01/17/2002 1:00AM

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Ron Gallion Sr., who trained Thoroughbred horses on the southern Ohio, West Virginia, northern Kentucky circuit during the 1970's and 1980's died Jan. 8 in Dayton, Ohio after a brief illness. He was 59. . . . Jefferson Carr, a founder of Retama Park near San Antonio, died Tuesday at his home in Papalote, Texas. He was 77. . . . Ed Callahan, the general manager of Rockingham Park, demanded in a written statement on Thursday that New Hampshire gubernatorial candidate Gordon Humphrey issue a formal apology after Humphrey called gambling "a scummy, sleazy enterprise that has no place in this state" during testimony Tuesday in the New Hampshire House of Representatives. Callahan said the remark "insulted" the employees of the track and its horsemen.