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DOVER, Del.--- Miami made his first race at Dover Downs a winning one as Vic Kirby bested eight other harness racing three-year-olds in the $13,000 feature trot on Monday, Dec. 4. Racing for owner Frank Canzone and trainer Ed Gannon, the Muscle Hill-Arlanda Hanover colt scored his fifth win in 14 career starts holding off Splashed (Jonathan Roberts) and Ero Gap (Russell Foster) in a 1;53.4 lifetime best mile. He now has won $43,994 in this his sophomore season. Tony Morgan, who now has driven 15,976 winners in is illustrious career rang up a double including a 1:51.2 triumph, behind Gene Ewing's Star Messenger, in the $11,000 top pace on the 13-race program. After taking the lead from Mustang Art (Kirby), Star Messenger led the rest of the way securing his eighth win of the year. He has won $75,125 in 35 starts. Mustang Art was followed by Emeritus Maximus (Foster) third. Another newcomer to the track Myell's Rockster, a recent claim by Arty Foster, reduced his lifetime record to 1:52.1 when Russell Foster guided e four-yea-old World Of Racknroll-Myell gelding to his second win of the campaign winning the $17,5000 Claiming pace. Mister Virgin (Morgan) was second. Stone Fire Hanover (Ross Wolfenden) was the show horses. Russell Foster continues his driving success with two wins, his uncle Eric Foster and grandfather owner Arty Foster also had a double. Tony Morgan and Vic Kirby made the winners circle twice. Dover Downs has added a 50-cent Pick 5 wager, starting with the 2nd race through the 6th. A late daily double is carded for the 12th and 13th races. THERESADEMONINME PUTS WIN STREAK ON LINE TUESDAY $25,000 FEATURE TROT The razor-sharp Theresademoninme is the one to beat in the $25,000 Open trot on Tuesday, Dec. 4 at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m.  I Like My Boss is at the top of his game currently for trainer Bob Shahan who owns the former Delaware-sired champion with Jimmy and A.M. Parsons with regular driver Allan Davis. He has won four of his last six outings.  Celebrity Pegasus set the 1:52 track record for an older trotter last Spring for owners Ken Wood, Bill M and Steve Iaquinta. Hard-hitting Murmur Hanover is back after being scratched two weeks ago and will be driven by Vic Kirby. A pair of returnees from last season, Uva Hanover and Tony Morgan and Boffin with Ross Wolfenden in the bike should not be over-looked..Meanwhile NF Happenstance is back racing, after foaling a Sebastian K filly last spring, has been rounding into top shape for trainer-driver Jack Parker Jr. Golden Sun handled by Corey Callahan drew the rail. On the strong undercard, the $12,000 Winners-Over trot is highly competitive. Five Towns (Allan Davis) steps up in class following a sharp win last outing. Ultimate Shopper (Morgan) leaves from the rail with Bluebird Rambo (Stafford Jr.) alongside. Hollywood Highway (Callahan) is racing for Scott Dillon and CTC Stable. The is a lot of power on the outside posts; Jim Moore’s Royal Becca J (Parker Jr.),Bill Moffett’s Gillie The Kid (Wolfenden) Common Parlance (Sean Bier) and Madinah Racing’s Marley’s Guy (Kirby). Dover Downs now features a 50-cent Pick 5 wager starting with the 2nd race through the 6th. A late daily double is carded for the 12th and 13th races. Dover Downs races four days a week, Monday through Thursday with post time at 4:30 p.m. Fine food is available while watching the races at the acclaimed Winner's Circle Restaurant Buffet. Call 302-674-4600 for reservations. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred races each day from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight in the Race and Sports Book. Marv Bachrad

In addition to Downbytheseaside's powerful victory in the $308.060 Hap Hansen Progress Pace harness racing card on Thursday at Dover Downs, Russell Foster was star performer of the four $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) finals driving two of the winning horses Foster, who only is in his second year of driving Standardbreds recorded his personal biggest day. His day began in the $100,000 DSBF Two-Year-Old Filly trot, where he steered Serendipity Sable's homebred Star Sapphire trained by Tui Stone the Anders Bluestone-Victory Starburst to her third straight triumph with a never-look-back 1:59 performance. It was Foster's recreation of Star Sapphire's victory last October winning the $100,000 Harrington DSBF final. The small but fleet filly now has a seasonal total of $125,650. Race