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YANKEE GIRLS GAME RACE. ELLISONS CITY PARK DERBY WINNER TAKES THE LADIES STAKES. Court Dress Finishes Third — Ironsides Begins the Season Well — Wexford Runs Out— Miniota Will Do. Now York. May M.— Court Dress, the best Iwn-year old i.iiv last year, made her Rm appearance "i tke ww in the Indies Stakes si Beihnont Park this :il lei noon and was beat, n by Yankee Gtti, Charles BMaona City Park Pithy winner, and by Adoration. Court Press looked a trifle high in tlosh. and thai she was not just :,i h«r brat was forecasted in the hHIIni1., lor she- opened at LW1 money and wrnl lo 41 to B and T In .".. whereas, on lasi years t • • in she -ec ine.l a Icgitiniiile .". to S shot. Yankee Ciil was will hacked, as her form, both at New Orleans and since arriving here, warranted and she went lo llie post at 13 to .".. a fractional second ehoiee over Adoration. She ran :t remark -aide race, as she was a half furlong out of it in the early slaves and seemingly unable to extend herself, it was not until after the manners were well in the sireteh that Yankee Sir] appeared hi have any sort of a chance. Court Dress, wtiieh had made all the early running, was through at t lie beginning of the last eighth and Adoration appeared all over the winner. Itadtke. however, sat down to ride Yankee Girl and after an amazingly BUM stretch run she caught Adoration twenty ;vards out to win by a half length. It was a remarkable performance and stamps Yankee Girl as a game tilly and one that should race exceptionally w-oll at a longer distance. Court Dress lias developed into a good looking three year old anil is almost sure to be hestTtl from in a big way before the season is much older. She was rather nervous in the paddock a lo de i hdly on her bad behavior on the way to the |H.st. winding up her tantrums by kicking tin rail oft the fence before reaching the starling point. outrasie,! with yesterday, the racing was fami* and with the exception of the Ladies Stakes, ticte Wtm nothing especially inviting in the program. IreaaMee mad.- his debut tor the season very aansl-eiously by easily beatiag Tokab.n and others for the hamiicaii at one mile and a sixteenth. He went lo the post unbacked at 12 to 1. The western contingent attempted a coup in this race with Wexlo-d. backed from M to 1. to M to 1. He led for h;i!f Hie distance but ran into the feme on the bend and had to be pulled up. Miniota. which won the closing race may develop into a useful three year old. He had worked w,-Jl and was heavily backed. His owner, Mrs. I.. A. Livingston, owner of Ranoocas Stud, was on hand and was highly elated with tin Its performance, j Natter was Mespended for three days by the stew ards on the report that lie had cut a.-ross in front with Dan Ruhre at the start of the race won by ironsides. Harry Payne Whitnej did not reach the track in time to see Iroaalihi win ami was agreeably surprised when be arrived jus, before the tifth l ace. T. S. Martin, althonga sent our in Hie entries, will not be a starter for the strcph fhaat I 111 111 II The good chaser is none the wo,-,, for his nee if the Whitney Memorial, but will |„. reserved for more important events. With two important stake races on. the program for tomorrow and such excellent racers as Ace High, liosemount. Golden Went; Kings Plate, Sepoy, .Seymour Rentier: Colin. Ken fleet, Bar None: California King. Grandpa, Mr. hfcOaaa; PfctOet, Sir Tod-dharten. TUetng; BhmsaiBah, rielak i i aa and Qlen-iiatn among thoae carded to start a hyjge ■Hwdaarr is expected.