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RUBRICS WIN CAUSES HOWL GAYLORD HORSE. HEAVILY BACKED, CANTERS AWAY FROM FIELD. Stewards to Investigate the Race — Books Are Hard Hit— Weather Cold and Track a Sea of Mud. Oakland, Cal., January 14. — Rubric won todays ra.e at a mile, in a common canter from the cracker-Jseks, Rorgliesi and Logistilla. Tlie unexpected victory of Caylords horse was greeted with a storm of disapproval by the sjiectators. In his last race Rubric, witli Miller up. was unable to raise a respectable gallop and finished a bad last in mediocre company. Today he was backed with confidence to beat some of the best hero and won out with all ease. It Aas one of the most glaring form reversals of the present meeting. S. C. Hildreth made an SSSSecessfs] attempt to have Logistilla excused on the grounds that she could not run in the sloppy going. W. D. Randall announced before the race that Rorgliesi was simply starting for the work. li was rumored late this evening that, in deference to public clamor, the stewards would Institute an investigation into the running of Rubric. The weather was very cold and the track a sea of mud. Despite forbidding conditions a big crowd was in attendance. Thirty-four books had all the business they could handle. Only two favorites were successful, but the ring lost heavily, the layers being heavily mulcted 0B Rubric In the last. The Reality Stable claimed David Boland in the third for BBSS. Enoch Wishard and "Silver Bill" Riley were visitors at the track this afternoon.