07/11/2005 12:00AM

Yougottawanna headed to Longacres Mile


Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer said Alamedan Handicap winner Yougottawanna will now be pointed to the Grade 3 Longacres Mile, a race won by stablemate Adreamisborn last year after he won the Alamedan, which is the Alameda County Fair's premier stakes.

Adreamisborn, second to his stablemate in Sunday's Alamedan, will be pointed to the $100,000 Joseph Grace on the new Santa Rosa turf course, although Hollendorfer may also run him at Del Mar.

Trainer Steve Specht, a Santa Rosa resident, said Saturday's Sam J. Whiting Handicap winner, Bonfante, would also run next in Santa Rosa.

After the Whiting, Bonfante's second straight sprint stakes victory, Specht said he would nominate him to the 1 1/16-mile Grace and the six-furlong Ernest Finley.

"He's shown he can handle the turf," Specht said. "A lot will depend upon who else is entered. If he could make the lead while setting a relatively easy pace, I'd consider running him. If there's a lot of speed, he'll probably go in the sprint."

Hollendorfer scratched Smoocher, Adreamisborn's entrymate, from the Alamedan.

"Speed has been really dominant here, the last couple days especially," Hollendorfer said after Yougottawanna's wire-to-wire victory. "That's why I scratched Smoocher. I didn't want to run two come-from-behind horses here."

No Compromise career over

The frustrating career of No Compromise has come to an end, according to trainer Kent Molinaro.

No Compromise ran only once, on May 21, 2003, winning her debut by five lengths over Platinum Princess, who has earned more than $100,000 and has become stakes-placed.

It was a sensational debut, earning No Compromise a Beyer Speed Figure of 93, but she never raced again.

She was scheduled to run Sunday in the 870-yard Jack Robinson Handicap, a $10,000 mixed-breed stakes race.

"I felt she needed a race rather than simply trying to train," said Molinaro, who has had success bringing Thoroughbreds back in races like Sunday's.

No Compromise, a $60,000 purchase at a Barretts 2-year-olds in training sale, had four good works over the track in preparation for her latest comeback attempt, including a bullet 47.60 half-mile gate drill on July 4. After entering her on Thursday, though, Molinaro sensed a problem even though the filly was acting fine, and he ordered an X-ray on her knee. His suspicions were confirmed. X-rays revealed the filly's knee wasn't quite right.

"We'll breed her next spring," Molinaro said. "Hopefully, she'll produce some winners."

Her dam had run only once, too, and also won her debut.

Two apprentices win their maidens

Apprentices Adan Landeros and Peter Artieda each won their first races at the Alameda County Fair.

Landeros won aboard Cilantro, hanging on by a head in an $8,000 maiden claimer at six furlongs on Monday. Artieda guided The Cat's Joanna to a half-length victory in a $3,200 six-furlong sprint Saturday.

Landeros won in only his second career start. Artieda's victory came in his 22nd race.

The 22-year-old Landeros, from Michocan, Mexico, is a cousin of riders Victor and Alfredo Miranda and trainer Efrain Miranda.

Landeros has placed third aboard Bagdad Gambler for Efrain Miranda in his first start.

Cilantro barely held on, but Landeros hand-rode him instead of trying to whip him home.

"I know the horse well," Landeros said. "He was giving me everything he had."

Artieda, a 25-year-old from Oxnard, wanted to be a jockey as a youngster after going to the track with his grandfather, but never followed up on that thought until a year ago.

"I went to Frank Garza's ranch, and he taught me the basics in about two and a half months," Artieda said. "People say I have a natural feel for the saddle."

He began exercising horses at Hollywood Park last September and got his initial rides earlier this year at Los Alamitos, as well as two mounts at Hollywood Park.

"I came here because I want to get experience, and I really need to race," said Artieda, who works eight to 10 horses each morning.

Schvaneveldt sorry that meet is over

Jockey Chad Schvaneveldt, who lives quite close to the Alameda County Fair, shared the meet riding title with Roberto Gonzalez with 13 victories. He won four of the meet's five stakes.

"I'm really sorry we're leaving," Schvaneveldt said.

Session numbers looking good

The just-concluded 11-day Alameda County Fair meeting at Pleasanton has racked up strong betting numbers.

The ontrack handle increased 10 percent to $6,905,585, up from $6,299,353 in 2004. Wagering at the northern California satellite network was up 4 percent, from $16,964,061 to $17,612,933. Out-of-state wagering, though, was down 1 percent, from $9,513,927 to $9,416,580.

Complete figures for all-sources handle will be released next week, after account-wagering totals have been added up.

New mule world record

If there were any doubt, the torch was passed Sunday in Pleasanton. Sarah Nelson is the new queen of the mule world.

The 6-year-old mare with the always-fashionable mule breeding of Unknown and Unknown won the Pleasanton Mule Championship by 3 1/2 lengths over 400 yards, beating arch-rival Smoking Joe, with the 13-year-old Black Ruby another 2 1/2 lengths back in third.

Even more impressive than the winning margin was the winning time of 22.618 seconds, which eclipsed the world record of 22.95 seconds set in 1997 at Les Bois in Boise, Idaho, by Lucky Penny, who was the queen of the mule world and all-time leading earner before Black Ruby.

Stockton totals

Final official handle records for the 10-day San Joaquin County Fair meet that ended June 26 show that the fair had a 4.6 percent increase in its all-sources live handle. The all-sources live handle, including advance deposit wagering, was $15,520,613, compared with $14,837,459 in 2004.

There was a 1 percent increase in ontrack handle to $2,181,188 from $2,149,393, as well as a 1 percent increase in the northern California satellite network to $9,122,114, up from $9,074,078 last year.