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• CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF. E. T. Colton is out of racing, for the present, having sold Hauovia to P. M. Civill. Dengro to J. F. Jaffney and Big Dipper to J. Jicen. Stable room at Bowie is mi a premium already and there will lie a big overflow, s. C. Ilildreth. August Belmonts trainer, has put in aa application for eighteen stalls. Horses passing into new ownerships in the closing days of the Latonia meeting were Ava Trovato BBi Archery lo J. 1. Strode. Othello to J. Living ston and Cliff .Stream to K. J. Austin. J. II. Baker bought Irish Oentleman from T. II. Mead about 1 p. m. Wednesday for iSstK. taaa bet hB10 on him in the mutuels. which transaction netted him $,-i2S. This, with the purse won. p-.id for the horse and a profit of "S in addition. C. E. Howards two year-old bay colt Ferox bv Willonyx — Fayre won the Criterion Stakes tor two-year olds at Newmarket last Tuesdav. Flaming Fire was second and Figaro third. Ferox was at 20 to 1 in the betting and is the first of the progeny of Willonyx lo score in an important race. The Cesarewitch of this year was run in the wonderfully fast time, for two miles and a quarter, or ."1:47. This cuts the English record down four and a tilth seconds ami is two and a fifth seconds faster than the American record of ."!:-|!»: made by Ethelhert at Brighton Beach. August 4,"l9O0. At the annual meeting of the shareholders of the Connaught Park Jockey Club, at Ottawa last Tuesday, the most important transaction was the de-cison to install pari-mutuel machines of the Hach-meister type for next year. The present pavillion will be altered so as to adapt it to the iron men. This decision of the Connaught Park directors means the passing of the bookmakers from all the mile tracks in Canada. At I.atonia a day or two ago trainer Brandt put a saddle on a sister to Chalmers for the first time and if she goes well in training she will be mimed for nearlv every big stake race for two-voar-olds in the country. The youngster iu question is a chestnut filly by Peter Quince— Lady Hope. Jefferson Livingston purchased her not only on her hreodin" bat on her looks as well. Mr. Livingston will "enter six of his English bred colts for the 1010 Derbys •a the Kentucky tracks.