hammerkop

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hammerkop:

see hammerheadhammerhead,
common name for a heavy-looking, heronlike bird, Scopus umbretta. Its plumage is brown with light and dark glossy, purplish streaks on the wings and body. It has short legs, partially webbed feet, and a heavy, wide, moderately long, black bill.
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 (bird).
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Hamerkop runs in the colours of trainer John Berry, but is part-owned by Fred Rickaby-former champion apprentice, one-time top South African trainer, and cousin of Lester Piggott.
Fred loved Sledgehammer and it would give me great satisfaction to win on Hamerkop at Yarmouth.
Hamerkop will need all of Roberts' genius to get home, having finished only fifth last time.