06/30/2002 11:00PM

Saturday stakes roundup


* Manny Aguilar guided 2-year-old filly Heavenly Miss to an impressive 1 1/4-length victory over 8-5 favorite Crimson and Roses in the $100,000 J j'sdream Stakes at Calder.

* Pass the Virtue, the longest shot on the board in a field of six 3-year-old fillies, held off a late rally by 2-5 favorite Alternate to score a one-length victory in the $175,000 Susan's Girl Breeders' Cup at Delaware Park. In the $100,000 Brandywine Stakes, He's a Knockout successfully stretched out from six furlongs to a mile. Burning Roma, the 4-5 favorite, finished sixth in a field of seven.

* Jockey Mike Luzzi sent the 6-year-old Babae ($3.60) to the lead rounding the far turn and she drew off to a three-length victory in the $100,000 Dr. James Penny Memorial Handicap at Philadelphia Park, covering 1 1/16 miles of firm turf in 1:46.86. Watch, who beat Babae in last fall's Cardinal Handicap at Churchill Downs, was second in the stretch, but was passed late by Rhum and finished third as the 2-1 second choice.

* The 1 1/16-mile Cyclones Handicap at Prairie Meadows may have marked the passing of the torch in the Iowa-bred ranks as the rapidly improving 3-year-old Cowboy Stuff dueled outside three-time defending Iowa-bred horse of the year and 3-5 favorite Sure Shot Biscuit, shook him off, and went on to score a three-quarter-length victory over Take Me Up.

* Demiparfait overcame speed favoring conditions to narrowly capture the $35,000 Frances Genter Stakes at Canterbury Park. Also Saturday, rider Derek Bell shook off the effects of a third race spill to ride J. P. Jet to a four-length victory in the $35,000 Victor S. Myers Stakes.

* Profound Secret ($14) took advantage of a hot pace duel, rallying from last to win the $50,880 Sam J. Whiting Handicap at the Alameda County Fair.

* First-timer starter Frankiefourfingers led all the way in the $164,550 Clarendon Stakes for Canadian-bred 2-year-olds Saturday at Woodbine.