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ThistleDown reschedules Ohio Derby for July 27

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ThistleDown reschedules Ohio Derby for July 27 ThistleDown reschedules Ohio Derby for July 27
NORTH RANDALL, OH (WOIO) -

ThistleDown Racino has rescheduled it's marquee race, the Ohio Derby, for July 27.  

The race was originally scheduled for July 6, the horse racing track moved the date, hoping to attract a better field of horses.

The Grade III, $100,000 race is for three-year-old horses.  The 1 1/16-mile race has seen a downgrade in status, from Grade II to Grade III, and purse money, from $350,000 to $100,000, in recent years.

Last year, Prospective won the Ohio Derby.

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