DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Tiz Flirtatious caught Lady of Shamrock in the final sixteenth of a mile to win the $250,000 John C. Mabee Stakes for older fillies and mares by 2 1/4 lengths at Del Mar on Sunday.
Ridden by Julien Leparoux, Tiz Flirtatious ran six furlongs on the turf in 1:17.94 and paid $3.20, $2.20 and $2.10 as the 3-5 favorite.
Lady of Shamrock returned $2.80 and $2.20, while My Gi Gi was another 1 1/4 lengths back in third and paid $3.20 to show.
The victory, worth $150,000, increased Tiz Flirtatious’ career earnings to $624,800, with seven wins in 11 starts. She has never finished out of the money, with three seconds and a third to go with her victories.
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