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Harness racing driver Jonathan Roberts and Theresademoninme teamed up for a 1:55.1 victory in the $25,000 Open trot at rainy Dover Downs over a "sloppy" track on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Overlooked at 5-1 after a just-missed second place in last week's top trot, The six-year-old Kadabra-Tortoni gelding won for the fifth time this season, and fourth time since late September, to beat Murmur Hanover (Vic Kirby) and DW's NY Yank (Corey Callahan) in the feature race. It was the second of three trainer wins for defending champion Dylan Davis who owns the winner with Mike Casalino. James Moore's NF Happenstance showed that giving birth to a Sebastian K filly did not deter her trotting ability as in her second start back, she was never headed scoring an impressive 1:56.3 triumph in the Sub-feature $12,000 Winners-Over trot for trainer-driver Jack Parker. Jr. The win was her 19th lifetime in 74 starts and boosted her career bankroll to $290,056. Marley's Guy (Tim Tetrick) sat second the route with Gillie The Kid (Art Stafford Jr.) third. \ In another trot, 23-1 Myclaimtovictory cane on strong in the stretch to score a 1:57.4 victory. Barbara Kirby owns the Earl Of Stormont-Valley Mistress gelding trained by Tom Kirby. Trainer Dylan Davis had three wins, Wayne Givens two; drivers Vic Kirby, Tim Tetrick, Corey Callahan and Jonathan Roberts and owner Mike Casalino had two trips to the winners circle each. Last season's Horse of the Meet, Enhance Your Mind, leads eight to post in the Wednesday $25,000 Open pace feature. Thursday is Matron Stakes day for four lucrative two-year-old championships. WIDE OPEN $25,000 MARES OPEN PACE AT DOVER WEDNESDAY A hard-hitting eight-female lineup tangle in this week’s $25,000 Open pace on Wednesday, Nov. 8. First post is 4:30 p.m. Miss Me Yet  is the program favorite with Montrell Teague at the controls in the feature event.  Owned by George Teague and Teague Racing Partnership, has a gaudy record of two wins, two seconds, two thirds in her last seven races including a fast finishing third last time out. Brian Truitt’s Enhance Your Mind, last season’s Horse of the Meet, makes her first start since last June. She won her qualifying race with regular driver Vic Kirby last week in 1:56.2.Nat A Virgin has been racing well at Harrah’s Philadelphia and gets Corey Callahan to drive. Meanwhile the steady Purrfect Bags with Tim Tetrick driving for trainer Jim King and owner JoAnn Looney King and drew post 1. The superbly-bred St. Kitts makes her first local start with Jonathan Roberts at the controls. Jeramaya scored a near wire-to-wire win last week. Ed Maas, Arlene Paisley and Nanticoke Racing’s Terror St Night, was a game second last time and steps up in company driven by Allan Davis. Hostess Lisa completes the field with Tony Morgan steering for trainer-owner Brian Malone. In the sub-feature female pace, Legacy Racing’s Empress Deo (Ross Wolfenden) and The Wiz Kids Stable’s Girlofyourdreams (Jason Green), both winners last week drew the inside posts wile Blush Hanover (Tetrick) owned by Seth Coen, and George Derocker starts in post 3 for trainer Linda Toscano. Thursday at Dover Downs is headline day with all four Matron Stakes events for two-year-olds and a $30,000 Preferred Pace head a top card. Monday through Thursday. post time is 4:30 p.m. General parking and admission are free. Reservations are suggested for the Winner's Circle Restaurant’s acclaimed Buffet and for the 4-star Dover Downs Hotel. Call 302-674-4600.Top harness and thoroughbred races are featured in the Racing and Sports Book daily for 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. Marv Bachrad

On Sunday August 27th the trotting colts and geldings went as race two in the Hubert Jackson Memorial with a purse of $48,650. Harness racing driver Jonathan Roberts sent Judge Bob (Great George Two) flying out of the gate to control the mile holding off a rally by Chucky De Vie to win by a length in the 2:01.4 mile. Megan Roberts trains for owners and breeders Wm. Roberts, Graham Grace Stables and M & W Stable. Judge Bob is two wins in two lifetime starts.   The W.W ‘Pete’ Shaw Memorial was race three for pacing fillies with a purse of $39,700. Reinsman Vic Kirby got away third with favorite Miss Choptank (Total Truth) pulling at the half to circle the field and stop the clock six lengths ahead of H S Shauna in the 1:57.1 mile. Wayne Givens trains for Legacy Racing of DE and Stephen Townsend, the breeder is Olive Branch Farm.   The finals continued on Monday Aug. 28th with the $42,400 Ronald Banning Memorial for the trotting fillies. Gaagaa Gone (GooGoo GaaGaa) lived up to the ‘gone’ part of her name when she took the lead from the 7 hole opening up 2 lengths by the half, 7 by the ¾ pole and 9 at the wire for driver/owner/ breeder Corey Callahan. Richard Hans trains the filly. Crystals Pistol was second in the 2:02.4 mile. Gaagaa Gone is now 4 for 4 in lifetime starts.   The pacing colts and geldings closed the summer finals with Toms Tyrannosaurus (Cam’s Rocket) sweeping the series with a 1:56.3 mile a neck in front of I Run The Show. Art Stafford Jr. was in the bike for trainer Roger Hans and owner/breeder Thomas Cooke. The purse was $38,100.   By Cheri Stambaugh

