12/21/2010 4:31PM

Alexandra Rylee pulls clear in Brandywine

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Alexandra Rylee, ridden by Frankie Pennington, improves her career record to 3 for 4 by taking the Brandywine Stakes.

The 2-year-old filly Alexandra Rylee made amends for her lone career, when she finished fourth as the 3-5 favorite five weeks ago, by cruising to a 4 1/2-length score in Tuesday’s $75,000 Brandywine Stakes at Parx Racing.

Ridden by Frankie Pennington for trainer Butch Reid, Alexandra Rylee ($6.20) dueled up front with Doing Great through fractions of 22.51 and 45.35 seconds in the six-furlong overnight stakes. Alexandra Rylee put away her rival entering the stretch and drew clear to easily outfinish Coax Liberty, the 3-5 favorite.

Coax Liberty, the third-place finisher in the Grade 2 Adirondack at Saratoga in August, was 3 1/2 lengths in front of Doing Great in the field of four 2-year-old fillies.

In winning for the third time in four starts, Alexandra Rylee, a Pennsylvania-bred daughter of Afleet Alex owned by Cash is King LLC, covered the distance in 1:09.72.

She was making her first start since finishing a distant fourth as the odds-on choice in a first-level allowance on Nov. 12. She won her career debut at Saratoga in August, then followed up by taking a first-level allowance restricted to Pa.-breds at Parx on Oct. 18.