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FAVORITES L DISGRACE ONLY ONE MANAGES TO RACE HOME IN FRONT AT NEW ORLEANS. For Fair Takes the Main Race of the Day — Duke of Dunbar Wins and Gains a New Owner — Weights for Another Big Race. New Orleans. La.. — February 21. — Colette*! withdrawal from the feature race at the Fair Grounds today, on account of having conic out of the Merchants Handicap in somewhat had condition, left only three starters to content for the 01» purse, the race resulted in a victory lor For Fair, in a MMnewknt easy manner, with Tokay leading Kitie Shooter for second place. The latter was Unfavored one and ran poorly, although he suffered lrum some Interference. Continued pleasant weather conditions were again responsible for a mammoth attendance, the crowd Icing b. far the host and biggest that has witnessed the sport here on any Miindsy of the meeting;. Favorites fared poorly, Rose Marian being the onljl lirst choice to score. Wat ami Goo. . l.ove were the favored "lies in I lie opener, but both were taken into camp by F. .1. Foils H:ui Otis, which was favored to some extent by a mishap on the lirst turn, when the youngsters were ncnunblfng for positions. Scaramouch and IJelaiieur were I lie choices for the third and were defeated easily by Phil Lngnr. clubs and Juliet were the offenders in the fifth. Flantagenet beating lliciu home easily, and Injury, an outstanding favorite, followed Duke of Dunbar ami Fa Mode SS the finish in the closing dash. flic winner here was bid up from K700 to ,200. by Sam Loate, at which Agate he secured the gelding. Judge J. A. Murphy, starter A. I!. Dade and See-I l;i n Joseph McLennan received notice today from Bowie, Aid., of their appointments as officials for 19M at that track. Following Lucky H.s defeat in the second raee. she was claimed by G. F. llickey. of Lexington, for ,-1011. There were two claims for her. 11. Montgomery tiling the other nc. .lames Uutler and his family arrived here from Havana late tonight ami will remain for some time to enjoy the sport. Lady .lane Grey was bought after the third raee by trainer Robert Campbell, acting for J. C. Veager. William Walker bought Batwa on private terms this morning. Arrangements were concluded this afternoon by manager Murphy with the owners of Fan Zareta and J. J. I.illis for these two to go in a special mile race on Wednesday next for a purse ot with a view of reducing the Fair Grounds track IOUnd of 1:37%. If the record is equalled or lowered the winner will receive an additional 50 in silver plate. Both are to carry 10* pounds. It had beta intended to make it a three-cornered sweepstakes, with Fd trump as the third contestant, his weight to be lis pounds, hut owner Schorr declined the issue. Kd Crump is named as a starter in the Hotel Mens Association Handieap of S 1.000 to be run on Saturday next. Among todays visitors were II. .1. McAllister, of Hamilton. Out.. George ONeill, of London. Out., and J. V. Flaiiuagan. of Boston. All are onthu-siastic racing supporters and were delighted with liii condition* prevailing here. Following Juliets defeat in the fifth race. J. J. Shannon, who hail lost I. inky R. in the second race bj the claiming process, took Carroll Keids tillv for |W0. The following nre the weight assignments for the New Orleans Hotel Mens Asportation Handicap of ,000. at one mile and a sixteenth, to be run next Saturday: Horse. A. Wt. Horse. A. Wt. Fd Crump 4 12 ; Hob Menslev ... .". M6 Kagle 4 lis Dorothy Dean .. 7 in:, J. .1. I.illis :. lit; skeer Pace . . . :: MB Fan Zareta .... 8 115 Rrynlimah ! 102 Marion Goosby.. 4 llo Syrian 4 101 Lahore s 110 l.ind. nlhal 4 101 rignny 5 110 Aristocrat 5 Km Celesta 8 108 Beulah S ti 10o Goldcrest Boy .. i 10S Brdland 4 M Hanovia 4 Kit Herbert Temple. 4 M Dick Williams.. 3 100 Fair Helen 4 .is Grumpy 4 105 Oratoriuni :: .17 indolence 5 105 Greenwood .... :; K No penalties accrue after publication of weights. Trunin:; gallops this morning over a fast track were: Asparagus Sam —Thru quarters in 1:18%. Anna Kruter — Mile in 1:58%. Ahara — Thiet quarters in 1:18. Anion Five-eighths In 1 :o7. Hob llensley Mile in 1:41.. Bringhurst — Five-eighths in 1 :o2. Beaumont Lady— Three-eighths in 38%. Bell Hoy -Hall mile in 48% Bill Simmons Three-quarters in 1:18%. F.est Bib and Tinker--Throe eighths in o7 Business Agent Mile in 1:44. Blrfca Mile ill 1:47:.. Bedtime Siirie- Half mile in 50%. Beutali s. Mile in 1:48. t adenzii .Mile in I :4ti ■".-.. C, now iugo Half mile In 50%. Cllf Field- Hall mile In 53. Cashup — Half mile In 50. Daddy Longings Half mile in lit.-.. Dr. Samuel- Three-quarters in 1 :20. bartworth— Mile In 1:50%. Disillusion — Three-eighths in 37%. Diadi — Half mile in !!•.-.. Ella ltrys ii Mile in 1 : 17. Grotchcu hi.— Quarter mile in 25. Irnia Frank Three-quarters in 1:17% I. J. Lilli — Mile ii 1 :4.:. John Bunny — Three-eighths in :;o-.;,. Joe linn— Mile in 1:45%. J. C. Webb Seven-eighths in 1:32. Jack Reeves Three-quarters in 1:141 .. King Keptune Half mile in 52:;.-,. Kelaetts iTve-eigbths In 1:04%. Linda Payee- Mile in 1:46%. Lady spirituelle -Mile in 1:43%. Muiidie — Half mile in 50%. Matches Half mile in 50. Mackoah;— Half mile In SO. Meddling Miss three eighth-, in 37%. Paymaster Mile in l :4::-*-,. Royal Tea Half mile in 52. Key iiakw. ud Half mile in 53. Scrapiier Hall mile in 50%. Saratoga Seven-eighths in 1:31%. Stephen K. Mile In 1: »7:;-.. S iHian Five-eighths in i :•- .. Sin dd Three-quarti rs in 1 :18%. War Bride Half mile in 51.