10/04/2009 12:00AM

Sailor's Sister turns back More Accord


Sailor's Sister comfortably held off a late bid from More Accord for a 1 1/4-length win Sunday in the $60,000 Chaves County for fillies and mares at Zia Park in Hobbs, N.M.

More Accord was a clear second, finishing 2 lengths in front of third-place finisher Let the Musicbegin.

Sailor's Sister ($5) was involved through a half-mile in 46.20 seconds, then took the lead after six furlongs in 1:10. She proceeded to cover the mile on a track rated fast in 1:38.40.

Jockey A.J. Martinez rode the winner for Tommy Town Thoroughbreds and trainer Henry Dominguez.