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r ii ■ i J. .i I ,. I | . EDWIN GUM WINS HANDICAP BY NOSE. Miller Takes the Barrier with Him in the Second Race, but Rides No Winners. Oakland. Cal.. February 18.- -Lore of Gold in the ■rat race and fireball iu the la-t were the onb pronounced public choices to win today. Both were at i odds on and scored by narrow margins. The most " Interesting race of the day was the handicap ai one mile and a sixteenth, which came fourth on the ,, card. St. Bias wood, aader the g ddaace of Walter • Miller, went to the front at the start and led for J" nearly a mile. Edwin Gum, energetically ridden by , Hunter. WOK him down ami in a driving tinish i got the decision by a head, li marked the sec l ■ successive victory for the son of Plutus. lb- Won like a good horse. Miller rode no winners today. In Hie ftrsl race be was teal on -lia Rose. This i- a highly tried lilly. but she was noi read] for racing. She is one that is worth remembering, however. In the .-. oncl lace he might have WOO with Dr. Seharff bad he not. in his iu-.li to get away, taken the barrier with him. The tape proved an impediment to the bones running. In the Iftfa race, as in the fourth, .Miller aatebed second. He did not ride- in the third and sixth races. Sandy and .1. Ilnnier each rode two winners.