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Runner

1. See: Book runner.

2. See: Running broker.

3. See: Front runner.
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The 18th Preston Park Garden Show takes place this weekend and racing will take place on all three days with the plucky little porkers going over mini National Hunt jumps while - as their name suggests - the runner ducks will be sticking firmly to the flat.
Runner duck Chop Suey and long-eared owl Larch both hatched at the centre within hours of each other - and having entered the world together, the three-week-olds became the very best of feathered friends.
The court heard that the RSPCA found an Indian Runner duck had suffered from recumbency, a condition that made it unable to walk.
Careful planning has been put into finding the perfect Indian Runner duck to star in the show.
Gupta, an Indian Runner duck, has been lonely since lover Blanche was killed by a stoat and staff at Drum Castle, in Aberdeenshire, are desperate to find him a companion.
A large crowd of mums and dads and children watched flying displays by beautiful barn owl Bizzy and antics by Chop Suey, the runner duck, among others.
The inseparable duo's relationship began after Chop Suey was the only one of 12 runner duck eggs to hatch in the incubator.
The only bird who probably escapes his attention is Plaque, the Indian runner duck, but that's because he's confused and insists on living in the house with Paula's five dogs.
Red House, Welshpool Supporting organisations for this letter: Dutch Hobby Holders; Elm Farm Research Centre; British Waterfowl Association; Poultry Club of GB; Wales Call Duck Association; Indian Runner Duck Association; Henkeepers Association; Goose Club; Scots Dumpy Club; Turkey Club UK; Araucana Club UK.
Whenever they do emerge, they'll have some strange bedfellows in their first few days, as two neighbouring broody hens are currently sitting tightly on some Indian runner duck eggs.
For four days the famous showground at Llanelwedd will be packed with activity, from the livestock displays to the shearing competitions, and from an RAF parachute display team to border collies chasing Indian runner ducks.