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FAVORITES STILL FAILING GATY P ALLEN SAVES PUBLIC FROM UTTER ROUT AT PALMETTO PARK. Is Only First Choice to Score at Charleston Track in Two Days Royal Meteor Beaten in Handicap By Despised Outsider. Charleston, S. C, March JO. TIip failure of first choices to .score continued at Palmetto Park this afternoon when live of the favorites were howled over. The only choice to score in two days was Gaty 1 alien, which won the closing dash handily. 1 he worst setback that the talent experienced came with tlie running of tlx feature race, a .selling han-licap at one mile ami twenty yards, in which Royal Meteor ruled an odds-on favorite. lie was healen by Good Day. an outsider. 1.. II. Adair and W. Clark, both extensively supported, were mini and fourth. Another poser for the public came in the third race when the staunchly hacked Roger i, onion failed to get any part of the pur.se. ilis failure was in the main due to McTnggarts inability to keep him from running out on the stretch turn. He was leading at this point by a big margin, with victory appaicntly assured, but" in a twinkling lie bolted to the outer fence and this permitted Caslara, Dicks Per and Jezail to take the places. Chenault, the medium for an extensive coup yes-t iday. repealed his former performance at a long price in the opening dash when he heal Malik and Peacock. The latter was favorite. Semi-quaver was the supposed "good thing" of the second race, hut the best he could do was to laud second to the Miudenly improved Dr. Dougherty, which led for the entire trip. Armor was given most of the support in the lift li and was best, but Randolph rode him badly and Toy heat him. Toy was on his best, behavior this afternoon. Gaty Pallen received a good ride in the closing dasli and held his opposition safe all the way. Weather and track conditions were much im-procd today and there was an increase in the attendance and speculation. Gus Rlunie rejoined the ranks of the layers today. While lielng taken to her stable outside the HfcVialinctio Park enclosure this morning after lieitig worked, the mare KIsio Ilerndon was struck by an W engine and instantly killed. The groom who had V her in charge escaped unhurt. Jockey .1. Smyth was up and about today none the worse for his fall in the closing race of yesterday, lie will be back in the saddle again in a couple of days. Amos Turney was an arrival today. He came from his home at Paris, Kentucky, and will remain for a few days before continuing on to Washington, whore his horses are located at the lienuing course. Little hp ran in tin; name and colors of I.. Voss iii the second race. W. M. Turner purchased Esther P.lues and W. Fenchter secured Hob It. from .1. . Talbot I. It. 1. Williams, acting for J. I.. Holland, .ecured the mares Hod and Sun. and Masks and l aces. They will be shiped to the Holland-Williams farm in Oklahoma anil mated with the Voter stallion Hilarious. Jockey ". Peak, who was severely injured by a fall at Latouia during the last meeting, arrived today from his home In Hot Springs, and will resume riding at once. great number of horses were on the track at P.lmetlo Park this morning. The footing was i i good condition and some good trials were shown, including the following: "has. Cannell Five-eighths in 1:05. Colonel Cook Seven-eighths in 1 :30. Colors Three-iiarters in 1:19. Dr. Huenuei Three-quarters in 1:19"-. KI Oro -Mile in 1:48. Fort Monroe Five-eight lis in 1:01. !ordon Half mile in 52. Grosveiior Five-eighths in 1 :05. Henotic Three-quarters in 1:20. Henrietta W. Three-quarters in 1:21. Joe Blair Half mile in 51. I.ady Lightning Five-eighths in 1:05. Miss Kle-.-nor Half mile in .11. Ilease Welles Five-eighths in 1:0.".. Prince Ahmed Five-eighths in 1:05. Princess Callaway Seven-eighths in 1:32. Progressive Three-quarters in 1:17. Hubert Bradley Half mile in 51. Serenata Three-quarters in 1:19. Silas Gritmp Half mile in 51. .SIcelh--Throo-quarters in 1:20.