03/28/2005 1:00AM

Mott saddles two good turf fillies


HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. - The turf course figures to get plenty of use during the final month of the 2005 Gulfstream Park meeting. That means trainer Bill Mott's barn should see plenty of action, beginning with Wednesday's program, when he sends out a pair of undefeated 3-year-old turf fillies, , in split divisions of a first-level allowance race.

Shakespearesister will be among the favorites in the sixth race. A daughter of Chester House, Shakespearesister is out of the outstanding grass mare Lady Shirl, who won 14 races on turf during her career. Bred in England, Shakespearesister launched her career with an easy 6 3/4-length victory going a mile on the grass last summer at Ellis Park and has been training steadily for her return at Payson Park.

Pommes Frites was equally impressive in her career debut, rallying from midpack to a 3 1/2-length maiden victory here on Feb. 2. By Dynaformer out of the Relaunch mare Dolce Amore, Pommes Frites has continued to train extremely well at Payson for her return. She posted a bullet half-mile work over the main track there on March 14.

Mott has given jockey Cornelio Velasquez the call on both fillies.

Shakespearesister may have Only in Philly to beat in the opening division. Only in Philly has yet to race on grass but is bred for the surface. She is by Polish Numbers out of a mare who has produced two previous turf winners, including stakes winner One Eyed Joker.

Only in Philly has yet to finish worse than third in her four starts and is coming off a second-place finish behind the odds-on Pleasant Chimes on Feb. 3. She will also be given Lasix for the first time by trainer Michael Matz.

Mountain Mambo, a good second behind 8-5 favorite Grat under similar conditions in her 3-year-old debut here Feb. 19, and the Irish- bred Baradore are also key contenders in the race.

Campionessa and Littlebitastuff, each of whom won her turf debut earlier in the meet, may give Pommes Frites her stiffest challenge. Irish-breds Insan Maola and Gouache will make their U.S. debuts in the race.

* Mott will also be in action over the main track on Saturday when he sends out Stockholder in the $100,000 Artax Handicap. Stockholder tuned up for the outing by working four furlongs in 47.80 seconds under jockey Jerry Bailey here Monday.