Day At The Track

Raritan Bay heads Dover Downs Sunday Pace

02:34 AM 26 Jan 2014 NZDT
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Raritan Bay, harness racing Lord Terror, harness racing
Raritan Bay is the horse to beat at Dover Sunday
Lord Terror is one of the co-favorites in Sunday's feature pace
DOVER, Del. ---- Raritan Bay, a winner by a neck, last week, leads a field of eight in the $20,000 Male Claiming Allowance pace, Sunday, Jan. 26 at Dover Downs.

Raritan Bay, a Brittingham family horse, owned by Betty Brittingham, trained by her husband Don Brittingham and driven by their son, Bret Brittingham, scored a 1:52.2 victory last Sunday winning by a neck. Chief challengers are Bill Emmons' Lord Terror and driver. Vic Kirby, already a winner this year, leaves from the rail, Archie Peel's Coastal Storm, first and second in two 2014 starts, and Nicole Ratledge and Crissman Inc.'s steady Bad Rusty, with Tony Morgan.

Ron Pierce will drive Greg Simendinger and trainer Eli Scott's Its Outta Here. Claimed last week, Cash Cab with George Dennis will make his first start for owner Angela Coombs. Hasty Western and Allan Davis will be a factor for Mark Givens and Legacy Racing and Bill and Barbara Kinsey's Idealist handled by Jim Morand.

Sunday post time is 5:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; post time is 4:30 p.m. Each Friday and Saturday, the track will be dark for racing. On Sunday, races begin at 5:30 p.m.

For those planning to watch racing and dine in the Winner's Circle Restaurant, reservations are suggested. Call 302-674-4600. There is no charge for parking or admission at Dover Downs. Daily simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred racing daily begins 12 Noon until 12 Midnight.

by Marv Bachrad for Dover Downs


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