Saturday, January 3, 2009

Sunland picks for Jan. 3

Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino Graded Selections
Saturday, January 3, 2009
Post Time: 12:15 p.m.
Compiled by Eric Alwan and Felix Chavez
Simulcasting from Philadelphia and Tampa Bay begins at 10:25 a.m. Aqueduct and Freehold, 10:30 a.m. Laurel and Monticello, 10:35 a.m. Turfway and Gulfstream, 11:10 a.m. Fair Grounds, 11:30 a.m. Sunland Park, 12:15 p.m. Hawthorne and Turf Paradise, 12:25 p.m. Northlands, 1:00 p.m. Santa Anita, 1:30 p.m. Golden Gate, 1:45 p.m. Fraser, 2:15 p.m.Dover, 3:30 p.m. Penn National, 4:45 p.m. Meadowlands and Northfield, 5:00 p.m.Pompano and Delta Downs, 5:25 p.m. Retama, 5:45 p.m. Balmoral, 6:20 p.m. Los Alamitos, 8:00 p.m.

1st – Purse $12,500. 4 year olds and up. Claiming $5,000. New Mexico breds. 870 yards.
(Daily Double, $1 Exacta, Trifecta, 10-cent Superfecta)
7 – Frosted Miracle (N Smith 120) 5-2
3 – Feature This Fly (A Perez 120) 3-1
8 – Special Blazineffort (E Ramirez 120) 5-1
1 – Sleepy Gulch (D Pinon 120) 6-1
4 – Tricky Special (D Essman 120) 6-1
6 – Exciting Effort (T Guymon 120) 8-1
2 – Major Big Ego (A Medellin 120) 10-1
5 – Genius At Large (JR Valenzuela 124) 12-1
AE 9 – Tequila All Around (F Martinez 122) 6-1
AE 10 – Uncle Famous (E Ramirez 120) 10-1
1 — No. 7 Frosted Miracle has been impressive of late, has hit the board in 7 of 8 races.
2 — No. 8 Special Blazineffort is looking to regain some consistency, could figure into exotic bets.
3 — No. 6 Exciting Effort is coming off win.

2nd – Purse $25,000. 3 year olds. Maiden. 400 yards.
($1 Exacta, Trifecta, 10-cent Superfecta)
10 – Cee Cee Otoole (Ricky Ramirez 122) 3-1
5 – Mancer (O Rincon 122) 4-1
3 – Silk Spun (F Martinez 122) 9-2
7 – Tonozzi (GR Carter 122) 6-1
4 – Mairis Magic (D Essman 122) 8-1
1 – Fdd Special Birdie (A Medellin 122) 10-1
2 – Mia Pick (T Guymon 122) 10-1
8 – Shesabancheewoman (E Ramirez 122) 10-1
9 – Feature Miss Carol (M Bourdieu 122) 12-1
6 – Buz for Cash Payment (JR Valenzuela 122) 20-1
AE 11 – Star Studed (JR Valenzuela 122) 20-1
AE 12 – Time for a Cigar (A Medellin 122) 8-1
1 — No. 3 Silk Spun finished an impressive second in last start, gets the solid Freddie Martinez to ride.
2 — No. 5 Mancer hopes to improve on effort in last outing.
3 — No. 10 Cee Cee Otoole is another trying to improve today, comes from the very good Blane Wood barn.

3rd – Purse $17,000. 4 year olds and up. Claiming $12,500. 350 yards.
($1 Exacta, Trifecta, 10-cent Superfecta)
1 – Cute Runaway (J Levario 122) 3-1
3 – Whose Talkin Now (D Essman 122) 4-1
4 – Jj Hunter (V Rodriguez 124) 9-2
6 – Shez a Snow Me (E Ramirez 122) 5-1
5 – Dashing Tres Seis (A Rivera 122) 8-1
2 – Never Fold Fame (Ad Fuentes 122) 10-1
7 – Miss Tiffany Otoole (A Medellin 122) 10-1
10 – Sir Gol (K Muntz 122) 12-1
8 – Five Fish (J Coates 124) 15-1
9 – Runaway Sixes (H Marinelarena 122) 15-1
AE 11 – Mr Jess Opener (Ricky Ramirez 122) 8-1
AE 12 – Fishers Jessi (F Martinez 122) 6-1
1 — No. 6 Shez a Snow Me has hit the board in 9 of 11 starts, gets the solid Esgar Ramirez aboard.
2 — No. 1 Cute Runaway has hit the board in 4 of 7 races.
3 — No. 9 Runaway Sixes is taking a drop class, may take a look at. s

