06/28/2005 11:00PM

Sheen Sky back with her peers in Harrison


SASKATOON, Saskatchewan - A full field of 10 3-year-old fillies will contest the $6,000 Captain Stanley Harrison Handicap on Friday, Canada Day, at Marquis Downs.

The Captain Stanley is run over six furlongs and there are three winners and seven maidens in the field, including one first-time starter.

Sheen Sky won the $10,000 Woodland Heritage in her lone start at 2, earning top juvenile filly honors in the province. Sheen Sky tried claimers this spring at Stampede Park with no success, and has since returned to the friendlier confines of Marquis Downs, where she has a couple of second-place finishes versus older nonwinners-of-two. Leading jockey Serge Rocheleau will ride.

Similkameen Brew arrives from Vancouver sporting a victory against $5,000 maiden claimers on June 4. Similkameen Brew has run six times this year and should be dead fit and a danger to wire the field with her quick turn of foot.

Arctic Taliyah ran second in the Woodland Heritage last summer. After finishing third here in her 2005 debut, Arctic Taliyah won her maiden over a muddy surface going a half-mile. She then disappointed as the 3-5 favorite when trying winners on June 18.

Of the maidens, Chipaway may have the best chance to register the upset, having been competitive last summer against $10,000 maiden claimers at Northlands. Her lone start here this year was a lackluster sixth-place finish, beaten almost 10 lengths.

* With a third of the 30-day meet having been completed, Rocheleau leads the rider standings with 14 scores, one more than Tim Moccasin and five up on Rennie Latchman.

Don Bjarnarson and Russell Gardipy are tied atop the trainers list with six victories apiece, while Mike Tourangeau is just one win back in third.