03/25/2009 12:00AM

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Jockey Edgar Paucar added to his lead in the Beulah Park standings by winning five races there Wednesday. With the victories, Paucar led his closest competitor, Yuri Yaranga, 62-53 with 20 race dates left in the meet. . . . An autobiography of James E. "Ted" Bassett III, the longtime Keeneland Association executive, was released on Wednesday in central Kentucky bookstores and national online retailers. "Keeneland's Ted Bassett: My Life, " written with racing writer Bill Mooney, describes Bassett's life from service in World War II to his association with the Breeders' Cup and Keeneland.