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HARRINGTON, DE - Nanticoke Racing, Josh Parker, Barry Spedden and Prestige Stables' Robbie Burns N ($3.40, Montrell Teague) made his harness racing Delaware debut a winning one Monday with a 1:51.2 win in the $15,000 Open pace at Harrington Raceway. It was one of four wins on the card for driver Teague who joined Victor Kirby with a grand slam. Trained by co-owner Parker, Robbie Burns was the beneficiary of a pocket trip behind pacesetter Blazing Bobby Sox. Robbie Burns finished with a flourish in the stretch to prevail. Blazing Bobby Sox was second, while Q's Cruise was third. A son of Live or Die, it was the fifth win of the season for Robbie Burns N, who had been competing in New York and Pennsylvania most of the summer after his arrival from New Zealand. One race earlier, venerable pacer Special T Rocks (Art Stafford Jr.), recorded his 54th career win in his 190th career start with a 1:52.1 triumph in an $11,000 conditioned pace. The 10-year-old Rocknroll Hanover gelding staved off a fierce charge from 3-year-old Slick Tony to pick up his second straight win for trainer Joe Hundertpfund and owners Bill Sartin and Mark Salerno. by Matt Sparachino, for Harrington Raceway    

HARRINGTON, Del. - In recognition of September being Childhood Cancer Awareness month and the courageous fight of 5-year-old cancer-stricken Layla Mosley, Harrington Raceway has named the 6th race on Wednesday September 14 for this worthwhile cause. Mosley, of Magnolia, is the daughter of Brenda and Keith Mosley, and was diagnosed with stage 4 Ewing's Sarcoma earlier this year. She has been receiving chemotherapy treatments and had surgery in June to remove part of her ribs and a tumor from one of her lungs and ribcage. Mosley is the granddaughter of popular local standardbred horseman Joe Hundertpfund Jr. Horsemen have rallied behind Mosley with fundraising efforts to help fund her healthcare costs. "The support we've received has been outrageous," said Hunderptfund. "Not just in Delaware, but in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. It just shows that the horse racing family comes together when there's a cause. It makes me proud." On Wednesday, Mosley is expected to be in attendance giving out ribbons that celebrate Childhood Cancer Awareness. Mosley is nearing the end of her chemotherapy treatments and the family is hopeful she will remain cancer-free. Anyone interested in learning more about Mosley's story, or to make a donation, can do so by visiting https://www.youcaring.com/brenda-mosely-518278. by Matt Sparacino, for Harrington Raceway

Manalapan, NJ --- There were a number of stirring performances Monday when Gaitway Farm held its final round of June harness racing qualifiers, but the most inspiring had nothing to do with any of the horses that went onto the racetrack. The day belonged to Layla Mosley. Layla, the 5-year-old granddaughter of Delaware-based trainer Joe Hundertpfund Jr., is battling a rare type of bone cancer, Ewing's Sarcoma. But she was on hand Monday at Gaitway, handing out lemonade to fans on a warm morning, to help raise money for the Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation and childhood cancer research. In addition, Monday was the final day of a 50-50 raffle at Gaitway to benefit Layla and her parents, Brenda and Keith. The fundraiser netted more than $2,600. "The help of all the horsemen has been unbelievable," Hundertpfund said. "Everywhere. All the horsemen have been so good to us. It's been helping because my son-in-law has been out of work (taking unpaid leave to be with Layla) and this is going to be an ongoing battle." Layla was diagnosed with her cancer in early February and underwent months of chemotherapy before having surgery just several weeks ago at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to remove a tumor and parts of three ribs. "The tumor started in her ribs and metastasized to her lungs and eventually worked its way out of her back," Hundertpfund said. "The chemo made the tumor shrink to the point where they were able to take it out. Fortunately the chemo worked so well there was no sign of any tumors in her lungs; they did a biopsy and it came back cancer free. "Now it's three more months of chemotherapy, a little bit of radiation, and then just hope for the best." Layla's attitude during her fight has inspired all those around her. Layla's favorite response whenever anyone asks about her condition is, "No biggie." Following her recent surgery, she called Hundertpfund and his wife Doreen via FaceTime and sang a song about "kicking cancer's butt." "She's so resilient," Hundertpfund said. "She always has a positive outlook. She doesn't feel sorry for herself one bit, which I think really helps." To visit Layla's Facebook page, click here. To make a donation, click here for her YouCaring page (which also features a short video about Layla) and here for her GoFundMe page. by Ken Weingartner    

