09/22/2004 12:00AM

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Ballado Chieftan, a son of Saint Ballado who stood at stud in Kentucky this year, has been purchased and moved to Minnesota. He will stand 2005 at Hanson's Thoroughbreds in Adrian, Minn., for a fee of $1,250. . . . Registration for The Meadowlands' upcoming online handicapping contest, the Big M Thoroughbred Survival Challenge, began Sept. 17 and will continue through the start of the contest on Oct. 1. Contest information is available at www.thebigm.com/racing. . . . Early nominations close Friday for the $1 million Delta Jackpot, a 1 1/16-mile race for 2-year-olds to be run Dec. 4 at Delta Downs.