Arrow Rock Proves Winner at Suffolk: Outgames Believe by Nose After Staging Tremendous Stretch Run in Mile Event, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-09


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Arrow Rock Proves Winner at Suffolk Outgames Believe by Nose After Staging Tremendous Stretch Run in Mile Evejit EvejitBOSTON BOSTON Mass June 8 Closing with a rush through the stretch R Robertsons Arrow Rock came from last place in the final threesixteenths to gain the decision in the Quincy Purse This one mile allow ¬ ance offering exclusively for threeyear olds carrying a purse of 1775 was the top attraction on todays program at Suf ¬ folk Downs Believe from the C F Mar ¬ tin string coupled with H A Catalanos Zacabrand landed in second place after appearing all over the winner a few strides from home Mrs C B Jacksons Theseus finished willingingly to take third place placeElkton Elkton had the early speed but was soon joined by tilting and Zacabrand Down the far side of the track Zacabrand drew away from the others and with half the trip completed was showing two lengths in front Elkton showed just before Boy Soldier who moved up in determined fash ¬ ion Tilting was just a head back and Believe on the outside headed the others othersEarly Early Leaders Falter FalterWith With six furlongs of the distance cov ¬ ered Zacabrand still showed the way but his lead had been reduced to a head Tilt ¬ ing was next just a short neck before the Martin colt Into the stretch the early leaders began to faltered and Believe forged to the front frontStevenson Stevenson had sent Arrow Rock to the outside and into the stretch still trailed the company Believe had disposed of Tilt ¬ ing and drew out midway down the stretch Arrow Rock was literally flying on the outside but it hardly seemed possible that he would be able to catch the leader How ¬ ever in the final strides the Omaha colt drew on even terms with the leader drop ¬ ping his nose down in front right at the end endThe The duel of the leading pair had taken them out from the others while Theseus closed willingly enough to gain the show the Questionnaire colt was still four lengths back of the runnerup The victory of Arrow Rock marked the first winning ride for jockey Charlie Stevenson since arriv ¬ ing on the local scene sceneArrow Arrow Rock was one of the outsiders in the field and returned 1960 A return to more favorable weather brought out a gathering of 10515 The racing stripe heavy at the start of the days program was drying out steadily and turned slow by the time the fourth race was decided

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