by Steve Sigafoose 12/3/13
Makin A Scene did just that in November at Bluffs Run as the only greyhound to win four times in the month.
The two-year-old 80 pounder out of Bluffs Run Hall of Famer KC And All and Share The Glory was a perfect four wins in four starts. He kept the four theme going by winning by an average of four lengths.
His efforts led the Plum Creek Kennel to a terrific month. Plum Creek’s greyhounds won 51 times, 15 more than any other kennel. That helped Plum Creek collect $120,048.79 in earnings in November, easily the biggest payout among the kennels.
Boeckenstedt had 36 wins and was second in earnings with $89,020.33. A pair of greyhounds, Boc’s Posh Spice, 3-3-0-0, and $500,000 Iowa Breeders Classic finalist Boc’s C U Again, 4-3-0-0, paced the kennel.
The Harlan Brothers Kennel also produced 36 victories.
The Bean & Stout Kennel had a pair of three-win greyhounds in November. DS Krypton went 5-3-1-0 and $500,000 Iowa Breeders Classic finalist DS Libra was 5-3-0-0.
The Keeper-Red Rock Kennel also had a pair of three-win greyhounds. Mad Boomboompow was 5-3-0-2 and Gable Primer was 5-3-0-0.
Frosty Jack (Black) went 6-3-1-2 in November.
Of course November at Bluffs Run started with SH Avatar’s (Hardison) historic victory in the $500,000 Iowa Breeders Classic.
December brings the completion of the year long chase for 2013 honors at Bluffs Run. Plum Creek leads Boeckenstedt for kennel honors with a 402 to 399 edge in victories and a $1,110,080 to $1,079,821.50 edge in earnings.
Among the greyhounds, SH Avatar 56-33-7-9 leads kennelmate Dk’s Flow Meter 59-29-7-6 in the race for the victory honor.
Balloting is ongoing for the annual All-Buffs Run team, the Greyhound of the Year and the Trainer of the Year selections.