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Regil Elektra scores in Harrah's feature

12:02 PM 27 Sep 2014 NZST
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Regil Elektra, harness racing
Regil Elektra in prior win
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A field of eight filly and mares lined up for the Friday featured from Harrah's Philadelphia, a winners over $25,000 lifetime pace.
 
At the start, it was Dylan Davis trainee On The Cusp (Marcus Miller) getting away for the lead, with longshot Social Scene (Tony Morgan) securing the pocket, in a quarter that went in :26.1.
 
After a half in :54.1 (:28) pressure came in the form of Ms Caila J Fra (Andrew McCarthy) who rushed up to take the lead, by three-quarters in 1:22 (:27.4).
 
At the top of the stretch, Ms Caila J Fra was clear by four lengths, but favorite Regil Elektra (Victor Kirby) shook loose from the rear of the field, rallying up to win by a head, stopping the clock in 1:51.1.
 
Ms Caila J Fra finished second while Rockaround Sue shook loose late to be third. The winner returned $4.80, keying a $48.40 exacta, and a $119.00 trifecta. Regil Elektra is owned by the Fred Monteleone stables, and is trained by Monte Gelrod.

by Mike Bozich, for Harrah's Philadelphia
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