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NEW ORLEANS TRACK TALK — ♦ Mardi Gras Visitors Proving Good Patrons of Racing. «, Meeting- of Lord Allen and My Reverie Hoped For — Lloyd Gentry Horses Take Rest. i BY I I.. DEMP8EY. ! M:Y 0BLEAK8. La.. January Bl. Doe to the arrival of hundred* of early visitors for t lio annua!! Hard Graa celebration, tin- Pair Gronnda nuin:: is i i now catering to tar largest rrowda la the reeenl history ,r tin- sport la this section and. for the time being, the regulars an la the minority. The ear-nival spirit already is in the air aad atrial affairs ;it the race trade, far the rntrrtainmrnt of away out-of-town guests, are the order of the day. Every afternoon finds :iti of the boxes filled to capacity, while the dab iariosare presses ■ popular gathering plaee for people proaiiaeat in all walks of life from i every aectioa of the country. The Pair Groaada meeting will wind up aa Fcbru-ary 8. Race* lateaded to nettle the championships in tli - various divisions will feature the final few ! days. The patrons lure ar,. anxious to altar a, .n- .ther lash betweea bard Allen and My Reverie, . | ; these being by far the heat two rara-year-alda shown I here tins ariatet ami racing secretary Joe McLennan I I is endeavoring lo arrange it. However, it ha- beea I I a frnilless task getting opposition for Lord Allea i i i since his record -breakiag performance, his presence • in a race genera Uj causing it to go unfilled. Owner ■ T. J. Pcadergasl is desirous or another race betweea i | this pair, as be wants his colt to get a chance to ! retrieve the defeat administered him early in the ..o.rsTin l.i M. l.everie. ■lames V. McClelland, who is associated with Edward F. Simms in the ownership of the largest j actlri raring stable of the preseat day in this coaatry, is upending ■ few weeks ben taking in the racing ami renewing old acquaintances. Mi. McClelland is optimist,, over i he outlook for a success-fill spring, sunnier and autumn campaign lor his estaldislimeni. which will l e unusually well fortified in everj divisioa this year. lie expects great things Of his unheal,. i, Leonard,. II. The winner of last i years Hopefal siakes is wintering at Oaklawa Park, , Hot Springs, Ark., and. -hie to the mild weather i which has prevailed in that section, he will lie read for the sirenuoiis grind of training for the Ren tuck] I Derby whenever called apoa, hi- owner Mates. Bddom docs a raciac stable have roar of the produce of on. mare [a it. I mi t such a Mate of i affairs exists in ii„. estahlisbmeiil i t B. W. Moon. . He has a qaartet of sons ,,f Itettie Sue. a autre which he raced witii a fair measure of success ,,,,, I many years back, and all an in active training. . They are Ilcilman C, a two-year-old chestnut I eolt, which was sired by Malanioiit: Chief Bartbell, three years oil. whose sire is Toay Booero, and; I; Bestboff and Rd stone, brothers, four ami fire • years of age respectively, they being sons of the • gOOd Btallioa Assagai. MALAMONT TWO-YEAR-OLDS. Malanioiit is standing at Moores Nashville place . : Mid of lac nine two-year-otda in hi- stable eight i ai, by him. I he exception is Sammy K.. a ha] I geldiag by iiaabridge Visible Bcaaty. The Mala-monts. in aihliti, n to Helliu.ui c. are Grace Mayers, h. f ,1am Rracfctowa Relic: Mahnvena, ch. f. dam , Mtiezavena : Miss Emma i... eh. f. dam Resale . Latimer: Charles Lefkovits, ch. ". dam Clara Carlo; ; Miss Praulnud, ch. f. dam Kister Baby; Gypsy i •loe. b. c, dam Edith C, and Malas.tto dam , Hopsetto. in addition to the nine youngsters R Mooie has seven older horses under his care. The horses , wind by Floyd Gentry have finished 1 racing for tin- winter, according to their owners ,1 plans. They will In- sent to Lexington. Ky.. in I tin near future lo join the division of his stalde t resting at f the farms in that section. Jockey i T. Murray, rider for the Gentxj establisbaieat, Jui-gone s lo hi- home in Co, inglon. Ky.. for a few i weeks rest. lie will join his employer later at t Lexington. Aivin T, ll,rt. a director in the Kentucky Jockey i- Clnh ami who i- looked upon as probably ;,i be a member