Jackeen


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Jackeen

(dʒæˈkiːn)
n
Irish a slick self-assertive lower-class Dubliner
[C19: from proper name Jack + -een, Irish diminutive suffix, from Irish Gaelic -ín]
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Both Huarache Madison and Jackeen Flyer will be bad results for us, and both look to have been expertly readied for the competition having had multiple trials at the track.
The Jackeen may get caught a couple of times with a rubbish spectacle, but he won't keep coming back.
Not in my book, but then I'm a thick Mick, oiwnseach (Gaelic female fool), a culchie (village idiot) - not to be confused with a jackeen (a city wide boy).
79sec, +30 for 500m) and Jackeen Flyer, who was beaten just under a length by highlyregarded kennelmate Forest West in 29.
So tonight Dublin's 515 take their jackeen selves down to Kelly's on Bridge Street for a night of clubbing delights.
And then hhe starred as the rascal Flurry Knox in the Irish RM alongside the splendidly stuffy Jackeen Peter Bowles as a long- suffering magistrate forever foxed by culchie Murray.
Golden Jacket Ladbrokes (714m Crayford, final February 27): 12 Jackeen Flyer, Keplar Nine, Rubys Rascal, 14 Roswell Romanov, 16 Huarache Madison, Jaytee Patriot, Jovial Monk, Russelena Reggie, 20 Airmount Tess, Ballydoyle Maura, Goldies Hotspur, Yaha More Pints, 25 bar (e-w 1/4 1,2,3,4; others on request).
JACKEEN FLYER, a 750 yards winner at Shelbourne on Irish Derby final night last September, is now one of three 12-1 co-favourites with the sponsor for the Ladbrokes Golden Jacket at Crayford next month, the dates for which were confirmed yesterday, writes Jonathan Kay.
600: Good Ahane, Dorcha Prince, Miss Fantasy, Woodsgift Mona, Blue Jackeen, Her Eyesare Blue
They have established staying stars Jaytee Charlie and Jackeen Flyer to overcome, which makes for an intriguing contest.