08/09/2004 11:00PM

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Jockey Francisco Torres, who has not ridden in North America since being banned by Churchill Downs in November 2000 for refusing to take a urine test, has been named to ride five horses at Louisiana Downs on Thursday. Torres, 35, was named on one horse Saturday at Louisiana Downs but did not ride. . . . The condition book for the 19-date Breeders' Cup meet at Lone Star Park has been released. The meet will run from Oct. 1 to 31, with the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships scheduled for Oct. 30.