Northfield, OH --- Rhianne paced home for her third straight win on Friday (March 15) in Northfield Park’s 12th race.
The 7-year-old is owned by Jodi Schillaci and is trained by Sam Schillaci. Ryan Stahl drove the mare to complete her trio of victories. Tyler Smith had driven the mare for her previous two wins.
Rhianne sat the pocket through fractions of :29.1, :59.4 and 1:30 before pulling into the passing lane and stopping the clock in 1:58.4. She finished a full length in front of her closest competitor, McArdle Direct (Chris Page).
Friday’s triumph increased Rhianne’s (Rambaran-DJs Fool-Armbro Operative) lifetime wins tally to 15 and her career earnings to $61,451. Rhianne returned $7.40 to win.
Rhianne was one of five winners on the card for Ryan Stahl. Stahl’s winners included Sand Late ($3.20) in race one, Friskie D ($4.00) in race four, Mephisto Waltz ($9.40) in race seven, Apple N Strawberry ($3.40) in race eight and Rhianne ($7.40) in race 12.
The 34-year-old Stahl started driving in 1994 and has since garnered 3,053 career victories and is approaching $9.5 million in purse earnings.