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10/22/15 - 12/20/15

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.