03/22/2004 1:00AM



Lucky Owners scored a 1 3/4-length victory over Tiber in the $1.8 million Hong Kong Derby at Sha Tin on Sunday, covering the 1 1/4 miles of the Group 1 contest for 4-year-olds in 2:02.60. Roosevelt, third in last year's Irish Derby, finished last of 14, beaten 11 3/4 lengths. . . . Evil Elaine, dam of 1997 Horse of the Year and juvenile champion Favorite Trick, was euthanized March 15 at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky., after developing complications from laminitis. The mare was 20 years old and had produced an Unbridled's Song filly in February. . . . Three juveniles worked an eighth-mile in 10 seconds Sunday in Grand Prairie, Texas, to top the work tab at the under-tack show for Fasig-Tipton's March 23 Texas 2-year-old sale: Hip No. 308, a Devil's Bag-Red Cascade filly; Hip No. 219, a Relagate-Fintry filly; and Hip No. 277, a Yankee Victor-Marablue Beauty colt. . . . Jockey Jerry Carkeek collected his 1,000th career win in Sunday's first race at Fonner Park when he guided Holly's Loot to victory.