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NOTES OF THE TURF. The Sandown .track, all on the rise, is one of the severest in England. Tartar Maid was claimed out of the second race at Aqueduct Monday from A. J. Joyner for ,020 by II. J. Harris. Ihocian Howard of New York will leave in a few days for California, with seven horses, all Keene cast-offs, including Infanta, Sepoy and others. Ben Pope, former trainer for the Bonuiebrook Stable, is attending the races at Pimlico. Pope will train for the Queen City Stable of Toronto next year. Arthur Birch, the English steeplechase jockey whose back was broken in a fall nearly twelve months ago, is still living and his condition shows improvement. Henry Bock, a jockey who has just returned from a trip to Europe, has made arrangements to ride for J. R. .Walker at Los Angeles the coining winter. Walker trains the extensive stable of J. J. Walsh. Jockey .Arthur- Morgan is laid up in St. Pauls Sanitarium at Dallas, Texas, with a fractured collar-bone. When released ho will go to his home in Covington;: Ky., for a .rest before the opening at New Orleans. Jockey Danny Maker rode his one hundredth winner for the season when lie steered Persians to victory in the Montefiore Plate at Gatwiek October 24, and was widely complimented thereon when he returned to scale. Jockey Reed Brooks, whose left leg was broken when he was thrown from his mount in a race at? the Texas Stale Fair last Saturday, will lie able to leave the hospital in a few days, when lie will go to his home in Collinsville, Ind. During the last forty-one years the English Cesarewitch has been won by a tliree-year-old on twenty occasions including the dead heat of Cypria with Red Eyes in 1S93 and by a four-year-old on thirteen including the dead heat referred to. The death is reported from Adelaide, South Australia, of Thomas Barnfield. He was for some time a member of the Adelaide Racing Club Committee, and was one of a syndicate that backed First Water to win 00,000 in the Melbourne Cup. The race was won by Martini Henry, and First Water came second.