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Maid In Alberta Advances To Upset

Published: May 11, 2019 8:12 pm ET

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The four-year-old Vertical Horizon mare Maid In Alberta collared odds-on favourite Thats It to take the $9,000 Fillies and Mares Open at Century Downs at odds of 20-1 on Saturday, May 11.

Away fourth to a :28 first quarter, Maid In Alberta stalked Thats It before pulling first over to pursue the leader moving to a :57.4 half. Bearcat Josi joined the flow, which slowed towards a 1:25.4 third quarter as Thats It clung to a narrowing lead turning for the wire. Maid In Alberta eventually edged in front of Thats It through the lane and held off a late bit from Bearcat Josi to win by a half length in 1:55.1. Thats It faded to third.

Owned by Donald Richardson, Maid In Alberta won her first race from six starts this season and her ninth from 40 overall, earning $120,613. James Jungquist drove the $42.20 winner for trainer Harold Haining.

To view Saturday's harness racing results, click on the following link: Saturday Results - Century Downs.

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