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blinkers

n. the eyes. As I opened my blinkers, guess who I saw?
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We liked him before the first day, but he ran at the Curragh and disappointed and we don't know why; maybe he was just a little idle and babyish so we put the blinkers on at Leopardstown and left them on here.
I worked him in blinkers earlier in the week and he took off like a Ferrari," revealed winning trainer Ed Dunlop.
Conclusion Wears a hood and blinkers, so might not be the most straightforward.
Zarkandar was fourth in the Stan James Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham last time without any headgear, but has worn blinkers in his native France as a youngster.
Just as the blinkers on a horse may blind the animal to pertinent information, so many members of the public, media figures, politicians, and even scientists themselves wear blinkers when it comes to a wide range of scientific issues, according to Pasternak (founding director of the Oxford International Biomedical Centre, UK).
AIDAN O'Brien will use blinkers on So You Think in the Breeders' Cup Classic tomorrow as he feels the giant Australian import is getting too relaxed in his races.
Madison Du Berlais will wear blinkers for the first time and his trainer David Pipe revealed it is something they have been considering for a while.
One way of making manufacturers make indicators with standard amber blinkers is if the government set a law that prohibits red blinkers.
David Pipe is relying on a resurgence of his stable form and the reapplication of blinkers to spark Comply Or Die back into life ahead of the defence of his title in the John Smith's Grand National on April 4.
Wearing blinkers for the first time, Sanglote landed an 18-runner event by two lengths under top Flat jockey Seamie Heffernan.
Our Vic was his conqueror at Aintree and David Pipe's star also won the Ryanair at Cheltenham - victories credited to the application of blinkers, which will be on again at Kempton.
There were no injuries to any racegoers and the horse, who was wearing blinkers for the first time at a racecourse, escaped with minor scrapes.
In the first place, the land the Methodist church at the corner of Connaught Road and Marton Moor Road, in Nunthorpe, is built on was a gift and, over the years - unless they have blinkers on - they must see the volume of cars has doubled.
The Bling Bling Blinkers sell for a suggested retail price of $3.
Perhaps even the Godfearing, good people were wearing blinkers and could not see that it was wrong.