Moflame Drives to Upset Victory at Rockingham Park, Daily Racing Form, 1954-06-19


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Moflame Drives to Upset Victory at Rockingham Park * ROCKINGHAM PARK, Salem, N. H., June 18. — Moflame, claimed from her last start by the Hanover Stable, earned part of the ,000 claiming price as she drove to a surprise victory at Rockingham Park today. The Airflame mare came to the end of the mile and a sixteenth feature a nose before the onrushing Usual from the barn of Sid Bernstein as Mrs. A. DeStasios Utopia wound up third slightly more than a length back and clear of the early pacemaker, C. C. Candles Heart of Oak.Bflue Spruce Stables Gypsum, ridden by Tony DeSpirito was the favorite in the field of six platers and finished fifth. There were 6,106 fans on hand to witness todays thoroughbred sport conducted under ideal weather conditions. Followers of the favorites had a rough day with only one choice, Murlogg Farms In the Book, winner of the fourth race, succeeding. DeSpirito was the riding star with a double, Lady Finn in tfre second race and In. tb,e Book.

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