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j . ] ! | , v i | | l I t 1 I i • I 1 IVUSlIAl* MARS MATCH KACE BILLY STUART. OVERWHELMING CHOICE, RUNo OUT IN SWEEPSTAKES AT CHARLESTON. Youngster from May Stable Had Been Bachrd Down Into Oilds-on Favoritism, and Enjoyed Comme tiding Lead When Fiasco Occurred, • liarle-ton. S .. March II. Tin- three corner.- I sweepstakes between tlordon. Ruby Hyams, ami Billy Stuart, luteiajcil as a featare for todays card at Palmetto Park, turned out to be a disappointing affair and resulted iu an easy victory for lionlou. Willi Ruby HyaatS in second place and Billy Stun I. far to the rear. The latter* po.-r -bowing was .Ii icily dm to hi- action iu bolting on the lir-t turn when enjoying a commanding lead mid seemingtv with Un- race ai his mercy. IT- dashed directly for the outer fence and made a ile-pcrate effort to -;• through a gap leading to his --table. The May eon necMons regarded Hilly Stuart a- almost a certainty to heat the others and hi-; oiiii- wen- persistently reduced from mi opening of 2 to 1 to 7 to m at post lime. This pme was further reduced later .m when Gordon, while on hi- way to the po-t. unseated hi- rider. A small aini.v of stablemen kept him from running away and In- wa- held down to a slow gallop for a half mile before he was caught. Billy Stuart left the barrier with a high lum of speed and SOOB had a five-lengths advantage over tin- others. Mi was going well in hand when ho bolted and. if he had continued to run straight, he would have w.»n handily. Gordon did not have a hard lime in disposing ol Ruby Myains in tin- lasi furlong. Contrary to experiaMoas, loud rain thai fell during the Bight did not effect tin- going greatly and good time wa- recorded in some of tin- race Threatening weather at the oubset held down the attendance considerably. The live and a hall furlongs allowance inc.- went to Samuel II. Meyer al long odds, with Sherwood in see. nui place aad Cangti Mill third. The latter made a game effort, but found his impost of 127 pounds troublesome near the end. The hackers ol Cattyhank. favorite .r the closing dash, were given some concern because .,1 a claim of foul. The stewards Interrogated mo-t of Hie rulers iu the race in regard to the Interference, ;. Hnalh decided to let the result -land as the nurses tini-lied. John L. Mad. leu - Palmetto Derby candidate, Dei -mid. iite. graduated limn the maiden ciaaa when h look lie opening dash from a poor band. About the Worst collect ion of racers Unit have started iu a long lime went to the po-t iu the second race. CblltoB Uaiiee won. T.oleouila fell ami gave Jockey Wablron a bad -baking up. while Grace Kimball broke down. Ihe layers experienced an unprofitable day, due I., tin- victories of well-hacked horses. Tin- stewards, continuing their vigilant policy, bad a lengthy session tmlaj with II «l. Bed we! I in regard to i b.- incisasistencies shown by several mean bei- of bis stable. Tin- bad pi 1 I ornoiue-- ol SpOhn yesterda] when running n a favorite, ara of the things that Mr. It.-.lwell wa- asked to explain. Me attributed S|H.ims- | showing to the f.n i th.! the Inn--- had bled ill Ills wmk. Mud Sill, which started in tin- closing race vis tenia v. wa- claimed for sTlT. b Fred Schelke. .! W. liedrirk todai secured Ibe transfer of the, contract held on B. Scbarf bj W. J. Amlersoii aid will give the youngster an opportunity to ride in Tana.hi during the coming suteiuer. Alter Colonel Cooks vi. ton in the liflb race A B. Callaber hid him up from an entered price Of Siiisi |o 905. but failed lo get him. frank .1. Nolan, owner ..f tin- Beverwyck Stable, was an arrival thi- afteraooa. The Palaaettn Hark track wa slow .. tin- resalt of a light rain Ihi- inoruiiu. when the f..ll-.wing Work "ill- took place: Aliieruimi i hiceo Three-enarters in I ._ r Good wmk. Beach Sand ! i l«- iu 1 :..:•. Is poor iu lle-h. aora ami of little ore-eat account. Iii m-diei iua Tine- quarter- in 1 ;LJ. Appi It to be strictly a iniiil runner. Black Thief Half mile in •. breeahig Theriyola Thn-e quarters in 1:24, l.ree/ing. Counterpart Mil. in 1:52. breei ag. Baton Half mile in : :: well in hand. I- ready. Lima I-i.. eighths in I :«».".. .od work and has plenty of speed. Libel Le Brume Tin .e ipiai lei - in I _ . 1 I work : j- tit ami has mi excuse. Tout Mile in i :51. cantering i in Freg Mile in I :.".o. Work- well and h "lid race better. Garden i t Rose* Three quartet iu I J.1. IM ii. .i.e..unt liarilenia Three-quarters in 1:2*1. i; l work. Golden Bgg Three-eighths in :;7. Hat pleat] -r -pee,! I J rover Hughes Mall mile In v.. Tra ning lowlv. Jewel of -i.i I iv eighths iu I :10. I -.. ■ i ap| en i . -Ml John II itchet Malt mile in 55 Ii t iowb mitl lag Kiomnml] Three quartei In 1 _ :. Tratnl , slow I.V t . ■ inieie • Three-eighths in !» breexlng Lochiel M ill mile In 52. Ha his -p. eil. Mi - ". iv le II. ,lt mile |n .,., |, .mi |,, |,| i e-d i good. Montagns Mile In I ■• ». Rbo i do tieed. Nash Cash Three-eighths in :;. Training lowlv. Kub .a i.i no 1. 1 Hall mile in .v.. Has ba I knee a. ul - liou s son in-s. The Squi ■ Tin --e ipi.n hi - i- I:.... breeaiug Tick Tnk Mile iu .: !. I- ready and JhoUld r.ee well. T-.idiii- Mil.- iu l:i.i. Should race well over xlow tra k I . Weight live-eighths In I :m;. Cowing around wefl. Tnioti Jack Five-eighths m I mi. Cowiug around Wilev B. Hall mil- in 51. A race to work will win. Woodcraft Five-eighths m 1:08, breealag.