Ted Gardner Surprises In Best Suffolk Event: Downs Daisy Lee in Handy Style Over Mile of Cambridge Purse, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-22


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, ■ Ted Gardner Surprises In Best Suffolk Event I Downs Daisy Lee in Handy Style Over Mile of Cambridge Purse ; EAST BOSTON. Mass.. June 21.— Ted Gardner, a son of Ted Easy and Mary Gardner, carried Areand and Laurins silks to a surprising victory in the Cambridge Purse, best offering today at Suffolk Downs. Given a heady ride by the veteran George Seabo. Ted Gardner finished the one mile journey two and a half lengths before Mrs. W. W. Adams Daisy Lee, sec- . ond by a length over Louis Primas Single Dp, third in the field of six three-year-olds. Audwill Farms favored Chow never was a serious factor and quit badly during the final quarter mile, finishing last. In capturing the Cambridge, Ted Gardner shouldered 108 pounds, three pounds of which was overweight and completed the eight furlongs over a fast but dull strip in 1:40 5. Neglected in the wagering by the major portion of the crowd, the victor was good for 9.80 in the tote. The Cambridge field was off to a good start with Val Victory first to show in front. Going into the first turn Val Victory still was the pacemaker, hard pressed by Ted Gardner, with Daisy Lee challenging in third place. Daisy Lee moved into the van as the band approached the half-mile pole and the filly went out to a three-length j lead. I Half way around the far turn. Ted Gardner, saving ground on the inside, overhauled the pacemaker and managed to increase his margin as he moved to the wire, scoring handily. Daisy Lee. hanging on courageously, still had enough in reserve to hold Single Up safe. The latter, third at the quarter pole, dropped back to fourth coming around the turn, then came on again in the last sixteenth, garnering minor honors.

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Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800