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GRAPPLE PROVES NO CINCH. • CAMPAIGNER TAKES HIS MEASURE IN THE FLUSHING STAKES. Martin Rides the Earrell Horse at 1 to f — W. H. Carey Favorite for Excelsior Handicap at Jamaica Today. New York, April 2". — lack Martin had his first mount f the eastern bmmw on Grapple at 1 to I today anil was so unfortunate as to get beaten. Rrapple appeared la so tat aafelaaa tin- two op powed to iiim that theae short odds seemed liberal, bal ampaigner, evidently finding the track Mare to hi*- liking than was the ease yeaterday when he was always oinntii hy the niaiih n Royal Onvx. held Grapple safe ami oatgamed him la a kteg stretch drive*. Ifartla rode his hardest, oat without effect. I • . i Johnson took the short price ■boa Grapple Fai i geed wager, bal t o raeea later allowed his own harae laeaa-Ja to go to the pool aahacked at 6 to l He evea pal ■ fair i»-t aa I n lull, only |a a** Mat tin In lag Jac,|uin home a haadj ariaaer, while Fastlaa was aa Indifferent third. The eaaora af the Newcastle stable were area for the lii-t iiim- this seaaoa aad were ia froat la two raeea, the hral aad last, both Cor two-year-olds. Paul Pry, wiaaet ol the Brat, did aof cany ■ peaay of stable sapport, ..ing Croat 6 to hi to I. Iaul Pry ami Wave Crest, the stables seeead wia aer, had worked ■ the saase notch, aad • 1 »»- latter Waa a hot favorite, going to the post at imIiIs on. Hi- won rssil] enough, but may not liml ii so eaa] to hen .lames l;. Brady, the next tlase. The latter is a racy looking eolt ami was ct ideally a hit abaci . line Breather is praaalaei for the running of the Bxcebllor Baadlcap at Jamaica, tor which sixtt — n horses arc nsnard ever night. It is likely thai a doaea af these will go to the peat W. H. Carey is almost sure to he the favorite, with Dr. Gard-iier. Hon Hiego ami Kings Daughter greatly fancied. riic Collowlag are the probable Jockeys ami odds at which Sol. Uchteasteia says he will open his book in the big rfcsg tsaaorrow afteraooa: Horse. Weight. Jockey. Odda. W. II. Carey IP C. Knottier .! Kings Daughter ... ins c. 11. Shilling 8 Philander UN Myers s Dr. Gardner i--. J. Martin ."! GloriBer 115 Garaer l" .1. c. Core 88 W. .Miller IS Good Lack 112 1. Swain 12 Preteaaion Ill 12 Okeelte 86 M. Preston 8 Dishabille 120 88 Dolly Spanker 112 Badtke 36 Oxford ill Aabachon IS lion Diego WW Mountain s fait ngorin ...11.". Notter I Samuel II. Harris ...Hi:; « rimiuius 100 Berkeley 02 H. l.owe SO Coupled as August I.elin.uit entry. Ilishahille and Pre, elision are tloiihtful starters. Baring shifts to Jamaica tomorrow where aa exceptionally good card is presented with the Exeelalor Handicap as the star tea tare, bal with aaeh good horses as Keator, Bobbj Hood, Dr. Mollis; itizen. Biskra. Voutliful: Voorheea, Oraculuin. Haadaarra; w. H. Cany, Kfaags Daaghter, Dr. Gardner; Mary Morris. Lady AUda, Tanager; Gold Heart, Transvaal and .Manila in the entries the other raeea are also attractive, and all around the .1: -hoiihi he marked by capital racing.