01/17/2008 1:00AM

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Ann McGovern has been named president and general manager of Ruidoso Downs, replacing the retiring Bruce Rimbo and Rick Baugh, who was recently named the general manager of Zia Park. She comes to the New Mexico track from Sam Houston Race Park in Houston, where she had been vice president of operations. . . . Delaware Park has been granted approval for 136 days of live racing for its 2008 season, which will run from April 19 through Nov. 11. . . . Charles Town canceled its entire card and Laurel Park canceled races 2 through 9 on Thursday because of a winter storm moving through the region. . . . Beginning Feb. 1, bettors at Sunland Park will be allowed to bet 10-cent superfectas only at self-service machines. The change is being made to avoid shutting customers out at manned betting windows.