06/25/2008 12:00AM

Giles just misses five-horse sweep


FARMINGTON, N.M. - It was nearly a five-horse sweep for trainer Wes Giles in the $96,800 Four Corners Futurity. Go Southern Special ($11), with Russ Vicchrilli aboard, raced 350 yards in 17.28 seconds for a head win over Unbridled Jet. Giles' other four charges were less than a length apart, finishing third through sixth.

* Goodbye Norma Jean ($6.20) led all the way under jockey Joe Martinez for a length and a half victory over the late charging Snowdrop in the $50,000 O.G. Fischer Memorial Handicap at SunRay Park on Sunday.

It was tGoodbye Norma Jean's second straight win and fifth from 12 starts.

Henry Dominguez trains Goodbye Norma Jean for owner Chris Coleman. She raced the seven furlongs in 1:23.79.

Patrick Valenzuela rode Snowdrop, one of two second-place rides he had to go along with five wins on the card. He also had a fourth from his eight mounts.

* The well-traveled Quarter Horse Vital Winner scored gate-to-wire when he annexed the $50,000 Marathon Handicap, an 870-yard event. Under jockey Nicky Madrid, Vital Winner sped the distance in 44.474 seconds and paid $8.60 while winning by nearly two lengths over Tecumseh Kid. Bradley Bolen trains.

* In Saturday's stakes, favored Askmetodance tangoed with Etoile de Dome before claiming a half-length victory in the $75,000 Aztec Oaks. Under Joe Martinez, Askmetodance paid $4.60. It was the second stakes win

for Askmetodance, who is trained by Ray Ashford.

* Leading Moves ($13) and Quyet Bui scored a mild upset when they led most of the way to take the $75,000 Ken Kendrick Memorial Stakes for 2-year-old fillies by a half length over Dome Shadows. The pair covered the 4 1/2 furlongs in 52.22. Both Leading Moves and Askmetodance are daughters of Ghostly Moves and were bred by Geraldine Shipler.