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NOTES OF THE TURF. Entries for the stakes to be decided at the Den-niiiLs spring meeting will close Februarj 23. The smallest jockey in Frame is a boy named Crickmore. He weighs eighty pounds. W. C. Daly will ship his young horses from his firm near Hartford, Conn., to CJravesend iu a day or two. Trainer lion Bench will ship the eight horses belonging to the Bererwyck Stable from Jamaica to I.eiinins next week. Frank Herald, who trained for It. Angarola and others last season, will race a small string of his own this year. He has engaged jockey J. ODrien to do the riding. The Kxcelsior Handicap and other stakes to be derided at the Jamaica anring meeting will close Fel ruary 28. Weights for the Kxcelsior will Im? announced March £1. The License Committee of the Jockey Club will hold its first meeting for the year next week. Trainers and jockeys who exped to participate in the racing at I.eimings should get in their applications at once. The Grand Prix du Commerce, which is to be run at Milan. Italy. May U has 0,000 added money and is an international race. Horses from Fngland ami France have been entered. It is for three ear olds and Upward and the distance is about one mile and three quarters. The "demouatratloa habit* seems to be growing at Oakland. The Ban Francisco Chronicle says: i.et tors who will benefit by the disqualificatloo of a horse crowd round the judges stand and make a big demonstration, laboring under the impression that it will have a tendency to influence the decision of the judges."