01/03/2005 12:00AM

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Turf Paradise canceled the final six races of its scheduled 10-race Monday card after heavy rain deluged the area, causing what track officials deemed to be an unsafe racing surface. Racing was scheduled to resume Tuesday, but the Phoenix area was expected to see heavy rain continue through the night into Tuesday. . . . Emerald Downs has been granted a 101-day racing schedule in 2005 by the Washington Horse Racing Commission. The meet will run from April 15 through Oct. 16. . . . Feb. 1 is the deadline for breeders to submit name choices for 2003 foals, with those making their first attempt to submit name selections after Feb. 1 subject to a $75 late fee. The Jockey Club has posted names in use as of late December at www.registry.jockeyclub.com.