Day At The Track

Andy Roos, Raritan Bay head Sunday Dover pace

01:04 PM 06 Apr 2014 NZST
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Cash Cab in Sunday feature at Dover
DOVER, Del. ---- Andy Roo and Raritan Bay drew inside posts while Cash Cab must come from post 8 in the $20,000-$25,000 Claiming Handicap on Sunday, April 6, the last Sunday racing this meet, at Dover Downs. Post time is 5:30 p.m.

Last start Baron Racing's Andy Roo, and Tony Morgan, was favorite but finished a half-length back in fourth while Raritan Bay owned by /Elizabeth Brittingham and driver Bret Brittingam, second favorite, was second beaten a nose. The race was won by Jenifer Kolessar's Lord Terror who came from sixth at three-quarters and five wide at the top of the stretch to record a 1:54.4 victory for driver Sean Bier.

Lou Catana's Cash Cab and Jonathan Roberts must again start from outside. Last week, he left from post 7 and led until the final strides still finished third a half-length behind. The rest of the field includes Jane Ann Bell's Winbak Carl, driven by George Dennis; Arty Foster Jr.'s Bettor's Arena and Vic Kirby; Hasty Western driven by Allan Davis for Legacy Racing and Mark Givens; and Bill and Barbara Kinsey's Idealist leaving from the rail with Jim Morand.

The 2013-2014 meet comes to a closes next week, with four $100,000 DSBF finals, one each day.

Sunday post time is 5:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; post time is 4:30 p.m.

After consecutive wins, Andy Roos finished third and fourth in his last two starts. Tony Morgan will attempt to get Baron Racing Stable's nine-year-old winner of $742,413 lifetime back in the winner's circle. Betty and driver Bret Brittingham's Raritan Bay has a similar record in his last four outings and leads the opposition

Lou Catana's Cash Cab, handled by Jonathan Roberts, won his previous start, but leaves from outside post 7.

Bill and Barbara Kinsey, driven by Jim Morand, drew the rail. Mark Givens and Legacy Racing's Hasty Western with Allan Davis, Jennifer Kolessar' s Lord Terror and Sean Bier along with complete the lineup.

A Delaware $15,000 Male Claiming Allowance heads the undercard.

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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