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.
- Dark Bay or Brown Colt
- Born 2010
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.
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.
|Trainer||Jeffrey L. Greenhill|
|Owner||Greenhill Racing Stables, Inc.|
|Breeder||James A. Fraser & Jane N. Fraser|
|Silver Tongued View Five-Cross Pedigree||Flatter||A.P. Indy|
|Whitelacenpromises||More Than Ready|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Jeff Greenhill||Mill Ridge Sales, agent for James A. & Jane N. Fraser||$17,000|