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HARRINGTON, DE  - The 74th season of live harness racing at Harrington Raceway came to a close on a beautiful fall evening in central Delaware where a 12-race program was contested. Driver Allan Davis claimed his second driving title at the track with a meet best 64 wins. Montrell Teague, Art Stafford Jr., Tony Morgan and Victor Kirby rounded out the top five. The 44-year-old Davis is the son of local legend, driver Eddie Davis, who won more than 8,300 races in his driving career. Meanwhile, Jim King Jr. who has one of the top barns in North America, notched his first training title at Harrington, and completed a sweep of the Delaware circuit after winning the Dover Downs training title for the 2019-20 season. Joe Hundertpfund, Chuck Crissman, Nick Callahan, Clyde Francis (tie) and Mike Hall (tie) completed the top five in the trainer standings. King and his wife Jo Ann Looney-King manage a powerful stable on the west side of Harrington, which includes 2019 Dan Patch Horse of the Year Shartin N and 2019 2-year-old pacing filly honoree Lyons Sentinel among many other top horses. The Delaware Valley Chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association voted Monty's Play the horse of the meet. Monty's Play, a son of Shadow Play, had 7 wins in 10 starts and raced for three different trainers, Joe Hundertpfund, Jason Lynch and most recently Phil Mitchell. Monty's Play was claimed twice at the meet. In the feature on the closing night card, Zippet Racing Stable's Our White Knight ($4.20, Russell Foster) was a 1:55.4 winner in a $12,000 conditioned trotting event for trainer Jay Gannon. The second race saw a familiar pedigree in George Teague's Letstrytowgleagain ($2.40, Teague), who scored a 1:55 win for trainer Clyde Francis. The son of Mr. Wiggles is a full brother to 2015 Horse of the Year Wiggle It Jiggleit. The live racing circuit in Delaware shifts to Dover Downs, which will conduct live racing on a Monday through Thursday schedule beginning November 2. by Matt Sparacino, for Harrington Raceway

HARRINGTON, DE. - Harrington Raceway's leading driver, Allan Davis, won three races on the Monday harness racing program. Davis, who currently leads Art Stafford Jr. and Montrell Teague in the standings, piloted winners in the 4th aboard Cousin Brucie ($7.60), 7th with Remember Me Vk ($6.40) and 8th with Cespedes Z Tam ($5.40). In the $13,500 feature, the aforementioned Stafford Jr. piloted Calvin K ($8.20) to a 1:52.2 win over Sicily and Sweet Sun Daze. Co-owned and trained by Stafford Jr., with his father Arthur, it was the 13th career win for Calvin K, a 6-year-old Classic Card Shark gelding. Teague and Bret Brittingham each registered a driving double. by Matt Sparacino, for Harrington Raceway    

HARRINGTON, DE - George Leager's Slick Tony ($3.60, Tony Morgan) registered his third straight win in 1:51.4 in the $18,000 Open and driver Allan Davis had four wins to highlight the Harrington Raceway Monday program. Slick Tony (No Spin Zone) seized early control from Proper One to the opening quarter mile in 27.1 seconds, while second choice Shnitzledosomethin mounted a first-over attack as the half-mile was reached in 56.3 seconds. As they headed to three-quarters in 1:24.1, Slick Tony gained separation and was an open length winner in 1:51.4. Proper One was second with Shnitzledosomethin third. It was his 40th career win.   On the undercard, Jason Lynch's Monty's Play ($5.20, Lynch), notched his 4th straight win, three were from post eight, with a 1:53.1 victory in a $14,000 claiming pace. Lynch positioned the 4-year-old Shadow Play gelding second over where he initiated his patented late kick in well-timed fashion for his 9th win of the year. Davis, the current leading driver at the meet, guided Itaintezbeincheesy ($14.80), Q's Cruise ($3), Sweet Rock ($4.00) and Billion Dollar Day ($6) to victory. Montrell Teague had a driving double. by Matt Sparacino, for Harrington Delaware  

HARRINGTON, Del. - Legacy Racing of Delaware's Empress Deo ($6.20, Allan Davis) was a 1:55.1 winner in the $16,000 Mares Open Tuesday at Harrington Raceway. It was one of four wins on the card for Davis, who guided the 8-year-old Rocknroll Hanover harness racing mare to her 34th career win in front stepping style over Nerida Franco N and Shesarocker. Trained by Wayne Givens, "Deo" has banked nearly $70,000 in 2019 and more than $625,000 in her career. Artistic Madison($3.40, Sean Bier) had a successful Delaware debut as the 8-year-old Artistic Fella mare was a 1:54.4 winner for owner James Downer. She had been racing in Canada prior to being sent to trainer Crissy Crissman-Bier. Youngster Coromandel improved to 2-for-2 lifetime for owner/trainer/driver Ross Wolfenden with a 1:56.2 winner. The Artiscape filly has upcoming New York Sire Stakes engagements after winning two successive overnight events.   Matthew Sparacino