DOVER, Del. --- Veteran pacer Special T Rocks returned to the winner's circle following a 1:51.3 victory in the Sunday feature race, after an early light snow shower over a 'good' harness racing track at Dover Downs on Jan. 17. Too Darn Hot won the $20,000-$25,000 Claimer and Brioni took his fourth straight. Driver Ross Wolfenden had a four-win night. Allan Davis piloted $497,149 and 34th lifetime winner Special T Rocks, an eight-year-old altered son of Rocknroll Hanover-Ladys Special, to his first win of the meet scoring a 1:51.3 triumph in a $9,000 Male pace for trainer Joe Hundertpfund and owner John Cancelliere. Allstar Preview (George Dennis) closed for second in front of Shellysblockbuster (Vic Copeland) third. In the sub-feature $20,000-$25,000 4&5-Year-Old Claiming Handicap, Jason Lynch and Too Darn Hot quick-stepped past leader If You Want Fire (A.Davis) on the backstretch and then opened up on the way to a 1:52.3 lifetime record victory. Three Day Forecast (Tony Morgan) was runner-up. Big Secret (Jonathan Roberts) collected third money. Trainer-driver Lynch and Jim Jacobs own the four-year-old Rocknroll Hnaover-Kiss Me Kate winning gelding. Claimed for $10,000 last month, Briono stepped up to the $15,000 ranks and won for the fourth consecutive start and six of his previous seven outings. The Four Starzzz-Shark-Armbro Bahama gelding is owned by trainer Arty Foster. Marcus Miller has been his regular winning driver. Ross Wolfenden led the drivers with four wins. Allan Davis had three wins as did trainer Joe Hundertpfund, Tony Morgan notched a double.Trainer Tim Crissman, owner Crissman Inc. and owner Arty Foster also haltered two wins each. CAPTIVE AUDIENCE SEEKS REPEAT IN $27,500 DELAWARE SPECIAL Following a wire-to-wire victory from the rail in last week’s $27,500 Delaware Special, Captive Audience and Yannick Gingras start from the outside this week in the Martin Luther King feature race at Dover Downs on Monday, Jan. 18. Post time for racing is4:30 p.m. Al “Rusty” Carter and trainer Doug Lewis own the ultra-sharp Captive Audience, who racked up two wins, a second and a third in starts since early December gets the nod as favorite in the select field of six. Janet Hudson’s Just A Jolt, after a week off, finally gets a better starting post this week with Tim Tetrick driving. Max Walton and Greg Papleo’s Mustang Art, handled by Brett Miller, winner of this event two weeks ago, and Reggie Hazzard and Legacy Racing’s Bad Boy Matt, second last Monday, with Allan Davis are joined by  driver Art Stafford and brother Andrew Stafford’s Framed Art, who makes a major changed starting from the rail instead of outside, last week. Elizabeth Brittingham’s Raritan Bay, reined by Bret Brittingham) drew alongside. The $15,000 4&5-Year-Old Male pace is highly competitive. Three starters won last week. Weaver Bruscemi and Burke Racing’s Class Six (Gingras) has two straight wins and seven in his last eight starts, Art Stafford and trainer-driver Art Stafford Jr.’s Blazing Bobby Sox is on a tier himself with four winners in five starts, and Denise Davis, Sharon White and Legacy Racing’s Casey At Bat (A.Davis) has been impressive in his six starts since arriving from Chicago with three wins. Kapildeo Singh’s Apollo Seelster (Jonathan Roberts) has the rail, and Frank Chick’s Totally Dreamy (George Dennis) finished second in their last starts. Kathleen Brewer’s Quick Shot (Tony Morgan) and Rich Lombardo, Baron Racing and Josh Green’s Sectionline Rocks (Tetrick) cannot be overlooked. Topping a strong undercard, Little Ben (Tetrick) racing for Janet Hudson and JoAnn Looney-King, takes on Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar and Steve Iaquinta’s sharp Adventure Bound (Gingras), Reg Hazzard and legacy Racing’s Papa Ray (A.Davis) and Robbins Next Farm’s Gallic Beach (G.Dennis) a winner of four of his last five in a $14,000 Winners-Over Male pace. Marv Bachrad

