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GOSSIP OF THE KENTUCKY FARMS. Lexington. Ky.. December 14. The three mares Jack McGinnls will breed next season to Frank Sill are Aviston. Inspiration and Coy Maid, the former two being English-bred daughters of the Derby winner, Ayrshire. IT. M. Ziegler -will also breed two mares to Him. Two more mares to lie brc-d to Him are Philistia, the dam of Phil Finch and Tarpeia II.. the dam of John Peters, both owned by K. II. Bradley. The latter regards these mares so highly that last spring he paid the enormous stud fee for the services of Bock Sand for Philistia and the French horse Adam for Tarpeia II. He was lucky in this respect to get both mares in foal. The Hitters 100i production was a yearling chestnut filly by Ornus. Good judges agree that Elliott C. Cowdin lias a trio of remarkable weanlings at bis Kirklevington Farm Here, they being: Chestnut colt, by Meddler nomespun, by Hanover. Chestnut colt, by Hamburg Semper Paratus, by Stratford. Brown filly, by namburg Long Shore, by Longfellow. Secretary W. R. Letcher of the Kentucky Association track, has received a call from trainer Louis Thompson for stalls for eight horses to winter here. Thompson has His string now quartered at Latonia.