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t a 1 1 1 3 3 3 I ! t E. T. SHIPP AGAIN IN FRONT. SCORES THIRD STRAIGHT VICTORY IN COMMANDING FASHION. George Bailey, Backed at Long Odds, Wins Easily The Clansman Takes Distance Race Jockey Nicol Arrives. Cincinnati, O., November 1. Conditions were dis- agreeable for racing today. Rain fell throughout . the entire afternoon and the track was both deep and sloppy. The program was an ordinary one, ar- ranged to give the poorer horses a chance for get- away momy. The sjiort Itself was lacking in in-I terest. In eacii race some particular horse out-i classed bis opponents In the going and nearly all the contests were one-sided affairs. Whatever contention there was in the running was for second and third places. Favorites fared well, four of them lauding purses. The general backing, however, for nearly all the starters saved the books from sustaining Mg losses. The closing race was run almost In darkness and colors coiCd with difficulty be distinguished. The Clansman after leading all the way, took the principal raee at a mile and an eighth. Wi H. Fizer again scored heavily over the books by E. T. Shipps vie tory. Mllford, in this race, a newcomer, was extensively backed, but ran disappointingly. J. U. Ktrotle made a good clean-up when hla George Bailey cantered home in the first. Ralbert was the shortest price. winner of the day. C. Heifers arrived texlay from New York. He reported thst II. T. Griffin and himself were on the point of whipping two carloads of horses to California whesii the Knickerbocker crash came and through having all their available cash in that institution, they were forced to delay .nhipinent of the horses. Jack Chbin, chairman of the Kentucky Racing Commission and F. J. Kelly, owner of the horses in charge of trainer "Bishop" Poole, were visitors. N. Wood-ard will ship his horses to New Orleans next week. Sam Eckert, an old-timer and one time part owner of the Cote Brilliante track, witnessed the racing. "Does" Kiddle will have charge or a division of Schreibers horses that will race In New Orleans. Ridelle wilt also have a public training stable. Jockey Nicol will ride most of his horses. The latter arrival here today from New York by way of Chicago. Nicol roel; for his empleyer, Fred Cook, In the east last season and won a number of stakes for the stable besides having a fair percentage of successful outside mounts. He thinks that Cook has two very useful horses in Johnnie Blake and Lawrence P. Daley. Johnnie Blake, Nicol said, would not run out of the chute, but when they put him on the grass track, he was a good horse. Lawrence P. Daley wouhl run anywhere. He was a bit lacking in speed, but a gooel, consistent performer and ran as the.usli a long distanise of ground would suit him. His Is very apt to be a dangerous Derby factor at New Orleans this winter. Nicol will be able to ride at 100 pounds and is going south early so that he may be able to get down to weight by the time tins season opens there. He will leave for New Orleans tomorrow night, stopping over a elay or two in Louisville. His contract with Cook expires December 14. He said he elid not kneiw whether it would be renewed or not, but "I expect I will have to stay with the big show," lie said. Jockey Treiibol, who had bis license revoked here a year ago last summer, is at the track. He weighs 101 pounds and says he could do ninety-six iwunels handily if In training. He was suspended by the American Turf Association and will make application to that body for reinstatement next spring.