02/25/2011 4:04PM

Island Fashion provides prep for Sunland Park Oaks


The $50,000 Island Fashion for 3-year-old fillies at a mile on Sunday should produce some New Mexico-based candidates for the $200,000 Sunland Park Oaks on March 27.

Angel at Home will be making her two-turn debut in the Island Fashion at Sunland after defeating a number of her eight rivals in the track’s $50,000 El Paso Times on Jan. 23. She closed from next to last for the win, which was her third from four career starts.

Her chief rival could be Paloma Mesa, who missed by a neck in the El Paso Times. Others set to start in the Island Fashion include Formal Plan, the runner-up in last month’s Portland Meadows Oaks.