The day's biggest feature race was named, "In Support of." The driver now hospitalized following a horrendous racing accident three weeks ago.
barreled away from post 6 to take the lead and then fought off several challenges before reaching the winner's circle in a lifetime fastest 1:49.2. It was his second win in last four outings; the preceding two were seconds by a nose. Race favorite Nova Artist closed strongly for after being locked in until the passing lane. Sunshine Superman and picked up third money.
Following the race, the Dover Downs horsemen fraternity came to the winner's circle to salute. The banner will be sent to Coletta at the Hospital of University of Pennsylvania where the horseman is a patient.
Rage N Ryan, driven by track leading driverchalked up a personal best 1:50.3 success in a $17,500 3&4-Year-Old Open pace. Mark Weaver-Mike Bruscemi and Burke Racing own the four-year-old altered son of -Southwind Wesley. Lindwood Player ( ) was a close-up second with Framed Art (Art Stafford Jr.) the show horse.
JLRL'sMoe got up in 1:50.4, one ' three wins, to take the $15,500 Male Winners-Over pace. The -Armbro Maureen gelding was followed by Feel Like A Fool ( ). Beavercreek Artist ( ) was third.
driving Max Walton and Greg Papaleo's Mustang Art, an -Paula Seelster gelding, had little trouble romping home in 1:50.3 to take a $12,000 Male pace. Veteran Three Of Spades ( ) came home quickly for second in front of Dreamfair Kovu ( ), third.
Jeremes General gavewin #3 winning a $15,000 3,4&5-Year-Old Male Winners-Over pace. It also marked a double for trainer and owners Steve Iaquinta and Bill Dittmar. Bret McFarvelous ( ) and SB Mikes Hot Beach (Mike Rossi) were second and third repectively.
had a four win "grand slam, while two drivers - and - had triples and Shawn Bier had a double as did trainers and and owners Legacy Racing Of DE, Bill Dittmar and Steve Iaquinta.
by Marv Bachrad for Dover Downs