Overlooked in the betting despite two straight impressive victories, Dancin Yankee, driven by, blew past the leaders in the stretch to record a 1:51.1 triumph in the $30,000 Preferred, the top purse race of the week. The six-year-old son of The six-year-old son of -Dancewiththebest gave trainer his second win on the program. Owned by Bob Briley, Rich Lombardo and Baron Racing, it was his 27th lifetime win and brought his career earnings to $614,822.Second-place Texican N led in the stretch for with Special Forces, third, reined by . Nova Artist ( ) led early and tired in the stretch.
Callahan and Full Of Sand enjoyed a perfect 2-hole trip following All Stienam () until mid-stretch before rolling up to score a 1:51.2 decision in the $28,500 Del. Special. Trish Foulk conditions the Full Of Fun-Soft Towel gelding for Brit Evans and Foulk Stables. A 40-1 shot, People Are Crazy (Vic Kirby) came on for third.
Ice Scraper, a recent arrival from top-class events at Balmoral Park, notched an impressive 1:51.1 win in the $18,000 4&5-Year-Old Open. Owned by Jim Behrendt and trained by Phyllis Copeland of the Roger Plante Stable, the winner is an altered son of Yankee Skyscraper-Chill Breezes. Mr. Dennis () finished second in front of Don't Ya Know (Vic Kirby).
Summer Camp came from off the pace to score a 1:51 victory in a $15,000 Male Winners-Over pace. Baron Racing and VIP Internet Stable own the-Roman Art veteran gelding. Driven by for trainer . GD Airliner (Callahan) was next with Its That Time ( .) third.
Trainerhas unveiled another Down Under import to reckon with. steered Harry von Knoblauch's Ohoka Texas N, a -Millwood Touche gelding, to his second win in a row with a stunning 1:51.3 success. Panfully Cool ( ) and Wahine ( ) were second and third respectively.
Meet leader Callahan led all drivers with four wins.by Marv Bachrad for Dover Downs and trainer had three wins, , and trainer and owner Baron Racing had two wins each.