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DOVER, Del. --- Terror At Night stepped up to her third consecutive harness racing victory in the $25,000 Open/Handicap in 1:52.1 on Wednesday, Jan. 31 at Dover Downs. Tim Tetrick won three races for the second straight day. The four-year-old daughter of Western Terror-Enhance The Night distaff, owned by Ed Maas III, Arlene Paisley and Nanticoke Racing, remained unbeaten in January with Corey Callahan driving Les Givens-trained Terror At Night to her 18th career success enhancing her bankroll to $266,501. Sweet Bobbie (Mike Cole) finished second with Newborn Sassy (Tim Tetrick), the show horse. Scandalicious (Jonathan Roberts) led the eight-horse field past the quarter in :26.2 before yielding to Sweet Bobbie who led through the mid-potions when Terror At Night went into action on the final turn. In the $17,000 Mares sub-feature, Shartin N made her second start in the states another winning one, but the Tintin In Amrica-Bagdarinfve-year-old had her moments during a 1:52 mile. Tim Tetrick steadied the New Zealand female twice during the races when Shartin N made short breaks. Roselily (Ross Wolfenden) cut out the fraction and led until approaching the finish line when Shartin N closed with a rush to get up for the triumph for trainer Jim King Jr. and owners Rich Pollucci and JoAnn Looney-King. Cocktail Time (Tony Morgan) was third. Owner-trainer-driver Vnce Copeland put a new 1:53 race record on Goin Again, a Dragon Again-Ain't Goin Back five-year-old in a $15,000 Mares winners event. The victory ended two lengthy win streaks. Stormtrack (Tetrick) finished second after three straight wins. Pass Line Bluchip (Allan Davis) was third ending her four wins-in-a-row streak. Barbara's Shadow came from off-the-pace to win a $13,000 Mares pace in 1:53.2 for owner-trainer Vic Kirby and partners Leigh Raymer and Brian Hoffecker. Use Your Noodle (Montrell Teague as a game second in front of Fast-finishing Skateboard Chic (Russell Foster). The win was the second this year for the Shadow Play-Bababababarnarapan five-year-old. Tim Tetrick drove three winners, Vic Kirby and Coey Callahan had doubles. CAJON LIGHTNING, SWEET ROCK , MISSLE J TEST $27,500 FEATURE A strong sextet of hard-hitting pacers tangle in this week's $27,500 Preferred- Open/Handicap on another solid 13-race card at Dover Downs on Thursday, Feb. 1 Janet Hudson and Jo Ann Looney-King's Little Ben has done nothing but win since mid-December rolling off four consecutive victories for trainer Jim King Jr. This week Corey Callahan will drive Little Ben. Cajon Lightning, already a five-time local feature race winner for trainer Eric Ell and owners Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar, Steve Iaquinta and Minisik Farms, will be driven by Russell Foster, this time. Sweet Rock and Vic Kirby has been at the top of his game all season long for conditioner Wayne Givens and owners Reggie Hazzard, G.O. Calloway and Legacy Racing. Brian and Carrie Malone's Hypothetical, piloted by Tony Morgan Leaving from post 1 is Hypothetical, trained by Brian Malone who owns with wife Carrie Malone. Tony Morgan drove the winner of last week's first Four-Year-Open. John McGill and Brian Carsey's Missle J, a Yonkers winner last week will be piloted by Tim Tetrick. Bamond Stable's Moonliteonthebeach has been sharp recently and will be driven by Ross Wolfenden. There are nine starters in a wide open $25,000-$30,000-$35,000 Claiming Handicap: Mike Casalino and trainer Dylan Davis' Jet Airway (Corey Callahan), a winner last Thursday leaves from outside post 8. Arty Foster II and Wanda May Saulsbury's Whirl Monroe (Kirby), second last week, Letsmakeawish (Tetrick) claimed last start by Bamond Stables, steps up a class. The rest of the field contains Mildred Ventriglio's Reggiano (Morgan); Ron Davis' Mister Virgin, stepping up in price after being claimed two weeks in a row, George &Tina Dennis' Imkeepinthisguy (Mike Cole) Arty Foster's Legion Of Boom (R.Foster), from the rail; West, Walsh and Thuet's Skyful Of Lighters (Sean Bier) and Pam Plante's Suchasenseofhumor (Wolfenden) from post 8 in the second tier. On the tough undercard are a $16,000, two $14,500 and two $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. Racing is set 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. --- For the second straight time Royal Becca J overpowered the $25,000 Open/Handicap field, this time in 1:54.2 in a wire-to-wire harness racing performance on Tuesday, Jan. 30 at Dover Downs. Tim Tetrick had three winners. It's been an exceptional week for driver Jack Parker Jr.'s two top trotters stable. Last Sunday, Parker guided NF Happenstance to victory over an off-track at Yonkers in a $50,000 trot and now Royal Becca J chalked up a third victory in her last five outings with two seconds. With I Like My Boss scratched, Parker rushed Jim Moore III's altered son of RC Royalty-Becca J out of post 5 to take the lead in :27.2 and led the rest of the mile closing on the chilly and windy early evening in :27.4 to ice his 18th lifetime win and make lifetime earnings reach $250,545. Lazarus (Tim Tetrick) finished second with Moonlight Cocktail (Tony Morgan) closing for third. In the $13,500 sub-feature trot, Tetrick enjoyed a 2-hole trip behind Miami (Vic Kirby) until turning for home when Pure Kemp pulled out and quickly took over in the staightaway scoring 1:55.1 triumph for trainer Josh Green and partner Rich Lombardo. Filled Donut (Eddie Davis Jr.) as the show finisher. The victory as the second straight for the four-year-old Muscle Hill-Ally Hall mare who has won four of last seven races. Tetrick also steered Soda Pump home in 1:55.1 to take a $12,000 Winners-Over trot wo he co-owns with Triple D Stables. Scott DiDomenico conditions the Cantab Hall-A lot Of Pump gelding. Gillie The Kid (Ross Wolfenden) led for most of the mile until being overtaken in deep stretch. Perseverance (Davis Jr.) was third. Big Valley Speed driven by Pat Berry notched his third win in his last four to win the $15,000-$17,500 Claiming/Handicap. The Valley Speed-Biggirlsurbeautyful gelding is trained by Traci Berry for J Craparotta & P Berry Racing. Donnie Darko (Wolfenden) was a game second with Entranced (Bret Brittingham) next. Moments Of Joy became Vic Kirby's third winner on the card for the third time in his last five races to win the $13,000 Mares pace in 1:54.2. It also marked a double for owner-trainer Bryan Truitt. Peekaboo Love (Jonathan Roberts) and Odysseus (Corey Callahan) were second and third respectively. Vic Kirby and owner-trainer Bryan Truitt won both ends of the daily double. Kirby and Tim Tetrick won three race, TERROR AT NIGHT SEEK THIRD STRAIGHT IN $25,000 MARES OPEN DOVER, Del. –Terror At Night steps up after two straight impressive victories in the $25,000 Mares Open/Handicap