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OLD SHERWOOD IS WINNER J. W. HEDRICK S VETERAN CAMPAIGNER VICTOR IN PHILADELPHIA HANDICAP. Biggest Crowd of the Season Visits Havre de Grace Tiack and Is Treated to Sport of Highly Interesting Character. Havre !.• Grace. Rat., May 2.— The Philadelphia Handicap, todays feature race at Havre de Brace, brought out the best field of sprinters that lias jfone to the post during the meeting anil incitleiitallv furnished a stirring contest. .1. W. Hedricks "lil raauiiMr, Sherwood, was the winner, lie heal the Belmont colt, Flittergold. by a length and a half. The race was worth over ,700 net to the winner. Flittergold started out like a winner by setting a last paee and racing the speedy Tritlei into submission. In the stretch the Belmont three year-old weakened and Sherwood. coming from be hind ami finishing gamely, disposed of his epposi-tion in the tinal furlong. Bard of llo|ie. which tin ished third, pulled up lame as a result of having bees kicked while at the post. The attendance was the largest of the meeting. A tremendous crowd came from Philadelphia t witness the apart, There were also two special trains from Baltimore. Starter Jiime- Milton, whose work with the lax during the present meeting has been good, has been engaged to do the starting for both of tie-meetings to be given by the Dorval Park Jockey tlub. Selling race activities were renewed this afternoon attar a lapse of a few days, when Wayne Joplins. Sonny Boy. winner of the fifth race wa-bid up 00 over his entered price of by 0. C. Smithson. He was bid in. George Odoin arrived today from Sbecpshead Bay and was a visitor at the track. The horses of the Brookside stable, which Odom has in his care, were -hipped direct to Iimlico. where they arrived in first cla-- condition. His string is mostly Made up of two-year-olds the get of Celt, and they are a tine looking lot. W. U. Norvell has been appointed racing secretary of the Marlboro meeting in June. George Miller will serve as starter. J. I.. Holland ha- wild the two-year-old Heli 1o J. 1.. Phillips. Allien Kohrbach. manager of tlwe Coniiaught Park track at Ottawa, an., was a visitor here this afternoon. He looks for a good season of sport *ii Canada ibis summer and i- particular iy optimistic when he talks -of onnaiight Park. He reports that the steeplechase coarse has been completed and that seventy stalls have been added to the plant, while considerable landscape gardening has been done. Mike Gorman is there already with a string of horses and they have been working right along over the track. Among the work-outs this morning were: Applauder — Three-quarters in 1:17%. Brynlimah — Three-quarters in 1:19%. Coaster — Three-quarters in 1:18. trossbun — Five-eighths in 1:02. FagU — Half mile in 4». Effendi — Three-quarters in 1:19%. Elsewhere — Five-eighths in 1:02%. Fathom — Half mile in 4x. icnlock — Half mile in 50%. Klyitig Fairy— Mile in 1:41%. Kool o Fortune--Three-quarters in 1:17%. General Villa— Half mil.- in 49%. Kavderoseros — Mile in 1:43. Lillian 0. Half mile in 50%. Maiisou — Three-quarters in 1:15% Miss Moments--Five-eighths in 1:01. Bock View — Three-eighths in 37. Salesia — Three-quarters in 1:17%. Silicic— Three-quarters in 1:17. Small— Three-quarters in 1:19%. Spitfire -Three-eighths in :; %. Talecarrler Three eighth* in 36%. The Rump Three-quarters in 1:17. Trial by Jury- -Three eighths in .50.