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i i ; | | | ; j j I , I i j j 1 1 j I | i 1 i i : ■ I POULTNEY IS UNCLE SAMS . a 1 — Wins the First Army Remount Fair Grounds Race. 4 Rolo Finishes First, but Is Disqualified for Fouling- Ablaze — Rain Brings Mud. BY J. I,. DF.MPSEY. .r:w oiti. pans. La., Pehraary 1.— The United States army will benefit by the addition of an other thoroughbred to it- several breeding depots ;i- i re-ult of the running of the American K.-uiount Asm eiation Pur-e this afternoon and won by Poull- aey from LoweU and Brookland. The keiiiotint Association aiKomatically took an option on Baa winner after the race and. if it is exeretaed, he will go to Fort Iteno. Okla.. to do stud duty The ia..- was at one mile and Poultn.y held sway, after depriving Ixiwell of the lead in the first half mile and winning by a comfortable margin. Ihe lir-t disqualification of the season eame wiih the running of the third race, in which Ko] finished first, with Ablaze second and Jago third, with Harvest King following. Kolo had been the leader from the start and creased the finish well to the for.-, but in the last thirty yards had swerved toward the baser rail and as Stack, rider of Ablaze. claimed had impeded his mount. The stewards were of the same opinion, for tliey allowed the claim and gave the race to Ablaze, moving Jags into ■econd place and Harvest King third. .v dane Is-iug tL favorite, the disqualification wa- popular, for the displacement of the numbers wa- greel.-d with a aalvo of cheers. Jockey Me-Grew, tie- rider of Kolo. was su-|snded for four day-. Bob. cam.- our of the race bleeding pro-fu-ely as the result of a kick sh.- received from Anlaze while at the barrier. Cold wealh.-r followed in the wake of a hard rain during tie- night, eau-ing the track to beeoaan muddy and giving real Oppwlllllilj for the first time at this meetlag to the mud racers. Because of tin- changed going there were numerous with drawal- from the different dashes and the sport -offered from a lack of close finishe-. Kittle Patsy wa- installed an overwhelming f.iv. r Ite in the dash for two-year-olds, but her backers suffered a keen disappoint ment when Stamp led for the entire race anil won with ease. Little Patsy outstaying the outsider Mid Nidi, with War Belief coining from far behind to land fourth. Dr. Cannon led tin- entire wav in the sixth race, but had ! ■ do hi- best to u.-t home in fn nt. even though earner- riding on Warsaw was not up to hi- best. The stewards had a meeting before the racing with a nuniber of rider-, particularly pressing on them the fact that there ha- been an ovcramount of rough riding, and warning offenders that it would mean lastaat ■aapeaaloa if they continued it. .lock.y Thuibel wis also further interrogated as to his riding of l.oiiis A. yesterday, but no action was announced. ihe change in the track eaaeed tomorrows handicap to saffer. Had it remained fast tin-I., -t race of the meeting was in prospect, for among tin- acceptances were MnakaReage, 100; Captain Mac. 114, and Tippitv Wit.hei. lid.