Dover, Del--- For the second straight Sunday, Bad Man Sam overwhelmed eight rivals winning the $20,000 Male Claiming Allowance at Dover Downs on Dec. 15.
Trained and driven by, Bad Man Sam, who was claimed three starts back by Jim Jacobs, took the lead early, held off opposition and pulled away for an easy 1:51.3 victory, a lifetime record. Raritan Bay (Bret Brittingham) was best of the rest finishing second. Lord Terror (Vic Kirby) was third.
The win was the 7th of the year for black-Greenspring Jenny gelding. He has now won $55,355 in purses.
Larry Hughes' Charliesandjimmys came barreling down the lane to win the Delaware $15,000 Male Claiming Allowance in 1:54.3 within the bike. Chang Dynasty ( ) got up for second in front of Albert Chief A ( ).
, , Vic Kirby and had driving triples.
This week, Monday through Thursday racing begins at 4:30 p.m. The annual Dover Downs Christmas Holiday Break begins on Dec. 20 through ec. 28. Live Racing resumes on Sunday, Dec. 29 with post time at 5:30 p.m.
There is no charge for parking or admission when visiting Dover Downs. Harness and thoroughbred simulcasts are featured from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight in the Dover Downs Race and Sports Book. To dine in the Winner's Circle restaurant, call 302-674-4600 for reservations.
by Marv Bachrad for Dover Downs