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SPRING BAN TO BE INVESTIGATED. San Francisco. Cal.. Mav 23.— There were a number of iips.i- at Oakland today, only two favorites lew aiding llhir backer*. Spring Ban showed sudden iinprovem.nl ami. heavily supported, won easily from Colliert and Coppers. Trocha. the favorite, made a dismal showing. J. B. I.aughrey broke down badly iu I" race. Hie stewards decided to investigate the improvement of Siuing Bail. CiMisidi-rald.- dissatisfaction among the layers fol-..w-d the sciat.hintr ,.f Bosauio from Hie last race. Before tin -all weighed" call was given, much money was taken on Lord of the Forest at !■ to 5. Winn Kosa mo was withdrawn for lameness on a report ot the veterinary. Lord of the Forest was an • aids-oil favorite, but all bets but those on Bosalno stood. Lord of tin Forest won from Graiuercy. Spring Ban was bid up from llO to 011 by Lee Thomas, and James .Neil advanced the price of John I»uis from o t., *7oo. F. Devin rlaiuied Tn-margo for 1910.sh00. Jockey Vosper has returned from New York and will ride her.-. Later he will go to Salt Lake. The stewards invest igabBd the recent poor race of Clotidlight and found that the owuers bet 5-1 «" on the marc. Balroiiia. which ran eeatf* in her last race, was t-uflVriui; from au abscess.