07/06/2006 11:00PM

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Premiership, a multiple stakes winner and sire of Grade 3 winners Laughing Dan and Premier Explosion and numerous other stakes winners, died earlier this summer of a probable heart attack at Ziprick's Thoroughbreds in Manitoba, Canada, according to trade publication reports. An Exclusive Native-Reminiscing horse, he was 26. . . . Reserved seats and clubhouse tables for the opening day of the Del Mar meeting on July 19 are sold out, according to the track's executive vice-president, Craig Fravel. General admission is still available.