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He's Spooky offspring win 3-of-4 DSBF elims

12:54 PM 27 Sep 2018 NZST
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Go Jetem and driver Art Stafford, Jr. beat Dr Grinch to the wire
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HARRINGTON, DE -  Offspring of sire He's Spooky won three of the four $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) divisions for 2-year-old harness racing trotters Wednesday at Harrington Raceway.

Mist Stable's Go Jetem ($10, Art Stafford Jr.) took the first division for colts and geldings in 2:05.3. The He's Spooky gelding collared pacesetter Dr Grinch late for a narrow win. Sherman's Way was third. Go Jetem notched his first career win for trainer Jim Thompson.

The fastest division went to unbeaten Embrace The Grind ($2.20, Jon Roberts) for Andrew Glassmeyer, who was a 2:02.4 winner over Rich N Royal and Just As Striking. The Keystone Activator gelding improved to 3-for-3 in his career. Glassmeyer and Roberts teamed up for two wins in stakes action. Roberts had three wins on the card.

The first of two filly divisions went to Mark Groce's She's Spooky ($3.80, Ross Wolfenden) over Star Time and Bella's Party Punk in 2:04.1. Trained by Groce, it was the first career win for the home bred daughter of He's Spooky.

In the second division, Glassmeyer's Dark Dutchess ($9.20, Jon Roberts) was a wire-to-wire winner in 2:04.4 in a tight finish over Command The Day and Disco Soleil. A daughter of He's Spooky, it was her first career win for her owner/trainer.

The $100,000 final events for all DSBF 2-year-olds is Wednesday October 3.

The meet's leading driver, Victor Kirby, fresh off a five win night Tuesday, scored his third win of four on the card aboard Zippett Racing Stable's Murmur Hanover ($3, Kirby) in the $15,000 Open Trot in 1:56.3 for trainer Jay Gannon. The 8-year-old Majestic Son gelding recorded his 32nd career win via a front end performance, where he held off runner-up Theresademoninme and third place Gillie The Kid.

Mike Cole, Wolfenden and Stafford Jr. each had a driving double.

by Matt Sparacino, for Harrington Raceway

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