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DAY OF EXCELLENT RACING PIMLICO MEETING PROGRESSING WELL WITH GREAT ATTENDANCE A MAIN FEATURE. Howard Handicap Taken by Hanobala in a Close Finish with Jem — Quietude Unexpectedly Defeats Tippity Witchet by Small Margin. Pimlico. Md.. May 3. The Howard Handicap, the featan race ef the afternoons offerings at. Pfaalico and which was carded at the bottom of the program, furnished an interest ing eoateat, in which B. T. Wilson furnished the winner iu Hanobala. which beat Jem by a head. Peaky raced into a long lead in the ».-,rly running, but ipiit after going three quarters. Tin- program was a wrll halsarrd one aad the best yet seTend this spring by the Maryland Jockey Club. Several of the races found the winners home in front by amafl margins in stirring finishes. Some surprises wen in arena*, the disapeoutaaeat being Sandhill, which ran coupled with Cannonade as the Sweeney entry and Tippity Witchet, which ran coupled with Treasure Trove as the Whitney entry. Colli WCn edds-on favorites. They rail good races and w-re only beaten right at tho finish. Burglar scored his s vejith straight victory wh-n he took Sandhill into camp. Sandhill lacked his usual dash and has 1 vid. ally gone bach a bit. Tippity Witchet »-: 11 a smashing good race, making a fast pan, but succumbed at the end to Quietude, which finished fast on the inside and finished drawing clear at the end. Quietude car lied the famous all scarlet of .. II. Morris. The Winner had worked fast, but the fact that the unfashionable J. 1. Kyan had the mount, was n-rpnaniblt for tin- back of support. Soliciting Entries for Horse Sale. Charles P. Hill, representative of the F-isig Tap-ton cearnany, was ■ visitor at Iimlieo this afternoon. He came down from New Vork to solicit entries o a sale of horses in training, which will ha luld in the first part of the Belmont Park meeting. Cherry Ripe, winner of Me third race, was bid up from S1.300 to .80. by Albert Simons. The hone was retained. Napoleon struck himself while rounding the first turn in the third race aad palled up lame. Jockey J. Jtutwetl received a telegram to report lo S. C Hiblreth at Belmont Park on Sunday next. Five horses an s! ill missing as .1 resell of the fire at Iimlieo ■ few days ago. They were among those wki h were turned loose from their stalls wheat the fire broke em. One of them is Thomas •. i -.in ■- two-year-old Senator Bnderkk. T. .. Shannon, who is training several horses for T. W. oT.rieii. Bdward S ei.e and other owners. contemplates shipping his siring from here to New V01 k at the ronclastoa of the Pimlico meeting. Thomas Clyde, who has been detained in New York since the opening of the Iimlieo meeting. was am. ing todays arrivals. .Mr. Clyde is one of the stewards here. The condition book of the Wilmington meeting wiil be ready for djatribatloa on Monday next, Starter . B. Dade has arranged to send J. Elgin. ,,h. acted as one of James Miltons assisteats ia Havana and Havre de Grace, to Toronto on Sunday. Elgin will have a barrier erected at the Woodbine track to school the two-year-olds quartered at that course. Ailie Leaden, secretary of the Hamilton Jockey Club, accompanied by W. Mclntyrc. managing director of the dak, were visitors at Pimlico this afternoon. They will remain until Sunday, when thej will leave fir Kentucky to witness the running of 1h" Kentm ky Barky at Churchill Downs. Denny iliggins will accompany them south. Number of Horses Still at Havre da Grace. A number of horses are still stabled at Havre de Grace, among them the Kentucky Stable. John I.o.ve. o. B. Bryaaa. Msnard Trotter and «.. I. Burke. Several of these asrai rs will ship to Jamaica, while Trotter will send his horse to Toronto. Albert Bimsas has ri turned tic two-year old Br-l.ndo of Havana, which be took oat of a selling race yesterday, to his former owner. Beaaf D. Vaqueirdo. Three rariaaaa of horses leave for Bevoashln Park on Sunday, among them the stables of w. Peachter, D. S. Fountain and M. B. Hryson. Trainer D. B. Mi-Daniel will leave here on Sunday next Im LosnsviOe with Gnat Hugh Brownes Kentucky Derby candidate King Herod. After the mn of Colin fills his Derby engagement he will be returned here and, if he continues to train satisfactorily, will be S-nt to Toronto to run in the Woodstock Plate at Woodbine. Jockey Hayes will have the Derby mount on the colt. Alter the raanhtg of the steeplechase the stewards suspended jockey T. iarrette. who rode Iig-eonstorpe. for three lays for forcing jockey Ialmer on Wolfi rasa to the inside of the flag on the far turn. J. B. White and J. J. McCafferty both put in claims for Burglar after he had beaten Sandhill and in the draw Whit" was the winner, taking the horso for ,082. F. S. Von Stade was a. visitor today. He came to attend the meeting of the stewards of the National Stccplechas" and Hunt Association, at which only routine business was transacted. li. M. Ward was also a visitor from New York.