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HORSEMEN HAVE FUN AT MEMPHIS. Weather Cold But the Racinq Full of Interest — The Gamblers Stay Away. Memphis. Teiin.. April E. It was cold and raw-today, yet there were about 1.000 persons out to -ee the races for silver cups at MOBtgOmerj Park The attendance was made up of lioi-cnicn and citizens who enjoy racing for the sake of the Sport. There were no gamblers among them. The fact that boat making was prohibited kept the gamblers away. Pbe lacing was lull of interest lor those who did go aad they enjoyed themselves aameaaely. John V. .Schorr did the stinting and M. N. Maclarlan, was the presiding judge, with C. B. Kllison and .lack Gary as hi- aaaoeietea. J. •!• Marion acted a the clerk of the course. The summaries: First race, three furlongs, for iwoyeai old Allies for a silver .up. -Bewitched Shilling, won; i.na Louise ffraaer, second: Rtvira M. iNicol, third. Time. ::T. Icarl II., Anna Johnson. Helia. Vilhaila. Brnaqne and lierrj Teaek also ran. Second race, short course, steeplechase, for a silver .up. Peter Becker Gonaley, won: Dnke of Uayeace, second; Bain or Shine and 1. C Taylor threw their jockeys at the seeoad jump. lime. l:.".l. Third race, tkree farloaga, two-year-old colts and aeldlngs, for a illver cnp. Rrebos il». Riley, won; i. 11. Shilling i Shilling i. second; Colonel Faverdale, third; Time, i. J. Kneal. Catvla, Bexeameiater, i 1,-11 Turncy and T.iinine also ran. Fourth race, one mile, gentlemen riders for a silver cup. -Sambo Mr. McCnllongh, won; Rack Nnmber i.Mr. Jeffries, second; Lady North, bird, lime. 1:1V Fifth race, tkree quarters of a mile, three ear olds for a silver cup. Chancellor Shilling, won; Bedrice Lloyd, second: Impertinence Connolly, third. Time. 1:15. bailie Thompson. Good and Retort also ran. Retort ran awa two miles on a lalse break belore the ra.e. Sixth race, one mile, for mules any age for a vii -er cup. Australia Mr. Jeffries, won: Tenn Brew Mr. CnmmlngS, second; America il Riley, bin1. lwinkle Twinkle and Sdilitz also ran.