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S p ii ° or by " 1 to l: * "• ■ t I1 * 1 I f • . I I t • v v ■ i ST. VOLMA WINS THE STEEPLECHASE. Ferriss Has a Good Jumper in This Fellow— ,, Sir Toddinqtons Triumph. New Orleans. I. a.. March 0. -In the Pickwkk Steeplechase Handicap at city Park this afternoon, was shown thai John Ferriss, Jr.. has in St. Volma, the besl juniper now racing in the soutfa w.st. st. v.ilma won the Cosuk politan Hurdle Stakes, January 17. and he came back today proving himself a.- good through the held as over the hurdles carrying top weight, running away from the others and winning bj a dosen lengths after being , eased up. Arubo was second because Dr. Keith and Bsterjoy were nafortuaate. Esterjoj ran well for the first turn of the ticld. bi:i was much used in , keeping pace with the winner, ami. when he came i the tenth jump, where he fell, wae a verj : I , horse. Dr. Keith made a bad landing at the , eleventh jump and Dupee tumbled off. Uncle James I ■bo .a to grief at this jump. The race was worth si. ".m. toe winners portion of which was ,005. si. ohna will probably be -em east from here. Sir Toadlngton gave weigh to everything in the third race at three aaarters of a mile, made Hie pace and beat Morales out a half length. Morales was in receipt of ten pounds from I he winner. Sir Toddington will probably start in the city Dark Den,.,. ,o iie inn BlUlUUJ .lev,, to .ie!p make pace tor his stable companions. Gild and Judge Pont Lute Boater, winner of the two-year-old race, was I "boosted" 00 over her entered price and Donna. winner of the fifth event got a S30D raise. The same parly, who was a Stranger, bid up both horses. I Jockeys Garner and 1oy were fined 0 each by the judges for fighting in the homestretch during lie fifth race. Both boys kept Striking at each other with their whips all through the last, furlong. Garner was also suspended for three days by the starter for disobedience at the post in the third race. Decidedly a taking card is offered for Monday, with a surprising number of the best horses now in training here being down to start in one or another ■1 the races, conspicuous examples lieing such horses as Husted, Telescope, Prince Brutus: Kara. Allies. Naran: Mollie Montrose, Gremse. Drop Stitch: Judge Cost. Emergency, Fantastic; Southern Cross. Bronte uac. Pane] Press; Chase, lieldwick. Dry Dollar: Anna Day. Orline and Bell the Cat. T. K. T.vnch.