HARRINGTON, Del. - Driver Jonathan Roberts won three consecutive races on the Wednesday Harrington Raceway harness racing program. Races 4 through 6 were good to Roberts, the 35-year-old driver. Roberts piloted Wingus ($12), Giga Spin ($4.80) and Nowucit Nowudon't ($5.40) to successive victories. Roberts has been among the leading drivers on the Delaware/Maryland circuit for the past several years. Ross Wolfenden, a four-time former driving champion at Harrington, had a driving double. Harrington Raceway and Casino's simulcast facility, Murphy's Race and Sports Book will be opening at 10 a.m. on Saturday May 6 for the Kentucky Derby. Live racing continues on a Monday through Thursday schedule with a 5 p.m. post time. Matthew Sparacino  

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ (February 11, 2017) - The pace was slow and trip did not go as it was planned, but the result was the same as the past two weeks as Missile J led all the way to win his third straight in the $16,000 harness racing featured pace at the Meadowlands on Saturday. When the select field of seven left the gate, none of the horses were interested in seizing command so Jonathan Roberts sent Missile J, the 4/5 public choice, to the front. Missile J went an opening quarter in a too-slow-to-believe :29.3 and a half in a tepid :57.1. "We had intentions of racing him off the pace tonight but Jonathan sensed a slow pace and went forward which was the winning move," said trainer Scott Di Domenico. Missile J, the 2016 Rooney winner, held off the late pocket rally of long shot Rodeo Romeo and the wider rallies of Somesizesomestyle and K-Lees Shakenbake to win in 1:51.3. Missile J was winning for the third straight time since he was purchased for $115,000 at the Tattersalls January Mixed Sale by John Mcgill and Brian Carsey. "I thought tonight was a stiffer challenge for him as there were some really nice condition horses in that field," said Di Domenico. "We are going to make him eligible to some stakes - The Graduate and Levy, for example; but, we will let him decide where he wants to go by his performance and soundness. To this point, I am very happy with him and his progression and very fortunate the owners have given me the opportunity to train him." Gravelsinmytravel, the Iowa-bred, completed a sweep of the Dash For The G-Notes series with a post 10 victory in the $15,000 final. John Campbell put the even-money favorite on the front past the quarter and controlled things from there to win for the third straight time. Gravelsinmytravel is a homebred for Van Otterloo Stables of Iowa and trained by Patricia Minnella. Campbell added two others wins to post a driving hat trick. Brett Miller also won three. Total handle was $2,675,128 for the 12-race program. Live racing resumes Thursday with the 9-race card carried over from last Thursday's snowstorm cancellation. Post time is 7:15 p.m. For more information, visit www.playmeadowlands.com. Justin Horowitz

DOVER, Del.--- Quick Shot won the fastest in 1:50.4 with People Are Crazy, the second, of the Dr. M.L. King Jr. harness racing co-feature races on Monday, Jan. 16 at Dover Downs. Jonathan Roberts teamed with Kathleen Brewer's Quick Shot to score a lifetime best 1:50.4 victory in the first of two Male paces. Leading though-out the five-year-old Art Major-Cannae Cindy gelding was chased home by DCs Better Life (Russ Foster), second, and Extreme Machine N (Allan Davis), third. Vic Kirby won his fourth of the day steering People Are Crazy home in 1:52.3 in the other division. Gratian Hanover (Tony Morgan) closed to finished second in front of Up And Away ( Jim Morando), the show horse. The two current red-hot driver of the meet, first place Vic Kirby and his closest challenger, Corey Callahan, had four winners apiece. Montrell Teague won a pair. ENHANCE YOUR MIND AFTER 4TH STRAIGHT IN $20,000 MARES OPEN Streaking Enhance Your Mind steps up into $20,000 Mares Open Handicap seeking her fourth consecutive win on Tuesday, Jan. 17at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m. Enhance Your Mind, owned and trained by Bryan Truitt, with meet leading driver Vic Kirby at the controls, has shown she can front-pace or come from behind while at the Winners-Over level, she now steps up to meet the top distaffs at the track. L&L Stables’ Velocity Lana and driver Yannick Gingras has been right there with two seconds and a third in recent starts but drew the rail this week with Leigh Raymer, Moss and the Solomons’ sharp B Stern with Montrell Teague alongside. Owner-trainer Gary Ewing’s Sweet Bobbie and Ross Wolflenden, won last week after three consecutive second-place finishes. Highly touted Lightning Mach N won her first three starts since arriving from Down Under. She was a beaten favorite finishing third a half-length off in her last start. The talented Nat A Virgin, reined by Corey Callahan raced well from post 9  last time and was a half-length from victory racing for J&TSilva and Robert Cooper stables. Hard-hitting Scandalicious, owned by JFE Enterprises, will be driven by Tony Morgan, from post 8.     There is an excellent supporting card on the all-female Tuesday program.  Monday through Thursday live racing begins at 4:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays are ‘dark days’ at the track. Fine food is available while watching the races at the acclaimed Winner's Circle Restaurant Buffet. Call 302-674-4600. Marv Bachrad

