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Dover, DE - It was a special occasion for owner-trainer Kevin Switzer standing in the winner's circle with his homebred Apple Blossom Jeans winner of the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Two-Year-Old Filly Pace ironically on his 1,000th career training win on Wednesday, Nov. 25 at Dover Downs. Apple Bottom Jeans, who last month impressively won the Harrington $100,000 frosh filly final, recorded her fourth consecutive victory in five starts with a second for KDK Standardbreds as Montrell Teague took the Mr. Apples-Scyilla Hanover black filly right to the lead and never looked back enroute to a lifetime fastest 1:53.3 triumph in the final 2015 $100,000 DSBF test. Eternal Ring who has a win and a second in DSBF prelims was second best. Use Your Noodle, also first and second in prelims, was third for driver Jim Morand. Apple Bottom Jeans has now banked $135,000 in her six Delaware Starts. "She's a pleasure to drive," smiled driver Montrell Teague, "she has been getting better in each of her starts." Trainer Switzer has been a leading horseman at Northeast racetracks is planning to retire and race horses in the First State. "I think [Apple Bottom Jeans] has a lot more to show, added Switzer. In addition to the Delaware program at three, I'll race her in other stakes." In the $100,000 DSBF consolation, Vic Kirby whirled Cougar Creek away from post 8 and moved into the lead early and then set the tempo for a 1:55.1 career best for trainer Jim King and wife JoaAnn Looney King. It was the second win for the Dream Away-Fire One Up first-year performer who boasts earnings of $27,425. Fiftyshadesofrusty (George Dennis), the race favorite, had to settle for second. Dance My Way (Corey Callahan) was third. Tirade Hanover, reined by meet leading driver Corey Callahan, held off a passing lane charge from Hemi Seelster (Ross Wolfenden) to win the $21,000 Open Handicap trot in 1:54. Cashontherocs (Allan Davis) was the show horse. Callahan, Tony Morgan, Allan Davis, owner Tina Clark, trainers Bobby Clark and Bob Shahan, all won two races. There is no live racing on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day. Friday, Saturday and Sunday are dark live racing days at Dover. Downs. Monday through Thursday racing begins at 4:30 p.m. by Marv Bachrad, for Dover Downs

Dover, DE - Chipoffthewall swept to victory in the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Two-Year-Old Male Trot at Dover Downs on Tuesday, Nov. 24. Tim Tetrick drove three winners. With North America's second-leading driver, Tony Morgan, at the controls, the altered black son of Master Lavec-Off the Wall again dominated the DSBF freshman ranks while setting a new track record for age, gender and gait of 1:58.4 posting his fifth win in his last six outings. The only mar on his recent record is in the $100,000 DSBF Final at Harrington where after reaching the finish line with 9 ½ lengths to spare, but was taken down and placed last for an early race interference. Veteran horseman Syl King leases and trains Chipoffthewall, who now has earned $101,440 this campaign. Longshot Seafood Scrappy (Ross Wolfenden) finished second. Boston Malibu (Allan Davis) took show money. On the regular program in a $15,500 3,4&5-Year-OldFilly and Mare pace, Bob Bailey's sharp Duneside Chella, trained by Ryan Bailey, made it two wins-in-a-row winning the stretch battle in 1:52.4 giving Tony Morgan his second win of the day. American Truth (Tim Tetrick) nosed out Sweet Bobbie by a nose for second place. Elliesjet N remains undefeated after five starts in the U.S. as Art Stafford Jr. piloted the Jereme's Jet-Elle Mary Rose six-year-old black mare to a 1:52.4 triumph in a $14,000 distaff pace for young females. Art Stafford Jr. steered the winner for trainer Josh Parker, Evans, Spedden and Nanticoke Race own the New Zealand import. Playcardswithroddy (George Dennis) was runner-up. Lady Beth (Wolfenden) was third. Bay Pond Racing's Hearts N Flowers got up in 1:52.3 to win the $14,000 mares Winners Over pace with Allan Davis driving for trainer Wayne Givens. Tyra (Tetrick) was second with Handsoffmycookie (Morgan) third. It was the eighth win this year in 36 starts for the Artiscape-Hasty Dewar six-year-old. Tim Tetrick went off at 21-1 driving Powerful Honey in a Delaware $5,000 Mares pace. Tetrick rallied the six-year-old Powerful Toy-Honeycakes distaff from seventh after the half, to loop the field on the way to a 1:56.1 victory for trainer Willard Reynolds and owners Howard and Linda Dege. Coupled with Smile Cam (George Dennis) the 6-2 exacta returned $466.30 and with Quick Pulse Daisy (Vic Kirby), third, the 6-28 trifecta paid $2,173. The fourth and final 2015 $100,000 DSBF two-year-old title event spotlights the filly pacers in the Wednesday feature race. There is no live racing on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day. Monday through Thursday racing begins at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday are dark live racing days at Dover Downs. A $5,000 Guaranteed Pick-4 Pool is featured daily. The Winner's Circle Buffet is back for those watching races and dinning in the Winner's Circle Restaurant. 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 At Dover Downs, there is no charge for parking and admission. Harness and thoroughbred simulcasts is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. by Marv Bachrad, for Dover Downs

