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NOTES OF THE TURF. The distance of race bBM at Jacksonville was a mile ami seventy yards, instead of a mile and a sixteenth, as previously printed. Mason C.irncs El Bant won the Prix des Hetres. a selling bardie race, distance one mile and three-quarters, at Auteuil, France, yesterday. Secretary W. C. Edwards, of the Metropolitan Jockey Club, receive 1 thirty-seven entries for the lArelsior Handicap, the chief event of the Jamaica program. One of starter Cassidys assistants has rigged a barrier at Belmont Park for the schooling of two-year-olds and the young horses are bnsy taking their lessons every day. Foxhall Keene sustained a broken collarbone when his horse, lrecentor II.. fell while couiiieting for the Ladies Purse at the Melton Steeplechase meet-in" In England Wednesday. A Rock Sand colt belonging to former jockey Joe Jones, who has been successful with Belmont cast-offs, has arrived at New York from John Hynes" nursery, where the youngster wintered. The following bookmakers are among those who will cut in at the Jamestown meeting: Al Valen tine. II. Beck. Al Ilerford. J. M. Coburn. J. B. Mor lis. Roach Lewis. D. Donnelly and ins Daly. More applications have been received for stable quarters for tlie forthcoming spring meeting at limlico than there are stalls available. Requests have been received fir 150 more stalls than can be supplied. John Hynes lias received at New York from his Connecticut farm a coit by Prince of Melbourne and a filly by Disguise belonging to R. F. Little, who has live horses in Mr. Hynes charge besides five tout Thomas Welsh is training for him. An evidence of the increased interest that is being taken In steeplechasing this season was had in the early closing af two of the cross country fixtures for the summer meeting of the Country Club at BrookUae. Mass. The Country Club Grand Annual closed with seventeen nominations, while the Brook -line Steeplechase received fifteen. Both of these races have a second dosing, but have already run heywad the totals fat last year. A. J. Fonda is about to make a trip from New York to Kentucky to arrange lor the breeding of six mares that he owns. One of the matrons is Fair Alien, a daughter of Dandie Dintnoiit and a Rayon dOr marc. Another is Fads and Fancies. a daughter of Yankee and Renown. Mr. Fonda has two horses in Frank Frisbies charge in the east, one a three-year-old maiden called Triple Crown and the other a two-year-old by Plaiiudcs -Voiyothen. Nash Turner carried off two firsts and W. K. Vaiidorhilt twice ■Beared second honors in the raaJMj at Maisoiis Laffittc Wednesday. In the Prix aPBBaaa of Baah at three quarters. Mr. Turners Restless Gbl finished in the van. and his Albv also won the Prix 1I11 Paddock, of »K». ;it the distance of a mile and a quarter. Mr. Vanderbilts Oversight and Messi- dor III. finished si ml. respectively, in the Prix Per- idexe id *2.ihio. distance seven eighths, and the Irix des Haras Natioiiaux of $.1.tHNi for three yeji-olils. distance a mile ami three eighths.