11/17/2004 12:00AM

Wren may take two shots at Jackpot


The owner Kaaren Biggs and trainer Steve Wren, who won last year's $1 million Delta Jackpot with Mr. Jester, could have two colts in the Delta Jackpot this year on Dec. 4 at Delta Downs.

Wren said plans will become firmer after Sunday when the undefeated Western Acres and his entrymate Silver Haze run in the $75,000 MEC Juvenile at Remington Park.

"If they both run a credible race, we'd run them both in the Jackpot," said Wren.

Western Acres, who was purchased at auction earlier this year for $500,000, will be making his two-turn debut in the Juvenile. He won his maiden at Louisiana Downs and last out rolled to a five-length win in an entry-level allowance at Lone Star Park, earning a Beyer Figure of 82.

Silver Haze was fourth last out in the $75,000 Harrah's Juvenile at Louisiana Downs. He is a son of Silver Deputy, the sire of Mr. Jester.

* Storm Surge, who won the $100,000 Lone Star Park Juvenile on the Breeders' Cup undercard Oct. 30, is "50-50" for the Delta Jackpot, said his trainer, Dallas Stewart. Stewart said Storm Surge, who has won 3 of 5 starts, is also under consideration for the Grade 2 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes at Churchill Downs on Nov. 27.

Storm Surge is a son of Storm Cat and is from the same mare as Grade 2 winner Boston Common, who earned more than $600,000. Storm Surge races for Overbrook Farm.