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INDIAN RUNNER FIRST Accounts for His Second Purse of Bowie Meeting. Kanal Furnishes Mild Upset by i Scoring in Opener at Maryland Lough Port Repeats. BOWIE, Md., May 23. Indian Runner, the swift running son of Dis Done Indian Maiden, which performs for D. A. Wood, captured premier honors in the best race on a card devoid of an outstanding feature at Bowie. He made a show of the eight other sprinters that opposed him in the fourth race. Supplying the winner with most contention and finishing second came Mrs. C. Cranes Ladfield. Beaten only a head for that position was the rank outsider, West Main, in the silks of A. L. Aste. Monel was a well-beaten fourth, to hold sway over the five others. - Indian Runner, in scoring his second success at this meeting, showed much more speed in leaving the barrier than has been Jhis custom, with the result he raced close tip with the swift early pace which was established by Monel and Hope to Do. Leaving the back stretch Tipton secured passage through a harrow opening and, getting his mount through safely, sent the ebony-hued colt into a three lengths lead and this served him until the finish was reached. Ladfield was always in the thick of the fight and just staggered in to save second place from the Aste colorbearer. WARM WEATHER CONTINUES. A continuation of summerlike weather .brought out another large week-day gathering, despite the off-day program, and some excellent racing took place over a track that was in its fastest stage. Several close finishes were witnessed. Mrs. H. S. Herkheimers Kanal, well backed "good thing," ran five furlongs in 1:01 to whip eleven other maiden juveniles in the first race of the day. The filly, making the second start of her career, was backed down in the mutuels from fifty to less than five to one, and scored with a length to spare. S. W. Labrots Liberty Oak came home in second place. Third money went to F. J. .Vollmers Canana, a field horse, and fourth to J. B. Belks Source Circle. The start of the race was good. Kanal broke clear and caught Liberty Oak, the early pacemaker, before they reached the end of the back stretch. Halfway around the turn she went to the front. From there, on she kept going at a speedy clip, holding on stoutly to the wire. Liberty Oak never was farther back than second and ran an even race. Canana was away none too well but soon caught up and raced in third place from the quarter post to the finish. Source Circle, under hard urging, closed stoutly, just missing third honors. NEWCOMERS VICTORY. Making his initial appearance in the silks cif G. W. Kratz, a newcomer to racing, Lough Port, recently secured, made good at first asking when he captured honors in the second race. Capably handled by the veteran H. Erickson, the winner dominated the running after the opening furlong to score by four lengths. Pretty Wise, bearing the silks of the Linton Farms, and Mrs. J. H. Whitneys Shavings, both outsiders in the wagering, landed second and third respectively, while R. S. Clarks Lone Hand took the measure of the others. Flag View and Boy Crazy were strongly fancied for fhis contest but they performed poorly after being away with the trailers. Mrs. J. H. Whitneys consistent Mack Sennet receiving the bulk of speculation for the third race, easily proved best of the seven sprinters that opposed him to score his third successive triumph and incidentally brought about a double riding score for jockey F. Munden. Rated at the heels of Oral and Grace R., who went out to set the early pace, Mack Sennett went past the pair with a rush leaving the back stretch and opened up a lead of four lengths when straightened out for the final drive. He increased his margin until he flashed past the line victorious by seven lengths. Rock Point, staging a belated effort, earned second place by a length from P. S. P. Randolphs Oral, with Moon Shy in command of the others.