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Former harness racing super stars, Wiggle It Jiggleit  and Wakizashi Hanover return to the races on Thursday at Dover Downs. Wiggle It Jiggleit, at age 7, looks to make amends for his 7th place finish in the Open Pace last week. He will take on 7 other rivals including Dealt A Winner from the Mark Silva Stable and Q’s Cruise for trainer Jim King Jr.  The race is the 12th race on the card. Jim Morand is listed to drive Wiggle It Jiggleit again. In 2015, Wakizashi Hanover upset  Wiggle It Jiggleit in Canada’s North America Cup. He will compete against 7 other pacers in the 4th race. Wakizashi Hanover, also 7 years old, qualified at Dover Downs over an off track, recently in 1:57.2 Here is the field for the 12th race Open/ Preferred Handicap at Dover Downs.  Post time is 4:30 pm. Q’s Cruise Wiggle It Jiggleit Larry Karr Quality Bud Bo Mach Dragonology Billy Badger N Dealt A Winner by Alex Kraszewski, for Dover Downs

HARRINGTON, DE - Nanticoke Racing, Ed Maas and Arlene Paisley's Terror At Night ($5.80, Jim Morand) was a 1:53.2 winner in the $15,000 Mares Open Tuesday at Harrington Raceway. Terror At Night took the lead at the quarter mile from Artrageous through an opening panel of 27.2 seconds. It would stay that way through a half-mile in 56.2 seconds and three-quarters in 1:25. In deep stretch, Terror At Night was full of pace and held off the pocket sitter by a half-length. Artrageous was second with Shesarocker third. Trained by Les Givens, "Terror" is a daughter of Western Terror and achieved her 8th win of the year. In the sub-featured $11,000 Mares Open II, Rushcreek Stables' Clarebear ($3, Tony Morgan) was a 1:53.3 winner for trainer Sheldon Powell over Springforth and Skateboard Chic. by Matt Sparacino, for Harrington Raceway

DOVER, Del.--- Henry The Dragon had a new driver this week, but it didn't matter, as Jim Morand drove the 1:52.4 win in the fastest of four $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 2nd and final preliminary leg for three-year-old male pacers over a track inundated an hour earlier by a heavy rainstorm. James Isaac, Bags To Riches and Wake Up And Go won the other DSBF divisions. Major Uptrend won his third straight taking the $30,000 Preferred Handicap and Poisonous pulled a mild surprise winning the $27,500 Delaware Special Handicap on Thursday, April 6 at Dover Downs. Henry The Dragon took the early lead and never was headed in his third win in a-row and eighth in nine lifetime appearances. The Clyde Francis trainee has now banked $141,600 for owner George Teague who bred the Custard The Dragon-Surveille Hanover colt with Elmer Fannin. Montrell Teague drove runner-up Daiymir also owned by George Teague with Art Of Fire (Vic Kirby) the show horse. Dan Keeler's James Isaac and Tony Morgan were much the best in the second $20,000 DSBF section winning in 1:53.3. Jim King conditions the Roddy's Bags Again-Slide Home colt who drew off for an easy victory. River's Crest (Art Stafford Jr.) and Whispering Witch (Teague) were second and third respectively. Bags To Riches romped to a 1:53.4 decision in the third DSBF prelim. Tim Tetrick guided the Only Money Inc. and trainer Jason Skinner colt to his third win in four starts this year and seventh triumph in 12 career races. The Roddy's Bags Again-Paint The Sky Blue colt is a $115,062 lifetime winner. Hallie's Comet (Pat Lachance) was second with Olivias Grand Slam (Morand) closing fast for third. Meet leader Corey Callahan piloted Wake Up And Go home in 1:53.1 to win the final prelim for Jimmy Lunn and Charles Winbrow. Also by Roddy's Bags Again from his dam, Early Riser, it was his second win in three outings this year. Automatic Dragon (Kirby) was next with Stay In Your Place (Teague) a close third. Next Thursday the top eight colt and gelding pacing point-getters after two prelim divisions return for the $100,000 DSBF Championship Final. Super sharp Major Uptrend made it three consecutive Thursday feature race wins as Tony Morgan drove the Somewbeachsomewhere-Tricky Tooshie gelding to his third consecutive sub-1:50 victories, this time in 1:49.4 for recent owners trainer Tim Crissman and Niss Allen Inc. Major Uptrend picked up his seventh win of 2017 in 12 races and now has won $82,900 this year and $343,833 lifetime. Jet Airway (Callahan) was a strong second. $2.2-winner Limelight Beach (Tetrick) was the show finisher. Russ Wolfenden sent Poisonous home in 1:49.4 to win the $27,500 Delaware Special Handicap overtaking Sweet Rock (Allan Davis) who finished second and fast closing Blazing Bobby Sox (Stafford Jr.) third. Tim Tetrick drove three winners. Vic Kirby, Corey Callahan and Art Stafford Jr. had a pair apiece. DSBF MALE TROT SOPH $100,000 FINAL MONDAY AT DOVER DOWNS Following two weeks of preliminaries, the top eight point-getters match strides in the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Three-Year-Old Male Trot Final, to start the Dover Downs’ meets final week on Monday, April 10 . Post time is 4:30 p.m. Master Clave sailed through both $20,000 DSBF prelims even after the Ben Brooks-owned trotter made a misstep just before the starting gate opened in his 1st leg. Ross Wolfenden got the John Wilkerson trainee quickly back trotting and had the lead just past the opening quarter pole and finished the winning mile with a 29.3 final panel. This week Master Clave drew post 2. Rodney Mitchell’s Jiggs, trained by Leigh Raymer with driver Vic Kirby leaves from the rail. Sean Bier will drive Moonshine Lavec, trained and owned by Erika Paradee Francisca Munoz and Crissy Bier from post 5. Other contenders are Crosby, the upset winner of the Dover November freshman championship is owned by breeders Linda MacDonald and Susan Durham driven by George Dennis. Following two close finishes, Master Kingpin, with Art Stafford driving for owner-trainer Tom O.Lail; Pam Wagner’s Kirby In Command with Jay Moyer; Jane Dunavent has two homebreds, Dusty Fool, with Jim Morand and Yagot A Winner piloted by trainer-driver Carlo Poliseno. During this the final week of Dover Downs meet, each day will feature a DSBF $100,000 final, Tuesday, filly pacers, Wednesday filly trotters and Thursday, male pacers. Closing day festivities include presentation of the Leading Driver, Leading Trainer and Horse of the Meet honors.   Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred racing is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. There is no charge for parking and admission at Dover owns. 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.--- It was a big Spoonful, driven by Jim Morand to win the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Two-Year-Old Filly Trot Final at Dover Downs on Wednesday, Nov. 23. Muscerene win the $20,000 Open Handicap trot. Harness racing driver Yannick Gingras had a driving triple. Trained by Les Givens, the all-time leading trainer in the DSBF program, Spoonful, a daughter of Political Briefing-Sanctions, overtook race-favorite Luv Is Blind (Vic Kirby) in a fast dash down the stretch to win for the second straight time and fourth victory with three seconds and two thirds in 13 lifetime starts for owners Delbert Cain and Nanticoke Racing. She now has won $104,512 in her rookie season. Luv Is Blind held second in front of Political Energy (Corey Callahan). Dusty Fool won the $20,000 DSBF consolation as trainer-driver Carlo Poliseno never looked back after taking the early lead. Jane Dunavent bred and owns the sire and dam of the Dusty Winner-Cashmere gelding. Black Magic Mist (Art Stafford Jr.) was second. KJs Commando (Jared Moyer) was third. On the regular card, Muscerene returned to the track where she had success last Spring, to lower his lifetime record two seconds to 1:53.4. Tony executed the winning drive pulling to the outside to follow Spunky Jack who zipped past early leader Skates N Plates Kirby nearing the last turn. Muscerene, owned and trained by Antonio Buttitta, came alongside Spunky Jack (Roger Plante), and then drew away for his seventh win of the season. The Muscle Hill-Queen Serene gelding has now won $46,625 in 2016. War Cry Hall (Tim Tetrick) edged Spunky Jack for second. In a $15,000 4&5-Year-Old Winners-Over Handicap, Stake Your Claim Stable and and Martin Sternberg's Uva Hanover, trained by Linda Toscano with Vic Kirby driving were strongest in the stretch as the Cantab Hall-Up Front Laura gelding stormed past the leaders for a victory. I Like My Boss (Allan Davis) raced tough to finish second with Bluebird Reverend (Montrell Teague) a fast-finishing third. Yannick Gingras led all drivers with three wins, Vic Kirby and Jonathan Roberts had two wins each. Check Six and Manhattan Beach, winners of the two $35,000 eliminations last week, lead eight fast three-year-olds to post in the $314,600 Hap Hansen Progress Pace Final on Monday (11/29). Monday through Thursday, post time is 4:30 p.m. Dover Downs is dark on Fridays. Saturdays and Sundays this meet. Plan to watch live racing from the Winner's Circle Restaurant where reservations are suggested. Call 302-674-4600. There is no charge for parking or admission at Dover Downs. Simulcasting of top harness and thoroughbred racing in the Dover Downs Sports Book, daily from 12 Noon to 12 Midnight. Dover Downs-its management, staff and horseman-wish one and all a happy Thanksgiving. Marv Bachrad

