Declan's Moon, Wilko Share Top Weight on Experimental

Undefeated Declan's Moon and Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) winner Wilko share the highweight assignment of 126 pounds on the 2004 Experimental Free Handicap, released Monday by The Jockey Club.

The filly division is headed by Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies winner Sweet Catomine at 124 pounds, one pound more than the standard impost for top-weighted fillies.

The Experimental Free Handicap, published annually by The Jockey Club since 1935, is compiled for a hypothetical race at 11/16 miles on dirt. Forming this year's weighting committee once again were Frank Gabriel Jr. of Arlington Park, Michael Lakow of the New York Racing Association and Thomas S. Robbins of the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club.

The committee weighted a total of 87 males and 66 fillies. Eligible for weighting were all 2-year-olds of 2004 that finished among the top four in graded or other unrestricted races run in the continental United States with an added value of at least $75,000 or higher.

Colts and geldings

126 -- Declan's Moon, Wilko; 124 -- Afleet Alex, 124 -- Roman Ruler; 123 -- Proud Accolade, Sun King; 122 -- Giacomo, Rockport Harbor; 121 -- Devils Disciple; 120 -- Consolidator; 119 -- Galloping Grocer; 118 -- Southern Africa; 117 -- Chandtrue; 116 -- Flamenco, Park Avenue Ball; 115 -- Dubleo, Greater Good; 114 -- Crown Point, Lunarpal, Primal Storm; 113 -- Actxecutive, Defer, Straight Line, Texcess; 112 -- Boston Glory; 111 -- Better Than Bonds, Drum Major, Elusive Chris, Leaving On My Mind, Patriot Act, Seattles Best Joe, Seize the Day, Storm Surge; 110 -- Bellamy Road, Boggy Creek, Cajun Pepper, Closing Argument, Evil Minister, Gold Joy, Wallstreet Scandal; 109 -- B. B. Best, Cin Cin, Funk, Magoo's Magic, Three Hour Nap; 108 -- Anthony J., Bushwacker, Littlebitofzip, Sunny Sky (FR), Tadreeb; 107 -- G P's Black Knight, Rey de Cafe; 106 -- Chips Are Down, D'court's Speed, Killenaule, Maximus C, Wild Desert, Winsomemoneyhoney; 105 -- Cherokee Chase, City Code, Doctor Voodoo, Major League, Rush Bay, Winning Expression; 104 -- Diamond Isle, Hal's Image, Magna Graduate, Positive Prize, Ready Ruler, Smooth Bid, Spanish Chestnut; 103 -- Rubialedo, Scipion, Smoke Warning, Upscaled; 102 -- Malanato, My Parade, Silver Haze; 101 -- Chattahoochee War, Dusty Minister, Elusive Thunder, Social Probation, Woody's Apache; 100 -- Favorite Minit, Fusaichi Rock Star, Reno Bob, Storm Creek Rising.


124 -- Sweet Catomine; 117 -- Balletto (UAE), Sense of Style, Splendid Blended; 115 -- Ready's Gal; 114 -- Inspiring, Runway Model, Souvenir Gift; 113 -- Sharp Lisa, Sis City; 112 -- In the Gold; 111 -- Classic Elegance, Dance Away Capote, Paddy's Daisy, Play With Fire; 110 -- Melhor Ainda, Punch Appeal; 109 -- Broadway Gold, Culinary, Louvain (IRE), Northern Mischief, Toll Taker; 108 -- Chocolate Brown, Enduring Will, Hello Lucky, Short Route; 107 -- Conveyor's Angel, Megascape, Summer Raven; 106 -- Buzz Song, Culture Clash, Hear Us Roar, Memorette, Take a Check; 105 -- Double D Appeal, Kota, Queens Plaza; 104 -- Angel Trumpet, Bella Banissa, Im a Dixie Girl, No Bull Baby, Royal Copenhagen (FR); 103 -- Aspen Tree, Dansetta Light, Jill Robin L, K. D.'s Shady Lady, La Maitresse (IRE), Limited Entry, My Miss Storm Cat, Smuggler; 102 -- Berbatim, Leona's Knight, Paragon Queen, Running Bobcats, Secrets Galore, She's a Jewel; 101 -- Gotta Rush, Lady Glade, Ninadivina, Salute, Winning Season; 100 -- Darn That Girl, Malika's Gold, Miss Matched, Western Princess, Wild Chick.