10/23/2003 11:00PM

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Falbrav, High Chaparral, Storming Home, and Sulamani head the list of 10 foreign invitees to the $4.3 million Japan Cup on Nov. 30, joining Ange Gabriel, Denon, Islington, Kaieteur, Mubtaker and Vinnie Roe. Evening Attire, Hold That Tiger, Medaglia d'Oro, Pleasantly Perfect, and Volponi have all been invited to the $2.1 million Japan Cup Dirt on Nov. 29, as have Designed for Luck, Outta Here and Sky Jack. . . . Jimmy Hudson, who worked at over 25 tracks in a 33-year career with Amtote, died Tuesday at age 62 after a lengthy illness. A memorial service is scheduled for Nov. 1 at 10 a.m. at the Good Shepard Community Church in Columbus, Ohio. . . . Teleprompter, winner of the 1985 Arlington Million, was euthanized in England recently at age 23, the English Press Association reported. He is perhaps most famous for spurring England to change a rule barring geldings from Group 1 competition after his Arlington Million win. . . . Jockey Jose Flores suffered a broken collarbone and collapsed lung when his mount, Payroll Clerk, broke down in Wednesday's sixth race at Hoosier Park. . . . Lester Knight, last year's leading rider at Hoosier Park meet, rode four winners there Wednesday night. He is fourth in the Hoosier rider standings. . . . Two men accused of animal cruelty in the death of 23-year-old Thoroughbred mare Gentle Song, who was run down by a vehicle in her pasture, will stand trial Dec. 1 in Santa Rosa, Calif. Liobijildo Guzman Herrera and Noel Guido-Silva, currently held on $100,000 bail, withdrew their no-contest pleas. . . . Fair Grounds has announced the induction of four new members into its Hall of Fame: trainers Joseph "Spanky" Broussard and Norman "Butsy" Hernandez, Lane's End Farm, and a horse, Concern. The track also will posthumously present a lifetime achievement to its longtime director of racing, Mervin Muniz.