on Wednesday, Jan. 31 at Dover Downs. . A strong undercard features a $17,000  and $15,000 female pace . Post time is 4:30 p.m. Ed Maas, Arlene Paisley and Nanticoke Racing own Terror At Night who will be driven by Corey Callahan. Gary Ewing’s Sweet Robbie has been one of the most consistent performers this meet finishing out of the money in only two of her starts with Art Stafford Jr. at the controls. Enhance Your Mind is another steady starter. Last season’s Horse of the Meet is usually close with driver Vic Kirby. Newborn Sassy went over the $750,000 mark in career earnings recently is rounding into top form. Last week, JFE Enterprise’s Scandalicious, a top-class female regular the last few seasons returned a week ago and gets a better post with Jonathan Roberts piloting. Claim To Fame’s Hold It Hanover, with Eddie Davis Jr. drew the rail. Ken Jacob’s Plant Rock is fresh from a win last Wednesday and will be driven by Tony Morgan. Jag Out, who raced at Dover early this meet is back from Yonkers with Ross Wolfenden driving for Hockspring, L Benson and Nick Surick stables from outside post 8. On a strong undercard, Shartin N (Tetrick) made a successful debut for trainer Jim King Jr. a week ago. The New Zealand-bred, no owned by Rich Pollucci and JoAnn Looney-King, is the one-to-beat in a $17,000 Mares pace, while in the $15,000 Mares Winners pace Stormtracker (Tetrick), racing for Mehlenbacher, Enviro, Camelot and Bay’s stables, puts her three straight win streak on the line. 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. --- Both trotter Gravitator and pacer JJ Flynn made their first 2018 appearances in the winner's circle after impressive harness racing victories in the Monday, Jan. 29 feature races at Dover Downs. Tim Tetrick had three winners. Gravitator was all alone in the stretch on the way to a convincing 1:55 lifetimes best clocking with Eddie Davis Jr. Mike Hall train the Kadabra-She'sa priority four-year-old mare racing for owner Fred Hertrich since being acquired in November. Gravitator grabbed the lead early and then opened up on the backstretch enroute to an open lengths conquest. A well-known performer in Ontario before coming south-of-the-border, she has now banked 204,619 lifetime. Hannah's Charm (Corey Callahan) come on to be second with My Big Kadillac (Vince Copeland) third. In the top pace, JJ Flynn and Ross Wolfenden was an easy 1;52.2 winner For Trainerjosh Green who owns the Western Ideal-All-American Cognac gelding with Rich Lombardo, Chas Atley and Carl Cochran III. The win came in his third start of the season bringing his lifetime earnings to $266,083. See You Tuesday (Jonathan Roberts) was runner-up with Happy Andyversary (Tetrick) the show horse. Wolfenden also drove the longshot of the day, Frank Chick's Very Dark, a four-year-old daughter of Glidemaster-Leila conditioned by Ceba Horsey, recorded a new lifetime mark of 1:56.4 at 32-1, beating Broadway Fantasy (Callahan) and Muscle Ville (Morgan) for her second career win. Mike Cole returned to driving for the first time in five years and registered a double. Tim Tetrick won three race, Tony Morgan, Ross Wolfenden, Vic Kirby and Mike Cole had doubles. Trainers Tim Crissman and Joe Columbo and owners George&Tina Dennis Racing had two winners. After missing a week, Royal Becca J returns to the $25,000 Open/Handicap trot, the Tuesday feature race on the Jan. 30 program at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m. Royal Becca J has been at the top of his game with two wins and two seconds in his last four for driver Jack Parker Jr. and owner JIM Moor III. The gelding won the Open two weeks ago and starts from outside post 7in this one. The lone mare in the field, Richard Gutnick and TLP Stable's Moonlight Cocktail is fresh from an impressive victory last week and steps up in class with Tony Morgan in the bike. Mike Casalino's veteran Tough Mac, piloted by Corey Callahan, just missed finishing second in last Tuesday's feature. Lazurus came from behind to win his last start and will be driven by Jonathan Roberts. I Like My Boss, one of Delaware's all-time best trotters, is in fine form with Allan Davis in the bike for trainer Bob Shahan who owns the homebred with Jimmy and Ashley Parsons. Indiana standout Bluebird Reverend with Montrell Teague steering closed strongly last time for a second losing by a nose for owners Dennis, Johannsen, Reeser and Case, and leaves from the rail. Bamond Racing's Crazshana complete the highly competitive with Ross Wolfenden driving. Two starters in the $13,500 sub-feature trot are winners last time out, Pure Kemp (Tetrick) from the rail for Rich Lombardo and Green Racing and Filled Donut (Art Stafford Jr.) racing for Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar, Steve Iaquinta and Lee Walls, with two straight successes. The popularly-bred Miami (Vic Kirby) and Tina Clark's Splashed (Callahan) are among challengers in the nine-horse field. 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

Hypothetical and Tony Morgan and never looked back recording the first $18,000 Open/Handicap pace win of the New Year at Dover Downs on Thursday, Jan 25. A $25,000 selection at the November Harrisburg sale, Hypothetical continues to pay good dividends to harness racing trainer Brian Malone and his wife Carrie scoring his third win with three seconds in his last six starts since. In other races on the strong program: Corey Callahan came on driving Cash Is King to victory in 1:52.3 to win a $16,000 Winners pace.---Little Ben and Tim Tetrick came up big in one of two $14,000 Winners-Over paces to chalk up his fourth consecutive win. ---Star Messenger Morgan), who was a stablemate of Little Ben for nearly six years, until being claimed last meet by Gary Ewing, notched his fastest win 1:50.1 in another $14,000 division.--- Fashion Bythebeach won his first of 2018 scoring 1:51.1 decision in a $14,500 Winners pace with Vince Copeland handling the reins.----In second $14,500 event, Real Kid got up for Jonathan Roberts in1:53.1.---In the first of two $25,000-$30,000-$35,000 Claiming/Handicaps, Jet Airway with Corey Callahan moved out of third on the half-mile turn and battled to the front pulled away for a 1;51.2 victory.---That same winning time of 1:51.2 was good enough for Cyclone Kiwi N to post a fifth consecutive victory for driver Tim Tetrick .The winner was re-claimed last week and now lost again via a $35,000 tag.