Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course held its first-ever racing program Nov. 24 before a fairly large crowd on a wild weather day in northeastern Ohio.
M. Y. Stables' homebred Plain Ol' Willard, already a winner of more than $150,000, padded his bankroll in a big way with a come-from-behind upset win in the $150,000 Best of Ohio Endurance Stakes Oct. 11 at Belterra Park.
Fifty-one horses are entered in the five races that make up the Best of Ohio, an event that figures to benefit in future years from video lottery terminal revenue.
The Ohio Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners held its annual awards banquet honoring the 2008 Ohio Horse of the Year and divisional champions Jan. 17 at the Darby House, Darby Dan Farm near Galloway, Ohio.
The Ohio Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners held their Annual Awards Banquet honoring the 2007 Ohio Horse of the Year and divisional champions at the Darby House, Darby Dan Farm near Galloway, Ohio March 28.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Agressive Elegance||Susan L. Anderson||
|Caviar N Champagne||Jeffrey A. Radosevich||
|Here's to Rose||William D. Cowans||
|Mad Jazz||Kris Nemann||
|Pay the Man||Miguel A. Feliciano||
|Pyrite Blues||Miguel A. Feliciano||
|Quiet Elite||John Rankin||
|Startin Something||Timothy E. Hamm||
|Uptown Gal||Jim C. Rankin||
Upcoming Stakes Entries
|Magic City Classic S.||FG|
|Louisiana Champions Day Starter S.||FG|
|Louisiana Champions Day Turf S.||FG|
|Louisiana Champions Day Ladies S.||FG|
|Louisiana Champions Day Lassie S.||FG|