Best Of Ohio Series Kicks Off Friday At Belterra Park

The first of the Best of Ohio series is set to run on Friday, May 28, 2021, at Belterra Park. There will be five stakes worth a total of $500,000 showcasing the best in state-bred competition. The series will take place at all three Thoroughbred tracks in Ohio during the year to promote the Ohio racing and breeding program.

There are five races at different distances for registered Ohio-breds for males and females. The following nominations are targeting the races.

The Best of Ohio Babst/Palacious Memorial slated to run six furlongs for registered 3-year-olds. Nominated is former Ohio Horse of the Year and champion sprinter Altissimo from the Richard Zielinski barn, who has won over $834,534 in lifetime purses.

The Diana Stakes is for 3-year-old registered Ohio fillies and mares traveling six furlongs. Nominated is previous state champion Drillit from the Robert M. Gorham stable, winner of over $412,770.

The Norm Barron / Queen City Oaks is for registered Ohio-bred fillies traveling 1 1/16 miles; Alexandra is nominated from the Timothy E. Hamm barn. The daughter of Constitution has amassed $201,945 in earnings.

The Sydney Gendelman Stakes traveling 1 1/16 miles on the turf for registered 3-year-old Ohio-breds; Nominated is Gone Too Soon from the Robert Guciardo barn, winning $353,223 in purse monies.

The Green Carpet Stakes is for 3-year-old registered Ohio-breds going a 1 1/16 miles on the turf. Nominated to the race is Brig from the Robert M. Gorham barn. He has amassed $140,020 in purse monies.

The first post is 12:35 pm with free parking and free admission.

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