11/24/2008 3:53PM

Questions, weekend Beyers

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Here are the winning Beyer Speed Figures from last week's stakes races:

*Bet on Sunshine (CD):  Native Ruler (C. Richard/H. Theriot II) - 102
*River City (CD):  Demarcation (P. McGee/J. Castanon), Karelian (G. Arnold II/W. Troilo) - 101 (Dead-heat for win)
*Radar Love (Crc):  How's Your Halo (B. Prichard/J. Leyva) - 101
*Vernon O. Underwood (Hol):  Johnny Eves (J. Robbins/G. Gomez) - 101
*Kennedy Road (WO):  Shadowless (D. Bell/J. Stein) - 101
*Discovery (Aqu):  Wishful Tomcat (G. Contessa/R. Dominguez) - 100

*Four Bases (Aqu):  Buddy's Humor (B. Levine/J. Lezcano) - 98
*Sausalito (GG):  Siren Lure (S. Sherman/F. Alvarado) - 97
*Sophomore Sprint Championship (Mnr):  M J's Enchanteur (S. Lake/J. Arce) - 93
*Bessarabian (WO):  Smart Surprise (J. Carroll/R. Landry) - 93
*Itaka (Aqu):  Love Abroad (J. Hertler/J. Lezcano) - 92
*A Huevo (CT):  Donald's Pride (K. Huffman/L. Reynolds) - 90

*Hollywood Prevue (Hol):  Jack o'Lantern (R. Matlow/I. Enriquez) - 86

*Old Hickory (FG):  Foreign Production (J. Hodges/L. Meche) - 78
*Frances Slocum (Hoo):  Linda's Lace (R. Zahl/L. Goncalves) - 73

*Pontalba (FG):  C Karma (P. Edel/B. Hernandez Jr.) - 64
*Bobbie Bricker Memorial (Beu):  Sarasponda (J. Shuman/C. Pilares) - 62

*Indiana Stallion (Hoo):  Nightly Ritual (J. Davis/R. Hernandez) - 59
*Indiana Stallion (Hoo):  Check in Advance (L. Smock/F. De La Cruz) - 51

Here are the lifetime past performances for the highest and lowest Beyer stakes performers of the week:

Download native_check.pdf

Native Ruler earned the big stakes Beyer last week, but he may be a nice play-against next time.  In the Bet on Sunshine, he sat a perfect trip tracking a pair of dueling pacesetters, and was the one to directly benefit from that early battle.

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I would prefer Wednesday's sixth race which is a maiden sp.wt. for 2yr. olds on the turf @ 1/16 at Churchill.
billg

Here are the past performances for HandiGambling 111.  Remember that all entrants have a mythical $100 bankroll with which to play the race:

Download handigambling_111.pdf

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Let's talk ADW business, more breeding, and race-watching next time.

Take care,

Dan