No Bad Luck in second consecutive win

05:41 AM 29 Feb 2012 NZDT
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Paradise Lost & Matt Kakaley make it two No Bad Luck and Montrell Teague
Paradise Lost & Matt Kakaley make it two - in-arow - winning this time in 1:52.3.
No Bad Luck and Montrell Teague - are too strong winning in 1:51.2.

There was no 'luck' involved in a 1:51.2 harness racing victory by No Bad Luck in the $23,000 Mares Open pace at Dover Downs on Tuesday, Feb. 28.

Paradise Lost found the winner’s circle for the second straight time in the $16,500 Mares Winners-Over pace.

Montrell Teague moved out of third heading to the half mile driving No Bad Luck. The Badlands Hanover-Gee I’m Lucky five-year-old taxied alongside front-pacing Delightful Diva (David Miller) until taking the lead after the three-quarters. There was no contest in the stretch as No Bad Luck recorded her third win of the year lifting her earnings to $51,260 for Badlands Racing and George Teague Jr. Her lifetime total earnings are $354,706.

I’m Won Wine Wiser (George Dennis) was runner-up. She has not been out of the top three finishes in any of her 11 outings. She has five wins, two seconds and two thirds in 2012. Monochromatic (Corey Callahan) was the third place finisher.

Bob Winkelman’s Paradise Lost made it two wins in a row and three this season as Matt Kakaley piloted the Artsplace-Loving Ideal five-year-old to a 1:52.3 victory. Village Bolero (Ross Wolfenden) and The Shoe Fits (Brad Hanners) was the show horse.

Mach Lady got up for owners Ken Wood, who backs his personal charitable cause ‘Wells For Africa’ with money won by his racehorses, and his associates Bill Dittmar and Steve Iaquinta, to win a 1:53.3 Mares pace. Eric Ell trains the Mach Three-Tampa Town four-year-old, now a winner of two of her last three races.

Ross Wolfenden had a driving triple. Brad Hanners, Corey Callahan, Matt Kakaley and owner and trainer Dylan Davis won two races each.

Monday through Thursday, racing begins at 4:30 p.m. There is no live racing on Fridays and Saturdays. Sunday post time is now 1 p.m. Parking and admission are free. Reservations are suggested for the Winner's Circle Restaurant 302-674-4600.

Marv BACHRAD

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