--- Tetrick won three race, Tony Morgan, Corey Callahan and Jonathan Roberts had doubles. ---------------------------- DURING THE WEEK; Cashendash (Corey Callahan) was not one of three starters with new owners, in the $17,500 Claiming pace, Monday, Jan 22, but the 11-year-old beat a field of nine home in 1:51.2 to win by a nose. Mister Virgin entered the race with a five-race win streak, a new owner, claimed a week ago, and a new driver. Finishing fourth, he was claimed again by former owner, Ron Davis. Second finisher Letsmakeawish was claimed by Bamond Racing The other claimee was Myell's Rockstar, who finished off-the-board. -------------------------------` Trotter Lazurus (Tim Tetrick) made his first visit to Dover Downs a winning one in 1:55.1 while pacer Pass Line Bluechip (Allan Davis) wonin 1:54 for the fourth straight time in the Tuesday co-features over an off-track. Russell Foster and Tony Morgan led all drivers with three wins each; Corey Callahan, had a double. ------------------------------------------ Starting from outside post 8 proved no problem for Divas Image on the way to her fourth straight $25,000 Mares Open/Handicap win on Wednesday, Jan 24. Tony Morgan moved Divas Image up to take the front and never was headed the rest of a 1:52.1 mile. A 14-times winner of $338,082 in her career, Divas Image has now won six of her last eight races.---Tim Tetrick debuted a new member of the Jim King Jr. Stable driving Shartin N to his first North American start and win, a 1:52.1 success in a $17,000 distaff pace, The Down Under-bred five-year-old crossed the Pacific with an impressive record in Australia---Tetrick racked up the first of three wins guiding Stormtracker to a new record 1:52.4 performance in a $15,000 Mares pace. The third straight for the four-year-old ---Corey Callahan had a four bagger, Tetrick won three while trainer Nick Callahan and Breakaway Stable had two wins. Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del. --- Hypothetical took the lead early for harness racing driver Tony Morgan and never looked back recording the first $18,000 Open/Handicap pace win of the New Year at Dover Downs on Thursday, Jan 25. A $25,000 selection at the November Harrisburg sale, Hypothetical continues to pay good dividends to trainer Brian Malone and his wife Carrie scoring his third win with three seconds in his last six starts since. The son of ill-fated Somebeachsomewhere-Restive Hanover held off a late surge from Allwillworkout (Corey Callahan) with Automatic Dragon (Vic Kirby) third to win in 1:51.4. Race favorite Q's Cruise (Tim Tetrick) and Highalator (Roger Plante) finished off the board Callahan came on driving Cash Is King to victory in 1:52.3 to win a $16,000 Winners pace for trainer Nick Callahan who owns the Rocknroll Hanover-Showherthemoney gelding with l.W. Hood. Breakaway and Bonucelli racings. Brian J. (Vic Kirby) and Gentlemen's Bet (Art Stafford Jr.) were second and third respectively. Little Ben came up big in one of two $14,000 Winners-Over paces to chalk up his fourth consecutive win. Tim Tetrick sat second behind Major Uptrend (Tony Morgan) until deep stretch then closed along the passing lane to score a 1:50.3 triumph for trainer Jim King Jr. and owners Janet Hudson and JoAnn Looney-King. Silver Fox J (Frank Milby) was third. Little Ben is a Jereme's Jet gelding from Honey's Bud Lite and won for the 30th time in his career. He has won $354,161 lifetime. Star Messenger, who was a stablemate of Little Ben for nearly six years, until being claimed last meet by Gary Ewing, notched his fastest win 1:50.1 in another $14,000 division. Tony Morgan enjoyed a perfect trip behind Moonliteonthebeach (Tetrick) before exploding out of second in mid- stretch to go bye for his 29th career victory and $225,351 in earnings. Feel Like A Fool (Jonathan Roberts) was third. Another son of Somebeachsomewhere, Fashion Bythebeach, owed by David Miller, won his first of 218 scoring 1:51.1 decision in a $14,500 Winners pace with VinceCopeland handling the reins. Wichita Lineman (Allan Davis) was runner-up. Fox Valley Inferno (Eddie Davis Jr.) was the show finisher. In second $14,500 event, Real Kid got up for Jonathan Roberts in1:53.1besting Casino Bags Anso (Copeland) and early leader Big Bad Mike (Tetrick). A Real Desire Lady The Kid gelding trained by Kevin Lare and owned by Frank Chick won for the first time this year in his second appearance. In the first of two $25,000-$30,000-$35,000 Claiming/Handicaps, Jet Airway with Corey Callahan moved out of third on the half-mile turn and battled front-pacing Western Young Gun until mid-stretch when the Seven-year-old Jereme's Jet horse pulled away for a 1;51.2 victory for owner Mike Casalino and trainer Dylan Davis. Whirl Monroe (Kirby) hustled home second with Ideal Fashion ( Morgan) third. That same winning time of 1:51.2 was good enough for Cyclone Kiwi N to post a fifth consecutive victory for driver Tim Tetrick and owner Bamond Racing who re-claimed the Jereme's Jet-Another Kiwi gelding back last week and now lost him again via a $35,000 tag. Dialamara (Callahan) came on for second with Reggiano (Morgan) taking third. Tetrick won three race, Tony Morgan, Corey Callahan and Jonathan Roberts had doubles. No live racing Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Live racing is featured Monday through Thursday weekly with a 4: 30 p.m. post time. A changing daily 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. --- Starting from outside post 8 proved no problem for Divas Image on the way to her fourth straight $25,000 harness racing victory at Dover Downs on Wednesday, Jan 24. With last season's Horse of the Meet leading at the quarter, Tony Morgan moved Divas Image up to take the front and never was headed the rest of a 1:52.1 mile. Jenn Bongiorno trains the five-year-old daughter of Bettor's Delight-Rocknroll Diva to a convincing victory for Our Hrs Cents, Stable 45, and J&T Silva stables. A 14-times winner of $338,082 in her career, Divas Image has now won six of her last eight races. Enhance Your Mind (Vic Kirby) followed the winner to finish second in front of Newborn Sassy (Tim Tetrick) who streaked down the passing lane to take third money. Empress Deo was scratch to make it a seven horse starting field. Tim Tetrick debuted a new member of the Jim King Stable driving Shartin N to her first North American start and win chalking up a 1:52.1 success in a $17,000 distaff pace. Now owned by Rich Pollucci and JoAnn Looney-King, the Down Under-bred five-year-old crossed the Pacific with an impressive record in Australia, seven wins, three seconds in 13 races. Roselily (Art Stafford Jr.) finished second with Rockin BB (Eddie Davis Jr.) the show horses. Tetrick racked up the first of three wins guiding Stormtracker to a new record 1:52.4 performance in a $15,000 Mares pace. The triumph was the third straight for the four-year-old by Big Jim-Stonebridge Breeze trained by Linda Toscano for J, Mehlenbacher, Enviro and Bay's stables. Absolutely Best (Davis Jr.) was runner-up. Going Again (Vince Copeland) was third. Corey Callahan had a four bagger, Tim Tetrick won three while trainer Nick Callahan and Breakaway Stable had two wins. HIGHALATOR MAKES  SEASON’S DEBUT IN DOVER 