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ANCON IS AGAIN A WINNER MUCH IMPROVED MAZAGAN GELDING SCORES . HIS SEVENTH VICTORY AT CHARLESTON. Kiva. and Laura Finish on Such Even Terms That Officials Declare a Dead Heat in Second Race j Track Still Slow, but Improving. Charlestcii. S. .. January 27. The consistent and I much improved Aurtm again ramc into the liuii- light this afternoon when lie won the feature race 1 at Palmetto Park, lie took the measure of several i good sprinters, including Water Laily. Chuckles and 1 Coy. It was Aneon s seventh victory out of his l last eleven starts. During the period eovered by l.s reeord he lias been owned liy six different in- t crests. Right now lie is better tnan at any former tii:;t and easily ranks with the best short-distance racers at the track. : Juno-like weather prevailed this afternoon and served to bring out an extra large- number of j visit.irs to witness the sport, despite the ordinary card that had to he nut up with because of bad Hack conditions on account of recent rains. The g iug improved considerably this afternoon and should be in good condition for tomorrows racing. , The tirst dead beat over this track attended tile 1 ruining of tlui second race, when Kiva and Laura liiiislud on even terms. Svlvosnis. the favorite, was best, hut Ward did almost everything possible in the way of poor riding and it cost her the purse. There was some talk of running the dead heat off. but the owners later agreed to divide the purse and both Kiva and Laura, under tbe rules, were offered for sale by auction after the linish. Norma I... the favorite, and Gcrtholma. a tirst-1 1 n e starter, figured in a stirring stretch duel in the two-year-old race. The former just lasted long enough to win, thanks to jockey Iickelts skillful and vigorous handling. Scrimmage a well-supported "good tiling." won the third race, with has. l .rainger in second place. Scrimmage, entered for 00. was bid up to 05 and was bought iu. fk. The last race went to Cockspur in easy fashion, lie ran in vastly improved form over his showing when handled by . Turner smic. his immediate connect ions are said to have prolited extensively by his viet iry. Our Nugget, ipioted at long odds, liuished second and the owner of the latter bid tockspur up to ,000 from bis entered price of 00. The horse was retained. Trainer .lames Grillin has sold Jacob Buim to .1. II .McCarren. F. Harlan purchased Amoret from .1. M. Goodo before the latter left for Lexington this morning and turned the horse over to .1. I". Strode, who will handle him in the future. J. May left for Lexington with all or his horses except the two-year-old Unalera. C. T. Worthington has arranged witii J. S. Ward to train that lilly for him. Jacqiielina went in the May car. She goes to E. R. Bradleys Idle Hour Farm to be mated with Outlaid. .1 M. V. Green, owner of Hedge Uose. Deduction and others racing here in the care of Mike- Kelly, arrived from Baltimore this morning, lie will remain for several days. Terry Nagle. James Ketty and Stanley II. Kuiiz. Jr.. were aiming the days arrivals. The going at Palmetto lark this morning waft rough and slow time was records. Among the workouts were the following: Carburetor Half mile in 52. Colfax Half mile in 52. Double Five Half mile in 52. Ducal Crown Half mile iu 52. Frank Hudson Half mile in ."51. C ioiI Will Five-eighths in 1:05. L.ichiel -Half mile in 52. I uria Three-quarters in 1 :20. Marjorie A. Half mile, in 51. My Fellow Three-quarters in 1:22. Nelrose Half mile in 52. over the Sands Three-iiarters iu 1:21. llain Ami Three-quarters in 1:22. Snovvllakes Three-quarters iu 1:18. Sonny l!oy Hall mile iu oi l-.. Sunguide Three-quarters in l:20i. Surprising Three-quarters in 1:22. Susan I!. Three-quarters iu 1:21. Ta Nun Da Three-quarters in 1:22. Woodroiv Half mile in ."2.