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black rider

"Famine," the third of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, so named for the black horse upon which it rides. The food shortages are at a critical level, as if the black rider has swept through the country and demolished our fields and supplies.
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Ere long the car was once more grazing the soil, and Al-Hadji's black riders rushed toward it; but, as frequently happens in like cases, the balloon had scarcely touched the surface ere it rebounded, and only came down again a mile away.
St George's horses had a white cloak and the Black Rider's horse was dressed in black.
Next evening I watched the six o'clock news on BBC1 and there was not a word about the 1,000 Guineas, despite Sean Levey creating a bit of history by becoming the first black rider to partner a Classic winner in Britain.
BILLED AS A "MUSICAL FABLE," THE BLACK RIDER: The Casting of the Magic Bullets tells of a man who makes a bargain with the devil to marry the woman he loves.
So out on the dusty plains, his herd of titles included Kid Colt Outlaw and Two-Gun Kid, Ringo Kid and Rawhide Kid -- and, oh, Black Rider and Gunsmoke Western.
Danquart, whose "Black Rider'' won the 1993 short movie Oscar, told the AP the fact that a German director has made a story about a Jewish boy in the Holocaust that opens in Poland is a "sign of the new time, of a Europe that has come together ...
NEWCASTLE: 2.10 Coin Broker, 2.40 Artful Prince, 3.15 Waveguide, 3.50 Moral Issue, 4.25 Aneedh, 5.00 Black Rider, 5.30 Pivotal Prospect, 6.00 Edith Anne.
NAOMI MATTHEW: 2.10 Coin Broker, 2.40 Artful Prince, 3.15 Waveguide, 3.50 Moral Issue, 4.25 Aneedh, 5.00 Black Rider, 5.30 Pivotal Prospect, 6.00 Edith Anne.
CHESTER 2.15 Weisse Socken 2.50 Clearing 3.25 Majestic Myles 4.00 Sir Maximilian 4.35 Deira Phantom 5.10 Livia's Dream 5.45 Black Rider. HAMILTON 6.40 Memory Styx 7.15 Lexington Place 7.50 Secret Advice 8.20 Saxonette 8.50 Special Meaning 9.20 Bitusa.
The colt's jockey, Kevin Krigger, had been vying to become the first black rider to win the race since 1902.
SOUTHWELL: 1.40 Peace In Our Time, 2.10 Boy The Bell, 2.40 Stand Guard, 3.10 Black Rider, 3.40 AUBRIETIA (NAP), 4.10 Una Bella Cosa, 4.40 Sweet Liberta.
Black Rider can improve on a promising second as he lines up in the coral.co.uk Mobile Casino Median Auction Maiden Stakes.
WOLVERHAMPTON: 4.30 Beach Candy, 5.00 Priestley's Reward, 5.30 Black Rider, 6.00 Rakticate, 6.30 Yourinthewill, 7.00 DESERT VISION (NAP), 7.30 Monsieur Pontaven.
The strategy of this journey in 1961 was to have a sitting arrangement of at least one interracial pair, one black rider sitting up front and the rest would sit spread over in the bus.
Fred Whitfield, first black rider to win a world title in