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DANCING SPRAY A WINNER » ♦ i Defeats Tailor Maid in Chief New Orleans Race. * 9 Li Pimlico Wins Like a Good Three-Year-Old — Jockey Ponce Escapes Injury in a Fall. I f ri BY J. L. DEMPSEY. NEW ORLEANS. I.-,.. January 21.— Fears of another fatality dove|o| eil in the fourth race wheu jockey Ponce, riding ■searpetetto, fell iu a heap when beginning the last eighth of the stretch drive and was taken unconscious to the track emergency hospital. He revived, however, shortly and a minuie examination by the track doctor- dis-rtaeed the rider had suffered a bad fracture • f Ihe collar lione and a shaking up. but otherwise waa uninjured. The race in which the mishap came was the feature of the day. a mile dash for a Basse of S1.5IMI and contested by six mare-, with Dancing Spray a pron-mineed favorite and the ultimate winner, despite suffering from interference. She WM clo-cly reUewed hf Tailor Maid for the entire raea and at the time of the falling Kscurpolette was also | well up. but apparently exhausted, for she went. low ii a- if -hot. turning a couple of somersaults over the rider and, when in a half risen position, she again fell back on Ihe rider. Todays program was somewhat of a low standard, but what was lacking in the way of quality was | made up in interest from the fact that the field* were small and conditions for enjoyment of outdoor sport of the best, the weather being balmy and the track in its best condition. The mile dash for three-year-olds brought prominently to attention the slightly regarded Pinjlioo. i which repeated a recent victory and won in runaway style after he had bolted on the stretch turn and lost a world of ground. Loveliness was the favored one here and she flattered extensively by taking the lead in the last eighth, to all appenr-, a noes the winner, but she tired unexpectedly anil failed of getting a portion of the purse. Master Jack landing in second place, with The Foreigner third. Thirteen, the biggest band of two-year-olds that has started in any dash here, contested in the opener, with little choice in a lietting way he-i tweea One Pin. Stamp and Miss Finn. The latter figured iu the running, however, hut scantily, a-her outer position forced her to race wide for the entire way. One Pin and Stamp engaged iu an interesting last sixteenth duel, with One Pin proving gamc-t and winning by a nose. Julia N.. makig her initial start here, proved much the best of those she met in the second race and won in runaway style from Philanderer and Tout Or. Cinderella proved best in the third race, in which she led for the entire distance and won easily from Midian and Ragazza. Lucky B., hacked to the exclusion of the other starters in the sixth race, led for the entire way and won hard held from the outsider. Kuklux. with Kimpalong in third place. Lucky B. changed ownership after the race, being claimed by H. Arieux lor tt.BW*. The poor form of the band starting In the closing dash was indicated hy Plenty being an odds-on favorite. He won with great ease, with Loreiia Mos- second and Big Idea in third place. Tom MeTaggart will positively not be raced again for some time on account id injuries aaatataed this morning when acting fractiously while leaving the track on his return to his stable. Jockey "Happy" Buxton and Johnny Dundee departed this morning for an indefinite stay at Hot Springs. R. L. Baker has disposed of McAdoo privately lo his brother. .1. L. Baker. The stewards put in a busy time this morning interrogating owners and trainers wheat horses ! performed acrobatically yesterday.