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DOVER, Del.--- Soto, who starred early this meet, returns to local action on Thursday (3/1) to take on the fast Christen Me N, Sicily, Major Uptrend and Missle J in a powerpackd seven-horse $30,000 Preferred pace on a powerful 13-race card at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m. Soto is nearing the half-million mark in lifetime earnings and Art Stafford Jr. will again be in the sulky for trainer Eric Ell and owners Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar and Steve Iaquinta. The six-year-old has won 24 of his 99 career starts. Sicily, meanwhile has both a 1:49.4 and a 1:48.4 win already this meet but recently has had second-itis in each of his last three races with Montrell Teague driving for trainer Wayne Givens and owners Reggie Hazzard and legacy Racing. A two-race sub- 1:50 win streak came to a close last week for Niss Allen and Crissman Inc.'s Major Uptrend, driven by Tony Morgan. This week he leaves from the rail. Down Under champion Christen Me N with Tim Tetrick driving, was locked in while on the backstretch last time, before escaping to finish third. The Burke Brigade's Starznheaven, owned by Weaver Bruscemi, Karr, Emond and Burke Racing, gets a better post this week with Vic Kirby leaving from post 2. John McGill's and Brian Carsey's Missle J returns after being scratch last week and the winner of two of his last three races will be driven by Jonathan Roberts. Last Thursday Super Imposed N scored a nose victory with Corey Callahan in the bike for Mike Hall and Dave Hamm. The top card of the week also boasts a $25,000 Open led by Sweet Rock (Kirby), from the rail following last week's 1:50.4 win for G.P. Calloway, Hazzard and Legacy Racing. JoAnn Looney King's Little Ben (Tetrick) ran off four consecutive wins recently. Wood, Dittmar, Iaquinta and Minisink Farms' hard hitting Cajon Lightning (Stafford Jr.) drew outside post 8. Silver Fox J (Mike Cole) went a big trip last time for George&Tina Dennis and The Wiz Kids Stable. Ted Gewertz and Val D'Or Farms' Air Strike (Callahan) leads nine to post in an $18,000 Winners-Over pace; Dan Keeler's James Isaac (Morgan) nipped Crissy Bier's Bro Hanover (Sean Bier) and then return in a $16,000 Winners pace. There also are two $25,00-$30,000-$35,000 Claiming paces on the top program of the week. 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 12th and 13th races. Live racing each Monday through Thursday with post time at 4:30 p.m. 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. --- Lazurus came on strong in the stretch to overtake Golden Son in deep stretch for a 1:53.3 lifetime best at Dover Downs on Tuesday, Feb. 27. Off at 6-1 Tetrick bided his time as race-favorite Theresademoninme (Jonathan Roberts) cut out most of the mile before Russell Foster put Golden Son in gear to assume the lead on the final turn. Lazurus came between horses to collar Golden Son in the final strides for his second win of the year, The Credit Winner-Afterglow Hall gelding conditioned by Scott DiDomenico for Dana Parham, CC Racing and Triple D Stables won for the 17th time and now has earned $203,537 in his career. Celebrity Pegasus (Art Stafford Jr.) came on fast to take third place. Elysium (Corey Callahan) broke stride just past the :26.3 opening quarter after engaging Theresademoninme in a duel for the lead. Callahan won his third of four winners on the card earlier in a $12,500 Winners trot guiding Euro Gap who held off Broadway Promise (Tetrick) in a 1:55.4 victory. Holiday Promise (Tony Morgan) was the show finisher. John Cabot trains the Manofmanymissions-Classic Belle gelding for Howard and Josh Kauffman. It was his first win of 2018 in his seventh start. Go Sandy Go prepped for the upcoming Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) stakes scoring an impressive 1:54.1triumph in a $12,000 Fillies and Mares pace. Jason Green drove his second winner for owner-trainer  Josh Green (no relation). Sassa’s Sister (Eddie Davis Jr.) was a strong second with Lil O’Reilly (Mike Cole) next. Go Sandy Go, a soph filly by Roddy’s Bags Again-Bit Of Trick, won last years $100,000 DSBF Final and now is three wins and a second in four career starts for Brent Outten and Green Racing.   Callahan regained the track’s lead among driver. His four wins give him a two win lead over Tim Tetrick 115-113. Tetrick had two wins himself. Josh Green had two owner and two trainer wins. Betterhaveanother puts a three-race win streak on the line in the $25,000 Mares Open pace facing Shartin N, Nerida Franco N and Sweet Robbie in the Wednesday feature race.    .  Live racing is featured Monday through Thursday weekly with a 4: 30 p.m. post time. No live racing Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. 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. STREAKING BETTORHAVEANOTHER HEADS $25,000 MARES OPEN DOVER, Del. - Bettorhaveanother has a three race win streak on the line in this week's top distaff event, the $25,000 Mares Open, on the Wednesday, Feb. 28 program at Dover Downs. A $17,000 and a $12,000 female pace top the undercard . Post time is 4:30 p.m. This week Tony Morgan holds the reins for trainer Ron Burke and the fast six-year-old Bettorhavanother owned by Weaver Bruscemi and Weaver Bruscemi. All three of her wins have come no longer than by a half-length with one by a head and the other by a nose. Returning after a 'just miss' second at the Meadowlands, Shartin N who won three in-a-row before that, will be driven by regular driver Tim Tetrick for Richard Pollucci and JoAnn Looney-King . Nerida Franco N steps up in company after two straight victories with Allan Davis driving for Mike Hall and Dave Hamm. Gary Ewing's Sweet Robbie piloted by At Stafford Jr. leads the rest of the fast field which also includes Breakaway Stable's sharp Valuable Art handled by Corey Callahan, from the rail with Legacy Racing's steady Empress Deo and Montrell Teague, alongside. Terror At Night driven by Mike Cole for owners Arlene Paisley, Ed Maas, Arlene Paisley and Nanticoke Racing completes the talented field. On a competitive undercard nine start in a $13,000 Mares Winners-Over pace with three-quarter million winning Newborn Sassy (Tetrick) owned by CC Racing and JoAnn Looney leaving from post 9 in the second tier. George&Tina Dennis and The Wiz Kids Stable's I'm Won Rum Wiser (Cole), a winner last week, drawing post 1 with Ken Jacobs' Planet Rock (Morgan) alongside. Use You Noodle (Callahan) has been racing well for Faragalli III, Feeney, Johnson and Nanticoke Racing, The other contestants are Arty Foster Jr and III's Skateboard Chic (Russell Foster), Breakaway Stable's Never Back Down (Callahan), Bob Bailey's Duneside Chella (Stafford Jr.), Claim To Fame's Hold It Hanover (Eddie Davis Jr.) and Chris Sharpe and Alex Hawes' Quotable Quotes (Ross Wolfenden). 