04/19/2005 11:00PM

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John Cansdale has been named executive director of the New York State Racing and Wagering Board, replacing Ed Martin, who has taken over as president of the Association of Racing Commissioners International. Cansdale has served with Empire State Development, New York State's economic development agency. . . . Luke Kruytbosch, the voice of Churchill Downs, was scheduled to call the final four days of the 2005 Gulfstream Park meet, which ends Sunday. Kruytbosch will fill in for Gulfstream's regular announcer, Vic Stauffer, who left after Wednesday's card for Hollywood Park, which opens Friday.