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Anderson, IN -- Somethingbeautiful solidified her divisional dominance in the Hoosier state's 2-year-old pacing filly ranks as she turned in a dazzling 1:52.2 performance to take the co-featured harness racing event of the evening, a split of Indiana Sires Stakes action for two-year-old pacing fillies on Wednesday, September 16 at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino. With driver LeWayne Miller in the bike, Somethingbeautiful recorded her sixth consecutive victory and remains undefeated this season. Leaving from the rail, Somethingbeautiful left just enough to grab a pocket seat behind the pace-setting Something To Me and John DeLong through the opening quarter in :27.4. JK She's Gordjus and Trace Tetrick wanted their turn on the front and got it just before the half in :57.2. JK She's Gordjus continued to call the shots through the three-quarters in 1:25.2 but Somethingbeautiful was winding up to strike. Using a :26.2 final quarter, Somethingbeautiful was able to track down JK She's Gordjus and repel a late sure from Something to Me to get the win by a length. Dylan Davis trains the daughter of Always A Virgin-Summer N Sand for the ownership partnership of H. Taylor, E. Gold, A. Basen, and R. Lomabardo. With the victory, Somethingbeatiful increased her lifetime bankroll to $104,500. Somethingbeatiful In the first division of the stakes action for two-year-old pacing fillies, GD Rockin Kay turned in a sharp front-running effort to score a 1:52.4 victory. With Trace Tetrick in the bike, GD Rockin Kay made her game-winning move down the backside and was a two length winner. With the win, GD Rockin Kay established a new lifetime best and recorded her third win of the season from seven starts. Trained by Erv Miller, the daughter of Rockin Image--Kayla's Dream now has a lifetime record of 7-3-1-1. GD Rockin Kay is owned in partnership by Engel Stable of Ill, L. Willinger, Hen-Shaut Stb, and G. Golemes and has amassed $37,825 in lifetime purse earnings. GD Rockin Kay Two $32,500 divisions of Indiana Sires Stakes for the three-year-old trotting fillies were also featured on the evening's 14-race card. May Baby and James Yoder continued their winning ways and captured the fastest division in 1:52.3. Yoder moved May Baby to the lead down the backside and she trotted strong to the wire to finish five lengths to the good. With the victory, May Baby equaled her lifetime best and recorded her fifth win from eight starts this season. Owned by Cheyenne Yoder and trained by James Yoder, the daughter of Guccio--Free Wheeling now sports a lifetime bankroll of $324,115. Swan Bomb and Ricky Macomber Jr. provided the lone upset of the evening as they pulled the slight 6-1 upset in the final division for three-year-old trotting fillies. With a final time of 1:55.3, Swan Bomb took advantage of a second-over trip to get the win by a length. Trained by Jamie Macomber and owned by Dreamville Stable, the daughter of Swan For All--Tilly Bomb has now won four of 12 seasonal starts. Indiana Sires Stakes action will continue at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Thursday, September 17. The evening's 14-race card will also feature a $10,000 Guaranteed Pick-4 in Races 3-6 and a $10,000 Guaranteed Hoosier High-5 pool in the last race of the program. The 2020 live racing season at Harrah's Hoosier Park will feature 111 racing programs and follow a Tuesday through Saturday schedule throughout the season. With a daily post time of 6:30 p.m., live racing will be conducted through Nov. 21. For more information on the live racing schedule, please visit www.harrahshoosierpark.com. Emily Ratcliff | Race Marketing Manager and Commentator  

ANDERSON, IN - Three-year-old pacing fillies took center stage in the fifth leg of Indiana Sires Stakes action on Friday, September 11 at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino. Divisional winners Somebodyslilly and Genie Rockwell turned in impressive performances to capture their respective harness racing divisions. The action kicked off with Somebodyslilly playing the role of post-time favorite and making good on her 1/9 favoritism to find the winner's circle in 1:50. Somebodyslilly equaled her established best and recorded her fifth consecutive victory with the win. When the wings of the gate opened, Brandon Bates guided Rock It Out immediately to the front, while Somebodyslilly with Michael Oosting opted to wait in third through the first quarter in :26:4. Approaching the half mile mark, Oosting moved Somebodyslilly to attack from first-over, passing the half in :55:0. Remaining unchallenged through the third quarter in 1:23:3, Somebodyslilly remained ahead of the field by a little over a length. As the field turned for home, Grace Rocks with Joey Putnam moved from last and were charging hard the leader. Though Grace Rocks found an impressive final quarter of :25:3, Somebodyslilly held her at bay, crossing the wire in 1:50:0. Grace Rocks settled for second while Maggie Rhee with Ricky Macomber Jr. moved from mid-pack for third. Somebodyslilly paid $2.20 to win.   "I decided I didn't want to push her too hard so I waited until the quarter to move her down the backside," Oosting noted after the win. "Someone would've had to really challenge her to get by at that point. She seems to be really finding herself right now. I'm hoping that she continues to race this well." Somebodyslilly is owned, trained and was bred by Eli Schwartz. The daughter of Time To Roll-Somebody's Artist has now won seven of 17 lifetime starts and sports a lifetime bankroll of $130,100. The second division saw a 7-1 upset by Genie Rockwell, who turned in an impressive effort to lower her lifetime mark by over a second to 1:49:0. With trainer/driver James Yoder at the lines, Genie Rockwell paid $16.20 to win. As the gate opened, even money favorite Priceless with Brandon Bates grabbed the lead with Mystical Carrie and Trace Tetrick opting for the pocket trip. Genie Rockwell with James Yoder settled in third, while the field remained in straight formation through fractions of :27:2, :54:2 and 1:22:0. As the field turned for home, Priceless was still on top but Genie Rockwell was not going to hand over a victory. Surging forward, Genie Rockwell found racing room up the inside and was matching strides with a tiring Priceless. Saving her best for last, Genie Rockwell overcame Priceless by a length stopping the clock in 1:49:0. Mystical Carrie with Trace Tetrick rallied from the grandstand side, digging in gamely for second while Priceless held on for third.   "The trip worked out great for her but I did have to ask her to pace in the stretch," Yoder noted after the victory. "She's a lot better with faster fractions in front of her. She can be a bit of a handful with a lot of sass, but she's an absolute sweetheart when she wins a race; she definitely knows when she wins a race." The daughter of Always A Virgin-Norma Rockwell was bred by Glen Hershberger and Marlin Fry. With tonight's win, Genie Rockwell has won five of 18 lifetimes starts and surpassed the $100,000 with a new lifetime bankroll of $104,455 for owner Marlin Fry. With Friday's Pick-5 sequence going unsolved, producing a $2,366.37 carryover, the Pick-5 pool will be guaranteed at $10,000. Racing action will continue at Harrah's Hoosier Park on Saturday, September 12 with both an Open Trot and an Open Pace. With a daily post time of 6:30 pm, live racing at Harrah's Hoosier Park will follow a Tuesday through Saturday schedule and be conducted through November 21, highlighted by the return of the Breeders Crown October 30 & 31. For more information on the upcoming entertainment or live racing schedule, please visit www.harrahshoosierpark.com. by Rose Flood, for Harrah's Hoosier Park    

