Sunburst Stakes Preview

Sunburst Stakes Preview

Graded stakes winner Over Da Edge returns in Sunday's $100,000 feature at Sunland Park.

Over Da Edge (yellow cap). PHOTO: Coady Photography

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Over Da Edge, a graded stakes winning daughter of Eye Am King racing for Miguel Y. Gallegos and Mauricio Gallegos, will make her next start in Sunday’s 350-yard, $100,000 Sunburst Stakes (RG3) for New Mexico-bred 3-year-old fillies at Sunland Park.

Over Da Edge will be shortening in distance off of her neck victory in the 400-yard, $193,000 Shue Fly Stakes (RG2) on February 4. A $24,500 purchase from breeder MJ Farms at the 2022 Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale, the filly is trained by Eric Valenzuela.

Over Da Edge drew post 2 and will be ridden by Sergio Becerra Jr.

Mi Cielo Ranch’s Sweetest Emotion is coming off of a third-place finish, a neck behind Over Da Edge, in the Shue Fly. A brown daughter of Jet Black Patriot and a $40,000 buy at the ’22 Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale, the filly is trained by James J. Gonzales III.

Sweetest Emotion drew post 5 and will be ridden by Francisco Calderon.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:

  1. Jetting Thru Clouds (Brian C. Barraza)
  2. Over Da Edge (Sergio Becerra Jr.)
  3. Miss Baby Cartel (Jose Luis Enriquez)
  4. Paint Me Queen (Adrian Ramos)
  5. Sweetest Emotion (Francisco Calderon)
  6. Diamond Debt CSJ (Alonso Rivera)
  7. Meiomi Noir (Christian Ramos)
  8. Flashn Milagro (Jose D. Ruiz)
  9. Daddysqueenofalice (Noe Garcia Jr.)
  10. Jess Paid (Emilio Tapia)
  11. AE-Copy Of Jess (Ali Rivera)
  12. AE-JM Mia (Felipe Garcia-Luna)

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