Crusader the Top Weight: Assigned 128 Pounds in Empire City Handicap, Opening Day Feature at Yonkers, Daily Racing Form, 1927-06-30

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CRUSADER THE TOP WEIGHT Assigned 128 Pounds in Empire - City Handicap, Opening Day Feature at Yonkers. NEW YORK, N. Y., June 29. Crusader is topweight for the Empire City Handicap, the feature race for the opening day of the Empire City Racing Associations meeting, which is scheduled to open July 7. The Man o -War four-year-old-has 128 pounds, while Peanuts has been raised to 124,a jump of five pounds, for winning the Broomdale last Saturday. ;Sting, w.hich is not likely to go to the post, has 122 pounds, and then comes Macaw, at 120 pounds. Display, whose recent form has been first class, gets in at 115 pounds, while the three-year-old Sweepster has 110 pounds. It is of interest to note that Mr. Vbsburgh makes this son. of Sweep a two-pound better colt than Whiskery, whose weight .is 108 pounds, the same as the improving Senalado. An attractive4-trio at the-weights are Light Carbine, Dangerous and Cloudland at 101 pounds. Of the lighter weights that may go to the postpost, Sankari, 104 ; Sanford, 102 ; Dolan, 100, and Peter Peter,- 95 pounds; are in well. The Empire City Handicap is a race of. a mile and a quarter and was won; last ye3r by Peanuts with 112 pounds in the saddle. The fact that the son of Ambassador IV. has twelve pounds more up for this years renewal inaicates- the degree of improvement that the Aknusti crack had made in twelve months. The weights follow: Horse. Wt Ilorse. Wt. Crusader 128 Sanford .102 Peanuts ...121 Atnberjack .102 Sting 122 Dolan 100 Macaw 120 Miracle 100 Silver For.. .ll7 Badenoch 100 Display 115 Desperate Desmond. 100 Blondin :. ..112 Son of John 100 Croydcn 110 Gold Stick 98 Sweepster .11,0 Bright Steel -.. 98 Celidon 109 lost Time 98 "Whiskery 108 Teheran 98 Senuldo .103 Rockhawk 87 Cheops .107 Social Mug 97 Cloudland 100 Mothers Son 07 Xisht Carbine 100 Becreation ......... 97 Dangerous 100 Corvette 97 Navigator . ..i..-...105 Peter Peter..... 95 Golden Spire 105 Sunsinl 95 Black Panther lot Pad II. ............ N Saxon 104 Court Day U5 Quatrain ......... .101 Golden Pennant..... 95 Sankari 104 Uncle Hood 95 King Solomons Seal. 102 Mirador 95 Afterglow 102 Fine Manners 95

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