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Friday, June 29, 2012
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Trainer Discovers Seabiscuit at Suffolk Downs





On this day in 1936, Tom Smith, an experienced horse trainer, spied an unlikely looking three-year-old Thoroughbred on the track at East Boston's Suffolk Downs. The two exchanged knowing nods. One year later, Smith returned to Suffolk Downs as the horse's trainer; this time, the awkward looking Seabiscuit electrified the crowd and won the Massachusetts...
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