The last two $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) preliminaries and Cavinetta, putting a three-race win streak on the line in the $16,000 3,4&5-Year-Old trot top the Thursday, April 5 harness racing card at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m.
Heavily favored Alleigh Girl, never out-of-the-money in 11 lifetime starts with eight wins, is the one to beat in the first of two $20,000 2nd leg DSBF prelims. Ollie and Betty Ervin’s Jodi Lin with Justin Vincent finIshed second last week with Virginia Louthan’s Bosston Bell and George Dennis was third in the same prelim.
Meadow Creek Stables’ Cruisin Susan with Corey Callahan driving, won the other prelim last week. Carter Racing’s La Vita Loca Rusty was second with Brad Hanners and Pam Wagner’s JA’s Charmer with John Wagner third.
In the $16,000 3,4&5-Year-Old trot, Windswept Stable’s Cavinetta (Corey Callahan) recorded a convincing victory last time with LeBlanc, and Carter Racing’s Hollywood Rusty (Brad Hanners) led until late and finished second. Mo Tator (Ross Wolfenden), who missed a start last week, returns to action.
The other starters are Paul Chambers, Bud Tyler, W2 Holdings and Chambers Racing’s Tropic Storm (John Wagner), Carol and Jim Atkinson’s The Dude Abides (Bret Brittingham), Joe MacDonald’s Makinphotos (Roger Plante), Mike Lipman and Dave Postman’s Aladin AS (Vic Kirby) and Sergio GL (Jim Morand), owned by Delbert Cain and Nanticoke Racing.
Carter Racing’s Rusty’s No Fool (Brad Hanners), Mike Gannon’s Vickers Hanover (Vic Kirby), Bay Pond Racing’s Northern Ideal (Corey Callahan) and Cisco Hanover (Corey Callahan), racing for Tina Clark and Cantwell Bridge Stable lead another nine horse field features a $10,000 3,4&5-Year-Old pace.
There is no live racing Friday and Saturday.
Sunday post time is 1 p.m. Monday through Thursday racing is 4:30 p.m. Enjoy watching the races in the Dover Downs Restaurant Buffet. Harness and Thoroughbred Simulcasting daily 12 Noon until 12 Midnight at Dover Downs Race and Sports Book in the Colonnade. There is no charge for parking or admission at Dover Downs.