Day At The Track

Open Trot to Tight Lines

12:22 PM 11 Dec 2019 NZDT
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Tight Lines, harness racing
Tight Lines and driver Ross Wolfenden
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Tight Lines wins the Open Trot in the slop at Dover Downs on Tuesday night.

Tight Lines and driver Ross Wolfenden, for trainer Jeff Gregory, left alertly and allowed Jack Vernon to reach the front at the quarter pole.  Ross Wolfenden retook the lead and cut fractions of :27.4,  :56.4 and 1:25.1, stopping the teletimer in 153.4.  

Royal Becca J braved the wind and rain to race first up down the backstretch pressuring Tight Lines.  The team trotting a :28.2 third quarter. 

Tight Lines, the 1-5 race favorite, proved to be too much and pulled away in the stretch to win in hand.

Tight Lines is owned by Jeff Gregory and W.H. Richardson.

Jack Vernon and driver Victor Kirby, for trainer Dylan Davis, sat the pocket and finished 2nd.

Royal Becca J, for driver Jack Parker Jr. and trained by his wife Carol Jamieson-Parker, finished a game third.

Harrington Raceway’s leading driver, Art Stafford Jr.  won four races on the Dover Downs card.

Post time is 4:30 pm

by Alex Kraszewski, for Dover Downs
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