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NOTES OF THE TURF. On tin- strength of her showing in Ihe Kentucky Derby. Bronzcwing is a strong favorite for the Kentucky Oaks. J. II. Hume has said his chestnut horse Otogo. 7. by Unas Irksome, by Iroquois, to J. L. Syk.-s. of Boyklas, Va. Commoners Teach, ill Ihe stable of F. J. Pons at Douglas Park, was dnaliwjnl aftur breaking a shoulder while at exercise. Robert Dariea of Toronto is prix-eeding with plans for the building of the race track al his Thorn cliffc Farm for which be holds a charter from the Canadian government. John S. Barbie has purchased the five year old bay mare lrsula Kiiima. by Rroomstick, out of Admittance. She will be retired at once and mated with Peep oDay. Jefferson Livingston, who was among the notables who saw the running of tin Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs Saturday, is in Chicago lor a few days and will shortly go hark to Louisville to see some ol his horses race. The yearlings knocked down to T. Hodge at the Keene partnership sale at Lexington last week were purchased for the si count of George Wiugtiohl. proprietor of the Nevada Stock Farm. Reno, Nee. They have been shipped to Reno. Schuyler L. Parsons, president of the Coney Island Jockey Club, which owns the Sheepshead Bay race track, denies that the propert] has been sold, but says that a deal is pending. The plop erly. which contains 4: o acres, is assessed al ,582,170, Twenty -Bee entries, the largest recorded in the history of the event, have been received for the Hempstead Open Steeplechase, which will feature the second days racing of the annual two days meetng to be held by the United Hunts Racing Association at Belmont Park Terminal. May 1:;. Owing to the recent death of her mother. Mrs. Payee Whitney has turned the racing of her stable ..ver to Harry Payne Whitney. Among the horses owned by Mrs. Whitney an- Maroelliuus. a foreign importation, for which Mrs. Whitney, a short time ami. paid 0,000. Other prominent ones are Cherry Malotte, Taadstickor, Web Carter. Virile and Ballet. Harry Payne Whitney entertained one of the largest sporting parties on record when, on Saturday. In assumed the part of hmd to the Meadow Brook Steeplechase Association and the friends of racing generally. His beautiful grounds and well equipped course at Wlnatley Hills weiv thrown wide o|»eii ami amid I lie most delight ful surroundings nearly o.OOO persons watched Ire Well contested races.