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Trotting fillies fight Friday in Stallion Stakes

12:02 PM 05 Oct 2016 NZDT
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Ariana G will race from post seven in the second division of the ISS
Ariana G will race from post seven in the second division of the ISS

LEXINGTON, KY-- Friday, October 7 at The Red Mile will feature freshmen trotting fillies competing in four divisions of the $255,000 International Stallion Stakes (ISS) on the latter half of the seven-race harness racing program.

The first ISS split is slated for race four. That's All Moni and Treviso both enter off wins in the Bluegrass last week, trotting in 1:54.4 and 1:54.1 respectively. Starting from post two, That's All Moni, by Cantab Hall out of the Pine Chip mare Mom's Millionaire, races for owners Brittany Farms, Marvin Katz and Al Libfeld. Trained by Jimmy Takter, she has won four of eight starts this year, earning $203,123.

Conditioner Charlie Norris will send Treviso from post seven. By Muscle Massive out of the Taurus Dream mare Valbonela, she has won four of eight starts this year, earning $112,694 for owners Kils Brothers Stable and Carrie Norris.
Dominating the trotting filly division so far this year, Ariana G will race from post seven in the second division of the ISS. She has won seven out of eight starts this year, including the $100,000 New Jersey Sires Stakes Final, $306,500 Jim Doherty Memorial, $84,030 Champlain division and the $275,880 Peaceful Way Stakes. Earning $407,092 this season for owners Marvin Katz and Al Libfeld, the Jimmy Takter trainee enters off a break at Hoosier Park in the $250,000 Kentuckiana, resulting in her tenth-place finish as the 1-9 favorite.
Off a 23-1 win in the Bluegrass, Overdraft Volo returns for the third split. A winner of two in seven starts, Overdraft Volo, by Yankee Glide out of the Tagliabue mare Bank Of Newport, has earned $47,097 for owners Pinske Stables and Kentuckiana Racing Stables. Trained by Julie Miller, she'll race from post two against Onda Su, the Muscle Massive filly from the Andover Hall mare Upfront Ob's Janet who also won a Bluegrass division last week. Onda Su, a winner of three in nine starts, has earned $55,981 for owners Frederick and Shirley Schwartz and Onda Racing Stable. The Jim Campbell starter races from post four.
The final group draws Fine Tuned Lady off a second-place finish as the 1-5 favorite in the Bluegrass. Starting from post one, the John Butenschoen trainee has won four of nine starts, compiling $341,390 in earnings for owners William Wiswell and M&L Of Delaware LLC. Her latest wins came in the $252,000 Pennsylvania Sires Stakes Championship and in the Kentuckiana Stakes, where she won in 1:55.3 and 1:56.2 respectively.
Broadway Idole, finishing second as the 2-5 favorite in her Bluegrass division, will race against Fine Tuned Lady from post three. Jim Campbell trains the filly by Broadway Hall, from the Promising Catch mare Idole Normand. She has won one race in nine starts this year, earning $112,329 for owner Fashion Farms LLC.
Post time for Friday's program is slated for 1:00pm.
Futurity draw scheduled for Thursday
The draw for the first heat of the Kentucky Futurity, scheduled to go on Sunday, October 9, will take place after the replay of the second race on Thursday, October 6's card. Note that the entry box closes for Sunday's card at 9:30am on Thursday.


By Ray Cotolo, for The Red Mile

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