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Jair

(jā`ər), in the Bible. 1 Judge of Israel. 2 Mordecai's father. 3 See Jaare-oregimJaare-oregim
, in the Bible, father of David's man Elhanan. He also appears as Jair.
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, in the Bible, group of villages in Bashan and Gilead, E of the Jordan. They were named for Jair son of Manasseh or for Jair the judge. It also appears as Bashan-havoth-jair and the "towns of Jair."
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"He was only 18 when he won a Grade 1 race on Jair du Cochet and not many 18-year-olds do that.
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"I'm still frightened of Jair du Cochet - I think he is a very good horse on his day," said Knight, as Best Mate made his final appearance in public before the big race.
The handler said that Jair Du Cochet is slowly being wound up for his March 18 showdown with Best Mate after scoring in the Pillar Property Chase last month.
Jair du Cochet is 8-1 second best behind odds-on Best Mate in the Gold Cup betting, while Rince Ri is 14-1 to give the Papillon team of Ted Walsh and his son Ruby a second magical Aintree triumph on April 3.
While his rivals toiled, Jair Du Cochet romped home by a dozen lengths from Irish challenger Rince Ri - who was the only other contender to complete the course.
Ricou always had Jair Du Cochet (11-4) vying for the lead but his task was made easier when Sir Rembrandt pulled up after a circuit.
In truth, Jair Du Cochet's success herewas possibly aided by the fall of favourite Therealbandit, who was travelling strongly under Tony McCoy before making a mistake at the fourth-last fence and stumbling to the ground.
Graham Wylie has made a spectacular start as an owner but his audacious attempt to purchase Jair du Cochet got no further than booking a jet for France before word filtered through that the horse was not for sale - at any price.
Jair Du Cochet sent shockwaves through the racing world when he brushed aside Best Mate at Huntingdon last month, winning the Peterborough Chase over an extended two and a half miles by eight lengths.