06/25/2009 11:00PM

Trip points to Restless Lady at Hastings


VANCOUVER, British Columbia - A very sharp Restless Lady could be hard to hold off when she tries to run down Brighouse Belles winner Heaven on Hold in the fourth race at Hastings on Sunday. The 6 1/2-furlong second-level allowance race carries a $50,000 claiming option and drew six horses. The eight-race card begins at 1:25 p.m.

Trained by Cindy Krasner, Restless Lady is going for her third straight win and she is coming off of an easy 4 1/4-length win at this level on June 12. With Chad Hoverson aboard, Restless Lady stalked the pace set by Rosada before taking over control of the race on the stretch turn. Rosada,

Yoorock Gal, and Heaven on Hold all have good speed, and if a duel develops Restless Lady will be very tough to beat. Hoverson retains the mount.

Heaven on Hold could end up being the favorite. A 4-year-old Kentucky-bred, Heaven on Hold has won two sprint stakes - the Brighouse Belles here on May 3, and the $50,000 Tiburon at Golden Gate in January of 2008. She is coming off of a third-place finish in the $50,000 Senate Appointee on June 7.

Heaven on Hold, clearly the speed of the speed, will break from the rail with Mario Gutierrez aboard. She is trained by leading trainer Troy Taylor.

Rosada could be coming up to a peak effort in her third start at the meet. Trained by Barb Heads, Rosada was off for exactly one year when she came back to finish fifth as the odds-on favorite in a first-level allowance race for British Columbia-breds on May 17. She took a big step forward when she finished second to Restless Lady on June 12. In her only start in 2008 she finished second to Dancing Allstar in the Emerald Downs Handicap.

Fernando Perez, who rode Heaven on Hold in both the Brighouse Belles and Senate Appointee, retains the mount on Rosada.

Yoorock Gal was favored over Restless Lady and Rosada June 12, but after forcing the early pace she tired to finish a well-beaten third.

Infinite Wealth will be making her first start since she finished fourth in a first-level allowance race on May 2. In her only other start this year she finished second to Destiny's Home in a similar race on April 18. Destiny's Home, fifth after breaking in the air in the Senate Appointee, rounds out the field.