Delaware, OH ---- , exited the two hole on the final turn, and out-kicked Petticoat Affair ( ) and the fast-closing Dress For Success (Corey Callahan) to win the $46,744 Standardbred for 2–year-old trotting fillies on Wednesday (Sept. 18) at the Delaware County Fair.and Novi Trot’s Simply Class, driven by
The time of the mile was 1:59, a national season’s mark for a freshman trotting filly on a half-mile track.
Simply Class (-Minnesota Karen), also trained by Putnam, won for the second time in four outings and shaved two and four-fifths seconds off her life mark.
She got the first call when leaving, but Campbell let Hanners and Petticoat Affair go on in the first turn and cut fractions of :29.1, :59.3 an 1:29.2.
Dress For Success made a bold move from fourth to second after the three-quarters and seemed to block the winner’s path to the wire, but Campbell took the winner three-wide and on to a narrow victory by a neck.
by John Pawlak, the U.S. Trotting Association
Courtesy of the United States Trotting Association Web Newsroom