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NOTES OF THE TURF. The pipe lines, which will convey an abundant and inexhaustible supply of pure mountain water to all parts of the big lnclosure at Santa Anita Park have been laid and connected. Eugene Elrod, who will have charge of the betting ring at Arcadia, lias arrived there from Cincinnati and is busily engaged in shaping that part of the lnclosure which has been set aside for the accommodation of the layers of odds. Merry Fox, a three-year-old, by Flying Fox Flower of Wit, for which G. H. Freeman paid 25,-000 as a yearling, was sold In the paddocks at Newmarket recently to dissolve a partnership and realized 500. The colt was a failure as a race horse. J. W. Colt has nominated Thistledale, Pioneer, Blue Pigeon, Paprika, Kara, Mixup and Prince of Pilsen to the IHadensburg, which will be the cross-country feature of the first day of the Washington Jockey Club meeting at Benning next Saturday. 1 M. L. Schwartz and his brother wyigretir.e their horses, Far West, Bat Mnstersoh, Tennrris.fr lAidy Corinne and others for the winter1 in charge of trainer John Miller and spend the winter in Europe. They now hiive a number of finely bred mares and will go in for breeding next yejir. . . t A large number of horsemen, bookmakers and others will leave New York Friday evening for Benning on the Cavanagh Special. Some of the stables which will ship direct to New Orleans have booked stalls and staterooms on the steamers sailing next week, notably the mamrnqth Cuban liner Momus. The barring from Aqueduct Tuesday of jockeys John Digglns and David Englander, who are under suspension by the Maryland Jockey Club, is an illustration of the extent to which the Queens County Jockey Club officials are going in ridding the track of persons whose presence is objectionable. Trainer James Boden has shipped twenty-two head of horses belonging to P. H. McCarren and M. L. Haymau from Baltimore to Arcadia, where they will be raced at the coming meeting. The two-year-old Johnny Edwards, in the McCarren stable, is entered in some of the big stakes, including the Derby. J. L. McGinnls is thinking of sending hit three-year.-old Cdl:tr colt, Frank Gill, to Kentucky for the winter and breeding Aviston, Coy Maid and Inspiration to him next spring. Should this bo done it will not mean his retirement from the turf next year, but would mean that Frank Gill would not appear in a race much earlier than the running of the Suburban.