Black Bess

Black Bess

belonged to the notorious highwayman, Dick Turpin. [Br. Hist.: Benét, 103]
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For them stage-coaches will have become romances--a team of four bays as fabulous as Bucephalus or Black Bess.
I have spent 42 years tackling numerous ghostly tales and spent several nights in haunted hostelries - the vast majority of them haunted by Dick Turpin, a man who must've been so sozzled it's a wonder he didn't fall off Black Bess.
A Black Beauty B Black Bess C Black Wind D Black Angel 8.
Another going for PS5,500 was the black colt foal Cascob Deio Du, who is out of the 2015 Royal Welsh winning mare Cascob Black Bess.
Turpin, reputedly a regular at a string of Black Country pubs, was backed by very good PR and the "spin" created images of a dashing, brave figure astride his steed, Black Bess.
And not too far away, just outside the city walls is his grave, so large that it was rumoured his horse Black Bess was in there too.
El fabricante frances de automoviles deportivos de lujo decidio homenajear uno de sus modelos clasicos con el Veyron Black Bess.
The play began, and at the appointed time Black Bess leapt into the grassy circle amid the plaudits of the spectators.
In a bid to evade punishment for one particular bit of extreme naughtiness, Turpin purloined a horse called Black Bess and fled from London to York, where he changed his name to John Palmer.
It always thrilled me to go through that narrowing in the road, not because it was our turn at last, but because I believed, as soon as I was old enough to remember the inn's name, that the famous highwayman Dick Turpin had jumped from its upper window straight onto the back of his equally famous mare, Black Bess, to escape the arresting officers, and then rode straight to York without stopping.
A son of a Pardubicka winner - out of Dick Turpin's mare Black Bess - gets a plater's mark after running down the field in three five-furlong Epsom maidens.
There should be a lesson to two-legged animals in a four-legged one which was whipped fifty-six times--by as humble opponents as Clapping Jane, Black Bess, Victorious Ann, Borsa, Paraguay Tea, Microbe, Sandy Mack and other unremembered Bangtails--and still went on to beat the best there were and to win more money than any horse ever did before.