Dick Turpin


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Dick Turpin

Slang for a person who one is jokingly accusing of theft. A reference to a notorious robber in 18th-century England. I see you rummaging around in my purse, Dick Turpin! All of my money better still be in there!
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Admittedly Dick Turpin lacked the star quality of Canford Cliffs as a juvenile but he won the Greenham fair and square and then confirmed the form when second behind Makfi in the 2000 Guineas, with the fellow Richard Hannon-trained runner in third.
And Canford Cliffs cruised through to the front to deny stable-mate Dick Turpin.
VC Bet slashed Dick Turpin to 10-1 from 50s for next month's StanJames.
Dick Turpin Arakan-Merrily (Sharrood) National Stud pounds 7,000 RPR 124 Performance Richard Hannon has introduced a number of his top two-year-olds in maidens at Windsor, Dick Turpin included.
Tim Jones, racing manager for haulage magnate Tinkler, said: "At the moment, Richard is veering towards Dick Turpin, which is understandable on official ratings.
Dick Turpin could probably be described as the champion trainer's best older miler following the retirement of stable star Canford Cliffs.
Owned by John Manley, Dick Turpin bounced back to his best with a convincing win in the Totesport-backed Summer Mile and the prospect of last year's Prix Jean Prat winner gate-crashing the titanic Frankel versus Canford Cliffs clash is a possibility.
DICK Turpin returned to winning ways in the totesport.
Trained a few miles up the road by Richard Hannon, Canford's path to pounds 100,000 Lockinge glory was expected to be made difficult by stablemate Dick Turpin.
THE Group 1 Lockinge Stakes is the weekend highlight from Newbury with trainer Richard Hannon pitting his stable stars Canford Cliffs and Dick Turpin against each other.
DICK TURPIN can repay his owner's faith by overturning stablemate Canford Cliffs in the JLT Lockinge Stakes at Newbury tomorrow.
And when asked Canford Cliff cruised through to the front to deny stable-mate Dick Turpin.
DICK TURPIN failed to steal the French 2000 Guineas as master trainer Andre Fabre landed his fifth Poule D'Essai Des Poulains with Lope De Vega at Longchamp.
Dick Turpin, an amateur production by Paul Reakes, is the church's event during school half-term week next week.
Ali met with some of the Midlands' greatest boxers - Dick Turpin, Errol Christie and Jack Bodell - as well as signing autographs and spending time with youngsters.