01/14/2005 1:00AM

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The California Thoroughbred Breeders Association and Barretts Equine Sales will combine their annual yearling auctions in a one-day sale scheduled for Oct. 4, 2005, at Fairplex Park. The companies expect to catalog about 350 horses. . . . Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 355 horses for its March 1 select juvenile sale at Calder Race Course in Miami, Fla. Under-tack shows are set for Feb. 20 and Feb. 27. . . . Bill Casner, co-owner of WinStar Farm in Versailles, Ky., has been elected to a three-year at-large term on the Texas Thoroughbred Association Board of Directors. . . . Charles Pinnell, the track announcer at Thistledown the last five years, has resigned his position.