SBOA Stakes Elim On Tap For Friday

Published: August 16, 2011 03:59 pm EDT

Mohawk Racetrack will feature a single $25,000 SBOA elimination for three-year-old trotting fillies on its Friday, August 19 program


With 13 horses entered, the connections of Peach Martini, Lukes Sophie and Mystic Allure have all accepted byes based on highest money earned and will automatically advance to the $148,654 final.

Magic Wheel will be in the spotlight for the lone elimination. The daughter of Kadabra has earnings of $100,361 this year for owners Karen Hudon and Margaret Payne. The sophomore miss recently finished third in the $130,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold final on August 11.

Magic Wheel is a seven-time winner from 18 career starts and boasts lifetime earnings of $204,241. She will leave from Post 8 with trainer/driver Joe Hudon in the bike.

With just a handful of Ontario’s finest three-year-old pacing fillies entered for their SBOA elimination, all five fillies will advance to the final slated for Friday, August 26.

Monkey On My Wheel, the current leader in the OSS standings with 183 points in her division, will headline the group for trainer and co-owner Travis Umphrey. The daughter of Mach Three will look for her fifth consecutive victory.

Just a $5,500 yearling buy-back, Monkey On My Wheel has seasonal earnings of $238,725 from 10 starts and career earnings of $453,725 for co-owner and breeder Mac Nichol.

The fillies are listed alphabetically for the $132,654 final:

Mach Lady
Modern Connection
Monkey On My Wheel
Patsys Luck
Three Charms

To view the entries for Mohawk's Friday evening program of live racing, click the following link: Friday - Mohawk Racetrack.