Day At The Track

Tetrick wins five, Morgan four

03:19 PM 24 Mar 2016 NZDT
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Kolbee's Star 2016-03-23.JPG Awsome Valley 2016-03-23.JPG

Kolbee's Star in an $18,500 trot and Awsome Valley winning a $17,500 trot, took the feature trots on Wednesday, March 24 at Dover Downs. Tim Tetrick, with five, and Tony Morgan, four, combined to win more than half of the 15-race harness racing card.

Corey Callahan took the inside course, coming along the passing lane to notch a lifetime record 1:56 victory beating eight rival 4-and-5-year-olds for his fourth win of the year. Royal Status (Jim Morand), off at 18-1, finished second with a 32-1 shot Sweet Jesse T (Ross Wolfenden) third. Along with a second and a third, Kolbee Star, an altered son of Lear Jetta-Ultimate Star trained by Joe Holloway $37,655 in 2016 for PCF Stable.

The $17,500 Winners-Over trot was even faster. Frank Chick's Awsome Valley showed the most late speed to catch Bluebird Reverend (Montrell Teague) in the closing strides for a 1:52.2 triumph. It was the second of four winning trips for Tony Morgan, the second-leading all time winning driver in North America. Kevin Lare trains the Valley Victory-Nannina Ambrosio gelding, a winner for the 31st time in his career. He has earned $44,698 lifetime. Tough Mac (Callahan), the race favorite, finished third.

Tim Tetrick capped off his five-win performance driving On The Sly, also owned by Frank Chick and trained by Kevin Lare to victory in the last race of the day eommomg one of two $14,500 trots for young horses. Ah Me (Carlo Poliseno) was next in front of Windsun Cobra (Pat Berry).

In the other $14,500 Brewmaster gave hot driver George Dennis his third win of the day and seventh in two nights, scoring a1:56 victory after the Glidemaster-Dance Girl Dance gelding owned by trainer Brit Evans and Brian Hoffecker had finished second three consecutive starts. Powerful Charger (Tetrick) was runner-up with Deacons Valley (Ross Wolfenden) the show finisher.

The individual leaders on the program were Tim Tetrick with five wins, Tony Morgan, four, George Dennis, three, and trainer Kevin Lare and owner Frank Chick with two each.

Feel like A Fool and Fancy Colt are the program favorites in the two $10,500 co-feature races on the Thursday card.

Monday through Thursday racing begins at 4:30 p.m. Dover Downs is dark on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays

When at the track, watch live races and enjoy dining in the Winners Circle Restaurant's acclaimed Harness Racing Buffet. Call 302-674-4600 for reservations.

Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred racing is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight at Dover Downs where there is no charge for parking and admission. Reservations are suggested for the Winner's Circle Restaurant and for those planning to stay at the 4-star Dover Downs Hotel. Call 302-674-4600. 

Marv Bachrad


















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