The fields for the $250,000 Zia Park Derby and $250,000 Zia Park Oaks were drawn Tuesday. The races will lead the annual Land of Enchantment program Nov. 21 at Zia Park in Hobbs, N.M. There are seven Thoroughbred stakes worth a cumulative $1 million.
The Zia Derby drew a field of nine with Super Derby winner Limation breaking from the rail under Ricardo Santana, Jr. From there, Air Strike will break from post 2, followed by Nanoosh, Analyze This Jet, Restrainedvengenance, Yulong Warrior, Sky Promise, Combatant and All Out Blitz.
The Zia Oaks field of seven from the rail is: Secret Spice, Baydar, Rose of Malibu, Cosmic Burst, Casa Bonita, Syndney Freeman and She's a Julie.
Shotgun Kowboy is part of an eight-horse field for the $150,000 Championship, while Stallwalkin' Dude goes in the $100,000 Zia Park Sprint.
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