03/03/2008 12:00AM

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A hearing in the case of trainer Cole Norman, who goes to trial April 3 for a manslaughter charge stemming from an car accident a year ago in Hot Springs, Ark., has been pushed back a week to March 10. The hearing concerns a motion by the state of Arkansas to revoke Norman's bond because, since the fatal accident, he was arrested in Louisiana for driving under the influence of prescription drugs. . . . Stall applications for the upcoming Calder Race Course meeting are due in the office of the track's racing secretary, Mike Anifantis, by Wednesday. The 2008 Calder meet opens April 21. . . . An Encosta de Lago yearling filly brought about $459,472 Monday as the sale leader after two of three days at part one of the Inglis premier yearling sale in Australia. Through Monday, the auction had sold 311 yearlings for a gross that was up 5 percent from last year's record total for 371 horses.