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Grove City, OH - The Buckeye Stallion Series Championships will be contested Saturday night at Hollywood Dayton Raceway as part of their Grand Circuit Racing Program. Each of the eight harness racing divisions carries a purse of $60,000. In the two-year-old events the top fillies and colts in their respective divisions will be going to the post. The 2-year-old filly trot is led by Charming Nancy by Uncle Peter who has won four of six this season while taking a mark of 1:58.2. She will be driven by Aaron Merriman for trainer Chris Beaver. The 2-year-old colt trotting leader is Dontforgetlittlman who will be handled by Dan Noble for Deborah Swartz. The Dontyouforgetit trotter has won five of ten this year with a mark of 1:58.2. On the pacing side the 2-year-old filly pacer Smothastenesewisky, has won seven of eight with a best time of 1:53.2, leads the field. The Nob Hill High filly will be driven by Chris Page for Brian Haynes. The top 2-year-old colt pacer is Twig who has won six of seven while taking a mark of 1:53.3. The colt will be driven by Page for Mike Polhamus and is a son of Mr Apples. The three-year-old filly pace will be missing the top performer Narina Hanover who was not entered. The second place point earner is Corner Pocket with Page for Timothy Grubb. This season she has three of ten with a mark of 1:53.2. On the colt side of the ledger is Snowmoon with Tyler Smith for Jessica Smith. Snowmoon has won eight of sixteen with a mark of 1:51.2. The 3-year-old filly trot division is led by Susie D and Lightning Belle. Susie D is from the Bryan Weaver stable and will be driven by Ken Holliday. This season she has won eight of thirteen with a best time of 1:55.3. Lightning Belle with Ryan Stahl for Scott Cox and has won seven of fifteen with a record of 1:56. The 3-year-old colt trot is headed by Exhibit Class with Dexter Dunn is trained by Sean Smithpeters and has won four of sixteen, with a best time of 1:56.1. First race post time Saturday night at Hollywood Dayton Raceway is set for 6:15pm. by Roger Huston, for the OHHA

DAYTON, OH - Hollywood Dayton Raceway reminds horsemen that the draw for Saturday night, October 3 is Tuesday morning with the box closing at 10 a.m.   The program includes the Dayton Trotting Derby, the Dayton Pacing Derby and the Dayton Distaff Pacing Derby. It also features the eight championship races of the Buckeye Stallion Series.   Three undercard Opens will also be carded for $25,000 (min.) purses. The Mares Open Pace and the Open Trot look like they will feature local and regional horses as it is not likely there will be six Derby nominees in either race that do not get into the main event.   Race office phone number is 937-235-7860.   From Hollywood Dayton Raceway

Delaware, OH - Street Gossip and harness racing driver Brett Miller cruised to victory in the $108,190 (div) Ohio Breeders Championship for two-year-old colt trotters in Tuesday action at the Delaware County Fair. At the start of the second division, the Cash Hall colt had a couple of anxious moments as he had to maneuver around a breaking Elliotstone (Dwayne Minor) in the first eighth of a mile, but once he cleared it problem it was smooth sailing. Street Gossip won by ¾ of a length over a pocket sitting Tango With Me (Aaron Merriman) in 1:57.3.   The colt is owned by Carl Howard and Steven Finkelstein's Jesmeral Stable. He is trained by Virgil Morgan, Jr. "I want to congratulate Steve and Carl. They are great guys and love the program here in Ohio," noted Morgan, who won for the 102nd time at Delaware. "I had no idea I had that many wins. It makes me feel older than I am," joked Morgan. Street Gossip now has four wins in eight career starts and has amassed over $171,000. The punters who like hunch plays were sure to support Winning Ticket in the first $54,095 division. Aaron Merriman guided the Triumphant Caviar colt to a neck win over a fast closing Grafenberg (Dan Noble) in gate-to-wire fashion in 1:57.2.   Winning Ticket is owned by trainer Chris Beaver, Steven Zeehandelar, Tim Homan, and Jim Burnett. He has now won four times in seven starts and $95,047 in earnings. Three $17,500 divisions of the Buckeye Stallion Series went to Sabina (Ray Paver), Katie's Lucky Day (Trevor Smith) and Boujee Girl (David Miller). Mandy Jones won the Spring Haven Farm Ladies Driving Series final with Sports Band. Jones came into the final as the season's point's leader and used the rail position to go gate-to-wire in 1:57.4. Heather Woolums and Cenalta Power was second. Emily Hay drove the 15-year-old T Red to a third place finish in the racetrack veteran's final race. Fly Charley Fly (Luke Ebersole), Wiggleitjim (David Miller) and Atta Boy Chris (Ken Holliday) took the three divisions of the Ohio Fair Racing Conference for freshman colt pacers. On the distaff side, Beautiful Life (Shawn Barker II), McDreamy Again (Ray Paver) and Cruizin The Night (Ken Holliday) won the three divisions of the OFRC three-year-old pace. Driver Ryan Stahl swept the Ohio Fair Racing Conference two-year-old colt trot with Best Value (2:01.2) and Phineas (2:02). The 18 race Jugette Day card will start at 12:00 noon. by Jay Wolf, for the Little Brown Jug  

