02/11/2002 12:00AM

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Cora Mae Trotsek, the widow of Hall of Fame trainer Harry Trotsek, died Feb. 9 in Florida at age 81. Mrs. Trotsek campaigned several stakes winners, including Princess Lygia, the winner of the 1951 Arlington-Washington Lassie, and Lady Golconda, an Illinois-bred stakes winner and the dam of Forego, a three-time Horse of the Year winner. . . . David Brown, a prominent Southern California neurosurgeon and horse owner, died of lung cancer Feb. 7 at age 67. Brown owned College Town, the champion California-bred 3-year-old of 1994 who won the 1994 California Cup Classic and 1995 Arcadia Handicap, both at Santa Anita. . . . Extreme high winds forced Philadelphia Park to cancel its card after the first race was run on Monday because the jockeys said the conditions were unsafe.