HARRINGTON, Del. - John Cancelliere's Special T Rocks ($4, Allan Davis) notched his sixth win of the year Monday at Harrington Raceway with a 1:51.3 harness racing victory in the featured $16,000 Open. The 7-year-old Rocknroll Hanover gelding fought off all comers in his front end triumph over Leyden and Mojo Terror. After assuming command at the quarter mile, Special T Rocks was driven confidently to victory in recording his 32nd career win. Trained by Joe Hundertpfund, Special T Rocks boosted his lifetime earnings to more than $474,000. It was the second win of three wins on the program for driver Davis. Earlier on the program, Kevin Switzer's Letsmakeawish ($3.20, Montrell Teague) won his fourth consecutive race in 1:52.2. Trained by his owner, Letsmakeawish is a 3-year-old son of Western Terror. Jon Roberts and Victor Kirby each had a driving double. Matthew Sparacino    

Nichols, N.Y. -- Enjoying a pocket trip behind Bourbon Bay, but hard pressed for racing room on the far turn, Awsome Valley ($7.00) emerged up the pegs in the final 70 yards to take Saturday (July 11) evening's harness racing $14,000 Open Trot at Tioga Downs.   Aaron Byron pressed early up the inside with the 6-year-old Valley Victor gelding, ultimately ceding the lead to track record holder Bourbon Bay (John Cummings, Jr.) through a :27.3 initial quarter. Bourbon Bay would control the terms through an uncontested :58.4 middle half, but Awsome Valley ended up boxed on the far turn as I'm Fabulous (Jim Taggart, Jr.) turned up the pressure after a 1:26.2 three-quarter sectional. As I'm Fabulous closed in, 6-5 favorite Valley of Sin (Jim Meittinis) angled three-wide off cover, and Bourbon Bay was pushed to his limit, Awsome Valley was crying out for racing room with no shortage of late trot. In the final sixteenth, a lane opened up along the pegs for Awsome Valley, and he pushed through to prevail by a half length in 1:55.1. Valley of Sin mustered second honors off his belated surge, while I'm Fabulous just collared Bourbon Bay to take third.   Joe Hundertpfund, Jr. trains Awsome Valley for the Revocable Trust of Barbara Boese.   Mike Simons led all drivers with three wins on the nine-race card, prevailing with his own Vacation Day ($14.40, 1:57.2) along with Yolo Lindy ($5.30, 2:00) and Military Blue ($2.90, 1:55.2). His son Shawn registered a training double on the evening's program.   Live racing returns to Tioga Downs with a 10-race Sunday card. Post time is 1:30 p.m. Eastern time, and fans are invited to arrive early to receive a replica Jim Marohn, Jr. colors shirt (while supplies last).   by James Witherite, Tioga Downs

DOVER, Del. --- Drive By Night made it six wins in his last seven races scoring a 1:52.4 victory in the $15,000 Male Claiming pace on Sunday, Dec. 14 at Dover Downs. Ross Wolfenden made the winner's circle four times. Montrell Teague was at the controls of a Drive By Night's impressive win for the sixth time while trainer Dan Munson has been the winning owner of all but one of those wins. All of Drive By Night's wins have come with a claiming $15,000 tag. The Real Artist-U Drive Me Crazy gelding was claimed and claimed back the next start by Munson in late November. Ourea Nourrir (Allan Davis) finished second. Jebswesternshake (George Dennis) took third money. In addition to Wolfenden's four wins, Eddie Davis Jr., Vic Kirby and trainer Joe Hundertpfund had two wins each. Prior to the racing, there was a short memorial tribute for the late Bobby Botsch, a longtime Delaware horseman, who passed away recently. The ceremony was attended by family, friends and horsemen in the Dover Downs winner's circle. Handsoffmycookie faces three new opponents in the $18,000 Mares Open pace on Monday. Monday through Thursday post time is 4:30 p.m. During the annual Christmas Break Week, There is no live racing, from Friday, Dec. 19 until racing resumes on Sunday, Dec. 28. There is no charge for parking or admission when visiting Dover Downs. Leading harness and thoroughbred simulcasts are featured from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight daily in the Dover Downs Race and Sports Book. Marv Bachrad

