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Another Breath Takes Farwick Series Title

Published: April 18, 2017 7:43 pm ET

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The Dr. Dan Farwick Memorial Series at Miami Valley Raceway came to a conclusion on Tuesday afternoon (April 18) with the $27,500 championship leg.

The late closer for non-winners of six races or $60,000 lifetime was open to trotters foaled in any jurisdiction, but it was a pair of Buckeye breds who finished one-two at the end of the 1:54.1 mile.

Another Breath (Jason Brewer), despite drawing the dreaded nine-hole on the outside of the starting gate, triumphed for the second straight week beating Lets Go Bucks (Dan Noble) and Milfords Z Tam (Tyler Smith). The Land Shark (Kayne Kauffman) cut all the fractions (:27.1, :56.3 and 1:24.3) before faltering in the stretch when a cavalry charge to the wire ensued.

Another Breath got away fifth, moved second-over and up to fourth at the half, was third on the outside at the three-quarters, then tipped three-wide off of eventual runner-up Lets Go Bucks cover and pressed to the front just steps from the wire.

Farwick Series champion Another Breath and his connections in the winner's circle
at Miami Valley Raceway on April 18. (Conrad Photo)

The winner, a four-year-old son of Lous Legacy, now has eight career wins and $150,488 in earnings. He was recently purchased by owner Richard Mishkin and moved to the Jeff Johnson Jr. barn.

A $20,000 Open Trot was also contested with the lone mare in the seven-horse field schooling the ‘boys’ in 1:53.4. Moving up into Open company for the very first time, Honey B (Kyle Ater) outdid Dont Rush (Mike Oosting) and Walter White (Dan Noble) for her 13th career triumph, raising her lifetime bounty to $238,581. Dan Ater trains the five-year-old daughter of Victory Sam for Jim Burnett and Tim Homan.

(Miami Valley Raceway)

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