Joyner A Star Hawk Follower., Daily Racing Form, 1916-05-13


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J0YNER A STAR HAWK FOLLOWER. New York, May 12. — If Star Hawk does not win the Kentucky Derby Jack Joyner will be a disappointed man. He is profuse in his praise of this foreign-bred colt: in fad, he has many times Asserted he was one of the best two-year-olds in England. After having read of Star Hawks work for the race, he remarked that the horse would in all probability live up to the work and if necessary improve upon it. Nearly all expert horsemen here believe Star Hawk will win, though they are loath to give up the Whitney candidates. That the latter will have considerable support is positive, as numerous commissions have already been placed on them by friends of their owner. This indicates that Mr. Rowe has them in condition for the contest. The opinion here is that the Whitney entry would have been favorite for the race, but for Star Hawks last work. John Sanfords entry. George Smith, will not start without stable support, his owner having considerable confidence iu his ability. It is rumored Mr. San ford will place a rather large commission on Ueorge Smith.

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