Cann, whose best horses included Pharoah Hophra, Harlech Lad, Super Trojan and Devon Air, first took out a permit shortly after World War II
Pharoah Hophra scored four times as a novice hurdler in the 1968/69 season but, because Cann did not hold a Flat licence, was transferred to Frank Cundell before landing the Bessborough Handicap
This poem, together with 29:3-5, tells the story, through vivid language, of how Yahweh will bring Pharaoh Hophra to destruction for his part in the demise of Judah.
The same king had also confronted Hophra, the pharaoh in Ezekiel 32 (cf.
29-32) are connected with a specific pharaoh, Hophra, known for his challenge to Nebuchadrezzar (cf.
came to help the besieged, and the Babylonians raised the siege to drive the Egyptians back, but then returned to Jerusalem.
In the years 590/589 Hophra became the pharaoh of Egypt.
But there is another great eagle, also with great wings and many feathers, obviously Hophra, Pharaoh of Egypt.