05/08/2005 11:00PM

Saturday stakes recaps (5/7/05)


* Premium Saltine ($5.60), coming off a career-best 101 Beyer in his first start since December, defeated 3-5 favorite Coach Jimi Lee by three-quarters of a length in the $51,500 Prairie Express at Prairie Meadows.

* Paz Ciudadana ($14) dueled Due to Win Again into submission and still had enough left to score a 2 1/2-length victory in the $50,000 Honeymoon Stakes at Louisiana Downs.

* Verne's Baby ($4.80), unbeaten in three career starts, shrugged off several challenges on the front end en route to a head victory over Enough Is Enough in the $162,000 Queenston Stakes at Woodbine.