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POSINGS VICTORY IS A BIG SURPRISE. Minos and Don Q. the Only Winning Favorites at Fort Erie. Buffalo, X. Y., August 1. It is surprising how horses that seem to stand out get beaten at Fort Krie. , Minos and Don Q. were the only winning favorites today. The fact that all but a few of the horses racing here are the cheapest kind of selling platers is responsible to a great extent for the inconsistent running. One day they will run a bang up race and then come back with a rank one. One of the biggest surprises of the afternoon was Iosings victory in the feature race, rosing was the extreme outsider, as she had every reason to be when one takes a line on her recent races. She had plenty of speed today, however, and after laying in a contending position to the stretch turn, moved up with a rush, took command entering the last furlong and won easily from Xat It. in l:lii5J. Meddlesome 15oy bled and was eased up. For the lirst race Soprano and .T. XV. ONeill were the two horses hest supported, but they were never dangerous at any stage of the trip. Julia Oentzbergcr won, defeating Alsono by a head. Before the running of the steeplechase Judge Trice told the jockeys that he would .stand for no monkey business. Jockey Ford, who had the mount on Kilmorie, was the recipient of an extra warning. Kilmorie ran a smashing good race and won easily by a couple of lengths from the heavily hacked Lights Out. Kilmorie and Sweet Jane pulled up lame. Minos made a runaway affair of the seventh race and in a driving finish lasted long enough to beat out Lord Dixon. There was a jam at the first turn, in which Azelina and Canopian encountered interference. Canopian went to his knees and unseated Lloyd. The horse Father Catcliem got loose from his groom while being led around his stable last night and, bolting out the gate on to the road, disappeared in the direction of Crystal lieach. His owner was still looking for him this afternoon. 13. L. Talley and jockey Goldstein leave for Saratoga tomorrow.