moved Bandolito up on the outside as Lollipop Kid ( ) and Fancyfreeshark ( ) continued to battle on the front end. Bandolito took the lead on the final turn and breezed home in track record equaling and track four-year-old record time of 1:48. Bier trains and co-owns the -Sody's Home Brew brown horse with Charles Dombeck and David Bier. It was his second win of the year and 11th lifetime and now has won purses of 210,815. Manhattan Rusty N ( ) showed late speed to finish second in front of Lollipop Kid, third. .
Casino Bags Carlo turned in the fastest of the three DSBF prelims, a 1:53.4 wire-to-wire performance for trainer, driverand owner Cavalli Pazzi Stables. The -Casino Bus gelding won his second in two starts in 2014 and seventh, with two second and a third in his 11 career races banking $118,911. Forced Passage ( ) was runner-up with Lewiebyalength ( ) the show horse.
In the second $20,000 DSBF pace, Elite Awards came from off-the-pace for driverto take the lead from West Star Director ( Jr.) and then led his six rivals home for a 1:54.3 victory, his this years and 10th in 11 starts lifetime earning $124,225. David Rearic conditions the -Silk Slip gelding for owner Karen Walls.
The third DSBF division was even more competitive.drove Art Retreat to a come-from-behind 1:54 decision. Go Big Spinder ( ) closed well to take second while Hawker ( ), who vied for the early lead was the show finisher. Vern Cannon and trainer owned the Artzina-Wild Retreat gelding who won for the first time in 13 starts which include five seconds and two thirds.
Nova Artist in his customary style closed from fifth at the half to notch a 1:50.2 triumph in the $33,000 Delaware Special.was at the controls of the seven-year-old son of -Avon Lady who recorded his fourth win of the year to go with two seconds and two thirds for owners trainer Eddy and Kathy Davis. The almost black pacer, who was the track's Horse of The Meet two seasons back, has won $85.350 this year and $849,917 in his career. Just A Jolt ( ) also rallied from off-the-pace to finish second in front of Feel Like A Fool (Dennis).
Jet Blue Miracle came on strong in one of two $18,000 4&5-Year-Old Winners-Over paces to rack up a 1:52.1 win.teamed with trainer to make owners Ed Maas, Arlene Paisley and Nanticoke Racing happy with their fourth win of the year. Major Bucks (Toby Lynch) finished second with Shiretown Pitbull ( ) third.
In the other $18,000 event,roared down the lane driving Sea Harrier, a Jereme's Jet-Ingrid Bergrin gelding, to his sixth win of the meet in nine races for Paton Racing and trainer Jim King. Jolt Of Fire (Dennis) and Spinfiniti (Pierce) were second and third respectively.
Frank Chick's So Much To Say, driven by Dennis for trainer, posted a 1:52 victory in a $15,500 4&5-Year-Old pace. Art Of Escape (Pierce) was second followed by Heart Breaking (Davis), third.
Morgan and Jeanne McInnis rejuvenated Cams Art in 1:51.2 won a close 1:51.2 decision at 12-1 odds in a $15,000 Male pace withdriving. SB Mike's Hot Beach (Mike Rossi), off at 71-1, cut out the mile and finished second. Just Bettor (Pierce) came on from far back for third money.
had three wins while , and had doubles.
A $20,000-$25,000 Claiming pace is the top race on Sunday when racing resumes.
by Marv Bachrad, for Dover Downs
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