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front-runner

the person or thing thought most likely to win or succeed. The press found out some juicy secrets about the front-runner and made them all public. Who is the front-runner in the race to be governor?
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Chaninbar (20-1) put up a splendid front-running performance to give conditional Sean Quinlan his biggest success in the Alder Hey Imagine Appeal Red Rum Handicap Chase.
Four years the junior of Carruthers, Coneygree made all at Cheltenham last month to win the Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle and returned to the track on Saturday to turn in a similar dominant front-running performance to take the Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle.
Built around a "hidden" order book, Pipeline enables traders at institutions and brokerage firms to anonymously negotiate large blocks of NYSE-listed companies, NASDAQ stocks, and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) in an environment free from the problems of backing away and front-running.
A small victory: As promised, here's the profit-or-loss statement for the little handicapping system proposed in this space to cope with front-running horses' dominance at Fairplex Park.
Gunner Welburn, who jumped badly atWarwick last time, will have had his confidence restored after this fluent front-running success at odds of 6-5.
FRONT-RUNNING tactics worked again for Ismeno in Ascot's William Hill Handicap Hurdle.
On October 16, 2003, it was reported by Reuters that the NYSE will seek fines totaling approximately $150 million against the five specialist firms for front-running trades that allegedly cost clients millions of dollars.
When it comes to front-running horses at Fairplex Park, you can't often beat them, so you have to bet on them.
Jenny Pitman's giant Tennessee Twist, a half-brother to Royal Athlete, notched his first fencing win when getting the better of front-running Indian Tracker for the Tony Preston Aspiring Champions Novices' Chase.
Prescott gained compensation at Newmarket when front-running twoyear-old Oasis Cannes rallied after being headed to win the 7f nursery.
With John McKee riding for trainer Bob Holthus, the son of Langfuhr comes off a front-running victory in the Southwest Stakes, his fifth consecutive win on dirt.
Because the Pipeline book is hidden, and no one has special access, problems of penny-jumping and front-running are non-existent.
Fifth last year after a bold front-running effort, Midnight Chase renews rivalry with three of those who finished in front of him in Long Run, Kauto Star and What a Friend.
Jeremy Rose, the young jockey who kept Afleet Alex upright after a top-of-the-stretch collision in the Preakness, makes his first appearance at Santa Anita on Saturday when he rides front-running Trickle of Gold in the La Brea Stakes for 3-year-old fillies.
For example, the Broker Surveillance Monitor looks for customers with high-risk positions, accounts experiencing extreme behaviors, employees front-running an account, brokers soliciting unapproved products, and other red flags.