Shane's Girlfriend Wins Iowa Oaks at Prairie Meadows
The $200,000 G3 Iowa Oaks was contested Thursday, July 6 at Prairie Meadows in Altoona, Iowa - a 1 1/16-mile dirt test for three-year-old fillies. It was 9-5 second betting choice Shane's Girlfriend that finally realized her potential again after what has been a disappointing three-year-old campaign and prevailed by 2 1/4 lengths. 50-1 longshot Babybluesdancing closed from fourth to finish a quality second in the field of eight with Jordan's Henny getting in for third at 5-1 odds. Chanel's Legacy was fourth while Mo's M V P was fifth, 7-5 favorite Ever So Clever sixth and Natalie's Mischief and Swing and Sway completed the order of finish. Pinch Hit and Tapa Tapa Tapa scratched.