Daughters of ALTERNATION Run First and Third in Stakes
FIRST ALTERNATE and DIXIE NATION ran first and third, respectively, in the six-furlong Runza S. FIRST ALTERNATE won her second straight stakes, while DIXIE NATION got her first stakes placing, both are daughters of ALTERNATION. FIRST ALTERNATE prompted the pace early, then drew away in the stretch, while DIXIE NATION had to close from seventh to earn her stakes placing, at Fonner Park. FIRST ALTERNATE: Lifetime record: 31-5-7-6, $229,616. O-Ramsye J. Mitchell. B-Don Von Hemel & Todd Dunn. T-Stetson Mitchell. DIXIE NATION: Lifetime record: 18-2-1-5, $53,799. O-Pete Dye Racing (Jim and Allison Miller). B-Patrick Waresk. T-Schuyler Condon.