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BOTH NEW ORLEANS TRACKS READY. Improvements Complete and Good Horses Arriving Daily from New York. Now Orleans, La., November 18. The work of reconstructing the Fair Grounds is rapidly reaching completion ambut few minor details remain for the workmen to finish. On opening day it will take rank with any racing plant in the country. The City Iark track has also been spruced up and turf patrons will find that their comfort has amply been cared for. Some -trepidation is being felt over the stringency of ready money, but it is thought that the sport will in no way suffer by tills, as most of the race following will consist of northerners, and they will probably put enough ready cash into circulation to carry the meeting through for some time, or until available cash can bo had from tlie local hanks and other similar institutions away from here. There is some talk that clearing house certificates will also be accepted by the bookmakers, but conditionally that the bettor accepts clearing house certificates as payment should he present a winning ticket. Arrivals today Include It. A. Smith, with seven head., including Maxnar, Lord Stanhope, Green Seal; .T. P. Mayberrys string, including Quinn Brady and Itobin Hood, which were stabled at City Park. John Schorr, who is handling M. II. Tichcnors horses, brought among others, Good Luck and Eddie Ware; Al Hamel will try for purses with Wes, a frequent winner. His crack filly, Notasulga, will not be seen in action this winter, having been turned out at Sheepshead Bay. Archie ZImmcrs string of eighteen head came direct from New York and are quartered at the Fair Grounds. Robert Waldens sixteen from Baltimore, came here without mishap. Howard Oots came from Lexington with . fourteen nd J. H. Baker Is expected tonight with twelve.