HARRINGTON, Del. - Driver Jon Roberts capped his best week yet at Harrington Raceway with a second five-win performance in four nights Thursday. The 33-year-old Roberts, who won five races on Monday, won five more Thursday giving him 13 for in a four day span on Delaware's only half-mile racetrack. Roberts did not drive at Harrington on Tuesday night, September 30. Roberts win parade Thursday began in the second race with Seaside Gal ($10.80) and continued by capturing the second and fourth legs of the pick four with Aggie's Dream ($4.40) and Casino Bags ($7). Roberts secured the grand slam with a triumph aboard We Salute You ($9.60) in race nine before piloting veteran Real Tough ($5.20) to a Third Straight win in race 13. Roberts currently sits fifth in the Harrington driver standings with 73 wins. Allan Davis (135), Ross Wolfenden (124), George Dennis (109) and Victor Kirby (83) complete the top four. In the trainer standings, Wayne Givens (58) maintains a lead over defending champ Joe Hundertpfund Jr. (47). Josh Green (38), Les Givens (28) and Kyle Moore (23) fulfill the top five. by Matt Sparacino, for Harrington Raceway  

HARRINGTON, Del. - Harrington Raceway's 68th year of live harness racing resumed Monday night with 4-time defending driving champion Ross Wolfenden winning four races on the 12 race program. Live racing had been on a brief hiatus in central Delaware since the July 24 Governor's Day program during the Delaware State Fair. Wolfenden, who finished in a deadlock atop the driver standings with George Dennis in 2013, teamed up with 2013 leading trainer Joe Hundertpfund Jr. to win three of his races. The 51-year-old Wolfenden's first win came in the second race aboard Polaris N ($11.40) before capturing consecutive races aboard Hundertpfund-trained horses in the seventh with Ivan Blue Chip ($4) and eighth Ziggy Sky ($4.80). Wolfenden then triumphed in the 11th with Danish Diligence ($3.20) to cap the grand slam. There was approximately a half-hour delay shortly before the 11th race due to an electrical outage. Jon Roberts and George Dennis each recorded a driving double. Racing will continue on a Monday through Thursday schedule until October 23. by Matt Sparacino, for Harrington Raceway

Harrington, DE --- Harrington Raceway’s 68th season of live harness racing will get underway Monday night (April 21) with a 15-race program scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. There will be a hat giveaway (while supplies last) at 5 p.m. on the lower level of the grandstand, as well as $1 hot dogs and $1 live racing programs throughout the evening. Most of the track regulars are back in action including 2013 leading trainer Joe Hundertpfund, Jr. and leading drivers Ross Wolfenden and George Dennis, who finished in a deadlock last season. There is also a new face on the opening day program, as one of the leading drivers on the Yonkers Raceway circuit, Eric Goodell, will be in town competing in nine races. The featured $17,000 Open is carded sixth on the program and will wrap up the Pick-4 wager (races three-six). Cataway Racing Stable’s Lollipop Kid (2-1, Victor Kirby), who was claimed on February 27 at Dover Downs for $25,000, was installed as the morning line favorite on the heels of a lifetime best win in 1:49.1 at Dover. The wagering format will appear similar in years past to the Harrington faithful, as superfecta wagering will be available in all races but race three, the first leg of the Pick-4. Harrington’s signature race, the Bobby Quillen Memorial, will be held on Sept. 8 (eliminations if necessary) and Sept. 15 (final). Last year‘s event featured a stirring stretch duel from Clear Vision and Foiled Again with the former prevailing in a track record 1:49.2. Harrington will race on a Sunday through Wednesday schedule with the exception of closing night for the spring/summer season on July 3. There will be a hiatus until the annual Governor’s Night at the Races program on July 25, before the meet resumes on a Monday through Thursday schedule on August 18. Customers wishing to make clubhouse reservations are encouraged to do so by calling 302.398.5920. by Matt Sparacino, for Harrington Raceway

