DOVER, Del--- Dynamic Youth, an impressive 1:49.2 winner last week, returns to the $30,000 Preferred/Open Handicap pace in the final race day before the annual week-long Christmas Holiday Break, on Thursday, Dec. 19 at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m.
K.R.Tucci, C&G Racing and J&T Silva's Dynamic Youth moved away at the start to the lead for Vic Kirby and was never headed in a neck victory over Harry von Knoblauch's longshot Texican N and. KDM Stable's Bullet Speed with took third-place honors.
Local favorite, Eddie and Kathy Davis' Nova Artist, driven by, took an unsuccessful shot at the winner on the backstretch before stopping on the far turn. Nova Artist drew post 1 with Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar and Steve Iaquinta's sharp Adventure Bound with , alongside.
Its That Time with Eddie Dennis moves up after winning the Delaware Special in a lifetime best 1:49.3, last Thursday. Mustang Art cut out that pace withto finish second. Bettor's Edge arrives from Yonkers for Burke Racing, Weaver-Bruscemi and M1 Stable.
The high powered 15-race card also features an $18,000 3&4-Year-Old Open pace and three $15,000 events. All but two races boast $10,000 or higher purses.
Beginning tomorrow, Dec. 20 through Dec. 28, there will be a respite from racing with the annual Christmas Holiday Break. Live racing will resume on Sunday, Dec. 29 at 5:30 p.m. post time.
From everyone at Dover Downs, Have A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
by Marv Bachrad for Dover Downs