09/25/2001 12:00AM

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Fasig-Tipton Company will donate all of its commissions from its Oct. 30 horses of racing age sale at Belmont Park to NTRA Charities' New York Heroes Fund. . . . Claiborne stallion Unbridled, who underwent surgery Friday morning to remove three feet of diseased large colon, continues to progress well in recovery. Claiborne manager Gus Koch said Monday that 1990 Derby winner Unbridled, 14, remains at Hagyard Davidson McGee veterinary hospital in Lexington, where the 70-minute surgery took place. . . . Equerry stretched his record to 4 for 4 in the Group 3 Prix du Prince d'Orange Sunday, defeating Sagacity by a half-length; he could represent Godolphin in the 1 1/4-mile Champion Stakes at Newmarket on Oct. 20. At Cologne, Frankie Dettori guided Kutub to a four-length victory over Yavana's Pace in the Group 1 Preis von Europa. . . . Open Forum, North America's second-leading freshman sire, will likely be sold privately to a partnership and relocate from Florida to Will Farish's Huisache Farm near Hempstead, Tex. Farish's Lane's End Farm in Versailles, Ky., announced the move Monday and said that Open Forum's 2002 fee would be $7,500, up from his 2001 fee of $6,000; officials at Mockingbird Farm in Ocala, Fla., said that the deal was not final. . . . Alex Hassinger Jr., the trainer of champions Eliza and Anees, married Anne Johnson on Saturday night at the Vessels Stallion Farm in Bonsall, Calif. Hassinger trained the 2-year-old filly Eliza to a Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies victory and won the Juvenile with Anees.