DOVER, Del.--- Apple Bottom Jean, Use Your Noodle and Rowdy Patti, winners last week, lead eight to the starting gate in the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Two-Year-Old Filly Pace Final. The week's top overnight trot, the $20,000 Open, shares top billing on Wednesday, Nov. 25 at Dover Downs. First post is 4:30 p.m. KDK Standardbred's Apple Bottom Jean and reinsman Montrell Teague, seeks a championship repeat. The black filly won the $100,000 Harrington Final in October, Last Wednesday, Use Your Noodle, owned by Henry Faragalli III, Art Feeney, Trevor Johnson and Nanticoke Racing, scored the fastest prelim win, with Jim Morand in the bike. Two other 20,000 prelim winners are Rowdy Patti, trained and driven by Bryan Truitt, who co-owns the filly with Roland Hall, Bobby Glassmeyer's Eternal Rings and driver Jonathan Roberts and Joe Thomas' Mortgage Bags who was an 86-1 longshot winner. The rest of the competitive field is made up by Garnet O'Marrow's Seboomook Up-Town with Allan Davis, second in last month's $100,000 DSBF Final at Harrington, Delle Donne, with Ross Wolfenden driving for Brit Evans, Tina Clark and Foulk Stables, and Reuben and trainer Michelle King's Skats Outa The Bags and Vic Kirby. Carter Racing's Fiftyshadesofrusty (Tony Morgan), JoAnn King's Cougar Creek (Kirby) and trainer Bob Wyatt, Bill Kinnamon and Lou Wyatt's Hairway To Heaven (George Denis) lead the $20,000 DSBF Consolation Pace. Barbara Boese and trainer Joe Skowyra's recent claim Prayer Session, from post 8, Callam Racings sharp Spunky Jack (Roger Plante), Powerful Charger (Kirby) racing for trainer Jim King and Tim Tetrick, trainer Leigh Raymer, Moss and the Solomons' Tirade Hanover and highly thought-of Hemi Seelster (Wolfenden) owned by Carl Atley, Bob LeBlanc and Rich Lombardo are among a field of nine in the $20,000 Open trot feature on the regular program. With the exception of this Thursday, when there is no racing on Thanksgiving Day, Monday through Thursday post time is 4:30 p.m. There is no live racing Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. On behalf of Dover Downs management and horsemen, Have a Happy Thanksgiving! Watch the races and enjoy dining in the Winners Circle Restaurant. 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. by Marv Bachrad, for Dover Downs

Triple Bottom Line pulled a 7-1 upset to win the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Two-Year-Old Filly Trot while Wiggle It Jiggleit downed eight rivals for his 21st victory of the season in the Hap Hansen Progress Pace at Dover Downs on Monday, Nov. 23. Veteran trainer-driver Jeff Fout found the passing lane to his liking overtaking dueling leaders Cicada's Song, who cut the mile for Carlo Poliseno from outside post 8, and challenger Epic Smash and Pat Berry who battled on the outside from the backstretch on until the final strides when Triple Bottom Line flew down the lane to post a 2:00.4 victory. It was the second trip to the winner's circle in eight starts for the three-time second -place finisher bred and owned by Winbak Farm. The CR Commando-Current Yield freshman now has won $75,800 this campaign. Cicada's Song and Epic Smash were second and third respectively. While the DSBF $100,000 final was the biggest purse event on the card, one of the biggest crowds of the early meet came to see George Teague Inc.'s Wiggle It Jiggleit. And they were not disappointed. The dark-bay world champion conditioned by Clyde Francis, rolled away from the starting gate to take the lead. Twenty-four-year-old driver Montrell Teague never looked back negotiating a :26 opening quarter, :54.4 half and took his eight foes to the three-quarters in 1:22.1. A :26.4 final panel gave the Mr. Wiggles-Mozzi Hanover offspring a decisive victory. A Delaware-sired 58-1 shot, Remember Me VK sat second the mile and stayed there for driver Eric Goodell with Dealt A Winner and David Miller, who took a shot at the leader on the backstretch holding on for third. Montrell Teague also drove the winner of the $20,000 DSBF Consolation trot steering owner-trainer Kevin Switzer's Jasmine K, a Master Lavec-Visioness K filly home in 2:04.4. Rhythm N Blues (Ross Wolfenden) was second in front of Devlin (Poliseno), third. Marchs Miller piloted Swing City, the only three-year-old in the $15,500 3,4&5-Year-Old Male pace on the undercard. Nick Surick, trains and co-owns the United Ace-Cyber Cities gelding with R.S.Ruffolo and Ervin Miller Stables. Brody (Sean Bier) and B's Weddie (Ross Wolfenden were second and third. Corey Callahan had a triple while Montrell Teague, Tim Ettrick and Allan Davis, each won two races during the card. Trainer Dylan Davis and owner Tom Lazzaro had triples while trainer Wayne Givens had a double. On Tuesday, another $100,000 DSBF title is on the line for colt and gelding trotters. Monday through Thursday racing begins at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday are dark live racing days at Dover Downs. There is no live racing on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day. A $5,000 Guaranteed Pick-4 Pool is now featured daily. The Winner's Circle Buffet is back for those watching races and dinning in the Winner's Circle Restaurant. At Dover Downs, there is no charge for parking and admission. Harness and thoroughbred simulcasts is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. 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. ---With consecutive prelim wins, Chipoffthewall, leased and trained by Syl King, is the one to beat in the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Male Trot Final while Sweet Bobbie and American Truth head the $15,500 Fillies and Mares pace on the Tuesday, Nov. 24 card at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m. Chipoffthewall, after being disqualified from first last month in the $100,000 DSBF Final at Harrington. Has rebounded with a pair of decisive victories in his two prelims in November. Tony Morgan will drive the race-favorite black gelding. Jane Dunavant's homebred Virginia stakes champion, Elton J, showed his class rallying after being passed to win his prelim last Tuesday. Chris Yochim's Mondello, handled by Art Stafford Jr., has been a sharp second in his last two, but must overcome starting from post 8. Politicised gets driver Tim Tetrick after a just-missed second a week ago. Owner- trainer Bob Shahan and Don Marine's Bosston Malibu, who romped in last month's consolation, starts from post 1 with Allan Davis driving. Seafood Scrappy and Ross