HARRINGTON, Del. - For the second straight night at Harrington Raceway, one driver won 40 percent of the races. After Victor Kirby's grand slam on Tuesday, it was Jim Morand's night on Wednesday as the winner of nearly 9,500 races lifetime, piloted four winners on the 10 race harness racing program. Morand's winners included, Southwind Ike ($7.40), Quit Smoking Now ($9.60), Royal Status ($11.20) and Ragazzo Dolce ($4.20). In one of the few races Morand didn't win, Joseph and Laurie Davino's Take My Picture ($9, Ross Wolfenden) notched his 33rd career win in the $17,500 Open Trot in 1:55.4. Spunky Jack left from post position two and set fractions of 28.1, 57.4 while Hemi Seelster mounted his attack first over through three-quarters in 1:26.4. Hemi Seelster eventually yielded while pocket sitter Take My Picture, a venerable 9-year-old gelding, readied for the challenge and catapulted to the lead in deep stretch with Royal Becca J gaining late for the place spot. Spunky Jack held on for third. Trained by Nik Drennan, Take My Picture (Classic Photo) boosted his lifetime bankroll closer to $1.1 million. Ross Wolfenden had a driving double. Matthew Sparacino    

HARRINGTON, Del. - Louis Catana and Vincent Bradley's Matinee Dragon ($13.20) won the $11,000 feature and was one of four driving wins on the harness racing program for Victor Kirby at Harrington Raceway Tuesday. The 6-year-old Dragon Again mare, who was dismissed at 5-to-1, set the pace and never relented in her two length win over Annabeth and Playncardswitroddy. It was the 11th training win of the meet for co-owner Vincent Bradley, while her Matinee Dragon's driver notched his third win on the 10 race program. Kirby's previous win came aboard a mare he co-owned and trained, free-legged pacer Caviart Cari Ann ($20) who was a 1:53.2 winner. He also won the first race on the program with Bliss and Luck ($3.40) and the ninth with Hardscrabble Tilly ($5.80). Driver Jim Morand, winner of more than 9,000 races in his career, did something that is not easily accomplished on a half-mile track. Morand won back-to-back races from post position eight in races six and seven aboard Truth Isalwaysbest ($7) and Dallas Jones ($4.40). Kirby (79 wins) is currently second in the driving standings at the meet behind Tony Morgan (83 wins). Morgan, winner of 15,566 races in his career, ranks second all-time among North American drivers in career wins. Joe Hundertpfund Jr. (24 wins) maintains a lead in the trainer standings over Willard Reynolds (17 wins). There are 26 live racing days remaining at the 2016 meet, which concludes October 20. Matthew Sparacino  

HARRINGTON, Del. - John Cancelliere's Special T Rocks and harness racing driver Jim Morand scored a 1:51 win Monday in the $16,000 Open Pace at Harrington Raceway. Special T Rocks set the pace from post position three as Getitoffyourchest mounted a first over attack before yielding. Handsome Henry K put together a fierce rally late for the place spot but could not get to a powerful Special T Rocks who prevailed with ease for his sixth win of year. Badlands Racing LLC and L A Express Stable's He's Marvalous ($2.20, Montrell Teague) was an impressive 1:52.2 winner in an $10,000 conditioned pace. The 3-year-old Delmarvalous gelding set all the fractions in his win. Janet Hudson and co-owner/trainer Jo Ann Looney-King's Little Ben ($7, Victor Kirby) notched his fifth win of the year in a $10,000 conditioned pace. in 1:52.1. Kirby had three wins on the card. Teague, Jim Morand, Art Stafford Jr., and Allan Davis each had a driving double. Matthew Sparacino    

