07/06/2011 7:45AM

Presque Isle: Embur's Song nips Zaphyra in Windward


Embur's Song led every step of the way and prevailed over Zaphyra in a thrilling stretch duel to win the $100,000 Windward at Presque Isle Downs Tuesday evening.

Patrick Husbands rode Embur's Song to the nose victory over Zaphyra, ridden by Francisco Torres. Regina Twain was 3 1/2 back in third.

The Todd Pletcher-trained Embur's Song ran the one mile over the Presque Isle Tapeta surface in 1:39.15 and returned $2.80 to win in the field of six fillies and mares. Six horses were scratched.