Wolfenden shows four thirds in his seven 2015 races for Seafood Delight and J,J&M Stable. Jim Morand will pilot Deborah Warnick's Popcorn Machine, a prelim winner two weeks ago and Bill Hall and trainer Brian Wright's Chrome Master, reined by Eddie Dennis, complete the starting line-up. The rest of the program spotlights filly and mare paces. A $15,500 3,4&5-Year-Old distaff pace tops the regular program. Gary Ewing's Sweet Bobbie (Corey Callahan), JFE Enterprise and Triple D Stable's American Truth and Bob Bailey's Duneside Chella ,fresh from a 10-lengths 1:52.1 win last time, lead a field of nine starters. Also, there is a $14,000 distaff Winners-Over semi-feature featuring JFE Enterprise's Handsoffmycookie (Tony Morgan) and Foulk Stables' Valerya (Callahan), both winners last time out. The final 2015 DSBF $100,000 title is on the line Wednesday highlighting the top Delaware-sired two-year-old filly pacers. Prayer Session and Spunky Jack lead nine in the Wednesday feature, $21,000 Open/Handicap trot, on the regular card. There is no live racing on Thursday as horsemen enjoy the Thanksgiving Day Holiday. Monday through Thursday racing starts at 4:30 p.m. No live racing on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 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. ---- The top 2015 Delaware-sired two-year-old filly trotter will be decided in the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) championship while $2-million winning Wiggle It Jiggleit seeks his 21st triumph of the season in the Hap Hansen Progress Pace elimination on a big Monday program, Nov. 23 at Dover Downs. Epic Smash looks for a duplication of last month's $100,000 Harrington final in the Dover Downs' $100,000 DSBF Final. A winner of four straight, Epic Smash leaves from post 1 for driver Pat Berry, trainer Traci Berry and owners Craparolla and Berry Racing. Her major rival is Jane Dunavant's Ciccada's Song, winner of the Virginia Stakes, driven by trainer Carlo Poliseno. She has won six of her seven races. Her only loss came when she broke stride early in the Harrington final, when odds-on favorite. Donald Marine's Miss Baltimore with driver Tony Morgan. And Iron Mine Branch's Chestnut Chic, piloted by Jim Morand have upset credentials. World champion sophomore gelding George Teague Inc.'s Wiggle It Jiggleit, reined by Montrell Teague, is one of three Delaware-owned starters in a one-race $35,000 elimination for next Monday's $300,000 Hap Hansen Progress Pace. The other First Staters are fast finishing Dude's The Man (Corey Callahan) racing for M&L Of Delaware, the nom de course of Ralph, Roz and Doug Paul, and their partner Victoria Dickinson. The third is Delaware-sired Remember Me VK , driven by Vic Kirby, for Robin West, Ron Benton and Sharon Wyatt, who recently scored an impressive 1:50.2 win. Early this month, Wiggle It Jiggleit romped to victory in the $201,900 Matron Stake at Dover Downs. Among his fast challengers are Jeff Snyder's Dealt A Winner (David Miller), second in the Matron Final. Duane and Connie Roland start Roland N Rock (Jim Morand), an eight-time winner this year. Arque Hanover (Tim Tetrick) has the rail for Howard Taylor, Abe Basen, Tom Lazzaro and Robert Cooper Stables. The sharp Badix Hanover (John Campbell) owned by Richard and Dale Julich, Rodeo Romeo (Andy Miller), racing for Bob Mondillo, Mike Day and Oompa's Farm, and Rock&Roll Stable's Americanprimetime (Tony Morgan) complete the lineup. Monday through Thursday racing begins at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday are dark days. A $5,000 Guaranteed Pick-4 Pool is now featured daily. The Monday Line-Ups at Dover Downs 8th Race -2YO Filly DSBF $100,000 Trot 1. Epic Smash Pat Berry 5-2 2. Princess Politics Wayne Long 25-1 3. Triple Bottom Line Jeff Fout 4-1 4. Miss Baltimore Tony Morgan 9-2 5. Press Corp Art Stafford Jr 20-1 6. Chestnut Chic Jim Morand 30-1 7. Unique Rosa Lene Corey Callahan 30-1 8. Cicada's Song Carlo Poliseno 7-5 -------------------------------------- 10th Race Hap Hansen Progress $35,000 Pace 1. Arque Hanover Tim Tetrick) 6-1 2. Remember Me VK Eric Goodell 8-1 3. Dealt A Winner David Miller 7-2 4. Dude's The Man Corey Callahan 5-1 5. Wiggle It Jiggleit Montrell Teague 8-5 6. Rodeo Romeo Andy Miller 15-1 7. Roland N Rock Jim Morand 25-1 8. Americanprimetime Tony Morgan 20-1 9. Badix Hanover John Campbell 8-1 Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del. ----Epic Smash, drew the rail, Cicada's Song, outside post 8 in the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF)Two-Year-Old Filly Trot Final and Wiggle It Jiggleit heads a nine-horse field in the Hap Hansen Progress Pace elimination on Monday, Nov. 23 at Dover Downs. In the $100,000 DSBF Final, Epic Smash, winner of last month's $100,000 Harrington final brings a four-race win streak and leaves from the rail for driver Pat Berry, trainer Traci Berry and owners Craparolla and Berry Racing. Jane Dunavant's Ciccada's Song also boast impressive past performances. She won last week wire-to-wire and seeks to revenge her performance in the Harrington final when she broke stride and finished out-of-the-money, as odds-on favorite. Trainer Carlo Poliseno drives the six-race winner of seven career starts. Miss Baltimore cannot be overlooked. Owned by Donald Marine with Tony Morgan. Iron Mine Branch's Chestnut Chic is the other prelim winner. Jim Morand will drive for trainer Greg Haverstick. Three of the starters show three straight second place finishes: Winbak Farms' Triple Bottom Line with Jeff Fout driving, Stacy Stafford's Press Corp with Art Stafford Jr. in the bike, and Princess Politics racing for trainer-driver Wayne Long and Wyatt Long. Corey Callahan will drive Ron Silletto and Joe Benedetti's Unique Rosa Lene, who has consecutive third-place finishes. Unshakeable Peace (Eddie Dennis), owned by Kathleen Hayes, Wayne Whitson and E&K Stables, and Jane Dunavant's Devlin (Poliseno) lead the $20,000 DSBF Consolation. Nine fast