09/14/2008 11:00PM

Fairplex: Miss Dixie Dancer wins stakes bow

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Miss Dixie Dancer won her stakes debut in th $122,050 Barretts Debutante at Fairplex Park, catching the heavily favored Speedin Excess in the stretch to win by a length.

Ridden by Clinton Potts for trainer Adam Kitchingman, Miss Dixie Dancer ($21) ran 6 1/2 furlongs in 1:19.72. Speedin Excess, sent off at 3-5, finished second, four lengths clear of Malusita.