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, . , 1 1 1 : I " I. r t i i : . j THE PORTERS FINE TRIUMPH E. B. McLeans Great Racer Wins Annapolis Handicap Easily. . Exterminator Meets Defeat Under Big Weight Large Crowd , Despite Bad Weather. LAUREL, Md., October 8. E. B. McLeans grand little racer, The Porter, scored one of the greatest triumphs in his eventful career on the turf when he won the Annapolis Handicap of 10,000 added at Laurel Park this afternoon. The son of Sweep carried 120 pounds, raced close up throughout, came around the leaders after rounding the far turn and, passing the tiring Exterminator, drew clear to win by two and a half lengths. My Dear was second aud Exterminator third. After four straight brilliant victories the gallant Exterminator had to lower his colors today. He, ran his usual resolute and courageous race. Cheer after cheer rang out when he took the lead after Polly Ann quit, but hi weight told on him after going a mile and Kelsay eased him up when he saw he was beaten. Tho game filly, My Dear, ran a splendid race and confirmed the opinion that she is one the best long,-distauce racers In the country. Captain Alcock also ran well, but never seriously threatened the first three. Rainy weather, which prevailed all morning anil turned the track into sloppy going, had .but little, deterring effect on the crowd which journeyed out to ,the:Coursccthlsnf ternoon". . Washington-acdkBal-.timore-supplied-their TailronUaccbufmbdatfonsr From points west of Baltimore aud intermediate points large numbers came to witness the decision of the best program offered this fall in Maryland STEEPLECHASE TO OUTSIDER. The tenth running of the Chevy Chase Steeplecsuse Handicap of ,000 added, the secondary attraction of the afternoon, furnished a big surprise for the followers of cross-country sport when the Mnlverin Hill Farms Flying Scout was returned winner, with J. S. Cosdens Le Marsouiu second and Peccant third. Nine of the twelve overnight acceptances started, with Robert Oliver a slight choice over Le Marsouin. All finished the course except Le Cyprin and Robert Oliver, the latter running out at the eleventh jump and Le Cyprin losing his rider at the sixteenth while in the lead. After the latter was eliminated Flying Scout, which had followed the leader closely from the start, assumed command and, although making several bad landings, which threatened to unseat his rider, gamely held on and outstayed Le Marsouin in a spirited finish, which pleased the big crowd, especially the devotees of amateur and hunt racing, which were out in large numbers. For the Nanticoke Highweight Handicap at three-quarters of a mile H. P. Whitneys Ararat was the favored one of the three starters, but quit badly and followed home Bygone Days and Baby Grand, which finished in the order named. The Brockmlller gelding easily held Baby Grand safe at the end, winning by two lengths. Harry Payne Whitneys Peter Pan colt Brainstorm ran away from the six two-year-olds that opposed him in the opening race, a dash of five and a half furlongs for nonwinners. He was ridden by Penman and quickly sprinting into a long lead held command all the way. Alex H. was second and Maryland Belle third, inches only separating them at the end. QUINCY STABLES PAIR VICTORIOUS. The Aspirant Purse, for two-year-olds, at three-quarters of a mile, the third on the program, was an easy triumph for the Quincy Stable, Relay and Yankee Star carrying its colors home ahead of the other six starters, the favorite. All Fair, finishing third. Yankee Star was the pacemaker, but gave way to Relay iu the stretch, and outstayed All Fair for second place. Fizer and Widow Bedotte were first and second choices respectively in the fifth race, at one mile and an eighth, but both were done for after going a mile and finished unplaced. The winner turned up in Goldinc, which reveled in the going, to score by ten lengths. King Trojan was second and Hello Pardner third. R. F. Carman will dispose of the yearling crop of the Carmandale Stock Farm at auction tha latter part of the Laurel meeting. Starter Milton will leave for New York tonight and confer with Frank Bruen. He will attend the world series ball game as a guest of Charles A. Stoneham of the Giants. Trainer H. nughes arrived this morning with the John Sanford stable and will finish ont the Maryland season. J. S. Healey came down from New York to sad-- die Lady Emmellnc and will return tonight. Mr. Healey is training at present for five members of the Jockey Club Col. E. B. Cassatt, E. J. Davis, T. H. Oxnard, R. L. Gerry and Ambrose Clark. All have horses under his charee. Trainer Al Weston has finished the preliminary education of three yearlings, the property of Thomas Clyde. The following claims were registered today: King Trojan, ,200. J. W. Dayton, and Goldine, ,200 to R. F. Carman, Jr.