DOVER, DE --- Elliesjet N, who has finished second four time this meet, final made the winner's circle breaking Empress Deo's three-straight winning streak in a 1:52.2 victory to win the $20,000 Mares Open Handicap on a misty, rainy Tuesday over a sloppy track, Jan. 3 at Dover Downs. In an almost repeat of last week's distaff feature, only this time Elliesjet N stayed up at the wire with the Allan Davis driven- Empress Deo finishing second after a giant dash from last with only a neck separating the pair. Jonathan Roberts piloted Elliesjet N to her 14th career victory. The Jereme's Jet-Elle Mary Rose black seven-year-old is trained by Josh Parker who co-owns the winner with Bud Spedden , Kev Evans and Nanticoke Racing. Empress Deo began what is now her usual charge from last in the feature race as the spead-out horses reached the backstretch. She moved up quickly but was troubled by a slow moving flow before moving three wide to the far turn and then rolled down the lane to just-miss catching leader Elliesjet N. Mischief Maker N was third for Vic Kirby. Lightning Mach N was scratched. One three-win streak was prolonged on the card when Vintage Babe and Yannick Gingras notched a 1:53.2 triumph for her fourth consecutive victory in a $13,000 4&5-Year-Old Mares pace. Gingras, trainer Ed Gannon Jr., Frank Canzone and Bob Sabatini own the Vintage Master-Bunkhouse Babe four-year-old. Vic Kirby and Yannick Gingras had three-baggers, George Dennis, Art Stafford Jr., owners-trainers Leigh Raymer and Jeff Clark picked up two wins each. Kirby's three wins now gives him a 61 to 56 wins lead over runner-up vacationing Tim Tetrick.Gingras is third with 51 winners. TOUGH MAC RETURNS IN $20,000 OPEN TROT   Tough Mac returns to action in the $20,000 Open/Handicap trot on Wednesday, Jan. 4 at Dover Downs. A Dover regular in feature trots over the past two seasons, Mike Casalino’s Tough Mac, with Corey Callahan, makes his first start since mid-December in this week’s feature trot. Tag Up And Go scored a wire-to-wire win last Wednesday with Bret Brittingham in the bike, but the Brian Clark and Adams Racing-owned veteran must leave from outside post 8. Meanwhile Uva Hanover and Tony Morgan, racing for Martin Sternberg and Stake Your Claim Stable, moves up in class following a 1:53.2 score last week. Rich Pollucci’s Frost Free Hanover, driven by Vic Kirby, displayed a powerful second-place finish beaten a neck after being park-out for most of his start last time. Lou Man, handled by Jim Morand, has been sharp in recent starts with a second and a win, for owners John McGill and Brian Carsey. Yannick Gingras will drive another steady performer Ed Gannon’s Winbak Charles M. The rest of the field includes Bob Shahan, Jimmy and A.M. Parson’s hard-hitting I Love My Boss piloted by Allan Davis, and  Frank Chick’s Awsome Valley, driven by George Dennis. The sub feature is a $15,000 Winners-Over trot for4& 5-Year-Olds. One of the fastest Delaware-bred trotters Delbert Cain and Nanticoke Racing’s Go Byem (Jim Morand), heads an eight horse field. Go Byem was parked most of the mile a week ago and still finished third missing by only a length for victory. Indiana-bred Bluebird Reverend (Montrell Teague), owned by Dennis, Johannsen, Case and trainer Bob Reeser has a win, second, third and a fourth in his starts this meet. The other starters are Barbara Kirby’s Myclaimtovictory (Ross Wolfenden), Mike Casalino’s Earl’s Speeder (Jonathan Roberts) has post 1 with Jovanni Vilanova’s Gillie The Kid (Tony Morgan) alongside. Charmedndangerous (Allan Davis) won her last start. Eddie Davis’ The Mater (Sean Bier), won two starts back and Bobby Glassmeyer’s Tymal Signature (Part Berry) won a qualifier last week.  by Marv Bachrad, for Dover Downs    

DOVER, Del.--- Theresademoninme scored a 1:52.4 lifetime best winning the $20,000 Open Handicap trot Mare giving harness racing trainer Dylan Davis three wins for the day on Wednesday, Nov. 30 at Dover Downs. Jonathan Roberts guided the Kadabra-Tortoni five-year-old gelding to his 10th win of the campaign, his second straight Open for Mike Casalino and co-owner Dylan Davis, his second on the card. Theresademoninme pulled away from race favorite Glenferrie Dreamer (Pat Berry) in the stretch for his third win in his last four outings. He has earned $122,861 this year and $237,253 lifetime. Tag Up And Go (Corey Callahan) overtook Il Mago (Tim Tetrick) to finish third. Celebrity Pegasus notched a 1:54.3 victory in one of two $15,500 4&5-Year-Old Winner-Over trots with Art Stafford in the bike. Ken Wood, Bill Ditmar, Steve Iaquinta and Minisink Farms own the Andover Hall-Celebrity Athena four-year-old who won for the seventh time this season with $71,605 earnings. Uva Hanover (Tony Morgan), and Frost Free Hanover (Tetrick) were second and third respectively. The other $15,500 section found Gillie The Kid and Tim Tetrick hold off fast finishing Royal Becca J (Jack Parker) by a nose in 1:55.3 to give trainer Scot Domenico a double. Jovannie Vilanova owns the three-year-old gelding by Northern Kid-Campaign Wife.  Another sophomore Cicada’s Song (Carlo Poliseno) was the show finisher. Yannick Gingras, Jonathan Roberts and trainer Dylan Davis had three wins apiece, Corey Callahan and owner Dylan Davis had two wins each.  The week’s top pacers meet on a talented Thursday card led by the $30,000 Preferred and $27,500 Delaware Special. Marv Bachrad

