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j | I i I • I I i I ■ I I I I I I i i l I , ■ • i . M ■ 1 ROUGH RIDING OFFENDERS Mooney and Wida Interfere with Others, Wida Being Punished. . ♦ — . Inquiry Springs a Surprise in Defeating- Louis A. — Tom Hare Jr. Is Beaten. ». fBT J. 1.. DFMPSFY . NHW DBLKAX8, La., Januar.v 31. -Rough riding marred the racing to | considerable extent this afternoon and it was directly responsible for the ilefeul Of several ,,r the starlets and. also, almo-t rails, d several falls. Sev ral of the offenders w,-ie hioled on the carpet of the Judicial pagoda, hut escaped penalty for their offenses. The wor-i rase of rough riding developed in the •He dash, in which Jockeys Mooney and Wilda played tbe offending parts. The former was on ai atiaz ami. while approaching the fiist tarn, be almost caused the downfall of The Foreigner by interfering with the latter sharply. The Foreigner was a heavily backed second choire and Moonevs a -lion virtually eliminated him. for it forced him far bark Wida was flagrantly guilty during the -tretch drive when he deliberately took White star from the inner rail to subject Cur Ip to inter Iereiice when the diminutive McDermott. who rode the Marshall representative, was making a threatening try for the bad. White Star at Hie time was beaten and in coming out from the rail towards Cut Ip the Clark clt also subjected Master lack to interference. The latter recovered fas!, however, and Won from Cut Up, with Willow T,ee in third place and The Foreigner following closely. The seemingly inferior ride that Thurher gave Lewis A., a strongly backed favorite, occasioned comment after the horse had succumbed by a neck lo laauiiy. The latter was the fir-t pane earner of the meeting fur the Walderk-Keein Fletcher combination and she had to exert herself to the iitm ,st to get home in advance of I.ouj- A. The latter in the early part of the race was a distant follower, bat when called on sinuiglv moved up swiftly and was going fastest at the end. Another instance of rough riding came in the sixth race, won by Balder, the first purse that this horse has landed at this meeting. The one that suffered badly from the roughing in this instance was Gray Gables, which was nearly thrown. The dozen two-year-olds that started the after- noons racing were regarded as numbering some of the best in these parts and Included Tom liar- Jr. Any rhanee he migbl have had was ruined as a result of his being forced to race extremely wide from an outer position. The winner in this turned up in Kvelyn White, which, by virtue of her inside position and quick beginning, led for the entire race a nl won from Mawreoron. LYKES SKILL AIDS BE SURE. F II. Bradleys Me Sure had a lose call from de feat ill the scon, 1 rare and he only won through the superior riding skill of I.yke. Lancelot furnished all upset when he made a runaway of the third race to win as his rider pleased from Oaklawa Belle and Marmite. !n ci utrast to Tliurhers rid,. , n Louis A. was i effort on Grandee, which he managed to peril en and won with in the dosing race with all ease firm Fit and Bombast. The latter wa- backed o the exelusl f the other stariers in the race. There were originally nineteen named to start in the race hut thirteen were withdrawn. The -tewards bite ill the afternoon suspended Jockey Wida for three days for his rough ridias .,nd began an investigation of Thurbers riding of Louis A. Briefs were submitted to the Supreme Court today by district attorney Marr for judge Humphreys and by attorneys for the Business Mens Racing Association in the restraining order process issued by the Snpie Curt and which halted judge Humphreys from trying the case- against the director- of the Business Mens Pacing As-o eiation for alleged betting violations. It is un likely that the Supreme Courts findings will be handed d vv u unti. after the dose of the Fair Grounds meeting. Dud Fisher contemplates shipping MuskaUoage to join his Prince Pal at Idle Hem Faun as soon as a car can be made available. Mnskallonge and the other PjsbeT owned horses that will be raced in Kentucky ibis year under the sapinillaa of i Robert Shannon will Inaugurate their racing there at Lexington. Mnskallonge will be entered in the Kentucky Derby. The American Iteinoiint Association, through the efforts of Majors Jones and Cull, u and Lieut. Fridges. added this morning the stallions Dr. Howard. Westermaa and Thiatledoa to the eoa- signinent of Kunflor. Allium and Baa Tromp, pro- vioil-ly secured here These horses aid others l that they will probably secure tomorrow will be shipped to Fort Pen,,. Oklahoma. where the ■ government at its breeding depot already has Serf. ■ Savin. Ed Roche. Kleeharn, Robert M., Desmond Day, Ashton, Baaan Set. Mars,- Henry, Military System. Trial bj Jury, Peach Comber. F,l lane. Curl,- Jimmv Cray. Til Johnson. Pharoaa and the pan Arab bred Pert.