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LOCvl, TURF GOSSIP. Steoplochaso jockey L. Lloyd, who rode Helen Paxton last Wednesday, when she scored an easy victory, was yesterday ruled off the turf by the judges for his assault on a night watchman at the Harlem track. "Rome" Respess will ship, during the coming week, all his horses in training to Buffalo, N. Y., to participate in the meeting which begins there August 30. "Buck" Franklin, the well known trainer who but recently recovered from a serious spell of sickness, is again reported to be in a dangerous state of health. Jockeys Helgesen, J. Walsh and Winelett were each fined 5 by the starter in the stake race for disobedience at the post. John Mayberry, who trains for C. R. Ellison, received a tologram from the latter stating that he had won well over tho victory of Skilful in tho United States Hotel Stakes and that most of his money was placed at 30 to 1. Fred Cooks black horse, The Monk, by Lord Esterling-Doubt, dropped dead after working a mile yesterday morning at the Harlem track. The judges at Harlem are still investigating the ride put up by Hicks on About, and will, in all probability, reach a decision during the early part of next week. E. Corrigan has purchased from E. Trotter, for breeding purposes, the bay mare Peace. She is at present in foal to Sam Phillips, winner of the St. Louis Derby in 1900. Starter Dwyer leaves tonight for St. Louis to do the starting during the next two weeks at Kinloch Park. J. J. Holtman, who is at present doing the starting there, will arrive in Chicago Monday and will wield the flag at Hawthorne.