Friday, December 27, 2013
That’s Who, a homebred 4-year-old gelding by Quinton’s Gold racing for Sam and Latane Stevens of Lamesa, Texas, is the morning-line favorite for Sunday’s $85,000 Albert Dominguez Memorial Handicap (R) for New Mexico-bred Thoroughbreds at Sunland Park.
Trained by Joel Marr, That’s Who is coming off of a second-place finish to Mr Wizard in the 1-mile, $180,000 Rocky Gulch New Mexico Cup Championship (R) at Zia Park on October 27. All told, the gelding has won 12 of 20 races, including xx stakes, and has earned $513,552.
Alfredo Juarez Jr. Will ride That’s Who from post 5 on Sunday.
The 1 1/16-mile Albert Dominguez Memorial has drawn a field of nine. In addition to That’s Who, other contenders include Mr. Wizard, a 4-year-old Premeditation gelding who ran eighth as the 5-2 choice in the 6 1/2-furlong, $85,000 Johnie L. Jamison Handicap (R) at Sunland on December 8.
Racing for W.D. Carson Sr., M.H. Carson, and Leach Racing from the barn of trainer Dallas Barton, Mr. Wizard won two of his three outs during the Zia Park meet, including the Rocky Gulch New Mexico Championship. Dusty Shepherd will ride the homebred gelding from post 6 in the Albert Dominguez Memorial.
The complete lineup for the Albert Dominguez Memorial, in post position order including jockey and weight assignments and morning-line odds -- Jenson’s Miracle (Enrique Gomez, 116), 12-1; Ministerial (Miguel Fuentes Jr., 111), 20-1; On Down The Road (Carlos Madeira, 121), 7-2; Attitude E Racer (Ken Tohill, 120), 6-1; That’s Who (Alfredo Juarez Jr., 122), 5-2; Mr. Wizard (Dusty Shepherd, 121), 5-1; Hush’s Storm (Aldo Arboleda, 120), 4-1; Mr. McCoy (Ry Eikleberry, 115), 8-1; and Spinning Touch (Enrique Garcia, 117), 12-1.
The Albert Dominguez Memorial will be run as the ninth race on Sunland Park’s 11-race program and share the Sunday stakes spotlight with the 400-yard, $350,000 Championship at Sunland Park (G1) for Quarter Horses. The Championship has attracted a full field of 10, including reigning AQHA champion aged stallion Prospect To The Top and 2011 world champion Cold Cash 123.