DOVER, Del. ---- Bad Man Sam puts a two-race win streak on the line in the Sunday, $20,000 Male Claiming Allowance pace, at Dover Downs when live racing returns after an annual Christmas Holiday Break, on Dec.29.
Jim Jacobs' claim of Bad Man Sam in late November has paid off with two consecutive wins in three starts since with trainer-driverat the controls. In both of those events, Bill Emmons' Lord Terror finished second and third and now draws the rail with Vic Kirby driving. Betty Brittingham's Raritan Bay, has been sharp recently with driving.
The rest of the starters are Nicole Ratledge and Crissman Inc.'s Bad Rusty handled by, Arty Foster's Betterthanlynx is reined by , , and J&T Silva's Hot Roddy with , Don Reed and Jim Tessmer's McElodian piloted by , Joe Rocks with driving for Mike and Linda English and trainer and driver 's Stubbs Hanover, off two good qualifying journeys, making his first start since last Summer.
Sunday post time is 5:30 p.m. This week, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday; post time is 4:30 p.m. This Tuesday, Dec. 31, New Year's Eve, will be dark for racing. There is racing on New Year 's Day, Jan. 1, 2014.
by Marv Bachrad for Dover Downs