HARRINGTON, Del. - Harness racing owner Michael Casalino Jr. and Dylan Davis' Theresademoninme (Jim Morand, $2.80) won his third straight race in the $15,000 Open trot Wednesday at Harrington Raceway. Theresademoninme left the gate from post position three at odds of 2-to-5 and marched through fractions of 27.3, 56.2 and 1:25.2 as I Like My Boss applied pressure and eventually yielded. Theresademoninme then opened up four lengths on the field as Royal Becca J outkicked I Like My Boss for the place spot. Trained by Dylan Davis, the winner surpassed his 2015 win total by earning his sixth win of the year. After the fourth race, a moment of silence was held to honor the memory of popular Delaware horseman Ben Stafford Jr., who passed away on July 6. Stafford was a well liked member of the local racing community who had trained horses with his father for nearly 30 years and had driven such quality horses as Mudslide, Badlands and Art and Badlands Jenna, just to name a few. A large contingent consisting of friends, family and members of the horsemen community showed their support in the winner's circle to honor Stafford's memory. Poker Hat, a 12-year-old Cam's Card Shark gelding, went out on a high note as the pacer won his final start of his career and 298th lifetime in 1:55. Driven by George Dennis for trainer Josh Green, it was the 62nd career win for the winner of nearly $920,000 lifetime. Matthew Sparacino  

The non-wagering harness racing card at Ocean Downs opened with Speed It (Cam's Rocket) lowering his own stakes record to 1:58.3 for trotting colts/geldings with driver Jim Morand in the bike.   The pair cut the mile opening the distance to the field at every pole with Righteous Renegade finishing second.   Richard Hans owns, trains and bred the winner.   In the trotting fillies, the dual between Rock The Game (Cam's Rocket) and Star Rose continues with Rock The Game stopping the clock in 2:01.1 this week.   Breakaway Racing owns the filly, Shaun Callahan trains and Corey Callahan was the reinsman.   Fastestgirlaround (Dontloseyourdayjob) and pilot Frank Milby swept the July series for pacing fillies with a 1:58.3 mile over a fast closing Mo Power. Brian Callahan trains and co-owns the filly with Gloria Kinnamon. Gloria is also the breeder.   The pacing colt/geldings finished the early card with the Winbak Farm owned and bred Steal N Go sweeping the series. Steal N Go (Bonnie And Clyde) cut the nice even mile in 2:00.4 for driver/trainer Jeff Fout with What I Say Goes getting up for place.   Maryland Standardbred Fund stakes resume on Sunday Aug. 7th with the 2 year olds going to the post.   By Cheri Stambaugh

Michael Casalino and harness racing trainer Dylan Davis' Theresademoninme ($6, Jim Morand was victorious in the $17,500 Open Trot Wednesday at Harrington Raceway in 1:54.2. The 5-year-old Kadabra gelding emerged with the lead at the top of the stretch after clearing pacesetter Somebody As, who was third. Take My Picture closed ground late to acquire second. The win established a new lifetime mark for the winner and arrived at an opportune time as trainer and co-owner Davis was celebrating his birthday. Callam Racing's Spunky Jack ($3, Roger Plante Jr.) was a 1:55 winner in the $12,500 Open II sub-featured event on the program. Trained by Steve Leblanc, it was the 21st career win for the 7-year-old Super Punk gelding, who also notched his first win of the season. Victor Kirby had three wins, while Plante Jr. had a driving double. Matthew Sparacino  

DOVER, Del--- For the second time in three days, driver Jim Morand and trainer Les Givens collaborated to win a $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 3-Year-Old Final with a Henry Faragalli III and Nanticoke Racing-owned pacer. This time, it was with Next Success, a 1:52.4 winner of the colt and gelding final after the foursome had combined on Tuesday, for Use Your Noodle's filly pace winner, at Dover Downs. It was closing day of the track's 47th season and the annual meet ending awards were also handed out on Thursday, April 14. For the seventh consecutive season, Corey Callahan was leading driver. Dylan Davis won the leading trainer title for the third straight season. Wiggle It Jiggleit won the Delaware Valley U.S.Harness Writer's Association's Horse of the Meet award. Next Success began his charge to catch race-favorite John's Dream and Tim Tetrick in mid-backstretch. Morand pulled the altered son of Veeza-Quick Question out of fourth and hastily reached the leader on the final turn. After a short stretch racing together Next Success took over and