Dry Toasts Blood Lines: Surprise Winner of City and Suburban Has Famous Ancestors, Daily Racing Form, 1923-05-17


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DRY TOASTS BLOOD LINES » Surprise Winner of City and Suburban Has Famous Ancestors. ♦ His Sire, Cicero, Was a Derby Winner — Persimmon and Bend Or Anion? Noted Stallions Found in His Pedigree. ♦ BY E. E. COUSSELL. LONDON. England. April 28.— Roman Fiddle, a colt which would not pass a veterinary surgeon as sound for racing? purposes, failed by a head to win the historic City and Suburban Handicap of 0,000 at Epsom. He carried 116 pounds, including ten pounds extra for a victory at Leicester and just failed to concede six pounds to Dry Toast. The latter, one of those "sometimes good ; sometimes bad" horses, was favorably handicapped and he reproduced his best form. Well ; placed throughout, he took up the running after going a mile and came home a 20 to 1 chance by a neck. Condover, 115 pounds, reproducing his form of over a year ago, ran a good race and finished third, a length behind. ! The favorite. Copyright, 110 pounds, was fourth. Corcyrian, 115 pounds; Re-echo, 120 j . pounds, and Soubriquet, 123 pounds, were among the ten unplaced runners. . It was a terribly bad day and the wet going probably proved the undoing of Reecho, which likes hard ground. Roman Fiddle showed up early in the race, dropped back and came again in gallant style toward the , finish. He is by Valens, from Catgut, and I therefore full brother to Violoncello, which , did so well in Australia. It was for that t country I tried to buy Roman Fiddle when i he proved unsound. 1 BY TOAST INCONSISTENT. There was a lot of risk in supporting Dry . Toast. About a month ago he was strongly fancied to win the Imperial Cup at San-down Iark. This is a valuable race over , hurdles. Dry Toast, with ears back and tail swishing, refused to exert himself. Previously he won at Newbury when there was . an inquiry. The explanation he had been suffering from "heely bug" was accepted. Dry Toast is a good looking chestnut colt t by the Derby winner Cicero, from Dinner. " He is the first foal of his dam, which has an , indifferent producing record. He was bred _ in 1919 by J. P. Arkwright. for whom Dry Toast won four races and 5,950 in his first two seasons, before he was soid to his present owner, R. B. Davidson. Last year a lot of "knowing" people backed Dry Toast t for the Derby. BAM A DAUGHTER OF BINNEFORB. , Dinner was got by Dinneford. a good son of Dinna Forget. The second dam is , rernelle. by Persimmon — Nuneaton, by Bend Or. Pernelle was a big mare. She ran third in the Oaks and next season won over , one and one-half miles. She was then sold for 0,000. She bred a useful but unreliable , horse in McNeill, by Neil Cow. She died when ten years old. , Dinner as a youngster ran second in a field of twenty-three at Newmarket. Nuneaton bred four winners. Her dam was a half-sister to Nunthorpe, which won the Jubilee Stakes. Liverpool Cup and City and Suburban. She was also a half sister to Queen"s Birthday, a fine stayer which carried off the Doneaster Cup and Northumberland Plate, both over two miles. She got Santoi, an n Ascot Cup winner and himself the sire of - . four winners of the Cesarewitch, two and one-quarter miles. Although now twenty-six years old, Santoi is still flourishing at t the Ballykisteen Stud, Limerick Junction. His offspring have won nearly 400 flat races worth 00,000. * .

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