Driver Vic Kirby shook up Lord Terror on the backstretch as he challenged front-pacing Poker Hat (), the leader from the start. Cash Cab ( ) was also closing strongly on the far outside. Lord Terror and Kirby got up in the final stride for trainer and owner Bill Emmons for his third win of 2014. The -Cheryl Hanover gelding also has a second and two thirds to his credit this year. He has won $309,528 lifetime. Poker Hat was a nose behind in second with Cash Cab, third by a neck.
Partner stalked leader Little Michael B until the passing lane, then driverzipped along the inside to quickly move past on the way to a 1:52.2 victory, his career fastest, to win a $20,000 4&5-Year-Old Claiming Allowance. owns and trains the -Dominique Semalu gelding who won for the second time this year. Little Michael B (Callahan) was second nipping Here Is The Future ( ) third.
Leading driverpiloted four winners, Vic Kirby won twice and Arty Foster Jr. also had an owner-trainer double.
A pair of million-dollar winners head the top two trots on the Wednesday card; Green Day in the $20,000 Open and Looking Hanover in the $15,000 Winners-Over.
by Marv Bachrad, for Dover Downs