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Noun1.highflyer - a person of great ability and ambition
achiever, succeeder, winner, success - a person with a record of successes; "his son would never be the achiever that his father was"; "only winners need apply"; "if you want to be a success you have to dress like a success"
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Thomas, do be quick; we shall never catch the Highflyer at Dunchurch.
Mrs Boffin, Wegg,' said Boffin, 'is a highflyer at Fashion.
Mrs Boffin, as I've mentioned, is a highflyer at Fashion; at present I'm not.
McCririck, 73, left Channel 4 Racing at the end of last year after failing to secure a position on the new-look presenting team installed by IMG, who took over production from Highflyer in January.
A ONE-time political highflyer who quit two parties in the space of 14 months is set to form a new alliance - and this time he promises it's for good.
Last year's Highflyer Bloodstock Four Years Old Novices' Chase at Warwick produced an outstanding winner in Alan king's Voy Por Ustedes and Jack The Giant can follow in his hoofprints today, writes Stable Boy.
Racing UK will be broadcast on iSports TV, operated by the Digital Interactive Television Group (DITG), on Sky digital platform channel 425, and its programmes will be produced by Highflyer.
So how are things going one month on from IMG replacing Highflyer as the company tasked with bringing a terrestrial racing monopoly to C4 viewers?
50 Fontwell SP forecast 6-4 Bought by Highflyer for €36,000 in 2013 and made a nice start to his racing career in November when third at Ascot.
Private Equity can make sure the sponsors keep their own cash by landing the Highflyer Bloodstock Four Years Old Chase at Warwick.
The Million In Mind Partnership is run by Anthony Bromley and David Minton of Highflyer, and they have managed to win their race on a couple of occasions, most recently with Nadiya De La Vega in 2010.
As we were perambulating along Princes Dock one evening this week, we noted the highflyer driving away from the TMP nerve centre.