10/03/2012 2:38PM

Remington: Moon Buzz the speed of Flashy Lady

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Tom Keyser
Moon Buzz earned a career-high Beyer Speed Figure of 90 in her last race.

Moon Buzz might have a tactical advantage Friday night when she seeks to nail down her first stakes win in the $50,000 Flashy Lady at Remington Park in Oklahoma City.

"She's got speed, and there doesn't seem to be a lot of speed in there," said Steve Margolis, who trains Moon Buzz.

The Flashy Lady is a six-furlong race for fillies and mares. It goes with a field of seven, including All About Allie, a multiple stakes winner returning to dirt, site of her seven wins, and Burst of Life, who is 6 for 8 over the main track at Remington.

Moon Buzz has invaded from Kentucky. She was able to catch a flight to Remington on Monday because a plane was headed to the track to bring a pair of Oklahoma Derby starters to Southern California. Moon Buzz enters the Flashy Lady off a four-length win in an overnight handicap at Ellis Park on Sept. 1.

"This looked like a good spot," said Margolis. "We ran second in this same race last year for similar connections, and there was really nothing around Churchill or Arlington or Hawthorne that fit the bill for her."

Moon Buzz will break from the rail, just as she did in her last start, when she set a brisk pace en route to winning the 6 1/2-furlong overnight handicap in 1:15.20. She earned a career-high Beyer Speed Figure of 90, which is also the best last-race number in the Flashy Lady.

"She's coming off a nice win," Margolis said. "There were some stakes-caliber winners in there."

Luis Quinonez has the mount for Sy Bon Racing Stables.