Anderson, IN-- Indiana's top two-year-old pacing colts and geldings were on display at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Friday, August 28 as the evening's 14-race harness racing card featured two $41,000 divisions of Indiana Sires Stakes for the freshmen pacing colts. The colts were battling in the third round of their six round series and closed out a week's worth of stakes action at Harrah's Hoosier Park. PBR Street Gang, with Trace Tetrick in the bike, turned in a dominant performance to capture the first division in 1:52.2. After an uncharacteristic break in his last start, the Brian Brown trainee moved to the lead down the backside and never looked back--scoring a two length victory over a hard charging Flirtin Freddy and Michael Oosting. The 1:52.2 clocking equaled his established best. Sent off at odds of 3-1, PBR Street Gang returned $8.80 to his backers at the betting windows. With the win, the son of JK Endofanera--Love You Always recorded his second win from 5 lifetime starts. Owned in partnership by Country Club Acres, J. Sbrocco, M. Leeman and L&H Mgmt Services, PBR Street Gang pushed his lifetime bankroll to $40,225. PBR Street Gang In the second division, Brookview Bullet and Joey Putnam staged an impressive rally late in the lane to get up in the final strides of the mile to score in 1:51.2. With the win, Brookview Bullet established a new lifetime best and remains undefeated in three starts this season. Slightly dismissed at odds of 5-1, Brookview Bullet returned $12.80 to his backers at the betting windows. Trained by Justin White, the son of Always A Virgin--Babylon Sister is owned by Eleven Star Stables. Brookview Bullet now sports a lifetime bankroll of $35,338. Brookview Bullet Live racing will continue at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Saturday, August 29. The evening's 14-race card will feature an $18,000 Open Trot and a $10,000 Guaranteed Pick-5 sequence. The 2020 live racing season at Harrah's Hoosier Park will feature 111 racing programs and follow a Tuesday through Saturday schedule throughout the season. With a daily post time of 6:30 p.m., live racing will be conducted through Nov. 21. For more information on the live racing schedule, please visit www.harrahshoosierpark.com. Emily Ratcliff | Race Marketing Manager and Commentator

ANDERSON, Ind.--August 27, 2020 -- A pair of Indiana Sires Stakes divisions for harness racing two-year-old pacing fillies were showcased at Harrah's Hoosier Park on Thursday, August 27 and brought forth impressive performances from the freshman fillies. Somethingbeautiful and Hot Mess Express each won their respective $40,500 divisions and did so with authority to deliver as the heavy betting favorites. After suffering the first loss of her young career in the last round of stakes action, Hot Mess Express rebounded gamely and was the fastest divisional winner with a 1:52 open length score. With driver Sam Widger at the lines, Hot Mess Express made her game winning move down the backside and never looked back. Leaving from post two, Hot Mess Express settled along the rail in third while DP Spookytooth and Michael Oosting reached the front through the opening quarter in :27.1. Widger gave Hot Mess Express the green light and she powered up to take the lead just before the half in :55.2. With a two length lead at the three-quarters in 1:24, Hot Mess Express simply paced away from her competition. With a :28 final panel, Hot Mess Express coasted to the wire under a hand drive from Widger to finish six and a half lengths in front of Uncut Gem and Joey Putnam. Sassy Cindy and Peter Wrenn rallied well late to finish third. Hot Mess Express returned $2.10 at the betting windows. Trained by Jamaica Patton, the daughter of Panther Hanover--My Heart Was True recorded her fourth win from five lifetime outings. Hot Mess Express pushed her lifetime bankroll to $56,125 for owner Sam Bowie. In the opening division of the stakes action, Somethingbeautiful continued her winning ways and turned in another dominant performance to score in 1:53. With regular pilot LeWayne Miller in the sulky, Somethingbeautiful switched up her tactics and opted for a trip off the pace to deliver as the heavy 1-9 favorite. Unhurried from the gate, Somethingbeautiful eased off the gate to find a spot along the rail in fifth while a host of others left aggressively. Ever Rocking and Brandon Bates were the first to get a call through the opening quarter in :28 and lead the field to the half in :56.4. Somethingbeautiful remains undefeated in four starts this season When the field reached the three-quarters in 1:25.2, Miller had Somethingbeautiful first-over and on the attack. Utilizing a :27 final quarter, Somethingbeautiful sprinted past her competitors and finished five lengths to the good. Baci Baci and Ricky Macomber Jr. utilized a pocket trip to finish second while Skyway Brittney and Sam Widger rounded out the trifecta. Sent off at odds of 1-9, Somethingbeautiful returned $2.10 at the betting windows. With the win, Somethingbeautiful recorded her fourth straight victory and remains undefeated in four lifetime starts. The daughter of Always A Virgin-Summer N Sand is trained by Dylan Davis and owned in partnership by Howard Taylor, E. Gold, A. Basen, and R. Lombardo. Somethingbeautiful now sports a lifetime bankroll of $64,500. Indiana Sires Stakes action will continue at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Friday, August 28 with two $42,000 divisions for the two-year-old pacing colts and geldings. The evening's 14-race card will also feature a $10,000 Guaranteed Hoosier High-5 pool on the last race of the program. With a daily post time of 6:30 pm, live racing at Harrah's Hoosier Park will follow a Tuesday through Saturday schedule and be conducted through November 21. For more information on the upcoming entertainment or live racing schedule, please visit www.harrahshoosierpark.com. Emily Ratcliff | Race Marketing Manager and Commentator

