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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF. The eight-year-old Zim seems to have regained the form that made him one of the good handicap horses in Canada a few years ago. His three-quarters in 1:11%, without being pressed, speaks foi itself. An uimsual incident occurred at New Orleans Tuesday when Costumer and The Masquerader finished see ond and third respectively in the second rac of the day. the unusual feature of it being that both horses are by the same sire and dam, Costumer being four years old, while The Masquerader is a year older. J. O. K lie is kicking about the two per cent hy that was made against the entire cargo of the Minnehaha, including his thirty-two thoroughbreds, which ca*ne over on the boat. Keene cant exactly sec why the cargo should have to pay for the accident that happened to the boat, when it collided with another steamer, causing it to put back into the English port, and necessitating the many days delay that proved so disastrous to the big shipment af thoroughbreds. Hamby Shore, the Ottawa hoi key player, let tiainer James Hicks take his mare Vivian S. from the Devonshire meeting last fall on the understanding that Hicks would race her at Havana, pay all » xjienses and turn over a share of her winnings to her owner. Instead of Havana. Hicks went to New Orh ans. and now Shore learns that Hicks I dd the mare to Mrs. Wi.kham. While an inquiry is going on Vivian S. is debarred from starting and is not in condition to run anyway, having pulled up lame after her last race. — Toronto Globe.