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buckpasser

One who shifts or reassigns the blame or responsibility (for something) to another person, group, or thing. Every politician becomes a buckpasser when they fail to deliver on their promises. Maybe instead of being a buckpasser, you should have a think about what you could be doing to improve your performance.

buckpasser

n. someone who cannot accept the responsibility for something. (see also pass the buck.) When something really goes wrong, everybody suddenly becomes a buckpasser.
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THE BUCKPASSER: Not my department, are the lyrics of his song.
Three are out of mares by Woodman, who is bred on the same Mr Prospector Buckpasser cross as Exchange Rate's sire Seeking The Gold.
Sex Appeal E P Taylor's daughter of Buckpasser produced two brilliant champions in Try My Best and El Gran Senor, both of whom went on to exert an influence at stud.
Champion 2-y-o in Ireland, Champion 3-y-o colt in Cana**b c Norcliffe (1973, Buckpasser - Drama School, by Nearctic).
His record of big-race success included the Kentucky Derby and Belmont Stakes aboard Chateaugay - owned by the Darby Dan Farm of John Galbreath, who also owned Roberto - and his mounts included the great Dr Fager and Buckpasser and champions Graustark, Roman Brother and Arts And Letters.
RODRIGO DE TRIANO bay colt, born May 27, 1989 Pedigree Nearctic Northern Dancer Natalma El Gran Senor (b 1980) Buckpasser Sex Appeal Best In Show Habitat Hot Spark Garvey Girl Hot Princess (ch 1980) Crimson Satin Aspara Courtside Bred by Swettenham Sud in Kentucky Race record Ran 13 Won 9 2nd 0 3rd 0 Earned pounds 760,101 Big races won Champagne Stakes, Middle Park Stakes, 2,000 Guineas, Irish 2,000 Guineas, York International Stakes, Champion Stakes Group 1-winning progeny None Your recollections of Humble DutyA lovely grey filly who slaughtered the field in the 1,000gns.
It has been well publicised that the cross of Galileo over Danehill, which creates inbreeding to Northern Dancer (3x4), Buckpasser (5x5) and Natalma (4x5x5), is the formula behind Frankel, Golden Lilac and Roderic O'Connor.
THE DISTINGUISHED Phipps Stable, in whose black and cherry colours Buckpasser, Personal Ensign and Easy Goer raced, will be offering mares at this year's Keeneland November breeding stock sale, held on November 8-20 in Lexington.
The cross presents a potent mix as it not only produces inbreeding to Buckpasser but five strains of La Troienne, four of which arise through her War Admiral granddaughters Busher, Busanda (dam of Buckpasser) and Striking.
Dansili was a miler but his first two dams are by the stayers Kahyasi and High Line, while Danehill was a sprinter but the two grandsires of his dam Razyana, Ribot and Buckpasser, both won Group 1s over almost two miles.
On the track the grey son of Buckpasser won the Whitney Handicap and Suburban Handicap, earning more than $400,000 in prize-money.
Provideo went to Hollywood Park later that month for the Buckpasser Stakes over a mile, in which he was outclassed and outdone for stamina.
SUMMER BIRD ch c 7-4-2006 Fappiano Mr Prospector Killaloe Unbridled Gana Facil Le Fabuleux Charedi Grindstone Drone Sir Gaylord Cap And Bells Buzz My Bell Chateaupavia Chateaugay Glenpavia Birdstone (b 2001) Northern Dancer Nearctic Natalma Storm Bird South Ocean New Providence Shining Sun Dear Birdie Silent Screen Prince John Prayer Bell Hush Dear You All Nashua Honey Dear Northern Dancer Nearctic Natalma Storm Bird South Ocean New Providence Shining Sun Summer Squall Secretariat Bold Ruler Somethingroyal Weekend Surprise Lassie Dear Buckpasser Gay Missile Hong Kong Squall (ch 1996) Alydar Raise A Native Sweet Tooth Alysheba Bel Sheba Lt Stevens Belthazar Hong Kong Jade Nijinsky Northern Dancer Flaming Page Ruby Slippers Moon Glitter In Reality Foggy Note Bred by Drs K.K.
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