Guinevere Hall is a perfect eight-for-eight on the season as the three-year-old harness racing filly trotter cruised to a 2 3/4 length victory over Tootie (Brett Miller) in the second division of the $93,840 (div) Ohio Breeders Championship on Monday at the Delaware County Fair. When the field of six was sent on their way, Delovely Hall (Aaron Merriman) grabbed the early lead and set the fractions of :27.2, :56.3 and 1:24.3. Driver Peter Wrenn sat patiently with the eventual winner and used a first over move to take the lead past the three-quarter pole. The Cash Hall filly pulled away for the victory in 1:54.1.   Melanie Wrenn trains the filly for the MT Pockets Stables and David McDuffee. Guinevere Hall, an Ohio Triple Crown winner, now has earned $438,541 during her 18 race career. "She's been great. She is starting to show her stuff," said the winning driver. "I could not ask for anything more. She is definitely one of the better one." Lima Gold (Dan Noble) scored an upset victory in 1:56.2 over A Fancy Face (Chris Page) in the first $46,920 division. The margin of victory was a half-length. The Coraggioso filly earned her first victory of the season and third of her career for the Spaaaartners. Chris Beaver trains the filly who paid $22.00 to win. Clara Lou (Tyler Smith) took the fastest of the four BSS divisions for two-year-old filly pacers in 1:55.1.   The Pet Rock filly is owned Charles Purvis and conditioned by Ben Davis. The remaining filly pace divisions went to Lovely Munro (Ryan Stahl), Smothastenesewisky (Chris Page) and Apple Soozy (Tyler Smith). The three divisions of the Buckeye Stallion Series for sophomore colt pacers went to Medoland Bosa (Chris Presley), McCam (Kyle Ater) and Epic Ace (Chris Page). On the undercard, Designer Specs made it 13 straight wins with her victory in the Ohio Fair Racing Conference freshman filly trot. Ryan Stahl steered the winner for Louise and trainer Jay Weller. The winning time of 1:58.3 was a lifetime best for the Full Count filly. The 13 race Tuesday card will have a 1:00 PM post. by Jay Wolf, for the Little Brown Jug

Grove City, OH - Charming Nancy made it four for four as she rolled to victory in the fourth leg of Buckeye Stallion Series for two-year-old harness racing filly trotters Thursday night at Eldorado Scioto Downs. Aaron Merriman drove the Chris Beaver trained filly to a wire-to-wire victory in 1:58.2. The Uncle Peter-Caviar Forthe Lady filly edged Bathsheba AS and Dan Noble by a half a length, while Rose Run Why Not was third for Anthony MacDonald. Charming Nancy is owned by Beaver, Joe Sbrocco, Mary McLoughlin and Michael Carter. She returned $9.80 to win. Sandy Beatty guided Forceful Power to a 1:57.1 win to go two for two in BSS action. The Triumphant Caviar-Rose Power filly is owned by Stephen Sexton and paid $15.60. Forceful Power left from post one, but got away sixth, started the chase going to the half before moving three-wide at the three quarters to score by 4-1/4 lengths. Chip It In with Trevor Smith was second, while Kurt Sugg took third with Jogging Sweets. Shenzi AS got the maiden victory with a win in 1:58.4 for Dan Noble and Annette Lorentzon. The filly is by Lionhunter out of Pandora AS and owned by ACL Stuteri AB. Shenzi As left from post four and got away second, was shuffled to fourth before charging home a winner by¾ lengths over Margaret River and Tyler Smith. Elegant Gigi with Chris Page finishing third. The winner returned $8.60 to win. The final leg of the two-year-old filly trot will be held at the Delaware County Fair on Tuesday, September 22, with a 1 PM post time. by Roger Huston, for the OHHA