Four $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) finals highlight the final week of Dover Downs' 45th meet. The top eight point-getters after two weeks of preliminaries vie; on Monday (filly pacers), Tuesday (filly trotters), Wednesday (male trotters) and closing day, Thursday, April 10, (male pacers) race for Delaware-sired three-year-old season honors. ------------------------------------------------ Bandolito, driven by Daryl Biers, scored the fastest mile of 2014 on any size track on Thursday (4/4) while equaling the all-track record of 1:48 set in 2012 by Heston Blue Chip. -------------------------------------------- On Thursday (4/10), the 2013-2014 Dover Downs end-of-season awards will be presented to: the Horse of the Meet; Leading Driver and Leading Trainer. -------------------------------------------------------- Harness Track of America (HTA) College Scholarship Fund offers three $5,000 scholarships for post-secondary education to students actively involved in harness racing or to children of harness racing professionals (living or deceased) including licensed drivers, trainer, caretakers or management officials. For applications e-mail: delight@harnesstrack.com or call HTA at 520-529-2525. ----------------------------------------------------- Horseman and humanitarian Ken Wood is readying for his 33rd trip to Africa after Easter. The three-week long 20,000-mie round-trip is an on-going personal crusade to provide water to Ghana, and has expanded to Tanzania. Wood's acclaimed, 'Wells For Ghana' drilling provides water to inhabitants who previously had to walk five miles to find water that was deemed unsafe. Over the years, Wood has built 1,130 wells in Ghana including Tanzania's 266 new wells. The wells built by Wood serve more than 2-million native Africans, who until now never have had fresh water. Purse monies won by horses Wood races, is the main support of his humanitarian effort. He recently retired his top moneymaker, trotter Anders Bluestone, now a stallion at Merrie Medo Farm in Smyrna, Del. -------------------------------------------------------------- Corey Callahan wrapped up his fifth Dover Downs Leading Driver championship early build a huge lead by mid-meet. Even missed a full week while in Australia, Callahan has 210 wins since meet opening day, Nov. 3, 2013. Ron Pierce has moved into second-place with 127 wins. Allan Davis is now third with 126 wins, Ross Wolfenden is next, and Vic Kirby is fifth, with 105 wins. ------------------------------------ Callahan is on top for wins and money earned for horses he has driven, but Ron Pierce has the best UDRS - equivalent to a batting average - this meet at .351.Callahan is second with a .333 average and Tim Tetrick, third, .324. In the money won category, Callahan has won for the horses he has driven $1.9-million in purses. Pierce is second at nearly $1.5-million, Allan Davis, third, ($1.3), Ross Wolfenden, fourth ($1.2) and Vic Kirby is fifth ($1.1). --------------------------------------------------- After being close in recent meets, which were won by Josh Green, Dylan Davis, with a big March total, clinched Dover Downs Leading Trainer title, breaking Josh Green's eight-meet domination . Davis has haltered with 67 winners. Joe Hundertpfund, with a big end-of-meet, has moved into second place with 53 wins. Wayne Givens has 49 wins for third-place; Trish Foulk is fourth with 46 while defending champion, Josh Green, is fifth with 45 wins. ----------------------------------- Even though Dylan Davis has unseated Josh Green for leading trainer this meet, Green has the top win percentage (435) with Trish Foulk second (.396), Eric Ell is third (.391), Davis is fourth (.385) and Leigh Raymer, fifth O(.383)).Davis leads trainers this meet in money won by horses he has trained (542,190). Wayne Givens is second in money won ($517,752), Eric Ell, third (460,260), and Josh Green fifth ($440,303). by Marv Bachrad, for Dover Downs

