Artists Rally left from post 1 and controlled all quarters en route to victory in the week's top pace, the $27,500 Del. Special.Jr. owns and trains the -Spunky Gal black gelding who won for the second time this year. Jeremy's Successor (Sean) Bier) finished second in front of Feel Like A Fool ( ).
Ice Scraper, driven by Roger Plante, and EZ Noah with, finished in a 1:52.3 deadhead for win in the $17,500 4&5-Year-Old Open Handicap. Phyllis Copeland conditions Ice Scraper, a Yankee Skyscraper-Chilli Breezes gelding owned by Jim Behrendt. EZ Noah is a -Her Majesty gelding trained by for owner Baron Racing.
Harry von Knoblauch's Ohoka Texas N streaked along the passing lane to get up in 1:52. To win the $15,000 Male Winners-Over pace. The win was one of two for. trains the -Millwood Touche seven-year-old. Dreamfair Kovu ( ) was the place horse with Bad Man Sam (Kirby) the early leader finishing a close third.
was aboard Manhattan Rusty N, a 1:53.3 winner of the $25,000-$30,000 Male Claiming Handicap. Wade Wyatt owns the -Miss Matao N gelding trained by Joe Skowyra. The victory was the fourth in a row for Manhattan Rusty N, with three different owners due to being claimed three straight weeks. Adams Hanover ( ) was second with Hasty Western (A.Davis) the show horse.
There were several $14,500 4&5-Year-Old Winners-Over paces. In one Patron Racing and trainer Jim King's Sea Harrier was one of Tetrick's early wins. The Jereme's Jet-Ingrid Ingrid Bergrin gelding won for the fourth time in his last five outings recording a 1:53.4 triumph.
Tetrick returned for another victory in a $14,500 pace for younger male horses steering John Dayton's Just A Jolt, sired byfrom Just Wait Kate, also conditioned by Jim King, for a 1:53.1 score.
Lauren Allen owned and trained Cruising West, by Yankee Cruise-Best Western, was's third trip to the winners circle thanks to a 1:54.3 win in a third $14,500 pace.
The Delaware-bred Spinfiniti, owned by Howard Taylor, notched his sixth win in his last seven starts as Wolfenden drove a 1:56.1 victory. The No Spin Zone-Hurricane Jenna brown four-year-old finished second in his only none-win of the year.
In addition toquintet of wins and Wolfenden's triple, trainer Bobby Myers, along with Jim King had two wins each.
by Marv Bachrad, for Dover Downs