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NOTES OF THE TURF. J. W. Colt reports the death ot the jumpers Douro ami Sandhurst. The Montreal Jockey Club lias decided to employ a broker to bond horses in and out of Canada without expense to the owners. Henry J. Barrett lias leased from R. Harris the racing qualities of Anadon, MastilT, Golden Hatchet and Birdie B., all two-year-olds, for the remainder of this year. To save the life of a valuable horse that had been Htiiiined by a head-on collision witli a fire engine. Dr. Door of New York performed the operation of trepanuiDg on him, removing about -three inches of shattered skull. The horse is recovering. The New Orleans merry-go-round is having more trouble. Thursday the bookmakers threatened to utrike if the field book was not taken oil and the new starter, Frank Ilemmiugway, the third within a week, is so bad that requests were sent to New York for a man. It is now reported that Accountant has a bowed tendon which is probably a very good thing for his reputation. He was really a very moderate horse in ii very bad year, and that is the best which -an be said for him. New York Sports of the Times.