08/29/2015 6:50PM

First-time starter Marquee Miss upsets Arlington-Washington Lassie

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It’s not that uncommon for a first-time starting 2-year-old to win an early-season stakes race at a short-sprint distance of five furlongs or less. But a seven-furlong stakes in late August? That’s rare territory, yet debuting Marquee Miss made short work of nine rivals in the $75,000 Arlington-Washington Lassie on Saturday at Arlington.