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LOGISTILLA WINS FEATURE. GOVERNOR ORMAN AND FRED BENT UPSET BACKERS AT OAKLAND. The Stewards Are Investigating Their Running — Barney Schreiber Prices Sir Hercules to Australians for 5,000. Oakland, Cal.. April 20. -The handicap at one mile anil an eighth, the feature1 id" to-days interesting card, was won in a furious drive by Logis-tiiu. this seasons sjswea of the meal turf. Mam Hildreth sold the Locohatcheo mare recently to W. H. Hoag and. Co. for ,000, and her pies-nt owners profited handsomely on her tirst victory in their colors. In view of Logistillas previous indifferent showing the public was surpiiseel at the short odds accepted by the stable. Proceedings commenced with a double barreled reversal of form involving Governor Orman and Fred Bent. The former, which was unable to raise a respectable gallop in his previous race, was able to spreaeleaglc his vastly superior opposition to-day. The latter, on the strength of good form during the- past fortnight, was backed into hot favoritism but van as if waterlogged. The stewards are probing the case. A big half holiday throng was in attendance but a majority failed to profit by their ring oper-a i ions. Only a select few backed the two favorites that were successful. Both receded in the betting anil this fact particularly scared off intending backers of the McCafferty mare, Nine Spot, iu the third. "Shorly" Kendall, a Ooldtield miner, monopolizes attention iu the betting ring. The plunging miner has been quite successful of late. C. B. Irwin is a re-cent wealthy recruit to the turf. He has acepiired a stable of nine horses, including Laura F. M.. and they will be- immediately shipped to Denver and raced there at the saltan. meeting. Mrs. Joe Harlan, wife of the bookmaker, died today after a brief illness. The stewards have been asked to settle differences between owner Van Danea and his jockey, jross, involving a contract on the latters services. Barney Schreiber received a cablegram from Australia yestii-ilay asking him to put a price on his English stallion Sir Hercules, and he named .3,000. Mr. Schreiber and C. F. Durnell are joint partners in the leeently acquired contract on the services of till- promising lightweight foekejr, F. Dugau. I,ee cV Son were paid So.ooo cash for it. A taking card is offered for Monday afternoon ami with such speedy ones as Be Thankful. Swede Sam. Irish Mike; fkreai Its, Johnny Lyons, Annan; Silver Sue. Hugh McGowan. Head Dame; Royal Rogue. Kappa, Pal: Corrbraa, t lorerland. Funny side; llaaaa, Bedford and Sir Brillax in the entries, there is every piospc-t of decidedly kale resting racing". H. Forslaud.