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, SPLENDID SPORT IN PROSPECT. Nominations for Toronto Stakes Assure Brilliant Meeting — Hildreth Cracks Among Entries. Toronto. Out.. May 11. — In the list of entries t« stakes given out by the Ontario Jockey Club there is excclleut material for a meeting fully eqtuil in the character of sport to anv of its brilliant predecessors. The Toronto Cup. of ,000 added, is the premier open event for three-year-olds and upward. and contains a long list of mimes which rank high on the American turf. S. C. Hildreth is the largest nominator and is responsible for an entry of five, including King James. Restigotic-he. Joe Madden. Fayette and Dalmatian. B. Schreilier has three, in Jack Atkin. Nealon and Sager: J. W. Schorr a similar number in Banivcs. Bob Co. and Fulfill: R. J. Mackenzie three also in Fountain Square. Don Antonio and Michael Angelo. Messrs. Clyde. Greener. Thomas. Mrs. L. A. Livingston and the Valley Farm Stable have each two strings, while among the single entries are Joseph II. Dnanes Planelnioro. John Dyments Chief Kec. F. Little-fields Jubilee. D. Lane McGib. -oils Busy. Mrs. James McLaughlins Fauutleroy. G. Mi-Sweenys Robert Cooper. Joseph E. Seagrams Bouquet. D. Stevensons The .Monk. Amos Tumeys Theo Cook and the Woodstock Stables Detective. The King Edward Gold Cup includes a iiuuiImt of the same horses iu its entry of twenty-six. The Prince of Wales Handicap, in its entry of forty-two, numbers some of the best sprinters in training. The Victoria Stakes, with fifty-two subscribers, con tains all the- best two-year-olds which will be seen under color- during the meeting. The two steeplechases have each the capital entry of twenty-six. and com prise tin- Ih-sI cross-country horses now training in America. All the Canadian races have Hied well. Especially is this the case with the Stanley Produce Stakes, to lie run in IMS. which has the highly satisfactory total of seventy-three. A summarv of the 45H entries received is as follows: For three-year-olds and upward — Added. Entries. Toronto Cup ,000 40 King Edward Hotel Gold Cup 1.500 20 Minto Stakes 1.000 .",1 Prince of Wales Handicap 1.000 42 For three-year-olds — Vc«wlstoe-k Plate 2.000 JS2 For two-year-olds — Victoria Stakes 1.24X 52 Steeplechase: — Woodbine Stc-e-plec liase- 1 ..".HI 2C. Stree-t Kaihvav Ste-e-ple-chas.- 1.200 2C. Statlle-y Proeluee- Stakes 1.500 "■ For Canadian owners only — The KTOv Plat • leM. Millie Jf.-,. MMM 1 .0O0 IS LiverpoeT Cup 1.000 20 William Hendrie Memorial Handie-ap. 1.00O 1!i Coronation Stakes 800 15 Breeders Stakes 1.000 22 Maple Leaf Stake-s 1.000 Hi The list of nominations for the Kings Plate is comparatively small, but select, being made up of "live" material, most of which has been tried ami found worthy of consideration. The late- date of closing of the entrie-s rendered this condition possible. Joseph E. Se-agrain. who in pre-vious years headed the list of nominators, is this season second to the Yalley Farm Stable- of Hon. J. S. and G. M. Hondric. to represe-nt which there are five cligibles. as against Mr. Seagrams four. The Kings Plate-nominations include the Yalley Farm Stables Parmer. Conunola. Last Post. YVhaup and Noble, all three-year-olds: J. E. Seagrams four-year-olds Pearl Fisher and Tollendal. and the- three-year-olds Jane Shoie anil C. Miluor: Roleert Davies Chaparral and Frolic-. Ilirce-year-olds: W. llammals three-year-old Margaret Eve-line: H. J. Mac-Irans four-year-old Valydon: M. Meaghers five-year-old Parade: R. Ne-wells s -ven-year-olcl Ouaping: T. P. Phelans three-year-old St. Be-nita: A. N. Smillies three-year-old Kirkwood. and W. J. Stiusons three year-old I.011 l.ou t Corvel. orvcl.