09/19/2004 11:00PM

Fairplex: Lunar Flight upsets


POMONA, Calif. - Bettors expected the $118,800, 6 1/2-furlong Barretts Debutante Stakes to be a formality for She's Salty, the even-money favorite. Instead, longshot Lunar Flight ($29.40), trained by Ian Jory, won by 3 1/2 lengths while She's Salty was unable to overcome a slow start and finished fifth. Bernstein's Babe pressed a fast pace and finished second, a half-length in front of Bertha Jo.

The Debutante was the first stakes victory for jockey Garrett Gomez since his Sept. 10 return after a 20-month absence.