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• « Sweeps Selections At Bowie _ . ® — and One Best Bet — SUN RAJAH — in the Fifth Race. I I I I i ! • I ! I , The Magnolia. Pur.se, a mile and seventy yards affair, for three-year-olds, is the hest number of a mediocre card at Bowie Monday. This contest has attracted a field of six good platers and appears to he an open race. Long View. Top Bell and Faddy are the high weights of the party under imposts of 105 pounds each. Keydet and Red Spider follow under 102, while Kignola, the only other starter, will carry 100 pounds. The rest of the laces contain the claiming clause and few good horses will be seen under colors. The return of bad weather and track conditions is largely responsible for the poor program. FIRE FAIRY— SLEEPY TIME— ANNE MINOR. FIRE FAIRY, beaten a nose by Little Broom last time out, had all the worst of the breaks on that occasion. The Wilson filly was bothered repeatedly by the winner and, although a foul was claimed, the protest was not allowed. With better racing luck here, the daughter of Campfire should not miss. SLEEPY TIME raced well back of Titter in his only local effort and merits consideration on that showing. He carries 122 pounds, however, and that weight may stop him. ANNE MINOR was a trifle short in her recent race and tired in the final drive after being close to the pace for three-eighths. She is in the hands of an excellent trainer and will go to the post fit and ready. WILD ASTER— TEN SIXTY— MARK MASTER. WILD ASTER, a cantering winner of his last out, picks up but a pound here and will be hard to beat. The old son of Ultimus is at his best in heavy footing and has gone well in both of his starts at this course. TEN SIXTY could not match the speed of Long Point in their last meeting, but showed plenty of speed in the going and is well suited jat three-quarters. She has KING ONEILL III. as a running mate and the latter is a dangerous horse in his best form. MARK MASTER has drawn the Inside post position and has run some good races in heavy going. He may be the one to surprise. NORTH BREEZE— SPFOS— JACQUES. NORTH BREEZE, twice defeated by the narrowest of margins, should win his first race of the meeting here. The son of Bur-tonsville is more consistent than his opponents and is fit and ready. The weight of 111 pounds should not bother him, and young Watters will have the mount. SPUGS, the veteran plater which races for F. J. Kearns, is a strong finisher and should be among the first three at the wire. It is doubted, however, if he can lead NORTH BREEZE home over the mile and seventy yards route. The son of Charles Edward favors a longer distance. JAQUES will probably be in front part of the way, but he was tiring badly in all of his recent races at this track. POP BELL— RED SPIDER— SIGN OLA. POP BELL will favor this distance more than the three-quarters of his last out, when he finished with a rush to be third. This fellow is at home in heavy footing and drops nine pounds from his last race. Although beaten by RED SPIDER earlier in the week, the son of Donnacona was gaining on his opponent at the end and should reverse that decision here. RED SPIDER is a consistent performer and may be well up all the way. He has shown a disposition to tire after going three-quarters, however, and will do well to finish in second place. SIGNOLA won two races at this track last fall and is by no means outclassed. She is in light and will favor the going. Her latest works have been easy trials and, while she showed good form, she did not display enough speed to warrant the belief that she will turn the trick at the first asking. Sim RAJAH— ED PENDLETON— FLEETWOOD. SUN RAJAH should not fail if the track is still deep and holding at post time. Although only a plater, this Sun Briar gelding is dangerous against the good ones in the mud. He has won both of his local starts with e%.se and picks up but two pounds over his latest triumph. He is meeting faster horses here, but appears to be the outstanding wager of the day. ED PENDLETON showed surprising speed in his recent score and should be among the first three at the finish. He is a stout finisher and can run in the going. FLEETWOOD was a close second to Lancaster in a recent race and would have won in another stride. TONY BEAU— JUST— HARLAN. TONY BEAU was moving up with a rush in his last race when he was knocked back at the stretch turn and could not recover in time to finish in the money. That was his first start in some months and he should be in better condition for this contest. The old son of Tony Bonero favors the footing and can carry the weight. JUST has twice finished in the money at this meeting and drops three pounds from her last start. Owner Trover has the old daughter of Dal-housie in good condition and she can negotiate the footing. HARLAN is inconsistent, but has plenty of speed when in a running mood and cannot be ignored. MERCEDES E.— TIPPERARY MARY— SANDSWEPT. MERCEDES E. picks up but three pounds over her easy victory of last Wednesday and should repeat. The Star Hawk filly has all of her speed these days and favors the distance and track conditions. TIPPERARY MARY showed good speed in her score Friday, but was no match for MERCEDES E*. in their last meeting and does not figure better than second. SANDSWEPT finished fast back of Mariner and Cross Word Friday over the three-quarters distance and should go well at this distance.