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The deadline for ticket applications to be included in the lottery for the 2002 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships is Sunday, June 16. Applications are available at Arlington Park, the five Trackside offtrack betting locations, or on the track's website, www.arlingtonpark.com. . . . Owner Bert Firestone scored a minor coup in Ireland on Wednesday when his Dermot Weld-trained pair of Rum Charger and Final Exam finished first and third in the seven-furlong Group 3 Ballycorus Stakes at Leopardstown.