ANDERSON, Ind.-August 21, 2020 - Lifetime marks were lowered in two $34,000 divisions of Indiana Sires Stakes action featured on the evening's 13-race harness racing card on Friday, August 21 at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino. It was the three-year-old pacing colts and geldings' turn to tussle, and the fourth round of action brought victories from both a favorite and a price, Crook Boyzz and Family Recipe respectively. Both sophomore geldings bested their own lifetime marks by almost a full second. Kicking off the stakes action for the night, Crook Boyzz with Brandon Bates found the winner's circle in a near gate-to-wire fashion. As the field passed the start pole, Frankiepark with Ricky Macomber Jr. grabbed the early lead while Tar Zan Dan with Sam Widger sat in the pocket. Crook Boyzz found a spot toward the back of the pack, but didn't stay there for long as he maneuvered around his competitors from fifth to first just after the first quarter in :26:2. Clocking fractions of :54:2 and 1:22:0, Crook Boyzz bolstered his lead on the field, handily pacing toward the finish. With a lead of four lengths, Crook Boyzz crossed the wire in 1:50:1, besting his previous mark of 1:51. Northern Cadilac with Joey Putnam staged a late rally for second, while Nassau Desire with Trace Tetrick dug in to claim third. Crook Boyzz paid $4.80 to win at the betting windows. "He seems very versatile," Bates noted after the victory. "Taking him right off the gate ended up not being his best spot so I moved him early and he was really strong from there. He drives nicely but doesn't like to stand around afterward; He likes to keep moving." Crook Boyzz, who was lightly raced as a two-year-old, has now won four of 11 lifetime starts, sporting a lifetime bankroll of $44,480 for owners John Esposito, Robert Esposito and Brett Selby, who also trains the gelding. The son of Always A Virgin-Magic moments was bred by Wilber Lengacher. The second division of the stakes action saw a 9-1 upset from Family Recipe who took advantage of a pocket trip to dig in gamely for a 1:49:4 win. Driven by LeWayne Miller, who also trains and co-owns the gelding, Family Recipe found late racing room to get the win by two lengths. The heavily favored Island Of The Sea with Trace Tetrick had his nose on the gate as it opened, followed closely by Family Recipe. Through fractions of :26:1, :54:2 and 1:22:2, Family Recipe sat patiently in the pocket while the rest of the field raced nose-to-tail. As the pacers turned for home, Family Recipe tipped from the pocket and was matching strides with Island Of The Sea. Utilizing the passing lane, Family Recipe surged ahead and reached the wire in 1:49:4 while Island Of The Sea settled for second. Sawyer's Desire with Ricky Macomber Jr. rallied late in the stretch to finish in third. With the upset, Family Recipe paid $21.80 to win for his betting backers. "I think he races best off the helmet, but he's quick and very handy," Miller noted after the win. "He's been racing well all year, even with tougher trips. He's also a barn favorite-very playful and friendly." Family Recipe upsets the field paying $21.80 to win The son of Always A Virgin-Tia Maria Hanover has now won four of 18 lifetime starts. With the win, Family Recipe surpassed the $100,000 mark in purse earnings, bringing his lifetime bankroll to $115,480. Miller co-owns Family Recipe with Arnold Manders, Joseph Vieria and the Never 2 Late Stables. He was bred by Lyndar Stables. Indiana Sires Stakes action will continue at Harrah's Hoosier Park on Saturday, August 22 with two $32,500 divisions for the three-year-old pacing fillies. The card will also feature an Open Trot and an Open Pace. With a daily post time of 6:30 pm, live racing at Harrah's Hoosier Park will follow a Tuesday through Saturday schedule and be conducted through November 21, highlighted by the return of the Breeders Crown October 30 & 31. For more information on the upcoming entertainment or live racing schedule, please visit www.harrahshoosierpark.com. Rose Flood | Race Marketing & Operations Admin

ANDERSON, Ind.--August 19, 2020 -- Indiana Sires Stakes action returned to Harrah's Hoosier Racing & Casino on Wednesday, August 19 as they host the fourth round of the stakes action for the harness racing three-year-old competitors. Indiana-sired sophomore trotting fillies were the featured attraction on the evening's 13-race card with two $31,500 divisions for the three-year-old trotting fillies. Rock Swan continued her winnings ways to capture the opening division and her fourth straight stakes victory with driver Trace Tetrick. Stopping the timer in 1:53.1, Rock Swan recorded her third straight Indiana Sires Stakes victory and established a new lifetime best in the process. Tetrick wasted no time and sent Rock Swan to the front through the opening panel in :27.4. May Baby and driver James Yoder, who returned to their home track after an appearance in the Hambletonian Oaks at The Meadowlands, grabbed a pocket seat with Swan Bomb and Ricky Macomber Jr. next in line third. Rock Swan continued to call the shots through splits of :58 and 1:26.2. and the stage was set for a battle to the wire turning for home. May Baby tipped from the pocket and the top pair matched strides down the lane. Using a :26.4 closing kick, Rock Swan was able to hold off May Baby and get the win by a nose. Deswanslittlelorie and Michael Oosting rallied for third. As the 8-5 second choice, Rock Swan returned $5.40 to her backers at the betting windows. Trained by Erv Miller, the daughter of Swan For All--Jolly Jessica has now won four of six seasonal outings and 13 of 17 lifetime. Owned in partnership by S&R Racing and Anthony Lombardi, Rock Swan pushed her lifetime bankroll to $471,672. The victory was also one of four wins on the evening's 13-race card for Harrah's Hoosier Park's leading driver, Trace Tetrick. In the second division, Sam Widger and Pretzel Party utilized similar gate to wire tactics to score in 1:55.3. With the win, Pretzel Party recorded her first stakes victory and established a new lifetime best. Widger sent Pretzel Party away from the gate just enough to protect their rail position and grab the lead through the opening panel in :27.1. The field remained in single file order down the backside while Pretzel Party rattled off fractions of :56.3 and 1:26.2. Turning for home, Ricky Macomber Jr. had Skyway Tinacious out and applying pressure from first-over but Pretzel Party wasn't finished. Using a :29.1 final quarter, Pretzel Party kept her challengers at bay to get the win by two and a quarter lengths. Skyway Tinacious was forced to settle for second while La Nancio and Jared Finn trotted evenly to finish third. Sent off at odds of 2-1, Pretzel Party returned $6.20 at the betting windows. Pretzel Party captured her first stakes victory with a win in her division of the stakes action Trained by Jeff Edwards, the daughter of Mr Cantab-Pretzel Hanover recorded her first win of the season from eight tries. Pretzel Party is owned in partnership by Denise Dennis and John Johannsen and pushed her lifetime bankroll to $121,605 with the win. Indiana Sires Stakes action will continue at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Thursday, August 20 with two $31,500 divisions of Indiana Sires Stakes for the three-year-old trotting colts and geldings. Thursday's 14-race card will also feature a $10,000 Guaranteed Pick-4 in Races 3-6 and a $10,000 Guaranteed Hoosier High-5 in Race 14. The 2020 live racing season at Harrah's Hoosier Park will feature 111 racing programs and follow a Tuesday through Saturday schedule throughout the season. With a daily post time of 6:30 p.m., live racing will be conducted through Nov. 21. For more information on the live racing schedule, please visit www.harrahshoosierpark.com. Emily Ratcliff 

