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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF E. M Weld ha- -cut ail mares p, the Ellerslie stud iii Virginia to be bred. S. Hush, the colored steeplechase rider, has been l engaged to train the stable of ;. t. Gwutbwey. Admiral Cary I. Orayson. ewaer of Gnouse and I other Kood racers, is reported seriously ill in , Washington. ■ l: Tompkins, the yeteraa steeplechase trainer, ■ has sixteea bones in hi- -table this yeor, including • f ;: ■ tw,. rear olds. Jcckey Frank Keogh was operated on for apnea -| dicitis in Washington recently and is reported to i ! he recovering rapidly. The former crack jumper WeMahip, it is said, will he trained for the 999-mile Aimy Endurance . race, to I,.- rua next fall. Bilward M. W, hi. prominent in Meepieehasinn M circles in the Fast and the owner of a number of good .imnpe.s. has gone abroad for an indefinite stay. Jim Pitsslmmons of the Quincy stable has n- ■ ,aii d his rider. •. M »ej . from southern action 1 and the bey has reported to Pitsdmmoaa in Ken lucky. The g,M„i mure Carpel Sweeper i- being trained 1 for steepleeha-ing .nl will eairv tbe ,-olor- of her owner, ;. K. Tompkius, in races through the field i i hi- v, ar. A witness in the turf fraud cases in England I said that recently when petrol failed to remove the dye from Shining Man subsequent to winning her r race her handlers bought a dozen bottles of penoi Me and that did the trick. Tin- Australasian middle distance champion Gloaming, thought to be a confirmed hleeder, va * -•■nt back io .,v Eealand, when lie won three splints in ten days. Be i- " he fin Her tried and put buck into the besi corn puny. C. B. Irwin has added Short Ktop to his stable !• at Tijuana, securing him by the claiming route In l the same manner C T. Worthingtoa took John i Iloshor from the McDowell string. Vermak wa-. •■ another to change ownership by the same route. Pritchard iV James leading htm away for 1,100.