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Dash Of Danger wins feature at Tioga

02:02 AM 22 Aug 2017 NZST
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Dash Of Danger with harness racing driver Jim Meittinis in the bike
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Dash Of Danger with harness racing driver Jim Meittinis in the bike won the featured pace ($9,000) at Tioga Downs on Monday (August 21)

Dash Of Danger (Western Terror) would take over just before the first quarter and control all the fractions, :27.2, :57.0, 1:24.4, 1:52.3.

The favorite Jacksrluckytoo (Mike Merton), would make a late charge but fall just short to finish second. Team Captain (Corey Braden ) would finish third.

Dash Of Danger ($6.30) is owned by Richard Mishkin and trained by Jimmy Cruise Jr. The 4 year-old would win for the eighth time this season and the 14th time in his career.

Red hot Jim Meittinis, would win two more on the night. First win came with R Chism ($9.40) and the last victory was with Ey Cowboy ($12.60).

Joe Skowyra would get a training triple. First with Rebel Jet ($7.20) and driver Jim Taggart Jr. Second with Thespywholovedme ($37.20) and driver Aaron Byron. The last win was with Believe This Romeo ($43.40) and driver Mike Merton.

Live racing returns to Tioga Downs on Friday night (August 25) at 6:50. It will Corntastic weekend at Tioga Downs. The racing card scheduled for Monday (August 28) is cancelled.

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