The "Help Janet Davis Fund" is ongoing. Mrs. Davis, one of the most 'giving' people in harness racing, has championed numerous charity causes over the years and recently has run into some bad luck. Her stable had three major setbacks after her truck overturned. She lost a horse belonging to her father, another seriously injured as well as the truck, seriously damaged. This has caused a devastating financial setback. Donations can be sent to: Horseman's Welfare Trust Fund - DSOA - 830 Walker Square, Suite 11-2, Dover, DE 19904. The Fund is also aided by 2014 breedings to eight prominent stallions being offered on ongait.com . -------------------------------------------------------- The Harness Track of America (HTA) College Scholarship Fund offers three $5,000 scholarships for post-secondary education to students actively involved in harness racing or to children of harness racing professionals (living or deceased) including licensed drivers, trainer, caretakers or management officials. For applications e-mail: delight@harnesstrack.com or call HTA at 520-529-2525. ----------------------------------------------------- Harness Horse Youth Foundation (HHYF) is seeking a Summer Programs Intern for this season. The paid position starting mid-June until August 15.The successful applicant must love Horses, hard work and travel. Lodging and meals (per diem) are included. For an application: go to www.hhyf.org/employment.asp ------------------------------------------------------- Corey Callahan is back after spending a week in Australia where he competed in an international event - 'The Great Southern Star" at Tabcorp Park, Melton, Victoria, Australia. Callahan, presetly the sports leading win-driver in 2014, finished second in the 2011 World Driving Championship. He was one of three persons, including trainer Jonas Czernyson and female jockey Chantal Sutherland, invited to visit Australia for this event. In addition to racing, they were treated to a range of activities. ---------------------------------------- Callahan currently leads all drivers in the sport with 2014 winning drives. He already has wrapped up his fifth Dover Downs Leading Driver championship. Callahan has 205 wins since meet opening day, Nov. 3, 2013. Ron Pierce has moved into second-place with 119 wins. Ross Wolfenden is next, 117 wins. Allan Davis is fourth with 113 winners. Vic Kirby is fifth, with 96 wins. ------------------------------------ Callahan is on top for wins and money earned for horses he has driven, but Ron Pierce has the best UDRS, equivalent to a batting average, this meet at .351.Callahan is second with a .333 average and Tim Tetrick, third, .311. In the meney won category, Pierce is second, Ross Wolfenden, third, Allan Davis, fourth and Vic Kirby is fifth. --------------------------------------------------- After being close in recent meets won by Josh Green, Dylan Davis has all but clinched Dover Downs Leading Trainer title. Davis has haltered with 66 wins. Joe Hundertpfund has moved into second place with 50 wins. Wayne Givens and Trish Foulk are tied for third with 46 each while defending champion, Josh Green, is fifth with 43 wins. ----------------------------------- Even though Dylan Davis has unseated Josh Green for leading trainer this meet, Green has the top win percentage (465).Davis leads trainers this meet in money won by horses he has trained (512,495). Wayne Givens is second in money won, Eric Ell, third, Green is fourth and Foulk, fifth' Following Green in win percentages are Trish Foulk, Davis, Joe Hundertpfund and Eric Ell completing the top five. by Marv Bachrad, for Dover Downs

One of the most giving people in harness racing, Janet Stevenson Davis, who has championed numerous charity causes in recent years, has run into some bad luck and now needs help herself. Last week, the Davis' van transporting two of their horses back from training at Dover Downs crashed when the van driver blacked out at the wheel. Although the driver was not seriously hurt, one of the horses died and the other was seriously hurt. The truck and trailer were seriously damaged, creating a devastating financial setback for the Davis's. The horse that died in the accident, Kamwood Warrior N, is owned by Janet's father, horseman Bob Stevenson.. The other horse, pacer Devil's Embrace N, shattered his jaw and is being treated at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center. Thus far, the bills have added up to around $6,000. In addition, Janet and her husband, Eddie Davis Jr., must now buy a new truck. The insurance money will not come close to covering the costs. Only last month, Janet  received the Harness Horse Youth Foundation's (HHYF) Service to Youth Award. Mrs. Davis founded a Christmas Holiday Fundraiser annually for kids who would not have a holiday otherwise. Now a fund has been set up to help her. Donations can be sent to: Horseman's Welfare Trust Fund - DSOA - 830 Walker Square, Suite 11-2, Dover, DE 19904. ---------------------------------------------- A pair of early week feature winners continued streaking. JK Letitgo won her fifth race in-a-row stepping up to the $20,000 Mares Open/Handicap on Monday, (3/10), a day that trainer Joe Hundertpfund conditioned four winners. For the third straight start, Baximum won the top trot of the week on Wednesday (3/12) -------------------------------------- The fast three-year-old pacer Fire In The Belly won his fourth straight, on Thursday, in a still unbeaten 2014 season. He's now won six of eight lifetime races with two seconds. Owner Tom Kemp is said to have turned down a six-figure off to sell the gelding. -------------------------------------------------------- Accolades continue for Corey Callahan, who has been invited to race next week in Australia. He is en route 'Down Under' to compete in an international event, 'The Great Southern Star" at Tabcorp Park, Melton, Victoria, Australia. Callahan, who finished second in the 2011 World Driving Championship, will wear his patriotic U.S.A colors, when he drives in races. Callahan, who leads all drivers in the sport in winning drives in 2014, has already, wrapped up his fifth Dover Downs Leading Driver championship. Callahan has 203 wins since meet opening day, Nov. 3, 2013. Ross Wolfenden has moved into second place with 105 wins. Ron Pierce has moved ahead on Allan Davis in the battle for third place, 98-97 winners. Vic Kirby is fifth, with 91 wins. ------------------------------------ Dylan Davis has all-but-clinched the Leading Trainer title with 60 wins. Joe Hundertpfund has moved into second place with 45 wins. Wayne Givens is third with 42 winners. Trish Foulk is fourth with 40 wins. Defending champion, Josh Green, is fifth in the standings with 38 wins. by Marv Bachrad, for Dover Downs -  

