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NOTES OF THE TURF. The Grand Steeplechase de Paris, four and a half miles, value 0,000, rim over Hie Anient! track in train-.- last Sunday, was won by .lames lien rs chest unt borse. Lord Lorla, I to I. Sydney Plains hay onit. Clttia*. 24 to I. was second, and I. Prates Miitean II.. 27 to I third. Lord Loris u a-ily b.v three lengths. President Polncare and manv of the diplomatic io:ps were present. am i f. i McDowell paid ,150 rot Hie ebeal mil coll by Watercress Carl v.. a, the Haggin i ale of yearlings si Sbeejishead Lav. Monday. Oscar I eu i-i.hu. who h.nl purchased several yearlings for Ibe I :il u I IVik Stable, asked him to nut .i price oa Ha Mar of the sale, no that there is a chance thai he may change hand- be f n being raced. The yearling in question is ■ brother to Water . pearl, a high class stake w inner. John R. Iel. of furl Washington, Pa., who owns the good steeplechase icrs,. Highbrldge, has ; neon shmad since January, bul is ■ .pe.-ted home • sbtartly. Mr. r fl Is friendlj with amny of the iioblliiy and leading horse owner In England, and It is for thai reaaon be was so anxious to have his colors ibowa In the Grand Natioaal Steeirieebase. His tralmr. .Linns b Pray lag. Who handled the J borse at Sewmarkel la all of his Knglish engage no n|s till has him in eharge. More than likel] Mr. Fell will be in the market for jumpers, an his , return.