HARRINGTON, Del. - Thomas Lazzaro, Robert Cooper and Abraham Basen's Arque Hanover ($2.80, Jon Roberts) was a 1:52.3 harness racing winner in the $17,700 Open Pace Monday at Harrington Raceway. The 4-year-old Rock N Roll Heaven stallion set all the fractions in a strong front end win over Remember Me Vk and Little Ben. Trained by Dylan Davis. "Arque" registered his fifth win of the year. The winner returned home after a start at Batavia Downs (Ny), where he finished second on October 8. On the undercard, Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar and Stephen Iaquinta's Soto ($5.80, Art Stafford Jr.) was a 1:52.3 winner in an $11,000 pace. It was the eighth win of the year for the Eric Ell-trainee. Ross Wolfenden had four wins on the program. Live racing continues through Thursday. Post time is 5 p.m. Matthew Sparacino

The 4 & 5 YO Maryland Sire Stakes for pacers went as an early non wagering event due to the harness racing entry of Toms Typhoon and Toms Tornado.   Toms Typhoon the winner of the May series at Rosecroft cut fractions of 27.2, 56.1 and 1:25.2 to the ¾ pole when Toms Tornado came up to challenge, head to head in the final turn with the crowd cheering them on, Toms Tornado stopped the timer in 1:53.2 winning by a length over Toms Typhoon and Spinout.   This was a Maryland Sires Stakes record at Ocean Downs for 4 & 5 year olds. Jonathan Roberts drove for owner Tom Cooke and trainer Roger Hans.   Race 3 saw the 4 & 5 year old trotters set a Stakes record of 1:58.4 at Ocean Downs.   Whitesville Dixon cut the first half with Doggone Slots coming up to challenge just passed the half, racing side by side thru the last turn, Doggone Slots crossed the wire in front for reinsman Roger Plante Jr. Whitesville Dixon held on easily for second.   Tom Morris Jr. trains and co-owns with Gregg Morris.   This was a sweep of the series for doggone Slots as he won in May at Rosecroft also.   Maryland Stakes action continues with the Maryland Standardbred Fund Stakes for 2 year olds on Sunday July 3rd.   By Cheri Stambaugh

With a win, second and two thirds in her last four stats, Matinee Dragon was overlooked at 56-1 in the $20,000 harness racing Mares Open Handicap, took the lead at the top of the stretch en route to a lifetime best 1:52.4 victory at Dover Downs on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Jonathan Roberts pulled Matinee Dragon out of fifth heading to the half mile post. She worked her way up to challenge front-pacing Springforth at the three quarters. After racing head-to-head around the final turn with Sage N and Cheyenne Robins stacked behind, Matinee Dragon took off to take a short lead which she held by a short head with five distaffs coming on at the wire. The win was Roberts second on the program. Matinee Dragon paid $114.40 for a $2 win ticket setting a $462.20 exacta and a $1,766.60 trifecta payoff. Sage N (Tim Tetrick) was second, Cheyenne Robin (Corey Callahan) a tight third. In a $15,500 4&5-Year-Old Mares Winners-Over pace, Allan Davis won his second of the day steering Nice Trip to victory in 1:54.1 for trainer Joe Hunderfund and owners Bil Sartin and Mark Salerno. Naty (Roberts) came home in a hurry to take second in front of Lady Beth (Tetrick). Nice Trip, a four-year-old Jereme's Jet-Nice Package mare, won for the third time in 2016 and fifth time this meet. Leah and Darrell Lewis' Northern Rocknroll won her fifth straight in a lifetime best 1:53.4 clocking to win a $14,000 distaff pace for young horses. Tony Morgan was winning driver of the Rockin Image-Northern Lei Ann four-year-old. Eternal Sunrise (Callahan) was a close second. Casa Miasa (George Dennis) was the third finisher. Jerseylicious, owned by Pam Curran, Niel Gargiulo and Legacy Racing, won for the first time this year scoring a wire-to-wire 1:52.1 triumph with Allan Davis driving in a $12,000 Mares pace. B Stern (Vic Kirby) was second with Duneside Chella (Tony Morgan) third. The win was the 17th lifetime for Jerseylicious, a brown daughter of Western Ideal-Jet Lag N, who has banked $653,630 in her career. Also on the undercard, Jerry Clark's Westsluckycam notched her fifth consecutive victory in an $11,500 3,4&5-Year-Old Fillies and mares pace. Jonathan Roberts was in the bike for her sixth win with two seconds in nine lifetime starts for the Camluck-Terror Of The West filly. Allan Davis, Vic Kirby, Corey Callahan, Montrell Teague and Jonathan Roberts all had driving doubles. BLUEBIRD REVEREND, TOUGH MAC HEAD WEDNESDAY $20,000 TROT Bluebird Reverend and Tough Mac head a select field of six while newcomer Marzipan makes his local debut in a $15,500 4&5-Year-Old trot on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at Dover Downs... First post is 4:30 p.m. Montrell Teague will steer Bluebird Reverence from outside post 6. The Indiana –sired gelding is one of two four-year-olds in the lineup. The winner of two of his last three Open starts for Holly Case, Jan Johannsen, Dee Dennis and trainer Bob Reeser, is joined by the other four-year-old Howard and Josh Kaufman’s Drinksforthehouse, fresh from a strong 1:55.1 victory last time. Ross Wolfenden will drive. Tough Mac was a beaten favorite in his last two outings. Corey Callahan will drive for owner Mike Casalino. R&H Ventures War Cry Hall with Tim Tetrick also was a winner in his last start two weeks ago. Ted Gewertz’s Panamanian Hanover, again draws the rail, after Tony Morgan guided a second-place finish last week. Callan Racing’s steady Spunky Jack and Roger Plante, with two seconds and a third in his last three, leaves alongside.   In The $15,500 sub-feature, Marzipan (George Dennis), a recent purchase by owner Frank Chick, makes his local debut, starting from the outside in a field of nine. Kolbee’s Star (Callahan), with three wins in his last four leave from the second tier. Craparotta&Berry Racing’s Inner Peace who made his first start of 2016 a success with Pat Berry and Jim Moore’s Royal Becca J (Jack Parker Jr.) placed first last start, have winning credentials. Triple D Stables and CC Racing’s Stirling Diva (Ross Wolfenden), Bob Shahan’s Machuca ( Allan Davis), Eric Good and trainer Gary Simpson’s Adrenalin Junkie (Jim Morand), Al Moor’s Royal Status (Vic Kirby) and John and Sarah Swart’s Winmando (Vince Copeland) cannot be overlooked. A $14,000, a $12,000 and two $11,500 trots lead the strong undercard. Marv Bachrad                    

