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FAST TRIAL FOR ANGELUS. COLT GIVES NOTICE HE MUST BE CONSIDERED IN CRESCENT CITY DERBY. Spion Beaten by Inefficient Ride — Old Robin Hood Takes a Race— Many Close Finishes — Owners Preparing to Move to Other Fields. Now Orleans, La.. March 10. — Form players hail I hatim r lay. as five of the winners were pronounced favorites, while the other successful ones during the afternoon were smartly supported second choices. There were no features, an off-day card being arranged by the secretary", and poorer class horses contested. Some of the finishes were extra dose and furnished plenty of excitement for the onlookers. Jockey Notters followers had their inning when the crack rider piloted to victory Hasty Agnes, Robin Hood and Ottoman in succession. On the first-named pair lie had to display his liest skill to make them last out the distance. The defeat of Spion. which was backed by almost every smart bettor on the ground, was a severe jolt. He was clearly the best, but the incompetent Mill i-ahy did everything but ftill off. J. II. McCormick MMMd a rod in the pickle in his Lady Almy. which won the second race, carrying a heavy commission for her owner. In the opening race. Tony W. had to stand a hard drive to land the purse from Tom Holland, an outsider. The finish in 1he closing race between Goldway ilid Louise Macfarlau was a thriller, the Corrigan representative staving long enough to win by a nose. Burlew and ONeills Angelas, their second dependence for Derby honors, gave a sparkling exhibition this morning by working a mile over the Kulr Groin, ds track, witli his full weight up. in a shade less than 1:40. The fractional time was as follows: 12. 24, M|, M|, l:00j . l:12j. l:2«j, l::t»j . It is the consensus of opinion among the smart hors men that the Burlew and ONeill stable will be successful in carrying off the honors in both the rich prizes. Meelick. which is on his way here, is due to ar rive Thursday morning, but that he is not considered very formidable is evidenced by the fact that link-oln is favored to finish in front of him. Fred Burlew offered to bet .0o0 after Angelus work May that tin- colt will finish in front of Pinkola. Mode Nicoll will tonight ship the string he has been racing on the levcal tracks to Lexington. Ky.. where they will be rested up until the opening of the Ken lucky season. .T. .Tames shipp d his horses today to Windsor. Canada. William Murray received notification today that he had 1k--ii appointed to do the starting at the Hamilton spring meeting. Lillie B., the dam of several good winners, and owned by W. H. May. will be bred this season to 11. MHarr.-ns Hapsbiirg. Jockey Bilae. who has been riding in California. is a rei ent arrival and will hereafter pilot J. W. Fullers horses. A number of horsemen will depart Saturday night for Washington to be on hand for the opening at Benning. Starter Cassldy will leave Saturday night for New York, where after a brief stay he will go to Washington to do the starting at Benning. He will be succeeded at City Iark by A. B. Dade. Clarence McDowell, who is the local presiding judge, will act in a similar capacity at Benning. and will leave here after the running of the City Iark Derby, which is decided the Saturday following the Crescent City Derby. Jockeys Notter and V. Powers will leav« at the same time.