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■ 1 1 ■ 1 1 1 . I 1 1 1 I . f I- s s NOTES OF THE TURF. I W. P. Fine has sold Predkin to Mose Jacohann for 00. The jockeys valets at Louisville receive for each winning mount and 50 cents for each loser. W. O. Parmer has six yearlings by Lord Ester-ling and fourteen bv The Commoner to send to market. titty Gray will train and race the Oakland string if C. A. Baldwin, including Roy el Tovar, Orelio and others. Charles Rumsey. the sculptor, has just completed ,lfe sized statues of Hamburg and Artful for Harry Iavne Whitney. Nash Turners Mon Cheri. ridden by the owner, won tlM- race for the Prix du Tallon at Saint Ouen in France Tuesday. Jockey C. J rand will ride for the stable of Mr. L. A. Livingston, trained by Matthew Feukes. Grand can ride at 104 pounds.. Woolwinder probably will represent the Wheat-croft stable in the Clark Handicap, while Green Seal will be reserved for later engagements. Woodford Clays string of racers were shipped to Sheepshead Bay from Lexington yesterday. Mode Xicoll and Pat Civill left for Toronto with their horses. Lucille Manlcy. a two-year-old belonging to Matt Reis that started for the first time at Oakland yesterday, is deseril ed as a "ringer" for the speedy Rose Queen. The entries to the stakes of the Itah Jockey Club have lieen announced and show that most of the liest horses that raced at Oakland all last seasou will race at Salt Lake City. Maltbie is again iu active training and probably will be seen under colors at Churchill Downs. He was one of the horses that fell victim to the recent coughing epidemic at that course. Herman Coukling. clerk of the scales at Pimlico. was a visitor at Aqueduct this week. During the late 80s Conkling was prominent as a rider on the old Xew York aud Chicago courses. Dr. C. M. Miller of Detroit has purchased from Kdward Martin the two-year-old bay colt. Sidney R.. by Cesarion — Calamity Jane, and he was shipped from Lexington to Canada yesterday. If reinstatement is obtained, the horses W. A. Leach. Pal. Beau Brummel and The Royal Prince will race in the name of the Queen City Stable. The horses MM the property of A. Voegler, of Cincinnati. John Clay, who for forty years rode and trained for Maj. Har.-.k G. Thomas, is expected to be the chief beneficiary of the will of Margaret Pryor. to whom Major Thomas bequeathed his riches and who -died yesterday. Word has been r« celved at Oaklaud that the crack Bearcatcber colt. Frank Ruhstaller. which went east with the rest of O. A. Biancliis horses. went wrong after arrival at Aqueduct and has been thrown out of training. Young and Piatt, the breeders of Donatl. have a yearling brother to that good colt, and Pickaninny, a two-year-old fillv racing iu the east in the Schwartz stable, is a half-sister to the latest Kentucky Derby winner. The latter is by Cesarion. .1. B. Respess claims a record in his breeding stud this season. To date his mares have dropped twenty foals at the T. C. Piatt and John D. Carr farms m-ar Lexington and sixteen of them are 1 colts. Two are bv Marathon and all the rest are by Dick Welles, the sire of Wiutergreen. Sydney Paget wrote a Xew York friend that it would lie wise to have a liet on Sir Martin in the K.-nipton Park BlWl Jubilee Stakes, which was to have been run Saturday, but which was postponed on account of King Kdwards death. Sir Martin is I training nicely and Luglish critics predict that he ■ will be one of the good horses of the current season. Shackleton. the Watercress colt that carried J. B. Haggins lolors to victory at Aqueduct a few days ago. is one of the youngsters that failed to find a market in England last year. He is a typical W.iteicress in size, length and gait. Heleiie. which 1 finished behind him. is the tirst of the get of the great Kermis to race. Helene worked the fastest quarter shown by a yearling at Gravesend last fall. Iu Introducing the new system of jockey valets at t Churchill Downs, the valets apiiointcd to act were ii 1 a good many cases the former attendants of the • riders, but some of the lioys made selections which 1 did not meet the approval of Secretary Davis, ami in 1 such cases that official selected a man for the place. . Tin- apiHiint incuts are made weekly, the valets being 1 -ailed upon to again qualify for service at the end i of each six days.