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NOTES OF THE TURF. E. L. Kripp. who was ruled off during the recent Vancouver meeting, has been restored to good standing. There will be a big shipment of horses from Victoria, B. C. to Juarez at the close of the meeting now going on at the former place. The veteran Bill Mayhani. now 15 years old. raced three times iu the far west last month. He Is the oldest thoroughbred in training in America and has seemingly aliout reached the end of his string, as he ran unplaced in all three of his starts. According to roiKirt. J. T. Weavers good filly. G-owell, is through with racing for the remainder of the season. Her Injury is said to be of a graver nature than was at first supposed, and she will likely be turned out until spring to enable her to recover fully. G. R. Tompkins received the cup that went to the winner of the Ilcndric Steeplechase at Toronto last Saturday from the hands of Lieutenant-Governor Sir John Gibson, and jockey Kermath. who rode the winner, was presented with a beautiful crystal scarf pin picturing a steeplechaser in the kings colors. A shipment of horses that has reached Laurel from Vancouver was made up of the strings of W. C. Weant. J. Randolph, E. II. Short and It. V. Haymaker. Among the horses are Orbicular. Bob Lynch. Princess Industry, Uncle Jimmie Gray. Tilford Thomas, StelclilT, Auto -Maid, Melts. J. II. Reed. Semi-quaver, Bat Masterson and Dangerous March. Arthur B. Hancock has shipped from Lexington to his Ellerslie Stud Farm, near Charlottesville. Va.. the thoroughbred mares. Little Em, Meddling Mary. Follie Lew, Please and Sumptuous. The last-named three are in foal to Celt. Little Em and Meddling Mary have foals at foot. The former was mated witli Ballot and the latter to Waterboy this season. They will all be mated with Celt next spring. The biggest crowd ever seen at the races at Victoria, B. C. was present on September 25, the attendance being estimated in excess of 10,000. The mayor of the city had declared a half holiday and the" accommodations of the track proved so inadequate that the spectators, unable to find room elsewhere, were packed in a solid mass ten deep from the entrance to the rraudstaud to the quarter post on the baokstrctch. Harry Kites lias arrived at Laurel from Montreal with Ids racing string of eight horses. Other arrivals at Laurel from Canada include Mike Daly with eight horses, among them being Herbert Turner, Sand Hog and Sal Volatile: K Minter with Clem Beachey: J. J. McCauley with Chilton Queen; Harry Shannon Willi Veneta Stronie, Joe Guitens. Mauheinier and The Gardener; J. I. Jones with Henry Hutchison; C. Keed with Lord. Wells and Fasces, and D. A. Brollier with Hurcourt.