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NOTES OF THE TURF. J. C. Ferris, who lias been racing in British Columbia, has sold Zulu to J. O. Throll, Rimlfax to F. Bouglisman and Repose to G. K. Allen at private sale. The Tasmanian Racing Clnb does not believe in jockeys lacking condition when they turn up to ride races and has ordered that they must ride in work at least three times a week. Tha American Rock Sand stallion. Sands of the Orient, is being well patronized by breeders in Australia this season. He lias furnished considerably since he reached Australia. The six-year-old thoroughbred stallion, Aylmcr, by Rryn Mawr Thistledown, by Eothen, is going to Austria for stud purposes. He has been sold by J. O. Keene to Isador Sehlessinger, of Vienna. At a recent sale of horses iu training at Victoria,. I!. C, the following transactions were recorded: Tahoe, J. A. Bonniefeld. ,200: Balcliff. W. Ilawke, 1913.sh00: C. W. Kennon, W. Hawke, 95; Fort Johnson, A. E. .Morgan, 75; Bredwell, A. Neal, 10. At a conference of racing clubs in Adelaide, Australia, it was decided to call for applications for a chairman of stipendiary stewards, the salary to he $.",000 per annum, and he will lie expected to devote his whole time to such duties. Two other stewards are also to be appointed, and they will each receive ,000 per annum. The Duke of York Stakes, one of the leading events of English fall racing, was run at Kempton Park last Saturday and was won by E. Dresdens undefeated three-year-old bay colt, Florist, by Flori-zel II. I.adytown. carrying 115 pounds; It. Swan-wicks four-year-old chestnut filly. Equanimity, by Bachelors Button Golden Dawn, 104 pounds, was second, and R. Dawsons three-year-old brown filly, Oselle. by Aquascutum Money Down, 100 pounds, was thinl.