07/06/08 Race - Canterbury Downs, MN

So Elegant is entered to run on July 6, 2008 at CANTERBURY PARK

Race: 3 Distance: One Mile And Seventy Yards Surface: Dirt Age: 4 Sex: Filly
Race Type: Maiden Special Weight Purse: $19125
Jockey: Jesse Jimenez Garcia Derek C. Bell
Trainer: Tammy Domenosky
Race conditions: FOR MN-BRED MAIDENS, FILLIES AND MARES THREE, FOUR, AND FIVE YEARS OLD. Three Year Olds, 116 lbs.; Older, 122 lbs.
Last Raced: 06/26/2008 at CANTERBURY PARK in Race 4
Finish Position: 3rd
Last Reported Workouts:
06/07/2008-CANTERBURY PARK-Four Furlongs-Dirt Fast-48:60 Breezing
05/29/2008-CANTERBURY PARK-Six Furlongs-Dirt Fast-1.18:00 Breezing
05/22/2008-CANTERBURY PARK-Four Furlongs-Dirt Fast-50:80 Breezing

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I could use some of this now - It's HOT out!

Here comes Ellie & Amanda

Into the receiving barn

And on to the paddock

I'm ready!

The man of the hour (Go Derek!)

One of the owners (and Derek)

Oh good, I get to meet the owners again (just kidding, Tammy)

All saddled up, ready to run

One more time around the paddock.

Riders up!

A little warmup (before the starting gate)

They're off (after a fractious #8)!

2 seconds in to the mile.

The first turn

Starting the back side

I really need that 70-300 lens!

4 furlongs, she's in third.

Starting to gain on the leaders.

Just a length out of the lead now.

Rounding the final turn - Go Ellie!

- And she'll hold this lead to the finish ! (yes, I missed the #*&^$&% finish again)

I think she won!

I'm a ROCK STAR  - yes I am!

The winner's circle (not much of a view)

I did it!

Get this thing off of me!

That's better!


Well, maybe that feels good.

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