Changeling Scores Delaware Surprise: Outgames Unattached, Early Pacesetter, to Register by Two Lengths; Yama is Third, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-27


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. Changeling Scores Delaware Surprise Outgames Unattached, Early Pacesetter, to Register by Two Lengths; Yama Is Third By FRED GALIANI Staff Correspondent DELAWARE PARK, Stanton, Del., June 26. — Frank E. James Changeling came between the two leading horses at the head of the stretch in the Sergeant Muggins Purse, and outgamed the early pacesetter, Mrs. C. M. Greer, Jr.s Unattached in the stretch, to win by two lengths. The third horse was C. C. Boshamers Yama, two and a half lengths behind. King Ranchs favored Armagh wound up out of the money, after being in close quarters rounding into the far turn. Again it was the longest-priced horse in the field of six to win, and Changeling paid 2.30 after covering the six furlongs in 1:1135. over the fast track. The weather continued on the torrid side again, but an estimated 8.500 turned out in the sweltering heat. The Sergeant Muggins Purse was the featured event of the afternoon and is named for the turf writer and publicity director. Charles McKee, who just recently turned i journeyman rider, was on Changeling in the Sergeant Muggins, and the race marked the initial score of the year for the three-year-old Vincentive — Gay Amazon filly, or for that matter the first time the horse has been in the money this season. Unattached First Away From Gate Unattached came away from the gate first, with Yama and Changeling taking up the hunt in that order, while Armagh was away last and stayed that way for the greatest part of the journey. Unattached led Yama down the backstretch and around the turns, but straightening away for the run home, Changeling came between Unattached and the weakening Yama to lodge his bid. McKee had his mount going at full speed and gradually cut into the leaders lead and at the finish was well clear. Unattached was in no difficult straits to hold off Yama, while Armagh beat only Achilles. An odds-on favorite made good in the fifth race, the Tatnall Purse, when Rokeby Stables V-Two covered the five and a half furlongs in 1:05%, a second off the track record. The strip was fast, although probably not at its best, after being in an "off" condition the past few days. V-Two, a candidate and probable starter for the Dover Stakes, outsped his rivals to win by nearly a length over H. B. Delmans Judy Dunstan, while F. C. Gablers Twilight Song was third in the field of six, two lengths behind the second horse. V-Two paid .40 under Pete McLean, and was winning his second outing in as many trips to the post.

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