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— — i — MARTINMAS A SURPRISE AT OAKLAND. Defeats Rapid Water in a Drivinq Finish — Koerner Rides a Poor Race. Oakland. CaL, Madeh B. Bail, Happy Rice, Wool Sandals. Shot Qaa anil Andrew Mack were ■BCCe* -he *r toning esaacea today. Rapid Water, in the last race, fell by tee wayside. The defeat of Hil-dreths horse by Martinmas created a sensation. Rapid Water figured the surest Wanner on the o;:rd. Koerner rode a badly judged race, and the Bapallo six-year-old was worn bat by his ill advised tactic; in argtng btel I" the fronl In the early ritntiing: lack of condition told and he succumbed al the end. Uncertain weather and tra.k conditions continue. Bate ic.i at Internal during the afternoon. Despite tais drawback a big throng Of rai-ogoors journeyed to the brack. Boaa was bid np from 8488 to 8888 by •. White. Keene hoaght his yoaagster In. c. White, however, aeqalred poasessioa of Happy Bice in the following nn, on his bid of 81,080, aa advanee of mta the winners enlrtince price. W. Walker, owner of Happj Bice, retaliated by claiming Bogam for 8P23. There is an improbable r r current lo the effect thai racing ai Oakland maj coatteae nateterrnpted nniil next fall. Iast going is out of Ike |iiesii.,n for tomorrow, but tic i aid is np lo the midweek average and some assart performers are named to Start, among which Bncontenr, Wibnore, Lady Hlldnth; Louise Fit/. gibbon, l.iishtliorpo. Pesrlesa Lass; Pettmaa, Lord Kelson, ladge; Prince Magnet, Black Prince, ink. Iras, Inflammable, Hastoa; Oraet •:.. Kokeano and Blagg have run creditably on more Ihau one sen sion. ii. roratend.