01/15/2002 12:00AM

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Lane's End Farm announced Tuesday that the planned dispersal of Stephen and Tomisue Hilbert's bloodstock at Fasig-Tipton's Feb. 11 mixed sale in Lexington, Ky., has been canceled "due to unforeseen timing complications." The sale would have sent 25 horses, including Grade 1-winning millionaire and young stallion Stephen Got Even, to the February auction through a Lane's End consignment. . . . Andrasch Starke, Germany's leading jockey, has been banned from riding through June 30 for testing positive for cocaine on the day of the Hong Kong International Races at Sha Tin on Dec. 16. . . . A. R. "Ham" Hamilton, who broke Raja Baba and managed such farms as Quail Run in Virginia and Waggoner Farm in Kentucky, died Jan. 10 in Lexington, Ky., at age 72. Hamilton also was a trainer for Michael Phipps earlier in his career. . . . Phil Winfree, a veteran horseman who during his career owned, trained, and bred horses in Southern California, and also worked as a jockey's agent, died of cancer on Dec. 31 at age 82 in Phelan, Calif. . . . As of 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, a $30,000 Favorite Trick-Colony Rose (yearling colt, which Mac Fehsenfeld bought from Lakland, agent, was the session-leader at the final session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's two-day winter mixed sale. . . . Debbie Peebles has been appointed racing secretary at Hastings Park. Peebles has worked at the track for 27 years.