“The filly Dixie Strike, closing from well out on the track, edged past Colleen’s Sailor just past the furlong pole to capture the US$493,153 Prince of Wales Stakes July 15 in what could be the race’s final renewal at Fort Erie (VIDEO).

Ridden by Patrick Husbands, Dixie Strike was pushed out through the lane as Colleen’s Sailor drifted out under Corey Nakatani. Dixie Strike was tougher, however, and drew clear in deep stretch to win by one length over Ultimate Destiny. Colleen’s Sailor settled for third in the field of nine 3-year-olds. Dixie Strike, racing on dirt for the first time, was timed in 1:57.54 for the 1 3/16-mile distance on a fast track.

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