04/21/2005 12:00AM

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Overnight purses at the current Bay Meadows meeting will be increased 5 percent beginning Saturday. There will also be a 5 percent retroactive payment on overnight purses since the start of the meet on Feb. 2, according to F. Jack Liebau, president of Bay Meadows Racing Association. . . . Racing at Longchamp was canceled Thursday after the ground staff called a wildcat strike in the morning. The card was to have included the listed Prix de Montretout.