Gallant Star used a confident steer by Tim Tetrick and caught Laughagain Hanover (Dan Noble) in the stretch to take the first division of the $108,700 Ohio Breeders Championship for three-year-old colt pacers in 1:56.4.
The Well Said gelding won for the fourth straight time for Carl Howard, Larry Wills and Jeffrey Rector. He is trained by Virgil Morgan, Jr.
Charlie May cruised to a 4 ¼ length score in 1:55.2 in the second $54,350 division over rival Heart Of Chewbacca (Dan Noble) and Cyclone Union Jack (David Miller).
Don Tiger owns the McArdle gelding. Steve Carter trains and Dexter Dunn picked up the catch drive from an ailing Brett Miller.