04/27/2006 12:00AM

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The Thoroughbred Racing Associations of North America has appointed Ann McGovern, vice president of operations for Sam Houston Race Park, to the management committee of Equibase Company LLC, the data collection service, Equibase announced Wednesday. McGovern replaces Ray Tromba, who became a member of the committee in August 2002. . . . . Fair Grounds said Tuesday that it will provide financial support and manpower to help Habitat for Humanity build a house to bring a family displaced by Hurricane Katrina back to New Orleans. . . . Running Edition ($113.60) and Tatyana ($300.80) combined for a Pimlico track-record daily double payoff of $11,271.20 for a $2 ticket on races 9 and 10 Thursday. The previous record was $5,932.20, set in 1955.