05/07/2008 11:00PM

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Assiniboia Downs canceled its Saturday program because of a shortage of entries. A nine-race card was scheduled for Sunday. . . . Television Games Network handled $108.8 million in bets in the first quarter of 2008, a 32 percent increase over the first quarter of last year, the company announced Thursday. During the quarter, TVG was able to take bets on the signals from Santa Anita Park and Golden Gate Fields, two tracks previously blacked out on the network.