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HORSES IN FINE CONDITION THOROUGHBREDS FIND WINTER CONDITIONS ► AT CHARLESTON HIGHLY BENEFICIAL. Practically Every Horse Quartered at Palmetto Park Is in Pink of Health and Ready for Whatever May Be Required When Meeting Begins. Charlestoa, s. c. January IS. — Otd-tfaatr* aaaon* the turfmen declare that i li- never saw horses winter better thai tboae thai hare beea quartered ill Palmetto Park since the cleae of racing at Norfolk In Nov.iiiin r. M-ist nil of them, yoaag and old, i ■«■ takea oa weigh! and spread oat ■ groat deal. With .i r two exception*, all are la the i ink of , udltion with coata an glossy a* satin, which afford"! the Ins: assurance ■ trainer can have that hi* h !-••- are in p I health. The older lenses apnea lu he reellni! as well as the two-year-old*. The fen thai are on the ailing list are or the most part l«« M.n nlds. wilh rough*. .1. V. BurttsrheU has had two thai hare given hiiti Rome trouble, Takahira bavins been rriimled and Union Jack barns bad an attack of sickness. Both arc on the rand to neot i-ry now, however. The trainer* bare Joat began • ■ seed their horse* along ai a lively I i i in iNreparatkm for the opening of the Palmetto Park meeting on S. miliary oil ui wick. .1. A. McOonnack has the Pons horaea ready for racing thus early. Nearly every horse in his charge Is no advanced In training thai practically all of them could atari In a race torn. .now if the oeea-: inn demanded. He is one trainer who work* hhj ;••!.. - with clock-like regularity, regardleaa of track ii- weather condition*. Trainer* bare bean gouv along slowly with their two-year-oWa, tleVotlng their efforts principally to the development of iheir inns Us ami education at the harrier. Jockey* Goose. Gana. Mnagrave, Vandnseu. Griner, Aadress. Pone, .1. Ifelntyre and kfondon have been i rereraing horses regularly ami will be in good condition for accepting mounts when the meeting open* Charleston I* feeling the influence of the race i.inl i lie streets are now being crowded with fe.fr.ini ~ all over Ihe country arc on hand, and all arc awaiting the opening day. which cannot conic too Mdn for t In -111 . The citizens are just as anxious. for they have been li okiiig forward to the resumption of racing at Palmetto Park for months. There is mo ilouiii that the love of the thoroughbred is inherited and shared by all classes of "harlcstoiiians. The hotels are tilling and numerous householders hare Med with the association lists of bousea, ila!~ and furnished room* to real Besides, there arc iiiiilc a few who are planning to take boarders. Anion- Ihe arrivals today were Charles Bollinger, William Maber, Ed Niel. C Bills and Charles Walker*. Among this mornings work-outs wore the following: Claque— Fire eighth* in 1:06. riitr Top— Mile in 1 :5S. Ioeur dAl--in — Half mile in 53. Ethelburg II.— Five-eighths in 1 :0S. Prog -Fire-eighth* in 1 :i s. Hearthstone- -Half mile in 54. Heretic -Three -quai tera in 1:22. Incision Half mile In 51. Lochfc -I Fire eighth* in 1:08. Merry Lad Mile in 1:51. M.is.int Mil.- in 1 :58. New Hirer Three-ojuarter* in 1:22. Nonpareil Mile in 1 -. ilutlai, Three quarters in 1:19. Progressive -Half mile in 52. Rock Bar Five eighth* in 1 : » . lo.se Qui en Iive eighths in 1 :"S. Single File Three-qnarter* in 1:22. Swart* Hill Mile in 1 :.-.*. Kvlveeiri* Three-quarter* in 1:10. •I beo Cook Five eighths h, l :ti7. There an GUI Three-quarters in 1:21. Turkey in the Straw — Half mile in 54.