Buckeye Stallion Series finals Saturday at Northfield
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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 divisions carries a purse of $60,000.
In the 2-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 3-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 10 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 16, with a best time of 1:56.1.
First race post time Saturday night at Hollywood Dayton Raceway is set for 6:15 p.m. (OHHA)