Go On BB had little trouble turning back six harness racing rivals to win the $26,000 Mares Open Handicap pace on Tuesday, Dec. 28 at Dover Downs. Ron Pierce drove four winners. With Matt Kakaley in the bike for his second win of the day, Frank Baldachino's Go On BB romped to her ninth win of the season and third in her last four starts in the feature race.
Conditioned by the sport’s leading trainer Ron Burke, the six-year-old daughter of-Challo BB took the lead at the start. She then shook off a mini-challenge from Omen Hanover and Chris Page at the three-quarters before rolling on to victory. Wish All You Want closed from Eric Goodell to finisher second with Kellytuck Sophie and Jon Roberts third. Go on BB has won $198,290 in 2010 and $1,152,563 lifetime.
In an $18,000 distaff pace, George Dennis left fast with Ash Larue and quickly yielded the lead to Ireneonthemove (Matt Kakaley). Chausettes /Blanche (Sean Bier) took a shot at the leader heading to the three quarters and around the final turn. In mid stretch, Ash Larue rolled down the passing lane to notch a 154.2 triumph, her seventh of the season putting the-Expensive Ashley five-year-old into six-figures this year with $103,020 in purse money and $153,863 lifetime. Ireneonthemove was second best with No Bad Luck (Montrell Teague) third.
Dawn’s Mist and Tony Morgan teamed for a 1:54.2 victory in a $17,000 3,4 & 5-Year-Old pace. The win was the fourth in a row ofr the three-year-old by-Schroom’s daughter owned by Larry and Helen Jensen. The David McCaffrey-traineee has now won 11 times this season and $55,418 in purses. Ideal Observation (Tim Curtin) waws second with Art Paper (Allan Davis) third.
Ron Pierce posted his fourth win of the day guiding Bernard Segebade’s Boots Place to her second consecutive victory in 1:55 to take a $15,000 Mares pace. Pacific Philly (Eddie Davis Jr.) followed the winner from the start to finish second with fast finishing Teenage Paige (Matt Kakaley) third. The win was the eighth of the season for the Mike Hall trainee. She has banked $153,330 this year and $315,571 in her career.
Ron Pierce’s four win put him back into first place in dash wins this meet with 85, two more than Corey Callahan. Matt Kakaley, George Dennis and Daryl Bier had driving doubles. Monday through Thursday post time is 4:30 p.m. No live racing on Fridays. Saturday and Sunday racing begins at 5:30 p.m. Parking and admission is free. Reservations are suggested for the Winner's Circle Restaurant 302-674-4600.