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Déjà vu Blue, Super Fly, Go Sandy Go and Slick Tony were winners of $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) finals on the closing harness racing card of the Dover Downs 2017-2018 season on Thursday, March 29. With Delaware Gov. John Carney and members of his staff on hand, as usual a large crowd of fans turned out to watch the four state-bred three-year-old trotting and pacing finals, two 1:49.4 feature races and meet horsemen top honors presented. Tim Tetrick was Leading Driver of the 81-programs season. Tetrick fininshed with 11 wins more than Corey Callahan, who had won the previous seven titles in a row. Dylan Davis was Leading Trainer at the meet for the fifth consecutive season. Free For Aller Sicily, who won five top features with sub-1:50 victories including 1:48.4, the fastest time of the Meet, won a tight ballot by Delaware Valley chapter U.S. Harness Writers Assocation members, voted Horse of the Meet. On the track, Déjà vu Blue, driven by Tim Tetrick, bested arch-rival Star Sapphire (Russell Foster) by a head to win the sophomore filly trotter event. Vandalous (Callahan) was third. Super Fly overpowered seven rivals in 1:55.2 to win the $100,000 male trot with Art Stafford Jr. in the bike. Bother Kenny (Tetrick) was runner-up with Seafood Suzie Blue (Jason Green) third. Go Sandy Go, with Jason Green driving, lowered her lifetime fastest mark to 1:53.2 romping to victory in the DSBF $100,000 filly pace. Gracefullyforgiven, with Art Stafford in the bike, was second in front of Studio Session (Sean Bier) third. Slick Tony, owned by breeder George Leager and piloted by Russell Foster, took home the soph colt and gelding pace $100,000 championship with a 1:53.4 performance. Transitioning Joy (Teague), and Evolutiion Tour (Tetrick) were second and third. Major Uptrend with Tony Morgan, paced his fourth sub-1:50 mile of the meet scoring a 1:49.2 triumph in the $35,000 Preferred/Handicap, the top race on the regular card. Sicily (Montrell Teague) was next with Super Imposed N (Callahan) third. One race earlier, Art Stafford Jr. guided Blazing Bobby Sox home in 1:49.2 to win a $16,000 Winners-Over pace. Forty Five Red (Mike Cole) and Cajon Lightning (Stafford Jr.) were second and third respectively. Art Of Fire made it five wins in a row in an $18,000 Conditioned pace. Jonathan Roberts drove the winner for trainer Kevin Lare, and breeder-owner Forest Bartlett ash Is King (Callahan) was next. Wichita Lineman (Allan Davis) was third. Jet Airway (Callahan) also kept a streak going, notching his fourth straight, a 1:51.1 winner in a $25,000-$30,000 Claiming Handicap.The other high-price claiming pace was won by Im Supersonic A (Sean Bier), who fashioned a 1:50.2 triumph in another top claimng pace. Art Stafford Jr. had a triple, Tim Tetrick, Sean Bier and Tony Morgan had driving doubles. Delaware harness racing now moves to Harrington Raceway with April 9 opening day. Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del.--- Following two preliminary legs, the eight qualifying trotters and pacers vie in four $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund finals heading a powerful harness racing meet-closing program topped by a $35,000 Preferred pace and two $25,000-$30,000 Claiming paces, on Thursday (March 29) at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m. Serendipity Stable's Star Sapphire (Russell Foster), winner of both $100,000 freshmen titles, takes on Taylor, Lazzaro, Casalino and Davis’ Déjà vu Blue (Tim Tetrick), Vandalous (Corey Callahan), owned by Chambers, Fuqua, BCJM's and Uptown Spunk (Roger Plante), racing for Callam and LeBlanc racing's in the DSBF filly trot, the first title event. Poliseno and Dunavant's Sky Marshall (Carlo Poliseno), a two-year-old DSBF champion, meets Super Fly (Art Stafford Jr.); owned by Raymer, Moss and Stafford's; Seafood Delight and Green's Seafood Suzie Blue (Jason Green) and Brother Kenny (Tetrick) in the DSBF sophomore colt and gelding trot final. Outten, Lombardo and Green Racing's Go Sandy Go (J.Green); Pedal Power (Tetrick), owned by Darrell and Leah Lewis; Jeff and Dave Clark's Gracefullyforgiven (Stafford Jr.) and George Teague's Ibetyoucanwiggle (Montrell Teague) batten it out for the DSBF filly pace. The last $100,000 final match the male pacers. George Leager bred and owned Slick Tony (Foster), the DSBF freshman champion; George and Joy Teague's Transitional Joy (Teague), JoAnn Loooney-King's Evolution Tour (Tetrick), leave from posts 1,2 and 3 respectively. Two newcomers join the $35,000 Preferred pace- McGill, Carsey, Friedland and Triple D Stable's Normandy Beach (Jonathan Roberts) who last competed in the $306,000 Hap Hansen Progress Pace last November and Nick Surick and KDN Sable's Machtu N (Pat Berry)-take on Sicily (Teague), owned by Reg Hazzard and Legacy Racing, Major Uptrend (Morgan) racing for Nis Allen and Crissman Inc.; Wood, Dittmar, Iaquinta's Soto (Stafford Jr.), Looney-King's Little Ben (Tetrick) and Mike Hall and David Hamm's Super Imposed N (Callahan) on the regular card. During the card, the 2017-2018 Horse of the Meet, Leading Driver and Leading Trainer presentations will be made. Dover Downs offers a 50-cent Pick 5 wager, starting with the 2nd race through the 6th. A late daily double is carded for the 13th and 14th races. On meet-closing day, a fine and varied selection of food is available to enjoy while watching the races at the acclaimed Winner's Circle Restaurant Buffet. Call 302-674-4600 for reservations. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred races is featured daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight in the Race and Sports Book. Dover Downs and its horsemen, thank all fans and harness media for their support during the season. A reminder, Delaware harness racing resumes at Harrington Raceway on Monday, April . See you again next Fall! Marv Bachrad

Hightstown, NJ --- He’s known around the barn as E.T., but Evolution Tour is not from outer space --- even if harness racing trainer Jim King Jr. says with a laugh the gelding is “an alien.” This E.T. is quite at home in Delaware, where this week the 3-year-old pacer will try to capture his first DSBF championship after two narrow misses last season. Dover Downs hosts four $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund finals for 3-year-old pacers and trotters as part of Thursday’s 14-race card. Racing begins at 4:30 p.m., with the DSBF championship for female trotters kicking off the action. The remaining finals are races two (male trotters), six (female pacers) and eight (male pacers). Evolution Tour is unbeaten this year in two races, both preliminary rounds of the DSBF, and is the 3-1 third choice on the morning line behind last season’s two-time DSBF champion Slick Tony (2-1) and Transitioning Joy (5-2). Slick Tony, who beat Evolution Tour by a nose in both of last year’s state-bred finals, starts from post No. 1 while Transitioning Joy leaves from post No. 2 and Evolution Tour from post No. 3. Slick Tony, a son of stallion No Spin Zone, is owned and trained by George Leager, who also bred the colt, and will be driven by Russell Foster. He has won 10 of 13 career races and never finished worse than second, earning $166,797 in purses. Transitioning Joy, a son of Barber Pole, is trained by Clyde Francis for owners George Teague Jr. Inc. and Joy Teague. The homebred colt, who has won four of 12 lifetime starts and earned $71,600, will be driven by Montrell Teague. Tim Tetrick will drive Evolution Tour, a son of Roddy’s Bags Again owned by King’s wife Jo Ann. “My job is pretty much done,” King said about the final. “I’m going to leave the rest in the hands of the master. How it’s going to play out, you figure that Slick Tony’s not going to settle for anything less than second and Joy is not going to want to sit third. So chances are I’m going to be third and first over. But Timmy will get it figured out. I think my horse is good enough and I know my driver is.” Evolution Tour, purchased for $15,000 at the 2016 Standardbred Horse Sale, has won six of 10 career races and never finished worse than second on his way to $111,550 in purses. He defeated Slick Tony and Transitioning Joy in a first-round division of this year’s DSBF series and heads to the final off a 4-1/2 length win over G W T last week. In last year’s championships, Evolution Tour came from off the pace from post No. 8 at Harrington Raceway to miss by a nose in the first final and then got nipped by a nose at Dover Downs after leading from the start from post No. 1 in the second final. “The first time was just a lack of experience,” King said. “He had the ability to go by, he just didn’t. Some horses are more racy than others. That wasn’t on the top of his list. He didn’t put forth his best effort there. But Slick Tony is a really nice horse. The second time, Slick Tony just out-footed him. Timmy elected to cut it and he just got caught. “But they were both good paychecks.” King thinks Evolution Tour better understands the game this year. “That’s the biggest thing right now,” King said. “He’s come into himself and he’s a lot more willing than he was before. He was a bit of a slow learner. He didn’t know he was supposed to excel at times. Now he’s kind of picked that up. Timmy has put him on the front end and he’s stepped off. Timmy’s come first over and he had every reason not to go forward when they turned for home, but he did. “He’s just improved and is getting to be more of a racehorse all the time.” King expects “E.T.” to remain close to home for the rest of the campaign. “He’s going to be really good for the Delaware stakes,” King said. “As far as him being a top contender someplace else, I’m not seeing it. I just think he’s going to be really nice for around here.” In Thursday’s remaining DSBF finals, Deja Vu Blue is the 2-1 morning-line favorite among female trotters, Super Fly is the 3-1 pick among male trotters, and Go Sandy Go is the 5-2 choice among female pacers. For Thursday’s complete entries, click here. by Ken Weingartner, USTA Media Relations Manager 