Ft. Washington, MD --- When an Open Pace goes a middle half of :58, chances of winning from last are greatly reduced. Someone forgot to tell Al's Hammered and Allan Davis. The duo parlayed a second over trip to victory in 1:53.1 on a track rated sloppy on Sunday night (Sept. 23) at Rosecroft Raceway. Tyler Davis and All The Cookies looped Hickory Aloha out of the gate and cut fractions of :27.1, :56.3, and 1:25.1. Machamillion N (Jonathan Roberts) took the first over plunge and went after the leader, but started to stall at the three-quarter pole and Davis had to check up an overloaded Al's Hammered before heading three-wide and launching the winning rally. His last quarter was :27.3 and he held off pocket sitting Hickory Aloha (Timmy Offutt) by inches and paid $7.80 to win. It was career win 43 for the son of Droppinthehammer who is owned by Eddie and Kathleen Davis and trained by Martin Davis. It was one of three wins on the card for Allan Davis who won a conditioned trot with Harry and Carolyn Smith's Don Dorado for trainer Andrew Fulton and a Maryland Sires Stakes preliminary with Remarkable De Vie in 1:59.2. The freshman son of Charlie De Vie is owned by Steven Mullen and trained by Syl King Jr. Russell Foster had a driving triple. Foster scored in the winners over $6,000 last five pace with OK Fantastic for Bill Sartin. The son of Mach Three won in 1:52.4 for trainer Joe Hundertpfund Jr. Foster also notched wins with Arty Foster III's Beach Art ($7.80) for trainer Arty Foster Jr. and Anotherbugga ($7.40) for owner-trainer John Bell. Sean Bier took the $10,000 Open II category with I'm Supersonic A. The Mach Three gelding owned by Christine Crissman-Bier and Joan Hamstead held off pocket sitting Wichita Lineman to win in 1:52.4. Frank Milby had a solid night in the rain notching a pair of victories for trainer John Hollingsworth as Boot Leg won the opener for the Twin Ponds Stable and Abelard Hanover earned his 55th career win. The classy son of Rocknroll Hanover is owned by Suzanne Waskey and Four Maples Stable. John Wagner scored with his own Electric Albert ($3.60) who moved to the lead past longshot Majestos after the opening quarter for trainer Arlene Cameron. Wagner also guided Anna B to a win in a Maryland Sires Stake preliminary in 1:58.2 for owner-trainer Roger Hans. Jonathan Roberts scored in the last non-betting early race with Iron Mine Branch LLC's I Deliver for trainer Greg Haverstick in 1:59.3. Smart Rokker and Declan Donoway had the fastest mile of the night, uncorking a pacesetting 1:52.1 score for owner Carolyn Boyce and trainer Brian Malone. by Pete Medhurst, for Rosecroft Raceway 

DOVER, Del. --- I Like My Boss made it two straight wins as harness racing driver Allan Davis drove the former Delaware-sired champion to a1:54.1 victory in the $13,000 Winners-Over trot on Tusday, Nov. 28 at Dover Downs. Allan Davis ;eft fast with I Like My Boss and then took no prisoners along the way scoring a1:54.2 victory in the top trot on the program. Hollywood Highway (Corey Callahan) closed strongly in the stretch to take second with Marley's Guy (Tm Tetrick) third. Bob Shahan trains the Don Boss Vita-Wild One six-year-old gelding who he owns with Jimmy and A.M. Parsons. The victory was the sixth of the season along with eight seconds and seven thirds in 40 starts this year banking $91,556 and $478,820 lifetime. A pair of 11-1 shots were separated by a short nose at the wire in 1:54.4 when Russell Foster-driven The Lion Sleeps came back on the inside to nip Ideal Hudson (Donnie Long) in a tight photo. 