three-year-olds vie in the $35,000 elimination for the eight starting positions in next Monday's $300,000 Hap Hansen Progress Pace. Heading the impressive list is $2-million winner, world champion George Teague Inc.'s Wiggle It Jiggleit (Montrell Teague), who won the recent $201,900 Matron Stake at Dover Downs. Among challengers are Delaware-sired Remember Me VK (Vic Kirby), a recent 1:50.2 winner for Robin West, Ron Benton and Sharon Wyatt. Another First State-owned contender is the fast Dude's The Man (Corey Callahan) racing for M&L Of Delaware and Victoria Dickinson. Jeff Snyder's Dealt A Winner (David Miller) finished second in the Matron Final. Duane and Connie Roland start Roland N Rock (John Campbell), an eight-time winner this season. Arque Hanover (Brett Miller) has the rail for Howard Taylor, Abe Basen, Tom Lazzaro and Robert Cooper Stables. The sharp Badix Hanover (Andy Miller) owned by Richard and Dale Julich, Rodeo Romeo (Scott Zeron), racing for Bob Mondillo, Mike Day and Oompa's Farm, and Rock&Roll Stable's Americanprimetime (Tony Morfgan) complete the lineup. Canadian speedster and local standout head a field of nine in the $21,000 Filly and Mare Winners-Over pace, the Tuesday feature race. Monday through Thursday racing begins at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday are dark days. A $5,000 Guaranteed Pick-4 Pool is now featured daily. Marv Bachrad  

DOVER, Del. --- With a good chance of winning half of the $100,000 purse, owner-trainer Chuck Perry saw Tim Tetrick did not have a drive in the final, gave him the drive and Tetrick and his Dream Away-March On In colt did the rest scoring a 1:52.4 victory Thursday in the first of four racing day's $100,000 DSBF Finals for Delaware-sired freshmen pacers and drivers. "I was happy to get the drive and I thought the colt was the best in the race," said Tetrick. Hail To The Master, driven by Art Stafford Jr., finished second ending a two-race prelim win streak. Power To Perform was third for Tony Morgan. John's Dream has now won five races in a row of his eight races with two seconds and with the win has banked $102,327 this year. "I was looking for a well-bred broodmare in foal at the Chick's Sale in Harrington," explained Perry. "She was 24-years old and carrying a Dream Away and when she dropped back home, he would be eligible for the Virginia stakes. I named for my young son, that's where John's Dream comes from. I knew he was well bred and because of her age, only had to pay $300 to buy her." Carter Racing Stable's namesake Rusty Carter, winner of last month's DSBF $100,000 Final at Harrington, had to settle for a win in the $20,000 DSBF consolation this time. Corey Callahan guided the altered son of Art Director-Rusty's Joy to his third win in seven starts for trainer Doug Lewis. JW Renegade (John MacKinnon) was a fast closing second in front of Double Miles (Vince Copeland), third. Corey Callahan and Tim Tetrick notched four wins during the card. Trainer Dylan Davis and owner Tom Kemp had doubles. On Monday twin features: the $100,000 DSBF Male Trot Final and Wiggle It Jiggleit leads the $35,000 Hap Hansen Progress Pace elimination. DOVER DOWNS EXTRA                              Everything worked out well for owner-trainer (and usual driver) Chuck Perry in the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Two-Year-Old Male Pace Final. His colt John’s Dream, driven by Tim Tetrick, who did not have a drive in the final, and was winning catch-driver in 1:54.2 over a sloppy track on Thursday (11/19). John’s Dream won his fifth in a row. Including the $44,700 Virginia stakes championship, to up his seasonal bankroll to $102,327. Perry bought March On It, a 24-year-old mare from a Winbak Farm dispersal, at Chick’s Sale in Harrington, for only $300. When John’s Perry was born back home in Virginia, he would be eligible for the Virginia stakes. I named him for my young son,” smiled Perry ----------------------------------------------- Cicada’s Song leaves from outside post 8 in Monday’s $100,000 DSBF Filly Trot Final starting a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday DSBF Finals. Epic Smash will be tough from the rail. Miss Baltimore, Chestnut Chic and Triple Bottom Line lead the contenders.  -------------------------------------- Chipoffthewall, who was disqualified for interference in the $100,000 DSBF Final at Harrington last month, is the one to beat in Tuesday’s $100,000 Male Trot Final. Elton J and Popcorn Machine won their prelims. Mondello finished second in both of his prelims.   -------------------------------- The Wednesday DSBF headliner features two-year-old filly pacers winds up the freshman Delaware stakes. Apple Bottom Jeans, who won the $100,000 Harrington Final and both of her Dover Downs prelims carries a three race win streak. Eternal Rings and Rowdy Patti won one prelim each. -------------------------------------- After an overwhelming 1:49.4 victory in his $201,900 Matron Stake, Wiggle It Jiggleit is back for his next to last start of a brilliant three-year-old season. The 2.1-million dollar winner is the one to beat in a $35,000 elimination on Monday a preview for the Nov. 30 $300,000 Hap Hansen Progress Pace. Nine will start with the ninth-place finisher eliminated from the final.   ------------------------------------------------------------ With four wins Thursday (11/19) Corey Callahan lifts his first-place lead to 33 wins. Tim Tetrick is second with 22 wins. Ross Wolfenden is third with 18 while Tony Morgan has 13, George Dennis 11 and Vic Kirby 10 winners. ----------------------------- Dylan Davis leads the trainer standings haltering 12 winners. Jim King is second with 10. Kevin Lare has five, and Bobby Clark and Doug Lewis four winners each through the first 12 days of the current meet. by Marv Bachrad, for Dover Downs

