shrewdie

shrewdie

(ˈʃruːdɪ)
n
informal Austral and NZ a shrewd person
[C20: from shrewd + -ie]
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SATURDAY: Shrewdie Sir Mark Prescott holds Flymetothestars in the highest regard and the rising stayer is a red hot favourite for the Ebor Handicap at York.
The four-year-old has been admirably consistent for shrewdie Tim Easterby this season and that narrow loss to the Nap has to go down as a career best.
Instead, the old shrewdie stays closer to home at Chepstow where his COO STAR SIVOLA looks an ideal type for the testing conditions.
Grizzled all-weather shrewdie Desert Strike once again has plenty going for him in division one of the BetVictor.
Some poor Chinese bloke is probably sitting smugly boasting to his mates about what a shrewdie he is while completely oblivious about what has happened to his Costa Rica to win Group D wager.
BRIGHTON shrewdie Magical Speedfit must have an excellent chance of regaining the winning touch back on his old stomping ground.
He was always a shrewdie when he had a fancied one and rarely left them unbacked, so perhaps the Monmore bookies got away with it this time.
He's a bit of a shrewdie is our Graeme - and let's face it, he's not without a chance.
Trained by the wily Peter Makin, the four-year-old is a real shrewdie at the Surrey circuit, and should come up trumps in division one of the Pam Elliott's Birthday Surprise Handicap.
Trained by Epsom-based shrewdie Jim Boyle, the five-year-old gelding is quite the all-weather specialist, having already won races at Kempton and Wolverhampton.
But I think Martin O'Neill, who is quite a shrewdie in the transfer market, knows what he's doing.
So while I'm not claiming poverty on Wenger's behalf, he has had to be a bit of an old shrewdie in the transfer market.