ANDERSON, Ind.--August 5, 2020 -- Indiana Sires Stakes action rolled on at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Wednesday, August 5 as two divisions for the harness racing freshman pacing fillies and two divisions for the freshman trotting colts were featured on the evening's 14-race card. The betting favorites delivered in three of the four divisions as the two-year-old competitors squared off in the second round of their six round series. The only upset of the night was found in the opening division for two-year-old pacing fillies as DP Spookytooth and Michael Oosting pulled the slight upset to get the win by the head. Stopping the timer in 1:53.4, DP Spookytooth converted a second-over trip into a maiden breaking win. DP Spookytooth sat fourth through the early stages of the mile while Soul Kitchen and Trace Tetrick dictated fractions of :26.4, :56.1 and 1:25.3. When the field turned for home, Oosting had DP Spookytooth well placed second-over and when he tipped the filly off cover, she used a :28 closing panel to get the win by a head over Martha Bigrig and Jared Seekman. Sent off at odds of 9-2, DP Spookytooth returned $11.60 to her backers at the betting windows. Trained by Bill Webb, DP Spookytooth recorded her first win from five lifetime outs. The daughter of Tellitlikeitis--Straitequilanite has now earned $30,280 in her young career for owners Diamond D P Standardbreds. Somethingbeautiful and LeWayne Miller extended their win streak to three in the second split for pacing fillies after a decisive gate to wire effort. Stopping the timer in 1:52.2, Somethingbeautiful established a new lifetime best and remains undefeated in three starts. Leaving from post two, Miller sent his filly to the front through the opening quarter in :27.3. Odds On Dead Heat and Peter Wrenn benefitted from a pocket trip while Hot Mess Express and Sam Widger sat third. Approaching the three-quarters in 1:25.4, Somethingbeautiful drifted out in the turn but Miller was able to quickly get her back on course. Using a :26.3 closing kick, Somethingbeautiful paced strong to the wire and repelled a late surge from Hot Mess Express to get the victory. As the 2-5 favorite, Somethingbeautiful returned $2.80 to her backers at the betting windows. Trained by Dylan Davis, the daughter of Always A Virgin--Summer N Sand is a perfect three for three this season. Somethingbeautiful now sports a lifetime a bankroll of $44,250 for her ownership group comprised of H. Taylor, E. Gold, A. Basen, and R. Lombardo. On the trotting side of the action, Brookview Bolt and Sam Widger turned in a decisive gate to wire effort to capture the first division for two-year-old trotting colts and geldings in 1:58.1. With the win, Brookview Bolt recorded the first stakes win of his young career and established a new lifetime best. Sent off as the even money favorite, Brookview Bolt returned $4.20 at the betting windows. Trained by Ron Burke and owned by Burke Racing Stable, Knox Services, J&T Silva, and Weaver Bruscemi, Brookview Bolt pushed his lifetime bankroll to $32,650. The Swan For All--Witty's Winner gelding lifetime record stands at 3-2-1-0. Swingforthefences Swingforthefences and Peter Wrenn recorded their second consecutive ISS victory after a 1:57.3 score in the final division for two-year-old trotting colts and geldings. Grabbing a pocket seat early, Swingforthefences moved first-over around the final turn and trotted strong to the wire to get the win by a quarter of a length over a hard-charging All The Truth and Ricky Macomber Jr. Sent off as the 6-5 favorite, Swingforthefences returned $4.40 at the betting windows. Trained by Melanie Wrenn, Swingforthefences has now won two of three lifetime outs and $41,125 in lifetime purse earnings. The son of Swan For All--Sunday Yankee is owned in partnership by David McDuffee and L&L Devisser LLC. Live racing at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino will continue on Thursday, August 6 with a 14-race card. The evening's 14-race card will feature a $10,000 Guaranteed Pick-4 sequence in Races 3-6 and a $10,000 Guaranteed Hoosier High-5 Pool in Race 14. Live racing at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino will continue to follow a Tuesday through Saturday schedule and be conducted through November 21. For more information on the upcoming live racing schedule at Harrah's Hoosier Park, please visit www.harrahshoosierpark.com. Emily Ratcliff    

ANDERSON, IN.-August 4, 2020-Tuesday, August 4 was a night filled with harness racing stakes action at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino. With five events in total on the evening's 14-race card, the two-year-old pacing colts and geldings were featured through three divisions and the two-year-old trotting fillies went in two divisions of the Indiana Sires Stakes. The night saw victories from Virgo, What's Your Beef and Hello Sweetie Boy for the pacing colts and Country Girl Charm and Fantasia Flurry for the trotting fillies. With dominant performances from both, Country Girl Charm and What's Your Beef both extended their win streaks to four and remain undefeated this season. Setting the stage for a night of stakes action, Virgo rallied from mid-pack to dig in for a close victory with Trace Tetrick at the lines. When the gate opened, Madelines Blk Jack with Ricky Macomber Jr. took the lead and were looking for a back-to-back stakes victory. Virgo wasted no time in his quest for the front and began moving just after the first quarter in :27:1. He sat second-over through the half in :57:2, then maneuvered into second behind new leader, Jewel's Virgin with John DeLong. Virgo was able to grab command just after the three-quarters in 1:24:4 but his biggest threat was still behind him. Using a :27 final quarter, Virgo was able to hold of a hard-charging Jk Going West and LeWayne Miller, who had patiently sat in third most of the mile. In a heart-charging effort for the wire, Virgo got the win by a head and stopped the clock in a new lifetime best of 1:51.4. Jk Going West was second and Madelines Blk Jack fended off the field for third. Virgo paid $4.80 to win. Virgo, the son of Always A Virgin-Star Of The Show, has won two of three lifetime starts. With the win, he now sports a lifetime bankroll of $24,125 for owners Howard Taylor, Jeffrey Billings. The gelding is trained by Dylan Davis and was bred by Dustin Miller. Tetrick found the winner's circle once again in the second split for the freshman pacing colts and geldings while steering What's Your Beef to his fourth consecutive win. When the wings of the gate opened, Skyway Victor with Sam Widger paced ahead of the field to reach the first quarter in :26:4. Just before the half, What's Your Beef grabbed the lead, while the field remained in straight formation through fractions of :55:3 and 1:24:0. Fiercely defending his win streak, What's Your Beef crossed the wire and stopped the clock in 1:52:0, paying $3.20 to win. Skyway Victor settled for second while Bettorrock with Peter Wrenn held on for third. "He races on the front mainly, but he's pretty versatile," Tetrick noted after the win. "Racing that way seemed like the best decision tonight, and that's how we got there. He really dug in late in the stretch." What's Your Beef is the son of JK Endofanera-Kats Treasure and was bred by Jeff Jones and Scott Lester. Owned by W. Donovan, Joe Sbrocco, Kirk Nichols and Jaf Racing LLC, the colt has won all four lifetime starts and boasts a lifetime bankroll of $37,000. He is trained by Brian Brown. The final division for the pacing colts and geldings saw a minor upset by way of Hello Sweetie Boy with John DeLong when the gelding grabbed his first career win. When the gate opened, Hello Sweetie Boy took a spot toward the back of the pack. In the lead, Never Easy Z Tam with LeWayne Miller called the shots, setting fractions of :27:0, :56:1 and 1:25:2 and braced for attack from the rest of the field. Hello Sweetie Boy waited until the stretch to make his attack and with a final quarter of :26:3, surge past the field. Hello Sweetie Boy scored his maiden breaking win in 1:52:4. He was followed by PBR Street Gang with Trace Tetrick in second and TJ's Indy Pacer with Sam Widger who staged a late rally for third. Hello Sweetie Boy paid $9.60 to win at the betting windows. "He's a tricky colt to drive," DeLong revealed after the win. "Kim (Roth) has done a great job helping him relax so I can drive him. I wanted to race him off the cover and he really likes to chase horses in the stretch." The son of Aracache Hanover-Murvys Lady recorded his first win from three starts, now holding a lifetime bankroll of $17,825 for owner/trainer Kimberly Roth. Hello Sweetie Boy was bred by Mary Lea and Adele Jeffers. Kicking off stakes action for the fillies, Country Girl Charm with trainer/driver LeWayne Miller maintained her undefeated status while establishing a new lifetime mark of 1:56:3. Going off as the heavy post time favorite, Country Girl Charm grabbed a spot in the middle of the pack through fractions of :27:3, :58:1 and 1:27:2. As the field turned for home, Miller gave Country Girl Charm the go-ahead and she began to challenge the leading Guccio's Lady with Melvin Schmucker. When the mile looked to belong to Guccio's Lady, Country Girl Charm dug in and found a :28.1 closing kick to get the win. She was followed by Queen Of All with Doug Rideout who had also staged a gutsy rally in the stretch while Guccio's Lady held on for third. "For a filly-she's very easy going," Miller said. "She loves her job and so far, has shown she can race any way you want." The daughter of Whom Shall I Fear-Tymal Tatiana was bred by Daniel Frey Jr. The win was her fourth, giving her a perfect record out of four starts. Country Girl Charm now boasts a lifetime bankroll of $44,500 for owners Ryan Raber, Darvin Wagler, LeWayne Miller and Susan Garrels. Wrapping up the action for the fillies, Fantasia Flurry recorded her first lifetime win with Ricky Macomber Jr. at the lines. Fantasia Flurry started the race taking a comfortable seat in third while Four Under Par with Doug Rideout and Treasure Gems K with Trace Tetrick swapped turns on the front through fractions of :28:2, :59:0 and 1:28:3. As the fillies turned for home, Macomber steered Fantasia Flurry into the passing lane where she was able to surge past the leaders, crossing the wire in 1:57:3. Four Under Par held on for second while Treasure Gems K settled for third. Fantasia Flurry paid $16.80 to win in the minor upset. "It was my first time driving her and the only advice I was given was not to get out on front," Macomber Jr. laughed in the winner's circle. "It was a good trip; I knew I just had to get her in the passing lane and she'd make it." Fantasia Flurry, the daughter of Swan For All-Northern Mystique, sports a lifetime bankroll of $25,140 with her first win out of four starts. She is owned in partnership by trainer Christopher Beaver, William Rufenacht, Donald Robinson and RBH Ventures Inc. Fantasia Flurry was bred by Alan Troyer. Indiana Sires Stakes action will continue at Harrah's Hoosier Park on Wednesday, August 5 with two divisions for two-year-old pacing fillies and two divisions for two-year-old trotting colts. With a daily post time of 6:30 pm, live racing at Harrah's Hoosier Park will follow a Tuesday through Saturday schedule and be conducted through November 21, highlighted by the return of the Breeders Crown October 30 & 31. For more information on the upcoming entertainment or live racing schedule, please visit www.harrahshoosierpark.com. by Rose Flood, for Harrah's Hoosier Park

