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Shelbyville fair races are kind to locally owned standardbreds

For the second time this year, Shelbyville, Indiana, hosted fair racing as five locally owned standardbred came home winners last week.
Buff The Stuff won for Barbara Bottoms and driver Charlie M. Conrad while Nitro Girl and Chromallusion both placed first for Charles Conrad with Charlie M. Conrad driving. Electric Queen dashed its way to the winners circle for Don Conrad, Charlie M. Conrad, Fred Schroeder and Robert Schnute with Charlie M. Conrad driving. Conrad also piloted Ninehundredsouth to victory for J. B. Dalrumple of Oaklander.
Sockfulalectricy was second for Ken Torr of Greencastle, Don Gray of Mays and Dave Beanblossom of Laconia with Beanblossom driving.
Slip Slidin Myway finished third for Alvin Walther of Lanesville and driver Michael Neafus.
S R Dee Ranger was second for Jean Brown of Laconia, trainer Gordon Brown and driver Dwight Penrod.
Angel Eye was third in the two-year-old colt trot in his first lifetime start for Wayne Cunningham, Jr., of Corydon and driver Randy Cunningham.
U Look Better Gone was third for Charles Conrad and Harold Fravel of Corydon and driver Josh Whitelow.
Lover Boy Josh also finished third for Charles Conrad with Charlie M. Conrad driving.
Dudley Death Drop was second for Barbara Bottoms of Frankfort, Ky., and driver Charlie M. Conrad.
Royal Grits was third for Sarah Boggs, Charlie M. Conrad and Don Conrad with Charlie M. Conrad in the sulky.
At Hoosier Park in Anderson, Diaper Dandy finished third for lessee-trainer-driver Beanblossom, who also drove Ndana Whosier to a show finish for Kenneth Gehlback of New Middletown.
Lebanon, Ky., hosted a second week of fair racing as Stolen Love won to set a new track record for the third time this summer for owners Fred Schroeder and Robert Schnute of Evansville and driver Chris Conrad of Corydon. The record lasted only long enough for the next race to be completed, when it was again lowered by 1/5 of a second.
At Goshen, Buff The Stuff won, Chromallusion was second and Nitro Girl won with Charlie M. Conrad driving.
Racing continued at Goshen July 23 and 24.