An impressive array of nominees is set for the $200,000 Sunland Park Oaks to be run on Sunday, March 27 at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino. The distaff feature is the co-feature to the $800,000 Sunland Derby (Gr.
The El Paso Rhinos were looking for their 3rd Thorne Cup Trophy in five years, but fell to Idaho, 4-2 in game two tonight in El Paso. With the win, coupled with the 3-1 win in Game 1, gives the Thorne Cup Trophy to the Steelheads.
The 2011 Sunland Derby will take place on Sunday, March 27 at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino. The $800,000 race almost assures the winner a berth in the Kentucky Derby. This will be the second running of the race as a graded race.
Heavyweight David Rodriguez def. Matt Hicks by 2nd round TKO. Rodriguez improved to 34-0 with 32 knockouts.
In the co-main event, Hector Camacho, Jr. def. Juan Astorga by unanimous decision. Camacho, Jr. improved to 55-4-1.