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New Mexico Breeders' Stakes

Graded stakes winner Wahene Version is the 5-2 morning-line favorite for Friday's feature at SunRay Park.
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Wahene Version, a chestnut daughter of Winners Version owned by Erick A. Gutierrez-Carrillo, is one of seven state-bred 3-year-olds entered in Friday’s 400-yard, $60,000 New Mexico Breeders’ Stakes (R) at SunRay Park.

Wahene Version will be stretching out in distance off of her half-length victory in the 350-yard, $85,000 Sunburst Stakes (RG3) for New Mexico-bred sophomore fillies at Sunland Park on April 6. The filly has earned $69,240 from three races this season.

The 5-2 morning-line favorite, Wahene Version drew post 2 and will be ridden by Edgar S. Martinez. Her six opponents include German Amaya’s CD Flash And Fame, a graded stakes placed son of champion First Moonflash trained by Jimmy Guerra. CD Flash And Fame will be making his first start since February 16, when the colt ran third, a neck behind winner Ryansmanonthemoon, in the 400-yard, $85,000 New Mexico HBA Stakes (RG2) at Sunland Park.

CD Flash And Fame drew post7 and will be ridden by Paul Garcia.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments and morning-line odds:

Tooflashyforyou (Hector Aldrete), 9-2
Wahene Version (Edgar S. Martinez), 5-2
Fifty Shots Ar (Martin Felix), 8-1
Chicks Baby Suds (Jaime P. Leos), 15-1
Vintage Vaquera (Esgar Ramirez), 3-1
Cambria Cartel (Mauro Salcedo), 7-2
CD Flash And Fame (Paul Garcia), 6-1

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