4-YEAR-OLD OPEN Highly regrded Highalator, an 11-time winner last year, makes his 2018 debut Thursday, Jan. 25 in an $18,000 Four-Year-Old Open/Handicap pace on a solid 13-race card at Dover Downs. After qualifying twice, the Jenny Bier and Joann Dombeck pacer will be driven by Vic Kirby meeting Jo Ann Looney-King’s Q’s Cruise and Tim Tetrick making his first start in nearly a month and handicapped with outside post 7. Other strong contenders are Brian and Carrie Malone’s Hypothetical, piloted by Tony Morgan; Paul Ministrelli’s Indiana standout Down On Mainstreet, handled by Art Stafford Jr.; GeorgeTeague’s Nine Ways with Montrell Teague in the bike. Tina and Joe Clark’s Automatic Dragon drew the rail with Russell Foster driving and Allwillworkout with Corey Callahan driving for Mike Horn and Alex Rice Jr. In the first of two $25,000-$30,000-$35,000 Claiming Handicaps: Ron Davis’ Ideal Fashion (Tony Morgan) is fresh from a 1:50.4 win last week; Mike Casalino and trainer Dylan Davis’ Jet Airway and Whirl Monroe (Kirby), racing for Arty Foster II and Wanda May Saulsbury head the opposition. In the other division, Cyclone Kiwi N (Tetrick) is back in ownership to Bamond Racing; Eric Foster’s Play The Field (R.Foster) and Big Place (Stafford Jr.), owned by Ken Wood, Bill Ditmar, Steve Iaquinta and Minisink Farms, lead the opposition. A $16,000, two $14,500 and two $14,000 paces are on the strong undercard. 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. Racing is set 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. --- Trotter Lazurus made his first visit to Dover Downs a winning one while pacer Pass Line Bluechip won for the fourth straight time in the Tuesday, Jan 23 harness racing co-features over an off track. After two straight starts from the outside, Lazurus drew an inside post in the $13,000 Winners-Over trot and made the best of it. With Tim Tetrick at the controls, the Credit Winner-Afterglow Hall gelding scored a 1:55.1 victory by a head. Scott DiDomenco trains the eight-year-old for Dr. Patrick Graham. The win was the 16h in Lazurus' career. Tough Mack, the race favorite, finished strongly second. Moose Madness (Vic Kirby) led early and held third. Legacy Racing's Pass Line Bluechip continues his ascent upward notching his fourth win in-a-row registering a 1:54 triumph in a $13,000 Filly and Mares pace. Allan Davis was in the bike for trainer Wayne Givens behind the Bettor's Delight-Run On Luck three-year-old filly. Moments Of Joy (Kirby) nipped Snappy Dresser (Ross Wolfenden) for second-place. Russell Foster and Tony Morgan led all drivers with three wins each; Corey Callahan, had a double. DIVAS IMAGE RETURNS WEDNESDAY IN $25,000 MARES FEATURE After a week off when Sweet Robbie won the feature, Divas Image, winner of the previous three straight $25,000 Mares Open/Handicap, is back and leaves from the outside on Wednesday, Jan. 24 at Dover Downs. . A $17,000  and 15,000 female pace tops a strong undercard. Post time is 4:30 p.m. With Divas Image, owned by Our Hrs Cents, Stable 45 and J&T Silva stables, off, Sweet Robbie took over with a wire-to-wire 1:52 triumph, her second this meet in the top distaff event of the week. Art Stafford Jr. drives Gary Ewing’s Sweet Robbie from post 6 while Tony Morgan will be in his regular spot behind Divas Image. Valuable Art closed for Corey Callahan within a head of the winner last Wednesday. Enhance Your Mind with driver Vic Kirby missed two weeks of racing, finished fourth last week. BryanTruitt’s campaigner  has two wins and two second  in this event. Corey Callahan will drive Breakaway Stable’s homebred Valuable Art, a winner of three consecutive races in December. Legacy Racing’s Empress Deo, handled by Montrell Teague, was right there Last week finishing third. JFE Enterprise’s Scandalicious, who won several female features in recent seasons also returns with  Tim Tetrick in the bike. Newborn Sassy, a major stakes winner not long ago, has been a close second and third recently and will be driven by Russell Foster. After an impressive win last week, her third in four races, Westluckycam with Jonathan Roberts moves up in company and has post 1. Trainer Jim King debuts another New Zealand- newcomer, Rich Polucci and JoAnn Looney-King’s Shartin N (Tetrick) in the $17,000 Mares Winners pace while Stormtracker (Tetrick) seeks a third straight win in the $15,000 Mares pace on the strong undercard.      The $25,000 Open pace headlines another powerful Thursday program. Live racing is featured four days a week, Monday through Thursday with post time at 4:30 p.m. 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. Watch the live racing and enjoy fine food at the acclaimed Winner's Circle Restaurant Buffet. Call 302-674-4600 for reservations. Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del. --- Cashendash Hanover was not one of three starters in the $17,500 Claiming pace, the Monday, Jan 22 feature race at Dover Downs, but the 11-year-old beat a harness racing field of nine winnig by a nose in 1:51.2. Corey Callahan drove the winner for owner-trainer Dylan Davis for the Western Hanover-Castanet Hanover gelding's first success of the New Year. Letsmakeawish (Russell /Foster) closed on the inside for second with Lew's Maverick (Montrell Teague) third. Mister Virgin entered the event with a five-race win streak, a new owner after being claimed a week ago, and a new driving, who had settle for fourth-place, and was claimed again by former owner, Ron Davis. Second finisher Lets makeawish was clalmed by Bamond Racing The other claimee was Myell's Rockstar, who was off-the-board. The longest priced winner of the day came in the second race when Clean-N-Green Stable's Nice Stuff, a 33-1 shot, in the Non-Win 3, closed on the outside for trainer-driver Wayne Long. Jackson's Gold (Kirby) was next with front-pacing Vitriolic (Kim Vincent) third. On Tuesday, Donnie Darko, a winner of-two-in-a-row leaves from the outside post 8 n a $15,000-$17,500 Claiming/Handicap. Callahan had two winners as did Tony Morgan, trainer Tim Crissman and owner Mildred Ventriglio.   TOUGH MAC ONE-TO-BEAT IN DOVER TUESDAY FEATURE TROT Tough Mac heads a nine-horse field in the Tuesday $3,000feature trot on a strong Jan. 23 card at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m.  Mike Casalino’s Tough Mac, one of top trotters at the track the past few seasons gets the favorite’s nod with Corey Callahan at the controls. Hollywood Highway, owned by Scott Dillon and CTC Sable will be driven by Eddie Davis Jr.  while Mark Ford’s Moose Madness and Vic Kirby makes his second local start after finishing third last time.  