05/27/2003 11:00PM

Mountaineer Park: 'Love' leads way

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Timeless Love rediscovered her early speed and used it to score a wire-to-wire two-length victory in Tuesday night's $77,100 Ohio Valley Handicap for fillies and mares at Mountaineer Park.

A 4-year-old filly based in Kentucky with trainer Bill Bradley, Timeless Love ($10) never showed even a hint of speed in two turf sprint stakes earlier this spring and raced up close to the pace for only the first quarter-mile of her most recent start, an allowance sprint in the slop at Churchill Downs.

But racing at Mountaineer for the first time, Timeless Love went right to the front under Chad Murphy and led through fractions of 21.89 and 44.45 seconds. She completed the six furlongs on a fast track in 1:09.61.

Abundantly Blessed finished second, 1 1/2 lengths ahead of High Humidity, part of a 3-5 favored entry trained by Mike Reavis.