01/02/2004 1:00AM

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To avoid a $50 late fee, owners and breeders must name foals of 2002 by Feb. 1. At www.registry.jockeyclub.com, The Jockey Club has published a list of more than 37,000 names that were released on Jan. 1 for active use. . . . The Maryland Jockey Club announced that total handle fell less than 3 percent at Laurel and Pimlico in 2003, with all-sources handle of $910.9 million. Maryland tracks raced nine fewer days than in 2002 because of bad weather.