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NOTES OF THE TURF. Fred Burlew says Chnpultepec, barring accidents, is a certain starter .for the Futurity. Applications for COO stalls have been made at Montrea.l There are now about 150 horses oii the grounds. - Salvidere has been improved by bis stay at Saratoga. It is saiil that he lias taken on about 100 pounds of Mesh. W. H. Carey bowed a tendon at Shecpshead Bay last Jiine, but trainer .Tallies Blute says be will surely race again this fall. William Kane, assistant clerk of the scales at Saratoga, was stricken with apoplexy last Friday night and is in a critical condition. The annual fall sales of thoroughbred yearlings under the auspices of the Faslg-Tipton Company, will begin at Slicepsliead Bay next Saturday. When J. Lee rode two winners at Yonkcrs Thursday, one of the New York criticisms ran this way: "But, of course, a chinaman could have won on Hollow." John A. Doyle, widely known as a writer on the breeding of thoroughbreds under the pen name of "Oxonian," died recently In England. Mr. Doyle was also a breeder in a small way. Bar None, which Is expected to lie the Whitney dependence for the Futurity, impressed the .work-watchers at Saratoga Sunday morning wlieii he galloped six furlongs in 1:1 Of over a slow track. Gus Macey Is trying ,lo locale jockey Arthur Morgan, lie has heard nothing- of the lad since the Butte meeting closed. About three weeks ago Mr. JIacey wired Morgan to report to Henry McPanlel at the end of the Butte meeting, but the boy has not put iu his. appearance at New York. Last Thursday, McGraw and the New York baseball players are said to have bet -a pool of ,000 or so on Confessor .it Yonkers. The same after- noon the Pittsburg team got twenty hits and twenty runs and smothered the go-called Giants. Confessor won after the game, was lost. Whats the answer? Saratogas- meeting will close Thursday and the Sheepshead Bay meeting will open Saturday, so there will be racing at Empire City and Fort Erie tracks only on Friday. With Empire City closing Friday arid Montreal opening Saturday, there will be racing at tlirqe tracks until Fort Erie closes September 7. Montreal will close September 14. and Lexington and Toronto will open on the same date.