08/18/2005 11:00PM

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Crafty Shaw, a winner of 15 races and just over $1 million, has been retired, trainer Pete Vestal announced Friday. A 7-year-old horse by Crafty Prospector, Crafty Shaw won nine stakes, including the 2001 Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn Park. . . . Make a Secret ran the fastest qualifying time for the $2 million All American Futurity on Sept. 5 in trials run at Ruidoso Downs on Thursday, running 440 yards in 21.246 seconds to secure a berth in the Quarter Horse classic. Make a Secret is one of three qualifiers for the futurity trained by Heath Taylor, along with Jess a Classy Lady and Vodka on Ice. . . . Woodbine canceled live racing after the fifth race Friday because of severe weather conditions. A major thunderstorm with high winds hit the Toronto area around 3 p.m. . . . The California Senate Rules Committee on Wednesday confirmed in a 5-0 vote the appointment of Richard B. Shapiro to the California Horse Racing Board. Shapiro was appointed to the board by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger for a term to end July 26, 2008. . . . Apprentice jockey Martin Garcia recorded his first victory Wednesday at Bay Meadows on Wild Daydreamer ($4.40) in the third race at the San Mateo County Fair.