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JOCKEY KENNEDY IS INJURED. Accident Mars Running of Last Race at Fort Erie — Layers Have Another Losing Day. Shanks X. Y., Julv «.— Well-backed horses again swept the card at Fort Erie tills afternoon and. while onlv three favorites won. the layers once more suffered heavy losses, as all of the winners faaad strong support. Duly twenty-four Ixtoks cut in today, which is the smallest number that has. operated since the opening of racing on the Canadian circuit. The warm weather made outdoor sport a imsitive treat and the attendance was again large. The absence of sprinkling carts detracted in a measure from the sport, the tields in a majority of the races lieing bidden behind clouds of dust. In the closing race, as the horses went to the Stat turn. Alice George and Gwendolyn P. fell. At the time of the mishap it was impossible to tell who had fallen owing to the dust, but when it cleared jockeys Kennedy and Don were seen stretched upon the track. Don escaped unbanned, but Kennedy was not so fortunate. The latter was carried to the jockeys room in Hit hysterical condition and badly shaken up. The feature race furnished a splendid contest, with Tom llayward returned as the winner. Ragman and Plaadnaore set a sizzling pace to the far turn, where the latter dropped back beaten. Tom llayward and Tony Roncro then moved up and in the stretch drive Tom llayward drew out to win by a scant length. Tony Honcio was best and probably would have won but for being sharply cut off in the stretch when Mnsgrave attempted to get through on the inside. Die two-year-old race furnished the closest finish of the afternoon. Judge Moack. Limpet and Trustee passing the judges so closely aligned that il was hard to tell "which had won. If was a matter of inches between the first three. . F. Bcbaake added to his string this morning the three-year-old. Colonel Ashmeade. and the mare. Jane Swift, which he purchased of R. D. Williams. They were turned over to William Shields to train. Forrest Rose has purchased of Henry McD:iniel. tralaer for R. L. Thomas, tbe useful two-year-old. apsize. Plaaateea, which was sent out as an entrant in the second race tomorrow, will he a aon -Starter, the conditions of the racing making her ineligible. Nat Ray a ad W. C Wilson will Read their stables of jumpers from here lo Saratoga at the conclusion of the meeting. Steeplechase jockev McKinney. who had the mount on Ted, fell at the eleventh fence in todays jumping race, wrenched the muscles of his back and will be unable to ride for a couple of weeks.