queen's cup


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queen's cup

n.
A perennial plant (Clintonia uniflora) in the lily family, native to western North American woodlands, having a usually single white flower that produces a blue berry.
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Noun1.queen's cup - plant with 1 or 2 white starlike flowers on short leafless stalks; Alaska to California and east to Oregon and Montana
genus Clintonia - sometimes placed in family Convallariaceae
clintonia, Clinton's lily - any temperate liliaceous plant of the genus Clintonia having broad basal leaves and white or yellowish or purplish flowers followed by blue or black berries
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The Queen's Cup, which rotates across all the livestock and equine sectors at the show, was won by Wynbrook Playfair, a seven-year-old Welsh Section C gelding from Whitchurch, Shropshire.
Bangladesh's opponent in Tuesday's practice match, the Air Force United FC, won prestigious Queen's Cup and FA Cup in Thailand three times each, finished runners-up in the Thai Premier League twice within 13 years and clinched the Thai League-1 title twice.
The half-brother to dual Grand National hero Tiger Roll ran out an impressive seven-length winner in the Queen's Cup at Musselburgh, although that performance came on much faster ground than he is likely to encounter on the Roodee.
"He contributed to so many fields, including the Young Farmers, judging stock and public speaking, but was a much respected pig breeder and won the Queen's Cup at the Royal Welsh Show, and was a former member and president of the Young Farmers movement of Anglesey.
The runner-up, Pipes Of Peace, would've finished second again with a clear run in the Queen's Cup at Musselburgh on Saturday.
Austrian School was an emphatic winner of the Queen's Cup at Musselburgh.
AUSTRIAN School taught his rivals a lesson in the Queen's Cup Stakes at Musselburgh.
MAKING MIRACLES can work his magic in the Queen's Cup (3.35, ITV4) at Musselburgh today.
Archie Watson can lift the valuable Queen's Cup for the second year running thanks to ULSTER (3.35).
Warrington jockey Paul Hanagan may be among the winners at Musselburgh and he can score aboard the Michael Belltrained Artarmon in the Queen's Cup Stakes (A Heritage Handicap) (3.35pm).
A silver medalist in the 2010 Asian Games, Tabuena bagged the 2015 Philippine Open and the 2018 Queen's Cup in Thailand - both Asian Tour events.
A fortnight later, he won the Queen's Cup in Pattaya and became the first golfer in Tour history to win twice in his first two starts.