DOVER, Del.---- JK Letitgo won her fifth race in-a-row stepping up the ranks to win her first appearance in the $20,000 Mares Open/Handicap on Monday, March 10 at Dover Downs. Trainer Joe Hundertpfund, Jr. had a big night conditioning four winners from his stable. And she paid off at odds of 7-1, paying $17.60 to win. Idle since racing in the Miss N.J. at the Meadowlands last August, JK Letitgo returned to the races on Feb. 3 and has been perfect since. The youngest in this week's top female pace, the $20,000 Open/Handicap, the four-year-old daughter of Western Ideal-JK Getoutofmyway, driven by Jonathan Roberts, closed between horses in deep stretch to remain unbeaten after five races this year. Coookin The Books (Allan Davis) and race favorite Jeremes Sweetheart (Ron Pierce) slugged it out early and when a collage of females roared down the lane, JK Sweetheart emerged with the victory. Gottaseeaboutagirl (Corey Callahan) closed boldly to finish second in front of Jeremes Sweetheart, third. Josh Parker, trains and co-owns the winner with Kevin Evans, Bud Spedden and Nanticoke Racing. JK Letitgo has now won $35,000 in her five 2014 starts. Nanticoke Racing also shared ownership with Ed Maas and Arlene Paisley in Mach Lady who undoubtedly is currently the winningest claiming mare pacer posting a 1:53.2 triumph in a Delaware $10,000 Mares Claiming Allowance. The Mac Three-Tampa Town six-year-old trained by Les Givens saw a long win streak ended in her previous start finishing third. The victory is her sixth in her last seven outings. Joe Hundertpfund, Jr. started five horses on the card, and won four: All About Boyz (George Dennis), in the 3rd; JJ'scollegefund (Ron Pierce) in the 6th; Casimir Lawman in the 11th and JK Cheerleader in the 12, both driven by Ross Wolfenden. Only Putnams Kream did not win, but finished third in the 3rd race. Meet leading driver Corey Callahan advanced to 197 wins this meet piloting three winners; owner Nanticoke Racing also had a triple. Ron Pierce, Wolfenden and Ben Stafford Jr. and trainers Ben Stafford and Les Givens had two trips to the winner's circle each. Andy Roo goes for third straight score Tuesday After two straight wins, Andy Roo makes an appearance with a price tag in the $20,000 Male Claiming Allowance at Dover Downs on Tuesday, March 11. Post time is 4:30 p.m. Allan Davis drives Baron Racing’s Andy Roo, a 38-race winner of $740,373 lifetime in the nine-horse lineup. Cash Cab with meet leading driver Corey Callahan starts from post 9 in the second tier for new owners Moo Coo Inc. and Jonathan Klee Racing who claimed the nine-year-old in his last start. Arty Foster Jr.’s San Antony-O won last time out and will be driven by Tony Morgan. Jeff Bartels’ Last Shot Leeton and Vic Kirby drew the rail. The other starters are Parker and Nanticoke Racing’s Sir Globalalop Z Tam piloted by Eddie Davis Jr.; Polaris N is reined by Ross Wolfenden and racing for Bill Ethier and LeBlanc Racing; Grab The Fortune, owned by Bill Emmons will be piloted by Jonathan Roberts; Stubbs Hanover, owned and driven by Trace Tetrick; and Raritan Bay is owned by driver Bret Brittingham and Betty Brittingham. by Marv Bachrad, for Dover Downs  

