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klaxon

[′klak·sən]
(engineering acoustics)
A diaphragm horn sometimes operated by hand.
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Zahrat Dubai became the favourite after her impressive win at York last week, but trainer John Dunlop's comments about Claxon, after stable companion Cashaplenty had been beaten by Ramruma in the Lingfield Oaks trial, started to ring bells.
Ramruna won the Lingfield trial well enough, but Dunlop will be disappointed if he cannot beat her with Claxon.
Bulaxie (Gr3, dam of Gr2 winner Claxon, Gr3 winner Cassydora and Listed winner Classic Remark) and Zimzalabim (Gr1-placed in France, champion in Slovakia), and to the dam of Gr3-placed Listed winner Sweepstake.
When the claxon sounds at 5pm whoever is left holding the ball is the winner.
Claxon sounded her Oaks warning to the others when cruising away with the Lupe Stakes.
Minutes later, however, jubilation turned to despondency when the claxon sounded and the daughter of Rock Of Gibraltar was demoted after causing significant interference to the runner-up in the final stages.
Claxon is set to make a big noise in the Oaks after thundering into the big-race picture when Eddery steered her to a comfortable win at Kempton over Easter.
The trainer, whose well-fancied pair Claxon and Lucido disappointed in the Vodafone Oaks and Derby respectively last weekend, has withdrawn Alabaq from tomorrow's Prix de Diane Hermes (French Oaks) at Chantilly (live on BBC2), leaving Nasheed, to be ridden by Richard Hills, to take on 13 rivals.
And as the claxon sounded to end the mayhem at 5pm the ball game had a new four-times champion - Grendon's Dave Mitchell.
The 500-acre Hesmonds Stud has been bought from the Goulandris family, who enjoyed great success as breeders with descendants of Galaxie Dust - the dam or ancestress of Bulaxie, Claxon, and Zoffany.
Credit-A-Plenty gave Ramruma plenty to think about in the Lingfield Oaks Trial but left that Classic to stable companion Claxon.
The former champion has realistic prospects in Friday's Vodafone Oaks and Coronation Cup with Claxon and Silver Patriarch respectively.