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f 1 CONEY ISLAND TURF NOTES S : : S According to word received from J. C. Ellis, president and general manager of the Dade Park Jockey Club, which opens a twenty-five day meeting at that western Kentucky track Saturday, August 12, the track proper is in the best condition in several years. Mr. Ellis reports that there are nearly 200 horses there awaiting the opening of the meeting and that many of them have been seer, in fast and important trials. Fred Burton, who was at Coney Island Friday afternoon, leaves for Dade Park Sunday and will open the secretarys office Monday morning for the registration of horses. He also reported that E. Katzer has transferred his stable from Latonia to Dade Park. Howard Stearns acquired the two-year-old Third Alarm from D. B. Midkiff and, with several others, will be campaigned at Dade Park by Stearns. - The management of the Cincinnati Jockey Club announced Friday afternoon that, starting Monday, the "Daily Double" would be used on the second and third races, instead of the first and second races, as previously announced. H. H. Battle has arranged to transfer the F. L. B. Stable to Dade Park the first, of the week. Jockey George South, the leading rider at Latonia and among the leaders here, will accompany the stable. Apprentice E. Prather arrived from Kansas City and his engagements will be made by William Sutherland. Vic Gallo wired George Reed, track superintendent, that he was shipping four horses from Riverside Park. Before departing for Dade Park C. W. Moore turned over the four-year-old Essential to Dr. Riddle to train. Dr. Kirby Ramsey shipped the horses he is training to the western Kentucky track in the same car.