09/03/2016 10:29PM

Northfield: Sutton, Dailey dominate Ohio Sires Stakes finals

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Rose Run Spanky was one of four Ohio Sires Stakes champs for driver Josh Sutton, and one of three for trainer Jim Dailey

Northfield Park hosted its biggest night of racing this year on Saturday night with eight $250,000 Ohio Sires Stakes final for 2- and 3-year-old pacers and trotters going behind the gate.

Driver Josh Sutton was the star of the show, winning four finals, three for trainer Jim Dailey.  Sutton won both championships for 2-year-old trotters, striking first with filly Let's Get It Started (1:57), who overcame a second turn break to win for trainer Bobby Brower, and again with colt Rose Run Spanky (1:57) for Dailey.  He joined forces with Dailey again to bag the 2-year-old colt pace with Scotch Mcewan in 1:54, and Sutton completed his grand slam with Dailey's My Tweed Heart (1:53 1/5) in the 3-year-old filly pace.

While Sutton won both 2-year-old trots, Chris Page did the same thing in the 3-year-old trots, guiding filly trotter Consolidator (Chris Page) to a 1:55 1/5 tally for trainer Jim Arledge Jr., and male trotter Wegoferdaprize to a 1:56 2/5 score for trainer Jessica Millner.

The 2-year-old filly pace championship would go to Berazzled (Peter Wrenn), who rallied from off-the-pace to prevail in 1:55 for trainer Danny Collins, and the 3-year-old colt pace title went home with Whataboy, a 1:51 3/5 victor for driver Ronnie Wrenn Jr. and trainer Brian Brown.

In other action on the card, Scott Rocks set a new world record for an older pacing gelding on a half-mile track by winning a $20,000 open handicap pace in 1:49 for driver Aaron Merriman and trainer Chris Oakes.