Black Jesters City And Suburban., Daily Racing Form, 1915-05-07


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BLACK JESTERS CITY AND SUBURBAN SUBURBANThe The St Leger winner of last year Black Jester carried the top weight of 120 pounds in the City and Suburban Handicap at Epsom April 21 and proved himself a grand fouryearold when he gave the fast Diadumenos sixteen pounds and a beat Ing over Its mile and a quarter London Sporting Lifes description of the race says The City and Suburban was never looked upon as an open affair with last years St Leger winner in the race He dominated the situation in the ring for no matter what was held lo have a chance the Wan ta e colt was considered an of infinitely better class and be illustrated this by winning in de ¬ cisive style styleIn In consequence of the time that had bptn wasted over the previous race it was decided that the parade for the City and Suburban should lie dis ¬ pensed with The fourteen runners proceeded straight away to the post Meanwhile the happen ¬ ings in the ring were distinctly favorable to Black Jester the success of Radiant In the first race causing more friends to be enlisted on his side Screamer improved bis position In the market but Diadumenos did not travel at all well He looked bright enough in his coat and showed no outward signs of having been coughing coughingWoodwild Woodwild was Just a little lighter and his ribs better defined than fbey were at Newbury Ills connections expected him to run well even if they admitted a wholesome dread of Black Jester I The class of Mr Jack Joels colt was responsible for routining the letting to u few Candytuft second to Maiden Krlegh twelve months ago sported blinkers and was not in his usual flippant mood Perhaps he and Screamer were a HI He too docile at the post and consequently were nothing like as quick to get into their stride as either Dan Russel or lloneywood Screamer was outpaced in the early stages the pace set by Dan Russel being such as to keep Jarnac IL Carancho and Woodwild well on the stretch Carancho came well enough down the hill to Tattenham Corner out he collapsed suddenly suddenlyThe The barrier ascended to an admirable start Jar ¬ nac II tin the left cut out the work from Dan Russel on the outside Honeywood In the center Carancho Woodwild Polycrates Sir Kager and Screamer with Cigar last until a quarter of a mile had been covered when Dan Russel took up

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