Grove City, OH - The Buckeye Stallion Series for harness racing three-year-old colt trotters were in action at Eldorado Scioto Downs Tuesday night with three divisions each going for a purse of $17,500. Exhibit Class by Triumphant Caviar out of Classic Blaze got his second win of the series in a lifetime mark 1:56.1. Driver Josh Sutton left from post six getting away third, going first up and grabbing the lead at the ¾ pole and hung tough to win by a half-length. Sean Smithpeters trains for owner Marion Beachy. The winner returned $19.40. Mission Voyage with Jeremy Smith was second and Big Box Hanover with Jeff Nisonger finished third. The fastest time in the BSS was turned in by Holton with trainer-driver Kayne Kauffman for owner Douglas Millard in 1:55. The Dontyouforgetit-Mama's Broken Heart gelding got away third from post one and was out and moving at the half to win by 5-1/2 lengths paying $11.00 to win. Ryan Stahl finished second with Rose Run Victor while Elliott Deaton got third with Look In My Eyes. Sandy Beatty trained and drove the other winner, B Nicking in 1:55.1 a lifetime mark. The gelding is by Wishing Stone out of B Nicki is owned by Ben Robards. Beatty took the overland trip from post four finally grabbing the lead at the top of the stretch and winning by a half-length. The winner paid $19.60 as Enforcing The Law with Ryan Stahl was second and Rose Run Vindicate was third for Chris Page. The Buckeye Stallion Series continues Saturday night, August 29, at Eldorado Scioto Downs for the fourth leg of the three-year-old colt pace. By Roger Huston

Grove City, OH - Smothastenesewisky is enjoying her run through the harness racing Buckeye Stallion Series. The 2-year-Old filly pace won her fourth leg in the series Monday night at MGM Northfield Park, which hosted three divisions of the BSS with each race carrying a purse of $ 17,500. Smothastenesewisky remained undefeated in six starts and took a lifetime mark of 1:53.2. Driver Hunter Myers left from post one but had to retake at the quarter in :27.2 and never looked back from there to win by 5 lengths for trainer Brian Haynes. The Nob Hill High-Tender Spirit filly is owned by Robert Mondillo and Donald Robinson and returned $2.40 to win. Ryan Stahl was second with Lady Warrior while Heavenissofaraway and Aaron Merriman finished third. Smothastenesewisky Apple Soozy came home in 1:53.3 with Ronnie Wrenn Jr and Dan O'Mara for owner Marjorie Polhamus. The filly was hung to the quarter in :28 on the way to victory by 1-1/4 lengths. The Mr Apples out of Sidewalk Sleeper filly paid $2.20. Medoland Scarlet and Chris Presley finished second while Clara Lou and Kurt Sugg got the third spot. Apple Soozy The other division went to Pompatuse Of Love, a Mr Wiggles-Big Time Blaire filly, in 1:54.1. Aaron Merriman was in the bike for trainer-owner Kimberly Dailey. Merriman moved three-wide at the half while on the way to the win by 1-3/4 lengths and paid $4.00 to win. Nora Tova and Chris Lems finished second and Diamond Official with Anthony MacDonald came home third. ; Pompatuse Of Love Leg four for the Buckeye Stallion Series continues September 10 at Eldorado Scioto Downs with the Two-Year-Old filly trot. By Roger Huston

Grove City, OH - The Champaign County Fair in Urbana, Ohio, will host 14 races of The Buckeye Stallion Series, for two-year-olds, Tuesday night with a first race post of 6:30pm. The program will feature 95 harness racing horses split into five divisions of two-year-old pacing colts, five divisions of two-year-old pacing fillies and four divisions of two-year-old filly trotters. Horses in the BSS for pacing colts include 10 previous winners in the series. The fastest is Open My Eyes for Dan O'Mara who scored at Scioto Downs in 1:53.1. Imagine It, trained by Kent Wilcox, has won 6 of 7 this season which includes two series events with the fastest in 1:54.3. Twig trained by Mike Polhamus and K B Mac trained by Dan Venier have also won two legs this season. The fastest filly is Heavenissofaraway. She went in 1:54.1 at Northfield for trainer Anette Lorentzon. Smothastenesewisky is trained by Brian Haynes and has won three in a row with a 1:54.2 mark at Northfield. The filly Well N Down is a perfect two for two for trainer Jason McGinnis with a mark of 1:56.1 at Scioto Downs. Only two fillies on the trot side have wins in the BSS so far this year. The fastest is WF Fire in 1:59.4 for trainer Herman Hagerman. The filly is three of six this season. The other winner is Charming Nancy for Chris Beaver in 2:00.2 at Scioto and 2:00.4 at Northfield. The races will be streamed on the OHHA Facebook page and YouTube channel. by Roger Huston, for the OHHA

