08/07/2001 12:00AM

Sulaymondo set to win


SAN MATEO, Calif. - Sulaymondo, who has been racing well in claiming company at Hollywood Park, looks tough to beat when she meets five other fillies and mares in the $32,000 allowance feature at six furlongs at Bay Meadows Thursday.

The race is for fillies and mares, 3 and up, who have not won $3,000 other than maiden or claiming.

Sulaymondo, a 5-year-old daughter of Mr. Procrastinator, has started only five times this year, and has rounded into form in her last pair. She ran second in a $25,000 claiming race June 29, then stepped up to $32,000 and finished second again on July 16. She seems to be sitting on another strong effort, is well-spotted, and has the right just-off-the-pace style for this speed-laden field.

The main threats appear to be Island Jubilee and Miss Allie Gator.

Trainer Chuck Jenda claimed Island Jubilee out of her 2001 debut on May 18 at Hollywood Park, and so far it looks like an excellent claim. She won that race - a $32,000 maiden claimer - by seven lengths, then came back to win a $40,000 starter allowance at Hollywood Park. Most recently, she dueled for the lead to the stretch before fading to eighth in an allowance race at Del Mar.

Since that race, she has a sizzling 57.80-second five-furlong work at Golden Gate Fields. She fits better here, and appears to be the speed of the speed in this field.

Miss Allie Gator, trained by Cliff Delima, finished second in an allowance race at Santa Rosa in her last start, and is perfectly drawn on the outside of this small field.

* The California Horse Racing Board approved a request from the San Mateo County Fair to offer superfecta wagering on all races with eight or more wagering interests during the 12-day fair meet at Bay Meadows.