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. ---Harness racing driver Montrell Teague picked up his third win of the day driving Lew's Maverick to a come-from-behind victory catching Cashendash Hanover in the closing strides to win the $17,500 Claiming feature on Monday, Feb. 26 at Dover Downs. Stepping up after a 1:50.4 front-end victory last week in $12,500 claimer, Lew's Maverick won for the third time his meet with Teague driving for trainer Kevin Switzer and owners John Dickens, Kathleen Mofield and KDK Standardbreds. Hide Me Away (Russell Foster) one of two horses claimed out of this event, finish third for the fourth consecutive time. The other claimed horse was program favorite Mister Virgin (Tony Morgan), who won in 1:50.3 last Monday. Lew's Maverick is a Western Hanover-Oceanview Cooper gelding who won for the 18th time in his career and is now a $133,918 lifetime winner. Jason Thompson drove the day's longest shot, 27-1 Fussy Streak, trained by Jim Thompson for Mist Stable, to a 1:57.4 lifetime fastest victory in a Fillies and mares pace. Owosso Flash (Bret Brittingham) was a 15-1 upsetter in another pace for owner-trainer Jane Ramsey and Dave Amos. Montrell Teague and Tim Tetrick had three wins each, and Mike Cole had a double Thereademoninme, last week's winner, battles Elysium Lindy, Royal Becca J and Celebrity Pegasus in a strong field of eight in Tuesday's $25,000 Open/Handicap trot feature. Sheez On A Cruze won the card's top trot with Teague also driving, this time for his aunt owner-trainer Brenda Teague. The Crazed-Topcat Hall four-year-old mare, who raced on the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes circuit briefly last year, made it two straight wins .Very Dark (Ross Wolfenden) finished second. My Big Kadillac (Vince Copeland) was the show finisher. THERESADEMONINME MEETS ROYAL BECCA J IN WEEK’S TOP TROT Theresademoninme takes on Royal Becca J, Celebrity Pegasus and Elysium Linda and Royal Becca J in this week’s $25,000 Open/Handicap  on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m.  A week ago, Mike Casalino and Dylan Davis’ Theresademoninme, with Jonathan Roberts at the controls, took the lead at the start and was never headed in a 1:53 conquest in the feature ace. Royal Becca J, owned by Chip Moore, was also used early but could not get the lead and spent most of his journey racing on the outside for Jack Parker Jr. and for the first time this meet finished out-of-the-money. Meanwhile, Elysium Lindy, leaving from the outside came on strongly to take second money for driver Corey Callahan and owners Weaver Bruscemi, DiScala and Burke Racing.  Celebrity Pegasus and Art Stafford Jr. gets a better starting spot from post 4 this week after three straight outside posts for owners Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar, Steve Iaquinta and Minisink Farms The other members of the excellent field of eight include:. Bamond Racing’s Crazshana who will have the services of Allan Davis this week, Dana Parham, CC Racing and Triple D Stables’ Lazurus, with Tim Tetrick, John DeVito’s Golden Son, a third-place finisher in last week’s feature, and he only female in the lineup, Richard Gutnick and TLP Stable’s Moonlight Cocktail, a winner of two of her last four for Tony Morgan who has post position 1. A pair of $12,000 trots head the strong undercard. 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... When live harness racing returns on Monday (2/26) at Dover Downs, Mister Virgin, a winner of six of his last eight races including a 1:50.3 front-end win last week, is again the one to beat in the feature, a $17,500 Claiming pace. Post time is 4:30 Claimed twice during his recent lengthy six-race win streak, Ron Davis claimed the eight-year-old gelding in late January. After finishing out-of-the-money in a step-up to $25,000, he returned to $17,500 ranks last week and won convincingly with Tony Morgan driving for trainer Brooks Gray. Among the challengers in the seven-horse field is owner-trainer Dylan Davis' Cashendash Hanover second last week after two-wins in-a-row with driver Tim Tetrick. John Dickens, Kathleen Mofield and KDK Standardbreds' Lew's Maverick and pilot Montrell Teague steps up in price after a 1:50.4 win last time. Arty Foster III an Wanda May Saulsbury's Hide Me Away and Russell Foster has been second and third in his last five outings. Corey Callahan drive's trainer Bobby Rice's I Belong With You for owner .Joanna Callahan. Frankandjoanne, owned by trainer- driver Steve Nason and Tom Bradford drew post 1 while Bamond Racing's Midnite Pass and Tim Tetrick leaves from outside post 7. Brenda Teague's Sheez On A Cruze (M.Teague) is the favorite in the top trot after a 1:56 win from post 8. The sakes seasoned four-year-old battles My Big Kadillac, owned, trained and driven by Vince Copeland's My Big Kadillac,. Hannah's Charm (Tetrick) and Leigh Raymer, Steve Moss and Stacy Stafford's fast Super Fly (Art Stafford Jr.) among the opposition. DOVER DOWNS EXTRA     # 13, -2/22/18 With temperatures dropping to the 40s after two days in the 70s, Super Imposed N won a cavalry charge to the wire in 1:50.1 to win the $27,500 Preferred/Open pace on a chilly, drizzling Thursday (2/2). Sweet Rock got up in 1:50.4 in a $14,000 Winners-Over while Tim Tetrick had a four bagger and Corey Callahan won three.---Callahan drove Super Imposed N, a Jereme’s Jet-Madam Superior gelding to his third win in his last four 2018 races closing strongly to edge Sicily in the photo with Christen Me N  third. Pace-setter Major Uptrend who led turning for home was fourth. For Sicily, it was the third consecutive close second-place finish and fourth time as runner-up this meet along with three fast wins in nine starts.---In the prior race, Vic Kirby drove Sweet Rock between horses to post a 1:50.4 decision in a $14,000 Winners-Over pace. Little Ben, who took the early lead held on for second with Silver Fox J third.---Cyclone Kiwi N, the king of the meet’s top claimers, did it again. With Corey Callahan at the controls, the Jereme’s Jet-Another Kiwi gelding won  for the sixth time for three different owners. Claimed in his previous three outings. Cyclone Kiwi N led the 1:52.2 mile.--- Tetrick won his third of four races taking Dialamara to A !:52 triumph in his first start for new owner-trainer Gary Ewing who claimed him last time out. He won a $25,000-$30,000 Claiming pace.---Tetrick had four wins, Callahan, three, Vic Kirby won two while trainers Wayne Givens, Josh Green and owner-trainer Dylan Davis also had doubles. -------------------------- DURING THE WEEK; Mister Virgin got back to his winning ways on Monday (2/19) taking the President’s Day $17,500 feature pace in 1:50.3 with Tony Morgan driving. After running up a half-dozen consecutive wins at the start of the meet, Mister Virgin was claimed in mid-January and then the week after. He was moved up to the $25,000 ranks without success, He then returned to the $17,500 level again. where he returned to the winner’s circle.