Anderson, IN—Sophomore pacing fillies closed the curtain on a week’s worth of Indiana Sires Stakes harness racing action at Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino as two $32,000 divisions highlighted the evening’s 14-race card on Saturday, August 1. Rain did not deter divisional winners Somebodyslilly and Mystical Carrie who both turned in convincing efforts to find the winner’s circle for the second straight week.   Somebodyslilly converted a pocket trip into a 1:51 score in the opening division over a track rated good. Driven by Michael Oosting, Somebodyslilly capitalized on a break by the heavy post-time favorite, Priceless and Brandon Bates, and went on to win by five lengths.   Priceless left alertly from post five to dictate fractions of :27.1, :56.4 and 1:24.3 while Somebodyslilly sat patiently in the pocket. As the field turned for home, Priceless made an uncharacteristic break and took herself out of the race. Somebodyslilly inherited the lead and held off a late surge from Kickin Up My Heels and Trace Tetrick to get the win. Classic Country and Sam Widger rallied well late for third. As the 3-1 second choice, Somebodyslilly returned $8.60 to win.   Trained and owned by Eli Schwartz, the daughter of Time To Roll—Somebody’s Artist recorded her second consecutive victory and first stakes win of the season. Somebodyslilly pushed her lifetime bankroll to $88,350 with the win.   In the second division, Trace Tetrick guided Mystical Carrie to another decisive score. Sent off as the heavy 1-5 favorite, Mystical Carrie moved first over and paced strong to the wire to finish four lengths in front of her competition and score in a new lifetime best of 1:50.1 over a track rated good. It was the second consecutive stakes victory for Mystical Carrie and the second consecutive week she lowered her lifetime best.   Mystical Carrie and Trace Tetrick deliver.                        --Dean Gillette photo Genie Rockwell and Marlin Fry established first half fractions of :26.2 and :56.2 while Mystical Carrie sat along the rail in third. Genie Rockwell led the field to the third station in 1:24.3 and was then joined on the outside by Tetrick and Mystical Carrie.   When the field turned for home, Tetrick asked Mystical Carrie for more and she responded with a :26.1 closing kick to get the win by four lengths. Seventimesacharm and John DeLong rallied well late to get up for second while Genie Rockwell held on for third. As the 1-5 favorite, Mystical Carrie returned $2.40 at the betting windows.   Trained by Erv Miller the homebred daughter of Tellitlikeitis—Mystical Victress recorded her second seasonal score from four starts. Mystical Carrie has now amassed $90,650 in lifetime purse earnings and is owned by Mystical Marker Farms LLC.   Indiana Sires Stakes action will continue at Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Tuesday, August 4 with divisions of Indiana Sires Stakes for the two-year-old pacing colts and geldings and the two-year-old trotting fillies.    The 2020 live racing season at Harrah’s Hoosier Park will feature 111 racing programs and follow a Tuesday through Saturday schedule throughout the season. With a daily post time of 6:30 p.m., live racing will be conducted through Nov. 21. For more information on the live racing schedule, please visit www.harrahshoosierpark.com.    Emily Ratcliff  |  Race Marketing Manager and Commentator

