Beaver sweeps OBC for sophomore filly trotters

Delaware, OH – Trainer and co-owner Chris Beaver and co-owner Steven Zeehandler swept the $102,368 Ohio Breeders Championship for 3-year-old filly trotters in Monday (Sept. 16) action at the Delaware County Fair.

Chris Beaver trainee Aunt Rose takes the OBC for 3-year-old filly trotters in a stakes record 1:54. Brad Conrad Photo.

In the second $51,184 division, the field of six raced in post position order through the first three-eighths of a mile until driver Ronnie Wrenn, Jr. eased Aunt Rose off the rail and sprinted clear to score a 6-1/2 length victory.

Twentyfour K Magic (Aaron Merriman) and Princessofpink (Ryan Stahl) completed the trifecta.

The winning time of 1:54 established a new stakes record.

Aunt Rose now has $198,255 in career earnings. Beaver and Zeehandler share the ownership in the Uncle Peter filly with Michael Carter and Joe Sbrocco.

Pure Chance and Jason Thompson took control of the field of six before the quarter pole and never looked back in the first division.

Pure Chance (#5) and driver Jason Thompson edges stablemate Westlyn Quest (#4) in the first $51,184 division. Brad Conrad Photo.

The daughter of Triumphant Caviar edged her stablemate and the fast-closing Weslyn Quest (Ronnie Wrenn, Jr.) by a scant nose in 1:54.3.

The winner scored for the sixth time in 12 seasonal starts and is owned by Beaver and Zeehandelar.

Driver Brett Miller won four races during the 15-race card.

Tuesday’s (Sept. 17) racing will feature 13 races, including a $5,000 guaranteed pool Pick-4.

Post time is 1 p.m.

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