07/29/2004 11:00PM

Lund has two shots at first local stakes


WINNIPEG, Manitoba - Trainer Valorie Lund will be looking for her first stakes victory at Assiniboia Downs when she sends out Stolen Sheena and I B Right Back in Sunday's $40,000 Winnipeg Sun Stakes for fillies and mares at 1 1/16 miles.

Stolen Sheena won the Assiniboia Oaks at this distance last year. A 4-year-old daughter of Is It True, Stolen Sheena was claimed from her last start for $16,000. She breaks from the rail with Jason Eads in the irons.

I B Right Back has finished second in all three of her starts at Assiniboia Downs this year. A daughter of Cee's Tizzy, I B Right Back will likely contest the early pace with Siberian Silver after she starts from post 3 under Travis Hightower.

Pete's Surprise won the Canada Day Stakes two starts ago, then was second behind the gelding Fancy Bru in the restricted Manitoba Maturity on July 10. Trained by Jack Robertson, Pete's Surprise begins from post 5 with Ken Hendricks aboard.

Remiewaterbluz has been favored in all five of her starts here this year, winning her most recent and the La Verendrye Stakes three starts ago. Paul Leacock will ride Remiewaterbluz, who breaks from post 4 and is trained by Clayton Gray.

Ally Scats, trained by Ardell Sayler, won an optional claiming race in her latest, defeating Stolen Sheena. She starts from post 2 with Beth Butler up.

Siberian Silver makes her first start since May and begins from post 8 with Larren Delorme. Maui Money, fourth against this type of company in her last two, breaks from post 7 under Vince Guerra.

The field rounds out with Rainbows Forever, who was well beaten against claimers at Hastings in her last two starts. She begins from post 6 with Jerry Pruitt.