03/26/2016 7:22PM

Our Lady Allie too good in Crescent City Oaks

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Our Lady Allie (right) is challenged turning into the stretch of the Crescent City Oaks. She met the challenge, drawing away to win by 4 1/2 lengths under James Graham.

NEW ORLEANS – A pair of 8-5 shots finished one-two in the $75,000 Crescent City Oaks, the final stakes on a 15-race Louisiana Derby card Saturday at Fair Grounds.

Our Lady Allie, always on the lead under James Graham, turned back a pair of early challengers before drawing off to win by 4 1/2 lengths over Jet Black Magic, who rallied from well back in a field of eight Louisiana-bred 3-year-old fillies.

Our Lady Allie, a Private Vow filly making her stakes debut for owner Midwest Thoroughbreds, now has won three straight races. She paid $5.20 after finishing a mile and 70 yards in 1:44.20 over a fast track.

Graham was riding in place of Corey Lanerie, who was replaced by trainer Tom Amoss in the aftermath of Lanerie’s ride aboard favored Mo Tom in the Louisiana Derby. Amoss was unhappy with the ride.

The $2 exacta (2-8) paid $13.60, the $1 trifecta (2-8-3) returned $26.10, and the 10-cent superfecta (2-8-3-7) was worth $12.74.