DOVER, Del.--- Super Imposed N rang up a 1:50.1 triumph in the $35,000 Preferred pace; Art Of Fire took the $22,000 Winners pace while the harness racing filly pacers Go Sandy Go and Gracefullyforgiven and male pacers Evolution Tour and Slick Tony won 20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 2nd leg three-year-old preliminaries on Thursday (March 22) at Dover Downs. Corey Callahan guided Super Imposed N between horse to catch front-pacing Major Uptrend in the final strides for a 1:50.1 victory in the week's top pace. Trainer Mike Hall and David Hamm own the Jereme's Jet-Madam Superior gelding who won a feature race for the fourth time this meet. He has now won $191,203 lifetime. Due to Wednesday's snow cancellation, there were four $20,000 DSBF three-year-old preliminaries raced, two of them non-wagering prior to the regular card. In the first, Jason Green drove Go Sandy Go wire-to-wire in 1:54 to win the $20,000 division. Brent Outten, Rich Lombardo and Green Racing own the Roddy's Bags Again-Bit Of Trick filly to her fourth lifetime win in six starts. Jeff and Dave Clark's homebred Gracefullyforgiven, with Art Stafford Jr. in the bike won the second filly pace division with a 1:55.2 mile. A black daughter of Roddy's Bags Again -Bluebird Wanda, the win was her sixth in eight lifetime outings. Gloria Pierre (Eddie Davis Jr.) was next with Lydia (Ross Wolfenden) the third finisher. Tim Tetrick led off the regular program steering JoAnn Looney-King's Evolution Tour to her sixth win in 10 races and $111,550 in career earnings notching a 1:53.4 win in the first $20,000 colt prelim. GWT (Montrell Teague) and Own It (Wolfenden) finished second and third. In the second $20,000 DSBF pace, Slick Tony (Russell Foster), the winner of both the Dover Downs and Harrington $100,000 finals, defeated Transitioning Joy (Montrell Teague) in 1:52.3 with Burn Brighter (Tetrick) third.. The George League bred and owned son of No Spin Zone-Queen Kathy, won for the 10th time in 13 races. He has won $166,797 in his career All four DSBF sophomore divisions will culminate in $100,000 finals on meet closing day, next Thursday (March 29) featuring the top eight point-getters in colt and filly trot and pace Dover Downs champions decided. Ion the first of two $25,000-$35,000 Claiming paces, Russell Foster drove the longest shot on the board, 62-1 Letsmakeawish, from last on the final turn to a nose victory in 1:52.3 to beat Im Supersonic A (Sean Bier) at the wire. The race marked the end of a six-race win streak for Cyclone Kiwi N Callahan). Corey Callahan had three winners, Tim Tetrick two. A varied menu of fine foods is available to diners watching the races from the acclaimed Winner's Circle Restaurant Buffet. Call 302-674-4600 for reservations. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred races continue each day from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight in the Dover Downs Race and Sports Book. Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del.--- Déjà vu Blue and Star Sapphire scored impressive harness racing wins in $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 2nd leg three-year-old Filly pace preliminaries on Monday (March 19) at Dover Downs. Déjà vu Blue won the fastest of the prelims scoring one of the fast wins of the DSBF sakes trotting a 1:56.4 wire-to-wire victory, her second straight of her sophomore season. Tim Tetrick was at the controls of the black Anders Bluestone -Classy N Quik filly for trainer Dylan Davis, Howard Taylor Tom Lazzaro and Mike Casalino Jr. On her back was Alpine Chic who sat second the entire route for Allan Davis. Uptown Spunk finished third for Roger Plante. Star Sapphire picked up her first win of the year in her second start in the second $20,000 DSBF prelim. The 2017-2018 freshman champion took the front early and recorded a 1:58 triumph with Russell Foster driving the Tui Stone trainee owned by Serendipity Stable.Vandalous, piloted by Corey Callahan, was next with AB's Royal Punkin the third filly with Pat Berry driving. Cashendash Hanover , who left from the outside and found room sixth, rolled four wide at the top of the stretch for Tim Tetrick and came on to score a 1:51.1 victory in the $15,000 Claiming Pace. The Dylan Davis owned-and- trained veteran won for the third time this year, his 41st bringing his career earnings to $513,519. The second, through fourth finishers in the event, dropped down in claiming price, and were all claimed. Ballinrobe (Vic Kirby) finished second, Mister Virgin (Jonathan Roberts), third and Lew's Maverick (Montrell Teague) fourth. Tony Morgan led all drivers with three wins while owner Hoard Taylor also had a triple. Rivers Tim Tetrick, Russell Foster , Ross Wolfenden, trainer Dylan Davis and owner Howard Taylor had two wins each. Next week, Monday through meet closing day, Thursday (March 29) brings the 2017-2018 Dover Downs meet to a close. Highlight of the event, are four DSBF $100,000 finals featuring the top eight point-getters in each of the four divisions. A changing menu of fine foods is available to diners watching the races from the acclaimed Winner's Circle Restaurant Buffet. Call 302-674-4600 for reservations. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred races continue each day from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight in the Dover Downs Race and Sports Book. Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del--- The Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 2nd leg preliminaries featuring harness racing three-year-old filly trotters vying in two $20,000 divisions at Dover Downs on Monday, (March 19). Post time is 4:30 p.m. Déjà Vu Blue and Vandalous won 1st leg tests and will be in separate divisions this week. Tim Tetrick drove Déjà Vu Blue to a front-end 1:58.2 victory last week for Dylan Davis who trains and co-owns the filly with Howard Taylor, Tom Lazzaro and Mike Casalino Jr. Uptown Spunk made a big move with Roger Plante, out of fourth heading to the three-quarters, and then closed strongly to finish second for Callam and LeBlanc racings. Alpine Chic sat second the entire mile in his 1st leg start and was a half-length away from Vandalous at the wire. Driver Allan Davis, trainer Les Givens, Delbert Cain, and Nanticoke Racing own the filly. Chris Yochim, and trainer Daryl Glazer's Earlyshirley Three with Ross Wolfenden drew the rail. Whoa Winna Now bred and owned by trainer Bob Shahan and Jimmy and A.M. Parsons and Charlie Groce's Miss U Jeannie and Eddie Dennis round out the starters. In the other $20,000 prelim, Chambers Racing, Cinbrew Enterprise, Fuquay and BCJM Inc.'s Vandalous (Corey Callahan) was untroubled in a wire-to-wire 2:01.1 victory. Serendipity Stables' Star Sapphire (Russell Foster), the 2017 division champion, finished third in her 1st prelim. Bobby Glassmeyer's Bosston Ruth (Jonathan Roberts) was a third-place finisher last week and again drew the rail. in the bike. Also starting are Clifton Green's Barn Yard Judy (Jason Green), Stacy Johnson- Stafford and Wyatt Starkey's Press Pass (Art Stafford Jr.) and Stop The Jade Farm's AB's Royal Punkin Pat Berry) from outside post 6. After two $20,000 legs this week, the top eight point-getters in each of the four DSBF soph divisions return for $100,000 finals on meet closing day next Thursday (3/29). Dover Downs now offers a 50-cent Pick 5 wager which starts with the 2nd race through the 6th. There is also a late daily double on the 12th and 13th races. