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Race Date: 
December 26, 2008
Selection Type: 
Race Number: 
Race 9
Race Name: 
The Furl Sail Handicap

This year’s edition of the Furl Sail couldn’t have come up tougher. Fourteen fillies and mares line up in the starting gate, each one with a chance to win. #8 BARBETTE is overdue and will likely be a big price. She’s was gaining well in her last two races, but both times started her move too late. She is versatile and could be sitting on a big one today as she makes her third start of the meet and keeps her rider Eddie Martin Jr., who has now had two races to figure her out. #13 SHYTOE LAFEET was 3rd in this race last year at generous odds of 22-1. She is one of those solid runners who can usually be counted on to give a good account of herself and she had a great prep for this race winning an allowance race here over the course on December 4th. #5 YOU DANCING DEVIL was 2nd in that same prep race, behind SHYTOE LAFEET, is another who normally runs well and will be given every chance under her regular rider James Graham.