Howard Taylor and Rich Lombardo’s Yo Y o Mass leaves from the rail with Allan Davis. William Moffett Inc.’s Gillie The Kid and Ross Wolfenden is fresh from a win last time out and starts from post 9 in the second tier. Lazurus is a newcomer to the field for owner Dr. Pat Graham with Tim Tetrick driving. Linda MacDonald’s All Shoes On Deck is in rare form lately. Jonathan Roberts is his regular driver. Rounding out the lineup are Risto Vidgren’s homebred Nothing But Nice piloted by Frank Milby and Arty Foster’s Petrossin AS with Russell Foster. The secondary feature is a $15,000-$17,500 Claiming/Handicap trot. Bill Sartin’s Donnie Darko (Ross Wolfenden) is the lone winner last start, his second straight victory, but must leave from outside post 8. Alongside is CC Racing’s Il Mago (Tetrick) returning after three ‘distance’ races at Yonkers.  Last Tuesday, Tidquist (Sean Bear) closed strongly finishing second for owners Wade Wyatt and Frank DiMondi. He’s A Castoff (Tony Morgan) was claimed by LeBlanc Racing and Glenn Dyke and steps up in price. Daryl Bier’s Entranced (Bret Brittingham) has been acing well..Baximum (Callahan) drew the rail for Tina and Joe Clark. Arty Foster’s Someway Same Hall (Foster)drops in for a price and George&Tina Dennis’ Photo Message (Eddie Davis Jr.) are the other 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... After his fifth straight win last week, Mister Virgin was claimed, and returns on Monday, Jan. 22 putting his win streak up in the $17,500 Claiming pace harness racing feature at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 While Arty Foster is his new owner and trainer, Tony Morgan will continue as Mister Virgin's as driver Letsmakeawish, second last week is piloted by Russell Foster. Owner-trainer Dylan Davis' Cashendash Hanover was a close third last Monday with Corey Callahan driving. Another horse claimed last week, Myell's Rockstar, now owned by Ron Davis and trained by Brooks Gray, starts from post 9 in the second tier. Bamond Stable's Styxit To Em N, with consecutive seconds, gets Tim Tetrick to drive. Frank Chick's Carracci Hanover drew the rail with Eddie Davis Jr. in the bike. FrankandJoanne, trained and driven by co-owner Steve Nason and partner Tom Bradford; Lew's Maverick handled by Montrell Teague for John Dickens, Kathleen Mofield and KDK Standardbreds and Easy On The Eyes N, in from two-straight wins, is in the hands of Vic Kirby for owners trainer Mark Kesmodel and Pat O'Brien complete the nine-horse field. The card's top trot, a $12,000 Winners edition, has eight starters, all four-year-olds, two of them were winners last time out. Bill Cantrell's Gravitator (Davis Jr.) finished in a dead-heat for win while owner, trainer, driver My Big Kadillac wired the field from post 7. 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. --- Harness racing driver Tony Morgan racked cup five winners including One To Draw To in one of the trio of feature races on Thursday, Jan 18 at Dover Downs. Sometimes Said recorded his fifth straight victory while Never Say Never N won the other $14,500 Winners-Over pace. One To Draw had been racing successfully at Yonkers until recently and showed his stuff in the first co-feature race with Morgan in-the-bike turning back seven foes in 1:52 . Bill and John Emmons own the Major In Art-Straight Justice gelding who won for the 16th time in his career. Gerries Sport (Allan Davis) escaped from being locked in and closed strongly along the passing lane to finish second. Moonlightonthebeach (Russell Foster) took third money. One race later with Automatic Dragon scratched, Sometimes Said, driven by Jonathan Roberts, started from the second tier in post 9, and rolled on to his fifth consecutive visit to the winner's circle. Bobby Glassmeyer claimed the Well Said-Sometimes gelding for $12,500 four starts back and stepped him up to win two straight $25,000 claimers before advancing to the $14,000 Winners-Over level. His current win gives him 14 lifetime and $550,365 in earnings. Silver Fox J (Frank Milby) was second in front of Down On Mainstreet (Art Stafford Jr., third. Earlier, Corey Callahan guided Tom Lazzaro's Never Say Never N home in 1:51.4 to overpower a nine horse field for an easy $14,500 Winners pace. Jack Roger (Stafford Jr.( and Rat Tail (Montrell Teague) were second and third respectively. Dylan Davis trains Never Say Never N, a Bettor's Delight-Maid In Splendor five-year-old. Last week Cyclone Kiwi N was claimed for $35,000 by Bruce Soulsby and this week Jeff Bamond Jr. claimed him back at the same price in the first of two $25,000-$30,000-$35,000 Claiming Handicaps. Corey Callahan drove the Jereme's Jet-Another Kiwi gelding from the outside in a pulverizing :25.3 and never looked back enroute to a 1:51.3 score, his fourth straight and sixth win in his last seven along with a second. It was the New Zealand- import's 21st victory and now has won $253,002 in purses. Whirl Monroe (Vic Kirby) finished second. Im Supersonic A (Sean Bier) was the show horses. Tony Morgan's fifth winning drive came behind 5-1 Ideal Fashion in a come-from-behind 1:50.1 victory, the fastest on the card. Western Young Gun (Davis Jr.) left fast and led until late in the stretch to finish second. Regalanthropist (Teague) hustled home for third. Brooks Gay conditions the American Ideal-BJ's Sunshine gelding for Ronald Davis. It was his 20th lifetime win and a winner of $226,309 in earnings. Racing resumes on Monday Jan. 22 and continues through Thursday weekly with post time at 4:30 p.m. A daily changing menu of fine food 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. --- Sweet Bobbie nosed out Valuable Art in 1:52 to win the $25,000 Mares Open pace Wednesday, Jan 17 at Dover Downs. Cocktail Time takes $18,000 sub-feature. Though it was her first win since two-in-a-row last November, Sweet Robbie added to her impressive record this meet which includes a second and four third-place finishes in her last nine starts. Her third win of the meet came via a scant nose decision edging Valuable Art (Corey Callahan) in the $25,000 Mares pen pace. Art Stafford Jr., her regular driver, guided the six-year-old daughter of Art Major-Odds On Gobye for owner-trainer Gary Ewing. The win was the 26th lifetime good for $260,128 earnings. Empress Deo (Montrell Teague) was third. Cocktail Time and Tony Morgan notched a 1:53.3 triumph in an $18,000 Mares Winners sub-feature for owners Barry Spedden and trainer Josh Parker. The Bettor's Delight-Panevolence four-year-old chalked up her first win of 2018, the fourth won this meet. She has now won $111,647 in her career. Rockin BB (Eddie Davis Jr.) was next with OK Jasmine(Callahan) third. Corey Callahan had three winners, RT Stafford Jr. and Tony Morgan visited the winner's circle twice each. HYPOTHEDICAL AND SOMETIMES SAID HEAD THURSDAY CO-FEATURES Hypothetical, a 1:51 winner last week, is one of three starters looking for a second straight victory, in one of the Thursday co-feature paces while Sometimes Said puts a four-race win streak on