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NOTES OF THE TURF. Jockey Houbre is under suspension at Denver. W. S. Williams lias purchased Bans from S. K. Hughes for ,510. Hans is a two-year-old chestnut colt by Handsel Lady Eon. S. B. Tipton, the venerable father of Ed A Tipton, or tin; Fasig-Tipton Company, died at his residence in Paris, Ky., June 30. St. Eustace, the three-year-old chestnut colt bv St. Leonards Lady Sylvia, is dead. lie was the property or .Airs. Binily Lndeiiburg. W. C. Daly claimed Fred Forsytbes Rifleman out or the iirth race at Sheepshead Bay Saturdav. Rilleman was entered at ,000 and Daly got hhu for ,870. John W. Rogers. II. p. Whitnevs trainer, savs that Littleton .Maid, the. fast three-year-old daughter of Hamburg and Rose Staudish. is the meanest anil most contrary animal in training. Newton Bennington lias again "quit the turf." this time because its southern and western recruits do not suit Ills fancy. The turfs general health will not lessen through .Mr. Benningtons absence. Bookmaker William Applcgate, who has been campaigning down east, says that there Is a notable scarcity of money in the big ring at Coney Island despite the daily stories by the "nought" writers of the yellow press. There are about eighty horses at the Lexington track, thirty-two or them being two-year-old fillies belonging to J. B. Haggiu, but within thtf next six weeks the stalls will be tilled with yearlings which are to be broken. W. K. Cleveland, who lost both feet in a railroad accident at Krie, Pa., March 27, has been discharged from the hospital at that place and has announced his intention of getting together another stable or racers. Ho once owned Locust Blossom, Kenova and other good ones. The eastern racing critics are just now pcnstlck-ing the jockeys and declare that Knapp is responsible for Frank Gills defeat in the Commonwealth and that Sandy messed Montgomery into defeat in the Advance. Xon-writlng opinion of excellence considers the riding boys far more competent than the writers.