---For the second time in three starts, Wayne Long driving Nice Stuff came from off the pace from fourth to score another longshot victory, This time he won at 15-1 to after a similar victory at 18-1 on Jan. 22. ---Tony Morgan and Montrell Teague had driving doubles. ------------------------------------------------------------- After breaking stride at the start of last week’s $25,000 Open Handicap trot and come back to finish third. This week Theresademoninme rebounded to score an impressive 1:53 wire-to-wire victory in the feature on Tuesday (2/20) to give driver Jonathan Roberts, trainer and co-owner Dylan Davis one of three training wins and an owner double for the day. Theresademoninme notched his second win of 2018 and 25th lifetime raising his bankroll to $381,078 lifetime. Cutting out the fast fractions of :26.2 quarter; :55.2 half; 1:23.4 three quarters pulling away to victory.--- Davis-trained Honor And Serve teamed with Corey Callahan for a 1:53.3 triumph in a $13,000 Winners-Over trot, Davis’ first training win came with LMC Mass Gem who overpowered seven rivals in 1;53.3 with Callahan driving. ---The biggest payoff of the day came when Big Walls, a 36-shot with Montrell Teague in the bike came four-wide from way back to roll home with his first win of the campaign in 1:54.1---.Dylan Davis had three training wins, two owner wins while Corey Callahan had three winning drives;, Jonathan Roberts, Allan Davis, Russell Foster and trainer Kyle Moore had two wins each. -------------------------------------------------------------------- On Tuesday (2/20), temperatures in the 70s set the stage for fast races headed by Bettorhaveanother scoring the fastest clocking for a female pacer this year, 1:50.3, to win the $25,000 Mares Open notching her third straight victory.----  A 10-1 shot, Bad Lightning (Roberts) overtook front-pacing Stormtracker (Tim Tetrick) nearing the wire in 1:51.3 to win the $17,000 Mares sub-feature.--- Corner Table was  the longshot on the card. Off at 37-1, Art Stafford Jr. drove her first win of the year to a new lifetime record of 1:52.1.--- Tony Morgan had a triple, Roberts, Stafford and Montrell Teague had two wins apiece. ------------------------------------------------------------- This meet’s Leading Trainer contest continues full steam with seven-time defending champion Corey Callahan holding a 1-win lead. One-time champ Tim Tetrick is second in the 2017-2018 stats, 111-110. Tony Morgan is third with 100 wins. Vic Kirby is fourth with 67 and Art Stafford Jr., fifth, with 66 wins. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Defending champion Dylan Davis has taken over first-place, among trainers with 29 wins, Jim King is second with 27. Wayne Givens is third with 26 wins. Mike Hall has 25 winners and Josh Green, 24, are fourth and fifth respectively. Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del. --- Super Imposed N won a harness racing cavalry charge to the wire in 1:50.1 to win the $27,500 Preferred/Open pace at Dover Downs on a chilly, drizzling Thursday (2/2). Sweet Rock got up in 1:50.4 in a $14,000 Winners-Over while Tim Tetrick had a four bagger and Corey Callahan won three. Corey Calahan drove Dave Hamm and co-owner, trainer Mike Hall's Jereme's Jet-Madam Superior gelding to his third win in his last four 2018 races closing strongly to edge Sicily (Montrell Teague) in the photo with Christen Me N (Tetrick) third and pace-setter Major Uptrend (Tony Morgan) who led turning for home. For Sicily, it was the third consecutive close second-place finish and fourth time as runner-up this meet along with three fast wins in nine starts. Christen Me N shook free from being locked in and closed for third. In the prior race, Vic Kirby drove Sweet Rock between horses to post a 1:50.4 decision in a $14,000 Winners-Over pace. G.P.Calloway, Reggie hazard and legacy Racing own the Rocknroll Hanover-Penny For Nickel gelding who won for the first time this year in his sixth outing. Little Ben (Tetrick) who took the early lead held on for second with Silver Fox J (Mike Cole) finishing a fast third. Penny For Nickel gelding who won for the first time this year in his sixth outing. Little Ben (Tetrick) who took the early lead held on for second with Silver Fox J (Mike Cole) finishing a fast third. Cyclone Kiwi N, the king of the meet's top claimers, did it again. With Corey Callahan at the controls, the Jereme's Jet-Another Kiwi gelding won for the sixth time for three different owners. Claimed in his previous three outings, this time Bruce Solebury is owner After taking the lead from outside post 8 in :26.4, Cyclone Kiwi N led the rest of the 1:52.2 mile with Hi Sir (Russell Foster) who took a shot at the leader on the final turn, finishing second. Im Supersonic A (Sean Bier) was the show horse. Tetrick won his third of four races taking Dialamara to A !:52 triumph in his first start for owner-trainer Gary Ewing who claimed him last time out. The Lis Mara-Ladysai gelding won a $25,000-$30,000 Claiming pace. Ltsmakeawish (Ross Wolfenden) and Ideal Fashion (Morgan) were second and third respectively. Tetrick had four wins, Callahan, three. Trainers Wayne Givens, Josh Green and Dylan Davis had doubles. Live racing is featured Monday through Thursday weekly with a 4: 30 p.m. post time. No live racing Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. 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. --- Temperatures in the 70s set the stage for fast races headed by Bettorhaveanother scoring the fastest clocking for a harness racing female pacer this year, 1:50.3, to win the $25,000 Mares Open at Dover Downs notching her third straight victory. Tony Morgan had three winning drives. Driver Tony Morgan enjoyed a perfect 2-over trip before streaking home to overtake Scandalicious (Jonathan Roberts) in deep stretch to post the Bettor's Delight-Katie My Girl six-year-old lifetime mark. Ron Burke trains the winner for Weaver Bruscemi and Burke Racing Stable. She now has three wins after two seconds in five 2018 appearances while boasting $41,625 seasonal earnings. It was her 24th career win and lifted lifetime bankroll to $300,952. Scandalicious and Sweet Bobbie (Art Stafford Jr.) engaged in a head-to-heat duel for the lead with Sweet Bobbie leading at the quarter in :25.4 and :54.1 at the half. After a 1:22 three quarters, Valuable Art (Corey Callahan) began a challenge with Bettorhaveanother right behind. In a four-horse dash down the lane Morgan's effort was good enough for a three-quarter length triumph. Scandalicious was second with Valuable Art third. A 10-1 shot, Josh Parker and Nanticoke Racing's Bad Lightning (Roberts) overtook front-pacing Stormtracker (Tim Tetrick) nearing the wire in 1:51.3 to win the $17,000 Mares sub-feature. The Badlands Hanover-Malocchio five-year-old won for the second time in-a-row and third in her last four outings. Roselily (Stafford Jr.) finished third. Corner Table was the