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Electrofire upsets in Tioga feature
by James Witherite, Tioga Downs racing media
The seven-year-oldentire was no part of the early pace, letting Firethorn ( ) handle the initial pacesetting duties. While Fireyourguns ( ) pressed the pace on the backstretch Electrofire followed from second-over before making the winning move. On the far turn, angled three-wide, sustaining a late push to narrowly prevail in 1:51.3. Fireyourguns, who saw a five-race win streak come to an end, was a game second, while Prairie Jaguar (Jim Marohn, Jr.) held third off a pocket trip.
Trainerco-owns Electrofire with the Hero Stables.
Live racing returns to Tioga on Friday evening, May 23, with first post at 6:15 p.m. EDT.
(Attached: Electrofire (#1) just beats Fireyourguns (#9) and Prairie Jaguar (#6) in the $14,000 Tioga Downs Open Handicap pace. Fred Brown photo.)