Eight Entered In Alcatraz Stakes

Eight Entered In Alcatraz Stakes

     Eight 3-year-olds have been entered in the $75,000 Alcatraz Stakes, a 1 1/16-mile turf contest that will be run Saturday at Golden Gate Fields.

     The field for the Alcatraz, in post position order, is as follows: Life Is a Rock, Kevin Krigger rides; Offlee Wild Boys, Aaron Gryder; Cody Peak, Juan Hernandez; Gig Harbor, Frank Alvarado; Northern Causeway, Julien Couton; Anakin, David Lopez; Unbridled Endeavor, Inoel Beato; and Duke of Doom, Russell Baze.  All of the starters will carry 120 pounds.

     Life Is a Rock, Cody Peak, Anakin and Unbridled Endeavor all are coming off victories.  Duke of Doom has two wins, two seconds and a third in five career starts, while Gig Harbor has two wins and a third in three lifetime outings.  Offlee Wild Boys is 2-for-2 at Golden Gate Fields, and Northern Causeway finished a game second (beaten a nose by Life Is a Rock) in a mile allowance race on the Golden Gate Fields turf on
April 17.