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NOTES OF THE TURF. The Montreal Jockey Club will give 00 purses for the overnight races at the fall meeting at Blue Bonnets. Hugh Penny and Frank McCabo have put in an appearance at Empire City after a Canadian circuit anipaign. G. B. Otts good filly. Golden Egg. probably will go east for the Saratoga meeting after a brief rest at Lexington. The Wainwright horses reached Empire City from Kentucky in good condition, notwithstanding the high temperature under which the trip was made. James Johnson, who handled cross-country horses on the New York and Canadian courses a lew seasons ago, is training a small stable in the City of Mexico. .1. B. Respess decision to abandon his proposed eastern trip was due to the fact that Winteigreen. the mainstay of his stable, pulled up lame alter a recent work-out at I atouIa. Merrick went lame in his last race and it will require some time to patch up the consistent Old Golden Garter gelding, according to owner .Milam. For a cripple Merrick is certainly a wonderful campaigner. Fifteen yearling thoroughbred* from Mm E. Maddens Hamburg Place have reached Saratoga, where tiny ;irc to be handled by their owner. They were broken before they left the farm, but they have never been tried for speed. Y. P. Scliultes Gliding Belle has been blistered at Empire City track lor a liowed tendon on tiie olT foreleg. It is tlie intention of trainer Brooks to return Gliding Belle to the Schulte farm at Louisville before the Bad of the Yonkers meeting. Bah Flick, who rode prominently for the late G. W. Bishop Poole on western tracks, is foreman for W. 1*. Fine, owner of Gloria and other horses. AbonJ two years ago Flick went to Mexico and scored a aaaKll I of successes for the American trainer. Fred Carter, at the City of Mexico. The work of cutting down the historic hill of the Islington track is proceeding and by fall the obst ructfun of the view from the grandstand to the stretch turn will be removed. To accomplish this required removing fully three feet of dirt in the center field and this is utilized by filling up the holes and hollows all over the enclosure. The track is also being resolled and it is believed that it will lie faster and safer in another year than ever before. For refusing to deliver tlie filly. Lady McDowell, to Edward Corrigan after that horseman had claimed her out of a race at Salt Lake City Monday, Unofficial- ..f the Ctah Jockey Club ruled off the turf Perry Seed, owner and trainer, together with tlie tillv. Other horses owned by Mr. Reed, who comes ftoin Nebraska, include Goldtlight, Alert Girl. My Ella. Brides Boy ami Alert Ella. Jockey Stewart had previously been ruled off for the unsatisfactory manner in which lie had ridden the filly in the race out of which she was claimed.