Grove City, OH - The Buckeye Stallion Series dominated the race program Thursday night at Eldorado Sciot Downs as eleven races for two-year-old pacers were contested. The six divisions for colts and five divisions of fillies each had a purse of $17,500. Three colts and one filly remained undefeated through the first two legs of the series. Twig (Mr Apples) driven by Aaron Merriman for trainer Mike Polhamus and owner Julie Farley collected his second win in the series, coming home the winner in 1:54.1. Merriman got away second from the first post and took the lead past the quarter pole, opened-up and won by 4-1/2 lengths. The heavy favorite paid $2.10 in defeating Rock N Republic with Ron Gillespie while Marrakesh Express and Chris Page finished 3rd. Twig for the season remains undefeated with three wins. Merriman was also in the bike with Imagine It for trainer Kent Wilcox and owner Richard Copp. The If I Can Dream gelding went wire to wire in 1:55 to win by three lengths. The $2.80 favorite defeated Illini Duke with Tyler Smith and Native's Filou driven by Dan Noble finished 3rd. The third repeat leg winner was KB Mac with Ryan Stahl and Dan Venier for owners Ken and John Saunders. The McArdle gelding got a two-hole trip before getting up at the wire by a half-length in 1:55.1. Rockinmyshoe for Chris Page finished 2nd and Weekend Pass held on to be 3rd for Dan Noble. The undefeated filly in the series is Smothastenesewisky (Nob Hill High) who scored in 1:54.4 which was the fastest filly race on the card. Smothastenesewisky raced fifth before powering up three-wide to win by a nose at the wire. She was driven by Chris Page and owned and trained by Brian Haynes. Lady Warrior got up for second with Ryan Stahl while the early leader Forever Missy hung on for 3rd with Kurt Sugg. In the other divisions for the colts, Rocks Fantasy (Pet Rock) with Brett Miller for Steve Carter rallied down the stretch to nose out the favorite, Brighter Days and Chris Page. Rocks Fantasy tripped the wire in 1:56.4 Heart Of Chewbacca (Bring On The Beach) for Dan Noble and Ron Burke had the fast time of the night for the colts. Heart of Chewbacca, the betting favorite, led the entire way to win by four lengths in 1:52.3. Pine Grove Racer and Kurt Sugg was second with Speak Well and Chris Page finishing third. Open My Eyes (Rocking Amadeus) with Tyler Smith and Dan O'Mara closed with a last quarter of 28.4 as he rallied down the stretch to edge to top Imma Be and Aaron Merriman in 1:53.1. Willzy with Brett Miller finished third. The other filly winners on the program included Sister Said (Well Said) for trainer-driver Derrick Flowers. Sister Said won by a neck in 1:55.3, beating Bearcreekhoney and Kurt Sugg and Finesse with Ryan Stahl. Well N Down (Well Said) with Anthony MacDonald for Jason McGinnis roared down the stretch rallying from sixth place to win by a head in 1:56.1. Clara Lou with Tyler Smith was second and the favorite Odds On Buckeyes with Chris Page was third. Merriman had a hat trick on the night in the Stallion Series as he guided the Brian Brown trained Lovely Munro to victory in 1:55.1. The daughter of McArdle sat second and got up at the wire for the victory, edging out the favorite Apple Soozy and Tyler Smith. Diamond Official and Josh Sutton finished third. Pompatuse Of Love (Mr Wiggles) gave Dan Noble his second win of the night in the BSS. Trained by Kim Dailey, Pompatuse of Love took the lead at the half and never looked back, winning in 1:55.1. Reachthruthesky AS and Tyler Smith was second. Merriman guided Sand Fantasy to a third-place finish. The third leg for the two-year-old colt and filly pacers is scheduled for Tuesday August 11 at the Champaign County Fairgrounds in Urbana, Ohio. by Roger Huston, for the OHHA

