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GOVERNOR AGAIN AT RACES SOUTH CAROLINAS CHIEF EXECUTIVE SHOWING KEEN INTEREST IN SPORT. Witnesses Decision of Several Races From Stewards Stand and Holds Reception in Grand Stand. Carlton G. Wins St. Patricks Day Handicap. Charleston, S. C, March 17. I. M. Iledricks Carlton !. repealed a recent sensational victory when he won the St. Patricks Day Handicap, one mile, which featured the card at Palmetto Park this afternoon, Chartier, the early leader, finished in second place, and the favorite, Brynlimah, was third. Pleasant weather again prevailed and was responsible for another large attendance, that included many ladies and distinguished state officials. Governor Cole L. Blease was again a visitor and divided his attention between witnessing the racing from the stewards stand and holding a levee in the grandstand. Mayor Graee was an other distinguished visitor who enjoyed the sport immensely. Betting surprises were again numerous, Carbureter, in the fifth, being the only pronounced choice to succeed during the afternoon. Tp.se ts began in the op.mer when Lou Lanier romped home in advauce of Booby Cook and Tyro. Colors had the call in the second, but Hildas Brother, stoutly backed by his connections, came with a great rush in the last sixteenth and nipped Single out for the purse. Big Dipper scored al long odds iu the third race, in which Dr. Dougherty just did beat Righteasy for second place. Kiva and Striker, the favorites, displayed poor form and were never prominent. In the concluding dash Orperth led for the entire trip and scored over Ruisseau and Judge Monck. P.ig Dipper was bid up .00 over her entered price of 00 by William AValker and was retained with the usual advance bid of .. The stewards today restored to good standing jockey Itoscoe Goose, who had been suspended indefinitely for rough riding while astride Charles-tonian in the Palmetto Derby. The protest lodged by J. AA. Iledrick against the payment of the stake won by La Patrie some time ago on the ground that she was owned by others than that the program showed, was dismissed by the stewards today. Iledrick will appeal from their decision to the stewards of the Jockey Club. Owner M. A. Colton during the afternoon presented to Governor Cole L. Blease a unique hand- carved walking stick. .Mr. Colton has been at work shaping the stick for nearly three months and the governor was highly pleased with the gift. The design represents two horses fighting out a hard finish and the reverse side shows a racing saddle, with plate and bridle bit. Below the handle is an eagle and shamrock. Jockey J. Callahan was today notified of his engagement to ride for George Odom, who will campaign this season a stable of fifteen horses, mostly two-year-olds. The following were amoug the work-outs noted this morning: Armor Three-quarters in 1:22. Cornerael-.er Three-quarters in 1:22. Curleux Three-eighths in 39. Deduction Three-quarters in 1:24. Deposit Seven-eighths in 1:33. Dr. Ditenner Three-quarters in 1:18. Eranata Half mile in 50. Platbush Three-eighths in 37. Floral Park Half mile in 55. Ford Mai Throe-quarters in 1:22. Port Monroe Three-quarters in 1:20. Lady Lightning Three-eighths in 37. lionise Mav Three-eighths In 3S. Marjorie A. Three-eighths in 37. Miss Velma Half mile in 51. Our Nugget Half mile in 51. Penniless Three-quarters iu 1:23. Phew Half mile in 50. Planutess Five-eighths in 1:02. Pluvious Three-quarters in 1:20. Prince Chap Three-eighths in :w. Boger Gordon Three-quarters in 1:18. Rye Straw Three-quarters in 1:22. Shackleton Half mile in 52. Soring Maid Three-quarters in 1:20. Star Actress Three-eighths in 30. Towtou Field Three-quarters m 1:19. Woolgate Three-quarters in 1:21.