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Ramon Dominguez broke open a tight race for end-of-year honors in the national jockey standings by riding three winners on Saturday's program at Laurel Park, plus one more in the evening at Charles Town. Dominguez then picked up one more win Sunday afternoon at Charles Town, pushing his season total to 424 winners, eight ahead of Russell Baze. Baze has been idle during an eight-day holiday break with no racing in northern California and is not listed on any mounts on Wednesday's card at Golden Gate Fields. . . . . Suffolk Downs has named Christian Teja as its new director of public and media relations.