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred racing is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. There is no charge for general parking and admission at Dover Downs. Reservations are suggested for the acclaimed Winner's Circle Buffet Restaurant and those planning a stay at the 4-star Dover Downs Hotel. Call 302-674-4600. DOVER DOWNS EXTRA -  # 15, 3/9/18 The Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) kicked off its 3-year-old trotting and pacing stakes program during the week with $20,000 1st leg preliminaries, the.2nd and final legs next week- trotting fillies are featured Monday with colt and gelding trotters, Tuesday. Wednesday is filly pacer day with male pacers complete $20,000 prelims on Thursday.---The top eight-point getters in each of the four sophomore divisions return on March 29 for $100,000 championship finals ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- On Thursday (March 15), the combination of driver Tim Tetrick, trainer Jim King and owner JoAnn Looney-King, and both sophomores are by Roddy’s Bags Again, ruled both ends of the daily double, each $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 1st leg three-year-old Filly pace preliminaries while Major Uptrend was at the top of his game winning the $35,000 Preferred pace.----Burn Brighter  held off Mingo to score a 1:56.1 triumph in the opening leg of the DSBF prelims with Sea Bags third.----Lightning struck again in the second $20,000 division when the driver, trainer, owner trio made the winner’s circle with a 1:52.4 performance in the gelding’s first appearance at three. it was the fifth win of his career with four seconds in nine lifetime starts and banked $101,550 in purses. Race favorite Slick Tony was second in front of Transitioning Joy.----Major Uptrend (Tony Morgan) overpowered six rivals in the $35,000 Proffered Ides of March feature. Tony Morgan grabbed the racetrack early and widened his margin of victory to five-lengths in a dominating 1:49.2 conquest, his third sub-1:50 win of the meet. Little Be enjoyed a 2-hole trip behind the winner but could not close on the :27.4 final panel. Sicily, who did not leave from the outside this week, closed strongly for third place.----  Forty Five Red (Mike Cole) pulled a 7-1 surprise in a $17,000 Winners-Over pace. Mike Cole left fast for the early lead, then came on along the passing lane for a 1:51.3 victory.---- Never Say Never N came on in the stretch for a 1:50.4 lifetime best, to win the another $17,000 pace. It was the second win for driver Corey Callahan and leading trainer Dylan Davis. The third $17,000 pace went to Cash Is King (Callahan) In the first of two top claiming event and Dylan Davis’ Jet Airway in 1:51 took the first, and Sawbuck Hanover (Sean Bier) won the second $25,000-$30,000-$35,000 claiming paces.----Tetrick had four wins, Callahan two and Dylan Davis two training wins. ------------------------------------------------------------                                                                            DURING THE WEEK: Déjà vu Blue and Vandalous scored impressive victories in $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 1st leg three-year-old filly trot preliminaries  Monday (March 12).---Tim Tetrick drove Déjà vu Blue into the lead after the opening quarter and led the rest of  the way for a 1:58.2 lifetime best in the first $20,000 prelim. Uptown Spunk, who made a big move on the backstretch for Roger Plante finished second edging Star Sapphire and Russell Foster third.----Vandalous and Corey Callahan also got the early lead and then hold off Alpin Chic (Allan Davis) to notch a 2:01.1 triumph in the second $20,000 prelim, Bosston Ruth (Jonathan Roberts) was the show finisher.---Ross Wolfenden, Allan Davis, Jonathan Roberts, Russell Foster and owner Howard Taylor had two wins each. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Super Fly romped to a 1:57.3 conquest in the lone $20,000 DSBF 1st leg three-year-old male trot preliminary on trot day, Tuesday (March 13). She’s On A Cruze won her fourth straight while Tim Tetrick posted five winners and Montrell Teague four.---- Art Stafford Jr. drove Super Fly right to the front and had no trouble romping to victory in his $20,000 prelim winning his first 2018 start, his four win in eight races with three second. Super Fly was followed by Bosston Cruiser (Jonathan Roberts) second and Seafood Suzie Blue (Jason Green). In one of two $16,000 Winners trots, Brenda Teague’s Sheez On A Cruze won her fourth straight victory with her nephew Montrell Teague chalking up one of his four winning drives---Dynamic Edge (Vic Kirby) came through with a 1:56 triumph in the other $16,000 division.---- Tough Mac got back on the winner’s ledger overpowering six others in a wire-to-wire 1:53.3 performance in a $15,000  Winners-Over trot.----Big Walls fashioned a !:54.3 victory in a $15,000 Mares pace., the first of Montrell Teague’s four bagger.----Tetrick drove five wins, defending champion Corey Callahan with two wins. Montrell Teague made the winner’s circle four times. Owner-trainer Brenda Teague had a double. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Ibetyoucanwiggle caught favorite Go Sandy Go in the final strides in one of two $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 1st leg three-year-old Filly pace preliminary while Pedal Power won her division easily on a windy Wednesday (March 14). Corey Callahan had a four bagger.---- Montrell Teague moved Ibetyoucanwiggle from the outside into second behind Go Sandy Go after the start of her DSBF $20,000 prelim and stalked the favorite until coming out on the final turn. Following a stretch long battle, Ibetyoucanwiggle reached the finish line first with a head to spare in 1:57.1. Cold N Chilly  (Vic Kirby) was third.---- In the second $20,000 prelim, Pedal Power and Tim Tetrick notched a 1:55.4 decision. The filly has never been out of the money in 10 races- six wins, three seconds and a third while banking $93,443.Lydia was runner-up with Studio Session the show finisher.---In the $16,000 Mare Winners-Over pace, Sweet Robbie (Art Stafford Jr.) raced the six-year-old on the outside moving up to challenge leader Empress Deo at the three-quarters and then got-p in the closing strides for a 1:53 victory.---Berazzled won the richest purse event on the card when Corey Callahan steered a 1:52.4 triumph in a $22,000 Mares Winners pace---She’s My Rock scored a 1:55.1 triumph in the $15,000 Mares pace overtaking favorite Snappy Dresser late in the stretch.----Corey Callahan had four winners,  Montrell Teague, trainer Clyde Francis, breeder and owner George Teague had two wins. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Former Leading Driver champion Tim Tetrick continues to hold the lead over seven-time defending champion Corey Callahan in winning drives with only two weeks remaining this meet, with four wins Thursday, Tetrick now has 137 wins. Callahan had three on Thursday and now totals 132 wins Tony Morgan is third with 112 wins. Vic Kirby is fourth with 76 and Art Stafford Jr., fifth, with 74  wins. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Defending champion Dylan Davis is back in first-place, among trainers with 40 wins, Wayne Givens and Josh Green are in a second-place tie with 32 winners each. Jim King is now fourth with 31 wins. Mike Hall rounds out the top five with 26 trips to the winner’s circle. Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del.--- Ibetyoucanwiggle caught favorite Go Sandy Go in the final strides in one of two $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 1st leg three-year-old Filly pace preliminary while Pedal Power won her division easily on a windy Wednesday harness racing (March 14) program at Dover Downs. Corey Callahan had a four bagger.  Montrell Teague moved Ibetyoucanwiggle from the outside into second behind Go Sandy Go (Jason Green) after the start of her DSBF $20,000 prelim and stalked the favorite until coming out on the final turn. Following a stretch long battle, Ibetyoucanwiggle reached the finish line first with a head to spare in 1:57.1. George Teague owns the Mr. Wiggles-Betting Machine bay who won for the first time in two starts this year. She has won $64,640 lifetime. Cold N Chilly  (Vic Kirby) was third. In the second $20,000 prelim, trainer Darrell and Leah Lewis’ Pedal Power and Tim Tetrick notched a 1:55.4 decision. It was the first start for the Roddy’s Bags Again-Calico Moon filly who now has never been out of the money in 10 races. She has six wins, three seconds and a third while banking $93,443.Lydia (Ross Wolfenden) was runner-up with Studio Session (Sean Bier) the show finishers. This and next week, DSBF $20,000 preliminaries are raced:  Monday through Thursday. After the two legs are completed, the top eight point-getters return for $100,000 finals on meet closing day, Thursday (March 29). In the $16,000 Mare Winners-Over pace, Sweet Robbie pulled heading to the clubhouse turn and Art Stafford Jr. raced the Art Major-Odds On Gobye six-year-old on the outside moving up to challenge leader Empress Deo (Teague) at the three-quarters and then got-p in the closing strides for a 1:53 victory. Gary Ewing owns and trains the winner who won for the second time in 2018. She now has 27 lifetime wins and a $276,376 bankroll. Hold It Hanover (Eddie Davis Jr.) was the third place finisher. Marion Beachy’s Berazzled won the richest purse event on the card when Corey Callahan steered a 1:52.4 triumph in a $22,000 Mares Winners pace. It was the Charley Barley-Razmataz Hanover four-year-old’s second win this year and  Callahan’s fourth winning drive of the day. Goin Again (Vince Copeland) and Roselily (Stafford Jr.) finished second and third espectively.    