ANDERSON, IN -July 31, 2020- Three-year-old pacing colts performed in their third leg of Indiana Sires Stakes action on Friday, July 31 at Harrah's Hoosier Park. Both winners were guided to victory by Harrah's Hoosier Park's leading driver Trace Tetrick. In the first division, Tetrick was victorious with Roll With Time who prevailed in a tight photo. He then guided Island Of The Sea to a gutsy 1:48:4 victory, just a fifth of a second off of the track record for the division. Tetrick's first trip to the winner's circle was with Tyler George's Roll With Time in the first $35,000 division of Indiana Sires Stakes for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings. When the gate opened, Roll With Time found a spot in fourth, waiting patiently to attack through fractions of :26:2 and :56:0. Just after the half, Tetrick urged Roll With Time to make his move for the lead. When the field reached the three-quarters in 1:23.4, Roll With Time surged ahead of the pacesetting Clever Character and Dale Hiteman. The stretch saw a cavalry charge to the wire that looked to be anyone's race. Dojea Gizmo with Dan Shelter and Family Recipe with LeWayne Miller fanned out across the track and rallied toward the leader. Digging in gamely, Roll With Time reached the wire first, stopping the clock in 1:50.4. He paid $4.80 to win while Dojea Gizmo finished second and Family Recipe finished third, all within a length of each other. "The trip worked out the way I planned but he is a versatile colt, too," Tetrick noted after the win. "Tyler has him in really good shape and he's racing sharp right now." Roll With Time, the son of Time To Roll-Roknrol Bluegrass, now sports a lifetime bankroll of $35,000 for owners Jeff Fought, Brian Carsey and Casey Myers. Bred by Hickory Hollow Stables, he earned his first stakes victory and fifth lifetime victory with the win. Tetrick steered another winner to victory with Dylan Davis trainee Island Of The Sea. While the betting public was backing Super Final Champion Odds On Osiris with Peter Wrenn at the lines, Island Of The Sea waited mid-pack through the early stages of the race. Sitting through fractions of :26:1 and :54:2, Island Of The Sea moved first-over as the field approached the final turn with Dry Creek Sam and Robert Taylor in tow. Odds On Osiris looked strong on the front and continued to call the shots through the three-quarters in 1:22 but Island Of The Sea was gaining on the leader with every stride. Turning for home the stage was set for a battle to the wire as Island Of The Sea and Odds On Osiris matched strides down the stretch. Neither wanted to give an inch but it was Island Of The Sea who burst forward by a neck, crossing the wire in a sizzling 1:48.4. Odds On Osiris was forced to settle for second while Crook Boyzz and Brandon Bates finished third. Island Of The Sea paid $14.00 to win in the minor upset. "He's a nice horse--I've been watching him since he's been here," Tetrick who drove the horse for the first time tonight. "He's very handy and dug in late to get the win." Lightly raced as a two-year-old, Island Of The Sea has won six races from 9 lifetime starts and boasts a lifetime bankroll of $67,720 for owners Eric and Lisa Ell. The son of Always A Virgin-Trinity Islands was bred by Steve Schmucker. Indiana Sires Stakes action will continue at Harrah's Hoosier Park on Saturday, August 1 with two divisions for three-year-old pacing fillies highlighting the evening's 14-race card. With a daily post time of 6:30 pm, live racing at Harrah's Hoosier Park will follow a Tuesday through Saturday schedule and be conducted through November 21, highlighted by the return of the Breeders Crown October 30 & 31. For more information on the upcoming entertainment or live racing schedule, please visit www.harrahshoosierpark.com. by Rose Flood, for Harrah's Hoosier Park

ANDERSON, IN -July 30, 2020--Swan In Motion continued his winning ways at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino after he captured the featured harness racing event of the evening, the second division of the $31,500 Indiana Sires Stakes for three-year-old trotting colts and geldings, on Thursday, July 30. Stopping the timer in 1:54.3 over a track rated sloppy, Swan In Motion claimed his third straight stakes win and remains undefeated in five starts this season for trainer Jamie Macomber and driver Ricky Macomber Jr. Swan In Motion was unhurried from the gate and settled along the rail in third while Emma Town Bud and Michael Oosting did all the heavy lifting on the front. Emma Town Bud carved out fractions of :28.4, :58.4, and 1:27.3 before ever feeling threat. When the field turned for home, Macomber Jr. guided Swan In Motion out to the middle of the track and the colt found his best stride. Using a final panel of :26.1, Swan In Motion was able to track down Emma Town Bud and went on to win by a length and a quarter. The son of Swan For All--Keystone Sadie has won five of five outs for his sophomore season and seven of 15 lifetime. Owned in partnership by M&M Racing and Norbert Joseph Maza, Swan In Motion has now bankrolled $261,450 lifetime. In the second split of the stakes action, Dude Included utilized a similar late stepping strategy to score in a new lifetime best of 1:53. With driver John DeLong in the sulky, Dude Included turned a pocket trip into a two length score to record his second win of the season. TJ's Top Pick and Trace Tetrick played the role of post time favorite and dictated fractions of :27.1, :56.4, and 1:25.2 while Dude Included waited patiently in the pocket. Tipping out from behind the tiring leader turning for home, Dude Included employed a :27.1 final quarter to win going away. Trained by Trent Stohler, Dude Included now sports a 5-2-3-0 seasonal record and 14-3-7-1 lifetime. Owned by Benjamin Graber, Dude Included pushed his lifetime bankroll to $129,735 with the win. Indiana Sires Stakes action will continue at Harrah's Hoosier Park on Friday, July 31 with two divisions for the three-year-old pacing colts and geldings. The evening's 14-race card will also feature a $10,000 Guaranteed Hoosier High-5 Pool in Race 14. Live racing at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino will continue to follow a Tuesday through Saturday schedule and be conducted through November 21. For more information on the upcoming live racing schedule at Harrah's Hoosier Park, please visit www.harrahshoosierpark.com. by Emily Ratcliff,for Harrah's Hoosier Park

Anderson, IN--Rock Swan and Swan Bomb, a pair of trotting fillies sired by Indiana's leading trotting stallion Swan For All, were victorious in their respective $31,500 divisions of the Indiana Sires Stakes for harness racing three-year-old trotting fillies at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Wednesday, July 29. It was the third round of the seven round series for the sophomore fillies. Rock Swan and Trace Tetrick continued their winning ways and delivered as the heavy 1-9 favorite in the opening division of the stakes action. Stopping the timer in 1:54.2, Rock Swan recorded her second straight stakes victory and equaled her established lifetime mark. Leaving from post seven, Rock Swan was not hustled early and found a spot along the rail in fourth through the opening panel in :27.3. Tetrick gave his filly the green light just before the half in :57.3 and she ranged up to match strides with the pacesetting Skyway Tinacious and Peter Wrenn at the third station in 1:26. When the field turned for home, Rock Swan was on top by three lengths and appeared to cruise to the wire effortlessly finishing three lengths in front of Skyway Tinacious. "She's always been very professional," Tetrick noted of his mount. "She has grown up a little this year and grown into herself. She's a very handy to filly to drive and knows her job." Trained by Erv Miller, the daughter of Swan For All--Jolly Jessica has now won two of four seasonal outings and 11 of 15 lifetime. Owned in partnership by S&R Racing and Anthony Lombardi, Rock Swan pushed her lifetime bankroll to $441,106. The victory was also one of five wins on the evening's 14-race card for Harrah's Hoosier Park's leading driver, Trace Tetrick. In the second division, Swan Bomb and Ricky Macomber Jr. utilized the long Hoosier Park stretch to their advantage to pull the 8-1 upset. Scoring in 1:55.4, Swan Bomb recorded her first stakes win and established a new lifetime best. Leaving from post two, Swan Bomb was uninvolved in the early stages of the race and waited patiently along the rail in fourth. The 6-5 post time favorite, Hotel Whiskey and John DeLong dictated fractions of :57.2 and 1:26.3 while the field remained in single file line. Turning for home, Macomber Jr. was able to find late racing room and urged Swan Bomb forward. Using a :28 final panel, Swan Bomb was able to track down the leaders and trot strong to the wire to get the win over a hard charging Laney and Sam Widger. Swan Bomb scores her first stakes victory in the second division of ISS action Trained by Jamie Macomber, Swam Bomb recorded the second win of her sophomore season from six outs. The daughter of Swan For All--Tilly Bomb has now earned $34,685 in lifetime purse earnings and is owned by Dreamville Stable. Indiana Sires Stakes action will continue at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Thursday, July 30 with two $31,500 divisions of Indiana Sires Stakes for the three-year-old trotting colts and geldings. Thursday's 14-race card will also feature a $10,000 Guaranteed Pick-4 in Races 3-6 and a $10,000 Guaranteed Hoosier High-5 in Race 14. The 2020 live racing season at Harrah's Hoosier Park will feature 111 racing programs and follow a Tuesday through Saturday schedule throughout the season. With a daily post time of 6:30 p.m., live racing will be conducted through Nov. 21. For more information on the live racing schedule, please visit www.harrahshoosierpark.com. Emily Ratcliff   

