Ardyne Ace andgrind out a win in the $25,000 Open Pace in 1:50.4.
Ardyne Ace is an 8-year old gelded son of Ace's N Sevens. He's trained byfor David Ehrenberg II and Daniel Fawcett of Ohio. Ardyne Ace started from assigned post five in the scratched down field of eight and had the lines.
Tharps was content to take off the gate and race from off the pace when a slew of leavers left hard for command. Santa Fe Beachboy andlanded on the front after the opening quarter that was paced in :26.4. The Indiana invader, Paco Labrook and got the pocket ride behind the betting second choice.
Before the half that was paced in :54.2, Ardyne Ace and Tharps were underway in their first over bid. The pressed the pace down the backside and hit three quarters in 1:22.2. Even after the :27.3 parked third quarter Ardyne Ace was far from tired. He have a game effort to win by a 1-length over a late charging Lucky Lime and Ronnie Wrenn Jr. J's Six Pak Attack andcompleted the trifecta. A mere 5-lengths covered the entire field of talented pacers.
Scioto Downs continues the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
General Manager of Racing Operations,Stacy Cahill was joined by drivers,, ,Zach Mogan, and Ronnie Wrenn Jr. who were challenged by Friday nights supporters of ALS.
The Ice Bucket Challenge was carried out prior to first race post time. The group made donations and challenged drivers and executives at Northfield Park.
Racing continues on Wednesday (August 20) First race post time is 6:30.
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