WinStar Sunland Park Oaks

Race 9 at Sunland Park on March 16, 2008

  • Grade
  • One And One Sixteenth Miles
  • Dirt
  • $200,000
  • 3 yo Fillies
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:44.50
Order of Finish
1

Sky Mom

Maria's Mon  – Swiftly Classic

3YO

$120,000
  • J:Garrett K. Gomez
  • T:Steven M. Asmussen
  • B:Woodlynn Farm Inc
  • O:Heather Stark
  • Margin:
  • Sire: Maria's Mon , Gray or Roan, 1993. Lifetime: 496 yearlings sold, median $47,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Sky Classic , Chestnut, 1987.
  • Sale History: 2006 KEEJAN, $27,000; 2008 FTKFMX, $480,000.
2

Snake Proof

Petionville  – Bayou Boots

3YO

$44,000
  • J:Joe A. Martinez
  • T:Henry Dominguez
  • B:Everest Stables Inc.
  • O:Everest Stables, Inc.
  • Margin:
  • Sire: Petionville , Dark Bay or Brown, 1992. Lifetime: 150 yearlings sold, median $10,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Storm Boot , Chestnut, 1989.
  • Sale History: 2010 TEXDEC, $10,000; 2009 KEEJAN, $30,000; 2012 OBSOCT, $8,500.
3

3YO

$20,000
  • J:Tyler Baze
  • T:Chris A. Hartman
  • B:Brereton C. Jones
  • O:Robert and Beverly Lewis Trust
  • Margin:
  • Sire: Indian Charlie , Bay, 1995. Lifetime: 548 yearlings sold, median $60,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Cormorant , Bay, 1974.
  • Sale History: 2007 OBSS2Y, $25,000; 2006 KEESEP, $47,000; 2010 KEENOV, $135,000.
4

Distorted Passion

Distorted Humor  – Arianna's Passion

3YO

$8,000
  • J:Aaron T. Gryder
  • T:Jeff Mullins
  • B:Gulf Coast Farms Bloodstock LP
  • O:Gulf Coast Farms Bloodstock LP
5

Bar Fly Blues

Hold for Gold  – Connie Bar

3YO

$4,000
  • J:Glen Murphy
  • T:Henry Dominguez
  • B:Everest Stables Inc.
  • O:Everest Stables, Inc.
6

Grace Anatomy

Aldebaran  – Propriety

3YO

$2,000
  • J:Corey S. Nakatani
  • T:Doug F. O'Neill
  • B:Phillips Racing Partnership
  • O:Suarez Racing, Paul LoDuca & J. Paul Reddam
7

Fast N Flirty

High Yield  – Fast an Sexy

3YO

$2,000
  • J:Alfredo J. Juarez, Jr.
  • T:Fred I. Danley
  • B:Pierre Amestoy
  • O:Leslie A. and Pierre J. Amestoy, Jr.
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • Crisp in the Santa Anita Oaks.

    Racing Post: F-T Awaiting Payment on Crisp

    Fasig-Tipton has not received payment for grade I winner Crisp and the broodmares Little Bonnet and Sky Mom, who were sold for more than $1.9 million combined during the 2010 Kentucky November select mixed sale.

  • Rene Douglas

    Setback for Jockey Douglas in Recovery

    Jockey Rene Douglas, seriously injured in a May 23 racing accident at Arlington Park, suffered a setback in his recovery process June 21 when he was transferred from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago back to Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

  • Jamie Theriot

    Theriot Suspended For Douglas Accident

    The Illinois Racing Board has handed jockey Jamie Theriot a 30-day suspension for his involvement in a May 23 racing accident that caused a severe injury to Rene Douglas, the six-time leading rider at Arlington Park who may be permanently paralyzed and is currently recovering at a Chicago hospital.

  • Foxysox (right) and Black Mamba (center) finished just a nose apart in last year's Santa Barbara.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D4231295%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Foxysox, Black Mamba in 'Barbara Rematch

    Foxysox and Black Mamba, separated by a nose when they ran first and second, respectively, in last year's Santa Barbara Handicap (gr. IIT) at Santa Anita, return in what should be an intriguing renewal of the $200,000 grass event April 18.

  • Seattle Smooth returns from a seven-month layoff in the Bed o' Roses Handicap.

    Bed o' Roses Has Plenty of Possibilities

    Mercedes Stables' Seattle Smooth, who took down eventual 3-year-old champion filly Proud Spell in the Fitz Dixon Cotillion Stakes (gr. II) last out, will return from a seven-month layoff and make her seasonal debut in the $150,000 Bed o' Roses Handicap (gr. II) at Aqueduct April 18.

  • Secret Gypsy cruises to victory in the Distaff Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D7929822%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Secret Gypsy Earns Grade in Distaff H.

    Odds-on choice Secret Gypsy made the long trip from New Orleans to earn the first graded stakes win of her career when she captured the $149,800 Distaff Handicap (gr. II) by 1 1/4 lengths at Aqueduct March 21.

  • Royale Michele, who took the Barbara Fritchie Handicap in her last start, takes on 5 in the Distaff Handicap.

    Fritchie Winner Tries Aqueduct's Distaff

    Royale Michele, the Mountaineer Park shipper who won the Barbara Fritchie Handicap (gr. II) in a 10-1 surprise in her last start, takes on a small but tough field in Aqueduct's $150,000 Distaff Handicap March 21.

  • Skylighter draws off in the Indiana Oaks.

    Skylighter Breaks Clear in Indiana Oaks

    Skylighter, making her stakes debut after a layoff of nearly three months for trainer Bobby Frankel, made her 14-1 odds look like a gift when she charged home to win the $406,400 Indiana Oaks (gr. II) by three lengths at Hoosier Park Oct. 3.

