09/01/2003 11:00PM

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Salzurita ($8.20) scored by 1 1/2 lengths in the $78,400 Summer Finale Handicap for fillies and mares, scheduled for the turf, on the sloppy main track Monday at Mountaineer Park. Tour the Hive ($4.40) captured Mountaineer's $76,800 Labor Day Handicap, also washed off the grass, by 1 1/2 lengths. . . . Frank Stronach's Adena Springs Farm in Kentucky has sold Wild Rush, a 9-year-old Wild Again horse, to Japan's J. S. Company for $1.5 million, Adena manager Dan Hall said Tuesday. From two crops to race, Wild Rush is the sire of stakes winners Fencelineneighbor and Friendofthefamily. . . . Anne, Duchess of Westminster (born Nancy Sullivan), who owned Arkle, widely recognized as the greatest steeplechaser who ever lived, died Sunday age 88. Arkle won three Cheltenham Gold Cups from 1964 to 1966 - the last by 30 lengths at 1-10 - two Hennessy Gold Cups, the King George VI Chase, and the Irish Grand National. . . . After heavy rain in the St. Louis area over the weekend and Tuesday, jockeys at Fairmount Park voted to cancel the final five races of Tuesday's card because of unsafe conditions.