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CHURCHILL DOWNS MUDDY __ RAIN LEADS TO MUCH SCRATCHING AND MATERIALLY AFFECTS THE ATTENDANCE. I Blackie Daw Makes a Successful Reappearance in I Racing — Luke Runs Unplaced — Fleetabelle De- j! feats Prince Hermis with Ease. t I I-ouisville. Ky.. Septemtier W. — Rain, which fell . steadily here during the day. resulted in adverse ; a • "iMlilloiis for the s|M.rt and caused a big sltini| ill I i In- iiatronagc ami |«- iil:U i m at Churchill Downs. | Tlie racing suffered as a result of the muddy i Hack, many of those originally named to start. « including Mime of the liesl racers, being absentees. 1 file Gall House Handicap of brought into i action some highly -regarded youngsters, including i Blackie I aw. winner of the" valuable Cincinnati t 1 roidiy. it was the colts first apiiearance since his success in the rich Estonia prize. Condi-lions this afternoon were somewhat similar t" thoe i prevailing when Ik- led home the go.«l band in i the Trophy and those who remembered it profited extensively, for lie rompetl home after having led all the way. He paid his hackers a handsome i return. Prince Harry was the one most highly re- I yarded in the race, with Cane Run b *st supported of : the others. Prince Harry suffered some fr.nn interference during the race, hut not to an extent that would have caused anv material difference in the result. Favorites were again in eclipse in most instances. The overthrow of I.uke was particularly costly. He , failed to gain a place and raced as if dislikiug Ongoing. Tlie Hum Id lie said of M Howard. which fairly reveled in the going and won as his 1 ider pleased. *lhe defeat of Prince Hermis in the mile and -evenly yards handicap by Flectabelle was another later for the talent. After his brilliant victory in the Falls City Handicap yesterday, he was regarded as sure of success over the trio he met this after-nooti and the five in.iiii.Is he was penalized for yesterdays victory was not regarded as a serious ole stacle. He made a gallant cfforl all the way. but Fit etabellc proved t«M much for I im at the weights :Mid won handily. Oakland scored a lucky victory in the opening dash over fash on Delivery. Tlie latter was decidedly liest. Imt lost through a tangled beginning coupled with interference at a critical iieriod in the stretch. "Baggie" Smith and his connections uncovered a good tiling in the second race in XI. Bert Tliiirmau. which won "Vcr.Jke Mullen, another well-intended Jockeys W. .1. OBrien and R. City, who rode recently during the San Francisco meeting, were additions to the riding brigade, oltrien had a mount during the afternoon. Owner Allan Gallaher ajiologized to steward Ire-laud for sPine hasty remarks resulting from Col. h Nabs disqualification yesterday ami the matter was dismissed. Work-outs over a fust track t lii ~ morning were: Anna Iami— Five-eighths in 1:032;. ArisltK-r.it — Mile in 1:32. Clynta- Five-eighths in 1: i7:!.-.. |W. Samuel- Three-«|iiarlers in 1:17. Doctor l». -Three-.piartcrs in !:1S. Deliver Half mile i.i -I.l. I»iinitri Three .planers in 1:17—.. Edith W. Half mile in Ml. F.milv IC. -Five-eighths in 1:04. Hanvood -Half mile in M%. Intone -Half mile in 55. Irish Gentleman — Mile in 1 :47r-f.. Justice Goeliel — Three-quarters in 1:1."%. Ijidv Panchila — Three-quarters in 1:1«. Lady Wort hiiigton — Half mile in 50. Mc Ado..— Mile ill 1 40. ijuecd -Mile in 2: 0. Rochester — Three-quarters in 1:19%. Shoddy — Half mile in .",1%. Cweit Half mile in ."»1%.