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Ohio Sires Stakes Heating Up

Published: July 15, 2021 11:50 am ET

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The Ohio Sires Stakes are getting as hot as the summer heat, and this weekend should prove no exception, with divisions on Friday night (July 16) at Eldorado Scioto Downs and Saturday evening (July 17) at MGM Northfield Park.

Scioto Downs plays host to the third leg of the four-round series for three-year-old pacing fillies in races five and 10. Squaring off in the second division are leg two winner Smothastenesewisky (1:52), and Summer Touch, who captured the first (1:53.1) and second legs (1:52.3) handily. The former is conditioned and owned by Brian Haynes, while the later hails from the Ron Burke Stable for owners Burke Racing, Knox Services, Slaughter Racing and Weaver Bruscemi.

At Northfield, fans will witness the return of multiple winners in the second leg of two-year-old trotting filly division, including first-round winners Gabbys C Note (1:58.1), Stephanie Hill (2:004), Caviar Roxie Due (1:58.4) and Martysmagicmoment (1:58.3).

Gabbys C Note is trained by Chris Beaver for Beaver, Beaver, and Zeehandelar, and will be looking for her second consecutive lifetime victory in as many tries. She will start from post eight in race four.

Beaver also sends out Stephanie Hill from post five in Race Six. This daughter of What The Hill, who is owned by Beaver and Moger-Delia Racing, is also looking for her second straight career win.

As well, Beaver will throw the harness on Caviar Roxie Due who leaves from post three in Race Eight for owners Beaver, Zeehandelar, Homan and Vip Internet. This filly also has one career win in as many tries.

Martysmagimoment is conditioned by Danny Collins for owners McLain, McLain and Burger, and has her lone OHSS triumph from three lifetime starts. This homebred is a daughter of Creatine.

In the second leg of action for two-year-old trotting colts, leg one winner Caviar Gold (1:58.3) will leave from post seven in race one. This youngster is also trained by Chris Beaver for Beaver, Manes, Fleming and Zeehandelar, and will be trying for his second career win.

Likewise, Beaver sends out Gabbys Bit Coin from post five in race 10. Owned by his trainer and Johanna Beaver, the son of Uncle Peter also has that lone win to his credit from his debut.

Go Long, a son of Long Tom conditioned by co-owner Garry Martin for partner B Kleinberg Racing, leaves from post seven in race 10. He will also be looking to score his second straight victory in as many tries for these connections.

A trio of previous OHSS winners will vie in race 13, the third leg for three-year-old trotting fillies. Leg one winner Celebrate With Me (1:54.2) starts from post five for trainer Ron Burke, who conditions the black daughter by Full Count for Burke Racing, BFJ Stable, Weaver Bruscemi and Knox Services. She sports a career bankroll of $225,257.

Katies Lucky Day, who captured leg two in 1:55.2, leaves from post 10 for trainer Todd Luther and Black Magic Racing. The daughter of Uncle Peter has five wins in 11 starts this season and $79,740 in earnings, with a career bankroll of $154,219.

Leg two winner Herculisa (1:52) starts from post three for trainer Virgil Morgan Jr., and the Jesmeral Stable. The daughter by My MVP has amassed $136,612 lifetime with seven career victories in ten starts.

In the two-year-old trotting ranks, 15 youngsters (five colts and 10 fillies) are sired by What The Hill, while Long Tom (five colts and three fillies) and Uncle Peter (four colts and four fillies) have sired 8 contestants each.

Creatine is the sire of seven youngsters in these OHSS events (three colts and four fillies), while Triumphant Caviar has six youngsters to his credit (three colts and three fillies).

Break The Bank K, Full Count and Wishing Stone have sired three youngsters each, while Cash Hall is the father of two colts. And Away We Go and Flex the Muscle have each sired one filly in this weekend’s OHSS competition.


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