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1 SARATOGA TURF NOTES $ e Fred Kraft reported that he destroyed the plater Hibala, which was recently fired and blistered. Edward R. Bradley, master of Idle Hour Stock Farm arrived from Chicago and will stay for the meeting. Terry Farley, custodian of the jockeys room, reported that he has ninety-two riders registered. Jockey Battista, who was thrown from Blondish on the opening day, is in a serious condition at the Saratoga hospital. The boy has three broken ribs and the doctors are afraid that his lung may have been punctured. The boy is not permitted visitors. Robert L. Gerry came from Delhi, N. Y., to witness the first part of the meeting. George Odom stated that the Marshall Field yearlings which will be reserved for racing next season are due from Kentucky on Sunday and will be shipped to Belmont Park. At private terms, E. Parsons purchased Chipmunk from R. L. Gerry, and Dr. John Richards purchased Idea from the same establishment. This -leaves the Gerry stable without a representative of the stallion Peanuts in racing for the season. Forty yearlings are at Idle Hour Stock Farm, according to Mose Kossman, agent for the Bradley stable, who arrived from Chicago. S. W. "Dutch" Richards, was an arrival from Rockingham Park in quest of racing material. A race track is for sale, on the installment plan and no one up to the present has evidenced any desire to part with 0,000 for St. Johns Park near Jacksonville, is the tenor of a message from the Florida city. Customers here fought shy of sales talk when the subject was broached. Despite the heavy and muddy condition of the track, horses were permitted to work around the "dogs" during the early morning hours. Carter Bowie and George Parsons arrived and are guests of George H. Bull, of the Saratoga association. Lee Olwell, publisher of the New York Evening Journal, was a clubhouse visitor Friday. Horsemen were notified Friday that the stakes for the autumn meeting at Belmont Park close Saturday, August 5. Word was received from Lexington that Jack Murray, veteran horseman and well known to New York patrons, had died there following a lingering illness. Bold Lover was worked seven furlongs between races by trainer Dick Thompson for owner E. R. Bradley. He moved along smartly in 1:34. The first half was run in :54 and; the isix furlongs in 1:21. Jockey Tony Pascuma was forced to cancel his mount on Eva B. in the Selling Stake Friday due to a sore throat.