DOVER, Del. --- Hoboken Hanover ended Jingle Bell Rocker's five-race win streak while Smart Rokker took the Male pace and Brioni won a third-straight in Sunday, Jan. 10 harness racing features at Dover Downs. Tony Morgan and Jonathan Roberts tripled. Jonathan Roberts capped a three-win day driving owner-trainer Bobby Glassmeyer's Hoboken Hanover to a 1:56.1 triumph ending a win streak that dates back to meet opening week. For Hoboken Hanover, it was the 42nd career victory lifting the Cam's Card Shark-Haps Hanover gelding to earnings of $301,888. Magic Cam (George Dennis) finished second with Alex In Wonderland (Sean Bier) third. Jingle Bell Rocker (Ross Wolfenden) was fourth. In one of the co-feature paces, Roberts moved Smart Rokker to the outside on the final turn then sped-away for a 1:54.1 victory. Brian Malone trains the altered son of Rocknroll Hanover-Sassy Newton he owns with Peter and Peter Venturini III. The win was the 17th lifetime success for the six-year-old gelding who now has won $133,777. Roddy's Hot Again (Dennis) was runner-up. Lettucefib A (A.Stafford Jr.) was the show horse. Brioni, piloted by Marcus Miller, made it three-in-a row winning a $15,000 Claiming Allowance. Claimed for $10,000 last month by Arty Foster, the Four Starzz Shark-Armbro Bahama horse has stepped up for consecutive wins. Native Art (Montrell Teague) and NJ Law (Bret Brittingham) finished second and third respectively. Tony Morgan joined Jonathan Roberts with three wins Art Stafford Jr., trainer Tim Crisman and Crisman Inc. had two wins apiece. MAJOR UPTREND HEADS $30,000 PREFERRED, MUSTANG ART, $27,500 DELAWARE SPECIAL A pair of recent fast winners, Major uptrend and Mustang Art, respectively, return in the $30,000 Preferred/Handicap and $27,500 Delaware Special twin-features on Monday, Jan. 11 at Dover Downs. Major Uptrend uncorked a lifetime best 1:49.1 two weeks ago in the previous Preferred, with Corey Callahan holding the lines for trainer Doug Lewis and owner Howard Taylor, scoring wire-to-wire. Two other starters, Rich Pollucci’s fast Dapper Dude of the Jim King Stable, with Tim Tetrick, back from a month-long vacation in Australia, finished third, while Bamond Racing’s Snap To It with Brett Miller in the bike, was fourth. Stepping up from an impressive Del. Special performances last week, Sweet Rock, owned by Reg Hazzard, G.P. Calloway and Legacy Racing, scored a 1:50.2 victory with Allan Davis. Kovach Stable’s Del. Special regular, Feel Like A Fool and Montrell Teague leaves from the rail. Another speedster, Weaver Bruscemi, RTC Stables and Burke Racing’s Speed Again (Yannick Gingras), fresh from a 1:50.3 score last time completes the select field. Max Walton and Greg Papleo’s Mustang Art (B.Miller), who always has raced well in Dover features, was a 1:51 winner last Monday from post 9 in the second tier. Rusty Carter and trainer Doug Lewis’ Captive Audience (Callahan) was a close second with Reggie Hazzard and Legacy Racing’s Bad Boy Matt (A.Davis) third. Little Ben (Tetrick) has been racing at the top of his game for Janet Hudson and JoAnn Looney-King, and makes his  first start in two weeks. Driver Art Stafford and brother Andrew Stafford’s Framed Art must overcome starting from the outside. Elizabeth Brittingham’s Raritan Bay (Bret Brittingham) has never been better. Completing the lineup is Don’t Ya Know (Gingras). Two $15,000 and a $14,000 pace for young horses head a strong undercard. Marv Bachrad