3-1 Wonderful World (Sean Bier) was a close third in the $13,000 female pace. It was a double for driver Foster and his dad, owner, trainer Arty Foster Jr. In a $12,000 Mares pace,Take Em was Corey Callahan's second win on the card. Trained by Bob Reeser for Shirley LeVin, it was the Palone Ranger-Fighting Major Usa sophomore filly's third win this year upping her seasonal payroll to $52,770. Imaryabeaver (Tetrick) was next in front of Goin Again (Vince Copeland) in the 1:52 mile. Five drivers had two wins each, Tim Tetrick, Corey Callahan, Allan Davis, Jonathan Roberts and Russell Foster. Arty Foster Jr. had an owner-tainer double. A $25,000 Mares Open pace and two $20,000 DSBF consolation races top the Wednesday 13-race card. The biggest day in Delaware harness racing is set for this Thursday, Nov. 30. Downbytheseaside and Free The Dragon, the two highest-rated pacers in this year's Hambletonian Society-Breeders Crown weekly poll meet among eight starters in the $308,060 Hap Hansen Progress Pace. In addition four $100,000 DSBF finals are on the line, on the same program. Monday through Thursday. post time is 4:30 p.m. The daily program features a 50-cent Pick 5 (races 2-6) and a late daily double ( races 12 and 13). General parking and admission are free. Reservations are suggested for the Winner's Circle Restaurant's acclaimed Buffet and for the 4-star Dover Downs Hotel. Call 302-674-4600.Top harness and thoroughbred races are featured in the Racing and Sports Book daily for 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. TWO DSBF $20,000 CONSOLATIONS, $25,000 MARES OPEN AT DOVER Two $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund DSBF) consolation races, one for two-year-old filly trotters, the other for pacers, and a $25,000 Mares Open pace highlight the 13-race card on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at Dover Downs. In the leadoff $20,000 DSBF two-year-old colt pace consolation, Paul and Lorie Davis and Preston Burris’ Fulla Nitro  with Jonathan Roberts, drew the rail meeting Gary Simpson and Eric Good’s Swift Armour and Allan Davis and Garnet O’Marrow’s homebred Seboomook Copper, driven by Wayne Long. Diabolical Spin (Russell Foster) is the favorite in the $20,000 Filly Pace. Don Reed and George Wagner’s Whistlers Sister (Allan Davis) drew the rail while Frank Johnson’s River Dreams (Tony Morgan) are chief threats.] Jag Out (Tim Tetrick), owned by Hochsprung, JL Benson and Nick Surick stables, returns after two races at Yonkers to meet seven hard-hitting females in the $25,000 Mares Open pace. Gary Ewing’s Sweet Bobbie (Art Stafford Jr.) has been in rare form lately ringing up two wins in her last three races. Bryan Truitt’s Enhance Your Mind (Vic Kirby) has returned to the form that earned her Horse of the Meet honors last season. While Brian Malone’s sharp Hostess Lisa (Morgan) drew the rail, Jo Ann Looney King’s Purrfect Bags (Montrell Teague) is burdened by post 8. Mike Casalino’s Nat A Virgin (Callahan) scored a come-from-behind win, while Mike Hall’s St. Kitts (Roberts) was a strong second last week. Another newcomer is Joe Davino, Pat O’Brian and Brad Shackman’s Keystone Riptide (Ross Wolfenden) in from Yonkers. Thursday is the biggest day in Delaware harness racing featuring the $308,060 Hap Hansen Progress Pace (HHPP) led by sensational $1-million winning sophomores Downbytheseaside and Free The Terror, plus all four $100-thousand DSBF Two-Year-Old Finals. Dover Downs now features a 50-cent Pick 5 wager starting with the 2nd race through the 6th. A late daily double is carded for the 12th and 13th races. Dover Downs races four days a week, Monday through Thursday with post time at 4:30 p.m. Fine food is available while watching the races at the acclaimed Winner's Circle Restaurant Buffet. Call 302-674-4600 for reservations. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred races each day from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight in the Race and Sports Book. Marv Bachrad

HARRINGTON, Del. - Nanticoke Racing, Ed Maas III and Arlene Paisley's Terror At Night ($12.80, Allan Davis) was a 1:53.3 winner in the $16,000 harness racing mares Open Tuesday at Harrington Raceway. There was a calvalry charge for the early lead, but when the dust settled, Terror At Night was the early leader through an opening quarter mile in 27 seconds. The seven pacers marched to the half mile in 56.3 and three-quarters in 1:25.1. Terror At Night held off pocket sitting Matinee Dragon to the wire for a narrow win. Purrfect Bags was third. Trained by Les Givens, it was the third win of the year for Terror At Night, a 4-year-old Western Terror mare. Gary Ewing's Sweet Bobbie ($8.20, Art Stafford Jr.) won her second in a row on the undercard in a $10,000 pace for owner/trainer Gary Ewing. Allan Davis won four races on the program. Jon Roberts had a driving triple. Matthew Sparacino

