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SETS A NEW T1IACK RECORD. BEAU BRUMMEL RUNS THE MILE AND SEVENTY YARDS IN 1:43 2-5. Lady Navarre Forces Him Out — Wes in a Soft Spot — Fine Racinq Weather at the Fair Grounds. Near Orleans. La., February 18. The Creeceal city jockey club began the fourth period f iis winter meeting .-if the Fair Grounds this afternoon. The racing conditioM eoald not well hare beea improved ui"ni. for under bright skies and with warm weather the track was at ita best. The card was a good one and had no feature* ■ mile and seventy yard condition race and i seven furlong sprint. Beau Braaaatel was forced to cal one-fifth t ■ second off the track record for the mile and seventy yards to beat Lady Navarre oat m scant half length la l :t::... The Markkria colt waa expertly ridden by earner while Hennesay, on Lady Navarre, m.:ilo a couple of mistakes in attempting t. squeeze through nest to the rail when the chances getting up looked extremely doubtful. The recall waa that Lady Nararre was eat -iff and lest several lengths through the repeated Interference. With ■ weU-Jadced ride and a stronger finish she would un-doobtedly hare won. Willi Belle stromo ami Ohlyeaa srratracd out of the tit"i 1 1 race, Wea aeemed m a soft spot ami r.suiis proved be waa. Garner had t lie mount and after weaving hi way through the banch aa they ran along the backatretch, Vt opened up a winning lead and the anal farlong foaad him under a pull. Judge Clarence McDowell announced that m notice wovM be taken of the charges preferred by ■ couple of stable Lands against James Devlin. McDowell gave as ins reaaon for dropping the eane the fact that the men were intoxicated when they declared thai Devlin had •■doped" Gamara when he scored J is his i Yj lory. Alphoiise I.iiiielieii was refused permission by the officials of the Crescent Cily ....Key Club to book at the fair Grounds. Fontolieu. it is alleged, made liimseii objectionable by loud lalk. II T. Oxnard was here today, .tames B. Brady and lease Lewiaoha have gone i Saa Francisco. Gamer rude three winners today.