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ELLICE WINS MANAKIKI PURSE Ellis Mare Successful in First Start of Year at Bainbridge. Jockey R. Cheatham Rides Two Winners for Mrs. M. Rieser Mysterious NeU Graduates and Is Claimed. GEAUGA LAKE, Ohio, May 23. Ellice, J. C. Ellis six-year-old Black Servant mare, went to the post a fit racer for the Mana- kiki Purse, todays feature at Bainbridge Park, and, profiting by her advantage in the weights, raced away from her opposition and won with comparative ease. It was her first start since early last fall at Dade Park. The early contention was strictly between Ellice and Flying Don, but the Master Charlie gelding was unable to keep pace, with his lightly weighted adversary, and the mare drew away as they went to the stretch, and thereafter was not seriously challenged. Bob Dozer, after starting slowly, gained rapidly in the stretch run, and, although he could not get close to the winner, he was good enough to defeat The Afghan for second honors after the latter had raced prominently from the start. Flying Don tired in the stretch run,, and Wrigley Field, the favorite, which was making his first start since ending a winning streak at Havana last February, was not a strong factor. Weather and track conditions continued almost ideal and todays attendance was considered fairly good. Closing steadily on the outside of the leaders through the stretch, Peacock Blue headed Craigco in the last few yards of the initial dash. It was a rousing finish. Craigco was a forward factor throughout and held on well in the final test. Monkey Shine displaced Toltec from the lead entering the stretch, but finished tiring and was really fortunate in being awarded third position over the resolutely finishing Royal Rock. Taking command at once, La Compere proved to be much the best in the second race and never left the issue in doubt. Glorious Swan saved ground entering the stretch and outlasted the others. Lady Messenger headed the tiring Chorister for third in the last few strides. When Parade Step headed Dick Chevery in the closing stages of the third race it marked a double for Mrs. M. Rieser and jockey R. Cheatham, this stable having furnished the winner of the opening number in Peacock Blue. Dick Chevely attempted to make every post a winning one. He was not quite good enough but best of the Continued on twenty-second page. ELLICE WINS MANAKIKI PURSE Continued from first page. remainder. June G. just saved the minor award in a drive from the strongly finishing Rain or Shine. Mysterious Nell ran up to highest expectations in her second start, winning handily for W. F. Lutz and graduating from the maiden division. She went into the lead entering the stretch and was never in danger from there on. As Modern Lass, which was an early factor, weakened, Jump Off went into second place and held on well. H. Herendeens Revelish showed some improvement and finished fast. The joy of the Lutz stable over sending the winner to the post was short-lived, as Walter Fox claimed the Polymelian filly for 00.