longshot on the card. Off at 37-1, Stafford drove the Dragon Again-Macks Table mare now five to her first win of the year to a new lifetime record of 1:52.1 for owners Ed Gold and trainer Ben Stafford. Rollatown (Eddie Davis Jr.) was runner-up with Shesarocker (Vic Kirby) the show horse. Tony Morgan had three winners, Jonathan Roberts, Art Stafford Jr. and Montrell Teague had two wins apiece. CHRISTEN N, STARZNHEAVEN JOIN MAJOR UPTREND IN $27,500 OPEN Major Uptrend, a sub-1:50 winner of his last two takes on two talented newcomers, Christen Me n and Starznheaven in the top race of the week, a $27,500 Preferred- Open/Handicap, on another standout 13-race program at Dover Downs, Thursday, Feb. 22. Post time is 4:30 p.m. A 1:49.4 winner two weeks ago and again wire-to-wire in 1:49 last Thursday, Niss Allen and Crissman Inc.’s Major Uptrend and driver Tony Morgan return to meet Rich Polucci’s highly ranked Christen Me N, in his second start this year, with Tim Tetrick handling the reins and Starznheaven with Vic Kirby racing for Weaver Bruscemi, Karr, Emond and Burke Racing, a winner of two Meadowlands features in 2018. Reggie Hazzard and Legacy Racing’s fast finishing Sicily and Montrell Teague is among the field of seven. A pair of $25,000-$30,000 Claiming Handicaps top the contentious undercard. In one, Dialamara makes his first start for Gary Ewing after being claimed two weeks ago. He meets Mike Casalino and Dylan Davis’ Jet Airway (Callahan), Bobby Glassmeyer’s Play The Field (Roberts); George&Tina Dennis Racing’s Imkeepnthisguy (Mike Cole)  and Ron Davis’ Ideal Fashion (Morgan) in a field of nine. In the other division, Cyclone Kiwi N (Callahan) also makes his initial start for new owner Bruce Soulsby, who claimed him in late January for $35,000 after his fifth straight victory. Arty Foster and Wanda May Saulsbury has been knocking in his last six outings. Crissy Bier and Joan Hamstead’s Im Supersonic A (Sean Bier) is fresh from a victory last time out. 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 12th and 13th races. Live racing each Monday through Thursday with post time at 4:30 p.m. 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. --- After breaking stride at the start of last week’s $25,000 Open Handicap trot and come back to finish third. This week Theresademoninme rebounded to score an impressive 1:53 wire-to-wire victory in the feature on Tuesday (2/20) to give driver Jonathan Roberts, trainer and co-owner Dylan Davis a training triple and owner double for the day. The Kadaba-Totoni seven-year-old co-owned by Mike Casalino, notched his second win of 2018 and 25th lifetime raising his bankroll to $381,078 lifetime. Cutting out the fast fractions of :26.2 quarter; :55.2 half; 1:23.4 three quarters pulling away to victory. Elysium Lindy (Corey Callahan) last week’s winner closed strongly to finish second in front of Golden Son (Russell Foster). Davis’ Honor And Serve teamed with Callahan for a 1:53.3 triumph in a $13,000 Winners-Over trot to beat Cajole Hanover (Tim Tetrick) and third place Baximum (Foster) in the secondary feature. Davis owns the Donato Hanover-Honorable Daughter six-year-old with Howard Taylor and Tom Lazzaro. It was his third win in five starts this year. Davis’ first win came with Soulsby, Singh, Hill and VIP Internet Stables’ LMC Mass Gem, a Muscleman-Hornby Gem gelding,  who overpowered seven rivals in 1;53.3 with Callahan driving. Holiday  Promise (Tetrick) was next. L Dees Yoyo Ma (Steve Nason) was third.   The biggest payoff of the day came when Big Walls, a 36-shot with Montrell Teague in the bike came four-wide from way back to roll home with his first win of the campaign for owner-trainer Brit Evans. The winning time for the Big Jim-Redwalls four-year-old mare was 1:54.1. Yourlipstogodsears (Tony Morgan) and race-favorite Odysseus (Tetrick) ere second and third respectively. BETTORHAVEANOTHER SEEKS SECOND STRAIGHT $25,000 MARES OPEN Bettorhaveanother  seeks a second straight $25,000 Mares Open, Wednesday, Feb. 21 at Dover Downs. A $17,000 and a $12,000 female pace top the undercard . Post time is 4:30 p.m. Corey Callahan pilots Bettorhavanother for trainer Ron Burke in the week’s distaff feature. A solid group of contenders is led by Gary Ewing’s Sweet Robbie reined by At Stafford Jr. and by last season’s Horse of the Meet; Enhance Your Mind with Vic Kirby. JFE Enterprise’s Scandalicious, driven by Jonathan Roberts, has been sharp since arriving. Tim Tetrick guides CC Racing and JoAnn Looney-King’s Newborn Sassy from post 8. Terror At night driven by Montrell Teague for Ed Maas, Arlene Paisley and Nanticoke Racing, has won three of her last five races. Valuable Art  and Westluckycam complete the starters. The sub-feature is a $18,000 Mares Winners pace .Stormtracker (Tetrick) dew the rail with Bad Lightning (Roberts) alongside. The rest of the starters are Brian and Carrie Malone’s Rosy Outlook (Tony Morgan); Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar, Steve Iaquinta and Minisink Farms; Roselily (Art Stafford Jr.) and Marion Beachy’s Berazzled (from outside post 8. 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. Simmulcasting of harness and thoroughbred races each day from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight in the Race and Sports Book.

DOVER, Del. --- Mister Virgin got back to his winning ways on Monday (2/19) taking the President's Day $17,500 feature pace in 1:50.3 with harness racing driver Tony Morgan driving. After Cashendash Hanover (Tim Tetrick) fired away to the lead after the start, then Tony Morgan moved into the lead and was not challenged on the way to an easy victory with Cashendash Hanover holding second with Hide Me Away (Russell Foster) the third finisher. After running up a half-dozen consecutive wins at the start of the meet, the Always A Virgin-Miss Picasso gelding was claimed in mid-January and the week after Ron Davis moved the brown gelding up to the $25,000 ranks without success, he returned to the $17,500 level for trainer Brooks Gray and again resumed to dominate the class this week. . For the second time in three starts, Wayne Long driving Nice Stuff came from off the pace from fourth to score another longshot victory, this time at 15-1to after a similar victory at 18-1 on Jan. 22 for owners Clean-N-Green Stable. Coupled with first race winner Share A Horse Inc.'s Duckie's Dynasty trained by Jim Porter and driven by Joe Fellows, a $72.80 daily double payoff .Monday's second race 6-1 exacta wit Nice Stuff and Mr. Jubilant (Art Stafford Jr.) paid $235.80 and with Broadway Joe (Rick Murphy) third, the 6-1-4 trifecta returned $2,426.80. Tony Morgan and Montrell Teague had driving doubles. ELYSIUM LINDA, ROYAL BECCA J MEET AGAIN IN $25,000 OPEN TR0T Elysium Linda and Royal Becca J were separated by a neck in last week’s $25,000 Open/Handicap  on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m.  