Looksgoodinaromper Ohio's 2YO Pacing Filly of 2019
January 14, 2020
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Looksgoodinaromper rounded into form midway through the 2019 season as she won five straight starts on the way to being named the 2019 Ohio 2-Year-Old Pacing Filly of the Year.
Looksgoodinaromper the daughter of Pet Rock – Don’t Blame Her by Village Connection hit the board in eight of 12 races for trainer Ron Burke, his stable and Weaver Bruscemi LLC, earning $321,873.
A world champion by way of winning the Ohio Sires Stakes at Northfield Park in 1:52.3,
Looksgoodinaromper also won the Ohio Triple Crown which consists of the Ohio Sire Stakes Final, the Ohio Breeder’s Championship and the Ohio State Fair Stakes.
Bred by Robert and Barbara Bongiorno, Looksgoodinaromper also set a new stakes record in winning the first division of the Ohio Breeders Championship in August at the Delaware County Fairgrounds.
Driver Chris Page says Looksgoodinaromper holds a special place in his heart, “I drove her mother Don’t Blame Her. I loved her mother and Looksgoodinaromper is a lot like her.” Page says she is a very nice filly that loves her work.
Looksgoodinaromper 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. (OHHA)