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OUTSIDERS IN FRONT AT WASHINGTON. i Washington, D. C. October 11. The attendance Ibis afternoon was by far the largest of the meeting. The association provided an excellent card and. despite the fact that the opening dash was robbed of much of its interest by the withdrawal of Havre and Racine Belle, an exciting contest resulted, in which Cheek was returned winner over the l to 1, favorite. Takahira. Giles was the only winning favorite of the afternoon. The steeplechase , furnished a complete upset. Southwest, a half-bred ly Key West, beating his opponents off in a canter. Brother Frank, the good thing of the race, went wrong during the running and nulled up very laine. James Milton, whoso good work at the barrier here if attracting much atteution. and who Tias been engaged to do the starting at Havana. Cuba, and lampa. Fla.. lias distributed among the horsemen condition books of the Havana meeting. Several stables which arc takiug part in the present meeting will be sjiipuod to Harana at the conclusion of racing at Pimhco. W. P. BurcJr, the veteran trainer. Is back in liar- 1 tiess again alter a retirement of two years. JIo lias several horses in training here, among them Red Doe. Clique and a half-sister to Dandelion. Mr. Burch left for New York this morning to look, after the shipment of thjqo. yearlings which he will xitain for Herman B. Duryea.