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FLOCKING TO LEXINGTON INFLUX OF RACING FOLK FROM THE EAST AND THE NORTH IS ALREADY ON. Stabling Capacity of Course Virtually Exhausted and Prospects for Brilliant Meeting Grow Brighter and Brighter — Racing Program Issued. Lexington. Ky.. IVntsmbsr 10. — The prospects for the Kentucky Associations full meeting of nine days, which will open one week from Monday, grow brighter with each passing hour. During the week 11. ere began an influx of horsemen ami horses from the ciist am! the north anil before the middle of the coming week there will not he a vacant siall on the .rounds and none available on the outside. These incoming horsemen say that there will he a surprisingly large numlicr of turf followers here from all parts of the country anil that t lie interest in Kentucky racing at this time is even greater than the Aetata of the Lexington. Louisville and Latonia tracks realize. A perusal of the lists of horses quartered in the virions barns makes it unmistakahly certain that the material is here for racing of a higher type than Kent uckians have beta able to see in the autumn in leeent years, and the program hook that was issued today hy Racing Secretary William II. Shelley savors of keen COB tests. The conditions have been written witli a knowledge of the horses that will make the lacing, and care has been taken to avoid as far as is possible any ones horses being thrown into a ridiculously soft spot, anil at the same time every owner will have an opportunity to run any horse in his ham if be chooses. It is a progrum that is complimented by the owners and trainers generally. The live stakes that are to be decided during the meeting, of course, carry the weight of interest for horsemen and the public alike, ami the one of these most largely discussed is the Phocn ix Hate] Handicap. Car three-year-olds and upward, at one mile and an eighth, to tie run on the opening day. The weight-; for this race will be announced by Secretary Shelley next Thursday am! they are being anxiously awaited, with much speculation as to the allotments ttal will be made to each of the twentv-fottr eligi-hles. It is the consensus of opinion that Woodford Clays gram I looking and rapM-ruimlng ti.ly. Ocean Hound, which, in her last race, a handicap for all ages, at Saratoga, overhauled a field of thirteen and cantered away from them at the end of a mile in 1 ::!"%. a ticw track record, with ll.t pounds up. will be accorded the position of honor. The other eligibles for the race are: Botirbonite llanbridge Miami Cherry ola Helmet Nimbus Console Joe Morris Norbitt Countless John Furlong Ocean Bound L»orante Jupiter Joe Relluf Foxy Mary Kings Daughter Royal Report Glorio l.eamence Sager Great Heavens Mary Davis Turncoat.