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JAMES MMANUS EASTERN STRING. New Yotk. March .11.— Kimball Patterson is making goxl progress at Iteimnnt Park with the promisiiu. band of racers that he Is training for James McMaaaa, of Califorala. Bafky OTtrlen. win tier of the Hopeful Stakes at Siirntog I last summer, is the star of the establishment and probably will be ready for racing at Aqueduct, for which meeting Mr. McMaaaa is expected in tlie east after having spent the winter on the coast. Barky OBrien has ■Bed out into a hands une three-year-old. Although he stands at only lifteen hands one and a half inches, few horses at tie Westchester Associations track have greater girth and in many respects lie resembles hi., relative In hhod. Stalwart, the best of all tta Meddlers. Tlie im st promising of Lie MeMantis two-year-olds are colts by Stalwart —Radiance and by Oddfellow — Rosiuantc. These youngsters were bred In Ke:i barky and were purchased by Mr. McManus last season as yearlings. The Radiance colt, a half-brother to Ingoid. resembles Rocky OF.rien strikingly. The Oddfellow colt is in most of the valu-■hE two-year-old stakes to be inn this S-aso:i and there is every indication that trainer Patteraoa will have him ready for the Delinout Iark meeting. The likeliest lilly in the McManus stable is a daughter of Sir Dixon and Marie Decca. She already is 1." .2. and carries more nosh than the run of Sir Dixons tillies and is activity itself. She probably will race at Aqueduct. Other iuveuiies in the McMaaaa string include a i hestnut lillv bv Ooldea Maxim — Cray Agnes, bred at II. T. Oxnards Flue Ridge Stud: a bay colt by Fiiigrane — Miss MeMeekta and a chestnut colt by Stalwart- Margaret Kent. Tlie latter strongly reminds some of the trainers of Prince of Melbourne. Resides the horses he is handling for Mr. McManus. trainer Patterson bus charge of a two-year old bay colt by Sorcerer Miss Zorilla lor Captain T J lav of Kentarky. and Is training a chestnut tillv bv Mexican — Dissembler for himself.