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Over Da Edge Headlines Saturday's $100,000 New Mexico HBA Stakes
Two-time stakes winner Over Da edge is entered in Saturday’s $100,000 New Mexico Horse Breeders’ Association Stakes (RG2).

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Over Da Edge Headlines Saturday's $100,000 New Mexico HBA Stakes


SUNLAND PARK, NM–APRIL 2, 2024–Over Da Edge, a two-time stakes winner during the current Sunland Park meet, is one of 11 state-bred 3-year-old Quarter Horses entered in Saturday’s 400-yard, $100,000 New Mexico Horse Breeders’ Association Stakes (RG2).

Trained by Eric Valenzuela for owners Miguel Y. Gallegos and Mauricio Gallegos, Over Da Edge has won five of 10 races and has earned $217,986, of which $160,984 has been banked from three outs this season. The sorrel daughter of Eye Am King has won all three of her starts during the Sunland Park meet, including the 400-yard, $193,000 Shue Fly Stakes (RG2) on February 4, and the 350-yard, $100,000 Sunburst Stakes (RG3) on March 3.

Over Da Edge drew post 4 and will be ridden by Sergio Becerra Jr. Eric Valenzuela will also send out Call Me Jessiecartel, a graded stakes winning Jess A Chicks gelding racing for Empire Racing and Pavon Racing LLC. Call Me Jessiecartel is coming off of a fifth-place finish, three-quarters of a length behind Over Da Edge, in the Shue Fly Stakes, but the gelding was coming off of a juvenile campaign during which he banked $241,724 from seven races and won the 400-yard, $388,000 Zia Futurity (RG1) at Ruidoso Downs.

Call Me Jessiecartel drew post 6 and will be ridden by Jose Luis Enriquez.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:
  1. Jess Have One More (Luis Martinez), 8-1
  2. Crispyn (Esgar Ramirez), 6-1
  3. JM Special Ryon (Adrian Ramos), 10-1
  4. Over Da Edge (Sergio Becerra Jr.), 4-1
  5. Paint Me Queen (James Flores), 10-1
  6. Call Me Jessiecartel (Jose Luis Enriquez), 5-1
  7. Big Posies Cartel (Christian Ramos), 9-2
  8. Big Daddy Farr (Alan Hernandez), 10-1
  9. Lil Newt (Noe Garcia Jr.), 8-1
  10. Da Edge Of Gray (Christian Cardenas), 15-1
  11. AE-JM Johnny B Good (Emilio Tapia), 20-1

All Sunland Park races can be seen at Q-Racing