Favourite Andro Madi fought off a challenge from Katys Jet and drew off to win the $6,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred 3 Pace featured on Wednesday's harness racing card at Flamboro Downs.
Driven by Jody Jamieson for meet leading trainer Victor Puddy, Andro Madi established the lead from post six during the :28.3 opening panel. The five-year-old Shanghai Phil mare took a breather to the half in :58.3 while Kays Jet (J Harris) launched a first over attack and rushed up to confront the leader. However, Andro Madi pressed on and forced that rival to take a tuck into the pocket spot en route to three-quarters in 1:27.4. She then cruised home for the three length victory 1:57.4. Posey Tina (Robert Shepherd) edged out Ostinato (Scott Coulter) and Stryking Dove (Bruce Richardson) for the runner-up honours.
Andro Madi, who now boasts a seasonal record reading 11-12-1 in 38 starts, paid $3.90 to win. She is owned by Keith Cassell of Smiths Falls, Ont.
To view Wednesday's harness racing results, click on the following link: Wednesday Results - Flamboro Downs.
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