HARRINGTON, Del. - Harness racing driver Allan Davis registered his 2,000th career win aboard Nice Trip ($6) Tuesday in 1:55.4 at Harrington Raceway. Nice Trip edged clear of pacesetter Together Again N in mid-stretch for her third win of the season, giving Davis, the Smyrna native, the milestone. Davis, 41, is currently third in the Harrington driver standings behind Victor Kirby and Ross Wolfenden. Brian Malone's Hostess Lisa ($16, Tony Morgan) was an upset winner in 1:54 in the $17,500 Mares Open. St Kitts, last week's winner, was a loose leader early at odds of 14-to-1 to an opening quarter in 27.4. She led the field of seven pacers to the half-mile in 56.2 seconds while favorite Newborn Sassy mounted a second-over attack. St Kitts remained the boss to three-quarters in 1:25.2 while Newborn Sassy, Hostess Lisa and Apple Bottom Jeans circled up wide on the final turn. Hostess Lisa split horses late and was a narrow winner over Newborn Sassy and Apple Bottom Jeans. Hostess Lisa, a daughter of Sagebrush, was trained by her owner to her 33rd career win. Matthew Sparacino

HARRINGTON, Del. - Harness racing trainer Bob Shahan and driver Allan Davis teamed up to win with a trio of trotters in successive races Wednesday at Harrington Raceway. Shahan and Davis joined forces to win with Royal Half ($4.60), Six Gun Hall ($3.20) and Kent County ($5.40) in races 2 through 4. Royal Half, owned by David Hamm, is a 4-year-old Rc Royalty mare who has won the first two starts of her career... Shahan, a Harrington native, has enjoyed success as a horseman for approximately 40 years with many top trotters on the circuit. Davis won a fourth race on the program with Explosive Jet ($4), who had her photograph taken for the second straight week. Brian Malone-trained Nowucit Nowudont ($4, Jon Roberts) captured the Wednesday feature for owner Carrie Malone with a 1:56 triumph in an $11,000 conditioned trot. Shahan-trained I Like My Boss finished second, effectively thwarting his effort to win four straight races. Jason Lynch and James Jacobs' Rock The Town ($2.40, Lynch) notched his third straight win in 1:57.4 for his co-owner/trainer/driver. Matthew Sparacino

DOVER, Del.--- Empress Deo does it again coming from last to win her third consecutive harness racing $20,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap pace at Dover Downs on a mild Tuesday, Dec. .27. Driver George Dennis collected four wins. Leaving from the outside in a strong field of seven female pacers, Empress Deo was again not heard from until late in a 1:53.3 mile but in the stretch Allan Davis sent the Rocknroll Hanover-Little Miss K five-year-old into overdrive streaking past six opponents to score her seventh victory of 2017 for trainer Wayne Givens' Legacy Racing Of Delaware. It was an all-out battle for the front in the lane with Elliesjet N (Jonathan Roberts), Purrfect Bags (Vic Kirby) and race-favorite Lightning Mach N (Tim Tetrick), along the passing lane, across the track with Empress Deo blurring past in the final strides. Elliesjet N finished second in front of Lightning Mach N, who came into the event with a perfect three-for-three wins in her first U.S. starts. Empress Deo has won her last three in-a-row and four of her last five starts with the only blemish, a second, beaten by a nose. Of her eight races since the meet began, she also has two other second place finishes and all eight purse checks. She completes this year earning $171,633 and $352,061 lifetime. In the sub-feature $15,000 Filly and mare Winners-Over pace, owner-trainer Bryan Truitt's Enhance Your Mind overwhelmed her challengers as driver Vic Kirby won-for-fun in 1:52 by open lengths. A four-year-old daughter of Riggins-Enhance The Night, Enhance Your Mind won for the eighth time this year banking $95,770. B Stern (Montrell Teague) was second. Arts Jem (Tetrick) was third. On the undercard, JL Wonder Woman scored her fourth win in a row in1:53 taking a $9.000 distaff pace. Driver Vic Kirby and Matt Ivory own the Feelin Friskie-One Wild Woman filly who won for the sixth time this campaign. The Ohio-bred has won $62,955 this year. George Dennis who won three races Monday, added another four including both halves of the daily double, to give him seven in two nights. Ross Wolfenden, Jim Morand, Allan Davis, Vic Kirby and trainer Wayne Givens had two wins apiece. IL MAGO SEEKS THIRD STRAIGHT IN $20,000 HANDICAP TROT FEATURE Il Mago, fresh from consecutive wins looks for another $20,000 Open/Handicap trot in the Wednesday, Dec. 28 feature race on a strong all trot at Dover Downs. Tim Tetrick was at the controls for both victories but this week he must leave from the outside in the eight-horse field. CC Racing owns the Canadian-bred