sped to his second straight victory lowering his lifetime mark to 1:52.4. John's Dream held second in front of Power To Perform and Tony Morgan, third. Stellar City, owned by Howard Taylor and Rich Lombardo, won the $20,000 DSBF consolation. The Rustler Hanover-Armbro Summer gelding trained by Dylan Davis with Tim Tetrick in the bike notched a 1:53.4 lifetime record beating Seboomook Dreamer (Allan Davis) and Canthelpbutwin (Ross Wolfenden), second and third respectively, to the finish line. On the regular program, driver, Callahan, trainer, Davis, and owner Howard Taylor joined forces for another win when Secretsoftheknight won his second in-a-row taking the $11,000 Male pace in 1:51.2. The Mach Three-Doc's Reward seven-year-old was followed home by Feel Like a Fool (Tetrick), second, and Movie Sequel (Vince Copeland), third. . Jim Morand, Corey Callahan and Vic Kirby had two winning drives each. Trainer Dylan Davis and owner Howard Taylor had doubles. Dover Downs would like to thank all its horsemen, the harness media and its fans throughout North America for their support. Live Racing in Delaware continues a week from Monday, April 25 at Harrington Raceway. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred racing is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight at Dover Downs where there is no charge for parking and admission. Reservations are suggested for the acclaimed Dover Downs Restaurants and for those planning to stay at the 4-star Dover Downs Hotel. Phone 302-674-4600. by Marv Bachrad, for Dover Downs

DOVER, Del.---. Jim Morand tracked down Apple Bottom Jeans in the stretch to score a lifetime best 1:51.1 triumph to win the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund final at Dover Downs on Tuesday, April 12. Springforth was also at her best in the lane to win the $24,000 Mares Open Handicap. One of the finest group of Delaware-sired filly pacers lineup for the DSBF final. Apple Bottom Jeans, a winner of both the Harrington and Dover Downs $100,000 freshman finals last Fall wire-to-wire quickly assumed command this time nearing the half-mile post. Driver Montrell Teague then led easily along the backstretch until Morand pulled Use Your Noodle, a brown daughter of Artsina-Gophobia, up to challenge heading to the final turn. The pair then dueled until mid-stretch when Use your Noodle finally got to the front along the inside notching her third straight victory for Henry Faragalli III, Art Feeney, Trevor Johnson and Nanticoke Racing. For longtime accomplished trainer Les Givens who has been in the DSBF winner's circle almost two dozen times since the program began, he said, "This is the first time I've ever won the final with a pacer!" Use Your Noodle now is three-for-four this year a winner of $70,920 and a six-time winner, with six seconds and a third her career good for $128,681 in purses. Apple Bottom Jeans finished second with Eternal Ring (Jonathan Roberts) third. Springforth, who has raced in every $24,000 Mares Open pace this season, recorded her third victory in the event, rolling down the passing lane with George Dennis in the bike to notch a 1:51.1 lifetime fastest victory. Owned and trained by Jeff Clark, the six-year-old by Atiscape-Spring Morning won a mad dash to the finish line as four female pacers corralled 2015 Breeders Crown winner Divine Caroline and David Miller nearing the wire. Hostess Lisa (Morgan) closed on the far outside to finish second in front of Scandalicious (Roberts). Springforth has been 1-2-3 in nine of 14 starts in the distaff feature and has banked $66,840 this year. The win was her 19th lifetime with $382,394 in her career. L&J Racing's Tataria won the sub-feature $18,500 4&5-Year-Old Mares pace, with a 1:54 effort. Ross Wolfenden drove the four-year-old Four Starzzz Shark-Pure Prize bay to her third win of the season. Fashion Villager (Teague) was runner-up in front of Highland Black Ice (Morgan). It was a big night also for several horsemen. Trainer Bart Darius started three horses for The Wiz Kinds Stable. Two- Girlofyourdreams and Beauty With a Beat which he also drove to victory, and another Call Me Cowgirl finished second while their top performer Table Talk made her seasonal debut in the Open but finished out-of-the-money. Drivers George Dennis, Allan Davis, Corey Callahan, Ben Stafford, owner-trainer Jeff Clark, and trainer Ben Stafford had doubles. . $100,000 DSBF Filly Trot Final Wednesday The third of four $100,000 2 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) finals headlines a strong Wednesday, April 13 program at Dover Downs. First post is 4:30 p.m. The top eight filly trotters after two preliminary rounds collide in the DSBF final going for $100,000.  