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BlMS HANDICAP STARTERS JOCKEYS AND LAST NIGHTS ODDS AGAINST THE CANDIDATES FOR THE BIG RACE. Downpatrick Scores for Tom Ryan — Tetanus Wins at Last — Bardoma a Stayer — Stewards Hand Out Drastic Rulings. Oakland. Cal.. January 24. — After all declarations have iieen received, then; remain fifteen probable starters to contest for tomorrows Slu.iKKl Burns Handicap at Oakland. Montgomery, the top weight at 12S pounds, is generally selected as the winner. The opinion prevails aiuonir the experts, however, that the successful horse will turn up in the lightly weighted Keene representative. Clamor, which will lie admirably served by having Walter Miller in the saddle. J. L. Hollands candidate. Colonel Jack, may not arrive iu time to participate in the big race. At the last moment James Blute. trainer for R. 1". Carman, or Carman himself, repudiated an agreement whereby they were to give Hollands horse passage to Oakland iu their car and it lift the owner of Colonel Jack without means of tUUM porta tiou. If such be the case, it is one of the most uu sportsmanlike acts on record. Probable starter-, jockeys, odds. etc. : Horse. Wt. Jockey. Odds. Montgomery 128 E. Dtigan 2-1 Rifleman 12." G. Bums 4 1 •Clamor 10.". W. Miller S-l •Oronioboi too Scoville -1 Colonel Jack 114 Musgrave 12-1 Logistilla ID! Heatherton ."i0-l Edwin Ouui 11.". I.ycurgus 10-1 Johnny Lyons 104 J. Hayes 10-1 Sidney F 10." Fischer lo-l Massa Ml Keogh Ki-1 Miss Officious 10O W. Kelly 20-1 Joe Coyne 10.1 C. Miller »-l A. Muskoday Ill Sandy 30-1 Wing ling 100 J. Butler 50-1 Royal Maxim 102 Davis 100-1 ♦Keene Bros, entry. The stewards announced an unexpected ruling after the last race today. The horse 1a.jaroitft is suspended indefinitely until his real owners are established. T. P. Schwartz, his trainer, is rul-d off the turf. W. E. Lemmou. reputed hall owner, is suspended indefinitely. W. Powers, the jockey who rode Pajaroita iu a suspicious manner on December 7. is indefinitely suspended. An official inquiry into the horses bad race on that eeeaatea has been going on ever since and the foregoing action In the premises was decided on today. Todays racing was formful and satisfactory, notwithstanding that only two real favorites in the betting scored. Downpatrick and Marian Louise. Every one of the remaining four winners. Exchequer. Work Box. Tetanus and Bardonia. was supported by the public, which did not take the rlag choices in these particular races seriously. A hcav.-downpoiir during the preceding twenty four bonis had converted the going into a veritable quagmire. Ollie Johnson left last night for Los Angeles with Arklirta. Art Critic and Sainwa. The three are dry track performers, and that is the rea-on for the journey. W. OB. Macdonough will race the pick of his two year-olds, now being developed at Emeryville, on the New York tracks the coming summer. Trainer II. M. Mason will depart for the east with the good ones before the close of the local racing season.