toiseach


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toiseach

(ˈtɒʃəx; ˈtɔʃəx)
n
an ancient Celtic nobleman
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Bha a' bhana-chleasaiche Carina NicLeoid ann an toiseach, is i a' caitheamh froga MhicLeoid Leodhais air an ard-urlar sa chomadaidh aice.
He's unexposed and three winners of this race, Damers Cavalry, Father Sky and The Toiseach, were first or second in that race.
So far I have received replies from the US Embassy, the Toiseach of Eire, the New Zealand PM Helen Clark, two British MP's and the leaders of the two main Christian Churches in the UK.
20 has cut up and it may be worth taking a chance with THE TOISEACH, who has had his share of problems, but likes this track and has ground conditions in favour.
Northern-based jockey Russ Garritty has been booked to ride The Toiseach in the race.
FIRM ground had trainers running scared at Newbury yesterday as 30 horses were withdrawn, but dour chaser The Toiseach was only too happy to have a crack.
The Toiseach - pulled up when joint second favourite for the Hennessy last November - bounced back when beating the only other finisher Menesonic by three and a half lengths in the Doubleprint Chase.
James Fanshaw is looking to The Toiseach to confirm his well-being for the stable's first entry in the Gold Cup in Ascot's extended three miles handicap chase on Friday.
Ach, le Seanadh teann agus taghaidhean air faire, dh'fhaodadh am partaidh Poblachdach tionndaidh na aghaidh, mar a thionndaidh Alabama, is sin toiseach air a' crich.
Phardante, sire of such top performers as The Toiseach, Truckers Tavern and Cheltenham Festival winners Hanakham and Urubande, was the first stallion to take up residence there.
Marlborough's opponents are Course Doctor, Double Thriller - winner of the race two years ago - The Toiseach and General Wolfe, the latter having been switched from the Racing Post Chase at Kempton on Saturday.
The Toiseach dropped out of the Gold Cup picture when beaten behind Major Bell in the Great Yorkshire Chase at Doncaster.