Dayton, OH — Returning to Dayton Raceway in the same form she left, Marloe Hanover dominated the Fillies and Mares $25,000 Open Pace on Friday (Nov. 10).
After dabbling in Breeders Crown Grand Circuit action, Marloe Hanover returned to Dayton Raceway a winner. Having drawn the dreaded post nine, Marloe Hanover took no prisoners, making every pole a winning one, cutting out fractions of :27.1, :55.2, and 1:23 for a mile time of 1:51 over Alexa Skye and Penpaperpaige.
The 6-year-old daughter of Captaintreacherous was driven by Sam Widger for trainer Virgil Morgan Jr. and owners Let It Ride Stables, J L Benson Stables and Bottom Line Racing. The recent millionaire notched her 35th lifetime victory and 12th of the season.
In the $25,000 Friday night Open Trot, it was Smoking Jet crowned as victor in gate-to-wire fashion. Leaving from post six, Smoking Jet took early command, putting up fractions of :28.1, :57.3, and 1:25.4 for a mile time of 1:54.2 over Refined and Adamsville Road.
Smoking Jet was driven to victory by Dan Noble and is trained by Ron Burke for owners Burke Racing Stable, Weaver Bruscemi and Chris Page. The 6-year-old son of Triumphant Caviar now boasts over $575,000 in lifetime earnings, notching his 36th career win and 12th of the season.