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TURNER IN GREAT FORM RIDERS EFFORT ON MONOCACY CHARACTER. IZED AS A STAR PERFORMANCE. Tnlbott Racer Wins from Royal Meteor at Palmetto Park by Half a Length A Day of Close Finishes. Charleston, S. ., February III. Stirring contests vor the order :it Palmetto Park this afternoon. All the winners wore forced to driving finishes to win by spiall margins and in four of the six races less than one length separated the first two. The feature race, a selling handicap at seven furlongs, proved one of the best races run over the track tnis winter. .Monocacy and Royal Meteor ran like a team for the entire way. Turner save .Monocacy a rousing tinish and landed him the winner by a scant half length. Tliis was the best race that Turner has ridden hero all winter. In fact, it was the host finish that any rider has shown during the meeting. Tlie Taihott stable put anotlier winner over when 1-aura heat a hand of her own age in the second race, a dash of six furlongs for three-year olds with silling allowances, l.aura. with SleTaggart in the saddle, made a runaway affair of it. heating the Bodwell entry. Helen SI., a half length. Bedwoll hid Imra up from i00 to .f.lOII and secured her at the latter figure. .Mtinocacy and Tom Hancock were the winning choices. The track was in good condition and the attendance large. .1. Todd, of Caracas, Venezuela, who came hew to purchare a string of horses to race in Caracas, has arranged to ship his stable on .Saturday to New Y:rk, where they will hoard ship for South America. The stable at present is composed of Dr. Jackson, Kiel, Discovery. Slattie I., and Belle of Normandy. Honor Todd will purchase about ten more before leaving. He has arranged to take jockeys H. Pauley and C. Irvin ami the apprentice, W. Ward, with hiia to Caracas. Yorkshire itoy. which went wrong in a race here recently, will be tired and turned out until midsummer. The stewards lifted the suspension against jock -y F. Murphy this afternoon. The mistake made by the stewards in the placing thi- fourth race yestea-dayha.sj:esulfoi! in - the Charleston Fair and Racing Association appointing W. F. Sehulte to act as associate judge, his duties rjiii being to pick the fourth horse at the finish in the races remaining to be run during the meeting. Judge Sehulte assumed his duties this afternoon. William Ueverley joined the ranks of the layers here today. I IV is associated with Abe Levy. The horses owned by It. P. Dodson. including Cj-himbia Girl, Slartre, Please Welles. Duke of Shelby and A.X. Akin, have been turned over to John Paul, who will handle them in the future. Sir. Dodson has booked the lilly Slisplay to the stallion llanbridge. which is standing at the Gerst farm near Nashville. Tenn. In retaliation for the bidding up of l.aura. J. O. Talbot t claimed the lilly Helen SI. from II. G. Bed-well. She cost him Jockey Waldron, who got in trouble hero over a -itle on the horse Dr. Dougherty, has been granted a license by the Jockey Club. F. J. Pons arrived from Tennessee today. He reports four tine-looking yearlings at his place by the Sain stallion, Tony lionero. They are out of Tres Joli. Elsie Bramble. Lillian 17. anil Slorcie 11. The tli roe year-old Judge W right, by Superman -Debacle, the dam of llanbridge, will be shipped to Sir. Pons farm at tin- conclusion of the meeting, where he will be mated wilii several of the eighteen mares at the Pons place. W. G. Yanke has received notification from the Jockey Club that the following names have been accepted for his two-year-olds: Nobleman, eh. c. by Boanerges -Royal Child: Hilly Joe. eh. e. by Russell Ethel T.; Blonde, eh. c. by Boanerges Statira: Borel, b. c. by Kusscll--Lonely Lady; and Knight of Pythias, br." o. by ISoanerges Carcanet II. There were few horses on the track for work at Palmetto Park this morning. It was an off day with the trainers. Among the best trials were: Brando Three-tiuarters in 1:20. Brookfield Slile in 1 :5G. Double Five Five-eighths in 1:01!. onion--Half mile in ."1. Harry Lauder Five-eighths in 1:07. Iran Gardner Half mile in 7:i. Jack Kellogg .Mile in 1:40. Joe Deiliold .Mile in 1:4!. IAiglon naif mile in 52. Sites Carlo Half mile in ."2. Progressive Half mile in 51 Vr,. Single Ray Thrce-iiuartors in 1:19. Stealawav Three-quarters in 1:20. Ta Nun Da .Mile in 1:47. Hie Turkcss Three-quarters in 1:1S. Tow ton Field Three-quarters in 1:21.