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Undefeated Eclipse Award winner Storm Flag Flying tops 138 3-year-old fillies nominated to the 129th running of the Kentucky Oaks, which will be on May 2. Todd Pletcher and Saeed bin Suroor lead all trainers with eight nominees each, while Dubai-based Godolphin Racing's eight nominations are highest among owners. . . . Stall applications for the 2003 spring Churchill Downs meet, which will begin April 26 and continue through July 6, are due Saturday, March 1. Applications can be obtained by calling (502) 636-4490.