put Nova Artist in motion heading around the clubhouse turn and moved up on the backstretch to finally take the lead in the stretch. The seven-year-old son of -Avon Lady then had just enough to hold off fast-finishing Malak Uswaad N ( ) at the wire. Jeremey's Successor ( ) was a solid third. Kathy and trainer Eddie Davis own the 33-time race winner of $825,142. It was his third winner of the year good for $60,575 in 2014.
Emeritus Maximus tuned up for the rest of his four-year-old season by rolling from next to last in the $17,500 4&5-Year-Old Open Handicap to his third victory of the year in five starts within the bike. A four-year-old by -Eternity's Delight purchased after his sophomore-stakes season by John Cancelliere and trained by his brother ,Emeritus Maximus has won $315,155 lifetime. Lindwood Player ( ) raced gamely finishing second. Mr. Dennis ( ) was the show horse.
In $15,000 Male Winners-Over paces; Bill Emmons' Bad Man Sam and Vic Kirby used an overland journey to score a lifetime best 1:51.2 triumph. The Julianne Bobby-trainee, a-Greenspring Jenny gelding, just held off a fast closing Summer Camp (Callahan) by a nose. Beavercreek Artist ( ) was third.
Forrest Bartlett's Jolt Of Fire scored a 1:52.4 decision in the other $15,000 event.guided the Ronda Galko conditioned -Fie Foe Fire gelding to his first win of the year. Wilbur's Z Tam (A. Davis) was second with Twincreeks Jack (Pierce) third.
Fire in the Belly kept his three-year-old record unblemished assteered the -Fire In The Sky to an easy wire-to-wire 1:53 victory finishing alone for his fourth-in-a-row in a $13,000 4&5-Year-Old Male pace. Owner Tom Kemp is reported to have turned down a six-figure offer for the gelding who now has won six of his eight lifetime races with two seconds. All Gold ( ) was best of the rest. MG Kid (Morand) was third.
drove three winners, two for trainer Jim King. and had doubles.
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By Marv Bachrad, for Dover Downs