Devil Diver Given 135 for Toboggan Handicap: Has Pound More than He Carried to Victory in Race Last Season, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-01


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Devil Diver Given 135 For Toboggan Handicap Has Pound More Than He Carried To Victory in Race Last Season JAMAICA, L. I., N. Y., May 31.— Green-tree Stables Devil Diver, who launched his 1945 debut with victory in the Paumonok Handicap at Jamaica, has been assigned top weight of 135 pounds for the renewal of the 5,000 Toboggan Handicap, inaugural feature of Belmont Parks meeting next Monday. Devil Diver won the Toboggan last year under 134 pounds. Belair Studs Apache, runner-up to the Green-tree star in the Paumonok, is in the famous Belmont sprint with 129 pounds, while Millbrook Stables Alex Barth and William J. Zieglers Wait a Bit are asked to carry 121 each. The others are weighted from 117 down to 105. The Toboggan, at six furlongs, down the Widener chute, closed Wednesday, Mav 23, with 23 nominations. The weights follow: Horse. Wt. Horse. Wt. Devil Diver 135 Flood Town 112 Apache 129 Greek Warrior 112 Alex Barth 121 Cataclysm 110 Wait a Bit 121 Freezout 110 Boy Knight 120 Offenbach 110 Brownie 117 Dustman 109 Professor Lee 115 Breezing Home 108 Salto 114 Mrs. Ames 107 Who Ges There 114 Ravenala 106 Bby Dumpling 112 Tropea 105 Declared: Aletern, Lucky Draw. No penalties.

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