Corey Callahan had a 2-hole trip driving Elysium Linda before taking the passing Lane to catch Royal Becca J on the way to a 1;53.3 victory, the first of the New Year for owners DiScala, Weaver Brusemi and Burke Racing.  A two-race win streak ended for the Jack Parker-driven Royal Becca J, owned by Chip Moore. There is plenty of opposition in the Thursday feature. Mike Casalino and Dylan Davis’ Theresademoninme piloted by Jonathan Roberts is enjoying a standout season. Art Stafford Jr. drives another strong contender, Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar, Steve Iaquinta and Minisink Farms’ Celebrity Pegasus who owns the track record for a senior trotter. Bamond Racing’s Crazshana closed from seventh last week to finish second. Montrell Teague will drive. Lazurus, with Tim Tetrick, has been racing well in recent Opens for Dana Parham, CC Racing and Triple D Stables. Completing the fast field ae John DeVito’s Golden Son and Bob Shahan, Jimmy and Amanda’s I Like My Boss leaving from the rail with Allan Davis. Nine lineup in the $13,000 sub-feature trot led by William Moffett’s Gillie The Kid (Ross Wolfenden), Tina and Joe Clark’s Baximum (Russell Foster), a winner last time; Howard Taylor, Tom Lazzaro and Dylan Davis’ Honor And Serve(Callahan). In a $13,500 Winners trot, LMC Mass Gem (Callahan) is a new face at the track, after several wins at Yonkers for Soulsby, Singh, Hill and VIP Internet Stable. Also making his first local start is Taylor and Lombardo’s Holiday Promise (Tetrick) Bill Cantrell’s Great Kate (Jonathan Roberts), L Dees Yoyo Ma (Steve Nason) racing for Bill Fisher and Meadow Singer N Stable and Fred Hertrich’s Gravitator (Eddie Davis Jr.) among eight starters. 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. --- Major Uptrend scored in 1:49 to win the $27,500 Preferred-Open feature at Dover Downs. Harness racing trainer Tim Crissman posted three wins including his 1,500th Tony Morgan drove four winners, two for owners Ness Allen on Thursday (2/15). For the second straight week, Major Uptrend, piloted by Tony Morgan, recorded a sub-150 victory, this time in 1:49 following last Thursday's 1:49.4 success, both wire-to-wire. The fast Sicily and Montrell Teague sat second the entire mile and could come no closer than three-quarters of a length at the final wire. Highalator, the only four-year-old in the select field, with Roger Plante Jr. in the bike, came on to finish third Major Uptrend's win was the second in three 2018 starts for the Somebeachsomewhere-Tricky Tooshie gelding who now has three sub-1:50 triumphs at Dover for owners Crissman and Ness Allen. Tony Morgan One race earlier, Morgan guided another Tim Crissman trainee, Mildred Ventriglio's Kid PK to a 1:50.3 triumph in a $14,000 Winners-Over pace. The Wearable Art-Lightning D Dube gelding made it four wins in his last five races. Star Messenger (Art Stafford Jr.) was runner-up with Gerries Sport (Tim Tetrick) third. Morgan also drove Niss Allen's 7-1 Mississippi Rabbit, a Richess Hanover-Dixie Darlin gelding, along the passing lane to catch Cash Is King (Corey Callahan) in the final stride for a 1:52 victory going for $18,000 in a Winners pace. Rock The Town (Tetrick) took show honors. Air Strike, an altered son of Always A Virgin-My Best Girl, got up for Corey Callahan in a $15,000 Winners event for trainer Joe Holloway and owners Ted Gewertz and Val D'Or Farms. American Sportsman (Mike Cole) and James Isaac (Morgan) finished second and third respectively. Morgan had four winning drives, Tim Crissman conditioned three of them, two for owners Niss Allen and Crissman Inc. Tim Tetrick and Corey Callahan had driving doubles. Live racing is featured Monday through Thursday weekly with a 4: 30 p.m. post time. No live racing Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. 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. --- Bettorhaveanother made his fist Dover Downs appearance a winning one overtaking Scandalcious (Jonathan Roberts) at the wire in a 1:51.4 four horse photo to win the $25,000 Valentine's Day harness racing mares open/handicap on Wednesday (2/14). Tim Tetrick and Corey Callahan had three winners each. Corey Callahan drove 5-1 shot Bettorhaveanother to his second straight win of the year along with two seconds in four starts for trainer Ron Burke and owners Weaver Bruscemi and Burke Racing Stable. Scandalicious had taken the early lead and maintained the front with horses coming on strongly before Bettorhaveanother finally caught him at finish ine. Enhance Your Mind (Vic Kirby) and Sweet Robbie (At Safford Jr. were close up third and fourth place finishers. The winner is a six-year-old daughter of Bettor's Delight-Katie My Girl who now has won $288,452 lifetime. Bad Lightning struck at 7-1 in the $18,000 distaff sub-feature winning in 1:57.2 for driver Jonathan Roberts and owner-trainer Josh Parker and Nanticoke Racing. It was the second success in her last three outings for the Badlands Hanover-Malocchio five-year-old. Berazzled (Tetrick), the race favorite, was second with OK Jamine (Russell Foster) third. Stormtracker had just enough to beat Moments Of Joy (Kirby) in 1:52.4 to take the $16,000 female pace. Linda Toscano conditions the four-year-old by Big Jim-Stonebridge Breeze, piloted by Tetrick, now a winner of four of her last five races. Gypsy Rose (Montrell Teague) finished third. Tetrick and Callahan had three wins apiece. Tony Morgan and trainer Mike Hall posted doubles. MAJOR UPTREND, SUPER IMPOSED N, HIGHALATOR LEAD $27,500 THURSDAY FEATURE Super Imposed N, last week's 1:50.2 event winner and Major Uptrend, a 1:49.1 sub-feature winner lead a powerful field of six fast pacers in the $27,500 Preferred- Open/Handicap, on another standout 13-race harness racing program at Dover Downs, Thursday, Feb. 15. Post time is 4:30 p.m. Corey Callahan has driven Mike Hall and Dave Hamm's Super Imposed N to consecutive victories including last week's 15-1 upset in the feature. Reggie Hazzard and Legacy Racing's Sicily came flying from far back with Montrell Teague to finish second. Cajon Lightning and Art Stafford Jr. racing for Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar, Steve Iaquinta and Minisik Farms, finished a half-length off in third. Major Uptrend steps up in company after a powerful wire-to-wire effort, his second sub-1:50 victory this meet for Niss Allen Inc. and Tim Crissman Inc. with Tony Morgan driving. Highalator, owned by Jenny Bier and Joann Dombeck, was another longshot winner last Thursday winning the $4-Yea-Old Open at 10-1 with Roger Plante Jr. in the bike. Tim Tetrick drives Rich Pollucci's Baileys Rock N, a hard-hitting pacer from Down Under. Heading the usual solid undercard: Cash Is King (Callahan) puts a three-race win streak on the line for owners, Hood, Breakaway and Bonucelli in a $18,000 Winners pace while Al Carter and Doug Lewis' Captive Audience, a 1:50.4 winner last week returns in a $25,000-$30,000 Claiming Handicap. 