Despite a modest purse of $176,500 the 31st edition of the Des Smith Classic has attracted a number of the best open pacers on the continent.
Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday, July 15 will list among its starters Foiled Again, Won The West and Betterthancheddar. It would rank as one of the deepest fields in the history of the Ottawa Valley race.
The card will also feature the Gold eliminations for the Ontario Sires Stakes two-year-old colt pacers and two-year-old filly pacers.
The Des Smith Classic field in order of post position lists:
1. Foreclosure N
2. Aracache Hanover
3. Machal Jackson
4. Bay Of Sharks
6. Georgetown N
7. Foiled Again
8. Won The West