Dutch uncle


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Dutch uncle

strict elder who scolds and moralizes. [Br. Slang: Lurie, 122–123]
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In a bid to avoid a repeat, Dutch Uncle, an 88-rated handicapper who changed hands last month for 36,000gns and joined Robert Cowell, has been added to the field for the royal meeting's curtainraiser.
Although Dutch Uncle is now 2lb better off for finishing a length behind Taper Tantrum in fourth, I felt he acted better on the unique track.
He always targets this race with a well-handicapped horse and with top lightweight jockey Franny Norton on board, everything looks set fair for Dutch Uncle.
TODAY'S SELECTIONS Musselburgh 3.25 Barnet Fair Sandown 1.45 Mustaaqeem HORSES TO FOLLOW Aces, Barefoot Dancer, Beautiful Romance, Bold Lass, Dawaa, Diamondsandrubies, Dutch Connection, Dutch Uncle, Earth Drummer, Edgar Balthazar, Edification, Flight Officer, Great Glen,Hakam, Hathal, Hernandoshideaway, Humidor, Indigo, Interception, King To Be, Kodi Bear, Latharnach, Madeed, Major Crispies, Make It Up, Mutarakez, Muthmir, Our Joy, Pretend, Revolutionist, Richard Of Yorke, Rizeena, Royal Birth, Salateen, Silkbow, Sir Roger Moore, Spanish Squeeze, Stravagante, Suddyan, Taper Tantrum, Tick The Boxes, Tiggy Wiggy, Vert De Grece, Yasmeen, Zannda.
The fifth, Space Age, has already won since and Dutch Uncle looks capable of defying a 3lb rise.
That initially looked a disappointing effort but the winner, third and fourth have all won since and the second Dutch Uncle was third behind Time Test in a red-hot running of the London Gold Cup at Newbury 11 days ago.
A "Dutch uncle" is someone who constantly complains.
The soundscape will be set against a musical score composed and directed by Robin Richards (Dutch Uncles) and will include guest pieces by MC Zani (performed by the Beatbox Collective), Oliver Vibrans and Katie Chatburn.
So many local names out there at the minute are taking the world by storm; KSR, Children of Zeus, ILL, Black Josh, Dutch Uncles, See Thru Hands, OLA, Pearl City, PINS, the list really does go on...
On the music front, Joan As Policewoman, Beth Orton, Dutch Uncles, Lisa Knapp, Scott Mat thews, Julie Murphy and The Keel ers will be among those entertain ing on one of the two stages.
DUTCH UNCLES, an intriguing band who cite the likes of Steve Reich, XTC and King Crimson as key influences, are back on the road to promote current album Cadenza.
They'll be joined on the night by Dutch Uncles, a quintet of mates who met at primary school in Marple on the outskirts of Manchester.