Updated on 09/17/2011 8:38PM

Mr. Boomer takes Pepsi Cola Handicap

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Eric Alwan/Sunland Park
Mr. Boomer wins the $132,450 Pepsi Cola Handicap at Sunland Park on Saturday.

Mr. Boomer became a stakes winner on Saturday when he darted to a length and three-quarter win over a full field of New Mexico-bred 3-year-olds in the $132,450 at Sunland Park. C.G.'s Dollar finished second, a length and three-quarters clear of third-place finisher Abullwithapurpose.

Sandias Peppermint, the favorite, and Leon's Bull, who were co-highweighted at 122 pounds, finished a respective seventh and 11th.

Mr. Boomer raced in fourth behind Abullwithapurpose, who set a pressured pace of 21.88 seconds for the opening quarter and 44.78 seconds for the half-mile. The eventual winner went on to win the six furlong race in a time of 1:11.19.

Alex Jimenez rode Mr. Boomer for trainer Chris Hartman. The colt earned $79,470 for the win, and now has a record of two victories from seven starts for earnings of $101,448. Mr. Boomer races for Henderson Stables.