NEW YORK (AP) _ The entry of Cryptic Rascal and Sheikh Rattle finished 1-2 in the $115,700 Pilgrim Stakes for 2-year-olds at Aqueduct Friday.

Cryptic Rascal, with 112 pounds and Mike Smith, beat his entrymate by three lengths. It was another 2 1/2 lengths to the favorite, Recommended List, who finished third in the 12-horse field.

Cryptic Rascal, undefeated in two career starts on the turf, was timed in 1:50 4-5 for 1 1/8 miles.

The winning entry earned $94,874 and returned $8.70, $8.20 and $5.20. Recommended List was $3.10 to show.