Tim B. Romping Winner Of Feature at Suffolk: Coasts Home Before Gallant Foot In Sprint of Village Green Purse, Daily Racing Form, 1948-05-19


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TinTB Romping Winner Of Feature at Suffolk Coasts Home Before Gallant Foot In Sprint of Village Green Purse PurseSUFFOTJC SUFFOTJC DOWNS East Boston Mass May 18 Mt Desert Stables Tim B proved much the best in the Village Green Purse here today coasting to a four and onehalf lengths victory over Mr anc Mrs A Fer raras Gallant Footh with Frances Stables Tarpan finishing another length back in third place The six furlongs were traversed in 114 creditable time over a track that has been off since last Wednesday as a result of the continual rain that has plagued the current meeting meetingA A betterthanaverage crowd of 10858 was on hand to see Tim B become the third favorite of the day to reach the winners circle while winning his second purse of the Suffolk Downs season Tim B sharing top weight at 122 pounds with Tarpan was closer up than usual during the early run ¬ ning racing third back ofGallantFoot and his topweight partner while holding to a position on the rail The two leaders were out of the gate well in advance of their company to battle for supremacy all the way down the backstretch backstretchWhile While Tarpan and Gallant Foot were matching strides Chris Rogers was saving ground with Tim B as the two leaders raced in the middle of the track On the turn for horrife Tim B drew within a length of the pacemakers slipping through to save a world of ground when straightening out for the run to the wire wireOnce Once on a straight line for the payoff station Tim B continued to widen his ad ¬ vantage while the speed horses were retir ¬ ing from their early efforts Gallant Foot having the most left to earn the place award awardTrainer Trainer Vernon Arthur and jockey Buddy Root combined their talents along with the ability of Safe Bet and Lost Gold and the result was a 12260 Daily Double to 303 ticket holders It was the first saddling double 6T the season but the second time a jockey had succeeded in both ends of the Daily Double PO S obbv Bauer having ac ¬ complished the feat earlier in the month

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