09/14/2006 11:00PM

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The Ad Hoc Committee on the Future of Racing met for four hours on Friday to consider the proposals submitted by four entities - Capital Party Play, Excelsior Racing Associates, Empire Racing Associates, and the New York Racing Association - seeking the franchise to operate Aqueduct, Belmont, and Saratoga. . . . Pforperfectspistol ran his record to 5 for 5 on Friday, winning the $50,000 Honey Jay Stakes at Thistledown by a half-length. Pforperfectspistol ($9.60), trained by Jeff Radosevich and ridden by Scott Spieth, ran the six furlongs in 1:11.16. . . . Unleash the Power set a track record at Turfway Park on Thursday, running 5 1/2 furlongs in 1:04.44. That was 0.02 of a second faster than the old mark.