Illinois will have its championship night for Illini-breds on Saturday night at Balmoral Park, and the program includes several horses who have become stars in the state this season.
In Race 2, King Mufasa, a winner of 11 of 12 races this year, will try to capture the $124,000 Su Mac Lad Trot for 3-year-old colts and geldings. King Mufasa will start from the rail and is 3-2 on the morning line.
In Race 11, the $174,000 Grandma Ann for 3-year-old pacing fillies, a battle looks likely to take place between Dallas Jones (post 1), the fastest of the group with a mark of 1:51.2, Mystical Danica (post 2) and Auniqueaquistion (post 10), a winner of 8 of 13 starts this year.
The finale of the big card is the $200,000 Orange and Blue for 2-year-old pacing colts and the race features PQ Three p,2, 1:50, who will start from post 7 for trainer Erv Miller. Mike Oosting will drive the son of Yankee Skyscaper.
Post time for the Balmoral card is 6:30 p.m.