Plutocrat


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Plutocrat

A person with real or perceived political authority due to his/her vast wealth. For example, a person who donates vast sums to candidates of all major parties in order to have influence no matter who wins may be called a plutocrat. The term is highly derogatory.
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To Trump's team, this is collateral damage, the inevitable price that must be paid to give America's plutocrats more money.
All that money has to go somewhere and luxury items are what the plutocrats buy.
PLUTOCRAT (2-15 nap) is a course and distance winner and can follow up his battling victory at Sedgefield last month, even carrying top weight.
When summer came, the kidnapping of Mexico's leading plutocrat, Telmex investor Carlos Slim, added to the unsettling picture.
But Paxo did show he is still capable of a decent put-down, describing Trump as "a permatanned plutocrat with immobile hair and wandering hands.
But would those shares then go to the Uzbek plutocrat, Alisher Usmanov, who at present owns 24 per cent of the shares, through his company, Red and White holdingsAu
Exiled Russian plutocrat Boris Berezovsky was yesterday convicted by a Moscow court of embezzling millions of dollars from national airline Aeroflot and sentenced to six years in prison.
Victory went to the one-time fair hurdler Plutocrat, ridden by Richard Wakeham for Judith Hodgson, the 11-year-old scoring for the second time this year by getting back up to beat Imps Way by a length.
There's some decent money on offer in the pounds 15,000 William Hill On 0800 44 40 40 Handicap Hurdle and Plutocrat looks primed to take the prize to Scotland for trainer Lenny Lungo.
He sent out Plutocrat to storm home in the pounds 20,000 event - richest jumps race ever run at the track - in the hands of conditional Bruce Gibson.
Lenny Lungo has his string in good heart and his sixyear-old gelding Plutocrat should run a big race in the Tote Exacta Handicap Hurdle (3.
His near 10-1 three-timer at Gosforth Park on Monday came on Lenny Lungo's heavily-backed pair Mirjan and Plutocrat, plus the Pat Haslam-trained Bustling Rio.