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SARATOGA STAKES. The Saratoga Association has raised the value of the Ballston Cup for hunters to ,000 guaranteed, the Beverwyck to ,E00 guaranteed and the Shil-lelah to ,C00 added. A new stake, The Saratoga Champion, for three-year-olds and upward, weight for age, ,C00 added, distance one mile and a quarter, has been instituted. The value of the Saratoga Handicap has been raised to 2,000. The following stakes close Monday, March 9: The Saratoga Handicap, guaranteed value 2,000; Saratoga Cup, ,000 guaranteed and cup valued at I O: Saratoga Champion, ,000 added ; the Cham-I in, ,000 guaranteed; Merchants and Citizens, I VO added; the Delaware, ,0C0 added; Amster I m, ,800 added! Catskill, ,000 added ; Saranac, ,000 guaranteed; Huron, ,000 added; Seneca, m ,000 added , Mohawk, ,CC0 added; The Saratoga T 8pecial, Gold Plate, value ,500; Adirondack, ,000 guarantee ; Kentucky, ,000 added; Albany, ,000 added; Troy, ,000 added. Among the stakes already closed to be run during the coming season are : ThoSpihaway, 4,C00 guaranteed; the Hopeful, 5,CC0 guaranteed; Travers, 0,000 guaranteed; Kenner and Alabama, guaranteed ,000 each; United States Hotel Stakes, 0,000 guaranteed; Grand Union Hotel Stakes, 0,000 guaranteed, and the Flash StakeB, ,0C0 guaranteed.