All eight Matron freshman and sophomore division share the spotlight on the same program. Two of the divisions are split with one elim in the others with the first eight in each of the divisions making the lucrative finals the following Sunday, Nov. 17.
One of the headline events is a $53,462 Three-Year-Old Colt & Gelding elim featuring Dedi's Dragon ( ), upset winner beating highly touted Captaintreacherous last week at Hoosier Park, Ronny Bugatti ( ) who won the $450,000 Messinger Stake last Saturday got Prevost, McNeese and Haughton, the highly touted Vegas Vacation ( ) a nine-time winner of $887,162 and Leber, Bertrand and Hudson Standardbred's Sunshine Beach fresh from a second-place finish in the recent Breeders Crown.
Some of the major names in this year's Matrons include freshmen pacers:
Among a strong group of three-Year-olds are trotters are Ma Chere Hall ( ) and Southwind Cocoa ( ) in one section and Time To Kill ( ) and Thistle Dhu ( ) in another division and Don Dorado ( ) heading the colt section.
The soph filly pace has strong fields, Somwhereovrarainbow ( ), Summertime Lea ( ), Jerseylicious ( ) and Cheyenne Miriam ( ) in one division and in the other Shebestinggin ( ), Ms Caila J Fra ( ).
Smilin Eli ( ), Dontyouforgetit ( ), Crazy About Pat ( ), All Laid Out ( ) Possessed Fashion) and Tirade Hanover ( ) are part of a field of 10 in the three-year-old trot.
For those planning to enjoy racing dinning in the Winner 's Circle Restaurant or for those seeking to stay at the 4-star Dover Downs Hotel, it is suggested to make reservations early. Call 302-674-4600.
Sunday racing begins at 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; post time is 4:30 p.m. There is no live racing on Fridays and Saturdays. Parking and admission at Dover Downs are free.