09/02/2001 11:00PM

Bay Meadows: Slewsbox sprints clear


SAN MATEO, Calif. - Slewsbox made it five sprint stakes victories in a row when she posted an impressive 3 1/2-length victory over Carson Jen and five other fillies and mares in the $53,250 Mae de Vol Sprint Stakes at Bay Meadows Saturday.

With Dennis Carr aboard, Slewsbox ($5.20) , trained by Chuck Peery, dueled for the lead with Phaenna, opened up briefly turning for home, was challenged by Carson Jen in early stretch but then drew off inside the eighth pole to win in 1:09.76.

Carson Jen, who was always within striking distance, finished second by 1 1/2 lengths, with Phaenna third.