04/04/2004 11:00PM

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Fred Winter, champion jump jockey four times and champion jump trainer eight times in Britain, died Monday at age 77 after a brief illness. Winter's most famous ride was his extraordinary ride in the 1962 Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris at Auteuil, where he rode Mandarin to victory in the 4 1/16-mile race after his bridle broke jumping the third fence. . . . Stock in Youbet.com rose $1.04, or 23.4 percent, on Monday to $5.49, a 52-week high for the online wagering company. Youbet's stock price has risen approximately 45 percent since last Thursday, when the company announced that Television Games Network would not exercise warrants to purchase a majority stake of its stock. . . . Magna Entertainment Corp. opened its Magna Racino in Ebriechsdorf, Austria, on Sunday, with live racing set to begin on Thursday. The racetrack, approximately 20 miles south of Vienna, has two dirt tracks and a turf course and will hold approximately 50 live racing days for Thoroughbreds and Standardbreds.