Bryan Truitt’s homebred She’s My Rock scored a 1:55.1 triumph in the $15,000 Mares pace overtaking favorite Snappy Dresser (Tetrick) late in the stretch. A daughter of Dragon Again –Iosmio, the four-year-old won her second of the year. Littlebitrocknroll (Bret Brittingham) came on for third. Corey Callahan had four winners,  Montrell Teague, trainer Clyde Francis, breeder and owner George Teague had two wins. SICILY, MAJOR UPTREND LEAD SEVEN IN $35,000 PEFERRED AT DOVER Sicily and Major Uptrend, major factors weekly in the week's top pace meet again in the $35,000 Preferred pace, topping another standout Thursday card at Dover Downs on The Ides of March, March 15. Post time is 4:30 p.m. Sicily, who has been timed around 1:50, three wins in 1:49 and another in 1:48.4 this meet, takes on another equally talented veteran, Major Uptrend in this week's $35,000 feature. Montrell Teague drives Sicily for Reggie Hazzard and Legacy Racing from post 7. Niss Allen and Crissman Inc.'s Major Uptrend with Tony Morgan has not lost a race by more than a length since Feb. 1. Soto, a local favorite owned by Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar and Steve Iaquinta, is also a highly competitive fast performer. Mike Hall and Dave Hamm's Super Imposed N with Corey Callahan is racing at the top of his "game" this season. JoAnn Looney-King's Little Ben reined by Tim Tetrick is also in rare form. Bobby Glassmeyer's claim in late 2017, has resulted in four top class wins and a second last week. Jonathan Roberts is his regular driver. A newcomer this week, Cyamach N gets Pat Berry in the bike and leaves from the rail. Four $17,000 paces and two $25,000-$30,000-$35,000 Claiming paces are on the powerful undercard, The DSBF $20,000 preliminaries are found on the daily 14-race programs leading to $100,000 finals on meet closing day, Thursday (March 29). Dover Downs offers a 50-cent Pick 5 wager, starting with the 2nd race through the 6th. A late daily double is carded for the 13th and 14th races. Live racing each Monday through Thursday with post time at 4:30 p.m. through March 29. A fine and varied selection of food is available to enjoy while watching the races at the acclaimed Winner's Circle Restaurant Buffet. Call 302-674-4600 for reservations. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred races is featured daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight in the Race and Sports Book. Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del.--- Super Fly romped to a 1:57.3 conquest in the lone $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 1st leg three-year-old male trot preliminary at Dover Downs on trot day, Tuesday (March 13). She's On A Cruze won her fourth straight while harness racing driver Tim Tetrick posted five winners and Montrell Teague four. Art Stafford Jr. drove Super Fly right to the front and had no trouble romping to victory in his DSBF $20,000 prelim. The sophomore gelding owned by Leigh Raymer, Steve Moss and Stacy Johnson-Stafford won his first 2018 start, his four win in eight races with three second and built his career earnings to $79,500. A son of Super Pu k-Mit Feds, Super Fly was followed by Bosston Cruiser (Jonathan Roberts) second and Seafood Suzie Blue (Jason Green). In one of two $16,000Wionners trots on the regular card, Brenda Teague's Sheez On A Cruze won her fourth straight victory with her nephew Montrell Teague chalking up one of his four winning drives. A four-year-old daughter of Crazed-Topcat Hall, she closed to best Broadway Promise (Tetrick) at the wire in 1:55.1. Holiday Promise (Tony Morgan) was the show horse. Ed Gannon Jr. trainee, Dynamic Edge came through with a 1:56 triumph in the other $16,000 division. Vic Kirby steered the Muscle Mass-Shasta La Vista gelding to his second win-in-a-row after three consecutive second-place finishes for owner Mark Ford. Spunky Jack (Roger Plante) was runner-up. Big Valley Speed (Roberts) was third. Tough Mac got back on the winner's ledger overpowering six others in a wire-to-wire 1:53.3 performance in a $15,000 Winners-Over trot. The win was the second for Corey Callahan. The Dylan Davis conditioned altered son of Lockkeeper-Traditional Lady has two seconds and four thirds on his past performance roster before this win in his eighth start of the year for owner Mike Casalino Jr. Consistent I Like My Boss (Allan Davis) finished second for the second straight start with the sharp Filled Donut (Stafford Jr.) third. Big Walls fashioned a !:54.3 victory in a $15,000 Mares pace., the first of Montrell Teague's four bagger. Brit Evans trains to four-year-old by Big Jim -Redwalls Happy Giggles (Mike Cole) was runner-up. Pictonian Dazzle(Tetrick) was the third finisher. Tetrick drove five wins to give his 131 winners this meet, six more than defending champion Corey Callahan with two wins, second with 125 and only 11 more race-day this meet ending March 29. Montrell Teague made the winner's circle four times. Owner-trainer Brenda Teague had a double. Go Sandy Go and Pedal Power head separate $20,000 DSBF Filly pace prelims on the Wednesday card which features a /422,000 Mares pace on the regular program. Live racing is featured Monday through Thursday weekly with a 4: 30 p.m. post time. No live racing Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. TWO $20,000 DSBF FILLY SETS; $16,000 MARES PACE WEDNESDAY Go Sandy Go, Pedal Power lead separate $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 1st leg prelims and a $16,000 Mares pace top the Wednesday (March 14) program at Dover Downs. A $15,000 and a $12,000 female pace top the undercard. Post time is 4:30 p.m. A Brent Outten and Green racing homebred co-owned with Rich Lombardo is the one to catch in the first DSBF prelim. Jason Green prepped the filly with a 1:54.1 win last time out. The $100,000 DSBF Final winner at two, takes on George Teague’s Ibetyoucanwiggle with Montrell Teague, Anne McDonald’s Cold N Chilly driven by Vic Kirby from the rail and Dorothy Ann and Chris Conner’s Lotsa Luck  piloted by Art Stafford Jr. in a six-filly field. Bay Pond Racing’s Peak Of Chic handled by trainer-driver Jeff Fout and Amanda Wagner’s Whistler’s Sister reined by Allan Davis complete the line-up. Dave and Leah Lewis’ Pedal Power (Tim Tetrick) drew outside post 7 in the other $20,000 section. Frank Johnson’s River Dreams (Mike Cole) is fresh from a come-from-behind win last week. Bunker Away (Corey Callahan) races for Bay Pond Racing; K.V. Jump’s Diabolical Spin (Russell Foster) drew the rail with William Moffett’s homebred Lydia (Ross Wolfenden) alongside. The other contestants are Brendan Cook’s Studio Session (Sean Bier) and Bobby Myers’ Gloria Pierre (Jonathan Roberts).    Next Wednesday, the 2nd leg prelims take place. The top eight point-getters in each of the four divisions return on March 29 for $100,000 finals. On the regular card, four horses fresh from victories last time out are among nine starting in the $22,000 Mares feature. Shesarocker, Goin Again, Toodle Lu and She’s A Billionair, who drew the rail, seek to continue their winning ways. A $16,000 and a $15,000 female pace are also on the strong program. Live racing is featured four days a week, Monday through Thursday with post time at 4:30 p.m. Dover Downs’ 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. Watch the live racing and enjoy fine food 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

