03/03/2003 12:00AM

Ocean Terrace to El Camino


ALBANY, Calif. - Six runners are listed as definite for Saturday's $200,000 Grade 3 El Camino Real Derby at Golden Gate Fields.

Ministers Wild Cat and Winning Stripes, who finished one-two in the Golden State Mile Feb. 9, will headline the 1 1/16-mile race.

Also scheduled to run are Crackup, Mr. Technique, Ocean Terrace, and Ozzie Cat. The unbeaten Ocean Terrace was added to the field after a six-furlong workout in 1:12.80 at Santa Anita Saturday.

Trainer Bobby Frankel said Peace Rules is being seriously considered for the race.

Robledo, listed in the Daily Racing Form's Derby Watch, will pass the race after suffering a cut on a heel. Trainer Vladimir Cerin told Golden Gate Fields officials over the weekend he would consider running if he could work his colt Monday, but he was unable to do so. He said he would aim Robledo, the Turf Paradise Derby winner, for the $500,000 WinStar Derby at Sunland Park March 30.

Ten Most Wanted was downgraded from definite to possible by trainer Wally Dollase after coming up with a minor problem after a five-furlong workout in 1:01.40 Saturday.

Jeff Siegel of Team Valor said Sunday he "didn't think" Omega Code, a recent Team Valor acquisition, would run.

Good Meeting ships north

Six older horses meet in Wednesday's Golden Gate Fields feature, a one-mile allowance race.

Good Meeting, who has been running in tough allowance races at Santa Anita, may be favored based on his consistency, but Rhetoric Express, recently claimed for $32,000 at Santa Anita after winning his third race in his past four starts, figures tough on the front end.

Trainer Larry Ross was scheduled to run an entry of Fit to Be Royal and Jadetown. Unfortunately, Jadetown suffered a fatal breakdown while on the track Sunday.

Barn breakouts

Four trainers with a combined total of five wins at the meet notched victories Thursday.

Bill McLean, who has suffered through a frustrating meet, won the first, a $25,000 claiming race at one mile with Mr. Yatooma. He was just 2 for 68 heading into the race.

Joe Brook, 1 for 19, scored with Chapilkim in the fourth. Frances Henderson, 2 for 24, won the fifth race with Cycle of Life. Leonard Duncan got his first win with Mi Rio in the sixth.