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PALMETTO PARK READY FOR HORSES. Charleston, S. C, November 7. With Palmetto to Park spick and span, the course itself ready for or the training of thoroughbreds, and preparations ns among turfmen in Kentucky and Maryland com m pleted for the .shipment of stables here for fi" v fourth winter meeting of the Charleston Fair and nd Racing Association, a big showing is looked for or .when the stake list is made known, which will Ik Ix in- a few days. Entries for tlie five stakes to n? - run during the thirty-day race meeting, which be e gins December 2. closed yesterday and Secretary Martin Nathanson. who will soon open the j,0 downtown office of the association, expects a "representative list of the thoroughbreds now racing ii- at Latonia and Pimlico. General Manager Fred Auerbach is at Latonia. 1 1 conferring with Frank J. Rrucn and J. B. Canin id bell, respectively auditor and steward for the meeting et- while Vlce-Presideut aud Presiding Judge- Wli- li- li: ft! "J of 1 a " - D si -1 h 1 ti in oi on ti J J. w o of v c 1 r b n t g I: o II e r i t s t t v j t , ; ; ; liam F. Sehulte has recently arrived here. The fact thai; there will be a continuous period of racing nearly- one hundred days -here and at Oriental Park, Havana, where II. D. Brown is establishing new whiter racing center, will draw many pretentious stables and good horses from northern racing points. The stables of W. C. Westmoreland and John J MeCafferty are already here and J. L. Jones, of Columbia, will ship his horses here in a few days. Details of the arrangements for the Latonia special shipment to Palhiettd Park have been announced. Tlie train, which will consist of about twenty horse cars, with express, baggage, dining and Pullman car equipment, will depart from the Latonia track gato at noon next Tuesday over the L. and N. railway, and will make the trip to Palmetto Park strictly passenger schedule. So far 200 horses have been booked for tin; Latonia special, which will be in charge of Frank Bruen. Included in the list of turfmen who will ship their charges on this train are the names several prominent owners Who have foregone winter racing for a number of years, but whose colors again will .bp seen at Havana and Charleston. The trip will be made via Atlanta, Ga., and the railroad officials have promised that the horses will lie unloaded at the Palmetto Park gate Thursday morning, November 12. Horsemen who ship on this special will have abundant opportunity to get their racing material in tip-top shape for the inauguration of the meeting, and as quite a number of other regular followers of the sport have signified their intention of coming to Charleston as early as November 15, the city will be abustle with racing activity long before the opening of the meeting. The month of December above all others of the winter here, is mild and agreeable. Nominations to Oriental Parks imposing list of stakes will close Nov. 10. and it will undoubtedly then bo seen that the quality and number of entries for these big events, is better than for any winter meeting since the suspension of the sport In. California and Louisiana. A partial list of owners who will ship to Charleston on the Latonia special, with the number of horses each will send, follows: J. Hogan. 0; Hogan and Warner, 2; William Walker, 12; T. J. Brown. 4: F. Brown, 2; E. B. Parsons, 3; O. Hak, 2; L. Tauber. 2: John W. Schorr, 0: F. Gering. Jr.. 5; R. K. Campbell. 2; G. W. .7. BIs-sell. 12; William "Gerst. S: G. II. Hollo. 2: James S. Eveiman, 9? W. S. Threlkeld, 2: I. N. Pre-witt. 2; G. R. Senn, 3; 17. Brewster, 2; J. C. Hanson, 2: K. Trotter, 4; J. Laxton. 1; A. Newell, 2; Capt. J. T. Williams, 3; F. Staton, 2: R. L. Baker, 3; J. II. Baker, 2; D. Vititoe, 4; J. M. Goode. 7; J. Brown. 2; J. Greene. 4: Morgan and Newman. 14; N. B.; Davis, 10; G. B. Moreland, 3; S. M. Henderson. 2: II. B. Gorin, 5: W. II. Ilorton. 2: C. R. Anderson. 1; W. K. Phillips. 7: A. 17. Jlouse. 2; 17. J. OConnell, 3; W. II. Baker, 4; and several others. Messrs. Gerst, Schorr, Henderson and Baker have not raced at a winter meeting for a number of years, while the new firm of Morgan and Newman, whose horses arc trained by Al. Luzader. has some material of the highest class which will be fitted for racing at Palmetto Park. From Pimlico and Havre de Grace other big special shipments of thoroughbreds will reach the track before and after the end of the Maryland racing season, and every available stall will be occupied, judging from the requests for reservations already received by Secretary Nathanson. The jockey brigade which will be at Palmetto Park and later at Havana, will be large and representative. Jockeys who already have declared an intention of accepting mounts at Palmetto Park include F. Keogh. D. Connelly, M. Buxton, J. Hanover, F. Murphy, J. Callahan. C. Peak. F. Tea-ban. It. Carter. 17. Carter. E. McITwen, J. Collins, A. Winkler, F. Robinson. J. McTaggart. M. Grlnei-F R. Goose, G. W. Carroll, J. Smyth. A. Mott, J Kederis, FA Martin, C. Turner, 17. Taplin, W. Obert, II. Sumter, aud others who have been riding either at Latonia or Pimlico.