of the rock


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Synonyms for cock of the rock

bird of the Andes similar to Rupicola rupicola

tropical bird of northern South America the male having brilliant red or orange plumage and an erectile disklike crest

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Cock Of The Rock can make it three wins in four bumper starts at Worcester in the PP Business Improvement Consultants Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race.
Those eco-incentives include an abundance of hummingbirds and orchids as well as the presence of Peru's national bird, the scarlet cock of the rock.
Sean Bowen, aged 16, son of leading Welsh trainer Peter Bowen, who incidentally trained Brunico, rode his first ever double on Son Of Swallow and Cock Of The Rock at the Llangeinor Hunt Point-To-Point.
Dark Ages, third-time lucky at Nottingham last time, can follow up in Lingfield's Airey Miller Partnership Nursery, while Cock Of The Rock can continue success in Worcester's PP Business Improvement Consultants Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race.
Sangfroid won by two lengths from the favourite Cock Of The Rock whose owner David Brace OBE took the restricted with his promising home bred five-year-old Dbobe (the clue is in the owner's initials) who won by two lengths from Neighbours Lady.
McCoydelivers Punters who took the hint that Tony McCoy had turned up at the Severnside course for just one ride were rewarded with a winner after Cock Of The Rock just held off the renewed attentions of Royal Scoundrel by a short head.
NAOMI MATTHEW: 6.10 Private Story, 6.40 Gunship, 7.10 Frosty Spring, 7.40 Spirit Is Needed, 8.10 Tram Express, 8.40 Rio Gael, 9.10 Cock Of The Rock.
Hannah Watson came away with a double on Silver Phoenix and Over Night Bag and the Bonham Mens Open Race went to 10-1 shot Ice Cool Benny who, ridden by his trainer Tom Weston, scored by six lengths from Cock Of The Rock.
Lay of the day Cock Of The Rock (12.45 Ffos Las) Has the best form on offer with two wins and several good placed efforts but all of those runs came on better ground and there is a big concern over his ability to handle this softer surface.
NAOMI MATTHEW: 1.55 Life Long, 2.30 Bell Harbour, 3.00 On The Bridge, 3.35 Crystal Rock, 4.10 Pin D'Estruval, 4.40 Sir Ian, 5.10 Cock Of The Rock