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REPORTED SUM PAID FOR SIR MARTIN. Xew York. December :X. -It is now rumored that John E. Madden received .1.000 for his crack two-year-olds. Sir Martin and Edward, but that only 0,000 In cash was paid by Mr. Wimins. leaving 5,000 to be paid out of the first or second stake won by Sir Martin in one or the other lug English features to which he is eligible. It is also said that John Huggins was asked to: train these star two-year-olds for their campaign in England, for which service lie was to receive forty-five per cent, of their winnings. Mr. Huggins, who is no longer a young man and is a wealthy horseman himself, declined the offer and the colts were turned over to Black-well, at Newmarket. Reiwrts from Jamaica say that racing at Kingston is flourishing, the attendance large and the interest In the sport at fever heat. The American horses racing there are performing in excellent style and capturing the majority of the purses. 1 The Oneck Stable has changed its quarters, having i moved to the old Joyner barn at Sheepshead Bay.; where trainer Karrick will have the advantage of being able to train indoors during the bad weather, as there is an eighth of a mile covered way around the stable.