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NOTES OF THE TURF. W. G. Yanfce will ship his stable of fourteen horses to Juarez for the winter campaign. Gen. Leonard A. Wood, U. S. A., was a guest at the- Piping Rock Racing Associations track Saturday. George B. Moreland. owner of Just Red, may ship his stable to Juarez at the close of the Churchill Downs meeting, as he has been in ill-health and thinks the change will be beneficial to him. George J. Long has acquired a three-year contract on the services of the apprentice rider, S. B. Ott, a grandson of the noted Sam Bryant, who won tho first Futurity with Proctor Knott. Young Ott is regarded as a promising jockey prospect. Business interests demanding his presence at Baltimore, starter Edward Tribe is on his way east from Vancouver, where he has served as starter during the long meeting still going on. He left his brother William to finish the meeting as starter. The supplement of the English General Stud Book gives return far 5504 mares during 1013. Of these 1002 produced colt foals, and there were 1578 fillies, but there were also 1250 barren. In nddltlon. 124 mares slipped their foals, 192 were not covered the previous season, and 215 had died, while 102 were exported. Racing folk who enjoyed the acquaintance of Edward I. Wolfe, who tornierly represented one of the San Francisco districts in the California senate, will be Interested to learn that he has just been reinstated in his old seat as the result of an election at which the man who defeated him some two years ago, was recalled. It is reimrted from New Orleans that the committee in charge of the proposed winter meeting in that citv has arranged to have the racing take plaee at the fair grounds, the Crescent City .Tockey Club having donated the course for tho first seasons racing free of charge. An effort is being made to obtain the services of J. H. Rees as presiding judge. It has been announced that Matthew Feakes will retire ufter the close of racing in the oast, and will go back to England for a long rest. Feakes tnany, raanv years ago was a jockey. He rode the great Parole in the Irlllanl colors more than 30 years ago. Of late years be has been trainer for Sirs. L. A. Livingston, into whose possession Mr. IrllI.ird.i Itancocas stud passed at his death. W. E. Phillips will go to Juarez for the winter. His stable will Include among others five English Liu! venrlings, the product of his stud in Illinois. They include colts out of Diulla. Explicit and Fu mela. and lillies out of P.essle Welles and Lullff. Mr. Phillips has in mind the eventual transfer of Eugllsh Lad to Kentucky, in order that the horse iiinv be given u better chance iu the stud thau he now has.