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1 1 CANDIDATES FOR THE KINGS PLATE. Toronto. Out.. May 18.— The preparation of the . Kings Plate candidates is proceeding apace. Pearl-Fisher, one of the Waterloo candidates, is still an t absentee from serious work, a recurrence of the foot trouble that incapacitated him last spring being re-aaoaaaBte. ■ This leaves J. E. Seagram three candi dates, the four-year-old Tollendal. which was second I to Shimonese last year, and the three-year-old fillies 1 Jane Shore and Carrie Milner. Jane Shore is a I fast and beautiful filly, but there is a possibility that she may lie reserved for some of the other • stakes in which she is entered. All of the Valley Farm quintet are doing well, but the representatives ; among which the stable hojies to find one to repeat Shimoneses victory will probably come from Parmer. Commola and Whaup. Mr. Seagrams most prominent representative in i this years race for the guineas of the king is not without experience in that field. Last vear he ! raced with Fort Garry the first three eighths in tho 1 Plate course in 35 seconds, and the half mile in 4S . That showed he had speed, hut it was a ruinous pace with such a stayer as Shimonese waiting behind to take advantage of it. Of course, .when the front runners defeated each other she went on to victory, hut Tollendal outstayed all the others and finished second. He came home in the same place in his only other appearance at the races, when he was next to his stable companion. Courtier, in the Breeders Stakes a few days later. The Seagram pair had no difficulty overcoming the opposition in this race, which was composed of Fort Garry and Desert Star. Theatca still a maiden and eligible for the Plate, Tollendal added 00 to his owners account bv the tyvo second moneys in these races. His dam the Emperor mare. Delicia. was added to the Waterloo es-tablisment when with foal to Toddiugton. He has progressed nicelv la his work this spring and is a good enough individual to handle the additional weight burden that is his due on account of his extra year. Trainer Littlefields charges are always sent to the post in condition to show some thing better than has been asked of them in work, and a sterling performance mav lie expected from Tollendal next Tuesday. The good Pat Malloy mare. Pee Weep, winner of the Iroquois Stakes at Saratoga, was one of the favorite mares of the late William Hendrie. and as the dam of Laverock. Kelpie and Flving Plover she added materially to the reputation of the Valley Farm. She is represented iu this years Plate bv Kelpie* brother, the three year-old Whaup. which is not inappropriately named, bv the wav. when one recalls that his name is that of a curlew. His breeding is on strictly Valley Farm lines, bis sire lieing the Futurity winner Martrmas. Whaup is a good-looking colt, with no racing experience, but with all other credentials of a smart Imu-sc. He is much more forward iu condition than was Kelpie . hen this tine mare and distance champion ran unplaced iu the Kings Plate of three vcars ago. won a* the Valley Earm cast-off. Kelvin. Kelpie was not the only good horse, cither, that failed to finish in the money in that sensational race, lor Photographer was sixth.