Epic Smash and driver Pat Berry, winner of both prelim legs drew the rail for owners JCraparotta&PBerry Racing with another winner last time Winbak Farm’s Triple Bottom Line, trained and driven by Jeff Fout, alongside. Jane Dunavant’s homebred Cicada’s Song with Carlo Poliseno has been racing well with a pair of close-up second place finishes. Another prelim winner, Kevin Switzer’s Jasmine K and Montrell Teague must overcome starting from outside post 8 in the competitive final. Don Marine’s Miss Baltimore handled by Tony Morgan is another with a pair of seconds. Iron Mine Branch’s Chestnut Chic piloted by George Dennis, Jane Dunavant’s other finalist Devlin and Ross Wolfenden and Stacy Stafford’s homebred Press Corp with Art Stafford Jr. complete the lineup. In the penultimate card for its 47th season, a hard-hitting field of six fast trotters lineup for the $36,000 Open Preferred Handicap trot led by Gural Hanover (Andrew McCarty), owned by Weaver Bruscemi, Little E, Panhellenic and Burke Racing stables, has won two of three starts this year. RBH Ventures’ War Cry Hall (Vic Kirby), Somebody AS (Tim Tetrick) has won two previous feature trots for Ad Stuteri AB and Kjell Johansson. Mike Casalino’s Tough Mac (Corey Callahan) appears back in top form. Frank Chick’s Awsome Valley (Morgan) leaves from the rail with last week’s longshot Spunky Jack (Roger Plante) closing with another second-place. by Marv Bachrad, for Dover Downs  

DOVER, Del. --- World champion JL Cruze and two $20,000 2nd leg preliminaries are the headline events on a strong 15-race program at Dover Downs. First post is 4:30 p.m. JL Cruze, fresh from a season's debut 1:53 victory last Friday at Meadowlands, the 2015 Dan Patch Award winning Trotter of the Year, owned by Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar and Steve Iaquinto, performs before the home folks for the first time in the $36,000 Open Preferred trot in the 10th race. A pair of Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 3-Year-Old Filly trots enter the second and final preliminary round. The top 5 point-getters return on April 13 for a $100,000 final. Purchased after his 3-year-old season, JL Cruze, under the conditioning of Eric Ell and driving of Hall of Famer John Campbell, the gelding began his 4-year-old career at The Meadowlands sweeping all of the track's winter series. He added both the Graduate final and Hambletonian Maturity to his tremendous record of 16 wins, 2 seconds in 21 races banking $627,456. Along the way he became the fastest trotter in history over a one-mile track with a 1:49.4 triumph in the Graduate final. In the $36,000 Preferred trot, JL Cruze takes on Gural Hanover, with Andrew McCarthy, a $728,124-lifetime winner owned by Weaver Bruscemi, Little E, Panhellenic and Burke Racing stables, Aci Stuteri and Kjell Johansson's Somebody AS. Driven by Corey Callahan, already a 2-time feature winner at the track. Two other starters, Frank Chick's Awsome Valley with Tony Morgan and Mike Casalino's Tough Mac with Art Stafford Jr., were winners last start. The other starters are Indiana champ Bluebird Reverend and Montrell Teague for owners Bob Reeser, Denise Dennis, Jan Johannsen and Holly Case, Five Towns piloted by Tim Tetrick for LA Express Stable, and Callam Racing's steady Spunky Jack reined by Roger Plante. The 2nd of two $20,000 DSBF prelims seems a preview of next week's $100,000 final .Both Kevin Switzer's Jasmine K (Teague) and JCraparotta&PBerry Racing's Epic Smash (Pat Berry) were impressive 1st leg winners while Jane Dunavant's homebred Cicada's Song, already a winner of 6 of 9 lifetime races, was parked-out the entire mile and still finished second beaten only three-quarters of a length. The rest of the card features a strong array of quality trots. USE YOUR NOODLE, DELLA DONNE shine on Tuesday Use Your Noodle and Della Donne came through with impressive victories in $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund 2nd leg 3-year-old filly pace divisions on Tuesday, April 5 at Dover Downs. Fashion Sundown closed