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MORE RAIN AND MORE MUD. i FEATURE RACE AT THE FAIR GROUNDS IS DECLARED OFF. Seventh Race Is Split — Gresham Likes the i Difficult Goinq — Jockey Hoqq Gets a Fall. i N. m Drlrana. La., robmary 18. — The mile hamli-cap, intended as the tea tie of todays offering at the Pair Braandn, was declared off niter the withdrawal hi The englishman. Yankee Qirl ami Janata Eteddtek. The seventh race, .1 mile and ■ ajaarter ■ffalr, was split ami the first half was run as the fourth rare. The heavy raina of last night ami this morning turned the track lata ■ sea of mini. Uader the conditions ii was m.i at all surprising that the majority of the conteata were taaae. Then acre two tares tor two year olds, lite first and third. Braaaei Lad, by Bra* Lad, proved an easy winner in the tit si. while Hartley Si hreibers Greahaaa ahawed thai he is u rare good mud runner hj making a show of his opponents ill tlie third rare. Rtta l. cantered lii.tne an easy winner in the seventh race. .ii e Levy perforated dlaappolatlagly. Iteckmau took him In lite extreme oataidc when the atari eaaae and ahta entering the baekntreteh dropped into last position where he remained tbroaghoat. II this horse ahoahl unite hack and run a good race it w.iithl s,.,.|n as Ihoath it would furnish malerial for aa ill i-st iira t ion. II. Gardner further reduced his stable today by the sale of Babel Qaeea and Btrangbow. w. .1. Donohne pan haw 1 the former, while J. C. rarretto got Btrangbow. Jixkey HOK, wba bad ,Ilp mount on Floss S. in the fifth race, sustained a alight injury. The filly aHppetl after passing tlie finishing mark and Hogg lost his balance and struck tlie rail. lie was dragged for about twenty yards and had his side and leg bruised by acrapiag akaag the fence. The card for tomorrow js only passing fair. The third race should afford the most interesting eon-. test. The Inn ss w hii It will he most in the public eye iariag the day are probably these: Schroeders Midway, Qargaataa, Royal Band; Btrira kL, Greaaae, Bitterly; Toboggan, Sir Toddingion. Kusk: Tenuis. Western, Royal Breeae; Iranhne, Aaibeijaek, Paul Clifford; Bitter Brown, Dehnore, Jangle Imp: Abjure, Krla Lee and Grand Dneheea. T. K. Lynch.