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NOTES OF THE TURF. Starter Edward Tribe is spending the winter on his farm in Maryland. A dispute between Slelbourne, Australia, race clubs and farriers lias been settled. The farriers agreed to register upon the terms set forth by the clubs. Pan Zareta was timed separately in 1:10 hi the special race in which Iron Siask set a new American record of 1:09 for three-quarters of a mile at Juarez last Sunday. The takings of the gate at Chantilly and Long-eliainps, in France, during last years Hat racing season amounted to CS,000 against 93,375 in 1912. 79,725 in Bill, and 47,095 in 1910. The contract that jockev .7. Loftus has signed with J. E. Widener, of Philadelphia, to go to France to ride, calls for him to be in Paris April 5. His engagement at Juarez with Jefferson Livingstons stable expires at the close of the present meeting. Loftus -will be asked by Sir. Widener to ride at 115 pounds and over, a condition which will he will be able to till with comparatively little reducing. In looking over the list of stallions advertised for service in England next year I could not help noting that, for the first time, Carbine is missing from the AVellieck lot. Last year William the Third St. Serf. Primer and Carbine were at the service of breeders, the latter at a fee of 40, but though the other three are again1 advertised. Australias old Champion lias dropped out. This, presumably, means that Carbines owner regards his days or stud usefulness as practically over. He may possibly be given two or Hire? of the Duke of Portland mares, but there is evidently no intention of taking any from outside, hough, for hat. matter. I do not suppose there would now be anxiety on the part of any breeder to send anything to him. Carbine, now twenty-eight years old, did his first English stud season in 1800 at a fee of ,O00. and never got beyond that ligure. Pilot in Sydney Referee. In Slelbourne. Australia, recently, a well known lKokniaker, S. Green, was found guilty of having offended against the law by having used "a public place." to wit. Box 541, at the General Post ollice, for the purpose of betting, and was lined 50. The magistrate contended that as defendant indicated to persons wishing to bet lie could be communicated witli by sending letters to the box mentioned, lie consequently committed an offense under the act. For purposes of appeal a stay of execution for fourteen days was granted. Fred Taral lias left New York to return to Hamburg. The noted American horseman will handle a stable of thirty-six horses for Weinberg Bros, this year. He scored a big success last season, many events of importance having been won by the horses he had in charge. Willie Shaw, one of the most popular jockeys that left America to ride abroad, lias been engaged to ride the Weinberg horses. Shaw, who is now visiting his parents in Oklahoma, will leave next month for Hoppegarten. Germany, where the racing establishment for which lie rides, is located.