Soul Train Cruises In $56,576 Ohio Breeders Championship for 2 Year-Old Colt Trotters
With a patient drive from , Soul Train cruised to a 7 1/2 length victory in the opening division of the 2 year-old colt trot during Tuesday action at the Delaware County Fair.
As the Greg Coon starting gate released the field of six, sent Happy Go Jamie out of post 2 and went after the early lead. The eventual winner was content to sit fourth through the opening half in 1:01 3/5. When Soul Train was given his orders he quickly took command down the backstretch and never looked back, stopping the timer in 2:00 3/5. Star Chip ( ) was second and Fiftyshades Of Nay ( ) was third.
Soul Train is owned by Parent Racing Stable, R. S. Crynick and J. E. Novak and trained by .
In the second division Hooray For Willie went gate to wire to score in 1:58 3/5, a new lifetime mark. The freshman son of is owned by Winchester Baye Acres, Inc. of Ocala, FL and trained by the winning driver .
Can'tcutthatchip ( ) and Mainstreet Willy ( ) rounded out the top three finishers.
Millers Team Up To Win OBC 2FT
Hall of Fame driver teamed up with his daughter trainer to score a victory with Rose Run Princess in the second division of Ohio Breeders Championship for 2 year-old filly trotters.
The daughter of was sent after the early lead set the fractions of :29 4/5, 1:01 2/5 and 1:31 3/5 and cruised home to score a five length victory over Emilene's Future ( ) in 2:00 3/5. The winner is owned by James E. Keller of New Carlisle, OH and Jerry Allen Bell of Tipp City, OH. The heavily favored In The Grippers ( ) broke at the start and was never a factor.
In the first $25,388 division Hush Hush Chip ( ) defeated Emery Jean ( ) in 2:02 4/5. The freshman daughter of won for the first time this season for trainer and the ownership team of Lewis, Taylor, Gold and Lombardo.