The $25,000 Open Trot featured an ultra-competitive harness racing field of 11 in the 9th race feature on Saturday night at The Meadowlands. The slight 2-1 favorite, Tweet Me began from a trailing position in the second tier. That mare was favored by a mere $82 over Uva Hanover (also 2-1), in a win pool of over $55,000. Both favorites would lead at different points of the mile, but the last horse to the lead would be Cash Me Out (5-1), who was patiently handled by Jonathan Roberts and rallied from fourth-over position to score in the featured trotting event. Uva Hanover was the first horse to the lead, reaching the quarter in 27.2, while Il Mago pressed while parked on the outside. Hyway Marcus was anxious and moved three-wide early-on in the mile for Joe Bongiorno, reaching the lead just before the half-mile in 56.2. The early leader, Uva Hanover, allowed both Hyway Marcus and Il Mago to go by before moving back to the outside and challenging for the lead on the far turn. Detroit Rapper was slightly gapped second over, favored Tweet Me was in striking range third over with Cash Me Out lurking in the outer flow. Uva Hanover and Hyway Marcus reached three-quarters in a contested 1:25.1 before the field fanned out across the track in the stretch. Tweet Me rallied down the center of the track to grab the lead in mid-stretch, but was quickly challenged by Cash Me Out and the favorite could not hold off the closing kick of Cash Me Out, who scored in a lifetime best 1:53.3. Tweet Me was second with Uva Hanover third. The win was the 13th in the career of Cash Me Out a four-year-old gelding by Cash Hall, whose earnings reach $439,649 with the victory. He is owned by Traylor Racing L.L.C. and conditioned by Kyle Spagnola. Jonathan Roberts was the winning driver. John Campbell Wins Five The leading driver in Meadowlands history put on a show on Saturday night, winning five races. While some of his wins were formful, he also scored a 63-1 upset in the second race with Celebrity Massive. Campbell ends his 2015 season at The Meadowlands with 93 wins and earnings of nearly $2.2 Million. With his victory in the Meadowlands finale, Campbell's earnings for 2015 surpassed $5 Million. It was the richest season for Campbell since 2010 and his 148 victories were the most since 2009. Longshot Parade Sparks Huge Dividends Saturday night at The Meadowlands offered 15 races with 160 horses entered to start producing an average field size of over 10 horses. What could be better? The answer, massive payouts. The Pick 5 returned $26,555 as there was only one correct winning ticket with all five winners. In the same race, the jackpot super hi-five was also hit and that returned $19,409 for a $.20 cent play. Through the first seven races there was only one winning favorite and the list of winners included 63-1 longshot Celebrity Massive, 25-1 Celebrity Pegasus and 23-1 Alibi Seelster. The run of longshots also produced an Early Pick Four payout of $17,426. Meadowlands Posts Huge Numbers on Final Night of Season The final night of the 2015 racing season proved to be a consistent handicapping puzzle, with many of the regular Meadowlands drivers taking the night off and longshots finding the winner's circle repeatedly. But that didn't stop the bettors from wagering confidently. Total handle for the 15-race Saturday program reached $3,619,093, an increase of $553,858 compared to the 13-race program on this same night in 2014, an increase of 18-percent. The on-track handle recorded a 22-percent increase as well. For the 2015 season, over $220 Million was wagered on The Meadowlands harness racing product. After a season-long handle in 2012 of just over $170 Million, handle has now surpassed $210 Million for three consecutive seasons. The Meadowlands will not race on New Year's Day. The first racing program of the 2016 season will take place on Saturday, January 2nd. The program will feature 15-races and a special post time of 6:35 P.M. 2015 Year In Review at The Meadowlands Darin Zoccali Director of Racing Operations

Ft. Washington, MD --- Jonathan Roberts and Frank Milby each earned four wins on the 12-race Tuesday night (Sept. 29) harness racing card at Rosecroft Raceway. Fancy Colt (Milby) took the $10,000 Open Handicap for colts and geldings with a first-over move down the backside and scored in the driving rain in 1:53. Roberts took the top spot in the $10,000 Mares Open Handicap with Lanco Express, who scored her fifth straight victory, pacing the mile in 1:53.1. Trainer Tim Crissman had three wins on the card and Ken Schlotzhauer had a pair of wins. Rosecroft hosted four preliminaries for the Maryland Sires Stakes program before the card, Tom's Typhoon (Roger Plante) and stablemate Tom's Tornado (Roberts) were inches from a dead heat in 1:57. Tom's Typhoon moved to the lead past the quarter and hung on in the 3-year-old colt and gelding category. Jay Boy and Sean Bier scored the top spot in the 3-year-old trotting category for colts and geldings. The son of Tsunami scored in a lifetime best 1:59.1. Plante guided Betcha Ur My Baby home in 2:00.4 in the 3-year-old filly trot, while Cory Mumford eased Helaine's Firebird to a dominating nine length score for 3-year-old filly pacers. by Pete Medhurst, for Rosecroft Raceway 

