DIXIE NATION Wins Duel in Maiden Special Weight at Prairie Meadows

With Maiden Special Weight placings at Oaklawn Park and here this year, DIXIE NATION turned back her early foe to edge clear in the strength and get a 1 3/4-length victory racing six furlongs. The 4-year-old filly by ALTERNATION broke from post two to move up and challenge for the lead at the start. DIXIE NATION was briefly headed but fought back to claim the lead and won the battle to the wire. Lifetime record: 13-1-1-4, $47,089. O-Pete Dye Racing (Jim and Allison Miller). B-Patrick Waresk. T-Schuyler Condon.