03/11/2002 12:00AM

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For the second time in two weeks, Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino is raising purses. Overnight purses will increase 10 percent across the board, with the bottom purse for $3,200 horses becoming $7,600 and open allowance races being increased to $25,700. . . . Texas Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Comer Cottrell to the Texas Racing Commission for a term that will expire Feb. 1, 2007. Cottrell is a former co-owner of the Texas Rangers baseball team.