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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF C. C. Pagans Ducal Crown will not be permitted to start at any of the Vancouver meetings until he shows better behavior at the post. The get of Polymelus, the leading English sire of the current year, have won twenty-one races and over 00,000 from March 14 to July 11. July 13. in London, died Harney Thompson of English and Australian bookmaking fame, and eighty years of age. He was the younger brother and partner of "The Leviathan" odds layer of both countries, Joe Thompson. In other countries owners who should have more taste give young horses silly names. "Look at Her Tail" is the name given to a lilly belonging to .1. de Rothschild, the English breeder and turfman. The public probably will look at the tail. Other horses will not, it is to be hoped. The German Jockey Club has found the trainer Keith guilty of doping a race horse named Palinur, which ran amuck at the Gruncwald meeting July 2. and subsequently easily won. An analysis of the horses saliva proved that cocaine and camphor had been administered. Keith was disqualified from all future race meetings. The Prince of Wales gift Australian jumper Kinlark nearly lost his life in a queer mishap iu England. Kinlark has for some time past been turned out in a four-acre paddock at the princes place in Warwickshire. Whether he was kicked by another horse or frightened in some way. the gelding ran away and sank into a bog. from which he was only extricated when two shire horses were enlisted to pull him out.