Blue Wings Goes Today in Stanton Handicap: Faces New Moon at Delaware; Lewes Purse Draws the Doge, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-05


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Blue Wings Goes Today In Stanton Handicap Faces New Moon at Delaware; Lewes Purse Draws The Doge STANTON, Del., June 4.— Two features adorn Delaware Parks racing program for tomorrow, chief of which is the Stanton H andicap at three-quarters of a mile in which seven are scheduled to compete. Edge Hill Stables Blue Wings, winner of one division of the Wilmington Handicap last Wednesday, will be back in action under 110 pounds, an increase of five, as he tries to defend newly won sprinting laurels against several others who performed in the two sections of last weeks stake. Henry L. Straus New Moon, beaten a neck by Blue Wings in the Wilmington, has a three-pound shift in his favor here and looms as the public choice in the Stanton. New Moon will have as a running mate the speedy Quarter Moon, victor in an overnight race last Wednesday, while Tetra Rock Stables Tetra Rock, fourth to Boy Knight in the other half of the Wilmington, also is named. Mrs. R. H. Heighes Adroit, a fast mare who last year managed to win seven races in 18 starts, including several features, will make her seasonal debut in this event and she has worked exceptionally well for it. Margaret McCallums Carmus and Mrs. S. if. Pistorios Quillon complete the field for the Stanton. Three-year-olds, several of them candidates for Saturdays Kent Stakes, will meet over the mile and 70 yards in the Lewes Purse, secondary attraction of the program. The Doge, owned by the Pentagon Stable, will be top weight of this group under 117 pounds. His last appearance was when he finished third behind Challamore at Pimlico. a race which probably put him light on edge for an event like this. Morton Newmeyers Turbine, who made his debut Saturday in a sprint affair and was third to Sheltie. will be among The Doges rivals, as will Hugh McL. Fenwicks speedy Hillyer Court, the horse who bolted when leading recently at Jamaica and caused a three-horse spill. Bobanet Stables Trojan Fleet, winner of his only two starts this spring: Knoll-wood Stable s Cherry Pop, who earned a dead heat here a few days back, and Rock-hill Stables War Strategy, victor in a good Pimlico sprint, complete the field in the Lewes.

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