HARRINGTON, Del. - Michael Casalino's Tough Mac ($3.80, Jon Roberts) was victorious in the $16,000 Open Trot Wednesday at Harrington Raceway in 1:55.3. Tough Mac was returning to his home state after a two start stint at Pocono Downs (Pa.), yielded him a third and fourth place finish. The Dylan Davis-trainee was sent immediately for the lead from post position three and assumed command from rail-riding Pocket Trip approaching the opening quarter-mile. Pocket trip soon faltered and went off stride, giving Six Gun Hall a pocket journey as Tough Mac strolled through the mile on top and held off a late charge from Powerful Charger for the win. Six Gun Hall finished third. It was the seventh win of the year for Tough Mac, whose seasonal earnings surpassed $84,000. Roberts and Ross Wolfenden each had a driving double. Matthew Sparacino  

DOVER, Del.--- Overlooked Callmemza (Call-Me-Miz-A) enjoyed a perfect 2-hole trip en route to a 1:58.1 victory in the first of four $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) finals this week- the sophomore filly trot-on Monday, April 6 at Dover Downs. It was the headline harness racing event for winning driver Jonathan Roberts who had three wins. Race favorite I Got Spunk (Corey Callahan) broke stride before the start and Penny Paratrooper (Ross Wolfenden) took command from post 1 with Roberts leaving to find an early spot behind the leader. Penny Paratrooper cut out the early fractions of :28.1 and :59.3 to the half with Roberts sittings second patiently. Reaching the three-quarters in 1:29, Eddie Davis Jr. pulled My Fire Cloud Too to quickly challenge for the lead and the front-trotting two raced around the final turn and for home. Roberts called on his homebred filly high in the stretch and streaked past the leaders and set a new race record of 1:58.1. My Fire Cloud Too was second. Silence Is Bliss closed for Tony Morgan to finish third in front of a tiring Penny Paratrooper. "I had no special plan," said Roberts. "I would see how the race enfolds." The win was the Great George Two-Endorphan Annie bred by trainer Bib Roberts, Graham Grace and M&W stables. The trio own both the sire and the dam. She has now won six of 11 lifetime starts with three seconds and a third for a $160,221 lifetime bankroll. The name Callmemza was a creation of Jonathan's wife. In the $20,000 DSBF consolation, Corey Callahan took Scott Woogen's Sign N Drive right to the front on the way to a lifetime mark of 1:59.3 for trainer Duane Wagner. The victory was the first this year for the CR Commando-Tybridge filly who also won the freshman consolation last November. She now has five career victories in nine races winning $83,900 in purses. Laurie Lin (Montrell Teague) was runner-up. Roberts also drove Catalea Seelster, a daughter of Stonebridge-C'mon Mama Cass, to a 1:53.2 win in one of the two $17,000 4&5-Year-Old Mares Winners-Over paces, for trainer Trish Foulk and Foulk Stables. Megginspin (Allan Davis) and Annabeth (George Dennis) were second and third respectively. The $17,500 division was won by Legacy Racing's Empress Deo, with Jim Morand in the bike. It was the second win in-a-row and fourth in her last six outings for the Rocknroll Hanover-Little Miss Kay four-year-old. Jonathan Roberts had three winners, Ross Wolfenden, Corey Callahan and trainer-owner Trish Foulk and Foulk Stables all had two wins, This is the last week of the 2014-2015 Dover Downs season which features a $100,000 DSBF Final every day. The top Delaware-sired three-year-old male trotters vie for $100,000 in the Tuesday DSBF Final. POLITICAL FOE, GO BYEM, EGOSNATITUES HEAD $100,000 DSBF TROT DOVER, Del. --- Political Foe, Go Byem and Egosnattitudes and Go Byem winners of the most impressive $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Male Trot preliminaries head an eight-horse field vying in the $100,000 final on Tuesday, April 7. A $20,000-$25,000 Claiming pace heads the regular card at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m. Political Foe scored two victories with Eddie Dennis driving, in his prelims and will start from the rail. Go Byem, winner in his first official start, broke stride at the start last week and rallied to finish a strong second with trainer-driver Les Givens piloting for Delbert Cain and Nanticoke Racing. Another winner last time, Egosnattitudes, owned by trainer Bib Roberts, breeder Graham Grace and M&W stables and handled by Jonathan Roberts, is the defending DSBF Dover $100,000 champion from last November. Trainer Bob Shahan has two entries. Along with George Brem, he has Save The Night, a two-time second-place finisher with George Dennis driving, and Don Marine and Shahan's also start the fast Political Cash with Allan Davis. Tom O. Lail's homebred Audie Mo finished third with Corey Callahan in both his maiden start and regained his gait after a misstep early last week to again take a third. Tony Morgan will drive Ed Kimmel and Don and David West's Perfect Vangogh. Winbak farms' Win Power finished third last Tuesday for Jeff Fout. The Wednesday program features the top eight finishers from two DSBF preliminary legs led by Totally Rusty, Purrfect Bags and Spin Vision in the $100,000 Final for three-year-old filly pacers. Today, tomorrow and Thursday racing starts at 4:30 p.m. The 2014-2015 meet comes to a close April 9. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred racing is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. There is no charge for parking and admission. Reservations are suggested for the Winner's Circle Restaurant and for those planning to stay at Dover Downs Hotel. Call 302-674-4600. Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del.--- Egosnattitudes and Political Foe scored $20,000 victories to complete the 2nd leg preliminaries for three-year-old male trotters in Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) harness racing action on a track which turned sloppy late in the Tuesday card, March 31 at Dover Downs. PL Hoofhearted came from far back to win the regular card feature. Jonathan Roberts left fast from outside with Egosnattitudes to take the lead while Go Byem broke stride at the start. Egosnattitudes continued to lead the way as trainer-driver Les Givens got Go Byem back on stride with about 15 lengths to make up. Go Byem finally caught the field at the half and then rolled on down the backstretch to a challenging position. Reaching the stretch, Egosnattitudes had a 2-length lead but Go Byem was still trotting and was making it interesting, but Egosnattitudes held on in a lifetime best 1:58.3. Go Byem was second with Audie Mo (Corey Callahan) finished third the second straight week. The victory was the first of the year for the Great George Two-Aerobic Linda gelding owned by trainer Bob Roberts, breeder Graham Grace and M&W stables. It was his fourth career win and $88,400 lifetime earnings. The second $20,000 DSBF section was a Dennis brother's battle. George Dennis roared from the outside to take the front with Eddie Dennis right behind with favorite Political Foe. That's the way they trotted until reaching the last turn when Political Foe made his move to take a short lead. The two continued their battle down the lane with Political Foe finally pulling off for a 1:58.3 decision. Win Power (Jeff Fout) finished third. The top eight point-getters after two-legs meet next Tuesday in a $100,000 DSBF Final. In a $20,000-$25,000 4&5-Year-Old Claiming. Handicap, PL Hoofhearted drew the rail but it was no advantage as the gelding got away in mid pack when Touchdown Mindale (George Dennis) carried the field to the quarter in :25.4. But turning for home, driver Montrell Teague moved the Mach Three-Finally Focused gelding four-wide in the stretch and blew past his rivals for a 1:51.2 lifetime best. Nick Surick trains the winner for Curran Racing to post his first success of the year. Just Bettor (Vic Kirby), who has started from the outside post in all of his last eight races, closed to finish second. Brees Creek (Callahan) was third. Corey Callahan got hot late and finished with three wins. Vic Kirby also had a triple. Montrell Teague, Tony Morgan, George Dennis, trainers Ben Stafford, Kevin Lare and Trish Foulk and Foulk Stables along with owner Joel Halpern, had two-wins apiece. THREE $20,000 DSBF SOPH FILLY PACES; $20,000 OPEN TROT The spotlight is on three Three-Year-Old Delaware Standardbred Bre1der Fund (DSBF) Filly pace divisions plus a $20,000 Open trot Wednesday, April 1st at Dover Downs. First post is 4:30 p.m. Two of last week's impressive winners tangle in the third $20,000 DSBF contest. Gigi Deo, owned by Deo Volente Farms, J&T Silva and by C&G Racing stables, won her 1st leg prelim wire-to-wire in 1:54 with Ross Wolfenden driving and drew the rail. Vic Kirby and only once beaten in nine starts, JoAnn King's P Purrfect Bags, a 1:52.4 winner last week leaves from post 2. Tony Dinges' Love Forbidden with Tim Tetrick, was a strong second last Wednesday. Easy Ranch's Little Sandyloam, piloted by Jason Thompson, at 87-1, also finished second in her prelim. Elaine and Russ MacKinnon's homebred Fearless Chance was third with John MacKinnon holding the lines. In the first race, Carter Racing Stable homebred Totally Rusty (Corey Callahan), fresh from a 1:53 triumph, is the one to beat. Chief rivals are Eric Good and trainer Gary Simpson's Puddle Jumper (Roger Plante) and Mike Horsey's Brian's Thunder (Jim Morand). Completing the daily double, breeder, owner, trainer Virginia "Leigh" Louthan's homebred Spin Vision (Allan Davis), has post 1 in the second $20,000 DSBF division. Willard Hall's Cedar Hall Heiress (George Dennis) starts alongside. Lloyd Hickman's Riggins Route (Eddie Davis Jr.) is a strong contender. The top eight-point getters after the two legs of action will return next Wednesday for the $100,000 DSBF Filly Pace Final. In a high-powered overnight feature, a $20,000 Open/Handicap trot, driver Tim Tetrick and trainer Jim King's Powerful Charger, a winner last time and of three of his previous four starts, and Brit Evans And Foulk Stables' Prayer Session, looking for his third straight victory, take on Joann Dombeck and trainer-driver Daryl Bier's Wind Of The North, Mike Casalino's Tough Mac (Callahan) and Barbara Boese's Awsome Valley (Tony Morgan) in the $20,000 Open/Handicap trot. Fast finishing Baximum (Allan Davis) racing for Tina and Joe Clark, L&L DeVisser and Peninsula Farm's Deadliest Catch (John Duer) and J.L.Sadowsky's Photosavvy ( Ross Wolfenden), in from Meadowlands and Yonkers respectively, complete the hard-hitting field. This is the penultmum week of the 2014-2015 Dover Downs meet. Monday through Thursday post time is 4:30 p.m. There is no live racing Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Every Thursday through April 9, there is 'two-for-one' entrées in the Winners Circle Restaurant. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred racing is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. At Dover Downs, 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

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