Valdina Orphan Top Weight for Crete: Must Shoulder 121 In Week-End Stake; Signator Given Four Less; Miss Dogwood Assigned 116 For Six-Furlong Headliner, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-19


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t Valdina Orphan Top Weight for Crete v Must Shoulder 121 InWeekEndStake InWeekEndStakeSignator Signator Given Four Less Miss Dogwood Assigned 116 For SixFurlong Headliner HeadlinerSTICKNEY STICKNEY 111 May 18 If track con ¬ ditions at Hawthorne improve sufficiently by the end of the week the Crete Handi ¬ cap which the Lincoln Fields Jockey Club will present on Saturday may be one of the outstanding sprints of the season in the Middle West Thirty horses are eligi ¬ ble for the 5000 dash of six furlongs but most of them will pass up the event unless the racing strip dries out It was deep in mud this morning morningWeights Weights for the Crete were announced this morning by racing secretary William H Shelley and tops of 121 pounds has been assigned Valdina Orphan one of sev ¬ eral stars in the Valdina Farm string He arrived here in racing trim from Churchill Downs and since he can handle almost any kind of a track he may be among the starters Saturday regardless of conditions The others however are not so certain to take part partSecond Second highest in the weights is the 117 pounds which was given Woolford Farms Signator who won the Crete a year ago when it was run over Lincoln Pields home grounds at the Will County course Sig ¬ nator is perhaps one of the fleetest horses in the country at sprint distances and dur ¬ ing the winter he distinguished himself by setting a threequartermile track record at the New Orleans Fair Grounds GroundsSales Sales Talk Allotted 115 115Other Other high weights on the list of Crete Handicap nominations are Brownell Combs Miss Dogwood with 116 pounds Mrs A M Creechs Sales Talk with 115 John M Hutchins Wishbone with 114 and his sta blemate Woof Woof with 110 110Sales Sales Talk signaled his fitness for Sat ¬ urdays test even if the track is muddy when he captured the Grand Crossing Handicap the openingday headliner here on Monday MondayIn In that event he defeated several Crete eligibles among them A T Simmons Har ¬ vard Square and Ben Endovinos Vinum VinumThe The complete list of weights for the Crete Handicap follow torse we Valdina Orphanl21 Orphanl21Signator Signator 117 117Miss Miss Dogwood 116 116SalesTalk SalesTalk 115 115Wishbone Wishbone 114 114Wo6f Wo6f Woof 110 Harvard Square 109 109Pig Pig Tails 108 108To To a Tee 107 107Daily Daily Trouble 107 107Bushwhacker Bushwhacker 107 107Littletown Littletown 106 106Busyridge Busyridge 105 105Burnt Burnt Cork 105 105Flying Flying Easy 105 Horse Wt WtEspino Espino Gold 105 105Happy Happy Pilot 105 105Book Book Plate 104 104Vinum Vinum 103 103Marion Marion Collins 103 103Shiny Shiny Penny 102 Bring Me Home 102 102Equistar Equistar 102 102Chipamink Chipamink 102 102Navy Navy Cross 102 102King King Epithet 102 102Little Little Kiss 101 Scarlet Insco InscoJust Just Beans s sSis Sis Baker

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