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Synonyms for highflyer

a person of great ability and ambition

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I miss John McCririck, I'm slowly getting used to the graphics, which seem to have been tweaked to make them easier to read, I detest the depictions of the silks, which are even sillier than the silly ones Highflyer used, and I give the new theme tune roughly the same marks as the previous one (three out of ten).
The Million In Mind Partnership is run by Anthony Bromley and David Minton of Highflyer and they have managed to win their race on a couple of occasions, most recently with Nadiya De La Vega in 2010.
The Financial Services Authority said John Akinduro, of Highflyer Business Services, submitted applications in the names of two people without their knowledge or consent, and used false documents to support the applications.
THERE'S some competitive action at Warwick tomorrow with several well thought of youngsters set to line up in the Highflyer Bloodstock Novices' Chase (2.
The Paul Nicholls-trained son of Bigstone was the winner of the pounds 10,000 Highflyer Bloodstock Four Year Old Novices' Chase, the first such contest restricted to horses of that age group for well over a decade.
com comments Highflyer Bloodstock @agentbloodstock Need to see the details but 80 chases to be axed by BHA for small fields is worrying for the future development of quality novice chasers in UK.
ARALDUR left Alan King scratching his head regarding future plans after catching the trainer off guard in the Highflyer Bloodstock Four Years Old Novices' Chase at Warwick.
IF you think of Cheltenham Festival highflyers, the names Paul Nicholls, J P McManus and Harry Findlay spring to mind - but none of that famous trio had cause to name their company Highflyer.
How different it was on Saturday at Cheltenham, where many members of the outgoing Highflyer team, both those who appear on screen and off it, were working at jumping's home for the final time.
As regular watchers of Channel 4 Racing will know, had current producers Highflyer been overseeing that transmission the official image being scrutinised by the judge would have been on viewers' screens within moments of the horses crossing the line.
Channel 4 and the Highflyer team have helped make the Cheltenham Festival one of the year's great televised sporting events over the last decade and this nomination is a thoroughly deserved recognition for some superb broadcasting.
Top jumpers sourced at this sale include Pearl Swan, bought by Highflyer Bloodstock last year for [euro]90,000, and Nacarat, whose earnings have sailed past the [euro]70,000 he cost here in 2007.
CHRISTIAN Von Der Recke maintained his impressive strike rate at Warwick when saddling Water Quirl to land the Highflyer Bloodstock Four Years Old Novices' Chase yesterday.
After being contacted by Ofcom, whose code of conduct states products and services must not be promoted in programming, Channel 4 explained the decision to interview Williams was taken by production company Highflyer Productions, which is being replaced by IMG Sports Media from next year.