There were scores of such tricks; and sometimes it was the owners who played them and made fortunes, sometimes it was the jockeys and trainers
, sometimes it was outsiders, who bribed them--but most of the time it was the chiefs of the trust.
He found the Comte de Guiche in the courtyard of the Hotel Grammont, inspecting his horses, which his trainers
and equerries were passing in review before him.
There have been cases before now where trainers
have made sure of great sums of money by laying against their own horses, through agents, and then preventing them from winning by fraud.
The imagination of another, a lad who had never before been in a town at all, fell to the glamour of music-halls and bar parlours; he spent his time among racing-men, tipsters, and trainers
, and now was become a book-maker's clerk.
He was like so much cunning, massive steel machinery, and he did what Michael could never dream he did--and, for that matter, which few humans do and which all animal trainers
do: HE KEPT ONE THOUGHT AHEAD OF MICHAEL'S THOUGHT ALL THE TIME, and therefore, was able to have ready one action always in anticipation of Michael's next action.
They looked upon themselves as wild-animal trainers
, rulers of beasts.
Some of them even owned automobiles and traveled with a retinue of trainers
We had a skilled trainer
, and under his instructions we were getting our legs in the right condition for the contemplated pedestrian tours; we were well satisfied with the progress which we had made in the German language,
There is at this time a Parian philosopher residing in Athens, of whom I have heard; and I came to hear of him in this way:--I came across a man who has spent a world of money on the Sophists, Callias, the son of Hipponicus, and knowing that he had sons, I asked him: 'Callias,' I said, 'if your two sons were foals or calves, there would be no difficulty in finding some one to put over them; we should hire a trainer
of horses, or a farmer probably, who would improve and perfect them in their own proper virtue and excellence; but as they are human beings, whom are you thinking of placing over them?
Is the pupil who devotes himself to the practice of gymnastics supposed to attend to the praise and blame and opinion of every man, or of one man only--his physician or trainer
, whoever he may be?
In London, Paulvitch went directly with his prize to a certain famous animal trainer
In turn, Samuel Armstrong, the founder of Hampton Institute, took up his work as a trainer