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yardbird

1. n. a convict. Who’s the yardbird with the headphones on his noodle?
2. n. an inept soldier. (Military.) How many of you yardbirds would like to go home in one piece?
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The fate of the Yardbird is certainly not sealed and it will be interesting to see what comes out of the public consultation.
Mr Gutmann said the inspiration behind Yardbird is to ""'reclaim fried chicken from the takeaways and bring it to a quality restaurant environment".
Ably ridden by Robert Thornton (Red Flare had been ridden by conditional Jack Doyle), Yardbird represents the Gilco partnership of Nick Gill and Tim Collins, who has had a quiet time since the retirement of his 2000 Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Looks Like Trouble.
Charlie Yardbird can continue the run of bumper winners the yard has thrown up and looks the part.
So that leaves Standin Obligation, Yardbird, Bagan, Thistlecraft and Henry's Pride to make up a very quickly assembled short list of five.
Key stat Paul Carberry has a 25 per cent strike-rate (11 winners from 44 rides) in chases at Leopardstown in the last five seasons and is on board the Noel Meade-trained Charlie Yardbird
If you miss the Dan Weiss musicians on Wednesday, they are in town to do educational work with the Birmingham Conservatoire jazz students and will be joining some of them at the Yardbird Jazz Club's Cobweb Collective jam session on Thursday from 10pm.
But for once I was prepared to risk life, limb and eardrums by entering Birmingham's newest jazz club - The Yardbird.
And we realized that for many of these guys, they probably played Yardbird songs in their first bands.
BIRMINGHAM folk seven-piece The Dirty Old Folkers will be celebrating St Patrick's Day in style with a performance at The Yardbird on Sunday.
They will be appearing on Thursday at The Yardbird Jazz Club in Birmingham and it has been operating a committed live policy since it opened in 2007.
ALTHOUGH last of five finishers on his return at Sandown recently, Yardbird was not beaten too far, and with the run under his belt can end his barren spell in today's Mar City Developments Handicap Chase (3.
The Duggan Profiles Novice Hurdle looks a trappy affair, but Charlie Yardbird is the least exposed runner in the line up and might shade it.
He entertained a large crowd at The Yardbird with his biggest hit to date, Elusive.