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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF. W. L. Oliver has bought full interest in his namesake. Hilly Oliver, four-year-old brown gelding by Out of Reach — Jly Eleanor, from the estate of his late partner. George Roesch. Mrs. Hiiiry A. Itorhart. the wife of it well-kneiwn New York attorni-y. will shortly purchase •BW ral thoroughbreds anil, launch a racing establishment of her own this season, it la said. It is said that the rigiel quarantine at El 1aso. which precipitated the- dose of the- Juarez meeting, was pat into effect following the- death from typhus, of Dr. W. C. Kluttz, city health officer of El Iaso. Charles Scribner has bought Incas Chief, by Ben Stream- Passion Flower. Incas Chief will bo established at Mr. Scribners farm at Far Hill, X. J., for the purpose of breeding hunters and saddle horses. Morton Do Witt Bamberger, :t well-known amateur rider of New Jersey, who has raced some of his own horse.-; at hunt ni-i-ts. his gone to Fiance, where he will become a inemlx-r af the ft BM rlf IB ainbiilaii e- corps. A. B. Hancocks latest pin-has- in England, the yearling gray filly C ilimint . is by Spearmint Iaurdina a good winner, by William the- Third, second d.-.m Grey Lady, ley Grey Leg, third dam Vampire dam of niyhag fox, by Galepia. in addition to tin- English juniver. soon to arrive in this country. Al J. Davis has perches -d from Lathrofi Brawn tin- six-year-old gelding Baltimore, by Me-t.ee- Beltbaere Kclle, which will be a competitor ia some of the steeplechases tit Havre de Grac • and Phalli o. They still time running as well as trotting races in Australia by quarter seconds, .-nil th-- three-quarters record of l:12w has recently been equalled by I.al.trang at the Sandwich Sydney coarse, Tie- mile record for Australia, 1:37::4, was also nude -hi the Haadwiek track. In view of the recent number of importations intei this country, it is not surprising that the British Bloodstock Ageacj coatempiatca establishing a permanent office in New York. The agency says that thirty two-year dds, fifteen three-year-olds and si-ve-n older horses will be shipped to America about the micelle eif March. The c liirf s.-eretary. after bearing the protests of other labor members against tlte curtailment of the racing dates, promised to bring tin- matter before the- cabinet again; but what it would do was anoteer thing. New tiiat the betting tax is in full operation, a few extra meetings would bring in a tidy sum t-i tin- state exchequer. — Rydaey Referee. Two wins in a day at a fairly important niei-ting is unusual for any hors--. but Konian not only recorded that feat at the Hobart T. c. December meeting, but the races we-re disposed of in succession, on- betas at three-qaartera aad th-- ether at five and a half furlongs. For the longer race the re were si starters, and for the other seven. Esatan is a gelding by Friar Tuck. John S. Poii-bee. ,h-i. - Hei-it Stud, has leased to L. C. Sloan, of New Ko-toit. Hi., the- young Bock Bead stallion. Black Ptae, for the season of UM7. Black Kim- was fooled oi tPlQ by the snare Black Poplar ia winner aad dam of Buck Owl by the Two Thousand Guineas u inner, ietronel. son of the great Musket. Black Ptae wafl a winner ill this country in 1913 .tad 1916. It rarely happens that a jockey, after entering a protest ag. litis. the winner, not only has his objection dismissed, bat receives six months dis-qaalifiratioa for foul riding. That was the ex-nerieaw eif k. Herbert, tin- Canadian rider, in Australia lately, it turning out that Herbert hail it-ed his whip on another rider on account of alleged interfere-in e-. A. Kesse-lnian. who is a newcomer to the turf this season, bought two youngsters now two year-olds :.t the sab- of Grant Hugh Krownes Imparted then ...i.l bceda at 00 each They tire- Declaration, a brown filly by Declare Ye lotto, and GoMea Soldier. a bay colt by Bsaforth Goldea Heart. These yseeej thoroughbreds looked rather undersized at the sale. but they have been steaded at Gnuosend in charge of Joe Williams, w ho seems to have beeu successful in leveionins thc-in.