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LEXINGTON PROSPECTS EXCELLENT. Most Successful Meeting in History of Track Seems Assured for this Month. Lexington. Ky.. September r». — Owners, trainers and turf devotees generally have the well-grounded Impression that tin- nine-days Bsecttug to be given by the Kentucky Association, beginning Monday. September lit. and ending Wednesday. September 28, will bring out the largest autumn gathering and be productive of some of the keenest racing and best sport ever witnessed at the historic track. Conditions more favorable never existed for the Kentucky ssiM-iation. There will be no racing in New York, none of account in Canada, and no attraction of any kind at any point near here to have a counteracting effect on the attendance. There will also Ik- a big sale of yearlings and horses in training during the meeting that will have the effect of bringing here many who will combine the iptest for future racing material with an outing. Exclusive of tiie yearlings, all of which are to he removed to outside stalls at once, there are now U nhorses at the track and it is exiiected by superin tendenl lloss that before the end of the week every oi f the 530 stalls within the enclosure will be occupied. An additional stalde of twenty stalls is to be completed before the meeting opens. Among the racing strings now on tin- grounds are those of J. W. May, T. C McDowell. Irving II. Wheatcroft. Jack Baker, Oots Brothers, S. K. Hughes, J. N. Caniihii. John !. Ireland. Kimball Patterson, Walter House. Walter Crater. Oallaher Brothers, W. Gerst. G. II. Hollo. A. Wilson. William Steele. Alien Steele. W. J. Young. W. G. Yanke. .1. C. Milam. Dan T. Morris, .lames I. Ross. W. L. Lewis. J. T. Williams and T. M. lrvin. Coming from New York are George Odoat, Herman Brandt, William Wallace. F. A. Forsythe. Max llirsch, lotei Wimnier. Frank D. Weir. K. R. Bradley, Woodford lav and W. I. Fine. From Canada will come Turin v Brothers, John S. Ward, T. I. Hayes. Thomas llalfield. John Walters. John Powers. D. C. Cottle. D. Riley and O. It. Itryson. Stable reservations have been made for the following now at Latonia: T. II. Stevens. Hugh McCarren. J. It. BeSpCBS. Joe Young. James Arthur. A. I.. Kirby and George Land. F. J. Pom, Then Abadie and others will come from Louisville. The extension of the betting shed and the enlargement of the parl-matuel offsee lias been completed and it is a marked improvement. There will be six machines on here this fall, three issuing S3 tickets and three . 2 tickets, straight place and show, one for each, Gene ETrod will again have the management of the betting ring and John McLaughlin will preside over the auction pooling, as usual. The compilation of the catalogue for the Kentucky Sales Companys auction of thoroughbreds here September 20 to 24 has been completed and will be issued Thursday. It contains 312 head, of which 263 are yearlings. .".! horses in training and 10 broodmares. All of these horses, with the exception of the K head coualgntd by Irving II. Wheatcroft. will l« sold by electric light at night at G. D. Wilsons •Horsemens Headquarters. The Wheatcroft consignment will be sold at the same place in the forenoon of Saturday, September 24. John Main will be the auctioneer. Secretary Ken Walker, of the sales company, says that, judging from the expressions he has had from horsemen and the applications for Catalogues, the sale will be largely attended. While at his summer home in British Columbia. Irving II. Wheatcroft made entries of two yearlings, the Broomstick — Ksteem colt and the Sain — On Bailey lilly. to the Epsom Derby, but he ras not received any notilieation of acceptance. He did not have before him the exact date of, the closing of that famous stake and is now of the opinion that he may have sent them in too late. There was no fast work at the Kentucky Association track this morning because of too much rain and mud. yet the course was alive with horses. The Kentucky Derby winner Donau was gelded about ten days ago and w ill not race here. Virtually all the yearlings that have been at the Kentucky Association track were removed to other quarters today. The Camden string of twenty-seven went to Versailles. The erection of a forty-stalls barn to be completed by Sunday was begun today. William Wallace arrived from Saratoga this morning. His horses, aloug with those of W. 1. Fine, will come later in the week. 1. J. Ma lone wired from Windsor for stable room. W. F. Schulte will send Zieliap, Gliding Belle and Gliplan here front Louisville. Mose Moore is hen- from Dayton. Ohio. ! A. Wilsons Wander had a car tit en route from the east.