4th – Purse $344,256.98. Foals of 2006. The Shue Fly. New Mexico breds. 400 yards.
($1 Exacta, Trifecta, 10-cent Superfecta)
8 – Lethal Delight (Ricky Ramirez 122) 5-2
10 – Bp Shes Southern (J Martinez 122) 5-1
2 – Rabbit Revival (GR Carter 122) 6-1
3 – Bp Cartels Miracle (O Ortega 122) 6-1
1 – Cartel Power (E Ramirez 122) 8-1
9 – This Wager Is Hot (F Martinez 122) 8-1
6 – Four Forty Streak (A Rivera 122) 10-1
4 – Tall Order (K Muntz 122) 12-1
5 – Drh Jamin Miracle (B Perez 122) 12-1
7 – Cowboy Got Game (O Rincon 122) 12-1
1 — No. 10 Bp Shes Southern has won 5 of 12 and is on a roll coming into race for the solid trainer Fred Danley.
2 — No. 2 Rabbit Revival is solid, has hit the board in 6 of 7 races. G.R. Carter rides.
3 — No. 9 This Wager Is Hot ran in the All American in September. Gets Freddie Martinez aboard.

5th – Purse $29,500. 3 year olds. Maiden. New Mexico breds. One mile.
($1 Pick 3, $1 Exacta, Trifecta, 10-cent Superfecta)
6 – Some Kind of Luck (K Tohill 120) 5-2
5 – Crafty Sheik (J Carreno 120) 3-1
3 – Striker Bean (C Madeira 120) 4-1
1 – Comic Talk (M Bourdieu 120) 6-1
7 – Val Went Swinging (Q Bui 120) 6-1
4 – Phantom Gulch (J Rochabrun 120) 10-1
2 – Lane’s Hunt (M Martinez 115) 12-1
8 – City Class (R Jaime 120) 12-1
1 — No. 6 Some Kind of Luck has hit the board in 3 of 4 starts, should be the one to beat here today with Ken Tohill aboard.
2 — No. 3 Striker Bean is a strong contender for trainer Joel Marr.
3 — No. 5 Crafty Sheik has run ok in four starts, could be a factor today.

6th – Purse $9,000. 4 and 5 year olds. Maiden. Claiming $6,500-$8,000. Fillies and Mares. One mile.
($1 Exacta, Trifecta, 10-cent Superfecta)
4 – She’satroublemaker (K Tohill 122) 5-2
1 – Mystic Seaport (I Ocampo 122) 7-2
5 – Indiabonita (C Lambert 122) 5-1
2 – Wantha (C Montano 122) 8-1
3 – Vanefuhr (S Arias 119) 8-1
7 – Honor and Praise (T Wales 122) 8-1
6 – Odelay Sallie (A Castanon 119) 10-1
9 – Bad Comma (J Espitia 122) 12-1
8 – Quads Princess (A Medellin 122) 15-1
10 – Inexcessivebeauty (L Medina 119) 15-1
1 — No. 4 She’satroublemaker has run better of late for trainer Chris Hartman, should be a factor today.
2 — No. 1 Mystic Seaport is switching tracks for trainer Jeff Mullins and is taking a drop in class.
3 — No. 5 Indiabonita improved last time out and ran second.

7th – Purse $32,000. 4 year olds and up. Allowance. 5 and one-half furlongs.
($1 Exacta, Trifecta, 10-cent Superfecta)
8 – Por Que (J Shepherd 118) 5-2
1 – Gentsfinishfirst (C Madeira 118) 7-2
7 – Pescadero (K Tohill 118) 9-2
6 – Adhere (D Sterling 118) 5-1
3 – Lunarpeal (L Contreras 118) 6-1
4 – Azul Da Guanabara (I Ocampo 118) 8-1
5 – Bradleyspride (M Bourdieu 118) 10-1
2 – Bound to Be (A Medellin 118) 12-1
1 — No. 8 Por Que is running well, should be ok at distance.
2 — No. 3 Lunarpeal comes from strong barn and should be in hunt.
3 — No. 6 Adhere ships in from California, could be a serious threat.

