02/12/2003 1:00AM

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The University of California at Davis and 10 of the state's Thoroughbred organizations will host a free seminar on combating West Nile virus on March 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Santa Anita Park. The seminar will feature a panel of veterinarians from UC-Davis, Florida, and South Africa. . . . Steve Lym, who had been the head clocker at Woodbine since 1990 and the track's Equibase chart-caller since 1991, has been hired as Thoroughbred racing secretary for the Woodbine Entertainment Group. Lym succeeds Chris Evans, who will retain his position as Woodbine's director of Thoroughbred racing. . . . Dominique J.F. Tijou has been named manager of Monticule Farm in Lexington, Ky., effective Feb. 15. Tijou replaces Larry Mayo, who left after eight years to reopen his public training stable. . . . Penn National Race Course canceled its live racing program Wednesday night because of extreme cold and high winds that produced a single-digit windchill level. . . . Sentencing for Chris Harn, the leader in the Breeders' Cup pick six scandal, has been officially postponed until March 13, a spokesman for the U.S. attorney's office and his lawyer said this week. Harn's co-conspirators, Derrick Davis and Glen DaSilva, are due to be sentenced on March 11.