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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF. Bracelet is coasbjrnd the smartest two-year-old filly racing at New Orleans. She is a slow starter, but finishes with .1 terrific burst of speed. E. C. Crockett, better known as "Tin Soldier." 1 who baa been training race horses for year-- 1-dying at a New Orleans hospital He was taken, suddenly ill and his condition has rapidly grown worse. He trains for several owners and" has al Waya been quite successful with his horses. j J. L. 1 Muddy Shannon, of St. Louis. : rrivod yes. terday for his auni.al visit to this city. Shannon has his family with him. and he never fails to come to the Crescent City each winter. He reports that the bill in the Mis.ouri legislature intended to te store the sport in that state has an excellent ehaaca to pass. — New Orleans Times-Picayune. The Columbia Stable at New Orleans seems to be in a bad luck streak, not with its horses but with the men connected with it. E. Cook, who is interested in this stable and who formerly raced the good mure ltatina, is seriously ill und fears are entertained for his recovery, while W. A. Uurttschell, its trainer, also is ill. Iturttsclu lls condition, baa -ever, is not serious. While he is ill Jimmy Johnson is looking after the horses.