Sir Bear Draws Post Three for Iselin
by Blood-Horse Staff
Date Posted: 8/25/2000 7:19:18 PM
Last Updated: 8/27/2000 12:55:24 AM

Sir Bear, the 118-pound highweight for Sunday's $350,000 Philip H. Iselin Handicap (gr. II), drew post position three for the 1 1/8-mile race at Monmouth Park. A field of either six or seven older horses will go postward Sunday as Henry Pabst's Nite Dreamer is also entered in Sunday's 1 1/4-mile Saratoga Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. II) at Saratoga.

The Iselin will be broadcast live on ESPN as part of a one-hour program beginning at 4:30 p.m. (EDT) Sunday. ESPN International will also broadcast the race.

The field for the Iselin -- with jockeys, weights, and morning-line odds -- will be:

1--Rize, Jose Ferrer, 111, 8-1
2--Talk's Cheap, Mike Luzzi, 114, 5-1
3--Sir Bear, Eibar Coa, 118, 2-1
4--Fire King, Chuck Lopez, 113, 6-1
5--Mountain Range, Jose Velez Jr., 111, 10-1
6--Blazing Sword, Jose Rivera II, 116, 4-1
7--Nite Dreamer, Joe Bravo, 116, 7-2


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