Grove City- Eldorado Scioto Downs will host the second leg of the Buckeye Stallion Series two-year-old colt and filly pacers Thursday, July 23. One hundred and one entries resulted in six harness racing divisions of colts and five divisions for the fillies. Each division will carry a purse of $17,500. The opening leg was held at MGM Northfield Park on July 13. Ten of the 13 winners return to action tonight. The previous winners are led by Brighter Days (Woodstock) and Twig (Mr Apples) who are both undefeated this season in two-lifetime starts. Illini Duke (Well Said) and Imagine It (If I Can Dream) have each won three of four starts this year. The other three winners He's A Dickens (Well Said), KB Mac (McArdle) and Weekend Pass (Big Bad John) will battle in the 7th race. On the filly side of the ledger only three of six opening leg winners return for leg two. Undefeated Apple Soozy (Mr Apples) and Smothastenesewisky (Nob Hill High) are back along with Margin Of Error (Racing Hill). Thursday's entries are sired by 28 different stallions with 18 by Racing Hill, 17 by Pet Rock, and 15 by Well Said. First race post time is 6:15pm. by Frank Fraas, for the OHHA  

Grove City- The popular Buckeye Stallion Series made a stop at the Crawford County Fair in Bucyrus, Ohio Wednesday night before a large crowd of fairgoers. Thirty-six 2-year-old colt trotters filled four division to compete in the second leg of the series, with each racing going for a purse of $17,500. This second leg of the series saw four new winners from the opening leg on July 2nd at Eldorado Scioto Downs. Scott Mogan's Cellular with driver Sandy Beatty came three and four-wide from the three-quarter pole to get up by a nose in 2:03.4. The Uncle Peter-Fire In The Cell colt is owned by Mogan, Green Wave Racing and Carol Cramer. The long shot paid $20.60 and defeated the favorite Checkmate and Ryan Stahl while Blank Space As finished third for Elliott Deaton. Stahl was not to be denied in the second division as Dontforgetlittlman was a winner by 1-3/4 lengths in 2:04 with a final panel in :29.3 for owner-trainer Deborah Swartz. The favorite by Dontyouforgetit-Gutsy got away 4th from post five and took the lead past the half to get the victory. Graffenberg with Shawn Baker II was second with Csgoldenship and Daren Harvey was third. Dontforgetlittlman paid $ 5.40. In the third division, Newsboy dominated going wire to wire for driver Alex Hawk and trainer Charles Vigneron in 2:02.1 with a final quarter of 29.4. Cheryl Vigneron owns the colt by Winning Fireworks-Lady SJ and returned $39.20 to win over the favorite Peter's Royalty and Josh Sutton while Very Smart and Ryan Stahl finished third. The final BSS winner on the card was Worldsstonecold As with Elliott Deaton for trainer Anette Lorentzon in 2:05. The colt by Lionhunter out of Tropical Breeze left from post one and got a two-hole trip before scoring by 1-1/2 lengths over the favorite Johnny Boy and Jonas Hershberger with Blue Jacket and Josh Sutton finished third. The winner paid $8.60. The third leg of the Buckeye Stallion Series for two-year-old colt trotters is scheduled for Wednesday August 12 at MGM Northfield Park. by Frank Fraas, for the OHHA  