seven-year-old who has won eight-times this year. Bill Lambos and Dionisios Liberatos’ B Yoyo driven by Joe Bongiorno has been consistent in recent starts with two wins, four seconds in his last seven top class races at Eastern tracks leads the contenders. Tag Up And Go with Bret Brittingham driving for Brian Clark and Adams Racing finished a strong second last start. Vic Kirby will pilot Richard Pollucci’s Frost Free Hanover. Frank Chick’s Awsome Valley will be driven by George Dennis. Callam Racing’s sturdy regular Spunky Jack gets a good trip from the rail. Its Payday Friday, a recent local winner with Corey Callahan has upset credentials as does trainer Antonio Buttitta’s hard-hitting Muscerene with Tony Morgan in the bike. Two $15,000 Winners-Over trots for 3,4& 5-Year-Olds lead the undercard. In one, Steel Reserve, owned by Chris Giaccio and trainer-driver Vic Kirby, spent most of his last start on the outside racing first-over and still was only 2-1/2 lengths off at the finish. Jim Moore’s Royal Becca K (Jack Parker Jr.) is rounding back to top form. Barbara Kirby’s Myclaimtovictory (Ross Wolfenden) has won two of his last three. The second division features Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar, Steve Iaquinta and Minisink Farms’ Celebrity Pegasus (Art Stafford) who just missed finished second last time, Bluebird Reverend (Montrell Teague), an Indiana-bred champion, owned by Dennis, Johannsen, Case and trainer Bob Reeser and three horses which won their most recent. Delbert Cain and Nanticoke Racing’s Delaware champ, the fast Go Byem (Jim Morand), I Like My Boss (Yannick Gingras), a winner for owner-trainer Bob Shahan and Martin Sternberg and Stake Your Claim Stable’s Uva Hanover (Morgan) starting from the outside.     Weekday post time for Monday through Thursday racing is 4:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays are dark days. Parking and admission are free. Reservations are suggested for the popular Winner's Circle Restaurant's acclaimed Buffet and for the 4-star Dover Downs Hotel. Call 302-674-4600. Simulcasting of top harness and thoroughbred racing plus 3-game parleys of NFL games is available in the Dover Downs Sports Book, daily from 12 Noon to 12 Midnight. Marv Bachrad

Harness racing driver Victor Kirby was at it again, driving five winners while for the second straight week and third time in four starts, Empress Deo rallied to score a come-from-behind victory in the Tuesday, Dec. 13th $20,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap at Dover Downs. While Elliesjet N (Jonathan Roberts) and Inittowinafortune (Corey Callahan) battled for the early lead and Purrfect Bags (Vic Kirby) and Scandalicious (Tim Tetrick) joined the action on the backstretch, Allan Davis waited until the top of stretch before unleashing Empress Deo and the five-year-old daughter of Rocknroll Hanover-Kittle Miss K streaked to the finish line for a 1:51.4 triumph. Scandalicious finished second in front of Purrfect Bags. Legacy Racing owns the six-time winner this year who now has won $159,633. It was the second win of the day for driver Davis and trainer Wayne Givens. A race earlier, Vic Kirby picked up his fourth win of five on the card directing Rich Pollucci's Mischief Maker N home in 1:52.2. Jim King conditions the Jereme's Jet-Invisage mare, now a seven-time winner this year while banking $51,381. Sweet Bobbie was runner-up. Shine N Shimmer (George Dennis) was third. Not only did Vic Kirby drive five winners during the program, he also was a two-time winning owner. Corey Callahan and Yannick Gingras also had two driving wins while trainer Wayne Givens also had a double. IL MAGO TAKES ON THREE OTHER WINNERS LAST TIME OUT Four horses including last week’s $20,000 Open/Handicap trot winner Il Mago, collide in the Wednesday, Dec. 14 feature race on a strong trotting dominated card at Dover Downs. Theresademoninme, owned by Mike Casalino and trainer Dylan Davis has won his last two in a row and three of his last four races with Jonathan Roberts driving, while razor-sharp trainer Ed Gannon Jr. with Yannick Gingras in the bike and Winbak Charles M and B Yoyo, owned by Bill Lambos and Dionisios Liberatos, with Corey Callahan, each won their previous starts and will step up to meet CC Racing’s Il Mago handled by Tim Tetrick. Glenferrrie Dreamer with Pat Berry is also racing at the top of his game with consecutive seconds after two wins in-a-row for J Craparotta &P Berry Racing. The strong field includes Brian Clark and Adams Racing’s Tag Up And Go with Bret Brittingham from the rail, Richard Pollucci’s Frost Free Hanover driven by Ross Wolfenden, Frank Chick;s Awsome Valley and George Dennis and Boffin driven by Tony Morgan for ACI Stuten AB, Kjell Johansson and trainer Anette Lorentzon. The nine-horse $15,500 Winners-Over trot for 3,4 and 5-Year-Olds is another wide-open affair.  