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King Oedipus of Thebes, mythical Greek hero.
oedipism - (1) self-infliction of injury to the eyes; - (2) manifestation of the Oedipus complex.
Oedipus complex - a phase of psychosexual development in which the child is erotically attached to the parent of the opposite sex and has feelings of aggression toward the same-sex parent.
Oedipus period - the time of a child's development characterized by erotic attachment to the parent of the opposite sex.
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Another Oedipe was a decent horse for the late Queen Mother in the 1960s and this one could turn out to be useful too, having already proved himself over fences in France for Guillame Macare.
Oedipe had been forced to play second fiddle at Fakenham recently but, given an enterprising ride from the front by McCoy, the eight-year-old held on this time at the expense of Zakatal.
The 11-1 shot headed Oedipe approaching the last and was always finding enough to hold on by threequarters of a length.
Schade, baritone Russell Braun and pianist Carolyn Maule will give a recital, while bass John Relyea will sing the title role in a concert version of Enescu's Oedipe.
Coral: 5 Big Bucks, 8 Dear Villez, Air Force One, 10 Royal County Star, 12 Don't Push It, Battlecry, Albertas Run, High Chimes, 14 Character Building, Nenuphar Collonges, Oedipe, 16 bar.
It should also be acknowledged that the likes of Kilcrea Castle, Razor Royale, Piraya, Oedipe and Le Burf are all in the mix.
McCririck has tried to convince us all that Don't Push It is the good thing in the Racing Post Plate but may have too much weight and I prefer Henderson's OEDIPE.
The last premiere of the season was such: Oedipe by George Enescu, a Rumanian classed as a post-Wagnerian.
Nicky Henderson, trainer of Oedipe "He ran a nice race on his comeback.
He is still on a learning curve and had previously ran a sound race to finish second to Nicky Henderson's well-handicapped Oedipe.
The first Berlin performance of George Enescu's Oedipe also suffered under Pilz's limited capacities.
Oedipe scored off 134 at Aintree in 2008, yet he is on 136 despite being without a win since.