08/29/2004 11:00PM

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Lion Cavern (Mr. Prospector-Secrettame), a Grade 2 winner in the United States and a full brother to Gone West, died earlier this month at age 15 after colicking, four days after arriving in Greece from Wimbledon Farm in Kentucky, according to a Racing Post report. His best runner is Crimplene, a multiple Group 1 winner, and he also sired 2004 stakes winner War's Prospect and 2003 stakes winner Willard Straight in the United States. . . . Finger Lakes canceled its nine-race card on Monday because of heavy rain in central New York that hampered the track crew's ability to maintain the racing surface. Live racing was scheduled to resume Tuesday.