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NOTES OF THE TURF. .1. W. Colt i- satisfied that Sandhurst will race. Robert II. Wright has leased The Clown from Robert Brown. Jr.. of Baltimore. A. .1. .Toyner has returned from bis vacation and is busy with his horses at Sheepsheatl Bay. ■lack Moat is training twelve horses for W. S. lanshawe. Barren of them are two year olds. Weights for the Benning Handicap are due March 12. They will be assigned by Joseph A. Murphx. At the annual meeting of the Initetl Hunts Racing Association. Perry Belmont was re-elected president. Eenahaii. an apprentice boy. belonging fo the establishment of Tom Healey, has been riding with moderate success in Trinidad this winter. Hani Payne Whitney is at Aiken. S. C. to in spect his string of racers which are being prepared for the l.to7 campaign by John W. Rogers. McGee makes a grand looking stallion. He was recently put on the scales at Edward Corrigans farm in Kentucky and tipped the beam at 1,230 pounds. Dairy Maid, Which has Im-i-ii entered for the Benning Spring Handicap, belongs to J. West, the trainer who won the race last year for Davitl Duuiop with tin- rejuvenated Duke of Kendal Down Memphis way they say that along about the first of May a new turf governing both will be formed in the west: that the American turf As-,, elation and the Western Jockey Club will pass out and that practically every tra.-k in the territory covered by these two organisations will lie controlled by a combine.