Grove City, OH – Odds On Athens and Narina Hanover picked up their second wins of the Buckeye Stallion Series in the third leg of the 3-Year-Old Filly Pace held Friday (July 17) at Eldorado Scioto Downs. Four divisions were contested with each division carrying a purse of $ 17,500.
Odds On Athens made it back-to-back wins as she went 1:53.4 with Ronnie Wrenn Jr for Melanie Wrenn and owner Odds On Racing. The filly by Pet Rock out of Southern Magnolia got a pocket trip from postsixt and was a winner by three parts a length. The winner paid $2.80 after defeating Corner Pocket and Dan Noble while Arya Again with Chris Page finished third.
Narina Hanover, a winner in the first leg of the BSS, went wire-to-wire from post three to score by 2-1/4 lengths in a lifetime best 1:52 with Tyler Smith for Clarence Foulk. The Yankee Cruiser-Natural Paradise filly is owned by the Foulk Stables and William Hartt. Narina Hanover paid $3.80 to win and defeated Hoochie Girl and Kayne Kauffman with McKella and Aaron Merriman finishing third.
Violets Rainbow picked up her first BSS win of the year and her second straight victory taking a lifetime mark of 1:53.3 for driver Trevor Smith and trainer Mark Wagner. The Art Official-Angels N Demons filly is owned by Stephen Sexton and paid $4.60 to win.
Violets Rainbow got away fifth but tipped out past the quarter and was hung to the finish with the win by a length. Cruisingatmidnight with Tyler Smith was second and Sara Jane and Chris Page finished third.
Crowntimerockette scored her fourth win of the season for Kayne Kauffman and Priscilla Mooney in a lifetime best 1:51.4. Sired by Pet Rock out of Crown Time Keeper, she got away from post eight and never yielded the lead going wire to wire-to-win bythree-quarters of a length. The filly is owned by Ken James and paid $27.20 defeating Odds On Greenville with Ronnie Wrenn Jr while Dan Noble finished third with Bigrisk Cruiser.
The fourth leg of the Buckeye Stallion Series 3-Year-Old Filly pace is scheduled for Tuesday (Aug.180 at Eldorado Scioto Downs.
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