well to win the $24,000 Mares Open. Jim Morand made good use of a 2-hole trip to overtake race-favorite Apple Bottom Jeans (Montrell Teague) in deep stretch to score a 1:52.3 lifetime mark in the first $20,000 prelim. The win was the second straight for the Artzina-Lo Gophobia sophomore beating the DSBF freshman champion. Use Your Noodle is trained by Les Givens for owners Feeney, Johnson, Faragalli III and Nanticoke Racing. Eternal Ring (Jonathan Roberts) has been racing well but had to accept a third-place finish. Della Donne and Corey Callahan made up for a disappointing second last week by chalking ups a 1:54.3 victory, also a new personal mark, coming from post 8 and on the mid-backstretch went four-wide to get the lead and pull off to a convincing victory. The Dylan Davis-trainee won for the fourth time this year in five starts for Brit Evans, Tina Clark and Foulk Stables who own the Art Director-Chloes Silver Star filly. Fiftyshadesofrusty (George Dennis) cut out all the fraction until Della Donne flew by in the stretch to victory. Rowdy Patti (Tony Morgan) picked up third money. The top eight point-getters return next Tuesday for one of a weeklong cavalcade of $100,000 DSBF finals. Fashion Showdown who finished February and began March with powerful Mare Open wins, returned to the winner's circle after Corey Callahan raced behind leader Empress Deo (Allan Davis) collared the leader nearing the finish line and scored a 1:52 victory for Chris White, her fifth success of the year. Craig McInnis conditions the Village Jolt-Catch The Show six-year-old who now has banked $$63,480 this year and $218,885 lifetime on 19 wins. Paradise Lost (Vic Kirby) finished third with Sage N (Tim Tetrick) and Sassa Hanover (Morand) out-of-the money. In an $18,500 pace for eight four-year-old distaffs, Tom Kemp's Mezzanine Fashion notched her first win of the season in 1:53.2 when Tim Tetrick guided the Well Said-Catch The Show mare home. Little Sandyloam (Teague) was second in front of Girlofyourdreams (Callahan). Only Money Inc.'s Truth And Liberty won her fourth consecutive trip to the winner's circle with Tim Tetrick in the bike steering a 1:53.1 success in a $16,000 4&5-Year-Old Mares pace. A Total Truth-Jazzy Hall four-year-old, she overtook and held off Tataria (Wolfenden) for her sixth win of the season. Eternal Sunrise (Callahan) was the show horse. Tony Morgan and Corey Callahan drove three winners each, Tim Tetrick, George Dennis, Jim Morand and Allan Davis and trainer Les Givens had two wins each. by Marv Bachrad, for Dover Downs

Del. --- Harness racing driver Jim Morand rolled down the passing lane to edge Ken Kam in the Thursday Male pace feature at Dover Downs, Jan. 20. With a move from post 8 to the rail, Simon's Artist came through with his first win of 2016 for owner-trainer Rich Ringler. The seven-year-old Blissful Hall-Claris gelding won the tight 1:53 photo on the rail from Ken Kam (Allan Davis) with Allstar Preview (George Dennis), third, also in the photo. Tony Morgan drove his second winner Niss Allen Inc.'s Ima Rebel to a 1:53.1 success in a 4&5-Year-Old Male pace. Following a just missed, nose loss in his previous start, Ima Rebel, a Skydancer Hanover-Ali Cat gelding recored his second win to go with a second and three thirds in his last six races. Western Young Gun (Dennis) was a fast finishing second with Jetski Lolouie (Ross Wolfenden) third. Tony Morgan had a triple while Vic Kirby, Allan Davis and Jonathan Roberts had two win nights. Dover Downs is dark on Friday and Saturday. Live racing resumes Sunday, post time is 5:30 p.m. Weekday racing - , Monday through Thursday, begins at p.m. 4:30 p.m. When at the track, watch the live races and enjoy dining in the Winners Circle Restaurant's acclaimed Harness Racing Buffet. Call 302-674-4600 for reservations. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred racing is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight at Dover Downs where there is no charge for parking and admission. Reservations are suggested for the Winner's Circle Restaurant and for those planning to stay at the 4-star Dover Downs Hotel. Call 302-674-4600. Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del. ----Cicada's Song, scratched last week, returns in one of a trio of Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) $20,000 Two-Year-Old Filly Trot to start 2nd Leg prelim action on Monday, Nov. 16 at Dover Downs. Jane Dunavant's Virginia-owned trotting filly won both her DSBF prelims at Harrington in October and the $50,845 winner of five of her six lifetime races this season will make her initial Dover Downs appearance with trainer Carlo Poliseno in the bike. Owner-trainer Kevin Switzer's homebred Jasmine K (Montrell Teague) won the Harrington DSBF Consolation in 1:59.4. Don Marvel's Miss Baltimore (Tony Morgan) won last week and get the rail in the second $20,000 DSBF prelim with Winbak Farms' Triple Bottom Line (Jeff Fout) a strong second. Mist Stable's Harper's Ego (Jason Thompson) finished third in his prelim. Epic Smash notched an impressive 2:01.2 victory last week in his second start since winning the $100,000 DSBF Final at Harrington. Iron Mine Branch's Chestnut Chic (Jim Morand) was also a prelim winner. Stacy Stafford's Press Corp finished second in her first lifetime start with Art Stafford Jr. driving. The other half of the DSBF double features three starters hoping to rebound after early breaks last time out. Owner-trainer Kevin Switzer's Jasmine K (Montrell Teague), Triple Bottom Line (Jeff Fout) and Moore OK (Allan Davis) racing for Eddie Davis and Allan Pullman. S. Dunavant's Devlin (Polisino) drew the rail. After the second prelim round, the top eight point-getters in each of the four DSBF male and female, trotting and pacing divisions return for $100,000 Finals. Delaware-sired Remember Me VK (Montrell Teague), fresh from a 1:50.2 triumph is the lone three -year-old in the field in the $18,000 3,4&5-Year-Old Open pace. Mike Casalino and trainer Dylan Davis' Four Staces (Corey Callahan) finished second in last week's feature. Janet Hudson and JoAnn King's Little Ben (Tim Tetrick) had a two-race win streak snapped with a third last Monday. Doug Lewis and Carter Racing's Captive Audience (Callahan) is a newcomer after racing at Yonkers and Pocono Downs in his last two outings. Karen Walls' Elite Awards (Ross Wolfenden) raced in upstate New York and was a top pacer during the Summer months. Gary Simpson's Shiretown Pitbull (Sean Bier) drew the rail. Hazzard, Calloway and Legacy Racing's Sweet Rock (Brett Miller) complete the field. Canadian speedster and local standout head a field of nine in the $21,000 Filly and Mare Winners-Over pace, the Tuesday feature race. Monday through Thursday racing begins at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday are dark days. A $5,000 Guaranteed Pick-4 Pool is now featured daily. At Dover Downs, there is no charge for parking and admission. Harness and thoroughbred simulcasts is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. Reservations are suggested for the Winner's Circle Restaurant and for those planning to stay at the 4-star Dover Downs Hotel. Call 302-674-4600. by Marv Bachrad, for Dover Downs

L&J Racing's EZ Noah ($3.80, Tony Morgan) notched his second straight win Monday at the harness arcing meeting at Harrington Raceway with a 1:52.2 triumph in the $16,000 Open Pace. The 6-year-old Western Terror gelding has already topped his seasonal win total for races in Delaware as opposed to his winter home of Florida as the Josh Green-trainee achieved his third win of the year. EZ Noah was placed forwardly early from post position six where he would assume command from Contraband Hanover and never relent in a one length victory. Contraband Hanover held second with People Are Crazy third. Two of harness racing's winningest drivers of all-time each had multiple wins. Jim Morand, winner of 9,118 races, was victorious in both halves of the daily double with Bad Boy Matt ($3.00) and Shellysblockbuster ($7.20). Morgan, winner of 15,078 races, had a driving triple, capturing the first and final legs of the pick four with Bold and Brave ($2.60), preceding his win aboard EZ Noah. Morgan also won the 12th with Winbak Carl ($12.20). Montrell Teague also had a pair of wins on the program, a prelude to his trip north of the border with current top ranked pacer in harness racing, locally owned Wiggleitjiggleit, who will compete in the prestigious North American Cup at Mohawk Racetrack (Ontario, Canada) on June 13. Owned by Teague's father George, Wiggleitjiggleit will put his ten race unbeaten streak on the line this weekend against the continent's top sophomore pacers. Matt Sparacino  

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