DOVER, Del. --- Use Your Noodle won the fastest of two $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) second-leg two-year-old filly pace prelims after Apple Bottom Jeans opened the program with a victory. Tough Mac returned to the winner's circle romping in the $20,000 Open Handicap trot at Dover Downs on Wednesday, Nov. 18. Jim Morand left quickly with Use Your Noodle for trainer Les Givens and owners Henry Faragalli III, Art Feeney, Trevor Johnson and Nanticoke Racing. After leading the rest of the 1:54.1 mile before holding off a late charge at the wire. Mortgage Bags (Eddie Dennis) closed strongly from the far outside turning down the lane to shade Fiftyshadesofrusty (George Dennis) by a long nose for his first $20,000 DSBF prelim victory. The daughter of Artzina-LoGophobia filly posted her third win of the year with six seconds in 10 stats. She has banked $45,761 in her rookie year. Apple Bottom Jeans, winner of the Harrington $100,000 DSBF Final, won for the third straight time and fourth in five races with Montrell Teague orchestrating a wire-to-wire 1:55.4 triumph in her $20,000 prelim. The black filly by Mr. Apples-Scylla Hanover now has won $85,000 for her owner-trainer Kevin Switzer. Eternal Ring (Jonathan Roberts) saw his two-win streak come to a close with a second-place finish. Cougar Creek (Vic Kirby) closed strongly to take third. The stage is now set for next Wednesday, when the top eight point-getters return for the $100,000 DSBF Final. The $20,000 Open Handicap trot was all Tough Mac driven by Corey Callahan. The altered son of Lockkeeper-Traditional Lady won for the 10th time this campaign for trainer Dylan Davis and owner Mike Casalino. He has now won $120,255 in purse this year and $$246,199 lifetime. Prayer Session (Roberts), in new hands after being claimed for $25,000 a week ago, challenged Tough Mac on the outside heading to the final turn, but had to settle for second. Last week's winner Spunky Jack (Roger Plante) was third. Meet leading driver Corey Callahan had a four-bagger., Trainer Dylan Davis haltered three winners while Jim Morand drove two wins. . The first of the four $100,000 DSBF finals showcases the freshman male pacers in the Thursday feature race. Monday through Thursday racing begins at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday are dark live racing days at Dover Downs Two $20,000 DSBF freshman colt 2nd leg pace prelims and an $18,000 Open trot tops the Monday card. A $5,000 Guaranteed Pick-4 Pool is now featured daily. By popular request, the Winner's Circle Buffet is back for those dinning in the Winner's Circle Restaurant. At Dover Downs, there is no charge for parking and admission. Harness and thoroughbred simulcasts is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. 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. by Marv Bachrad, for Dover Downs

DOVER, Del. ---- Eight freshmen pacers race for $100,000 in the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Final on Thursday, Nov. 19 at Dover Downs. John's Dream and Hail To The Master bring two-race win streaks after prelims into the two-year-old final. Tim Tetrick will drive John's Dream for owner-trainer Chuck Perry. In fact the colt has a four-race win streak going including two Virginia stakes and a sweep of his two DSBF prelims. Dorothy and Chris Conner's Hail To The Master has won his two prelims in wire-to-wire style with Art Stafford Jr. in the bike. Montrell Teague pilots All Music, a winner last week, for Benton, West and the Wyatt's and Donald Marine's Power To Perform won a prelim two weeks ago. A pair of contenders have been second in their two prelims. All Artist has been second in his last four starts after a pair of early wins in the Fall. Cut The Beach, owned by Johnson, Rubin, Henry Faragalli III Joe Thomson, has been second in four of his last five outings, but must start from the outside post 8 with George Dennis driving. Garnet O'Marrow's homebred Seboomook Dreamer and Allan Davis and Pam Wagner's Canthelpbutwin, handled by Vic Kirby, has been second and third, and leaves from the rail this time. In the $20,000 DSBF consolation, Carter Racing's homebred Rusty Carter cut the mile last week but had to settle for third. Corey Callahan will drive the two time winner. Sizz Matty (Dennis) won four times early in September for Willard Hall and trainer Brian Wright. Mike and Linda English's Double Miles (Vince Copeland has a string of three straight thirds. There is no live racing on Friday. Saturday and Sunday. Racing resumes Monday through Wednesday this week with post time at 4:30 p.m. There is no live racing on Thursday, Thanksgiving day. Dover Downs now features a $5,000 Pick-4 daily. By popular demand the Winner's Circle Buffet is now back in the Winner's Circle Restaurant. There is no charge for parking and admission at Dover Downs. Harness and thoroughbred simulcasts is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. 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. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred racing is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. Pick-3 NFL games is also available at Dover Downs Simulcasting. There is no charge for parking and admission. Reservations are suggested for those planning to stay at Dover Downs Hotel. Call 302-674-4600. by Marv Bachrad, for Dover Downs

