*6,000: Career victories for racehorse trainer Steve Asmussen. He reached the mark — on his 46th birthday — when Basalt won the first race at Remington Park on Friday night. Asmussen started a career in horse racing as a jockey. The Gettysburg, S.D., native outgrew the job and became a trainer in 1986.
*DIED: At age 73, former amateur boxer Joe Montgomery. The retired assistant chief for the Del City Fire Department was a Golden Gloves champion in the early 1960s. Montgomery was the Amateur Athletic Union champ for Oklahoma in the 178-pound division and a national finalist.
BY SCOTT MUNN