FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2016
ELEGANT BEL BATTLES BRAVELY IN FRIDAY FEATURE
ALBANY, CALIF. – Elegant Bel – making her second start off a layoff – took a clear lead and dug in late to beat Dreamarcher and Bottle Blonde in the $29,399 optional claiming feature Friday at Golden Gate Fields.
Guided by jockey Frank Alvarado, Elegant Bel set modest fractions of 25.06 and 48.85 seconds before staving off a pair of challenges to prevail by a neck. Dreamarcher edged Bottle Blonde by a neck for second.