11/29/2004 12:00AM

Saturday stakes recaps (11/27/04)

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Rocky Gulch wins the $132,250 Johnnie Jamison at Sunland Park on Saturday.

* Rocky Gulch ($6), rebounding from an uncharacteristic poor performance at Sunray Park three weeks earlier, cruised to a 3 3/4-length win over 7-5 favorite Value of the Hunt in the $132,250 Johnnie Jamison, a 6 1/2-furlong stakes for New Mexico-breds at Sunland Park. It was the fifth stakes win of the season for Rocky Gulch.

* Let's Just Do It ($4.60) dueled head-to-head with 25-1 longshot Smokin' Greida through the stretch, then pulled away inside the sixteenth pole to score a 3 1/2-length victory in the $51,550 Autumn Stakes for fillies and mares at Charles Town.

* Very Vegas ($8.60), making her first start around two turns since February, gave up the lead entering the far turn only to re-rally to get up by a neck over Muir Beach in the $50,000 Queen of the Green Handicap at Turf Paradise.

* Sea Dub ($8.20) returned to one of his best distances and drove to a 2 3/4-length win over Payasito in the $40,000 Buffalo Bayou Stakes, a 1 1/16-mile turf race at Sam Houston Race Park. Trainer Joe Petalino said Sea Dub could make his next start in the $60,000 Colonel E.R. Bradley Handicap at Fair Grounds on Jan. 2.