As has been usual, Baximum began his move after the first half mile.ushered the -Bax Machine veteran up on the outside in mid-backstretch picking up steam to go into the lead approaching the final turn and then waltzed home in a 1:55 mile. I'm So Striking (Eddie Dennis) last turning for home dashed home to finish second with Struttin Conway ( ) taking the show payoff.
Baximum, conditioned by Bobby Clark, has assembled a 2014 record of five of seven times in the money and won $34,290 in purses. His career bankroll is $457,014.
After making a misstep last time out, Jailhouse Juice returned to the winning track disposing of eight rivals for a 1:54.4 victory in the semi-feature $15,000 4&5-Year-Old Winners-Over trot. Trainer-driver Toby Lynch got the-Wine Cup gelding to the top and he stayed there for his third win of the year. Ideal Revenue ( ) came from far back to edge Six Gun Hall ( ) for second. Toby, and son Jason, Lynch owned the winner of $27,365 this year and $100,952 lifetime.
drove three winners; , , and G. Dennis had two win each.
Mustang Art seeks repeat in Delaware Special Wednesday
Mustang Art drew the outside facing Nova Artist and All Stienam this week after winning the last $27,500 Delaware Special/Handicap, this week’s feature on Thursday, March 13 at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m.
Max Walton and Greg Papaleo’s Mustang Art sat behind front pacing Nova Artist driven by Allan Davis for Eddie and Kathy Davis’ Nova Artist until the stretch before recording his second victory of the year. Sean Bier drove Heavenly Way’s Jeremy’s Successor to a third-place finish in front of Brit Evans and Foulk Stables’ Full Of Sand, and Corey Callahan.
Not to be overlooked in the fast field are J,J&M Stable and Green Racing’s All Stienam with Ross Wolfenden; Ed Gannon’s Artists Rally, handled by Trace Tetrick; Kovach Stable’s Feel Like A Fool driven by George Dennis, and Peter Tritton’s Malak Uswaad N, piloted by Tony Morgan.
John Cancelliere’s Emeritus Maximus (Pierce), last week’s winner starts from the outside in the $17,500 4&5-Year-Old Open/Handicap pace facing Jim Berndt’s Ice Scraper (Roger Plante) and Baron Racing’s EZ Noah (A.Davis) in the seven-horse field on a strong supporting card.
by Marv Bachrad, for Dover Downs