  • Sky Mom won the WinStar Oaks earlier this spring.

    Sky Mom Tops Indiana Oaks Lineup

    Sky Mom, seeking her fourth win of the 2008 campaign for trainer Steve Asmussen, is the 5-2 morning line favorite for the $400,000 Indiana Oaks (gr. II) at Hoosier Park on the evening of Oct. 3.

  • Fatal Bullet leaves the rest behind as he sets a new track record in the Kentucky Cup Sprint.

    A Speeding 'Bullet' Wins KY Cup Sprint

    Bear Stables' Fatal Bullet left no questions unanswered Sept. 27 with an authoritative track-record victory in the $100,000 Kentucky Cup Sprint (gr. III) for 3-year-olds at Turfway Park and appears headed to the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park.

  • Sky Mom is perpetuating the momentum that's been building steadily for the progeny by the late Maria's Mon.

    Sky Mom is More Fight Than Flash

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter <P>Sky Mom is perpetuating the momentum that's been building steadily for the progeny by the late Maria's Mon. Recently the winner of the grade III Arlington Oaks, Sky Mom is also proving that highly fashionable pedigrees are required to produce top-class runners.

  • Sky Mom Rallies For Arlington Oaks Win

    Heather Stark's Sky Mom angled wide around the final turn, caught pacesetter Dreaming of Liz at the furlong-marker and held off her stubborn rival to win the $100,000 Arlington Oaks (gr. III) by a length Aug. 2.

  • Sky Mom will try to earn her first graded stakes when facing seven rivals in the Arlington Oaks.

    Sky Mom Primed For Arlington Oaks

    Heather Stark's Sky Mom, runner-up to talented filly Storm Mesa in her last two starts, seems primed to earn her first graded stakes score when facing seven rivals in the $100,000 Arlington Oaks (gr. III) Aug. 2 on the Polytrack.

  • Honeymoon Handicap winner Misty Ocean faces runner-up Bel Air Sizzle once again in the San Clemente.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D4769257%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Misty Ocean, 'Sizzle Back for 'Clemente

    Misty Ocean and Bel Air Sizzle, the first two finishers in last month's Honeymoon Handicap (gr. IIT), will be among the favorites in an evenly matched field for the $150,000 San Clemente Handicap (gr. IIT) at Del Mar July 26.

  • Storm Mesa and Eddie Martin Jr. draw off in the Iowa Oaks.

    Iowa Oaks: Storm Mesa Does It Again

    It took Storm Mesa six starts and nearly seven months to earn her first victory. Three and half months later she has won four straight and become a graded stakes winner. The 3-year-old Sky Mesa filly completed her meteoric rise June 27 at Prairie Meadows, as she led nearly the entire way to post a one-length score in the $200,000 Iowa Oaks (gr. III).

  • Maren&#39;s Meadow runs away with the Bourbonette Oaks Stakes at Turfway Park.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D3939598%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Maren's Meadow Strong in Bourbonette

    Maren's Meadow, the victim of a sponging incident at Delaware Park last fall, proved she's over the misfortunate episode and back in top form when she won the $150,000 Bourbonette Oaks Stakes (gr. III) for trainer Larry Jones at Turfway Park March 22.

  • Sky Mom was all alone at the finish of the WinStar Sunland Park Oaks at March 16.

    Sky Mom Soars to WinStar Oaks Triumph

    Favored Sky Mom overcame a stewards' inquiry and jockey objection to win the $200,000 WinStar Sunland Park Oaks in come-from-behind fashion by 4 3/4 lengths in New Mexico March 16.

  • Martha Washington Stakes winner Sky Mom may get her chance to shine in the WinStar Sunland Park Oaks.

    Sky Mom, Grace Anatomy Top Sunland Oaks

    Steve Asmussen's 3-year-old colts have been in full view on the trail to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I). The trainer's fillies have been less visible, but his 3-year-old Sky Mom may get her chance to shine in the $200,000 WinStar Sunland Park Oaks March 16.

  • Indian Blessing, the 2007 champion 2-year-old filly, is the solid morning line choice in Pool 2 of Churchill Downs&#39; 2008 Kentucky Oaks Future Wager.

    Indian Blessing Favored in Oaks Pool 2

    Hal and Patti Earnhardt's unbeaten Indian Blessing, the champion 2-year-old filly of 2007 and winner of the $2 million Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) and the Feb. 9 Silverbulletday Stakes (gr. III) at Fair Grounds, is the solid morning line choice over rival Proud Spell in Pool 2 of Churchill Downs' 2008 Kentucky Oaks Future Wager, which is scheduled to open March 6.

  • Final Fling sweeps to an upset win in the Santa Ysabel Stakes.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D3286482%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Final Fling Fires Upset in 'Ysabel

    Final Fling came off the rail in the home stretch to overtake Grace Anatomy en route to an upset win in the $108,900 Santa Ysabel Stakes (gr. III) at Santa Anita Jan. 13. Odds-on favorite Turn Away was pulled out of the race on the final turn.

  • Initiation, winning the Glorious Song at Woodbine, drew post 6 for the rescheduled Santa Ysabel (gr. III).

    Turn Away Back for 'Ysabel Make-Up

    The $100,000 Santa Ysabel Stakes (gr. III) at Santa Anita, postponed Jan. 5 due to the unsafe condition of the course's new Cushion Track following a powerful storm, returns with its original field of 3-year-old fillies intact Jan. 13.

  • Initiation winning the Glorious Song at Woodbine

    Frankel Sends Out Empire Maker Lass

    Trainer Bobby Frankel brings out another of his Empire Maker youngsters, Juddmonte Farms' homebred Turn Away, in the $100,000 Santa Ysabel Stakes (gr. III) for 3-year-old fillies on the Santa Anita Cushion Track Jan. 5.

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