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HICKORY IS A BIG THREE-YEAR-OLD. Hayman to Race on Northern Circuit — Beacon Light to Remain in the East. New York. May 24 Rickety, the hay colt l y Ren Slmme The [lumber, which made his first •tart of Mis ,:ir anil soared his fust lirackels by heating Grimaldi » head In the closing nee al Gravesend Mender, is the biggest three-year-old in training hereabouts and possibly in all of the couutry. He stands i « i — ; i shade nnder seventeen hands and weighs amend 1J20O. II !- a lull brother t Ha Ken la Rnreh. Belle St ami Cberwell aed was bred by Major I". .1. Carson al Dlxlana farm. Herman R. Dnryea peld 83.000 for hina at the sim-mer yearling sales al Sheepahcad Ray in 190G ami after he was tried out that fall Mr. Dnryea thought so will of him that he nominated him for the Derby, which is p. be inn al Enema Downa In Bngbmd Wednesday week. ii may have been dee !o his gtxe ,,., i growth, bui Hickory 1 i *l not rail- mi to expectations aa i two-year-old the oniv money he parned was S680 foi his third to Ballot ami Okenite in the Matron Stakes at Bel-miiit Park last October. I!" bad been unplaced in his other seven races. Already the cross-country shams are utter Hickory, bnl Mr. Dnryea has de eMed li bold on to him for i while, lie belierea thai he will % i 1 1 ii .r a distance of ground ami in iiiis be is supported by trainer John Hoggin*, thongh the latter nra the big fellow his grown .-. bray in 1 is work that it is all guess work as to « hat lie w ill do in racing. Maurice Hayman baa decided to race a string of thirty borne* at Toronto. Montreal ami Buffalo. The Inability of the yomtester* John Lowe ami Soger Minion an1 training for him to win in these parts is responsible ror his decision. He will recruit tho northern string from the two divisions of the stable, and Mlntou will tike it north with .To,- Harman n - manager. Maurice expects to go north himself after a little while. The horses believed to hi- tin- besi will remain here nnder the management ..r Lowe. The horses that stand the ■train hi-st will race in lugusl :it Saratoga. Rng-lander, tho youns Jockey who broke a collarbone al Aqueduct a month ago. will go with Mlnton. Bng- lander i- Just strong ,■ gh to into again and nay men believes sinning a fen races on the northern circuit will ret •• his confidence. A! Buffalo some of tlm hoi is will probably ho sold. John Boden secretary of the Montreal locker Club, was at " ;r i . .i!iii rcsterday with the welcome nows thai James Carruthera has entirely re revered bis besRh. Preparation for Ibe Montreal meeting. Mr Boden says, i- progressing famously ami there is every Indication that the opening session ii the new track will convince the citizens of the Canadian metropolis that racing is the | eel of outdoor sports. Jack McOinnla has decided to solid his live. vcai old Star Ruby, gelding Buttling to Montreal for the Dominion Handicap, the big ran- of the opening day. June 4. Beacon Light, which nn famed second to Super man in the Brooklyn Handicap, will not ge beck West to ran-. Me will remain here in the stahlo of Thomas Ylsh. The Star Shooi coll came out of the Brooklyn in line condition. He ahonld lake np couslderably more weigh I thai he shouldered in tlm Brooklyn and heat horses ol -.oil Class. For some time to eeaae, boo/ever, be mnsl do his running in overnight races. He has no slake dales ;it either Gravesend or Behntont Park. Beacon Light is a colt of high Bpeed ami he showed great courage in tho Brooklyn. II. ran away from many i f the Hf posed eastern stars ami stood a long, hard drive through the homestretch. His ran- demonstrates that star Shoot can tel stamina as will as speed. Charles Hughes, acting for II. M. Kiegler, has --old thin- two .-car olds to John T. Miiir. They are Ruddigore. .. ebestnnl coll i Pirate of Penzance Pirsi I inn: Polar Star, a black coil by Star SI" ..I Ravenna, and Bohhia Round, i bey coll hy So cerer— Whirlwind. Ruddigore i- a full brother to Firs! Pirate and MoIUe Donohne. Polar Star is a half-brother to Misnomer, llis dam Is a daughter oi Bene Orr, which is a daughter of old Prenchh-Shy. Bobbin Aromnl is a half-brother to Hurricane and Plunderer. I.at Mastersou, the good three-year-old in the M. I Schwarta string, is on tin- sick li-. He lias been thrown out of training temporarily ami may not be read for some of his early engagements. V. II. Karrtck. who was - rioosb :.! with pnen monia, has recovered his heeUh and resumed his dntles as trainer of tin- horses in the Oueck Stable string.