Holton's 1:55 fastest in Buckeye Series
August 26, 2020
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The Buckeye Stallion Series for 3-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. (OHHA)