07/15/2005 11:00PM

Dee Dee's Diner takes Valkyr


INGLEWOOD, Calif. - Dee Dee's Diner, claimed for $80,000 on May 19, led throughout the $76,875 Valkyr Stakes to score her third consecutive win.

Ridden by Kent Desormeaux, Dee Dee's Diner ($5.20) finished six furlongs in 1:09.55. She finished a length in front of Tucked Away. Crowded Room finished third in the field of five California-bred fillies and mares.

Owned by Chris Coleman and trained by Ted H. West, Dee's Dee's Diner, 5, has won 8 of 22 starts and $321,022.