of President elect Warren G. Hardings I cabinet, slopped • ff ben en route fioni his boast ,. in Louisville, Ky.. to Florida. devious engage monts preveated his vi-itii.g the race track, but he i. met many of his friends among the racing fraternity t- in his hotel and evinced beea latenst in their reports Of the successful meetings here Mr. Melt t] predicts a baaacr year for the sport in Kentucky. lie Mid that Judging from the di-, Mission of the coining Derby that he has heard in his extensive travels feu sections of this country of any importance will lack representation at Chiirchi I i Downs ,,ii Rerbj Day. Jurkej ClyoV Ponce, who sustained a broken i coilati-i! a-bea Escarpelette fell with him the f day following the ratal accident to Jorkej Kaundry I Mitchell, I- able lo b- .•loll! tile race tra«U. but t lie will not be able to ride for goose lime Ponce t is nktgalarlj nnfortnaate in this city, it seems, as - last winier le- l ll from Mi— Manage at t..e Fair r Grounds on Jaaaary J and s|„.nt several months on crutches with a broken ankle .,- :l result BLACKIE DAW TO RACE AGAIN. .less Spell, er. of LCXiagtOn, Ky.. -Il I- a-- dated with A I. Kirbj in the ownership of iraitr ,. a few haraea and who breeds must »l those which carry the Klrby colors, is spcadiag a few weeks here. i Knencers besl adilcveateal in tbe breeding line in recent .,ais am* Rteckie Da». He expects the et,ran raaipaigaer to cease bad! to the races better than ever next spring. i1 - beiaa rested I tlii - winter, hut his vacation is Hearing an end. as - he k ill soon be taken up tor active trataina again. Another Kontuk- visitor leu l- .lames Greene, . of Louisville, wi was Rally gihea ami several i other horses. Gnene ban an extensive furniture e business ill tie- 1 all- City, but he ha- not missed I spending a winter aeation In re -m, e the resumption of racing Bach day finds a number of iwo year-olds. eSj - Continued on second psge. NEW ORLEANS TRACK TALK i Coat Inned from first p.ie. i pecially from the larger establishments, icing brought into the paddock during racing boars t i get them accustomed to the proceedings there and thus allay their nervousness when they are called upon to race l.y having them familiar with the surroundings and the excitement incidental to their being addled. The two-year-oids here this winter arc exceptionally well trained and sel led. This has resulted in more truly run races than usual Cor them this early in the year. Many of their contests have been marked by hard fought and stirring finishes. Julias Reader, of the racing secretarys office force and arho is employed In a similisr capacity on the Kentucky tracks, is looking after the stake nominations for the Keatacfcy Jockey citih here. He reports that at the rate entries to them are coming in now last years total from this section will be far surpassed. The t wo y ear -.1.1 l.iki-ire receiving especial attention Iron: the-horsemen her-, but many ..f those being named for them have not been seen under colors as yet, sot will they be until later in the year. Although only a cheap selling plater. Sandy Mac. four-year-old son ,,f Assagai Brief, is ntocb la .1 autnd here this winter, he having been in tour different stables since December 2ft. Oa that date P. J. Mii.s claimed him from B. A. Cloptoa, only t los • hit, i later in the same in. inner hi o Wendel. He was taken l.y James II. Baker from Wendel for ,500, which looks like a reasonable figure in view of the fact that he had won three races and was second the same number of times up until the date he changed hands the las; time. There is m, scarcity of Jockeys here, as eighty-two riders have accepted mounts to date ami there are si ill a few re in reserve with licenses. The crop of young pilots is nothing to I. oast of. as T Jarvis is he only one with the apprentice allow aia-e riding with mash Eaceeu* and his saddle work does not stand oat, except when on a r - ;- runnina horse. With most of the risaagei element it is the same story, however scramble to the front at the start if possible and remain there as long as they .an with little or no eoaeeptioa of regulated pace.