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SPRECKELS HANDICAP TO SLIPPERY ELM. Nevada Stock Farms Speedy Gelding Defeats Good Opposition — Record Crowd in Attendance. Tijuana, Hex., February 11.— Slippery Elm again asserted his ■■pctaatllj over horses racing here when he won the Spreckels Handicap, valued at 11,500, today. The little horse stood a hard drive tamely to defeat the added starter, Sayon.irra. winning by a neck. Sayonarra was a neck in trout of Star of Love. Kd Cudihee set the early pace. but turning for home Slippery F.lm went to the float and gamely held the bad 10 the end. .Sayonarra sar prised everyone with her effort. Star of Love and llocair suiTi red from a poor start. The son .f Star SI oot rat away slowly, while Hoenir was left t in. lii g still and never made an effort to run. Scarlet Oaks waa the necaad handi.ap of the day for the .Nevada Stock Farm when she accounted for the third race. The mai ltran Conning Tower and Orapeahol ia tic early raaaiag and had enough speed left to Withstand the closing challenge of inning Tower. I.iitle Jake Ifpaaltd his last race to win the s. c .ml. and Col. Matt won the first. liie largest crowd of the season was in attendance today and fifteen booka did a raahlag busiaeaa. Aae.ng the well kaaWB l.ersons lure were M. A. oiiiist. ciaus Bpreckela, J. Oaeever Cowdia and Fo:.- hall P. Keene. Jockey B. Suiiih has been indefinitely saapeaded for his ride on Manganese yesterday. li-avener and Boathal] . laimed Ann Tilly out Of the -econd tace.