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NOTES OF THE TURF. The three Hlldretli horses, Uncle, Montgomery and Mcellek, which have been laid on the shelf for soiik time, are reported to lie doing well. Meelicl; is now receiving work on the Inside track. Jock-y J. Brooks, who is how riding at New Orleans, voile with cousiilerable succcga the : Texas circuit last fall and as he can easily make ninety-three pounds, should prove a welcome addition to the lightweight division of riders. James T. C. Murphy, St. Louis, Mo., desires Information regarding his son John - Elmer Murphy, sometimes called "Mike" or "Joseph" Murphy and supposed to be working for some stable. Information as to. the lads location sent to his father or to this ollice. will he appreciated. The only horse John Lowe, who is training the Hildreth yearlings, now owns is the two-year-old Wap. He traded Transmute for the colt and sold Lurctta to H. G. Bedwell. Luretta has about recovered from lameness caused by a bad knee and will soon be sent to the post by her new owner. The sire Islington, which was brought to this country a number of years ago and sired Kinley Mack and several other good ones before being sent back to England, from whence he was again brought back to this country, is now at the head of Blue Ridge Stud in Virginia, where II. T. Oxnard Las some choice yearlings by him. The best of them perhaps are those out of the marcs Price Andrisa, Dimple, Mild of Promise, Castalia, Gatiou Belle, Bottle- Bramble, Wealth, Miss Laude-nian, Futurita and Marjoram.