02/11/2008 12:00AM

Wild Encounter holds off Senora Tormenta by neck


Wild Encounter was prominent throughout for a neck win over Senora Tormenta in the $50,000 Jersey Village for Texas-bred fillies and mares at Sam Houston Race Park on Saturday night. It was another half-length back in third to Festive Rain.

Hollye Lynne finished fifth as the favorite.

Wild Encounter ($16.40) covered 1 1/16 miles on firm turf in 1:46.35. Richard Eramia rode the winner for Agave Racing Stable and trainer Michelle Lovell.