DOVER, Del.--- Déjà vu Blue and Vandalous scored impressive harness racing victories in $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 1st leg three-year-old filly trot preliminaries at Dover Downs on  Monday (March 12). Tim Tetrick drove Déjà vu Blue into the lead after the opening quarter and led the rest of  the way for a 1:58.2 lifetime best in the first $20,000 prelim for owners Howard Taylor,Tom Lazzaro and tainer Dylan Davis. Uptown Spunk, who made a big move on the backstretch for Roger Plante finished second edging Star Sapphire and Russell Foster. Vandalous and Corey Callahan also got the early lead and then hold off Alpin Chic (Allan Davis) to notch a 2:01.1 triumph in the second $20,000 prelim, Bosston Ruth (Jonathan Roberts) was the show finisher. The 2nd leg prelims continue next Monday with the top eight finishers qualifying for the $100,000 final on meet closing day, March 29. Tuesday, sophomore trotting colt angle in $20,000 DSBF 1st leg prelims. Super Fly, Sky Marshal and Seafood Suzie Blue lead a seven- male field.                                Ross Wolfenden, Allan Davis, Jonathan Roberts and owner Howard Taylor had two wins each. ROYAL BECCA J, HONOR AND SERVE  HEAD DOVER TWIN-TROT FEATURES Royal Becca J and Honor And Serve are the program favorites in a trotting double feature, separate divisions of  the $15,000 Winners-Over trot, the Tuesday (3/13) features,  at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m.  In one section with a $16,000 purse, Honor And Serve is the fastest repeat winner from last week when Corey Callahan drove the win for Howard Taylor, Tom Lazaro and trainer Dylan Davis. Mark Ford’s Dynamic Edge steps up with Vic Kirby after a victory preceded by two second-place finishes, both by a nose. Big Valley Speed makes his second start for Foulk Stables after being claimed. Jonathan Roberts will drive. Tina and Joe Clark’s Baximum gets a better post position this week with Russell Foster in the bike. Bill Sartin’s Donnie Darko with Ross Wolfenden , is enjoying a good season. Callen Racing’s Spunky Jack, also should profit by a better post with Roger Plante driving. Frank Chick’s Awsome Valley and Eddie Davis Jr. is burdened by post 8 while Perseverance leaves from the second tier with Art Stafford Jr. driver for Wood, Dittmar, Iaquinta, and Tribbett Racing. In a $15,000 division, Jack Parker Jr. drives Chip Moore’s Royal Becca J, who had won two feature trots back in January and now leaves from post 6. Blownoutofthewater scored a strong 1:54.3 victory las week with Tony Morgan driving for owner Midsize Construction  It was his third win of the year.  Mike Casalino Jr.’s Tough Mac is rounding into top form with a third two stats back and a second, beaten only a half-length finishing second.  Two other starters won their last starts. Bamond Racing’s Crazshana with Tim Tetrick and Filled Donut, handled by Art Stafford Jr. for owned Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar, Steve Iaquinta and Larry Walls. Wisenheimer, leased and rained by Jenny Melander, has been racing well with Russ Foster in the bike. I Like My Boss, one of the top Delaware-bred trotters ever, will be tough starting from post 1 with Allan Davis piloting. Dover Downs 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. An excellent selection of 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

DOVER, Del--- The Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) opens it's harness racing three-year-old stakes program with two $20,000 three-year-old filly trots at Dover Downs on Monday, (March 12). Post time is 4:30 p.m. Serendipity Stables' homebred Star Sapphire, winner of both the Dover Downs and Harrington Raceway $100,000 finals at two, drew post 1 in the first of two $20,000 Filly legs. Russell Foster will drive the Tui Stone conditioned sophomore. Her toughest rival in 2017, Déjà vu Blue will have the services of Tim Tetrick leaving from post 5 in the opening race on the card. Dylan Davis trains and co-owns the black filly with Howard Taylor, Tom Lazzaro and Mike Casalino Jr. Déjà vu Blue was runner-up at Harrington and third in the Dover freshman finales. The other filly contenders are Cliff Green's Barn Yard Judy with Jason Green driving; Uptown Spunk guided by Roger Plante Jr. for Callam and LeBlanc racings; Press Pass bred by Stacy Stafford, co-owned with Wyatt Starkey and driven by Art Stafford Jr. and Who Winna Now has Mike Cole driving for trainer Bob Shahan who owns the filly with Jimmy and A.M. Parsons. Vandalous (Corey Callahan), a four-time winner at two, heads the second $20,000 distaff section. Chambers Racing, Cinbrew Enterprise, Fuquay and BCJM Inc. own the Nick Callahan trained brown filly. Alpine Chic has been the most active prepping for the DSBF stakes racing three times in February for trainer Les Givens and driver Allan Davis who is also a part owner with Delbert Cain, and Nanticoke Racing. Bobby Glassmeyer's Bosston Ruth drew the rail with Jonathan Roberts in the bike. Charlie Groce II's Miss U Jeannie will be handled by owner-trainer Eddie Dennis. Stop The Jade Farm's AB's Royal Punkin, trained by Stacy Chiodo and piloted by Pat Berry and Earlyshirley Three completes the lineup with Ross Wolfenden in the bike for trainer Daryl Glazer who owns the three-year-old with Chris Yochim. This is the first of two $20,000 legs with the second leg set for next Monday. The top eight point-getters in each of the four DSBF soph divisions return for $100,000 finals on meet closing day Thursday (3/29). Dover Downs now offers a 50-cent Pick 5 wager which starts with the 2nd race through the 6th. There is also a late daily double on the 12th and 13th races. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred racing is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. There is no charge for general parking and admission at Dover Downs. Reservations are suggested for the acclaimed Winner's Circle Buffet Restaurant and those planning a stay at the 4-star Dover Downs Hotel. Call 302-674-4600. DOVER DOWNS EXTRA -  # 15, 3/9/18 The Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) opens its 3-year-old trotting and pacing stakes program starting on Monday (3/12) with $20,000 preliminary legs scheduled through the first week with the 2nd and final legs the following week.---On Monday, trotting fillies are featured with colt and gelding trotters, Tuesday. Wednesday is filly pacer day with male pacers complete the first week of $20,000 prelims on Thursday.---The top eight-point getters in each of the four sophomore divisions return on March 29 for $100,000 championship finals ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Horses based in Delaware dominate the money makers in the sport in early 2018. While NF Happenstance, in the Jack Parker Jr. Stable in Harrington leads North American harness racing with $78,500 in purses won this year, five other who raced last week at Dover Downs are among the sport’s top 10. Another trotter, Dylan Davis-traineee Thereademoninme is fourth in the standings with $57,800. Burke Brigade’s pacing mare Bettorhaveanother is #7 with $55,375, Super  Imposed N from the Mike Hall barn is 9th with $53,240 and Wayne Given’s Sicily completes the top 10 banking $51.780. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Thursdays at Dover Downs, is an outstanding pacing day: Missle J got back to the winner’s circle after a powerful stretch burst to score a 1:50 victory in the $30,000 Preferred pace on March 8 to give Tim Tetrick his fourth win. Last week’s feature winner Sicily  took the lead at the start for Montrell Teague and led thought-out approaching the finish line when Tetrick move four wide on the final turn and zoomed past in the closing strides to win by three-quarters of a length. Sicily was second with Major Uptrend and Tony Morgan third.----A big upset came when 29-1 Ponderingjacksfame roared home for a 1:51.3 lifetime best to win for the second straight start in a $18,000 Winners pace. A 76-1 shot Ain’t It Fun came on for second to set up a $718.80 exacta with another longshot 35-1 Cash Is King third.--- Never Say Never N closed with a rush to win the $14,000 Winners-Over pace in 1:51.---In another $14,000 division, Sweet Rock took control the start with Vic Kirby in the bike and was in front the rest of the way in 1;50.4 for his second win of the year,---Dialamara came from off the pace to track down the leaders for a 1:51.3 victory I one of two $25,000-$30,000-$35,000 Claiming paces. In the other top claiming division, Jet Airway was too much for seven foes drawing off for a 1:50.1 conquest. ----Tim Tetrick led all drivers with four wins. Corey Callahan was next with three. Trainers Josh Green and Dylan Davis haltered two winners. ------------------------------------------------------------                                                                            DURING THE WEEK; Rollin Ring Afire made it a double for driver Ross Wolfenden, trainer Curtin Daniels and owner Howard Taylor on Monday (March 3), a card which included 50-1 and a 23-1 longshots. Mike Cole drove four winners.---- Rollin Ring Afire scored a decisive 1:52.4 victory in a $12,500 Claiming feature.--- Joe Fellows drove 50-1 shot Timshel to a 1:57.3 triumph in a fillies and mares pace coming back in the final strides to beat PF Silver Classic (Morgan) for his second lifetime win in his 55th start.--- Mike Cole’s third of four winners came when Royal Tequila notched a 23-1 upset in a winners of 1 trot---Seven of the 13 races were won by a horse paying double-digits.---- Sheez On a Cruze was an odds-on favorite in the $9.500 Winners trot giving Montrell Teague two wins. It was Sheez On A Cruze’s third consecutive win.---In addition to Mike Cole’s four bagger, drivers Teague and Ross Wolfenden, trainers Curtis Daniels and Wayne Givens and owner Howard Taylor had two wins each. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Theresademoninme had just enough in a deep stretch battle to nip Rock Of Cashel by a short nose in the $25,000 Open trot at Dover Downs on Tuesday (3/4).