DOVER, Del.--- Apple Bottom Jean, Use Your Noodle and Seboomook Up-Town lead three $20,000 division of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Two-Year-Old Filly pace and the top trotters meet in the $20,000 Open on the regular card on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at Dover Downs. First post is 4:30 p.m. Two of the three DSBF prelims open the program. In the first half of the daily double, KDK Standardbred's Apple Bottom Jean, winner of the $100,000 Harrington Final last month, with Montrell Teague at the controls, Bobby Glassmeyer's Eternal Rings drew the rail handled by Jonathan Roberts and JoAnn King's Cougar Creek, with Vic Kirby in the bike are the major factors in the first $20,000 DSBF division. Use Your Noodle (Jim Morand) is program favorite kin the second DSBF section. Sharon White, Louie Pagliaroni and Legacy Racing's She's Brilliant (Allan Davis), Mortgage Bags (George Dennis) and Carter Racing's Fiftyshadesofrusty (Callahan) battle it out in a competitive second $20,000 edition. In the third $20,000 DSBF prelim, Garnet O'Marrow's Seboomook Up-Town (Allan Davis), second in last month's $100,000 DSBF Final at Harrington and owner-trainer Bobby Glassmeyer's Eternal Ring (Jonathan Roberts), Jeff and Dave Clark's Calledforapurpose, (Frank Milby) are leading contenders. In the $20,000 Open trot feature, Rodger Plante drove Walter Callam's Spunky Jack to a mild upset victory in last week's edition. Mike Casalino's Tough Mac (Callahan) Tim Tetrick and trainer Jim King's Powerful Charger (Kirby), and Prayer Session, claimed for $25,000 after a win last Wednesday are always major rivals in this class. Monday through Thursday post time is 4:30 p.m. There is no live racing Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Marv Bachrad  

DOVER, Del. --- A pair of Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 2nd leg prelims and a top $21,000 Fillies and Mares Open/Handicap pace top the Tuesday, Nov. 17 program at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m. Chipoffthewall, seeks to make amends for his performance in the $100,000 DSBF Final at Harrington last month where he was taken down for interference after what was an open-lengths 1;59.4 victory. Tony Morgan will be behind the freshman black gelding. In the first race of the day. Chris Yochim's Mondello, place first in the final, is in the hands of Art Stafford Jr. Virginia state champion Elton J, owned by Jane Dunavant, starts from the rail. In the second DSBF division, Boston Malibu, owned by trainer Bob Shahan and Don Marine won the $20,000 DSBF Harrington consolation with Allan Davis in the bike to give him a win, a second and a third in four starts this season. Seafood Scrappy has post 1 with Brett Miller driving for Seafood Delight and J&M Stable. Deborah Warnick's Popcorn Machine with Jim Morand is another contender. The other starters are Bill Hall and trainer Brian Wright's Chrome Master, piloted by Eddie Jeff Demiere's That's My Command, handled by Tony Morgan) and Dave Nelson's Overnight Shipper, with George Dennis driving. The rest of the program spotlights filly and mare paces. In the first $14,000 distaff Winners-Over feature, Chris White's Fashion Showdown (Tony Morgan), fresh from a win last week catching Howard Taylor's sharp Shine N Shimmer ( Corey Callahan) by a nose. Classy Paradise Lost (Vic Kirby), a winner of two straight and three of four, drew the rail while CC Racing's Tyra (Tim Tetrick), a winner of two of her last three races, leaves from post 8. Matinee Dragon (Art Stafford Jr.), is also a winner of two of her last three, and gets a better post this week. Jeff and Dave Clark's Angel Or Terror (George Dennis), Legacy Racing's Angel Or Terror (Allan Davis) and BJ's Sweetheart (Morgan) complete the solid lineup. Spedden, Evans, Parker and Nanticoke Racing's import Ellies Jet N (A.Stafford Jr.), a winner of his two starts since arriving from New Zealand, has the rail and is program favorite in the other !4,000 3,4&5-Year-Old Filly and Mare pace. Playncardswitroddy, owned by trainer-driver George and Tina Dennis and ASK W Stable, Terra Terror (Morgan) racing for trainer Brian Malone and Teresa Wilson, Chris White's Fashion Villager (Corey Callahan) and Bob Shahan's Hardscrabble Tilly (A.Davis), will be there to test the newcomer. The Wednesday program features the week's top trotters in the feature race. Four rich Matron Stakes for three-year-old trotters and pacers and a DSBF colt pace 2nd leg, are in the Thursday spotlight. Cicada's Song, Miss Baltimore win DSBF prelims DOVER, Del. --- The Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund two-Year-Old Filly Trot moved into second-leg prelim action with Cicada’s Song and Miss Baltimore posting wins. Little Ben scored a lifetime best 1:49.3 winning the $18,000 Open Handicap at Dover Downs on Monday, Nov. 16. After being scratched from last week’s prelim, Cicada’s Song continues her winning ways collecting her sixth victory in seven career races romping to a 2:01.2 victory in the DSBF 2nd prelim week. Carlo Poliseno trains and drives the Dusty Winner-Koala Kat filly for owner Jane Dunavant. Last month, after sweeping her Virginia stakes and previous DSBF prelims, she broke stride early as favorite in the $100,000 Harrington Final, her only loss. The filly has earned $60,845 in purses. Princess Politics (Wayne Long) was second with Unshakeable Peace (Eddie Dennis) third. Miss Baltimore and Tony Morgan recorded her second straight DSBF prelim win notching a 2:03 triumph in the 2nd prelim. Don Marine owns the Master Lavec-Country Inn filly trained by Kyle Moore. Triple Bottom Line (Jeff Fout) closed strong but broke stride nearing the finish line and finished second.  Devlin (Poliseno) finished third. The top eight point-getters after the two prelims will race in the $100,000 DSBF Final.  The $18,000 3,4&5-Year-Old Open topped the regular portion of the program. Tim Tetrick pulled Little Ben out of fourth on the final turn and ground down leader Remember e VK (Montrell Teague) in the stretch to go on for a lifetime mark 1:49.3 victory. Shiretown Pitbull (Sean Bier) closed in a hurry to edge fast finishing Captive Audience (Corey Callahan) surging along the passing lane for second. A second 1:49.3 winner was Kovach Stables’ Feel Like A Fool piloted by Corey Callahan in a $12,000 Male pace. Rock N Roll Jet (Art Stafford Jr.) was next. Mustang Art (Brett Miller) was the show horse. Brody, owned and driven by Sean Bier won for the sixth time this season, notching a 1:52.4 win in the $15,500 3,4&5-Year-Old pace. The Crissy Bier trained Real Artist-Glenmunt Suestur gelding was followed by Swing City (Marcus Miller) with One Last Roadie (Tetrick) third. Laughing Matters just got up in 1:51.1 for Art Stafford Jr. to win the $25,000-$30,000 Male Claiming Handicap. In the tight photo were Giant Sculpture (Allan Davis) and Movie Idol (Corey Callahan).  