08/25/2002 11:00PM

Sunday Stakes Recaps


Emerald Downs: Sabertooth wires Longacres

AUBURN, Wash. - Sabertooth ($37.20) went to the front at the start and was never seriously challenged in a stunning 2 1/2-length victory in the Grade 3, $250,000 Longacres Mile.

Moonlight Meeting came from eighth to get second by a neck over San Nicolas.

The strong prerace favorite, Redattore, was scratched after spiking a temperature of 103 degrees Saturday. Redattore was treated and scheduled to return to trainer Richard Mandella's barn at Del Mar on Tuesday.

o Always a Dixie ($11.40) was the 1 3/4-length victor in the $100,000 Emerald Breeders' Cup Distaff

- Dennis Dodge

Remington: The Judge Sez Who takes Derby

OKLAHOMA CITY - The Judge Sez Who scored a half-length win over favorite Easyfromthegitgo in the Grade 3, $296,500 Oklahoma Derby. It was another head back in third to A.P. Five Hundred.

The Judge Sez Who ($7) is trained by Milton Wolfson, who said next-race options are the Super Derby at Louisiana Downs on Sept. 21, and the Indiana Derby at Hoosier Park on Oct. 5.

- Mary Rampellini