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Kikimora Ohio's 2YO Filly Trotter of Year

January 03, 2020
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Named after a female house spirit in Slavic mythology, Kikimora is the Ohio 2-Year-Old Trotting Filly of the Year.
 
Kikimora, the daughter of Triumphant Caviar–Nessa Rose by Chip Chip Hooray, won three of her nine starts and finished second in three other races for owner-trainer Chris Beaver and co-owner Sandra Burnett.  Kikimora earned $210,196 in 2019. Kikimora won the Ohio Sire Stakes Finals at Northfield Park to highlight the year.
 
In addition to co-owning Kikimora. Burnett, of Wilmington, Ohio, is also the breeder.
 
Owner-trainer Chris Beaver says Kikimora is very professional, “She is a very tough filly.  If she has a hard trip, she will hang in there.”
 
Beaver says Kikimora is not big but shows a lot of heart, especially when she won the Ohio Sires Stakes.
 
“I thought we were done on the backside. She looked like she was done, but she kept coming,” he said.
 
Kikimora will be honored at the Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association and United States Trotting Association’s District 1 Annual Awards Banquet January 18, 2020 at the University Area Marriott in Columbus, Ohio.  Tickets to the banquet are $30 each and can be purchased by calling the OHHA office at 614-221-3650.  Reservation forms are also available on the OHHA website at www.ohha.com.
 
The Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association (OHHA) is a non-profit organization serving Standardbred horse owners, breeders, trainers, drivers and fans who participate in the sport of harness racing in the Buckeye State.
 
OHHA was founded in 1953. The mission of the Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association is to preserve, protect, promote and serve the entire Standardbred industry in Ohio and beyond. (Ohio Harness Horsemen's Association)
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