08/20/2008 12:00AM

Sanibel looks good in sprint


ETOBICOKE, Ontario - There are many viable options in Friday's featured eighth race at Woodbine, a first-level allowance for fillies and mares, and Sanibel looks as good as anybody else in the seven-furlong sprint.

Sanibel, trained by Mark Casse, won her maiden convincingly second time out early last year at Gulfstream. She went to the sidelines after faring poorly in the Star Shoot Stakes the following April.

Sanibel finally resurfaced in an allowance on the grass here Aug. 1. She went wide on the turn in that 6 1/2-furlong dash en route to a fifth-place finish and was just 2 1/2 lengths behind the favored winner, Mimi Cooper.

Emma-Jayne Wilson has the mount on Sanibel, who breezed five furlongs in 1:01.60 last Sunday.

Casse also entered Ms Mast, who prevailed as the heavy favorite under Patrick Husbands in a six-furlong maiden special July 25. Casse has a 17opercent strike rate with runners coming off a maiden win over the past five years.

Frantic City ran hot and cold in her two starts for trainer Bob Tiller. The 4-year-old graduated in her June 25 debut with an 84 Beyer Speed Figure, but was never in the hunt while favored in a subsequent allowance. Jono Jones will ride her for the first time Friday.

Selective Shopper is running off a claim and a victory over $50,000 maidens, for which she received an 80 Beyer. She worked five furlongs last Sunday at Fort Erie in 59.20 seconds, which was the fastest of seven moves at the distance. Eurico Rosa Da Silva replaces Wilson on the Daryl Ezra-trained 3-year-old.

Fashion Jenny defeated maiden special opponents three weeks ago in her third start, after mounting a wide rally. Chantal Sutherland takes over in the saddle for trainer Catherine Day Phillips, a familiar combination.

Imeanseriously had a troubled journey in her belated season opener on the Polytrack, before ending up seventh in Mimi Cooper's recent triumph. Corey Fraser inherits the mount on her from Tyler Pizarro, who's back on Flashy Consort.

Flashy Consort was in poor form prior to her longshot score in an Ontario-sired allowance at seven furlongs Aug. 6.