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The Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's August yearling sale catalog is available online at www.obssales.com. The Aug. 20-24 auction will offer 1,508 yearlings. . . . The North American members of the Society of International Thoroughbred Auctioneers has issued a reminder that the minimum purse for black-type races will rise from $45,000 to $50,000 on Jan. 1, 2008. Detailed information is available from Norman Casse of the auctioneers' group at 352-804-7899 or Carl Hamilton of the International Cataloguing Standards Committee at 859-224-2801. . . . Sheikh Mohammed al-Maktoum's Darley organization will relocate its stallion Dubawi from Dalham Hall Stud in England to Kildangan Stud in Ireland for 2008. Shamardal, who stood at Kildangan in 2007, will relocate to Dalham Hall in 2008. . . . AmTote Canada, a fully owned subsidiary of Magna Entertainment Corp., will become the tote services provider for the Woodbine Entertainment Group for a 10-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2008. AmTote will replace Scientific Games.