#7 SIERRA SPIRIT (9-2) First-time starter from Bonde barn has trained in solid style and figures live at first asking. The sophomore Cal-bred colt went :45.1 from the gate here on Jan. 15, so he must have some early zip. Tab in a wide-open looking contest.
Yesterday's Result: FORTY DATES finished third in 6th race.
LIVE LONGSHOT: MELBISHA (5th race)
SHOWVIVOR: TURBULENT DESCENT (4th race)
DAYS SURVIVED: 1