Due to increased entries for its Kentucky February mixed sale, Fasig-Tipton has scheduled an extra day and will now hold the auction on Sunday, Feb. 11th and Monday, Feb. 12th, beginning at 10 a.m. Catalogues for the two-day sale will be mailed and available from all Fasig-Tipton offices Jan. 25. ...Golden Gate Fields closed out its 2000 season by honoring its top performers. Wet 'n Wild was voted Horse of 2000. Other winners were: Ladies Din, best older horse; La Feminn , best older filly or mare; Deploy Venture, best grass horse; Mr. Doubledown, best sprinter; New Advantage, best 3-year-old colt/gelding and best 3-year-old; Kentucky Storm, best 3-year-old filly; I'madrifter, best 2-year-old colt/gelding and best 2-year-old; Dawaytogold, best 2-year-old filly; Scanner, best claiming horse; Russell Baze, best jockey; Jerry Hollendorfer, best trainer; and The Golden Gate Handicap best race of the year.... T. M. Opera O was named the Japan Racing Association's horse of the year for 2000. Also receiving honors were ,Wing Arrow, best dirt horse; Gokai, best steeplechase horse; Mejiro Bailey, best 3-year-old colt; and Yutaka Take, best jockey.

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