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. 1 . NOTES OF THE TURF. Jockey Buchanan is in receipt of a letter from jockey A. Songer, who for several years has been riding in France, but has returned and is now in Buffalo. He expects to ride there and on the Now York tracks and will go to San Francisco for the winter. Of the American riders in France he says that Rigby has recently been suspended for two months, while A. Mclntyre has had his license revoked.. " - , The following horses in training, the property of H. T. Griffin, C. R. Ellison, W. Griffin, J. Arthur, H. C. Riddle and F. Phillips, will be Eold in the Harlem paddock at 12:30 p. m. next Saturday: Lady Grafter, Nightfall, Jove, Florestan, Jackfnll, Queen of Dixiana, Senator Morrison, Dr. Worth, Little Daisy, Boomerack, Quincy, Lady Chorister, George Whitney and Alfred C. A dispatch of last evening stated that starter Fitzgerald is at the point of death, with no chance of escape. But a short time ago he was reported to to be on the road to recovery from an attack of typhoid. He suffered a relapse, however, and his physicians gave up hope yesterday. Inquirer, Chicago. Flying Buttress having been sold to M. J. Cavanagh prior to the race and Dixie-line scratched, there was no R. T. Wilson Jr. entry in the second race at Sheepshead Bay Tuesday and money wagered on the entry is to be returned. Subscriber, Chicago. The American Derby was won by Robert Waddell, a horso bred in the east and owned by an eastern turfman, consequently emphatically an eastern horse. M. A. P. and others, Chicago. When a race is split it constitutes a new engagement and wagers made prior to the split are void. Baldock, Birmingham, Mich. Red Robe was "out" to show. J. C, Chicago. Ed Adack was 3 to 1 post betting.