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NORTH STAR III. IN BEST OF HEALTH. Trainer Jennings Denies Report that Colt Pulled Up Lame — Dates for Eelmont Stakes. Ne-w York. March 23.- -Walter I.. Jennings, who has charge- of A. K. Macombers borsea .it Charleston, in a communication te Daily Racing Form. states that the report that North Star III., hi.s Kentucky Derby candidate, had pulled up lam" in his we-rk is e-rrone-ons. "The horse ha ; never taken a lame step." said Mr. Jennings, "ia doing his work regularly, and is in the best of health." Samuel D. Riddle has commissioned W. H. Kar-riek to buy him a horse- eligible for the- Kentucky Derby. Negotiations are roing OH for the purehastv of Defense or Milkman from J. B. Madden. Defense- has been l ■seed by Mr. Madden from the Sunset Stable. It is understood Mr. Karrick has offered a price on tin- four-year aid Hendrie, for Mr. Riddle. Frank J. Bryan will not officiate at aeeex Dark. Hot Springs, his duties in arranging racing affairs at Filling Rock anil Drookline oe cup., bag all his time. Fallow lug is the schedule for the running off of the stakes at the I.elmont Iark spring meeting: Tuesday. May L9 -Metropolitan Handicap and New-York Steeplechase. Wednesday, May 31 — Toboggan Handicap and Juve nile st ikes. Thursday, May g] The- Hollis Stakes. Friday, June 1— Overnight events. Saturday, -Line 2— The suburban Handicap and the Fashion Stakes. Monday, June 4 — International Steeplechase. Tuesday, June .".—The Bouquet stakes. Wednesday, June- I — The Ladies Btakee. Thursday, June- 7 -Overnight events. Friday. June- s Meadow brook Steeplechase. Saturday. June .Tin- Withers Stakes ami Ama-t.-ur Cup. Monday. June 11 — Overnight events. Tuesday June- 12 The Hnrlcin Stakes. Wednesday, June IS Grand National steeplechase. Thursday, June n Kerne Memorial stakes. Friday, June IS Overnight events. S.iturilay.June 19— The Belmont Couching Club Handicap.