Wilt Thou Beats Tit Tat Toe In Drive at Detroit Course: Walter Litzenbergs Saddle Effort Aids VanBerg Filly; Races Six Furlongs in 1:12, Daily Racing Form, 1948-06-04


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Wilt Thou Beats Tit Tat Toe In Drive at Detroit Course Walter Litzenbergs Saddle Effort Aids VanBerg Filly Races Six Furlongs in 772 772is is isFAIR FAIR GROUNDS Detroit Mich June 3 Wilt Thou a Questionnaire filly who races for M H Van Berg of Lincoln Nebr brought the good form that saw her win ¬ ner of her latest race at Sportsmans Park to this course to make her record two in a row when she was a frontrunning but driving winner of the sixfurlong sixth race titled The Billy Burttschell BurttschellRidden Ridden by Walter Litzenberg leading rider at the meeting Wilt Thou dominate the running but was under urging at the end to hold safe a late bid from Mrs Nor ¬ man Hernandez favored Tit Tat Toe who was less than one length away as the wire was crossed Third went to Bubs Folly from the stable of S J Brown Wilt Thou was timed in 112 and returned 1280 1280A A crowd of 8411 was on hand for the sport which was conducted under clear skies and over a fast racing strip stripVictress Victress Draws Clear ClearWilt Wilt Thou was hustled to the front im ¬ mediately after the start but was unable to draw clear as Bubs Folly ranged along the outside to race just a head back of the leader Snappy Verse was next in line before Nephewron as Tit Tat Toe was not able to keep up at this juncture The or ¬ der of the leaders remained unchanged around the turn and into the home lane where Wilt Thou shook off Bubs Folly to draw clear clearHere Here Tit Tat Toe found his speed and he was sent through on the inside to make a stout challenge Under pressure Tit Tat Toe subdued Snappy Verse and Bubs Folly and set out after Wilt Thou Through the final furlong Tit Tat Toe gradually re ¬ duced the advantage of the leader inching to her at each stride but the clear margin established by Wilt Thou in the early j stretch proved a valuable asset and she was able to thwart the bid bidThe The first race of the season over the turf course saw seven rivals meet at one oneuominueQ uominueQ on Page Three Wilt Thou Beats Tit Tat Toe In Drive at Detroit Course CourseContinued Continued from Page One mile under claiming conditions in the seventh race and here a close finish re ¬ sulted as Mrs E H Beezleys Snow Kiss was up right at the wire to eke out a nose verdict over B H Wises Federal Agent after the latter had set all the pace Only a half length farther back Antares was third for L W Kidd KiddPeter Peter Quest a fiveyearold son of High Quest who made the first start of his career earlier at the meeting drove to a surprise victory in the first race when he came from close to the early pace to sweep to the front while bearing in during the stretch drive and eased out to a two and a half lengths advantage over the favored Mills Duty who had set most of the pace Third went to Paloma Linda Peter Quest was overlooked in the wagering to return 7460 and started a Daily Double that was worth 36420 when Fionne won the second

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