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 12th and 13th races. Live racing each Monday through Thursday with post time at 4:30 p.m. 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. --- Elysium Linda used the passing lane to end Royal Becca J's two-race win streak in the $25,000 Open/Handicap trot while Soda Pump made several moves en route to a harness racing victory in the sub-feature. Jack Parker Jr. rushed Royal Becca J from the outside into the lead at the quarter in :27.1. The gelding held the lead through a :564 half and 1:25.3three quarters and continued to lead until deep in the lane when Corey Callahan took the passing lane and got up by a neck in 1:53.3. Theresademoninme (Jonathan Roberts) closed strongly to nab third place in the field of eight. The previous race, a $13,00 Winners-Over trot, found Soda Pump used several times during a 1:53.1 mile. Tim Tetrick spend most of the race two wide and apparently beaten before rallying in deep stretch for his third win of the year for trainer Scott DiDomenico and owners Tetrick and Triple D Stables. Horses were two and three wide at several points with Perseverance (Art Stafford Jr.) challenging at the half-mile and later Tough Mac (Corey Callahan) three-wide before the three-quarters snatching the lead and seemingly opening up on his eight opponents until Soda Pump's late rally. Crazsahana (Allan Davis) also came on to edge Tough Mac for place. Stafford Jr. and Filled Donut scored an impressive 1:54 triumph in a $13,500 trot. L Dees Yoyo Ma (Steve Nason) was a fast-finishing second with Torkil (Montrell Teague) the third-place finisher. Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar, Steve Iaquinta AND Lou Walls own the Andover Hall-Miss Gertrude gelding who now is three-wins, a second and a third in five races this year. Bro Hanover won the $12,000 Winners, the card's top pace. Sean Bier drove the Somebeachsomewhere-BurningPoint gelding's third win in four 2018 starts for owner-trainer Crissy Crissman-Bier. Sonny Somewhere (Tony Morgan) was runner-up. Takeittotheface (Tetrick), third. NEWBORN SASSY, BETTORHAVEANOTHER JOIN $25,000 MARES OPEN Stakes seasoned Newborn Sassy and newcomer Bettorhaveanother  are new faces in this week’s $25,000 Mares Open/Handicap on Wednesday, Feb. 14 at Dover Downs. An $18,000 and a $13,000 female pace head the undercard . Post time is 4:30 p.m. In the $25,000 distaff feature, Gary Ewing’s solid Sweet Robbie drew the rail with driver At Stafford Jr. is  one of the meet’s most consistent performers and last season’s Horse of the Meet; Enhance Your Mind and Vic Kirby and JFE Enterprise’s Scandalicious, now only less than seven dollars from earning  $500,000 will be driven by Jonathan Roberts. These are the 1-2-3 starters in post-position order. Newborn Sassy, owned by CC Racing and JoAnn Looney-King, is the richest in the eight-mare field at $762,415. The two sharpest among the stats are Divas Image with Tony Morgan with outside post 8 for owners Our Hrs Cents, Stable 45 and J&T Silva stable’s Divas Image who won this event four of the last five weeks and Terror At night racing for Ed Maas, Arlene Paisley and Nanticoke Racing,  a winner of three of her last four outings. Eddie Davis Jr. will pilot Claim To Fame’s Hold It Hanover, who completes the field. Heading the undercard, in the $18,000 Mares Winners pace with four starters fresh from victories: Brian and Carrie Malone’s Rosy Outlook (Morgan); Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar, Steve Iaquinta and Minisink Farms; Roselily (Art Stafford Jr.) She’s No Spinster (Davis) and Marion Beachy’s Berazzled (Tetrick) making her first local start. 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. ---Papa Ray won the Lincoln’s Day feature at Dover Downs, one of three harness racing victories for driver Victor Kirby, trainer Wayne Givens and owners Reggie Hazzard and Legacy Racing on Feb. 12. Kirby finished with four wins. Gallic Beach (Corey Callahan) raced alongside Papa Ray from the three quarters until mid-stretch when Kirby finally shook off his challenger to pull away for a 1:51.triumph, his first of the New Year in four tries giving the Village Jolt-Liamatters horse his 43rd lifetime win to up his career earnings to $613,488. Gallic Beach was followed by Pretty Boy Hill (Jonathan Roberts) third. The same driver, trainer, owners combination came back to races later when Downthehighway turned back eight opponents in 1:52.1 to beat I Found My Beach (Callahan) and Hide Me Away ( ).The five-year-old winner is a son of Dontgetinmyway-Happy Tears and is a $368,937 lifetime winner. Earlier, Inforce, a Western Hanover-Kats Treasure five-year-old scored a 1:54.4 success to start the trio of Kirby, Givens winners. Skyful Of Lighters (Sean Bier) was runner-up. Bobby The Greek (Callahan) finished third.   Kirby finished with four winners, Givens , Legacy Racing and Reggie Hazzard had three winners, Morgan and Russell Foster had two wins. ROYAL BECCA J, ONE TO BEAT, IN $25,000 OPEN TR0T TUESDAY Super-sharp Royal Becca J takes on Theresademoninme, Celebrity Pegasus and Moonlight Cocktail in an eight-horse field on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m. Riding an impressive two-ace win streak in the Open and a winner of three of her last five starts with two seconds, Jack Park Jr. drives the blossoming eight-year-old owned by Chip Moore from post 7 facing two multi-winners of this event, Mike Casalino and Dylan Davis' Theresademoninme with Jonathan Roberts at the controls and Art Stafford Jr. driven Celebrity Pegasus, from outside post 8 for trainer Eric Ell and owners Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar, Steve Iaquinta and Minisink Farms. The list also contains Richard Gutnick and TLP Stable's Moonlight Cocktail leaving from the rail with Tony Morgan in the bike. Former Delaware-bred champion I Like My Boss and Allan Davis is alongside. Lazurus piloted by Tim Tetrick has a win, a place and a show in his last three outings for Dana Parham, CC Racing and Triple D Stables. John DeVito's fast Golden Son reined by Russell Foster and newcomer Elysium Lindy piloted by Corey Callahan for Burke Racing, J. Di Scala and Weaver Bruscemi make up a strong lineup of contenders. A strong card of trotters includes a $13,000 Winners-Over led by driver Tim Tetrick and Triple D Stable's Soda Pump, a winner of two of his last four; Midsize Construction's Blownoutofthewater (Vic Kirby) a winner last start; Wood, Dittmar, Iaquinta and Tribbett Racing's Perseverance (Stafford Jr.) drew the rail with Jenny Melander leased Wisenheimer (Roberts) alongside after a wire-to-wire qualifying win over an off track. Not to be overlooked in the field of nine are Mike Casalino's steady Tough Mac (Callahan) from the second tier; Bamon Racing's Crazshana (Allan Davis), dropping down from the Open; William Cantrell's Deacons Valley (Eddie Davis Jr.), William Mofftt's sharp Gillie The Kid (Ross Wolfenden) with an inside post; and Mark Ford's Moose Madness (Kirby). A $13,500 trot has Wood, Dittmar, Iaquita and Walls' Filled Donut , the program favorite; Magic Maddy (Morgan), fresh from a win for Lou Catana and Vince Bradley and Fred Hertrich's Gravitator (Eddie Davis Jr.) among nine starters. 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

