05/29/2001 11:00PM

'Dixie Dot' may go in Cornhusker


GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas - Dixie Dot Com, who completed a sweep of Texas's two graded stakes with his win in the Grade 3, $300,000 Lone Star Park Handicap last Monday, could start next in either the Grade 3 Corn-husker Breeders' Cup at Prairie Meadows on July 7, or the Grade 1 Hollywood Gold Cup at Hollywood Park on July 1.

"Right now we're leaning heaviest toward the Cornhusker," said trainer Bill Morey Jr.

Dixie Dot Com, who earlier this meet won the Grade 3, $300,000 Texas Mile, flew out of Lone Star on Wednesday to his Bay Meadows base in northern California. He had been stabled at Lone Star since about week before the April 28 Texas Mile.

Dixie Dot Com romped by 6 1/2 lengths in that race, then came back and set a track record for 1 1/16 miles when he won the Lone Star Park Handicap by 7 1/4 lengths in 1:40.53. "He put on a show in Texas in both races," said Morey.

Morey said Dixie Dot Com would ship to Prairie Meadows about 10 days before the Cornhusker if he goes in that race. Last year Sir Bear won the Cornhusker after winning the Texas Mile.

California dreamin'

Hallowed Dreams, who won her first start outside of Louisiana in the $100,000 Valid Expectations last Monday at Lone Star, is under consideration for the Grade 2, $200,000 A Gleam Handicap over seven furlongs at Hollywood Park on July 1, said trainer Lloyd Romero.

It would be the first start in graded company and the first start beyond 6 1/2 furlongs for Hallowed Dreams, who with her victory in the Valid Expectations improved her career record to 22 wins from 23 starts for earnings of $617,944.

"I'm just playing things by ear right now," said Romero, who is being recruited by officials from Hollywood Park. "I told them to call me back next week."

Hallowed Dreams was impressive winning the Valid Expectations. She raced with Sweet and Firm through an opening four furlongs in 43.76 seconds before going on to win the six-furlong race by 2 1/2 lengths in a near track record time of 1:08.34. The record was set a few races earlier when Triple Card won the $50,000 Carter McGregor in 1:08.06.

Hija de Suerte!

Hija de Plata seeks her fourth consecutive win in the featured ninth race Friday, a 1 1/16-mile turf allowance worth $33,000. Others expected to start are Solo Attack, who has won her last two, and Zonal Flow, who invades from California.

Another threat to Hija de Plata is Acting Sassy, who in her last start was fourth to multiple stakes winner Sarah Lane's Oates in an allowance prep for the $200,000 WinStar Distaff. Hija de Plata, trained by Abdallah Ishaq, will be ridden by E.J. Perrodin, while Austin Lovelace has the mount on Acting Sassy for trainer Joe Petalino.

* Touch Tone, winner of last month's Alysheba Breeders' Cup at Lone Star, flew out of Texas on Wednesday for Belmont Park. He is to start next in the Grade 2 Riva Ridge on the Belmont Stakes undercard June 9.