Today's featured secondary allowances/optional claimers for older fillies and mares going 6-1/2 has attracted its share of fast females. and we'll opt for the fastest of the fast.

Elena Strikes went to a New Pace Top in her latest start when second in one of these going seven furlongs at the Big A last out. Subsequently she has come back to work well, is nicely positioned, and it taken to stalk from close range in this spot, which can prove to be her most effective style.

Taking Elena Strokes to win at 2-1 or greater and key-boxing her first and second in exactas with Calistoga, may finally be finding her best form, and super-sharp Lost in Success.

Number of Selections since May, 2007: 1520

Number of Win-Place-Show Finishers: 465-290-234

Amount Wagered: $3,040 [to win only]

Total Dollar Return on Investment: $3,161.40

Profit to Date: $121.40