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Stan Pawloski

Sep 21, 2020

Abrahamson Kennel’s Go On Horse tops all qualifiers for the Saturday afternoon, Sept. 26, final of the $35,000 West Virginia Greyhound Owners and Breeders Association Juvenile Stakes at Wheeling Island.

Go On Horse posted his third consecutive victory Sunday afternoon in the semifinal round, bumping his point total to 45. The sprinter was the only greyhound to make it through the early rounds undefeated.

Completing the championship final field are CET Motley Crew (Steve Sarras Kennel), 33 points; Baby Face Nelson (Lester Raines Kennel), 31 points; CET Wreckitralph (Steve Sarras Kennel), 27 points; Coach Oh Boy (Patriot/Taplin Kennel) and CET Dirty Dilly (Steve Sarras Kennel), 25 points each; CET Ozzy (Steve Sarras Kennel) and Mac’s Tayloranne (A Ray Kennel), 24 points each.

Post positions for the final will be drawn later in the week.

Also recording semifinal round wins Sunday were Lester Raines Kennel’s Baby Face Nelson and Steve Sarras Kennel’s CET Motley Crew.

Following are capsule looks at the three semifinal round races:

Go On Horse rushed out to a big early lead and then held off a fast-closing CET Dirty Dilly by half a length at the wire in 29.89. Mac’s Blackbird settled for third.

Baby Face Nelson took charge early and was never challenged in winning by 4 ½ lengths in 29.77. CET Wreckitralph and CET Ozzy closed in the stretch to round out the trifecta ticket.

CET Motley Crew drove to the front early and pulled away for a 5 ½-length victory in 30.21. Mac’s Tayloranne was a distant second followed by Mac’s Zoro.

Points after the semifinal qualifying round follow (top eight qualified for the final):

Go On Horse (Abrahamson), 45 points

CET Motley Crew (Steve Sarras), 33 points

Baby Face Nelson (Lester Raines), 31 points

CET Wreckitralph (Steve Sarras), 27 points

Coach Oh Boy (Patriot/Taplin), 25 points

CET Dirty Dilly (Steve Sarras), 25 points

CET Ozzy (Steve Sarras), 24 points

Mac’s Tayloranne (A Ray), 24 points

(The following greyhounds were eliminated from the stakes event)

CET Sophia (Steve Sarras), 20 points Mac’s Winchester (A Ray), 19 points Mac’s Blackbird (A Ray), 19 points CET Abercrombie (Steve Sarras), 16 points Mac’s Zoro (A Ray), 15 points CET Def Leppard (Steve Sarras), 12 points Mac’s Lilith (A Ray), 9 points Wild Gargamel (Xtrem Hess), 9 points Go On Missile (Abrahamson), 8 points Wild Fuzzle (Xtrem Hess), 7 points Coach Oh Yeah (Patriot/Taplin), 7 points Wild Googlieeyes (Xtrem Hess), 5 points Wild Flossy (Xtrem Hess), 4 points Wild Uno (Xtrem Hess), 2 points Coach Podorson (Patriot/Taplin), 1 point

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