08/10/2006 11:00PM

Wolfson has one busy day planned

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Miesque's Approval is headed for Monmouth Park for a start in the Grade 3 Red Bank.

MIAMI - Trainer Marty Wolfson could be the busiest trainer in North America on Saturday, Sept. 2, when he plans to run three horses in three stakes at three different locales, none his home base of Calder Race Course.

Wolfson has penciled in the Grade 1 Forego Handicap at Saratoga for Pomeroy, the Grade 3 Red Bank Handicap at Monmouth Park for Miesque's Approval, and the Grade 3 Kent Breeders' Cup Stakes at Delaware Park for Can't Beat It that day. Wolfson, who rarely travels with any of his horses, said he will likely be at Monmouth with Miesque's Approval that afternoon.

Wolfson said he has sought help from other trainers.

"I've already contacted Scott Blasi about taking Pomeroy for me at Saratoga and Steve Klesaris will probably help me out at Delaware with Can't Beat It," Wolfson said here Friday.

Pomeroy returned from a 10-month layoff to finish second behind Nightmare Affair in Calder's Grade 2 Smile Sprint Handicap while making his first start since being purchased and turned over to Wolfson earlier this year. Nightmare Affair is also expected to ship to Saratoga for the Forego.

Mach Ride headed for Spa run

Pomeroy and Nightmare Affair aren't the only Calder-based sprinters heading to New York for a Grade 1 engagement at Saratoga. Trainer Steve Standridge has also said he is pointing his once-beaten 3-year-old Mach Ride for the seven-furlong King's Bishop on the Travers undercard on Aug. 26.

Mach Ride had his only setback in five starts when he was second behind odds-on favorite Too Much Bling while racing along a deep rail in the Grade 2 Carry Back Stakes on July 15.

"I thought he ran a great race even though he got beat in the Carry Back," said Standridge, "especially being down on the rail where he didn't really want to be that day."

Standridge's decision to run Mach Ride in the King's Bishop has left the door wide open for nine other 3-year-old sprinters entered for Sunday's $50,000 Eillo Stakes. The six-furlong race is headed by Yes He's the Man, who finished a distant sixth after encountering early trouble in the Carry Back. A son of Yes It's True, Yes He's the Man won both the Naked Greed and Monmouth's Select Stakes by wide margins earlier this season.

R Loyal Man, a two-time stakes winner this winter at Tampa, will turn back to six furlongs off a series of longer races and may prove the one to beat in the Eillo, along with the stretch-running Gin Rummy King.

R Loyal Man will be making his first start since being transferred to trainer Eddie Plesa Jr.'s barn following his eighth-place finish in the Donthelumbertrader Stakes on turf July 15. Gin Rummy King returns to the main track after rallying from midpack to capture the Donthelumbertrader here last month.

The remainder of the Eillo field is How's Your Halo, Far West, The Yips, Five Speed, Tropical Play, and Gold Timber.

Kaufy Mate near return

Kaufy Mate, idle since registering an impressive 4 1/2-length victory in Gulfstream Park's Aventura Stakes on April 3, 2004, has been working steadily for his return here in recent weeks.

Trained by Kirk Ziadie, Kaufy Mate also upset The Cliff's Edge to capture the Sam Davis Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs and finished fifth behind Limehouse in the Grade 3 Tampa Bay Derby.

New apprentice catching on Jeffrey Sanchez has been the dominant apprentice rider during the current session, entering Friday's card with 72 victories. That was good for second place in the standings behind Manoel Cruz. But the apprentice ranks were bolstered when 18-year-old Jermaine Bridgmohan began his career two weeks ago.

Bridgmohan, younger brother of New York based rider Shaun Bridgmohan, has quickly become a popular item with local horsemen, especially after notching his first victory aboard first-time starter Shimmering Crystal last weekend for trainer Kirk Ziadie.

Bridgmohan, who rides with a 10-pound allowance until his fifth career victory, is listed on four mounts Sunday. He has turned his book over to veteran agent Cory Moran.