A weekend preview for Scioto Downs

05:03 AM 23 May 2014 NZST
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Scioto Downs will race Friday, May (23) and Saturday, May (24) with post time at 6:30 p.m. Scioto will also have a special Memorial Day program on Monday, May (26), post time at 1:00 p.m.
 
On Friday night the 13-race card will feature a $20,000 Fillies and Mares Open and a $20,000 Open Trot. The Open Trot is the 5th race on the card, with a field of eight going to post. The Open Trot winner from two weeks ago, Five Towns returns for trainer Kelly Goodwin and driver Ronnie Wrenn Jr. 
Scioto based trainer, Hugh "Sandy" Beatty will have two entries in the Friday night feature with, Southwind Pepino and Final Breath. JJ Hall from the Scott Mogan stable is no stranger to these ranks either and he will start from post five. Completing the field will be Cantab Lindy, Go Tapaigh, Baby Blaze and Vibe Blue Chip.
 
The next feature will be race 7 when the full field of 10 fillies and mares go post ward for a bounty of $20,000. The morning line favorite is Betterluvnexttime from the Virgil Morgan Jr.stable. She took the Open II pace last week in 1:53.3. She will start from post 8 with driver, Ronnie Wrenn Jr.
 
Trainer, Jim Dailey has both, Igottafeelinfran and Native Dream in Friday Night's co-feature. 
Igottafeelinfran will start from post 9 with driver, Dan Noble and Native Dream will start from post 5 with Josh Sutton at the controls.
 
Completing the field is A Sham Of Amber, Y Mach Me, South Side Camie, Sonic Breeze, Riverdancer, Mama Said and Up Front Kellie Jo.
 
Saturday, May (24) a 12-race card is on tap. The live race card will feature a $20,000 Open for Horses and Geldings. The outstanding group of 8 pacers all have marks of 1:52.1 or faster. Virgil Morgan Jr.will send Rockin Wizard from post 5 with driver, Ronnie Wrenn Jr. Rockin Wizard has already taken a mark this year in 1:49.0. Completing the well accomplished group are Royal Outlook, Carmens Best, Carol's Comet, Roadside Delight, Ardyne Ace, Beach Memories and Windsong Jack.
 
On Monday, May (26) Memorial Day. Scioto has a special holiday post time of 1:00 p.m. This card will include Ohio Sire Stakes action. The best 3-year old trotters and pacers and will go behind the gate for a purse of $40,000 in their respective divisions.
 
The Memorial Day Card will feature an American Flag demonstration that you don't want to miss.
 
Starry Night Star, 13-year old gelding by Van Gogh will be wearing an American Flag costume and driven around the track by his dressed reins man.
 
Make plans to attend and get in on the action!
 

From Scioto Downs Racino

 
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