killer instinct


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killer instinct

n (fig) he has the killer instinctsa essere spietato
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The winner was 33-1 shot Alrassaam, second big-priced winner of the afternoon for jockey Philip Robinson, and Killer Instinct had to struggle to hold second place from Tobruk.
Killer Instinct tracked the pace set by Gold Honor through the early stages of the seven-furlong event.
Julian Czerpak, who stands Killer Instinct for the Thoroughbred Corporation, said: "He never actually made it to the track in the States and came back about six weeks ago.
We have laid Killer Instinct from 33-1 down to 10-1.
Killer Instinct went to post last year officially 12lb well in after an apparently improved run in the St James's Palace Stakes, but the similarity with Medicean ends there.
John Smith's Cup betting: Coral: 9-4 Killer Instinct, 5 Pasternak, 6 Dee Pee Tee Cee, Siege, 10 Mirjan
Simon Clare, spokesman for Corals, said: "A week ago Killer Instinct was 25-1 - now he's less than half that price.
Trainer Sir Michael Stoute is desperately trying to end a three-year cycle of Derby disaster with Beat All who tops the Epsom pile after failures by Killer Instinct, Aljabr, Bienamado, Commander Collins and Adair.
The Killer Instinct bubble was burst when the supposed 1999 classic hotpot was gunned down by Compton Admiral.
We don't have that killer instinct to close a game out right now,'' Cooper said.
KILLER InstincT, the 'talking horse', was struck dumb in front of a record 35,146 crowd at York yesterday when he was left toiling in fifth place, seven lengths behind 25-1 winner Achilles, in the John Smith's Cup, writes Tom O'Ryan.
He took his election campaign on safari to Blair Drummond Park, perhaps looking for inspiration to put killer instinct into the Tory fight.