Classic Amy is on a roll. The two-year-old pacing filly will move into the final Indiana Sired Fair Circuit (ISFC) round at the Clinton County Fairgrounds in Frankfort, rescheduled for Saturday, Aug. 12 at 11 a.m. as the leader of her division. She is currently on an eight-race win streak and hopes to add another one en route to the $25,000 Governor’s Cup Championships Wednesday, Aug. 16. She leads all contenders in her division with 452 points over stablemate Shipps Revenge, who has 391.
Trained by Scott Linville, Classic Amy picked up her career best time of 2:00 in her last start this past Saturday at the Jay County Fairgrounds, winning in 2:00. The Riggins daughter, driven by Don Cincebox in all of her wins this season, just got by Rockinwithdave and Carson Conrad at the finish line to win by a half-length, posting a final quarter in :29.3.
Classic Amy is owned by Linville Racing Stable of Goshen, Ind. She was a $3,250 yearling purchase last September from the Northern Indiana Yearling Speed Sale. She is the last foal from the Ft Apache Hanover mare Poco Granny, who is also the dam of Always a Hero, a son of Always a Virgin with a mark of 1:52.0 and still racing.
Shipps Revenge, second in the standings, is currently on a three-race win streak. The Check Six filly, also owned by Linville Racing Stable, won her most recent start at Portland in a new lifetime mark of 1:58.0.
The other fillies, in order of points so far, for the Governor’s Cup Championship, includes Rockinwithdave, EQ’s Lady Desire, Chocolate Expresso, Vel Little Blister, Vel Quick Daisy, and Brookview Easy.
The two-year-old pacing colts and geldings have a little tighter race in the standings. Mister Hercules leads the field going into the final round before the $25,000 Governor’s Cup Championship with 320 points over Notorious Luck with 307. Mister Hercules, a son of Let’s Drink On It, is owned by Chad Bell. His career best time of 1:56.1 was taken last weekend at Portland. He is on a three-race win streak for trainer Jeremy Jones.
Notorious Luck is five for seven this season for K & G Racing. He was also a winner at Portland in a time of 1:57.0. Trained by Kevin High, the Luck Be Withyou gelding has won three of his last four starts and has not finished worse than second in seven career starts.
The Governor’s Cup Consolation races will be held Wednesday, Aug. 16 beginning at 1 p.m. The Governor’s Cup Championships are set for Wednesday, Aug. 16 beginning at 5 p.m.