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TILEINGS EASY VICTORY. AS AN ADDED STARTER HE TAKES THE MERCHANTS HANDICAP. James Reddick Finishes Second, but Is DIs« qualified for Foulinq The Englishman — E. M. Frys Good Race. New- Orleans. La.. January 21.— At the Fair Grounds this afternoon four favorites were successful and in every race but one he winner was so much the best that only the hardest kind of racing link could have precluded Victory. The condition • •f ihe track was in a measure largeij responsible for this. Ihe going was heavy, but not of the holding kind, and the fiehrs. in consequence, were smaller than the average at the old track. James Mi-Coruiii ks Tilling, an added starter carrying only atnety-five pounds, woa the Merchants Handicap at one mile, the annual running of which is one Of the teatures of the season here. The race was worth .!»."i0 to Hie winner and. with the exception ot" Tileing. the horses engaged in the running were the Cheapest lot thai has startinl in a race of this kind during the uinler. Tllelng had started only once previously aid on that occasion waa beaten by Morales, not because Morales wag the better colt, but simply because Tileing waa not fully prepared for a hard race and Garner, in an attempt to save him. took matters too easily. Tileing was a better colt today and he was ridden Without mistake. He had speed enough to go to the front just after Ihe start and rating there without ever lieing asked a serious oueatiea he maintained his position throughout. He was a fresh horse when he .finished and the wiseacres of the paddock at once announced him :is by far the most likely candidate for the Crescent City He-by, for which race he now stands out as the probable favorite. James Keddi.-k, which WOO ridden by jockey D. Austin, finished second, but he had impeded The ffaglishmaa and was disipialifh d. P. M. Fry again demonstra h d his superiority over the average two year-olds here when he raced from last place at the start into a long lead at the end ■f the lirst furlong of the half mile sprint, the beginning of races for two-year-olds at that distance, and under a strenuous ride lasted it out to win by a length from Monbert. The latter ran an impressive race and he will he closely watched when he starts again over a had track. The Jack Martin case still hangs Ire. The stew-aids are still seeking evidence and a decision in the matter one way or ihe other will be arrived at within the next few days. Mars Caasidy left this morning for Nashville, Where he will put. in a week on a hunting trip with George Heath ie. Judge Charles Price met Mr. Hendrie at Louisville yesierday ami accompanied him to Nashville. Burieu iV ONeill have announced a weoding-ont sale preparatory to shipping hack to New York, The iwo year olds which have been canrylng their colors here will be sold iii the paddock at the Fair Grounds Thursday nexi. Ihe following horsemen will leave with their stables for Hot Springs tomorrow: J. c. Milam, uith seventeen; H. N. Vestal, three: H. T. Batcne-lei. live: 11. MeCarren, Jr.. fifteen; W. F.gnn, two, and J. J. Ogles with twelve. Archie Zinuner haa decided to remain here and has given up the stalls assigned him. P. J. Gihlersleeve will leave with his string Thursday. The presence of I . Austin on James Reddick and Bafbert today was with the consent of starter Dade.