Dover, Del--- Despite cold weather, fast miles were in vogue at Dover Downs as Dynamic Youth tripped the timer in 1:49.2 to win the $30,000 Preferred/Open and 10-1 Its That Time scored a lifetime best 1:49.3 mile in the $27,500 Delaware Special on Thursday, Dec. 21.
They say 'Youth Must Be Served," and in the feature race, Youth did the serving. Hard-hitting Dynamic Youth, trained by, showed his class turning back five sharp adversaries in 1:49.2 to win the week's top event. Vic Kirby took the four-year-old altered son of -Always True, who has raced against most of the top horses this season, to the front early and shook off competitors on the backstretch and rolled home a winner for the seventh time this year for K.R. Tucci, C&G Racing and J&T Silva Stables. He has now won $175,400 this season and $841,957 lifetime. Texican N, a recent New Zealand- import raced tough for to finish second. Bullet Speed teamed with for third.
. got Its That Time going in the lane and the veteran -Mib Hanover horse streaked past front pacing Mustang Art and for a 1:49.3 victory, his fourth of the campaign. Owned by David King and E&K Stable, Its That Time increased his career bankroll to $470,371. Mustang Art held on for second with Believe This Bob and the show finisher. Papa Ray was an early scratch.
Jeremes General was' fourth winner of the day notching a lifetime best 1:50.1 triumph in the $17,500 3&4-Year-Old Open Handicap. Steve Iaquinta and Bill Dittmar own the Jereme's Jet-Major Delight sophomore, a winner for the seventh time this year. It was the gelding's second straight win and fourth in his last six outings. Race favorite Rage N Ryan ( ) and Allstar Preview ( ) were second and third respectively.
Trainer Jeff and Robin Breasure's People Are Crazy racked up his eighth win of the season scoring victory in a $15,000 3,4&5-Year-Old Winners-Over pace.collected his second trip to the winner's circle. Democracy ( ) closed well to finish second in front of SB Mikes Hot Beach (Mike Rossi).
Feel Like A Fool, a recent acquisition by Kovach Stable won for the second time in three starts chalking up a 1:51.2 decision in a $15,000 Male Winners Over pace.reined the -Fool That I Am gelding for victory #5 this season. He has won $68,659 in purses. Beavercreek Artist ( ) led until the final strides and settled for second. Ourea Nourrir ( ) took third.
The Wiz Kids Stable's Golden Gun closed out the program with a 1:52.3 victory in another $15,000 3,4&5-Year-Old pace.steered the Headmaster-Golden Delicious soph gelding to his fifth win of the season upping his bankroll to $56,855 this year and $99,855 lifetime. Shark On Board ( was next in front of fast-finishing Regal Mac ( ).
Whiledrove four wins and two, meet leading trainer also had two winners.
by Marv Bachrad for Dover Downs