11/10/2014 9:13AM

Wine Police leads wide-open sprint field in Lea County


Wine Police will have to defeat an eclectic cast of sprinters Tuesday to get back in the win column when competing in the $55,000 Lea County Sprint Stakes at Zia Park in Hobbs, N.M. His rivals include Watch Me Go, who won the Grade 2 Tampa Bay Derby in 2011; Roman Threat, a Grade 3 winner and half-brother to champion filly Indian Blessing; and Homerun Bertie, the race’s defending winner who is coming off a score over Quarter Horses.