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aye aye

An affirmation that a request or order has been understood and will be carried out directly. Originates from the Royal and US Navy, where it is an official reply to a command issued by a superior officer. A: "Can you be sure to pick up some eggs when you go to the supermarket?" B: "Aye aye!"
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His sire Captain Rio was a mudlark, yet it was on the fast side when Aye Aye Digby scored last time.
PLAY TIME Tot rolls up in style AYE AYE KIDS Children captain the parade
Patrick Chamings, trainer of Aye Aye Digby "The horse seems really well and we were pleased with his comeback at Lingfield.
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45) is a tightlyknit six-furlong contest, but AYE AYE DIGBY can strike for the in-form Henry Candy.
Henry Candy, trainer of Aye Aye Digby "He's in great form and should handle the ground provided it doesn't get much softer.
Most of his rivals are exposed handicappers, and although Aye Aye Digby will probably fit into that category himself in a year's time, he's only three and has more scope than most
The Liverpudlian wisecracker is producing his own World Cup song - and as the tune is the old favourite Aye Aye Ippy, he couldn't resist a chorus of "Singing Aye Aye Ippy, the Germans bombed our chippy.
Aye Aye Popeye, which has come up against two very smart novices in his opening excursions over fences, appears to have an ideal opportunity to make it 'third-time'lucky' in the opening Irish Stallion Farms Beginners Chase.
Henry Candy had one runner on what was an especially busy Saturday and those who joined in the gamble on his Aye Aye Digby were rewarded when the 9-2 favourite edged out Baldemar by a neck in the sprint handicap.
Dane O'Neill is an eyecatching booking for Aye Aye Digby in the 2.
Aye Aye Popeye holds the Noel Meade-trained Carlesimo on the form of his victory at Clonmel, although his rival has since progressed to win at Kilbeggan.