Grove City, OH - The traveling Buckeye Stallion Series stopped at MGM Northfield Park Monday July 20 for the third leg of the 3-year-old colt pace. Four divisions were contested with a purse $17,500 each. Trainer Christi Noble was the big winner on the night as she sent two winners to the post. Noble's first win came when Bargain Shopper (Big Bad John-One Stop Shopping) won his second leg of the series. Owned by Chuck Grubbs, Bargain Shopper with Ronnie Wrenn Jr. got away third before taking the lead at the half giving way to Brady Brown with Elite Machine past the half. The two battled in the stretch with Bargain Shopper getting up by a head in 1:54.4. My Name Is Hairy finished 3rd for Kurt Sugg.   Noble's second win came with Ubuntu who got his initial win in the Buckeye Stallion Series. The Pet Rock out of Provethemwrong gelding was driven by Chris Page and is owned by Norman Rae Racing. Page got away from post three but was hung on the outside before scoring by a half-length over Big Bad Whamo and Kurt Sugg while Tick's A Yankin and Chris Lems finished 3rd. The winner took a lifetime mark of 1:53.3. Ubuntu has hit the board in each of his 17 career starts.   Snowmoon won his second of the series with a lifetime best 1:51.2 for Tyler Smith and owner-trainer Jessica Smith. The Gelding by Mr Wiggles out of Milky Way Hanover went wire to wire from post four to score by ¾ lengths. One Last Laugh with Ronnie Wrenn Jr was second and Nvrpoptdaplugs finished third for Jason Thompson. The final BSS winner of the night was MC Cam, who also got his second win of the series, with a mile in 1:53.3 for Kurt Sugg and Kyle Ater. Russell Hundley owns the McArdle-Delightfully Cam colt who was a winner by a ¼ length holding off Western's Last Gun for Aaron Merriman while Cousin Louie and Tyler Smith finished 3rd. Freshman colt trotters return to the track Wednesday July 22 at the Crawford County Fairgrounds in Bucyrus, Ohio for the second leg of 2-Year-Old Colt Trot. by Roger Huston, for the OHHA  

Grove City, OH - The Buckeye Stallion Series for two-year-old filly trotters made a stop at MGM Northfield Park Wednesday with two divisions, each racing for a purse of $17,500.  WF Fire, by Dejarmbro out of Capri Hall, got the maiden victory in 1:59.4 with Chris Lems for Herman Hagerman. Lems took the filly to the lead with an opening panel of 29 seconds and never looked back to win by 5-1/4 lengths at the wire. WF Fire was the second choice in the wagering and returned $10.60. Parabellum and Hunter Myers finished 2nd and Sewin Sue for Dan Rawlings finished 3rd. The winner who is 3-1-1-0 on the year is owned by Hagerman and Terrence Smith of Texas.   The second division went to the favorite Charming Nancy with Aaron Merriman for Chris Beaver in 2:00.4 and paid $2.60. Sired by Uncle Peter out of Caviar Forthe Lady, the filly got away 2nd and took the lead by the half to score by 1-1/2 lengths over Kaelli Mae with Chris Lems and Docs Dilemma for Dan Rawlings. The undefeated Charming Nancy (2-2) is owned by Beaver, Joe Sbrocco, Mary McLoughlin, and Michael Carter.   The third leg for the 2-Year-Old filly trotters is scheduled for Tuesday August 11 at the Champaign County Fairgrounds in Urbana, Ohio. by Roger Huston, for the OHHA  

Grove City, OH - The popular Buckeye Stallion Series made a stop at Eldorado Scioto Downs on Tuesday night for the third leg of the 3-Year-Old Colt and Filly Trot. A total of 9 harness racing divisions went to the post, five division of colts and geldings and four divisions for fillies. It was a big night for owner Marion Beachy who had two wins with his gelding trotters. Enforce The Law, by Triumphant Caviar out of Shez Jailbait, was a winner with Ronnie Wrenn Jr for trainer Joseph Kramp in 1:56.2. The gelding got away second and was shuffled fourth only to come on and score by a neck.   The other winner was Exhibit Class, by Triumphant Caviar out of Classic Blaze. Ronnie Wrenn Jr. got the Sean Smithpeters trained gelding away fourth and powered up three wide in the final turn to win by a neck in 1:56.1. The mile was the co-fastest of the night for the colts, 1:56.1. The other fast mile was turned in by Breakout The Gold in 1:56.1 with Tyler Smith for Norm Parker. The Break The Bank K-Lady Sierra trotter is owned by Robert Key. Rose Run Valor found the winner's circle in 1:56.4 with Ryan Stahl for Eric Hamlet. The winner is sired by Uncle Peter out of Donven Promise. The gelding is owned by David Van Dusen and Michael Osborne. Luckey Stormin was placed the winner in 1:56.4 with owners and driver-trainer Josh Slater and Elpidio Bernardi Jr. when Gabby's Wild Child was disqualified for going inside pylons. The gelding is by Stormin Normand out of Fef Fef For Sure. The fillies were led by Susie D who had the fastest win in 1:55.3 with Jeremy Smith for Bryan Weaver. The Uncle Peter out of Minor Skirmish is owned by Donna Anderson was a winner by a head. Muskingum by Triumphant Caviar out of Abbey Craig, was a winner in 1:57.2 for trainer-driver Sandy Beatty. The filly was 8th at the half but circled the field to get the victory by 7 lengths. She is owned by Beatty along with Larry Riffe, William Johnson II and Ray Thacker Jr. Lights Down Low by Uncle Peter out of Swing Anna Cash was a winner for Tyler Smith and Trent Stohler in 1:57.2. She is owned by Trent Stohler Stable, Tim and Benjamin Graber. Lightning Belle was a winner in 1:58, in a wire to wire effort, with Ryan Stahl and Scott Cox. The daughter of Dejarmbro-Deborah Maroon is owned by G Peters. Sires Uncle Peter and Triumphant Caviar each had three winners on the card. The fourth leg for the 3-Year-Old filly trot is Wednesday August 19 at MGM Northfield Park. The fourth leg for the 3-year-old colt trot is Tuesday August 25 at Eldorado Scioto Downs. The next event in the Buckeye Stallion Series is the second leg of the 2-Year-Old filly trot at MGM Northfield Park tonight. by Roger Huston, for the OHHA

