Former Kiwi pacer Bondy N nails fourth win

04:15 AM 06 Mar 2012 NZDT
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Tim Tetrick gets Bondy N home to Delivered From Zin and Corey Callahan
Tim Tetrick gets Bondy N home to - win in 1:52.3. It was Bondy N's fourth USA win.
Delivered From Zin and Corey Callahan - wear down Ise The By Boy and Ron Pierce to win in 1:51.3.

Delivered From Zin returned to the Dover Downs harness racing winner's circle for the fourth time this year while Bondy N registered his fourth triumph since arriving in the United States. in the $36,000 and $27,500 respective feature races on March 4.

Tim Tetrick won four races, nine in two days, and along with Corey Callahan drove four winners on the card.

Big-hearted Delivered From Zin with meet leading Corey Callahan driving wore down Ise The By Boy and Ron Pierce and fast-finishing Nov Artist with Allan Davis in deep stretch to win a 1:51.3 photo finish in the $36,000 Preferred Handicap pace.

Howard Taylor owns the Sealed N Delivered-Zinful gelding who has been in the first three finishers in seven of eight outings this year. It was the second straight week, Ise The By Boy has been second beaten by a neck each time. Nova Artist, another consistent contender, was third. Delivered From Zin has already won $69,850 in 2012 and $479,354 lifetime.

Tim Tetrick took Bondy N out heading to the clubhouse turn but this week found cover behind Kiss My Art (Andy Miller). On the final turn Bondy N moved to the outside and beat three other rivals to the finish line chalking up a 1:52.3 victory.

Catchmecullen A (Tim Curtin) was a close second with Winsmith Art (John Wager) edging Samandar (Ron Pierce) for third. Peter Tritton conditions Bondy N, an 11-year-old altered son of former U.S. 1990’s campaigner Live Or Die- Killarney owned by Harry von Knoblauch. Bondy N won for the third time at Dover after a Meadowlands winning debut. The New Zealand-expatriate has now won 27 of only 62 starts and $624,706 in his career.

High Joltage, four-year-old Village Jolt-Mattdonna gelding owned by former Phila. Flyer great Rick MacLeish and trainer Ben Stafford was strongest in the stretch rolling to a 1:52.2 decision in a $19,500 Male Winners-Over Pace. Charger (Ron Pierce) and Funny Deacon (Brad Hanners) were second and third respectively. The win was the second in nine starts for High Joltage who has been in the money in six of nine seasonal starts while winning $35,470 this season and $100,950 in his career.

Owner-trainer Bobby Glassmeyer won the first of two races when Fancyfreeshark dropped down from the open and with Tim Tetrick steering stopped the timer in 1:52.2 to win a $19,000 Male Winners-Over pace. Stand By Cam (Corey Callahan) was next in front of Odds On Demi Queue (George Dennis). A five-year-old son of Four Starzzz Shark-Fancy Art, Fancyfreeshark posted his second win of the year. He has banked $35,530 this year and s $175,030 lifetime bankroll.

In one of two $19,000 4&5-Year-Old paces, Colossal Cruiser avenged a second-place finish after racing on the lead from the start last week by turning in a coming from off-the-pace 1:54 score with Ron Pierce at the controls. Jeff Bartels owns the Yankee Cruiser-Biggirlsdon’tcry gelding trained by Eli Scott. Intrepid Hall (Tim Tetrick) was runner-up. Putnams Art (Corey Callahan) took show honors.

Its All Good Stable’s McWilliam and Tim Tetrick overtook Wit And Wisdom (Ron Pierce) in the final strides to win the other $19,000 division. Rich Ringler trains the Western Hanover-Morepowertoya gelding winner for the second time this year. The four-year-old has won $19,820 of his $63,872 lifetime earnings this year.

After five wins Sunday, Tim Tetrick added four more visits to the winner’s circle to his total. Corey Callahan also added four wins to his track leading total. Bobby Glassmeyer had two owner-trainer wins, Dylan Davis two training wins and Howard Taylor an owner double.

No Bad Luck and Paradise Lost put win streaks on the line in Tuesday’s $27,500 Mare Open pace headliner.

Monday through Thursday racing begins at 4:30 p.m. There is now no live racing on both Fridays and Saturdays. Sunday post time is 5:30 p.m.

It is suggested that reservations be made early to dine in the Winner’s Circle Restaurant. There is no charge for parking or admission at Dover Downs. Harness and thoroughbred Simulcasting IS featured in the Race and Sports Book from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight daily.

Marv BACHRAD

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