In a $14,000 Male Winners-Over pace, Tim Tetrick took Richard Poilucci’s Dapper Dude right to the front and was never headed in a 1:50.2 triumph, his second win in-a-row. The six-year-old chestnut son of The Panderosa-Dress To Suggest was followed by Don’t Ya Know (Brett Miller), second, and Papa Ray (Allan Davis), third).   Tim Tetrick had three winners, Sean Bier and Ross Wolfenden had doubles. ,Monday through Thursday racing begins at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday are dark live racing days at Dover Downs Two $20,000 DSBF freshman colt 2nd leg pace prelims and an $18,000 Open trot tops the Monday card. A $5,000 Guaranteed Pick-4 Pool is now featured daily. By popular request, the Winner’s Circle Buffet is back for those dinning in the Winner’s Circle Restaurant. At Dover Downs, there is no charge for parking and admission. Harness and thoroughbred simulcasts is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. 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. 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. by Marv Bachrad, for Dover Downs

DOVER, Del. ----Cicada's Song, scratched last week, returns in one of a trio of Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) $20,000 Two-Year-Old Filly Trot to start 2nd Leg prelim action on Monday, Nov. 16 at Dover Downs. Jane Dunavant's Virginia-owned trotting filly won both her DSBF prelims at Harrington in October and the $50,845 winner of five of her six lifetime races this season will make her initial Dover Downs appearance with trainer Carlo Poliseno in the bike. Owner-trainer Kevin Switzer's homebred Jasmine K (Montrell Teague) won the Harrington DSBF Consolation in 1:59.4. Don Marvel's Miss Baltimore (Tony Morgan) won last week and get the rail in the second $20,000 DSBF prelim with Winbak Farms' Triple Bottom Line (Jeff Fout) a strong second. Mist Stable's Harper's Ego (Jason Thompson) finished third in his prelim. Epic Smash notched an impressive 2:01.2 victory last week in his second start since winning the $100,000 DSBF Final at Harrington. Iron Mine Branch's Chestnut Chic (Jim Morand) was also a prelim winner. Stacy Stafford's Press Corp finished second in her first lifetime start with Art Stafford Jr. driving. The other half of the DSBF double features three starters hoping to rebound after early breaks last time out. Owner-trainer Kevin Switzer's Jasmine K (Montrell Teague), Triple Bottom Line (Jeff Fout) and Moore OK (Allan Davis) racing for Eddie Davis and Allan Pullman. S. Dunavant's Devlin (Polisino) drew the rail. After the second prelim round, the top eight point-getters in each of the four DSBF male and female, trotting and pacing divisions return for $100,000 Finals. Delaware-sired Remember Me VK (Montrell Teague), fresh from a 1:50.2 triumph is the lone three -year-old in the field in the $18,000 3,4&5-Year-Old Open pace. Mike Casalino and trainer Dylan Davis' Four Staces (Corey Callahan) finished second in last week's feature. Janet Hudson and JoAnn King's Little Ben (Tim Tetrick) had a two-race win streak snapped with a third last Monday. Doug Lewis and Carter Racing's Captive Audience (Callahan) is a newcomer after racing at Yonkers and Pocono Downs in his last two outings. Karen Walls' Elite Awards (Ross Wolfenden) raced in upstate New York and was a top pacer during the Summer months. Gary Simpson's Shiretown Pitbull (Sean Bier) drew the rail. Hazzard, Calloway and Legacy Racing's Sweet Rock (Brett Miller) complete the field. Canadian speedster and local standout head a field of nine in the $21,000 Filly and Mare Winners-Over pace, the Tuesday feature race. Monday through Thursday racing begins at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday are dark days. A $5,000 Guaranteed Pick-4 Pool is now featured daily. At Dover Downs, there is no charge for parking and admission. Harness and thoroughbred simulcasts is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. 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. by Marv Bachrad, for Dover Downs

DOVER, Del. ---- Three Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund 2nd leg colt and gelding prelims were on the Thursday, Nov. 12 Matron Stakes harness racing program at Dover Downs with John's Dream, Hail To The Master and All Music making winning trips to the winner's circle. Owned, trainer and driven by Chuck Perry, John's Dream posted the fastest win, a near wire-to-wire-1:52.4 triumph in one of the $20,000 DSBF paces. Cut The Beach (George Dennis) finished second for the second straight week. Double Mikes (David Miller) was third for the third straight time. Dorothy and Chris Conner's Hail To The Master scored his second consecutive wire-to-wire victory in his $20,000 event. All Art (Jeff Fout) finished second for the third straight start. Canthelpbutwin (Vic Kirby) was third this week. All Music and Montrell Teague led off the program with a 1:54.2 win catching the leader Seeboomook Dream (Allan Davis) at the finish line to win by a nose. Race favorite Rusty Carter (Corey Callahan) led early and was in the photo finish, but had to settle for third place. The eight top point getter, now in their second week of two prelims, return in a week for four $100,000 DSBF Finals. Monday through Thursday racing begins at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday are dark days. A $5,000 Guaranteed Pick-4 Pool is now featured daily. There is no charge for admission or parking at Dover Downs. Those who choose can view the races and dine in the Winner's Circle Restaurant. Call 302-674-4600 for reservations. Marv Bachrad  

