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1 THISTLE DOWN TURF NOTES : $ Racing secretary Eugene Bury distributed the second issue of the condition books for Thistle Down. They cover a period of ten days, to August 21. Charlie Baldwin, well known Lancaster, Ohio, broker, arrived here for the races. P. O. Anderson shipped his two horses to Coney Island. Dick Scoville left with two horses for the same point which belong to Ernie Schipp. Application blanks for stable room for the Fairmount Park meeting, which opens September 2, were received by Cliff Abbo, who is distributing them to local horsemen. Richard Leigh is on the grounds at St. Louis looking after reservations from that point. Word was received here from general manager Robert S. Eddy, who is now at Fairmount making preparations for the coming meeting, that St. Louis race fans are highly enthusiastic over the impending meeting and he looks for a great season. E. T. Moore and J. Cowley were additions to the jockey colony.