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KENTUCKY TURF NOTES e LOFLSV1LLE, Ky, April 11. Ceo. V. Barnes has sold the plater Ray Jr. to William Frazer on private terms. The horse will be raced on the Ohio circuit. Theo B, Mueller, well known sportsman and breeder, reports that he has three fine looking sucklings at his Shady Brook Farm near this city. They are a chestnut filly, by Midway — Rolled iold : bay colt, by Omend— May Morn, and a black filly by Omend — Margaret K. Hope. The mare Bab is due shortly to drop a foal by Hilarious. And it will be the last get of that stallion which died last fall. The. French stallion Sarmatian. son of Sar-rtanapale, which .Mr. Mueller acquired at Lex-itigton last fall, has been bred to nine mares belonging to Mr. Mueller. The latter has hopes of Sariiiutian becoming a most successful sire. Christian County breeders are partial to the chances of Willie K.. the Donnacona — Rogue colt, which is now in Maryland, to annex the Kentucky Derby and have backed him at odds of around 50 to 1 in the winter books. Willie K. was bred by Rodman Meacliam, of I li|ikinsville. As a two-year-old he w.n a number of races for William Keating af New York". His owner has entered him in l.oth the Ireakness and Derby. It is Mr. Keatings intention to start Willie K. in the Ileaki.css May :•. and if his showing justifies it, to ship him immediately to the I owns to run in the Derhy the following Saturday. Willie- K. beat Sarazeti last year, when he finished two heads hack of 1ilister and Kackbone in the Bryson Memorial Handicap at a ■lit at Howie. Col. Phil Chit. ti, who purchased Donnacona. the sire of Willie K., for $:19.000 at public auction last winter, and had that stallion transferred to Fayette County, has options on several promising yearlings now In Christian County, lie paid a fancy price for one hy Donnacona Hilda, a full brother of The Heathen which was shipped from lopkinsville to the Chinn farm Saturday.