With record purses of $750,000 for five stakes restricted to Ohio-breds, the Best of Ohio series attracted 54 entries for its Oct. 10 renewal at ThistleDown Racino.
Becky Thomas and Justin Casse have announced they will partner to break, train, and sell 2-year-olds for the 2015 season and beyond.
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.
The Best of Ohio returns to the former River Downs for the first time since the mid-1990s Oct. 11 when Belterra Park hosts five Ohio-bred stakes worth a total of $750,000.
Ancil blistered to a track record-setting win at Tampa Bay Downs March 1 in the $100,000 Turf Dash Stakes by 1 1/4 lengths in his season debut.
Seven 3-year-olds, all in search of their first graded stakes victory, are signed on for the $100,000 Ohio Derby (gr. III) July 27, the signature race at Thistledown.
Sherri Greenhill's Mac the Man and TK Stables' Allanah won the featured 3-year-olds stakes at Turfway Park Feb. 2 to give leading jockey Norberto Arroyo Jr. a riding double in the co-features.
Locally based horses with an eye toward bigger prizes will compete in a pair of $50,000 stakes for 3-year-olds at Turfway Park Feb. 2.
Mac the Man gave trainer Jeff Greenhill his first stakes win in Kentucky Jan. 5, taking the $50,000 Turfway Prevue at Turfway Park by an easy four lengths over Smokinindaboysroom.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Advanced Degree||Robin Schuster||
|Blazing Bling||Timothy E. Hamm||
|Disappeared||Timothy E. Hamm||
|Plain Ol' Willard||Anthony Lowry||
|Pyrite Green||Miguel A. Feliciano||
|Pyrite Mill||Sandra Marie Adkins||
|Sharp Dancer||Jeffrey A. Radosevich||
|Silver Tongued||Jeffrey L. Greenhill||
|Sin and Redemption||Kris Nemann||
|Urban Renewal||Mark Doering||
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