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TIMELY GOSSIP FROM BLUE GRASS LAND. Lexington, Ky., December 4. — Nine thoroughbred mares and one weanling, knocked down to Col. Milton Young at the sale here this week, were bought for his friend John B. Gorham. a prominent farmer who has about 1,000 acres of land near Lexington, and who intends to enter the ranks of breeders of the thoroughbred on a more extensive scale. The Gorham mares are Ava, Merrily. Trustworthy. Gracelle, Polly Lee, Sebastiana. Jungfrau, Wood-niteh and Lisp and the weanling is a bay colt by Bannockburn — Lisp. Royal II.. and Sanwood. the property of Jefferson Livingston, which has been running out at W. S. Paynes farm, were shipped this week to trainer Herman Brandt at Louisville. David M. Look of Hew York, has purchased from C. M. Corbin the yearling chestnut colt by Eyebrow — Lulie Corbin by Singleton. The purchase was made for an eastern friend named Williams. James Fitzsimmous, trainer for James F. Johnson, is here looking for racing material, as is also J. U. Strode. James MacManus and wife stopped off here today en route to New Orleans, to have a look at their mares at John S. Barbees farm. Theodore Cook arrived today from New York and has gone to Amos Turneys home in Bourbon County to spend a day or two. The Kentucky Association lias made application to the Kentucky State Racing Commission for thirteen days, lieginning April 27 anil ending May 11. for its 1916 spring meeting. Secretary G. D. Wilson today said he expects the commission may hold a meeting during the coming week to allot dates. Chairman J. X. Camden is expected home from New York by Monday. Seven horses belonging to J. C. Yeager and in charge of Bob Campbell were shipped from here today for New Orleans. In the car also were William Woodards Disillusion, Luke Le Blonds yearling, R. Colson, Mattie C. and A. B. Lowwes Miss Thorpe.