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SPEEDING UP AT SARATOGA Dream of the Valley and Oceanic Go Five-eighths in 59 2-5. t ; Miss Joy Displays Her Speed and Quality Gnome Is in Fine Condition. r : " : i SARATOGA SPRINGS. N. Y., July 28. Speed was the order of the day at the local track this morning, and a large number of horses were set down for fast work-outs. The course was at its best, and the good time made by many of the thoroughbreds was not the result of hard urging. More horses were out on both the main course and the Oklahoma training track than any previous day. and considerable activity also was noted among the steeplechasers. The host moves of the morning were made by Dream of the Valley and Oceanic, which ran five-eights of a mile together in uO73, and by Miss Joy, which ran three-quarters of a mile in 1:13 with comparative ease. The first two shaded Miss Joys early fractions, but she could have run faster had she been permitted to. She ran the quarter in 22. three-eighths in 34, half in 47 aud five-eighths in 1:00. Gnome came right back this morning and gave further evidence of his return to his best form when he galloped a mile and an eighth in 1:31M;. He ran the first mile 111 1:11 aiuQvas, unexteuded. "fit: Tj. Gerrys horses"trnne "number ot ton came in from Empire City today iu charge of trainer George Odom. The E. F. Whitney string, also embracing ten and including the good two-year-old Second Thoughts, which has been racing on the Canadian circuit, arrived from Windsor this morning. Trainer Will Wallace, who has one section of the Xalapa Farm Stable here, received a consignment of twenty-five yearlings from the Edward F. Simms farm, near Paris, Ky.. this morning. They are intended for the auction sales. Jockey Frank Wilson, who was suspended for one year for insubordination by W. It. Coe, his contract employer, last spring, has been restored to good standing by him. He is engaged in galloping some of the Coe horses here daily. T. P. Hayes, who came here from Windsor to confer with trainer James Kowe regarding the plans for the division of the Harry Payne Whitney stable that ho has at that place, returned to Detroit last night. Hayes will continue to campaign his charges for the time being, but it is understood that they will be sold later in the year. Jockey Frank Keogh. who has been traveling between here aud Empire City several times each week during that meeting, came up last night for his filial stay until after the local racing ends. Judge Harry White was among the arrivals today from Canada. Jockeys L. McAtee aud Clarence Turner joined the riding colony here. Turner is nursing an injured eye. but will be on the job the opening day here. The 00,000 Playfellow attracted more than the usual amount of attention from the large crowd of tourists on hand at the race track this morning. He was sent an easy mile iu 1:43 by trainer S. C. Hildreth. Tom McTaggart returned from New York, when-he made another fruitless visit in quest of a jockeys license. This city has been engulfed by a heat wave f-r several days past, the like of which hss seldom be-.-n known here before.