Anderson, IN -- The freshman trotting colts took their turn in the spotlight on Saturday, July 25 as two $40,000 divisions of Indiana Sires Stakes highlighted the evening's 14-race card. After a busy week of stakes action at Harrah's Hoosier Park, the two-year-old competitors opened up their six round series in impressive fashion. Dismissed at odds of 12-1, Swingforthefences was able to overcome a first-over trip to pull the upset and score his maiden breaking win in 1:57.1 in the opening division. With driver Michael Oosting at the lines, Swingforthefences scored the first win of his career from just two lifetime outings. Leaving from post five, Swingforthefences was unhurried from the gate and found a spot along the rail in sixth. The 3-2 post time favorite, King Felix with Doug Rideout, did all the heavy lifting on the front end to set first-half fractions of :28.2 and :59. When the field approached the final turn and three-quarter clocking in 1:28.3, Oosting had Swingforthefences out and on the attack from first-over. Using a :27.4 final quarter, Swingforthefences was able to track down King Felix and trotted strong to the wire to get the win. King Felix made a break just steps before the wire and was second placed third. Brookview Bolt and Sam Widger trotted evenly to finish third but were ultimately placed second. Trained by Melanie Wrenn, Swingforthefences has now bankrolled $21,875 in his young career. The son of Swan For All-Sunday Yankee is owned in partnership by David McDuffee and L&L Devisser. Swingforthefences was bred by Concord Stud Farm. The upset trend continued in the second division of the stakes action as Breckenridge and Dan Shetler sprung the 7-1 upset. Scoring in 1:58.1, Breckenridge made his game winning move down the backside and trotted strong to the wire to capture his maiden breaking score. After making a break behind the gate in his career debut last week, Shetler eased Breckenridge off the gate to settle along the rail in fifth through the opening quarter in :28. When the field straightened away down the backside, the heavily favored Gucci Goo and Michael Oosting were calling the shots and Shetler had his mount pointed to the front. Breckenridge reached command at the third station in 1:29 and trotted strong to the wire to keep the pocket-sitting Gucci Goo at bay. "He's had a little trouble with his manners behind the gate," trainer, driver Dan Shetler noted after the victory. "Once you get him out of there, he's fine. He's a very nice colt who has plenty of ability, just needs to mind his manners." With the win, the son of Class Included-Dazzling Miss recorded his first win from two lifetime outs. Breckenridge is owned in partnership by Dojea Stables and Dan Shetler, who also bred the colt in connection with Sawgrass Farms, LLC. Breckenridge Live racing will continue at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Tuesday, July 28 with a 14-race card. With a daily post time of 6:30 pm, live racing will follow a Tuesday through Saturday schedule and be conducted through November 21. For more information on the live racing schedule, please visit www.harrahshoosierpark.com. Emily Ratcliff 

Anderson, IN--Indiana-sired two-year-old pacing colts and geldings were the featured harness racing attraction at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Thursday, July 23 as the evening's 14-race card was highlighted by four divisions of Indiana Sires Stakes for the freshman pacers.   Rogers Image and John DeLong stole the show after they recorded a national season's record for two-year-old pacing colts with a 1:51.2 clocking in the first division. It was also a good night for trainer Brian Brown who teamed up with leading driver Trace Tetrick to score two wins in stakes action. Rogers Image opened up the stakes action in a big way when he paced to a 1:51.2 winning mile in the opening division and scored his maiden breaking win in fashion. Delong allowed Roger's Image to settle off the gate and found a spot along the rail in seventh. When the field straightened away down the backside, DeLong decided it was time to move and Rogers Image quickly ranged up to grab command. Employing a :27.1 final quarter, Rogers Image got the win by nearly a length over JK Going West and LeWayne Miller. The 1:51.2 clocking established a new national season's mark for two-year-old pacing colts on a seven-eighths mile oval. Trained by Ron Burke, the son of Rockin Image-Remi's Rocket recorded his first win of the season from two outs. Rogers Image increased his lifetime bankroll to $13,750 for his ownership partnership of Burke Racing, J&T Silva, Purnel & Libby, Ras Racing, and Weaver Bruscemi. Trainer Brian Brown sent out his first winner of the evening in the second division of the ISS action as What's Your Beef utilized a sharp gate to wire effort to score in 1:51.4. With Trace Tetrick in the bike, What's Your Beef scored his third straight win and established a new lifetime best in the process. Leaving from post four, What's Your Beef grabbed the lead through the opening panel in :27.4 and went on to dictate middle fractions of :56.4 and 1:24.4. Using a :27.0 final panel, What's Your Beef was able to hold off a late surge from Virgo and LeWayne Miller to get the win. The son of JK Endofanera-Kats Treasure is now three for three in his young career. What's Your Beef pushed his lifetime bankroll to $22,500 for owners W. Donovan, J. Sbrocco, K. Nichols, and Jaf Racing. PBR Street Gang tallied the second win for Team Brown after he scored his maiden breaking win in the third division of the stakes action with Tetrick in the bike. PBR Street Gang left just enough to grab a pocket seat and waited patiently to make his move late in the lane. Tetrick tipped PBR Street Gang from behind the leader and he used the long Hoosier Park homestretch to his advantage to get the win in 1:52.2. The son of JK Endofanera-Love You Always scored the first win of his career from two lifetime outs. With the win, PBR Street Gang increased his lifetime purse earnings to $11,850 for owners Country Club Acres, J Sbrocco, M. Leeman, and L&H Mgmt Services. Madeline's Blk Jack played the role of favorite and looked every bit the part of a 1-5 shot scoring in his split of the stakes action. With Ricky Macomber Jr. in the bike, Madeline's Blk Jack made his game winning move down the backside and never looked back. Using a :26.3 closing kick, Madeline's Blk Jack coasted to the wire under a hand drive from Macomber and finished five lengths in front of his competition. With the win, the son of JK Endofanera-Honey's Luck remains undefeated in two starts. The 1:52.2 clocking established a new lifetime best for the colt. Madelines Blk Jack is owned by Madeline Farms and trained by Jamie Macomber. Stakes action will continue at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino with an action packed 14-race card on Friday, July 24. Friday's racing action will be highlighted by the $100,000 Nadia Lobell Stakes for three-year-old pacing fillies slated as the seventh race on the program. The 2020 live racing season at Harrah's Hoosier Park will feature 111 racing programs and follow a Tuesday through Saturday schedule throughout the season. With a daily post time of 6:30 p.m., live racing will be conducted through Nov. 21. For more information on the live racing schedule, please visit www.harrahshoosierpark.com. by Emily Ratliff, for Harrah's Hoosier Park  