8th – Purse $13,000. 4 year olds and up. Claiming $6,250. Fillies and Mares. New Mexico breds. 6 and one-half furlongs.
(50-cent Pick 4, $1 Exacta, Trifecta, 10-cent Superfecta)
11 – Jennas Good News (A Castanon 120) 3-1
4 – Soaring Account (C Madeira 120) 4-1
3 – Patrolling (V Smallwood 120) 6-1
1 – Springvee (A Medellin 120) 8-1
2 – Golden Fushe (M Perez 120) 8-1
12 – Alwaysthesameoline (M Martinez 115) 8-1
5 – Val’s Bull (O Ceballos 120) 12-1
7 –Birdie Gulch (J Rochabrun 120) 12-1
6 – Chol Head (N Smith 122) 15-1
8 – Flaxen Crest (C Lambert 120) 15-1
9 – Tuffy La Femme (R Jaime 120) 20-1
10 – Mistressofthegame (T Johnson 120) 20-1
1 — No. 11 Jennas Good News could be factor at this distance, ran fourth last time out.
2 — No. 4 Soaring Account comes from good Joel Marr barn, should be a factor.
3 — No. 5 Val’s Bull is dropping in class.

9th – Purse $12,300. 4 year olds and up. Claiming $8,000. Fillies and Mares. 5 and one-half furlongs.
($1 Pick 3, $1 Exacta, Trifecta, 10-cent Superfecta)
8 – Shanna Savana (L Contreras 118) 3-1
11 – Smokey Route (D Sterling 118) 4-1
3 – Tightwad (A Medellin 118) 6-1
1 – Bertrando’s Love (M Martinez 115) 8-1
2 – Bells Mia Baby (J Barajas 120) 8-1
5 – Dazzling Blu Skies (A Castanon 118) 8-1
12 – Straight Heat (J Carreno 122) 8-1
4 – Bold Cara (R Jaime 118) 15-1
9 – Michelle’s Marquis (M Perez 118) 15-1
6 – Miss Free House (S Arias 118) 20-1
7 – Tuesdays Norther (J Rochabrun 120) 20-1
10 – Captain’s Contessa (P Benitez 118) 20-1
1 — No. 8 Shanna Savana comes from very good Henry Dominguez barn, could like shorter distance.
2 — No. 12 Straight Heat comes from solid percentage barn, did win last time out.
3 — No. 3 Tightwad ran well last time out.

10th – Purse $32,500. 3 year olds. Allowance. New Mexico breds. 5 and one-half furlongs.
(Late Daily Double, $1 Exacta, Trifecta, 10-cent Superfecta)
8 – Bewild Hennessy (A Juarez, Jr 118) 2-1
7 – Cimply Done (A Medellin 118) 4-1
4 – Gold Asure (M Perez 120) 6-1
1 – Echo of Hope (M Martinez 115) 8-1
2 – Blazen L (C Lambert 118) 8-1
6 – Robyn Lane (R Jaime 120) 8-1
3 – One Bell of a Bull (N Smith 120) 10-1
5 – Jewell’s King (J Carreno 118) 10-1
9 – Blantons (J Espitia 120) 10-1
1 — No. 8 Bewild Hennessy won the Copper Top Futurity, is coming off layoff, comes from good barn.
2 — No. 4 Gold Asure won last time out, Miguel Perez is aboard.
3 — No. 1 Echo of Hope could be factor, likes distance.

11th – Purse $9,000. 4 year olds and up. Claiming $5,000. 5 and one-half furlongs.
($1 Exacta, Trifecta, 10-cent Superfecta)
6 – Blue Caracal (T Wales 122) 3-1
10 – Shooter’s Touch (K Tohill 118) 9-2
7 – Dogie (J Martinez 118) 5-1
4 – Arreviderchi (A Juarez, Jr 120) 6-1
3 – Fourth of Gold (I Ocampo 118) 10-1
12 – Gran Tenor (A Castanon 120) 10-1
2 – Latin Officer (L Contreras 118) 12-1
9 – Movin’ Music (O Ceballos 118) 12-1
11 – Golden Wager (D Essman 118) 12-1
1 – Cincinnati Jay (J Torres 120) 20-1
5 – Joe Somebody (F Rojas 118) 20-1
8 – Bold General (J Coates 118) 20-1
1 — No. 6 Blue Caracal is solid, has won 8 of 18.
2 — No. 7 Dogie has won 6 of 40, nearly pulled out a win last time out.
3. — No. 10 Shooter’s Touch is dropping in class.