08/27/2007 12:00AM

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Jockey James Lopez won with his first mount since returning from a layoff of more than two years when he guided Your Round to win the seventh race Sunday at Ellis Park. Lopez, 29, had been away since March 2005 following an injury. . . . Jockey Luis Gonzalez recorded his 2,000th career victory on The Lady Waffles ($3.80) in Sunday's sixth race at Thistledown. Gonzalez, a native of Panama, began riding in 1984. . . . Two-time Grade 1 winner Fastness, sire of Canadian champion and recent repeat winner of the Grade 2 Play the King Stakes Le Cinquieme Essai, will relocate from New Jersey to Fox Tale Stud in Coopersburg, Pa., in 2008.