Friday, January 27 2012
UNZIP ME LIKELY FOR SUNDAY’S WISHING WELL STAKES ON FAMILIAR TURF
ARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 26, 2012) – After having been entered and established as the 5-2 morning line favorite in Saturday’s $100,000 Valentine Dancer Stakes at one mile on turf, Unzip Me instead is likely to stick with her familiar distance of 6 ½ furlongs over Santa Anita’s hillside turf course in Sunday’s $70,000 Wishing Well Stakes.
“It looked like there was a lot of pace in there on Saturday,” trainer Marty Jones said in favoring the downhill sprint layout over which the speedy 6-year-old mare has won 6 of 10 starts. She has been victorious in nine stakes ranging from five to 6 ½ furlongs, but never had been extended to one mile in 24 career starts.
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