Sis's Sis fought off a wall of challengers and scored a half-length
victory Sunday in the $50,000 Irish Day Handicap for 3-year-old fillies
at Emerald Downs.
It was the third straight win and the first
stakes victory for Sis's Sis, a Washington-bred filly by Cahill Road
out of Carni Gal. With Juan Gutierrez riding at 118 lbs., Sis's Sis ran
one mile in 1:36 3/5 on a sloppy track and paid $8.60, $4.80 and $3.20.
Jim Penney is the trainer for owners Michael and Amy Feuerborn of Maple
Valley, who paid $11,000 for the filly as a yearling in 2008.
So Lightly, a California invader ridden by Anne Von Rosen at 114 lbs.,
rallied inside to finish second and paid $7.80 and $5.40. It was a neck
farther back to Zenovit, Seth Martinez riding at 121 lbs., and a $4.60