Buckeye Stallion 3CP splits held at Scioto
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The second leg of the Buckeye Stallion Series (BSS) for 3-year-old colt pacers was held Wednesday night at Eldorado Scioto Downs. Four divisions were contested, each carrying a purse of $17,500. The four winners each notched new lifetime marks in their victories.
The first division went to Medoland Bosa with his second BSS win and his fourth straight win of the year. The son of The Panderosa with Chris Presley in the bike for trainer Mike Medors got away fourth from post four, powered up to take the lead at the half in 55.1, and never was headed winning by 1 1/2 lengths in a lifetime-best 1:52.1. Won Last Feeling was second for Kyle Ater and LL Mystra finished third with Chris Page. The winner returned $5.80 to win.
Breeder Tamara Hoovler co-owns Medoland Bosa with Hutchison Harness. On the year Medoland Bosa has won four of six starts and finished second the other two times, with earnings of $24,618. The gelding has established all-age track records this season at Circleville (1:57) and Marion (1:58.2).
The second division saw Snowmoon with Tyler Smith go wire to wire with fractions of :26.2, :56 and 1:24, with the mile in 1:52.1 for a lifetime best. Bargain Shopper and Dan Noble was second with Cousin Louie third for Page. Snowmoon paid $19 at the windows. Jessica Smith is the trainer-owner of the 3-year-old gelding by Mr. Wiggles, bred by Crawford Farms. Snowmoon has earned $15,652 this year.
In the third division Elite Machine, driven by Brady Brown for owner-trainer Don Lark Jr., scored off fractions of :26.4, :56.1, 1:24.2. The mile in 1:53.1 was a lifetime best. The 3-year-old gelding by Western Vintage was bred by Marion Beachy. Elite Machine got away second was shuffled third and came on to win by a length at the finish. The winner paid $8 while Ubuntu with Noble was second and Wigglemejiggleme and Page third. On the season, Elite Machine has earned $13,428.
The final division saw McCam and Shawn Barker go to the top from post one and never give it up with fractions of :27, :56, 1:24 and the mile a lifetime-best 1:53.2. The winner paid $6.40 with Mingo Joel and Jeremy Smith second and Final Coat Hanover third for Page. McCam, sired by McArdle, is trained by Kyle Ater, owned by Russell Hundley and Bred by Walnut Hall Stock Farm. With the win, McCam raised his yearly earnings to $11,425.
The third leg of the Buckeye Stallion Series for 3-year-old colt pacers is scheduled for Monday, July 20 at MGM Northfield Park. (OHHA)