the line in the other, on Jan. 18 at Dover Downs. Along with Bamond Racing’s Moonlightonthebeach with Vic Kirby driving, and Josh Parker’s Sawbuck Hanover and Corey Callahan, Hypothedical, handled by Tony Morgan, is owned by trainer Brian Malone and his wife Carrie. Two other contestants R.J. Thomas’   El Bloombito and Sean Bier and Gary Ewing’s consistent Star Messenger piloted by Russell Foster, finished close-up seconds in their most recent outings. Abe Basen, Tom Lazzaro, and Robert Cooper Stable’s Arque Hanover was a strong third last week with Corey Callahan at the controls. Gerries Sport drew the rail with Allan Davis in the bike for owners Rich Lombardo, Carl Atley and Gerrie Tucker. Completing the sharp field is Bill and John Emmonds’ One To Draw To Jonathan Roberts driving. Something Said (Tetrick) leaves from post 9 in the second tier of the $14,000  Winners-Over pace. Claimed in December  by Bobby Glassmeyer, the gelding has stepped up in class winning last Thursday in 1:50.2  in near wire-to-wire fashion.  People Are Crazy (Russell Foster) is also on a winning tear making the winner’s circle in his last two outings for owners Robin and Jay Breasure. Silver Fox J (Vic Kirby), a winner of two of his last four, has post 1 for George & Tina Dennis and The Wiz Kids stables, with Gary Ewing’s Rangers Sureshot (Morgan) alongside. Allwillworkout (Callahan), owned by Mike Horn and Alexander Rice; Autonmatic Dragon (Vic Kirby) racing for Tina and Joe Clark; Paul Ministrelli’ s Down On Mainstreet (Art Stafford Jr.); Kathleen Brewer’s Quick Shot (Jonathan Roberts) and Howard Taylor’s homebred Mentira (Ross Wolfenden) are the other starters. Two $25,000-$30,000-$35,000 Claiming Handicaps head the strong undercard. 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. Racing is set 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. --- Filled Donut overcame leaving from outside post 8 to win his second straight delivering a 1:54.1 success in the $16,000 feature trot in the Tueday, Jan 16 harness racing headliner at Dover Downs. Jack Parker Jr. drove NF Happenstance to her third consecutive victory to win the $13,000 Winner's Over trot. Art Stafford Jr. and trainer Eric Ell teamed up completing an undefeated 2018 for the Andover Hall-Miss Gertrude four-year-old gelding. It was his third win in his last four outings. Miami (Vic Kirby) was second with Amber Ella (Tony Morgan) third. The victory moved Filled Donut into six-figure earnings. He has now won $103,880 with six lifetime wins for owners Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar, Steve Iaquinta and Lee Walls. In the $13,000 Winners-Over trot, NF Happenstance continues a successful return to the races after dropping a Sebastian K filly last Spring for owner Jim Moore IlI. The daughter of SJ's Caviar-Moira Hall remained unbeaten in 2018 when Jack Parker Jr. pulled the eight-year-old out of second heading around the final turn and withstood a late challenge from I Like My Boss (Allan Davis) in deep stretch to record her 23rd career victory and raise her earnings to $319,756 lifetime. Tough Mac (Corey Callahan) was third. Awsome Valley was scratched. William Moffett Inc.'s, Gillie The Kid, in a $12,000 Winners-Over trot, scored a 1:55.2 victory. An altered son of Northern Kid-Campaign Wife, Gillie The Kid notched his first win of the New Year. It was the second win for Ross Wolfenden. Veteran All Shoes On Deck (Jonathan Roberts) closed to take second while Moose Madness (Vic Kirby) was the show horse. In the $13,000 Mares Pace, lightly raced Stormtracker won her second in-a-row posting a 1:53.3 victory with Vic Kirby in the bike. It was only the sixth career start for the four-year-old by Big Jim-Stonebridge Breeze, who now has won four with a second and a third for owners Mehlenbacher, Enviro and Bay's stables. Odysseus (Callahan) was runner-up in front of The Lion Sleeps (Russell Foster), third. Corey Callahan, trainer Dylan Davis and owner Howard Taylor won the daily double. Ross Wolfenden, Montrell Teague and trainer Clyde Francis also had two winners. ENHANCE YOUR MIND RETURNS IN $25,000 MARES OPEN/HANDICAP Last week owner-trainer Bryan Truitt’s Enhance Your Mind was scratch but returns this week in the top female pace of the week, the $25,000 Mares Open/Handicap, Wednesday, Jan. 17 at Dover Downs, Wednesday, Jan. 17. An $18,000 Mares pace tops a strong undercard. Post time is 4:30 p.m. Last season’s Horse of the Meet, Enhance Your Mind with driver Vic Kirby has won this feature twice with two-times second and is handicapped starting from the outside in a seven female feature. One of the most consistent distaffs in the field, Gary Ewing owned and trained Sweet Bobbie, driven by Art Stafford Jr., also has two feature wins to go with a second and four thirds since opening day. Corey Callahan will drive Breakaway Stable’s homebred Valuable Art, a winner of three consecutive races in December. Claim To Fame’s Hold It Hanover handled by Ross Wolfenden, steps up in class after a win last week and a glowing season-long record. Russell Foster will drive Legacy Racing’s steady Empress Deo. Mike Casalino’s Nat A Virgin,  after three straight outside posts drew the rail with Jonathan Roberts in the bike. Ken Jacob’s Plant Rock and Tim Tetrick bring a record of two wins in her last three races into the fray. An $18,000 Mare Winners pace top the undercard. Two starters won last time out; Magicinthemoonlite (Wolfenden) owned by Linda Condon and Kevin Freeman, and Tim Mumford’s Rolllatown (Foster). The competitive field of nine includes Roselily (Stafford Jr.) owned by Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar, Steve Iaquinta and Minisink Farms, OK Jasmine (Callahan) for owner Rich Lombardo. Other contenders are Frank Chick’s sharp Rocking BB (Eddie Davis Jr.), Barry Spedden and Josh Parker’s Cocktail Time (Tony Morgan) a winner of three of his last fice with a second and a third, Jeff Clark’s steady She’s A Billionair (Frank Milby) and Reg Hazzard’s Dreaming Silly (Allan Davis) who drew the outside post. . Thursday features another powerful 13-race program headed by a wide-open $25,000 Open pace.   Live racing is featured four days a week, Monday through Thursday with post time at 4:30 p.m. 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. 