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RAPID WATER WINS THE HANDICAP. Sandy Not Sufficiently Enerqetic on Northwest — J. J. Walsh Buys Sir Edward. Oakland, CaL, March 8. — Rapid Water won the handicap this afternoon ami Collector Jessap, Imper and Siigarinaid were among those behind him. He scored an impressive victory. Bandy failed lamentably on Noriliwesl in the lace at one mile ami a sixteenth lhat followed the fealure. The P.orgian led throughout. Sandy finished sitting still. Adeiia, liapid Water anil Baby were the successful choices. J. D. MilliBl Maud MeO. won the second. M-CatT-ert.v took the third with Dave Welter. Kuhy found tin fast, track to her liking ami. after many costly failures, atade gtod in the last. The weather was line anil fully S.NM racegoers were at the course. Sir Bdward Changed hands this morning. J. J. Walsh acquired the crack four year old for the reported price of 0,000. Tiie beat two two ear-olds so far shown here are carded hi atari in the Undine stakes tomorrow afternoon ami a great attendance is sure to result. Aside from this stai feature many fast horses are named lo start, among which Vinton, Triumphant. Blanche e.; Graphite, Black Pilate, Basts*; Sir Bdward, Fireball, Security; Firestone, Bacoatear, Bona; Dr. Leggo, Banana, Va* Popall; Cora Bksaota, Mandator and Happy Bice are in good form at present. H. Forsland.