04/22/2007 11:00PM

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Jockey Curtis Kimes won his 1,000th race on Saturday aboard Cherokee Diva ($8.80) in the fifth race at Will Rogers Downs. . . . Daily Racing Form handicapper Brad Free finished first in Santa Anita's annual selections contest among published handicappers, the Alan Malamud Memorial Handicapping Tournament. Free finished the 85-day meeting on Sunday with 232 winners, ahead of Bob Mieszerski of the Los Angeles Times and Bob Ike of the Los Angeles Daily News, who tied for second with 229.