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cardsharp

, cardsharper
a professional card player who cheats
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I take him as my main selection and Cardsharp (20-1) because of his early speed as my saver.
Earlier on the card theCarnarvon Stakes(1.50pm) can go the way of Middleham magician Mark Johnston's Cardsharp (7/1) who takes a dramatic drop in class and distance after running in the 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket a couple of weeks' ago.
The high-class CARDSHARP (3.00) can be a Gimcrack ace for trainer Mark Johnston.
Cardsharp was such a cosy winner of the July Stakes at Newmarket that he is fancied to defy a 3lb penalty in the Qatar Richmond Stakes.
Good racing at Beverley, with the Johnston-trained Cardsharp highly likely to be involved at the finish of the Brian Yeardley Continental Two-Year-Old Trophy.
Caught in the crosshairs of this volatile situation is a lonely young man, Arturo, a cardsharp who is enlisted to help save the life of his old friend Faustino--but who finds himself in a bargain he has no real way to win.
Putting its cardsharp hero through various escapades in Thailand that prove largely irrelevant to his mission to topple a gambling syndicate, the film shortchanges its starry cast with its shambolic plot and imbecilic gags.
Even the best poker face won't work against a new superhuman cardsharp.
The Sinclair Cardsharp is an ultra-thin knife that unfolds like origami.
He was Bret Maverick, a cardsharp and ladies man who got by on his wits instead of a six-gun and would just as soon duck a fight as face a showdown.
To the spirit of his great-grandmother, a hard-drinking cardsharp in the next world to whom he comes for help, he says, "I have no excuses.
As is typical of Levy's work, she has placed these concerns within the frame of magic acts and illicit street action in the references to the cardsharp practices of three-card monte.