Grove City, OH - The first leg of the Buckeye Stallion Series for Two-Year-Old Colts and Fillies was held at MGM Northfield Park Monday night. A total of 117 Two-Year- Old harness racing pacers competed in seven colt divisions and six filly divisions. Each division carried a purse of $17,500. On the colt side of the ledger two youngsters remained undefeated. Twig, the gelded son of Mr Apples, collected his second win in as many starts as he took a lifetime mark of 1:53.3, the fastest of the night. The freshman was three-wide at the quarter before taking the lead and winning by 3½ lengths. Aaron Merriman drove for trainer Mike Polhamus and owner Julie Farley.   Polhamus picked up his second winner on the colt side when Brighter Days, driven by Kurt Sugg, went wire to wire in 1:55.2 by 3-3/4 lengths. The gelded son of Woodstock is also undefeated in two lifetime starts. Imagine It, by If I Can Dream, made it three straight wins in four lifetime starts. Driver Peter Wrenn got away fourth before taking the lead going to the half and drawing away by 2¾ lengths in a lifetime best 1:54.3. Kurt Wilcox trains for owner Richard Copp. Other colt winners include: Illini Duke, by Well Said, in 1:56.3 for Chris Page and owner-trainer Brian Roebuck. He's A Dickens, by Well Said, in 1:55.2 for Tyler Smith, Kris Hinchcliff and owner Elliot Misshula. KB Mac, by McArdle, in 1:55.3 for Ryan Stahl, Dan Venier and owners Ken and John Saunders. Weekend Pass, by Big Bad John, in 1:55.2 for Dan and Christi Noble for owners Brent Hopper, Kyle Gray and Jerry Scheve. The fillies were led by Apple Soozy with Andy Shetler for trainer Dan O'Mara and owner Marjorie Polhamus in 1:55.1. The Mr Apples filly is a perfect three for three after the two-hole trip before winning by 1-3/4 lengths. Another winner for the driver, trainer and owner combination was Rainy Day Chic, by Rockin Amadeus, in 1:55.3 going wire to wire winning by ¾ lengths. She is now two for three lifetime.   Smothastenesewisky is now two for two in lifetime starts with the win in 1:54.3 with Chris Page. Brian Haynes owns and trains the Nob Hill High daughter, who got away fifth and took command before the half, drawing away by 6¼ lengths. The fastest of the six divisions for the fillies was Heavenissofaraway who came home the winner in 1:54.1 with Chris Page for owner-trainer Anette Lorentzon. The daughter of Racing Hill went coast to coast winning by 2½ lengths. Other winners were Margin Of Error, by Racing Hill, in 1:57.4 with Ronnie Wrenn Jr for Chris Beaver. The owners are Donald Robinson, Chris Beaver, David Meola and RBH Ventures. Free Thinker, by Western Vintage, in 1:54.4 with Chris Page for Ron Burke and owners Burke Racing Stable, Jason Melillo, J&T Silva-Purnel & Libby and Weaver Bruscemi. The second leg of the two-year-old pace for colts and fillies is scheduled for Thursday July 23 at Eldorado Scioto Downs. by Roger Huston, for the OHHA  

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