Delbert Cain and Nanticoke Racing’s Go Byem (Jim Morand) returned to winning form last week scoring an impressive 1:54 win. Chris Giaccio and trainer-driver Vic Kirby’s Steel Reserve was a game second. Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar, Steve Iaquinta and Minisink Farms’ Celebrity Pegasus (Art Stafford Jr.) drops down from the Open where he finished third. Bluebird Reverend (Montrell Teague), a champion Indiana bred, drew the rail for Dennis, Johannsen, Case and trainer Bob Reeser in the hard-hitting lineup.  .    This Wednesday and Thursday, post time is 4:30 p.m. Dover Downs is dark on Fridays. Saturdays and Sundays plus all next week, as Dover Downs horsemen observe their usual annual Holiday Break Week through Christmas day. Live racing resumes on Monday, Dec. 26 on a normal schedule. Dover Downs. Simulcasting of top harness and thoroughbred racing in the Dover Downs Sports Book, daily from 12 Noon to 12 Midnight. Marv Bachrad

Bob Shahan and Don Marine's Six Gun Hall ($20, Allan Davis) recorded his second straight win Wednesday at Harrington Raceway with a 1:55.2 harness racing victory in the $17,500 Open Trot. Trained by co-owner Shahan, the 6-year-old Deweycheatumnhowe received a pocket journey behind pacesetter Spunky Jack, before gaining clearance in the stretch for a one length win over favorite Tirade Hanover. Spunky Jack held on for third. It was the 21st career win for Six Gun Hall, who prevailed with lesser on 4-27. The win gave driver Davis a double on the program. Victor Kirby also had two wins. Matthew Sparacino

Nova Artist inched closer to becoming a $1-million winner on Thursday, May 17 to win the feature race holding on for a 1:52.2 harness racing victory at Dover Downs. Allan Davis notched five wins including Nova Artist. Allan Davis moved the nine-year-old son of Real Artist-Avon Lady into the lead approaching the final turn and then opened up entering the stretch but Nova Artist had to survive a four-horse blitz nearing the finish line to win for the second time this season and 45th in his career. Owned by Eddie and Kathy Davis and trained by Martin Davis, the two-time Dover Downs Horse of the Meet, has now won $984,157. People Are Crazy (Vic Kirby) was a head back in second with early leader Native Art (George Dennis) a close-up third. Josh Green conditioned both first-time winners of the daily double. Allan Davis guided Egtravagant Dragon home in 1:57 to win for Karen Feeney and Marge Skyrm while Ross Wolfenden piloted JJ&M and Seafood Delight stable's Seafood Scrappy to a 1:59.1 mark. In addition to Nova Artist and Egtravagant Dragon, Davis' five wins included Tim Torbert and Dylan Davis' Star Guitar in 1:55.1, Fred Hertrich's homebred Mistresstothestars, 1:53, and Muscara Racing's OutrageousdelightN in 1:53.3. Ross Wolfenden drove three wins and owner -trainer Tim Torbert had two winners. Dover Downs is dark on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Monday through Thursday racing begins at 4:30 p.m. When at the track, watch live races and enjoy dining in the Winners Circle Restaurant's acclaimed Harness Racing Buffet. Call 302-674-4600 for reservations. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred racing is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight at Dover Downs where there is no charge for parking and admission. Reservations are suggested for the Winner's Circle Restaurant and for those planning to stay at the 4-star Dover Downs Hotel. Call 302-674-4600.  Marv Bachrad                              