Anderson, IN--It was a soggy, rainy night at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Wednesday, July 22 but the weather would not deter the two-year-old harness racing pacing fillies who were making their Indiana Sires Stakes debut. Two $41,500 divisions highlighted the evening's 14-race card. Hot Mess Express looked like anything but a hot mess after she turned in an impressive effort to capture the opening division of the stakes action with Sam Widger in the bike. Scoring in 1:53.4 over a track rated sloppy, Hot Mess Express made her Harrah's Hoosier Park debut a winning one and established a new lifetime mark in the process. Leaving from the trailing post ten, Hot Mess Express settled off the pace in fourth while Odds On Dead Heat and Peter Wrenn dictated first half fractions of :28.2 and :58.2. As the field approached the three-quarters, Widger gave his filly the green light and she marched to the front and quickly grabbed command. Reaching the three-quarters in 1:26.4, Hot Mess Express found another gear turning for home and simply paced away from her rivals, finishing three lengths in front of Odds On Dead Heat. Sent off as the 4-5 favorite, Hot Mess Express returned $3.60 to her betting backers. Jamaica Patton conditions and also co-owns the homebred filly with her breeders Nick, Madeline and Ethan Giberson, Hot Mess Express is now two for two in her young career. With the win, the daughter of Panther Hanover-My Heart Was True has earned $23,250 in purse earnings The fastest divisional winner of the evening was Somethingbeautiful in the second division of the stakes action. With LeWayne Miller in the bike, Somethingbeautiful utilized a decisive gate to wire effort to score in 1:53. Sent off at odds of 1-9, Miller put his filly on the front and she strolled through fractions of :28.2, :57.4 and 1:26.2. Turning for home, Somethingbeautiful appeared to save her best for last as she kicked home with a snappy :26.3 closing quarter to get the win by five lengths. Baci Baci and Ricky Macomber Jr. found late racing room to get up for second place honors. As the heavy betting favorite, Somethingbeautiful returned $2.40 at the betting windows. With the win, the daughter of Always A Virgin-Summer N Sand established a new lifetime best and remains unbeaten in two lifetime starts. Dylan Davis trains the filly for the ownership partnership of H. Taylor, E. Gold, A. Basen, and R. Lomabardo. Somethingbeatiful increased her lifetime bankroll to $24,500. Indiana Sires Stakes action will continue at Harrah's Hoosier Park on Thursday, July 23 with four divisions for two-year-old pacing colts and geldings. Thursday's 14-race card will also feature a $10,000 Guaranteed Pick-4 in Races 3-6 and a $10,000 Guaranteed Hoosier High-5 in Race 14. The 2020 live racing season at Harrah's Hoosier Park will feature 111 racing programs and follow a Tuesday through Saturday schedule throughout the season. With a daily post time of 6:30 p.m., live racing will be conducted through Nov. 21. For more information on the live racing schedule, please visit www.harrahshoosierpark.com. by Emily Rafliff, for Harrah's Hoosier Park

Anderson, IN -- Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino played host to the first two-year-old Indiana Sires Stakes event of the season on Tuesday, July 21 as the freshman trotting fillies opened their harness racing season in three divisions. In the opening division, it was the undefeated filly, Country Girl Charm, who continued her winning ways to deliver as the 1-9 favorite. With trainer, driver and co-owner, LeWayne Miller in the sulky, Country Girl Charm bested her rivals by nearly three lengths in 1:57.1 over a track rated good. After sitting fourth for the first-half of the mile, Country Girl Charm made her move just after the half and reached the front with authority. Using a :27.4 final panel, Country Girl Charm was able to hold off a late surge from Treasure Gems K and Trace Tetrick. As the heavy betting favorite, Country Girl Charm returned $2.20 to her backers at the betting windows. "She has trained down great," Miller noted. "She's done everything right up to this point and we are really excited about her future." With the win, the daughter of Whom Shall I Fear-Tymal Tatiana recorded her third straight victory this season. Country Girl Charm has now bankrolled $24,750 for the ownership partnership of Ryan Raber, Darvin Wagler, LeWayne Miller and Susan Garrels. Country Girl Charm was bred by Daniel Frey. In the second division of the stakes action, Trace Tetrick steered Swift Swanda to a decisive 1:57.2 score in her Harrah's Hoosier Park debut. Uninvolved in the early stages of the race, Tetrick was able to work out a perfect second-over trip and Swift Swanda used a :27.1 closing kick to seal the deal. Bad Shot and Marlin Fry finished second. As the 2-5 favorite, Swift Swanda returned $2.80 at the betting windows. Trained by Erv Miller, Swift Swanda is now two for two in her young career. Owned in partnership by Anthony Lombardi and The Kales Company, the daughter of Swan For All-Cheetah Hall established a new lifetime best with the victory. Swift Swanda has now earned $18,700 in purse earnings and was bred by Lavon Miller. The favorite trend continued in the third and final division of the stakes action as Four Under Par and Doug Rideout were victorious in 1:58. Four Under Par took control just before the half and never looked back. The filly cruised home in :28.1 to get the win by nearly three lengths over Real Diamonds K and Trace Tetrick. Sent off as the 7-5 second favorite, Four Under Par returned $4.80 to her backers at the betting windows. "All winter I thought she was a very nice filly," Rideout noted after the win. "Obviously, it took getting her here to really find out what we had but we are very happy with her." Rideout also trains the filly who scored her second win from three lifetime starts. The daughter of Swan For All-Saucy is owned in partnership by Julie Rideout, Alan White, and Dave Gamble and has now earned $18,250 in purse earnings. Four Under Par was bred Michael Wilt. Swift Swanda Indiana Sires Stakes action for the freshman competitors will continue at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Wednesday, July 22. The evening's 14-race card will feature two $41,000 divisions of Indiana Sires Stakes for two-year-old pacing fillies. The evening's 14-race card will also feature a $10,000 Guaranteed Hoosier High-5 pool in the last race of the program. The 2020 live racing season at Harrah's Hoosier Park will feature 111 racing programs and follow a Tuesday through Saturday schedule throughout the season. With a daily post time of 6:30 p.m., live racing will be conducted through Nov. 21. For more information on the live racing schedule, please visit www.harrahshoosierpark.com. Emily Ratcliff | Race Marketing Manager and Commentator

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