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SCHACKLETON DISAPPOINTS CELESTA BEATS EASTERN HORSE THAT IS WELL BACKED AT SHORT ODDS. Kentuckians Reported to Have Profited Handsomely on Outcome of Race Well -Supported Horses Win. Charleston, S. C, December 19. This was Ladies day nt Palmetto Park and a large nuinber of the fair M.v took advantage of the managements invitation tu witness the racing as quests of the association. Their escorts swellett the attendance considerably, netting action in the ring was again lirisk and kept rue fifteen layers going at top speed during the aliernoou. The track was Head and rattier slow time was recorded in ail the races. The spjrt. though, was interesting and enjoyable. Favorites and well-backed contenders accounted for all the purses, entailing considerable loss for the books. The feature race, a ceven-fiirlong dash, was regarded as only a good exercise gallop for Shaekleton and lie was staunchly supported by the eastern contingent. The Kentuckians, however, considered Celesta equal to the occasion and their surmise proved correct, for she beat him in the easiest kind of fashion. Shaekleton seems to have an especial dislike for this track and his races over it have been decidedly disappointing to iiis trainer. Frank K. Itruwu won his first pur;-e of the meeting when Flatbush led home a mediocre band in the second race, with ISulgariau second and No Manager third. Iloenir, the favorite, might have won hut for running out on the stretch turn. It. F. Carman cleaned up haudsomely when Sherlock Holmes, backed into favoritism, led twelve others to the finish in the fifth race, and Sir Denrah, another favorite, made good in the closing dash at one mile. W. G. Ynnke was among the layers in line and transacted as much business as he cared to haudl". Harry Block will be an addition to the priceniakeis in line tomorrow. According to advicas received today a big party of Ciucinnatians. including Andy Ilenninger, Harry l.nqdeman and Joe Brill, intend to. come here after the Holluays. Outlan, winner of the third race, was hid dp 00 over his entered price of .00. J. W. Hedrick ilia the bidding. There were twenty throw-outs in the first race for tomorrow. The handicap for two-year-olds found every horse originally allotted weight accepting and carded as a starter. This Is rather unusual in these days of quibbling by owners over weight allotment. Jockey Burlingame, who was injured by his fall from Warbler, is progressing favorably and will return to the saddle shortly. Charles C. Thomas, a well-known member of the "Mets," died in Philadelphia yesterday. Bert Claypool, who has been connected with the turf for a number of years as a bookmakers clerk, is dnngerously ill in the St. Francis hospital here. His relatives, who reside in Columbus. O., have been notified- of ids condition. Word was received today from Norfolk that Joc-kev Ambrose, who was injured by a collision while riding a motorcycle, is progressing favorably and Is now out of all danger. Slow work was again the rule this morning over the Palmetto Park track. Among the lest trials were: Accord Five-eighths in 1:04. Ardelon Half mile in 51 . Chester Kruni Seven-eighths in 1:35. Chuckles Three-quarters in 1:209.,. Daddv Gip Half mile in 51. Dr. Dueuner Mile in 1:44. Harrv Lauder Three-eighths in 3S. Henry Hutchison Five-eighths in 1:04. Inspector Lestrade Three-quarters in 1:21. Jack Kellogg Three-eighths In 37. John P. Nixon Half mile in 50. Korfhage Half mile in 51. Marshon Half mile in 51. Xello Three-quarters in 1:21. Nolrose Three-quarters in 1:20. Old Hen Half mile In 51. Penniless Three-quarters in 1:19. Polly II. Three-quarters in 1:21. Premier Half mile in 51 . Prospect Three-quarters in 1:19. IMngling Three-quarters in 1:20. Itobert Bradley Half mile in 51. Koval Tea Three-eighths in ISO. Voithorpe Half mile In 52. White Wool Three-eighths in 37. Williite Three-quarters in 1:20. Yorkshire Boy Three-quarters in 1:20. Young Emblem Half mile in 50.