LEBANON, OH. – Dontforgetlittlman pulled a mild upset in the $28,000 Open Trot at Miami Valley on Wednesday (March 8). Driver Dan Noble left with alacrity when the wings folded and fronted the field from start to finish, posting fractions of :27.3, :57 and 1:25.1 before tripping the final beam in 1:53.2—a lifetime best.
The five-year-old son of Dontyouforgetit entered the feature race fray off four consecutive runnerup finishes. He surpassed the $300,000 earninngs plateau with the victory, the 19th of his career out of 66 lifetime tries. The Christi Noble trainee, owned by Brian Witt, paid $12 to his faithful. Combined with runnerup The Mighty Hill (Trevor Smith) the exacta kicked back $56.20. Sly Little Fox (Jordan Ross) completed the trifecta.
In a $25,000 Open II trot, Flemsteen (Trevor Smith) held off Fawn De Touch (Tony Hall) by a head in 1:54.2. Millionaire Dayson (Chris Page), now age 10, earned third money. Co-owner Chris Beaver conditions the winning five-year-old by Explosive Matter for his partners RBH Ventures and Bill Manes.
Racing resumes on Thursday (March 9) at 4 p.m. with a 14-race card. Program pages can be downloaded off the miamivalleygaming.com website.

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