DOVER, Del. --- Chippoffthewall won the first of two Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund 1st leg Two-Year-Old Colt and Gelding Pace prelims while Sweet Bobbie, one of harness racing driver Corey Callahan's seven winners, scored in the $15,500 3,4 & 5-Year-Old Filly and Mare pace during a rainy Tuesday, Nov. 10 over a sloppy track at Dover Downs. Tony Morgan drove Chipoffthewall, leased and trained by veteran trotting expert Syl King, to easily win the $20,000 DSBF 1st leg prelim in 1:59.2. It was the first start for the altered son of Master Lavec-Off The Wall, who was taken down and out-of-the-money, for interference in his previous race, the $100,000 DSBF Final at Harrington. Currently Chipoffthewall has four wins in nine starts and $41,440 in purses. Mondello (Art Stafford Jr.) challenged for the lead on the final turn but yielded and finished second. Politized (Brett Miller) closed strongly to take third. Popcorn Machine, piloted by Jim Morand, won the second $20,000 DSBF Male trot in 2:04.1 outdueling front pacing Bosston Malibu (Allan Davis) in the drive for the finish line. Scott Warnick trains the Giant Hit-Blackdenimtrousers gelding for owner Deborah Warnick. Seafood Scrappy (Brett Miller) took third money. In the $15,500 3,4 & 5-Year-Old Distaff pace, Sweet Bobbie, the only three-year-old in the field of nine females- gave Callahan his third of six winners notching a 1:53.4 triumph for owner, trainer Gary Ewing. The Art Major-Odds On Goodbye sophomore won for the ninth time and has been in the first three finishers in 16 of 21 outings. Annabeth (George Dennis) was runner-up with Embry Seelster (Allan Davis) third. Callahan then drove Howard Taylor's Shine N Shimmer to a 1:51.1 success in a $14,000 3,4 & 5-Year-Old Winners-Over pace. Paradise Lost (Vic Kirby) was a game second ending a two-straight win streak. Fashion Showdown (Ross Wolfenden) was third. Callahan finished the night driving Breakaway Racing's Robinthe atm to a 2:00.1 win, his seventh on the card. New Zealand import Ellies Jet N remained unbeaten on this side of the Pacific winning for the third consecutive time. Art Stafford Jr. was at the controls of the five-year-old black Jereme's Jet-Elle Mary Rose mare. Evans, Spedden, Nanticoke Racing and trainer Josh Parker own the winner who took a new mark of 1:53.2 in the $14,000 event for 3,4&5-Year-Olds. On the undercard, stakes-seasoned Jerseylicious returned to the winner's circle following a 1:52.3 victory in a $12,000 Mares pace. Pam Curran, Niel Gargiulo and Legacy Racing own the five-year-old Western Ideal-Jet Lag N daughter. . Monday through Thursday racing begins at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday are dark live racing days at Dover Downs Two $20,000 DSBF freshman colt 2nd leg pace prelims and an $18,000 Open trot tops the Wednesday card. A $5,000 Guaranteed Pick-4 Pool is now featured daily. By popular request, the Winner's Circle Buffet is back for those dinning in the Winner's Circle Restaurant. At Dover Downs, there is no charge for parking and admission. Harness and thoroughbred simulcasts is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. 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.--- The Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Two-Year-Old Filly pacers tangle in the first leg of two weeks of prelims and a hard-hitting group of quality trotters meet in the $20,000 Open on the regular card on Wednesday, Nov. 11 Veteran's Day at Dover Downs. First post is 4:30 p.m. Two of the three DSBF prelims open the program. In the first half of the daily double, KDK Standardbred's Apple Bottom Jean makes his first start since winning the $100,000 Harrington Final last month. Montrell Teague drives the winner of two of three with a second in his career. Corey Callahan steers George Leager's Dance My Way from the rail Rowdy Patti trained and driven by Bryan Truitt for Truitt and Rolland Hall, his toughest rivals JoAnn King's Cougar Creek (Vic Kirby), She's Brilliant (A.Davis) owned by Sharon White, Louie Pagliaroni and Legacy Racing and Carter Racing's homebred Fiftyshadesofrusty (Callahan) battle it out in a competitive second $20,000 edition. In the third extravaganza, Garnet O'Marrow's homebred Seboomook Up-Town (Allan Davis) sporting four wins in five starts and a second in the $100,000 DSBF Final at Harrington and owner-trainer Bobby Glassmeyer's Eternal Ring (Jonathan Roberts) with three wins in five races lead another $20,000 DSBF division. Jeff and Dave Clark's Calledforapurpose, (Frank Milby), and Reuben and Michelle King's Skats Outa The Bag (Ross Wolfenden) also have posted wins this season. On the regular overnight card, Mike Casalino's Tough Mac (Callahan) was toughest of all last week in the $20,000 Open trot posting a1:52.3 wire-to-wire victory by 7-lengths. Tim Tetrick and trainer Jim King's Powerful Charger (Kirby), who shared the Delaware track's spotlight all season, heads the opposition which finds a well-documented newcomer, Hemi Seelster, a fast Ontario stakes performer this year. Bill Cantrell's fast 12-race winning mare, Classic Belisima (Wolfenden), Callam Racing's Spunky Jack (Roger Plante), E&K Stables and Lois and Earl Walters' I'm So Striking (Eddie Dennis),Vince Copeland and owner-trainer Ed Gannon Jr.'s Winbak Charles M (A.Davis) and Eric Foster's Stirling Charisma (Morgan) complete the talented field. Traditionally, for the past four decades on Veteran's day, the feature race honors members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, led by 85-year-old former Dover Downs horseman, Moses Asia, and his fellow winners of the prestigious Purple Heart awarded for exceptional bravery in battle, present an engraved blanket to the race winner. Top three-year-olds meet in the $200,000 (est.) Matron Colt Pace featuring Wiggle It Jiggleit and Wakizshi Hanover,one of four rich Matron Stakes Finals on the Thursday program. Monday through Thursday post time is 4:30 p.m. There is no live racing Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Watch the races and enjoy dining in the Winners Circle Restaurant. 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  

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