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OFF DAY AT NEW ORLEANS t 9 ■ j Failure of Handicaps to Fill Helps the Selling Platers. i ♦ Daughter of Sain Wins the Race for Two -Year-Olds — Cold Weather Arrives. I i o --i PV .1. I,. IiLMlSLV.I Ni:w OBI fans. La., January l 7. The c.dd snap, which ha- been prevalent in other -eetion-Of the South, leached lie] e during the night and the change in tempera tare reduced the big crowd usually in daily attendance. There were no outstanding racing feature carded. The handicap-, failing to receive sufficient entries. resulted In the more ordinary one- in these parts Inning an opportunity, the seven dashes being under claiming claii-cs. The evenly matched ones starling in the different dashes, however, brought about good sp,,rt. with favorites successful in a majority of the races. An upset came in the dash fi r two yen . 1,1-When Who Can Tell failed to land a portion of the parse, after having been accorded confident support. The winner in this tamed up in the first lime starter the Sain Filly lioiu Vanlen. carrying the silks of the Pelican Stable. There wa- little knew n about thi- filly, excepting by her immediate connections, as her early preparation had beea givea her at Bhreveport, facaa which point site reached here last •Sunday. She was speedy and raced ill game style, but her victory was a lucky on. . she being able to save much ground when Baby Evelyn. Little Ainmie and Who Can Tell came wide on the stretch turn. The colors of II. Seance tar finally were carried to victory when hi- Indine. favorite in the second race, won easily from Pagazza and Susan M. The la-i named might have been the victor bu! for her saddle slipping on hey. The consistent Ivimpaloag added another victory and was aided by the good ride he received from Pobort-. who showed a decided brace during the afternoon in his w,rk. Frogtown finished in second place, with the quickly improved The Portuguese outstaying Balder for third place. Hidden .lewd, which waa claimed in hi- last previous race, scoied lor his new owner al the fir-t asking when he won the fourth race, but he wa- claimed for ,500. M. .1. Murphv securing l.im al this figure. Hidden Jewel was heavily supported. Fhe Siinnyland Stable added another bracket when Benevolent won from the weakly ridden Doctor Jim. wild the favorite Richelieu running a particularly bad lice. Bsiraaai was claimed out of the second race for ,500 by I. P. Pradfield. The heavy leases sustained recently by most of i in- layers here was responsible for a decrease in the number operating this afternoon.