Day At The Track

$14,583 for a $1 trifecta wager at Northfield

08:21 PM 23 Jan 2013 NZDT
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One lucky bettor had to be smiling when the horses crossed the finish line in Friday's (January 18) harness racing's 15th race at Northfield Park. My Sweet Lorelei (38-1) won, Sweetie Sue Cam (48-1) finished second and Its A Sham (90-1) showed. The 4-7-8 combination returned $14,583.60 for the $1.00 Trifecta wager.

BROODMARE BOASTINGS

Broodmare My Moira had two daughters win over Northfield's Flying Turns on Friday (January 18). Moira's Bliss won the fourth race in 1:58.2, while Moira's Intended won race seven in 1:58.4. My Moira has eight foals; six have taken marks for combined earnings of $329,000.

FANTASTIC FILLIES

Local trainers Scott Cox and Martin Wollam accepted awards at the annual Ohio Harness Horsemen's Association banquet on Saturday, January 19, 2013.

Scott Cox's Rose Run Nellie (Trainforthefuture - Lilyad - Armbro Iliad) was Ohio's Three-Year-Old Filly Trotter of the year for 2012. Rose Run Nellie won nine of 23 races last year. Her victories included Ohio's Triple Crown races: the $21,900 Ohio State Fair Stake at Scioto Downs, $100,000 Ohio Sires Stakes Championship, again at Scioto, and $28,804 Ohio Breeders' Championship at Delaware. Rose Run Nellie trotted her lifetime mark of 1:56 at The Meadows and has bankrolled $138,122.

Northfield Park Wall of Famer Martin Wollam accepted the award for 2012 Two-Year-Old Filly Trotter of the year for Contessa Leigh (Full Count - Howl - Overcomer). Contessa Leigh won five of seven starts in 2012. Three of her five wins included winning the Ohio Triple Crown. Contessa Leigh trotted her fastest mile of 1:58.4 at Scioto Downs and earned $93,616 for the year.

Ayers Ratliff

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