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NOTES OF THE TURF. The horses of Brfbert Davie*, now quartered it Ici u. will begin their Una campaign at Norfolk. Montreal will have about gfty ,|M s c,i thoroogh bred racing this year, with imeiiug- al Blue thai nets, Dorval, King Edward Park ami Delorimii r Park. The lirs| llioioiighbi-ed foals of the season al Robert Davies rbornclitfe Farm, at Toronto, ar.1 two iillie-. both by Bolsover. from Loupanla and St. Cecilia. W. II. Shelley has declined t lu- tender nf an an poiiiinieiit as presiding lodge for the Coeur dAleue meetiag because its acceptance would conflict with his Kentucky engagements. Th -labb- el .1. O. Talbott and .1. L. Holland will be divided at the close of he Palmetto Park meeting. The best of the horses will go to Norfolk and Hi cheaper one- to Marlboro. Phil Hyain- has applied- for stable accommou* turn- al Norfolk and will ship there at the close if the Juarei meetiag. M. Foley is another ownei now racing ai Juarez who will transfer his stable in Norfolk. Ii i- reported thai there i- a disinclination oa in-part of the management of the Havre de Grace track to operate with the pari uiutuels. There mav i" sum- modification of the ruling of the Harford County- Racing Commission restricting the betting 1" tin- inutuel niclbiiil. Limit. :. Fred Alpers ha- pnrchased Dissenter from W. W. I-ewry and he will race him at the amateur meetings in the east ibis season. Mace ilonian raced well Im- Lieut. Alpers until be finally outlived hi- usefulness and was giv.cn away at the end of last season. Im the race nu-eling al Marlboro li-xl I lib practically the same oanciala who conducted the racing at that track last June will oaViate. James Miliin. who has been presiding at the barrier al Charleston, will do the starting. Hart Deraham will lw the racing secretary. .New York racing men see Farther evidence of the likelil I of racing at Saratoga this vear in the basing nf the Grand 1 uion Until then- to William K. dAscoli, "I the Hotel Ascot, la New xork city A lea-e has bc.-n made bj Prank II. Hatborn. nw-i-r of the Grand Union Hotel, p. Mr. dAscoli. and mi dor its condttioas the hotel is p, be opened on July 1. The New Mexico Legislature has passed ■ bra to make gambling of all kinds a misdemeanor pun i-baiile by line and Imprisonment or l« th. It pro hlbits private games of bridge in homes where pr zes are given, -nils a ban "n shaking dice tor ili inks. -p. i machines, betting on ball games, borse races u- prize lights, ami forbids rattles and the like at church fairs ,,r lodge social-. Herman It. Duryea. accompanied by Mr- Duryea. left .New V.ork yesterday for France, where Mr. Duryeas large stable of thoarnghbreds is in train lag. This American turfman was iii the foremost rank "f winning owners on, the Preach turf, besides winning the Two Thousand Guineas with Sweeper 11. at Newmarket in 1913. This year lie expects t" do as well, because his ,-i-,j| of three year olds prom ises better than did the yooagsters of ■ year ago.