DOVER, Del --- Sir Globalop Z Tam swept out of second and came on to nip Alittleaintenough at the wire in 1:53.3 to win the $20,000 4&5-Year-Old Claiming Allowance on a very cold Tuesday, Jan. 7 at Dover Downs.
. driving Sir Globalop Z Tam stalked front-pacing Alittleaintenough ( ) from the start and then rolled to the outside and just got up for victory in the feature race. Trainer Joshua Parker is co-owner with Nanticoke Racing of the -Hanks Chip gelding who won for the 11th time in his career and raised his lifetime earnings to $144,133. Little Man Joe ( ) finished third.
During the card, the passing lane contributed to six horses notching wins.
The cold weather which reached the low teens contributed to a three-second time allowance. In all, 11 horses were scratch in the 15-race program.
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Jersey Boy & Spunky Jack head Wednesday Trot
Two starters – Jersey Boy and Spunky Jack- each with two wins in their last two starts, head the $20,000 Open Handicap trot on Wednesday, Jan. 8 at Dover Downs. First post is 4:30 p.m.
Walt Callam’s Spunky Jack, piloted by Roger Plante, won his last two win-photos, one by a head, the other by a nose, draws post 2 in the week’s $20,000 Open/Handicap trot. Jersey Boy, a winner of opens in his previous two outings driven by Trace Tetrick for Dawn Gannon, Yannick Gingras and Dom Costanzo, but must leave from outside post 8. Two horses, both second last start, are Tina Clark and Joe Clark’s Baximum with Daryl Bier and Barbara Boese’s Awsome Valley teamed with Tony Morgan.
The well-rounded field includes Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar and Steve Iaquinta’s Enrico AS, steered by Allan Davis, Mary Raymer’s $1-million winning veteran Green Day with Trace Tetrick, along with David Miller’s fast finishing Cash On Deliver, trained and driven by Vince Copeland and the rejuvenated Mandabra, with Corey Callahan driving for C.A. Bonuccelli, Shaun and Nick Callahan, after an impressive third last week in his first start since last July.
In the $14,500 4&5-Year-Old trot, Jim and Carol Atkinson’s Ideal Revenue (Mike Rossi), a 53-1 upset winner last time, draws the rail this week. Bonuccelli Racing and Nick Callahan’s Picard, who posted an 11-1 success from post 8, lead the sub-feature.
by Marv Bachrad for Dover Downs