06/03/2002 11:00PM

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Jockey Rodney Prescott rode the first four winners on Tuesday's card at River Downs, then added a fifth victory in the sixth race. Prescott rode a total of seven races during the nine-race program. He won the first race aboard first-time starter Da Dance ($7.20), favored Farmisist ($4), Wolf Girl ($5.40), Best Cat ($5), and Spare Me ($8.80). . . . The Fasig-Tipton auction house has cataloged a record 604 yearlings to its selected summer yearling sale in Lexington, Ky., on July 17 and 18, with the first 260 lots in the catalog making up the annual "New Sire Showcase," featuring progeny of stallions whose first crop are yearlings or juveniles this year. Fasig-Tipton will make an electronic catalog available at www.fasigtipton.com on June 10 and will mail hard copies on June 14. . . . The Equine Spectrum online bloodstock exchange, auction house Fasig-Tipton, and the Illinois Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Foundation will offer live online bidding at EquineSpectrum.com for the ITBOF's June 22 juvenile sale at Arlington Park. Buyers will be able to watch the auction and place bids online for horses in the ring.