Crusaders 1927 Debut Today: Field for Philadelphia Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1927-04-23


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•.■.■■■■■•■■■••■ ■ ■■ - ■ .■:•■:•:■:-. Rtf " - A- - - ■■■ x-.v. v.v.v. i Vi ...... Vf-J CRUSADERS 1927 DEBUT TODAY Field for Philadelphia Handicap « ; — . — s HAVRE DE GRACE, Md., April 22.— Crusader, the champion racy horse of last year, will make his racing debut of 1927 here tomorrow in the 0,000 added Philadelphia Handicap. It will be the fifteenth running of this popular spring fixture, which is over the distance of a mile and a sixteenth. The field named to start numbers eighteen and besides Crusader, such stars as Mars, Joy Smoke, Display, Edisto, Gaffsman, Canter, Single Foot, Whiskery and others are prospective rivals of Mr. Riddles great horse. CRUSADER Crusader is the top weight with 128 pounds and L. Fator will come down from Belmont Park to ride him. Mars, with 122 pounds, will be guided by F. Coltiletti, while Joy Smoke with 118 pounds and Display with 117 pounds will have J. Butwell and J. Maiben as their respective pilots. Whiskery, one of H. P. Whitneys Preakness and Derby hopes, will attract much attention. He will be ridden by the spectacular R. Workman, who was the star of the Miami winter meeting. All in all, the field for the Philadelphia Handicap is a sparkler for this early in the year and should provide a wonderful spectacle for the big crowd that is certain to be present. Herewith are the prospective starters, together with their post positions, weights, riders, owners and trainers: PP. Horse. Wt. Jockey. Owner. Trainer. 1- Single Foot 114 J. Chalmers ... J. E. Griffith H. Rites 2— Whiskery 105 R. Workman . . . H. P. Whitney F. Hopkins 8— Devonshire 102 S. Hebert W. J. Salmon T. J. Heale j 4 — trosader 128 L. Fator Glen Riddle Farm Stable. .G. Conway 5— Topboot 102 F. P. Keene Woods Garth 6--Mars 122 F. Coltiletti. . . . W. M. Jeffords S. P. Harlar. 7 — Banton 107 E. Barnes E. R. Morehouse H. G. Bedwell 8— Montf errat 103 J. Callahan Sagamore Stable J. H. Stotler and— Canter 112 S. ODonnell ...J. E. Griffith H. Rites 10— Edisto 116 H. Erickson . . . Seagram Stable W. H. Bringloe 11— Bostonian 96 E. Benham H. P. Whitney F. Hopkins 12— Afterglow 103 A. Abel H. P. Whitney F. Hopkins 13— Washakie 105 F. Smith W. A. Wollman T. R. Qneen 14— Point Breeze 96 MrJk Mrs. W.M Jeffords . . . S. P. Harlan 15— Gaffsman 115 0. Boorassa. . . Seagram Stable W. H. Bringloe 16-J. Fred A 100 J. P. Adams W. R. Midgley 17— Display 117 J. Maiben W. J. Salmon T. J. Healey 18-Joy Smoke 118 J. Butwell E. F. Whitney W. Irvine

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