Dover, Del.--- Twice Horse of the Meet Nova Artist scored his first win of 2016 to win one of the Thursday, Jan. 28th harness racing tri-features at Dover Downs.. Nova Artist turned back eight rivals in 1:51.3 to win the$9,000 Male pace to bring his lifetime earnings to just short of seven-digits, $976,197, with his 44th career victory. Fire In The Belly (Vic Kirby) was second with Four Staces (George Dennis) third. Nova Artist is an all Davis family horse. Owned by the Delaware Valley's all-time leading winning driver, Eddie Davis and his wife, Kathy, the nine-year-old son of Real Artist-Avon Lady, is trained by their son Martin Davis and Allan Davis, his driver. Davis also guided Muffmaster to a 1:55 victory in a $9,000 4&5-Year-Old Male pace for trainer Wayne Givens and Legacy Racing of Delaware. A Sportsmaster-Leterrippotatochip gelding, Muffmaster won for the third time this meet. Rocknroll Power (Corey Callahan) was next with River Thames (Jim Morand) the show finishers. Scalped, a six-year-old Bettor's Delight-Spirit Of The West horse owned by trainer Brenda Teague and driven by Montrell Teague won the third co-feature posting a 1:52.2 triumph. Sweet Talkin Satin (Davis) was runner-up. Portrait (Art Stafford Jr.) closed well for third place. Tony Morgan and trainer Joe Skowyra had two winners each. Dover Downs is dark on Friday and Saturday. Live racing resumes Sunday, post time is 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday racing begins at p.m. 4:30 p.m. When at the track, watch the live races and enjoy dining in the Winners Circle Restaurant's acclaimed Harness Racing Buffet. Call 302-674-4600 for reservations. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred racing is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight at Dover Downs where there is no charge for parking and admission. Reservations are suggested for the Winner's Circle Restaurant and for those planning to stay at the 4-star Dover Downs Hotel. Call 302-674-4600. Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del. --- Yannick Gingras has a winning habit Mondays at Dover Downs driving six winners on the Jan. 17 harness racing card. Bad Boy Matt pulled a 10-1 upset in the $27,500 Delaware Special Handicap feature race. Allan Davis unleashed Bad Boy Matt in the stretch closing swiftly to catch front-pacing Captive Audience late in the stretch to post a 1:51.1 victory in the feature. It was the Badlands Hanover-Mattercycle six-year-old gelding’s third win of the meet to go along with a second and three thirds in his last eight starts for trainer Wayne Givens and owners Regginald Hazzard and Legacy Racing. Raritan Bay (Bret Brittingham) also closed well to finish third. The win was the 17th lifetime while banking $251,307. Yannick Gingras, who now has a six-win night to go along with five win appearances and a four in the other of his previous seven Monday appearances at the track. Gingras steered Class Six to the pacers eighth victory in nine races for Weaver Bruscemi and Burke Racing Stable. The five-year-old altered son of Western Ideal-Vs Fu River rolled past Apollo Seelster (Jonathan Roberts) in deep stretch for a personal record 1:52 victory in a $15,000 4&5-Year-Old Male Winners-Over pace. Totally Dreamy (George Dennis) picked up third money. Gingras other winners were Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar and Steve Iaquinta’s Adventure Bound in 1:52.1 in a $14,000 Male Winners-Over; Howard Taylor’s Cashendash Hanover in 1:50.4 winning a $20,000-$25,000 Male Claimer; Tom Lazzaro’s Rocknroll Jewel, a 1:51 win in a $12,500 Male pace and Grantland, owned by Rich Lombardo, C.A. Alley C.L. Atley and JJ&M Stable, in 1:54 taking an $11,500 pace for young males and completed the card guiding Absolute Return Stable’s Baby Kitty to a nose win in 1:54.1 in a $13,500 4&5-Year-Old Male pace. Skyway Gladiator, an 8-1 shot, got up at the wire to win the other $15,000 sub-feature for young male horses in 1:54. Twin B Stingray (Vic Kirby) and Rip N Rock (A.Davis) were in the tight photo and had to settle for second and third respectively. Meet leading trainer Dylan Davis haltered two winners. The top female pacers tangle in the Tuesday feature $20,000 Mares Open pace.   CHEYENNE R0BIN STEPS UP TO $20,000 OPEN AT DOVER TUESDAY Cheyenne Robin, an impressive winner last week, steps up a notch to the $20,000 Mares Open pace on Tuesday, Jan. 19 at Dover Downs​. Post time is 4:30 p.m. The Cheyenne Gang's hard-hitting four-year-old Cheyenne Robin fresh from an impressive victory a week ago, takes on the top female pacers at the track in this week's top mares pace. Chris White's fast finishing Fashion Showdown with Ross Wolfenden has been at the top of her game in recent starts... JFE Enterprise's Scandalicious and Tim Tetrick has been racing well. Howard Taylor's steady Shine N Shimmer will be driven by Allan Davis this time. Jeff Clark's Springforth and George Dennis closed strongly last week. The other contenders are Hearts And Flowers and No Respect leaving from the rail. A strong undercard is topped by a $15,500 4&&5-Year-Old Mares pace tops the strong undercard. Among the nine starters are Eric Becker's Flying Nun (Tyler Davis), Gary Ewing's Sweet Bobbie (Callahan) and Fashion Rocker (Wolfenden). Monday through Thursday racing starts at 4:30 p.m. No live racing on Friday and Saturday. Sunday post time is 5:30 p.m. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred racing is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. There is no charge for parking and admission. Reservations are suggested for the Winner's Circle Restaurant and for those planning to stay at Dover Downs Hotel. Call 302-674-4600. Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del. --- Veteran pacer Special T Rocks returned to the winner's circle following a 1:51.3 victory in the Sunday feature race, after an early light snow shower over a 'good' harness racing track at Dover Downs on Jan. 17. Too Darn Hot won the $20,000-$25,000 Claimer and Brioni took his fourth straight. Driver Ross Wolfenden had a four-win night. Allan Davis piloted $497,149 and 34th lifetime winner Special T Rocks, an eight-year-old altered son of Rocknroll Hanover-Ladys Special, to his first win of the meet scoring a 1:51.3 triumph in a $9,000 Male pace for trainer Joe Hundertpfund and owner John Cancelliere. Allstar Preview (George Dennis) closed for second in front of Shellysblockbuster (Vic Copeland) third. In the sub-feature $20,000-$25,000 4&5-Year-Old Claiming Handicap, Jason Lynch and Too Darn Hot quick-stepped past leader If You Want Fire (A.Davis) on the backstretch and then opened up on the way to a 1:52.3 lifetime record victory. Three Day Forecast (Tony Morgan) was runner-up. Big Secret (Jonathan Roberts) collected third money. Trainer-driver Lynch and Jim Jacobs own the four-year-old Rocknroll Hnaover-Kiss Me Kate winning gelding. Claimed for $10,000 last month, Briono stepped up to the $15,000 ranks and won for the fourth consecutive start and six of his previous seven outings. The Four Starzzz-Shark-Armbro Bahama gelding is owned by trainer Arty Foster. Marcus Miller has been his regular winning driver. Ross Wolfenden led the drivers with four wins. Allan Davis had three wins as did trainer Joe Hundertpfund, Tony Morgan notched a double.Trainer Tim Crissman, owner Crissman Inc. and owner Arty Foster also haltered two wins each. CAPTIVE AUDIENCE SEEKS REPEAT IN $27,500 DELAWARE SPECIAL Following a wire-to-wire victory from the rail in last week’s $27,500 Delaware Special, Captive Audience and Yannick Gingras start from the outside this week in the Martin Luther King feature race at Dover Downs on Monday, Jan. 18. Post time for racing is4:30 p.m. Al “Rusty” Carter and trainer Doug Lewis own the ultra-sharp Captive Audience, who racked up two wins, a second and a third in starts since early December gets the nod as favorite in the select field of six. Janet Hudson’s Just A Jolt, after a week off, finally gets a better starting post this week with Tim Tetrick driving. Max Walton and Greg Papleo’s Mustang Art, handled by Brett Miller, winner of this event two weeks ago, and Reggie Hazzard and Legacy Racing’s Bad Boy Matt, second last Monday, with Allan Davis are joined by  driver Art Stafford and brother Andrew Stafford’s Framed Art, who makes a major changed starting from the rail instead of outside, last week. Elizabeth Brittingham’s Raritan Bay, reined by Bret Brittingham) drew alongside. The $15,000 4&5-Year-Old Male pace is highly competitive. Three starters won last week. Weaver Bruscemi and Burke Racing’s Class Six (Gingras) has two straight wins and seven in his last eight starts, Art Stafford and trainer-driver Art Stafford Jr.’s Blazing Bobby Sox is on a tier himself with four winners in five starts, and Denise Davis, Sharon White and Legacy Racing’s Casey At Bat (A.Davis) has been impressive in his six starts since arriving from Chicago with three wins. Kapildeo Singh’s Apollo Seelster (Jonathan Roberts) has the rail, and Frank Chick’s Totally Dreamy (George Dennis) finished second in their last starts. Kathleen Brewer’s Quick Shot (Tony Morgan) and Rich Lombardo, Baron Racing and Josh Green’s Sectionline Rocks (Tetrick) cannot be overlooked. Topping a strong undercard, Little Ben (Tetrick) racing for Janet Hudson and JoAnn Looney-King, takes on Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar and Steve Iaquinta’s sharp Adventure Bound (Gingras), Reg Hazzard and legacy Racing’s Papa Ray (A.Davis) and Robbins Next Farm’s Gallic Beach (G.Dennis) a winner of four of his last five in a $14,000 Winners-Over Male pace. Marv Bachrad

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