Grove City, OH — Looksgoodinaromper rounded into form midway through the 2019 season as she won five straight starts on the way to being named Ohio’s 2019 2-year-old Pacing Filly of the Year.
Looksgoodinaromper, the daughter of Pet Rock–Don’t Blame Her by Village Connection hit the board in eight of 12 races for trainer Ron Burke, his stable and Weaver Bruscemi, earning $321,873.
A world champion by way of winning a division of the Ohio Sires Stakes at Northfield Park in 1:52.3, Looksgoodinaromper also won the Ohio Triple Crown which consists of the Ohio Sire Stakes final, the Ohio Breeders Championship and the Ohio State Fair Stakes.
Bred by Robert and Barbara Bongiorno, Looksgoodinaromper also set a new stakes record in winning the first division of the Ohio Breeders Championship in September at the Delaware County Fairgrounds.
Driver Chris Page says Looksgoodinaromper holds a special place in his heart.
“I drove her mother Don’t Blame Her. I loved her mother and Looksgoodinaromper is a lot like her.”
Page says she is a very nice filly that loves her work.
Looksgoodinaromper will be honored at the Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association and United States Trotting Association’s District 1 annual awards banquet Jan. 18 at the University Area Marriott in Columbus, Ohio. Tickets to the banquet are $30 each and can be purchased by calling the OHHA office at 614.221.3650. Reservation forms are also available on the OHHA website at www.ohha.com.
The Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association is a non-profit organization serving Standardbred horse owners, breeders, trainers, drivers and fans who participate in the sport of harness racing in the Buckeye State. The OHHA was founded in 1953. The mission of the Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association is to preserve, protect, promote and serve the entire Standardbred industry in Ohio and beyond.