Nine OSFS divisions Friday at Scioto Downs

02:04 AM 03 Aug 2014 NZST
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Undefeated Sunrise Nibbles and driver Chris Page
Bell Flower and driver Chris Page

The Ohio State Fair Stakes for two-year old colts and fillies were showcased at Scioto Downs Friday night with an impressive nine divisions of competition racing for purses from $34,000 to $50,000 depending on their class. 

The flawless filly, Sunrise Nibbles remained perfect after taking her division in a new lifetime best,1:59.4.

The Iron Duke filly is trained by Chris Beaver who partially owns with Synerco Ventures, Steven Zeehandelar and Dave Lang.

Sunrise Nibbles started from post one in the field of seven and leading Scioto Downs driver, Chris Page was in her sulky.

The pair fired out for command and never looked back. She won by a margin of 1 3/4 lengths. Sammy Star was second best and Student Of Life was a late charging third.

The two-year old colt trotters,Neely's Messenger and Kick A Lot dominated in their respective divisions.

Kick A Lot is a gelded son of Deep Chip out of Mac's dream. Regular driver,Kurt Sugg had the lines for trainer, Jeff Cox for breeder and owner Pius Soehnlen. The pair wired the field in a new career best of 1:59.2 by 6 1/2 lengths. Chips Starr and Kayne Kauffman were second and Really Deep Chip for Greg Grismore were third.

Neely's Messenger for trainer and driver, Marty Wollam cruised to a 7 3/4 victory in 1:58.3. He's a son of Neely Dunn out of Fun Message for owners Dale and Julie Sweet. Super Sheff Frosty grabbed the place money and Ohio Chipster completed the trifecta.

The two-year pacing filly, Bell Flower continued her winning ways. Taking her division of Ohio State Fair Stakes in 1:55.2.

She's a daughter of Fly Fly Buckeye out of Our Lady Countess. She recently has moved into the Jim Arledge Jr Stable for new owners, Bruce and Patricia Soulsby.

The dominating filly started from post six in the field of eight for driver, Chris Page. They pushed the gate away and Page was determined to set the fractions with the 1-2 favorite.

There was never an anxious moment. The filly cruised to a 1 1/2 length victory over a game Friskie Lil Devil and Ronnie Wrenn Jr and Zoey's Lemon Tart and Aaron Merriman were third.

Gray Camo sets a new lifetime best of 1:54.4 in his division of State Fair Stakes.

The perfect son of Pine Valley out of Cg's Gem is trained by Ron Burke and was driven by Chris Page.

Page worked out a perfect pocket trip and was able to get up in time by a mere neck over Nobles Finesse and Ollie Pop rallied for the show spot.

The three-year olds take center stage on Saturday (August 2) first race post time is 6:30 p.m.

From Scioto Downs Racino

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