Defending driver champion Corey Callahan won five races including the $27,500 Preferred/ Open/Handicap feature in 1:50.1 on a longshot filled Thursday, (Feb. 8). In a pulverizing stretch finish 15-1 Super Imposed N stepped up in class and beat home fast closing Sicily (Montrell Teague) with Cajon Lightning and leader turning for home Missle J, the race favorite right there in the photo.---Highalator, off at 10-1, also finished strongly for Roger Plante Jr. drawing off for a 1:52.1 conquest in an $18,000 4-Year-Old Open / Handicap. Major Uptrend won the fastest race on the card in 1:49.4 with Tony Morgan handling the reins for trainer Tim Crissman. --- Dialamara won the first of two $25,000-$30,000-$35,000 Claiming paces with Tim Tetrick at the controls.--- Captive Audience used the passing lane to get up in 1:50.1to win the other high claiming division for driver Mike Cole.----Callahan had five winners, Morgan and trainer Crissman had three---Reggiano was claimed by Bobby Glassmeyer for $30,000 ---------------------------- DURING THE WEEK Third turning for home, Tetrick with Cashendash Hanover  took the passing lane route to a three-quarter length 1:52.2 victory in feature for the second straight Monday (Feb. 5). ---In a $12,500 claimer, Sean Bier and Jet Blue Miracle got up in the same winning time of 1:52.2. ---Magic Maddy won the day’s top trot in 1:55.3 driven by Tony Morgan.--- Tetrick, Morgan and Roberts had two winners each. --------------------------------------------------` On Tuesday, race favorite Moonlight Cocktail and longshot Bro Hanover came through with victories in co-feature races while Morgan rang-up four winners, Tetrick and Russell Foster had two apiece.---Moonlight Cocktail recorded her second win in the last three outings, a 1:53.2 lifetime best in the first $12,000 Winners-Over trot of the day. Morgan , who has driven her in all of her Dover starts, guided the convincing win. ---Sean Bier shot Bro Hanover into the lead on the backstretch and then pulled away for a 1:53.3 career mark in the other $12,000 Winners pace event.---Big Valley Speed (Ettrick) won the $15,000-$17,500 Claiming/Handicap trot in 1:54.4 and was claimed. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Wednesday. Shartin N stepped up to the $25,000 Mares Open/Handicap on Feb. 7 for a 1:52.3 triumph ending long win streaks for two rivals over a sloppy track. Shartin N, with Tetrick, won for the fourth straight time, including her last race Down Under, ending Divas Image and Terror At Night’s three wins-in-a-row, in 1:52.3. On the undercard: Moments Of Joy , owned and trained by Bryan Truitt with Vic Kirby driving equaled her lifetime record of 1:54.--- Montrell Teague guided Use Your Noodle to her fourth win in her last six races registering a 1:53 victory in a $13,000 distaff pace. ---Tetrick had a triple while Teague and Callahan made the winner’s circle twice.   ------------------------------------ Defending champion Callahan and one-time champ Tetrick continue deadlocked at the top of the Leading Driver statistics tied with 97 wins each.  Morgan is third with 83 winners. Kirby and Art Stafford Jr. are in a 58 both, deadlock for fourth place.. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Jim King Jr. hold on Leading Trainer remains at one-win, 26 winners with defending champion Dylan Davis second with 25. Eric Ell, Joe Columbo and Nick Callahan are in a three-way tie for third place, all with 22 wins. Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del. --- Defending driver champion Corey Callahan won five races including the $27,500 Preferred Open harness racing feature in 1:50.1 on a longshot filled Thursday, Feb. 8 at Dover Downs. In a pulverizing stretch finish 15-1 Super Imposed N stepped up in class and beat home fast closing Sicily (Montrell Teague) with Cajon Lightning (Art Stafford Jr.) and leader turning for home Missle J.(Tim Tetrick), the race favorite right there in the photo. Missle J had battled Something Said (Jonathan Roberts) from the three quarters until finally taking the lead on the final turn. The win by the Jereme's Jet-Madam Superior gelding was the fifth for Callahan. It was the first of two for owner-trainer Mike Hall and partner David Hamm. Highalator, off at 10-1, also finished strongly for Roger Plante Jr. drawing off for a 1:52.1 conquest in an $18,000 4-Year-Old Open/Handicap. Trainer Jenny Bier and Joann Dombeck own the son of Somebeachsomewhere-Higher And Higher who won for the first time this season and 13th time in his career with a $144,598 bankroll. Allwillworkout (Callahan) was runner-up with Down On Mainstreet (Stafford Jr.) third. Major Uptrend won the fastest race on the card in 1:49.1 with Tony Morgan handling the reins for trainer Tim Crissman and owners Crissman and Niss Allen Inc. The Somebeachsomewhere-Tricky Tooshie gelding won his first of 2018 and 39th lifetime building his earnings to 455,833. Sweet Rock (Vic Kirby) was a strong second. Moonliteonthebeach (Allan Davis) was the show horse. Howard Taylor and Rich Lombardo's Dialamara won the first of two $25,000-$30,000-$35,000 Claiming paces with Tim Tetrick at the controls. Ideal Fashion (Morgan) was second with Hi Sir (Russell Foster) third. Josh Green conditions the Lis Mara-Ladysai gelding. Captive Audience, who started from the rail, came along the passing lane to get up in 1:50.1to win the other high claiming division. Mike Cole drove the Art Major-Captive island 8-year-old to his initial win of the year, his 18th lifetime with earnings of $877,623. Whirl Monroe (Kirby) was a close second with Reggiano (Morgan) third and was claimed. Callahan had five winners, Morgan and trainer Tim Crissman had three. Live racing is featured Monday through Thursday weekly with a 4: 30 p.m. post time. No live racing Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. 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. --- Shartin N stepped up to the $25,000 Mares Open/Handicap on Wednesday, Feb. 7 for a 1:52.3 triumph ending long win streaks for two harness racing rivals over a sloppy track at Dover Downs.    . The five-year-old daughter of Tintin In America-Bagdarin won for the fourth straight time, including her last race Down Under, ending Divas Image and Terror At Night’s three wins-in-a-row. With Tim Tetrick at the controls, Shartin N pealed three-wide around the final turn to take the lead on the way to a 1:52.3 victory. Scandalicious (Jonathan Roberts) moved closer to $500,000 lifetime earnings, finishing second with Divas Image (Tony Morgan) third. Enhance Your Mind was scratched. Shartin N joins several others owned by Richard Pollucci and JoAnn Looney King as a top-class performer in the Jim King Stable. On the undercard: Moments Of Joy , owned and trained by Bryan Truitt with Vic Kirby driving equaled her lifetime record of 1:54 besting Goin Again (Vince Copeland) at the wire for her second consecutive win and fourth in her last six to win the $15,000 Mares pace. The Lion Sleeps (Russell Foster) was third. Moments Of Joy is a four-year-old by Western Terror-Joy Luck Hall. Montrell Teague guided Use Your Noodle to her fourth win in her last six races registering a 1:53 victory in a $13,000 distaff pace. Henry Faragalli III, Feeney, Johnson and Nanticoke Racing own the five-year-old Artzina-Lo Gophobia mare who held off a determined challenge by Duneside Chella (Kirby) by a half-length. Skateboard Chic (Russell Foster) was the show finisher. Tetrick had a triple while Teague and Callahan made the winner’s circle twice.   MISSLE J, SOMETIMES SAID, SICILY HEAD DOVER $27,500 THURSDAY Missle J, last week’s 1:50 winner of the $27,500 Preferred- Open/Handicap returns to meet emerging speedster Sometimes Said, a 1:49.3 winner of a sub-feature and Sicily, a 2017 standout,  among the seven speedballs in this week’s feature on another standout 13-race card at Dover Downs on Thursday, Feb. 8. John McGill and Brian Carsey’s Missle J, with Tim Tetrick turned in a wire-to-wire victory last week and faces Bobby  Glassmeyer’s Sometimes Said, who stepped up after his sixth consecutive win, even faster, a week ago. There is plenty of opposition headed by Reggie Hazzard and Legacy Racing’s Sicily, who closed out last December with a font-pacing 1:48.4 performance, with Montrell Teague at the controls. Cajon Lightning is another hard-hitter with regular driver Art Stafford Jr. back in the bike. Eric Ell trains for owners Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar, Steve Iaquinta and Minisik Farms. Rich Pollucci’s Baileys Rock N has won six times with Tim Tetrick in his last eight races with two close-up seconds during that spell, Mike Hall and Dave Hamm’s Super Imposed N drew the rail with Corey Callahan while the only newcomer Jennifer Bongiorno Stable’s Gratian Hanover reports from Yonkers but must start from post 7. Three in the $18,000 4-Year-Old Open/Handicap seek to extend win streaks: George Teague Jr.’s fast Daiymir (Montrell Teague), with three in-a-row, JoAnn Loone-King’s Q’s Cruise (Tetrick) off a Meadowlands win and George&Tina Dennis’ Nothwest Yankee (Mike Cole), a 1:51.4 winner last week. Nine start in the last race on the strong 19-race card going for a $19,000 purse in a highly competitive $25,000-$30,000-$35,000 Claiming Handicap: For the second straight week, Mike Casalino and trainer Dylan Davis’ Jet Airway (Callahan), a winner last Thursday, starts from the outside, post 8. Chief contenders are Arty Foster II and Wanda May Saulsbury’s sharp Whirl Monroe (Kirby), Mildred Ventriglio’s fast finishing Reggiano (Morgan), and Arty Foster’s Legion Of Boom (Russell Foster), On a solid undercard are a $16,000, two $14,500 and three $13,000 paces. 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 12th and 13th races. Live racing each Monday through Thursday with post time at 4:30 p.m. 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. --- Race favorite Moonlight Cocktail and longshot Bro Hanover came through with harness racing victories in the Tuesday, Feb. 6 Dover Downs co-feature races while Tony Morgan rang-up four winners . Moonlight Cocktail destined to be bred later this spring to Chapter Seven, owned by the Kadabra-Angostua four-year-old’s co-owners Richard Gutnick and TLP Stable, recorded her second win in the last three outings, a 1:53.2 lifetime best in the first $12,000 Winners-Over trot of the day. Tony Morgan , who has driven her in all of her Dover starts, guided the convincing win. Soda Pump (Tim Tetrick) was runner-up with Honor And Serve (Corey Callahan) third. Sean Bier shot Bro Hanover into the lead on the backstretch and then pulled away for a 1:53.3 career mark in the other $12,000 Winners pace event. Crissy Crissman-Bier owns and trains the altered son of Somebeachsomewhere-Burning Point four-year-old. It was also his second win in the last three races. Takeittotheface (Morgan) finished second in front of BT’s Breeze (Vic Kirby). Rollinlikethunder was a late scratch. Big Valley Speed won the $15,000-$17,500 Claiming/Handicap trot and  was claimed. Tim Tetrick left fast from outside post 8 in a nine-horse field, and then was never troubled on the way to a 1:54.4 equaling his lifetime record It was the Valley Speed-Biggirlreautyful gelding’s second straight triumph and fourth in his las five races for trainer Traci Berry and owners J. Craparotta&P.Berry Racing. Big Valley Speed was claimed for $17,500. Everyone’s Talkin (Russell Foster) and Man Of Muscle (Kirby) were second and third respectively.    . On Wednesday, a hard-hitting octet of fast females headed by Divas Image (Morgan), seeking a fifth straight $25,000 Mares Open win takes on three-time winner Terror At Night (Montrell Teague) and Shartin N (Tetrick)) a winner of her last two in-a-row. DIVAS IMAGE, SHARTIN N, TERROR AT NIGHT LEAD $25,000 MARES OPEN Three starters-Divas Image, Shartin N and Terror At Night – all with win streak alive – lead an eight-horse field in the $25,000 Mares Open/Handicap on Wednesday, Feb. 7 at Dover Downs. A  $15,000  and $13,000 female pace head the undercard . Post time is 4:30 p.m. Last week Corey Callahan drove Ed Maas, Arlene Paisley and Nanticoke Racing own Terror At Night to a convincing victory in the distaff feature. Our Hrs Cents, Stable 45 and J&T Silva stable’s Divas Image has a potent four straight victories to her credit with Tony Morgan handling the reins. Meanwhile Shartin N, a recent addition to the Rich Pollucci and JoAnn Looney-King barn has been perfect in his two North American starts with Tim Tetrick at the controls.   Gary Ewing’s Sweet Robbie was again right there finished second with regular driver At Stafford Jr. back to drive one of the meet’s most consistent performers finishing out of the money in only two of her starts. Enhance Your Mind and Vic Kirby are last season’s Horse of the Meet. JFE Enterprise’s Scandalicious nearing the $500,000 earnings mark will be driven by Jonathan Roberts piloting. Claim To Fame’s Hold It Hanover, with Eddie Davis Jr. completes the field. On a strong undercard, in the $15,000 Mares Winners pace, owner-trainer-driver Vince Copeland’s Goin Again, Bill Cantrell’s Lil Miss Gorgeous (Stafford Jr.) and Bryan Truitt’s Moments Of Joy (Kirby) seek to extend win streaks.  Use Your Noodle (Montrell Teague) owned by Feeney, Johnson, Henry Faragalli III and Nanticoke Racing, and Duneside Chella (Kirby) lead nine to post in a $13,000 Mares pace. 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

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