Northfield, OH — Blue Ivy overcame windy conditions and a brisk 39 degrees to become the fastest 3-year-old filly pacer in the history of Northfield Park on Saturday (Nov. 30).
Blue Ivy (Captaintreacherous–Ali Blue) fired from post two to lead her competition through quarter times of :26.3, :54.1, 1:22 and 1:51.1, winning by 7-3/4 lengths.
The previous 1:51.2 record was held by Giggles In Dreams and Shawn Barker II, set earlier this year.
Blue Ivy now has eight wins in 20 starts this season for owner Renee Bercury and trainer William Bercury. Aaron Merriman was aboard for the winning drive. The victory increased Blue Ivy’s lifetime earnings to $185,285. Blue Ivy was heavily favored and returned $2.40 to win.