Day At The Track

Sunday at Dover Downs

07:20 AM 23 Feb 2014 NZDT
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Broadies Song
Broadies Song - A son of Camluck-Hawaiian Dancer

DOVER, Del. ---- Broadies Song drops down in class to lead one of two $9,500 Male paces on Sunday, Feb. 23 at Dover Downs.

In the first section, Ron Pierce is teamed with Broadies Song, owned by Kathleen Wyatt, Dorothy Parker and JJ&M Stable, raced for a $25,000 tag last week and draws a good post this time. As Bad As Thunder and driver Bret Brittingham had a lot of road trouble last start for owner Elizabeth Brittingham. Bill Ethier and LeBlanc Racing's Polaris N, who has been close in most of his races this season, will be driven by Roger Plante. Panfully Cool with George Dennis racing for Max Walton and Greg Papaleo, leaves from post 1.

The lone winner last time out in the field of nine is Peter Tritton's Wee Brother N, piloted by Ross Wolfenden, drew post 8. Bob Short's Charger, with Allan Davis driving this time, finished a strong finishing second in his last. The rest of the field is made up by Bill Emmons' Grab The Fortune and Vic Kirby, Laurent Hanover, driver Allan Davis and owners Jeff and John O'Donnell and trainer Jim McGuire, along with returnee from New Jersey, Night Flight and Jim Morand for owners Henry Faragalli Jr. and III, Belle Bauman, and trainer Del Cote.

In the second division, Frank Chick's Ideal American (Dennis) seeks a Third Straight success. Virginia Louthan's homebred Go Big Spinder has won two of his last three starts. George Teague's Thetruthaboutdavid (Montrell Teague) has also been sharp. Shrew Magoo (Tony Morgan) makes his first pari-mutuel start since last September and has post 1.

The other starters are Joe Hundertpfund's White Sportscoat (Wolfenden); Lloyd Hickman's JJ Nitro (Kirby); Chris Short's Company After Six (Trace Tetrick); Joan Dennis' Shop Talk (Jonathan Roberts) and So Unexpected (Davis), from post 9 in the second tier for Paul and trainer Lorie Davis.

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.

Marv Bachrad





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