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. --- Mister Virgin added another to his victory string which reaches five-in-a-row after a1:51.1 harness racing victory in the $17,500 Claiming pace at Dover Downs on Monday, Jan.15 . Great Kate won the $12,000 feature trot. Ron Davis' Mister Virgin took control of race getting the lead in front of the grandstand and never shook off a bid by Cashendash Hanover (Corey Callahan) on the backstretch into deep stretch to score his fifth straight victory giving red-hot driver Tony Morgan his second win of the day. Letsmakeawish (Russell Foster) flew down the lane to overtake Cashendash Hanover by a neck at the wire to finish second. /After the race, Mister Virgin wound up in a new barn as he was claimed by Arty Foster for $17,500. Myell's Rockstar who finished fourth was also claimed. In the $12,000 trot, Jonathan Roberts pulled Great Kate to the outside after the half and raced outside the rest of the way to overtake leader and favorite Pure Kemp (Ross Wolfenden) in mid-stretch for a triumph. Bill Cantrell owns the Muscle Massive-PJ's Photo four -year-old mare who won her second consecutive victory. Pure Kemp held on for second with Magic Maddy (Morgan) third. Tony Morgan and Jonathan Roberts had driving triples while Montrell Teague and trainers Clyde Francis and Brooks Gray had doubles. MIAMI, SODA PUMP, FILLED DONUT HEAD DOVER $16,000 TROT Miami, Soda Pump and Filled Donut, all winners last week, match strides in the Tuesday, Jan. 11 top trot at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m.  Vic Kirby drove John Canzone’s Miami to a near wire-t-wire 1:54.4 victory in last week’s  $16,000 Winners trot. On the same card, Filled Donut and Art Stafford Jr. was even faster, registering a 1:54.3 triumph for Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar, Steve Iaquinta and Lee Walls. Soda Pump was also a front-end winner for driver Tim Tetrick who owns the gelding with Triple D Stables. Among the challengers, the sharp Camelot Stable’s Amber Ella with Tony Morgan has a win three seconds and two thirds in her last seven outings, Tiny Clark’s Splashed with Eddie Davis Jr. with three wins, three seconds and a third in his previous seven outings. Also to reckon with are John DeVito’s My Cherry Pie, piloted  by Jonathan Roberts; Euro Gap, driven by Corey Callahan for owners Howard and Josh Kauffman, leaving from the rail and Judy Lunsford’s Torkil reined by Montrell Teague.                                   . A pair of $13,000 trots top a strong undercard. In a Winners-Over trot, Jim Moore’s NF Happenstance (Jack Parker Jr.) seeks her fourth straight victory while Murmur Hanover (Vic Kirby) is fresh from a wire-to-wire conquest in his last race in a nine horse field. Mike Casalino’s Tough Mac (Eddie Davis Jr.), YoYo Mass (Ross Wolfenden) racing for Howard Taylor and Rich Lombardo; along with Kanthaka (Tony Morgan) owned by Chris Beaver and RBH Ventures provide the opposition. The other $13,000 Mares trot is led by Mehlenbacker, Enviro and Bay’s stable’s Stormtracker (Kirby); and Hutt Racing’s Snappy Dresser (Wolfenden) plus two winners last time, Lloyd Hickman’s Keystone Izzy (Davis Jr.) and Howard Birney’s Mibzar (Tyler Davis).     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. ---- Just under 300 horsemen, legislators, including the governor of Delaware John Carney, and friends of harness racing in the First State turned out for the 21st annual Delaware Standardbred Owners Association (DSOA) Awards-Dinner at the Modern Maturity Center, in Dover, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. As usual, prior to the nighttime activity, the annual DSOA mid-day business meeting was held with evening festivities beginning with an early evening cocktail hour. Again this year, Mistress of Ceremony Heather Moffett presented a colorful, fun-filled video potpourri of seasonal high spots from her weekly Post Parade programs seen during the year on Sundays and rebroadcast Mondays on WBOC TV. During this year's review of the highlights of the 2017 racing season featuring top horses of the Dover Downs and the Harrington Raceway meets. The banquet also featured a silent auction to benefit Horse Lovers United, Inc., a highly acknowledged Not-for Profit organization led by Lorraine Truitt, which provides a residence and care for retired horses. In addition to leading horsemen and friends in attendance at the awards- banquet were many of Delaware's top legislative executives. The list headed Governor John Carney; a longtime support of Delaware racing: Lt. Governor Bethan Hall-Long; Delaware State Senator Gary Simpson; and Delaware Legislators: Rep. Gerald Brady; Rep. Richard Collins; Rep. Ronald Gray; Rep. Kevin Hensley; Rep. Harvey Kenton; Rep. John Kowalko; Rep. Bobby Outten; Rep. Trey Paradee; Rep. Mike Ramone; Rep. Lyndon Yearick and Rep. Dave Wilson. Also Delaware Cabinet members, Rick Geisenberger, Secretary of Finance and Michael Scuse, Secretary of Agriculture. Among the attendees were Delaware Harness Racing Commission Executive Director Mark Davis; Judy Davis-Wilson, Executive Director, Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund; Commission Chair Beth Steele; Commissioner, Pat Wagner. Also present were USTA District -11 Directors: Dan Bittle, Chairman, Russell MacKinnon and John Hensley. The DSOA Board of Directors - President Andy Markano; 1st Vice President Brenda Bramble, 2nd Vice President George Dennis, Treasurer Frank Deliberti, Secretary Frances West and Sal DiMario, Executive Director and DSOA Directors; Richard Ashley, Victor Kirby, Russell MacKinnon, Charles Marsh, George Teague Jr., Valerie Warnick and Ross Wolfenden. Directors of Emeritus Dan Camac, Ralph Holloway, Dr.. William Moffett, and Presley Moore, plus the DSOA office staff Denise Rothermel and Lisa Pearson, hard-workers who put the event together each year. DSOA and DSBF 2017 award winners: The 6th annual James T. Case Jr. DSOA Horizon Award (to a horseman making outstanding progress during year) was presented to trainer Jason Skinner, one of the sport's rising stars. The Inaugural DSOA President's Award was presented to Delaware Governor John Carney for his continual support of harness racing. A DSOA Special Appreciation Award went to Leon Carlisle, Harrington Raceway Trackman Again this year, there were six James T. Case Jr. $1,000 Scholarships awarded, in memory of the longtime DSOA President. 2017 DSOA Horses Honored: Dover Downs Horse of the Meet- Owners Brian Hoffecker, Vic Kirby and trainer Leigh Raymer's BARBARA'S SHADOW Trotter of the Meet-Thomas Dillon's HOLLYWOOD HIGHWAY, trained by Doug Lewis Claimer of the Meet- GUILTYWITHANEXCUSE owned by RBH Ventures * Spagnola Racing, trained by Jim King Jr. Harrington Raceway Horse of the Meet - Brian and Carrie Malone's IDEAL ICE, trained by Brian Malone. Trotter of the Meet - WIND OF THE NORTH owned by Daryl Bier & JoAnn Dombeck, trained by Jenny Bier . Claimer of the Meet - Lorie & Paul Davis' LADY BETH, trained by Paul Davis DELAWARE STANDARDBRED BREEDERS FUND AWARDS: 2-Year-Olds: Trotters; (filly) STAR SAPPHIRE (colt) BOSTON CRUISER Pacers; (filly) GRACEFULLYFORGIVEN (colt) SLICK TONY 3-Year-Olds: Trotters, (filly) SPOONFULL(colt) MASTER CLAVE; Pacers - (filly) LOGAN'S GIRL (colt) BAGS TO RICHES Broodmares of the Year; Pacing Mare QUEEN KATHY -Trotting Mare MOCHA A highly successful silent auction of harness memorabilia to benefit Horse Lovers United under the supervision of its founder, Lorraine Truitt, was supported for the care for horses whose racing careers had ended. Again this year a handsome-colored booklet containing all awards winning horses and owners was given to all attendees. Following award presentations -Mike Hines and The Look, provided musical entertainment. Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del --- Cajon Lightning took the lead early on the way to his fifth win of the meet romping to a 1:51.2 success in the $25,000 Open pace at Dover Downs on Thursday, Jan.11. Three drivers dominated on the 13-race harness racing card; Tim Tetrick won four, Tony Morgan and Art Stafford Jr. had three win a piece. Trained by Eric Ell for Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar, Steve Iaquinta and Minisink Farms, after starting from the outside in his last two starts, drew post 3 this time and that was all driver Stafford Jr. and Cajon Lightning needed rolling on for a 1:51.2 conquest in the feature race. Baileys Rock N (Tetrick) who stepped up in class who was a winner of six of his previous seven starts since October, had to settle for second. Arque Hanover (Corey Callahan) was the third-place finisher. The victory was the 20th lifetime for the Mach Three-Tex In The City gelding who now has banked $266,570 career purses. Red hot Tony Morgan provided the driving for trainer Brian and Carrie Malone's Hypothetical, a Somebeachsomewhere-Restive Hanover four-year-old, to secure a 1:51 lifetime best clocking in an $18,000 Winners pace. Jack Roger (Tetrick) and Never Say Never N (Callahan) were second and third respectively. In a $16,000 Winners pace, Eddie Davis Jr. left fast from post 8 driving American Sportsman, and never looked back fashioning a 1:52.1 mark. The Somebeachsomewhere-Precious Beauty colt, now four, is trained by Joe Columbo for George and Tiny Dennis Racing. Cash Is King (Callahan) got up for second in front of JJ Tanner (Davis), third. There were two $25,000-$30,000-$35,000 Claiming paces. In the first, Tim Tetrick directed owner-trainer Bobby Glassmeyer's recent claim Sometimes Said an altered son of Well Said-Lady Sometimes, to victory in 1:50.2, the fastest time of the program. Ideal Fashion (Morgan) was runner-up. Big Pace (Stafford Jr.) took third. Bamond Stables Cyclone Kiwi N won and was claimed in the other $25-30-$35,000 claimer. Tim Tetrick drove the win, the third in-a-row and fifth\ in his last six starts Legion Of Boom (Russell Foster) came on for second. Reggiano (Morgan) was third; Dylan Davis claimed Cyclone Kiwi N, a Jereme's Jet-Another Kiwi eight-year-old gelding, who now has won five of his last six outings, for $35,000. Corey Callahan steered Sawbuck Hanover, by Bettor's Delight-Shesaporsche, to the winner's circle for third time in his last four race notching a 1:52 triumph in a $14,000 Winners-Over pace for owner-trainer Josh Parker. Star Messenger (Morgan) was a game second. Allwillworkout (Davis Jr.) was the show horse. Little Ben, with Tim Tetrick, won for the third time in-a-row taking a $13,000 Winners-Over pace in 1:51.4. The Jereme's Jet-Honey's Bud Lite gelding is trained by Jim King for Janet Hudson and JoAnn Looney King. El Bloombito (Sean Bier) who led early was second with Bad Gamer (Vic Kirby) third. A changing daily menu of 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 continue each day from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight in the Dover Downs Race and Sports Book. Marv Bachrad  

DOVER, Del --- It's getting to be a habit for Divas Image winning her third consecutive harness racing $25,000 Mare Open pace at Dover Downs on Wednesday, Jan.10 . Teamed with recent 16,000 winning-driver Tony Morgan, the five-year-old daughter of Bettor's Delight-Rocknroll Diva moved into the lead in mid- backstretch on the way to a 1:52.1clocking for Jenn Bongiorno who trains the winner for Our Hrs Cents, Stable 45 and J&T Silva stables. Divas Image is now two-for-two in 2018 and winner of $25,000 in purses The win was one of three for Morgan. The sharp Sweet Bobbie (Art Stafford Jr.) finished second in front of Newborn Sassy (Tim Tetrick). Enhance Your Mind was scratched in the feature. Divas Image is now two-for-two in 2018 and winner of $25,000 in purses In a $17,000 distaff pace, Art Stafford Jr. piloted Bad Lightning to his second win of the meet edging race favorite OK Jasmine (Tim Tetrick) second, and Shesarocker (Vic Kirby), third. A four-year-old by Badlands Hanover-Malocchio owned and trained by Josh Parker and Nanticoke Rating. Magicinthemoonlite with Ross Wolfenden won the 1:57.1 photo in the $16,000 female pace. Moment To Ponder (Eddie Davis Jr.) and Imadragonlady (Tetrick) were second and third respectively. Jeff Stafford conditions the Mr. Apples-Damian Hoss four-year-old, owned by Linda Condon and Kevin Freeman, who won for the sixth time in her career. Tony Morgan and Corey Callahan had three winners each, Art Stafford Jr. had a double.. MISSILE J, MACON GEORGIA A NEW TO $25,000 OPEN PACE THURSDAY A pair of hard-hitting newcomers – Macon Georgia A and Missle J – along with six-fast stalwarts tangle in the $25,000 Open pace at Dover Downs. John McGill and Brian Carsey’s  Missle J, no stranger to local fans, returns after a big 2017 season with Ross Wolfenden in the bike and Macon Georgia A recently claimed for $50,000 by Bill and John Emmonds and Bamond Racing. He had seven wins banking $130,815 last year. Among the regulars, Niss Allen and Crissman Inc.’s Major Uptrend has been a potent force in track top events last meet with Tony Morgan, his regular driver. Cajon Lightning, owned by Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar, Steve Iaquinta and Minisink Farms, has already won four feature races this season with Art Stafford Jr. at the controls. Returning after a pair of seconds in Meadowlands features is the Wayne Givens trained Sweet Rock racing for Reggie Hazzard and Legacy Racing. He starts from outside post 8.  Other major contenders are the Corey Callahan driven Arque Hanover for Abe Basen, Tom Lazzaro, and Robert Cooper Stable, the red-hot Baileys Rock N with Tim Tetrick who steps up after six wins in his last seven starts, Gerries Sport, a top-class Indiana pacer owned by Rich Lombardo , Carl Atley and Gerrie Tucker, with driver Allan Davis, complete the strong field of eight. Another outstanding undercard presents two $25,000-$35,000 Claiming Handicaps, an $18,000, a $16,000 and a $14,000 paces along with a pair of $25,000, $30,000, $35,000 Claimers on the 13-race power-packed program. Dover Downs now 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. Racing is set 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

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