Grove City, OH — The second leg of the Ohio Sires Stakes began Monday night (July 25) at MGM Northfield Park as 2-year-old filly pacers took to the Flying Turns.
In the first division, Lofty Treasure rallied from fifth place around the final turn, swinging three wide and shot down the stretch to win by a head in 1:54.2. Tony Hall raced the Beachtrea-Lofty Yankee filly to the lead off the gate but was shuffled back to fifth until the final stretch run. Cory Mumford trains and Frank Chick owns Lofty Treasure who won for the first time in four starts. Onederfulbeach finished second with Calgary third.
In the second division, Fear Of Sports grabbed the lead just past the quarter pole in :28.1 and never looked back, cruising to an easy three length victory in a new lifetime mark of 1:52.2. Tyler Smith drove the daughter of Fear The Dragon-Sportin The Gold for trainer Kelly O’Donnell. Emerald Highland Farms owns Fear Of Sports who has hit the board in all four of her starts with two wins and two seconds. Elvette Hanover was second, while More The Merrier finished third.
In the final division, My Red Sea and Kayne Kauffman raced to the lead at the quarter pole in :27.1 and held the lead the entire way to win in 1:53.4. Kauffman trains the Downbytheseaside-My Hare Lady filly for the ownership group of Redline Racing Stables, Redracer and David Van Dusen. My Red Sea has won two of three starts and raised her earnings this year to $98,200. Seaside Tina was second with No Fear Intended rounding out the top three.
Ohio Sire Stakes action resumes Thursday (July 28) at Eldorado Scioto Downs when the 2-year-old filly trotters take to the track. First race post time is 3:15 p.m.