Updated on 09/17/2011 10:43PM

Queena Corrina wins Miller Lite Stakes

Lone Star Park
Queena Corrina wins her turf debut in the $50,000 Miller Lite Stakes at Lone Star Park.

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas - Queena Corrina has a new game. She won sprinting on turf in her first attempt on Saturday, when she closed through the stretch for a length and a half win in the $50,000 Miller Lite Stakes at Lone Star Park.

Our Love finished second in the five furlong race for fillies and mares, but was disqualified for interference with Hortense in the stretch and placed fifth. The action moved third-place finisher Timeless Dreamer to second, and fourth-place finisher Twice A Deelite up to third. Hortense was moved up to fourth after a fifth-place finish in the Miller Lite.

Queena Corrina ($18.80) settled about three lengths behind Texas Spirit, Our Love and Hortense, who were prominent through an opening quarter in 21.68 seconds. Queena Corrina continued to track the leaders through a half-mile in 44.29 seconds, then kicked into high gear in the stretch, and ran down a sharp Our Love. The winner covered the distance over firm ground in 56.21 seconds.

Don Pettinger rode Queena Corrina for trainer Donnie Von Hemel. Queena Corrina earned $30,000 for the win, which was her ninth career victory from 27 starts. She has now earned $236,570.

Queena Corrina, who won the $75,000 Irving Distaff at seven and a half furlongs on turf in April at Lone Star, picked up her fifth win from nine starts over the Lone Star lawn in the Miller Lite. She races for her breeder, Stan Wilson, and is one of six stakes winners from the mare No No Danielle.

Queena Corrina is by Here We Come and was bred in Kansas.