04/18/2006 11:00PM

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Finger Lakes has canceled live racing for Monday, April 24, because it feared insufficient entries. A track spokesman said filling races with good-sized fields occasionally is difficult early in the season. . . . The Finish Line offtrack betting parlor in Metairie, La., owned by Fair Grounds, was reopened for simulcasting on Thursday. The facility, damaged by Hurricane Katrina, will reopen its video poker operation at a date to be announced.