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» ii 1! • ■ w li ■ 5 * , J . 1 1 I 1 i 1 . t , | ; a . I , | t , j i , | , s i ANNE ARUNDEL STAKES TO FLEET R0LY. I Many of the Winners Bid Up— New Selling Race Rules for Havana. Laurel. Md.. October 2"..— There was a decided improvement in racing conditions here this alter- t noon and for the first time, in several days the track - was fast. With the Improvement in the footing . came an improvement in the sport and high-class racing was the older. 11. J. Leary furnis.ied the i inner of the Anne Arundel Stakes in Holy, which I made all the pace and won easily from Hlue Thistle. ; Mr. Leary had t" stand a run-up of ,005 to retain i his horse. Sam Louis did the bidding. i Todays was the fifth running of the Anne Arundel , Stakes," the brief history of which is as follows: Year. Winner. A.Wt. Jockey. Val. Time. I 1011 Grasincre 4 111 E. Dugaii. .,040 1 :5::% , 1012 Hamilton :: 103 A. Ferguson 1,485 1 :."»7 5 ! IMS D. Ma«doiiald..7 !Mi J. McTagt. 1,M0 1:52 1014 Elwah 5 100 J. McTagt. 1.25U 1:52 1015 Roly :: IM T. Pargton 1,:U0 1:51 , High Horse, winner of the first race, was also bid up hy 1-onis. who carried the Helniont colt from tftiOo" to 9L20S and in the second race Striker was run up from tKl to . Both horses were retained. Stellarina. which finislied second to High Horse, was claimed by Sam Louis, who later again resold her to tleorgc M. Oiloin. acting fur the Miz pah Stable. H. I. Hrown. general manager of the Cuba-Amcriiaii Jockey Club, was an arrival this afternoon and. after takmg notes of the runups, announced that in the new rules that are being completed to govern racing in Cuba, he would provide new rule relative to selling races. Mr. Brown said that he always discouraged selling-race controversies among the horsemen and he never could understand why the associations should profit by them. He proposes that in all selling races at the Havana track next winter, the runup money shall lie divided twenty-five per cent to the second horse and the other seventy-five per cent to be prorated among the other horses in the race. Horsemen generally regard this as a move in the right direction and* oue that will tend to eliminate the practices which have lieeii in vogue at most tracks during the past racing season. The runup money at this meeting al"iie has amounted to over 0,000. The condition book for the first eight days of the Cuban meeting were distributed among tue horsemen. The minimum purse is 00. with handicaps ranging in value from » to ,000. There need be no fear among the horsemen regarding track conditions In Cuba next winter, as a new drainage svst.-m has lieou installed in addition to the re-soiling of the whole track. Mr. Brown will remain here for yevoral days. George W. Laugdon has retired J. W. Messervys goml tillv Addie M. and she lias been shipped to Grave-eiid. where she will be fired by Dr. Melully and turned out for the winter. Addie M. came out of her last three races decidedly lame and it was decided to retire her until next year. The steeplechase course at Pinilico will be thrown open for schooling tomorrow. S. C. Hildreth went to New York yesterday to try out the Belmont yearlings at Belmont Park. He expressed himself as well pleased with them. J. Luiusdeii. a wealthy sportsman of Ottawa. Out., touav purchased Candle from A. C. Parretto for $."5.500". Bb also purchased from the same horseman Pel ween Us and Hester. Stables are arriving at Pinilico every day for the opening f the Maryland Jockey Clubs meeting, which is scheduled to liegin on Monday next. M. Hrady. with J. K. Davis string of steeplechasers, got in from Pennsylvania yesterday and several others will ship to the Baltimore track from here during the next few days. The Harry Pavne Whitney string that has been racing under the name of L. S. Thompson during the past turf season has gone into winter quarters. The h rses were shipped from here to Brookdale Farm at Red Bank. N. J., yesterday. There wee ten in the band and Joe Notter supervised the shipment. The consignment was made up of Adroit. Hi gina. Purdev. Borrow. Kunembrance. .Slipshod, Orderly, .loyner and Mrs. Payne Whitneys Gainer and Ktriiscan. . ■ «;. H. Bryson reiiorts the loss of his mare „.,, Hill Stream which died yesterday as a result of fever oontracto.i while eu route from Montreal here. 1 F. Kinney was an arrival from Montreal. He brought the racers Fort Monroe and Young Morpheus. Jockey Wolstenholni accompanied him.