12/10/2003 12:00AM

Stephan's Angel may get right trip


OZONE PARK, N.Y. - A rare weekday stakes, the $60,000-added Mom's Command, spices things up at Aqueduct on Friday.

Among the six 2-year-old fillies entered is Forest Music, who flopped as the favorite in her last start in the Grade 3 Valley Stream on Nov. 23.

Others in the six-furlong race are Stoic, who finished third in the Valley Stream, and Sweet Vision, who finished second behind Stoic in an allowance race on Halloween.

The horse to beat may be Philadelphia Park shipper Stephan's Angel, who has won her two career starts by a combined margin of 17 1/2 lengths. After winning her second start at Laurel Park on Nov. 15, she was bought by Fox Hill Farm and turned over to trainer John Servis.

Stephan's Angel won her first start by 12 lengths in a $40,000 maiden claiming race at Laurel on Oct. 30. She covered the six furlongs in a solid 1:10.22. In her second start, Stephan's Angel won an optional claimer by 5 1/2 lengths. The runner-up, Sea of Promises, came back and won her next start.

On Dec. 4, Stephan's Angel worked five furlongs in 1:01.00, the fastest of 13 works at the distance that day at Philadelphia Park.

Richard Migliore rides Stephan's Angel, who figures to get a nice stalking trip behind pacesetters Forest Music and Stoic. Stephan's Angel drew post 4.

Forest Music turned heads when she won her career debut by 8 1/2 lengths and earned a whopping Beyer Speed Figure of 105. Off that race at Laurel Park on Oct. 8, she ran 17 days later in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies and finished last. The toll of running in the Juvenile Fillies might have shown in the Valley Stream when Forest Music finished fifth.

Sweet Vision finished second to Stoic in a first-level allowance race on Oct. 31. It was Sweet Vision's first race since July 30. She came out of that race with a respiratory infection, according to trainer John Terranova.

"We were short - she needed the race," Terranova said of Sweet Vision's last start. "She ran a good second."

Terranova said the Mom's Command "comes up perfect timing-wise. I think she's all right now, she's ready. It looks like a good spot for her on Friday."

On Monday, Sweet Vision worked a half-mile in 48.87 seconds at Belmont.

Whirlwind Charlott, who won her last start at Philadelphia Park, and Ms. Trick or Treat, who finished last in the Grade 2 Astarita in the slop, complete the field.

- additional reporting by David Grening