03/14/2005 1:00AM

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Hum Along, dam of 1996 champion juvenile filly Storm Song, has died at Coolmore Stud's Ashford facility in Kentucky. The 16-year-old Hum Along died Feb. 23 of complications while delivering a Giant's Causeway colt. . . . Tropical Storm, a 5-year-old son of Storm Cat who won 1 of 4 starts, will begin his stud career at Hopewell Farm in Midway, Ky. He will stand for a $5,000 fee.