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1 CONEY ISLAND TURF NOTES S : and Jockey W. Barr accepted his first mount of the meeting today. J. V. Smith, a New York City youth, who is under contract to W. V. Dwyer, was licensed and expects to be in colors next week. Albert Dunne brought Brimfield from Chicago and F. Perry unloaded Bonnet and Constance Ann, which he is training for the Lake Wood stable. They came from Thistle Down. F. D. McElroy arrived from Fort Worth, Texas, and expects to acquire several horses. He reports that extensive improvements at Arlington Downs are under way and that a twenty-one day meeting, ending on Armis- tice Day, November 11, is being arranged by W. T. Waggoner and Sons. The second issue of the condition books, comprising six days, was distributed among the horsemen today. Although the books call for eight races, there will be only seven races daily starting Monday. The management decided on the change after the books were in the hands of the printer. The minimum purse is 00, with an 00 daily feature. On Wednesday and Saturday there will also be a ,000 handicap. Heinie Neusteter is a visitor from Canada. Walter Miller, leading jockey a quarter of a century ago, is a visitor.