06/09/2006 12:00AM

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Robert Kibbey, the director of security at Tampa Bay Downs, died Monday at age 76 in his Oldsmar, Fla., home after a short illness. Kibbey, who previously had been a longtime agent for the Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau, is survived by his wife, Karen; two sons, Robert Kibbey Jr. and Richard Kibbey; two daughters, Teri Firek and Kriste Etue; and his stepchildren, Kristy Ferris, Darron Partee, and Michael Partee. . . . Walter J. Roberts, who was a trainer at Thistledown for many years, died Wednesday. Roberts was was 89.