---A tight photo-finish gave the gelding the nod for is third win of the year in 1:54 with driver Jonathan Roberts. Lazurus finished third in front of Celebrity Pegasus.---In a $13,500 Winners trot, Tyson, who hadn’t raced since winning a Yonkers feature last February 2017, returned to the races with a powerful victory. Trainer Ed Gannon posted his second win of the day. It was his fourth win in-a-row over two seasons.--Snappy Dresser made it two in-a-row to close the card with a 1:54.3 win taking a $13,000 Filly and Mare pace  It was Josh Greens second training win. ---Crazshana got up to win a $12,000 Winners-Over trot-in 1:55. I Like My Boss led until the final steps and finished second---. Blownoutofthewater came on to overtake Tough Mac to win in 1:54.3 in a $12,000 division.--- Tim Tetrick, trainers Josh Green and Ed Gannon, had two winners apiece.  ------------------------------------------------------- On Wednesday (March 7), Bettorhaveanother won her third $25,000 Mares Open in four weeks scoring a 1:50.3 victory equaling her best winning time set two weeks ago. Tony Morgan was at the controls sitting behind Bettorhaveanother while Nerida Franco and Scandalicious battled for a :26.4 opening panel. Bettorhaveanother took the lead aa Nerida Franco N broke stride early in the stretch and it was an easy 1:50.3 win. Terror At Night was second,  Apple Bottom Jeans finished third in her first start since last July.--- She’s A Billionair added 50-percent of the $14,500 Mares purse to her account after Mike Cole notched his second win on the card steering a 1:55 victory overtaking Miss Profitability late in the stretch.---In another $14,500 distaff event, Vic Kirby got up with Shesarocker in 1:53.3.---In a $12,000 Mares Winners Over pace, Hold It Hanover went a big trip getting to the front and keeping the lead in the lane for a 1:52.2 triumph.----Vince Copeland closed out the card guiding Goin  Again, to a 1:54.3 decision in a $12,500 Mares winners pace.---A longshot early in the program is becoming customary. Winrlosedrnkdaboze and Jonathan Roberts won at 25-1 for her first win.---Mike Cole, Jonathan Roberts and Tony Morgan had driving doubles. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Former Leading Driver champion Tim Tetrick has the lead over seven-time defending champion Corey Callahan, 125-122 after 70 race days and with three weeks remaining this meet. Tony Morgan is third with 109 wins. Vic Kirby is fourth with 72 and Art Stafford Jr., fifth, with 70 wins. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Going into this weekend, the USTA reports that Corey Callahan is #6 in winning drives for 2018 with 75 with Tony Morgan right behind in 7th place with 74 wins. In money won by horses driven this year, Callahan is  6th in the rankins with nearly $850,000 and  Tim Tetrick is 9th with just under $75,000. -------------------------------------- Defending champion Dylan Davis is back in first-place, among trainers with 35 wins, Wayne Givens and Josh Green have moved into second-place tie with 31 winners each. Jim King is now fourth with 29 wins. Mike Hall rounds out the top five with 26 trips to the winner’s circle. Marv Bachrad

In addition to Downbytheseaside's powerful victory in the $308.060 Hap Hansen Progress Pace harness racing card on Thursday at Dover Downs, Russell Foster was star performer of the four $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) finals driving two of the winning horses Foster, who only is in his second year of driving Standardbreds recorded his personal biggest day. His day began in the $100,000 DSBF Two-Year-Old Filly trot, where he steered Serendipity Sable's homebred Star Sapphire trained by Tui Stone the Anders Bluestone-Victory Starburst to her third straight triumph with a never-look-back 1:59 performance. It was Foster's recreation of Star Sapphire's victory last October winning the $100,000 Harrington DSBF final. The small but fleet filly now has a seasonal total of $125,650. Race favorite Vandalous (Corey Callahan) finished second at Dover with Deja Vu Blue (Ross Wolfenden) third. Later, Foster returned in the $100,000 DSBF Colt Pace overtaking race favorite Evolution Tour (Tim Tetrick) in deep stretch to win by a nose in 1:51. George Leager, bred, owns and trains the No Spin Zone-Queen Kathy colt who has made the winner's circle nine times in 11 starts with two second to earn $151,797. Transitioning Joy (Montrell Teague) finished third after leaving from outside post 8. Photo finishes were evident in most of the DSBF freshman events. Sky Marshall came from a far back third to win in the last stride for trainer Carlo Poliseno, who owns the CR Commando-Penny Lane colt with Jane Dunavant, to notch his first win in the $100,000 Colt trot. Super Fly (Art Stafford Jr.) had built up a big lead turning for home, but could not hold off Sky Marshall, who took a 1:56.4 lifetime mark and lift his career earnings to $76,000. Brother Kenny (Tetrick) was the third-place finisher. In another tight photo-finish, Go Sandy Go overtook front-pacing Pedal Power (Tetrick) in the last stride in 1:53.4 to win the DSBF $100,000 Filly Pace Final. Jason Green piloted the Roddy's Bags Again-Bit Of Trick youngster for owners-breeders trainer Josh Green and Brent Outten. Go Sandy Go has now banked $65,000 in 2017. In the feature race on the undercard, DSBF graduate Bags To Riches, last season's outstanding and dominant sophomore, showed his ability against Open company scoring a 1:49.4 triumph in the $25,000 Open pace. Hall of Famer David Miller steered the Roddy's Bags Again-Paint The Sky Blue three-year-old to a 1:49.4 victory beating Sicily (Teague) and Cajon Lightning (Yannick Gingras) home in 1:49.4. It was his eighth win of the year raising his seasonal earnings to $174,927 and $261,789 lifetime for breeder Only Money Inc. and partner, trainer Jason Skinner. In the upcoming New Year, the DSBF Three-Year-Olds preliminaries and finals are scheduled for late March 2018. DOVER DOWNS EXTRA -#4 ----------------------------------------- Downbytheseaside won the $308,060 Hap Hansen Progress Pace (HHPP), the biggest events of the Delaware harness racing season.  Downbytheseside went out a winner rushing to a 1:48.3 victory in his final race prior to stallion duty. Chris Page directed the convincing victory, his 14th of the season with a separately owned Brian Brown stablemate Fear The Dragon, second.----Just before the 2nd race on Thursday (Nov. 30), an earthquake, said to be 4.4 magnitude, shook the racetrack and Dover, Del. vicinity. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) confirms that at 4:48 p.m. EST, a 4.4 magnitude earthquake occurred.  The coordinates of the quake (39.2N  75.4W) put the center of the quake 10 miles northeast of Dover, in the Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, at a depth of eight miles. ---------------------------------------------------------- Russell Foster had the finest day of his career winning two of the four $100,000 DSBF Two-Year-Old Dover Downs Finals on the Super Thursday (Nov. 30) program. He drove Star Sapphire, who won the $100,000 Harrington Final, to a 1:59 triumph in the 2-Year-Old Filly trot and Slick Tony by a nose in in 1:51.4 in the Colt Final. Go Sandy Go won the Filly pace in 1:53.4 and Sky Marshal in 1:56.4, both wins by a nose. ------------------------------------------------- Bags To Riches who dominated the DSBF Three-Year-Old Colt Pace division recorded his first sub 1:50 victory winning the $25,000 Open in 1:49.4.Also Major Upstart, who seems to love Dover Downs, scored a 1:49.3 win. -------------------------------------------- During the week; Pure Kemp trotted away to win a $12,000 feature trot for meet-leading driver Tim Tetrick’s fourth win while Russell Foster guided Rock On Precious to a 1:51 success in a $17,500 Claiming pace on Monday (Nov. 27). ---------------------------------------- I Like My Boss made it two straight wins as Allan Davis drove the former Delaware-sired champion A pair of 11-1 shots were separated by a short nose at the wire in 1:54.4 when The Lion Sleep nipped Ideal Hudson (Donnie Long) in a tight photo in the $13,000 female pace, a 1:54.1 victory in the $13,000 Winners-Over trot on Tuesday (Nov. 28). It was a double for driver Russell Foster and his dad, owner-trainer Arty Foster Jr.  ------------------------------------------------- Sweet Bobbie stepped up to the $25,000 Mares Open on Wednesday (Nov. 29) and repeated last week’s 7-1 victory while Seboomook Copper and Lotsa Luck won the DSBF colt and filly pace consolations on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at Dover Downs. ------------------------------------------------------------- Tim Tetrick holds an eight-win lead among drivers after the first month of the current season/ Tetrick has 36 wins, Art Stafford Jr. is second with 28. Corey Callahan, the defending champion, is third with 27 winners. Russell Foster and Vic Kirby are tied for fourth-place with 21 wins each. ----------------------------------------------------- Jim King leads the trainer statistics with 12 winners. Josh Green is second with nine while Nick Callahan is third haltering eight winners. There is a three way tie for fourth between Wayne Givens, Kevin Lare and Bob Reeser, all with seven wins. -------------------------------------------------------- Tony Morgan, second leading driver in North America history nearing16,000 wins. ---------------------------------------------------------- George Teague reports Wiggleit Jiggleit is back in training and has gone a 2:07 mile. Teague’s plan, if the great pacer looks the part, is to make the races this Spring or early Summer.     PURE KEMP SEEKS 2ND STRAIGHT MONDAY FEATURE TROT Last Monday, Pure Kemp was impressive with a 1:53.3 victory in his  Dover Downs’ debut. This week the talented sophomore filly trotter starts from post 8 in a nine horse field on Dec. 4. Post time is 4:30 p.m. With meet-leading driver Tim Tetrick piloting, the Rich Lombardo and Green Racing Stable lass grabbed the lead after the opening quarter and was in command the rest of the way. The horses that finished second and third last time have better post position in this one with Tina Clark’s Splashed with Vic Kirby driving was second in front of Howard and Josh Kaufman’s Euro Gap and Pat Berry, the show finisher. Other contestants are Frank Chick’s Dayliner with Eddie Davis Jr.; Sheer Assault driven by Corey Callahan for Howard Taylor, Tom Lazzaro and trainer Dylan Davis; Magic Maddy racing for Lou Catana and trainer Vince Bradley with Tony Morgan in the bike. Russell Foster drives Frank Canzone’s Miami; trainer Gary Simpson’s Ifya Start Me Up drew the rail with Allan Davis while promising Sweetchap and Art Stafford Jr. starts from post 9 in the second tier. In the $11,000 top pace, Greg Papaleo and May Walton’s battle tested Mustang art (Tetrick), a winner of two of his last three races leads a field of nine to post. Gary Ewing’s steady Star Messenger (Morgan) leaves from the rail, with Bob Stevenson’s Singing Saint (Eddie Davis Jr.) alongside. The fast Emeritus Maximus (Foster) races from the second tier for Don Marine and Brent Hall. The only winner last time in the lineup is Kovack Stable’s $1.2-million winner, Feel Like A Fool (Jonathan Roberts) . The remaining starters are George and Tina Dennis Racing’s Imkeepnthisguy (Ross Wolfenden), David Miller’s Fashion Bythebeach (Vince Copeland)  and Donny Adams’ Hal Bro (Alan Davis).    Dover Downs now offers a 50-cent Pick 5 wager which starts with the 2nd race through the 6th. There is also a late daily double on the 12th and 13th races. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred racing is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. There is no charge for general parking and admission at Dover Downs. Reservations are suggested for the acclaimed Winner’s Circle Buffet Restaurant and those planning a stay at the 4-star Dover Downs Hotel. Call 302-674-4600. Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del. --- Pedal Power and Ibetyoucanwiggle pulled mild harness racing surprises to win the 2nd leg $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Two-Year-Old Filly Paces on Tuesday, Nov. 21 at Dover Downs. Theresademoninme took the $25,000 Open Trot. Post time is 4:30 p.m. With both 1st leg winners -Gracefullyforgiven and Go Sandy Go - virtually tied as race favorites, Tim Tetrick pulled Pedal Power out of third turning for home and zoomed past en route to a 1:53.4 triumph in the first of two $20,000 DSBF preliminaries. Last week Gracefullyforgiven ( Art Stafford Jr ), who won for the fifth consecutive outing and Go Sandy Go with an impressive winning debut in DSBF 1st leg separate victories while Pedal Power finished third, but this time drew the rail. Pedal Pusher won for the fifth time in eight starts with two seconds and a third this season for owner- trainer Darrell and Leah Lewis. The Roddy's Bags Again-Calico Moon bay has now won $58,443 in her rookie season. Go Sandy Go finished second in front of Gracefullyforgiven. In the second $20,000 DSBF prelim, Ibetyoucanwiggle came on to score a 1:56.4 victory for Montrell Teague driving for trainer Clyde Francis and owner-breeder George Teague Inc, The win was the second in 2017 for the daughter of Mr. Wiggles-Betting Machine, In eight races, she has added two seconds and three thirds while earning $52,768. Studio Session (Jason Thompson) was runner-up. Cheyenne Zone (Vic Kirby) took third money. After the two DSBFprelim legs are completed on Wednesday, the top eight DSBF point getters in the four divisions make the $100,000 finals for colt and filly trotters and pacers next Thursday, Nov. 30. That day will be highlighted by the $300,000 Hap Hansen Progress Pace for three-year-olds. In the $25,000 Open Handicap Trot on the regular program, Mike Casalino and trainer Dylan Davis' Therisademoninme has been spectacularly solid in his last eight outings. A 1:54 victory with regular driver Jonathan Roberts in the bike, is his fastest clocking of the year. Thereisademoninme has made the winner's circle in five of his six 2017 wins with three close-up second-place finishes Stafford Jr.) Uva Hanover (Tetrick) in his first local appearance after racing most of the winter at Dover, finished second. Celebrity Pegasus (Stafford Jr.) after spending much of the race on the outside, was third. Murmur Hanover was scratched. I Like My Boss, a one-time Delaware-sired champion, is back in a winning groove. The Don Boss Via-Wild One gelding won has second in-a-row and fourth in his last five races, behind driver Allan Davis. Owned by trainer Bob Shahan ad Jim and A.M. Parsons, his has banked $83,856 of his career $471,120 earnings, this season. On Wednesday, in addition to two $20,000 DSBF Filly and a Male trot 2nd leg prelim, an 11-horse field will vie in the $35,000 Hap Hansen Progress Pace (HHPP) eliminination. The first eight finishers return on Nov. 30 for the $300,000 (HHPP Final. There is no live racing this Thursday, Nov. 23, Dover Downs Harness wish all a Happy Thanksgiving. 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

DOVER, Del...Evolution Tour won wire-to-wire while Fast Tony had to edge Transforming Joy at the wire in the second of two harness racing $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) freshmen colt and gelding paces on Monday, Nov. 20. Common Parlance won the photo in the $14,000 trot at Dover Downs.  The combination of driver Tim Tetrick and Jim King training for JoAnn Looney King struck for the third straight time, second in DSBF preliminaries, to lower the Roddy Bags Again-Rare Filly geldings lifetime record to 1:52.4 with a :27.3 final panel. Evolution Tour was followed by Own It (Ross Wolfenden) and Sea Bags (Tony Morgan). Evolution Tour is now four wins in seven starts with three second-place finishes for a $66,550 bankroll. In the second DSBF prelim, Slick Tony sat second behind Transitioning Joy (Montrell Teague) until turning for home. The duo battled side-by-side down the lane until Russell Foster got Slick Tony up by a head in ther:27.3 stretch drive to win by a head in 1:52. For breeder, owner, trainer George Leager, it was the eighth win with two seconds in 10 races and put the colt into six figures in the money-earned column at $101,797. American First (Jeff Fout) was third. Now the two-year-old male pace final is set for next week's Super Thursday card (Nov. 30) when all four $100,000 DSBF Finals join the $300,000 (est.) Hap Hansen Progress Pace Final. In the $14,000 feature trot, it appeared Nothing But Nice would be hard to beat with a 4-length lead turning for home, but Common Parlance and Sean Bier came storming on the outside to catch the leader deep in the lane for a 1:56 triumph. Petrossian (Foster) closing along the passing lane finished second in from of Nothing But Nice, third. Crissy Bier conditions the Crazed-Angevine gelding owned by Wade Wyatt and Francis DiMondi. Eddie Davis Jr. steered Forty Five Red to the fastest mile of the night scoring a 1:50.4 victory in a $10,000 pace for trainer Joe Columbo of the George Dennis Stable who owns the If I Can Dream-Sakura Hanover six-year-old. Star Messenger (Morgan) and People Are Crazy (Foster) were second and third respectively. Gary Ewing's Rangers Sureshot, an altered son of Palone Ranger-Cadie's Sure Shot) came up the passing lane to win the other $10,000 pace with Tony Morgan winning first of a back-to-back pair of races before finishing with three winners. See You Tuesday (Jonathan Roberts) was runner-up. Imkeepingthisguy (Wolfenden) was the show horse. Dover Downs now offers a 50-cent Pick 5 wager which starts with the 2nd race through the 6th. A late daily double can be found on the 12th and 13th races. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred racing is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. There is no charge for general parking and admission at Dover Downs. Reservations are suggested for the acclaimed Winner's Circle Buffet Restaurant and those planning a stay at the 4-star Dover Downs Hotel. Call 302-674-4600. Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del. --- The Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) spotlights harness racing two-year-old filly pacers on Tuesday, Nov. 21 with two $20,000 first leg preliminaries at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m. Both 1st leg winners -Gracefullyfogiven and Go Sandy Go meet in the 6th race, the first of two $20,000 DSBF prelims. Gracefullyforgiven , a winner of all five of her races was an easy 1:54.2 last week with Art Stafford Jr and owner-breeders Jeff and David Clark. Go Sandy Go made a successful debut in DSBF action winning her maiden start also in 1:54.2 with Jason Green in the bike. Brent Outten and trainer Josh Green own the Roddy's Bags Again-Bit Of Trick filly. Tim Tetrick drives for Darrell and Leah Lewis' Pedal Power, a third place finisher last Tuesday. She drew the rail. Bay Pond Racing's Bunker Away, a second-place finisher in the DSBF Consolation at Harrington, scored a wire-to-wire win last week with Corey Callahan in the bike. George Teague's homebred Nozy Neighbor, a half-sister to fame Wiggleit Jiggleit, handled by Montrell Teague, raced gamely to finish third after trouble at the starting gate last time. After two legs, the top eight DSBF point getters make the $100,000 finals for colt and filly trotters and pacers next Thursday, Nov. 30, along with the $300,000 (est.) Hap Hansen Progress Pace for three-year-olds. On Tuesday the regular card feature is a $25,000 Open Handicap trot with mare assigned inside posts. This week, three newcomers from Yonkers Raceway are among seven starters. John DeVito's Ameliosa (Allan Davis) starts from post 1, while B Yoyo (Corey Callahan), owned by Bill K Lambos and Dion Liberatos, has the outside. Uva Hanover (Tim Tetrick) has raced at Dover last season, and leaves from post 3 for Martin Steinberg and Stake Your Clam Stable. Mike Casalino and Dylan Davis' Therisademoninme (Jonathan Roberts) won this event last week and takes on Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar and Steve Iaquinta's Celebrity Pegasus (Art Stafford Jr.) , Murmur Hanover (Vic Kirby) and Jim Moor's Royal Becca J (Jack Parker Jr.). There is no live racing this Thursday, Nov. 23, Dover Downs Harness wish all a Happy Thanksgiving. 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 normally 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

DOVER, Del...Two $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) freshmen colt and gelding paces begin the 2nd leg harness racing action on Monday, Nov. 20 with a $14,000 trot topping the overnight card at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m. Both winners of last week's prelims drew separate divisions. In the first race, JoAnn Looney King's Evolution Tour with Tim Tetrick was a 1:53.3 winner last Monday. He has three wins and three seconds in six starts this year. His biggest concern appears Jay Shore's Sea Bags with Tony Morgan and Mingo, a George Teague bred and owned colt.' In the 2nd $20,000 DSBF section, owner-breeder George Leager's Slick Tony puts his seven wins in nine races record on line with Russ Foster at the controls. Two of his contenders finished second last week. George Teague and wife Joy saw their homebred Transitioning Joy reined by Montrell Teague and trainer Clyde Francis. Bay Pond Racing's Own It also was second with trainer-driver Jeff Fout. Arty Foster's Petrossian AS (Russ Foster) carries a two-race win streak into the $14,000 Winners trot on the undercard. Both wins have been impressive. This week's stiffest challenge is expected from Risto Vidgren's Indiana invader Nothing But Nice (Callahan) trained by Bob Reeser. Iron Mine Branch's Trust Fund Baby (Art Stafford Jr.) and Common Parlance (Sean Bier) finished second and third last Monday. Dover Downs now presents a 50-cent Pick 5 wager which starts with the 2nd race through the 6th. A late daily double can be found on the 12th and 13th races. On that same Nov. 30 program, four $100,000 DSBF Two-Year-Old finals will be carded. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred racing is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. There is no charge for general parking and admission at Dover Downs. Reservations are suggested for the acclaimed Winner's Circle Buffet Restaurant and those planning a stay at the 4-star Dover Downs Hotel. Call 302-674-4600. Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del. --- Gracefullyforgiven and Go Sandy Go won Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) $20,000 two-year-old filly paces while harness racing driver Corey Callahan notched five wins on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m. Unbeaten Gracefullyforgiven remained undefeated in DSBF events scoring a 1:54.2 victory wire-to-wire to up her record to five-for-five with Art Stafford Jr. driving for owner-trainer Jeff Clark and David Clark. The Roddy's Bags Again-Bluebird Wanda black filly was winner of the $100,000 DSBF Final at Harrington. She was followed by fast-finishing Pedal Power (Tim Tetrick),second and Ibetyoucanwiggle (Montrell Teague), third. Go Sandy Go made her first pari-mutuel start an impressive one fashioning a 1:54.2 triumph in the other $20,000 DSBF prelim. Jason Green was in the bike for owners Brent Outten and Green Racing trained by Josh Green. A daughter of Roddy's Bags Again-Bit Of Trick, she took the lead going to the half mile and then sailed to an easy victory. Bunker Hill (Callahan) was second in front of Gateway Lady (Tim Tetrick). Following Corey Callahan's five winning drives, Art Stafford Jr., trainers Bobby Reeser and Nick Callahan made the winner's circle twice. Wednesday features two $20,000 DSBF filly trots and one $20,000 male trot completing the 1st of two weeks of prelims. On the non-stakes program, a $25,000 Mares Open pace is the top event. Next week, the DSBF Two-Year-Old preliminaries reach the second and final legs. The top eight DSBF point getters in both trotting and pacing divisions make the $100,000 finals for colt and filly trotters and pacers on Nov. 30, the same day of the $300,000 (est.) Hap Hansen Progress Pace for 3-year-olds. This Thursday another outstanding program headed by four rich Matron Stakes for three-year-olds, a $30,000 Preferred and $25,000 Open pace. Dover Downs now features a 50-cent Pick 5 wager starting with the 2nd race through the sixth. 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. THREE DSBF $20,000 TROT 1st LEG PRELIMS AT DOVER WEDNESDAY Three Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 1st leg preliminaries, two featuring fillies and one for colts, plus a $25,000 Filly and Mares Open pace top the Wednesday, Nov. 15 program at Dover Downs. First post is 4:30 p.m. In an all-DSBF filly daily double lineup, Serendipity Stable’s Star Sapphire, driven by Russ Foster, surprise winner of the Harrington $100,000 final, and that race favorite Déjà vu Blue and Ross Wolfenden, owned by Howard Taylor, Tom Lazzaro, Mike Casalino and trainer Dylan Davis, renew their rivalry in the 1st race while Vandalous and Corey Callahan racing for BCJM, Fuquay-Varina, Cinbrew Ent. And Chambers Racing, takes on Alpine Chic, owned by driver Allan Davis, Delbert Cain and Nanticoke Racing and Callam, and LeBlanc racings’ Uptown Spunk, reined by Roger Plante. A field of eight vie in the $20,000 DSBF Colts and Gelding Trot. Boston Cruiser, winner of last month’s Harrington $100,000 final, puts a four-race win streak on the line. The Bobby Glassmeyer bred, owned and trained gelding leaves from post 8 with Jonathan Roberts in the bike. Bobby Myers’ Brother Kenny (Tim Tetrick) and Sky Marshal owned by trainer-driver Carlo Poliseno and Jane Dunavant, who were second and third, are among race contenders.  The top eight point-getters after two prelim legs of their events make the $100,000 DSBF Final on Nov. 30. The four lucrative Delaware events will be part of the $300,000 (est.) Hap Hansen Progress Pace all-star card  The $25,000 Mares Open pace includes Brian Truitt’s Enhance Your Mind (Vic Kirby), winner of last season’s Horse of the Meet award presented by the U.S. Harness Writers Association’ s Delaware Valley chapter. In her seasonal debut last week, she closed from last to finish third beaten only a half-length. That race was won by Brian Malone’s Hostess Lisa (Tony Morgan). Terror At Night (Allan Davis), racing for Ed Maas, Arlene Paisley and Nanticoke Racing finished second in the photo. JoAnn Looney King’s Purrfect Bags (Tim Tetrick), a former Delaware champion,  Mike Casalino’s Nat A Virgin (Corey Callahan) and  Meanwhile the Mike Hall leased St. Kitts (Jonathan Roberts), complete the fast field.  The Thursday card features all four sophomore Matron Stakes events and a $30,000 Preferred Pace head a top card. Marv Bachrad

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