DOVER, Del. ---- The only three-year-old in the field, Bestofthebunch, is the one to beat in the Delaware $9,500 3,4&5-Year-Old Male pace on Sunday, March 9 at Dover Downs. After his first three starts, Bestofthebunch has won twice with a second when beaten by a neck. The gelding owned by Foulk Stables and trained by Trish Foulk, with Ron Pierce driving, takes on eight rivals in the feature race. Chief opposition is expected from Joe Hundertpfund's White Sportscoat, a strong second-place finisher last time out with Ross Wolfenden driving, trainer Lauren Allen's Public Enemy, a winner last time out handled by Vic Kirby, and Ben Stafford's Maximum Terror and Ben Stafford Jr., primed for a top effort. The rest of the field is made up by Vince Copeland owned, trained and driven Casino Bags from the rail with Heather Minton's Cherokee Hunter piloted by Justin Vincent alongside. Drawing outside posts are Darrell and Dillon Lewis' TR Kilowatt Sam and George Dennis, Shrew Magoo with Tony Morgan driving for Rich Zulick and Crissman Inc., posts 7 and 8 with driver Brandon Henley's JR's Midnight Cry leaving from post 9 in the second tier. Sunday post time is 5:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; post time is 4:30 p.m. Each Friday and Saturday, the track will be dark for racing. On Sunday, races begin at 5:30 p.m. For those planning to watch racing and dine in the Winner's Circle Restaurant, reservations are suggested. Call 302-674-4600. There is no charge for parking or admission at Dover Downs. Daily simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred racing daily begins 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. Marv Bachrad  

Horses with long winning streaks dot the daily harness racing programs and Manhattan Rusty N, currently, is king of the claimers . The pacer won his fifth straight Thursday (3/6) and was claimed for the third time in four races, this time for $30,000. Ideal American stretch his win streak to four in-a-row, Fire In The Belly also is on a four-win tear, and five of six and six of his last eight races. Spinfiniti has a three win-streak, and with seven wins in his eight races this year. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Win-streaks recently terminated: Sea Harrier's streak came to an end; he now has won five of his previous seven. Lindwood Player recently saw a three straight streak end. Earlier, Jeremes General won three straight. Another streak that went down was Just A Jolt's three straight, Thursday (3/6). Three Ten also finished second last week after three wins in-a-row. Sound The Belle saw her three-win streak end on Wednesday. ------------------------------------------------------------- During this season, Corey Callahan has won 133 races, tops in the sport in 2014. He leads runner-up Aaron Merriman, second with 109. Dave Palone is third, 99 wins, and Ron Pierce is fourth with 89 winners. Other Dover Downs drivers in the top 30 are Ross Wolfenden, 58, Trace Tetrick and Vic Kirby, 47, Allan Davis, 43 and Tony Morgan 35. ------------------------------------------------ The Ron Burke Stable has 114 wins already. Rene Allard is a distant second with 47 wins, Josh Green, fourth in the sport's standings, has 37 wins and Dylan Davis, fifth, with 36 so far in 2014. ------------------------------------- In Dover Downs standings, Corey Callahan is nearing the 200 mark in winning drives, since meet opening day, Nov. 3, he has all but clinched his fifth consecutive track title. Callahan has won 194 races. Ross Wolfenden has moved into second place with 98 wins. Allan Davis is third with 94 winners. A big win-week by Vic Kirby, winning four races Tuesday and five on Wednesday, put him in fourth place with 90 winners while Ron Pierce is now fifth, with 87 wins. ------------------------------------ Dylan Davis has extended his first place lead in the trainer standings with 57 wins. Wayne Givens is second with 41 winners. Trish Foulk is third with 40 wins. Joe Hundertpfund is fourth win 39 wins and Josh Green with 37 wins, is fifth in the standings. Marv Bachrad  

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