favorite Vandalous (Corey Callahan) finished second at Dover with Deja Vu Blue (Ross Wolfenden) third. Later, Foster returned in the $100,000 DSBF Colt Pace overtaking race favorite Evolution Tour (Tim Tetrick) in deep stretch to win by a nose in 1:51. George Leager, bred, owns and trains the No Spin Zone-Queen Kathy colt who has made the winner's circle nine times in 11 starts with two second to earn $151,797. Transitioning Joy (Montrell Teague) finished third after leaving from outside post 8. Photo finishes were evident in most of the DSBF freshman events. Sky Marshall came from a far back third to win in the last stride for trainer Carlo Poliseno, who owns the CR Commando-Penny Lane colt with Jane Dunavant, to notch his first win in the $100,000 Colt trot. Super Fly (Art Stafford Jr.) had built up a big lead turning for home, but could not hold off Sky Marshall, who took a 1:56.4 lifetime mark and lift his career earnings to $76,000. Brother Kenny (Tetrick) was the third-place finisher. In another tight photo-finish, Go Sandy Go overtook front-pacing Pedal Power (Tetrick) in the last stride in 1:53.4 to win the DSBF $100,000 Filly Pace Final. Jason Green piloted the Roddy's Bags Again-Bit Of Trick youngster for owners-breeders trainer Josh Green and Brent Outten. Go Sandy Go has now banked $65,000 in 2017. In the feature race on the undercard, DSBF graduate Bags To Riches, last season's outstanding and dominant sophomore, showed his ability against Open company scoring a 1:49.4 triumph in the $25,000 Open pace. Hall of Famer David Miller steered the Roddy's Bags Again-Paint The Sky Blue three-year-old to a 1:49.4 victory beating Sicily (Teague) and Cajon Lightning (Yannick Gingras) home in 1:49.4. It was his eighth win of the year raising his seasonal earnings to $174,927 and $261,789 lifetime for breeder Only Money Inc. and partner, trainer Jason Skinner. In the upcoming New Year, the DSBF Three-Year-Olds preliminaries and finals are scheduled for late March 2018. DOVER DOWNS EXTRA -#4 ----------------------------------------- Downbytheseaside won the $308,060 Hap Hansen Progress Pace (HHPP), the biggest events of the Delaware harness racing season.  Downbytheseside went out a winner rushing to a 1:48.3 victory in his final race prior to stallion duty. Chris Page directed the convincing victory, his 14th of the season with a separately owned Brian Brown stablemate Fear The Dragon, second.----Just before the 2nd race on Thursday (Nov. 30), an earthquake, said to be 4.4 magnitude, shook the racetrack and Dover, Del. vicinity. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) confirms that at 4:48 p.m. EST, a 4.4 magnitude earthquake occurred.  The coordinates of the quake (39.2N  75.4W) put the center of the quake 10 miles northeast of Dover, in the Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, at a depth of eight miles. ---------------------------------------------------------- Russell Foster had the finest day of his career winning two of the four $100,000 DSBF Two-Year-Old Dover Downs Finals on the Super Thursday (Nov. 30) program. He drove Star Sapphire, who won the $100,000 Harrington Final, to a 1:59 triumph in the 2-Year-Old Filly trot and Slick Tony by a nose in in 1:51.4 in the Colt Final. Go Sandy Go won the Filly pace in 1:53.4 and Sky Marshal in 1:56.4, both wins by a nose. ------------------------------------------------- Bags To Riches who dominated the DSBF Three-Year-Old Colt Pace division recorded his first sub 1:50 victory winning the $25,000 Open in 1:49.4.Also Major Upstart, who seems to love Dover Downs, scored a 1:49.3 win. -------------------------------------------- During the week; Pure Kemp trotted away to win a $12,000 feature trot for meet-leading driver Tim Tetrick’s fourth win while Russell Foster guided Rock On Precious to a 1:51 success in a $17,500 Claiming pace on Monday (Nov. 27). ---------------------------------------- I Like My Boss made it two straight wins as Allan Davis drove the former Delaware-sired champion A pair of 11-1 shots were separated by a short nose at the wire in 1:54.4 when The Lion Sleep nipped Ideal Hudson (Donnie Long) in a tight photo in the $13,000 female pace, a 1:54.1 victory in the $13,000 Winners-Over trot on Tuesday (Nov. 28). It was a double for driver Russell Foster and his dad, owner-trainer Arty Foster Jr.  ------------------------------------------------- Sweet Bobbie stepped up to the $25,000 Mares Open on Wednesday (Nov. 29) and repeated last week’s 7-1 victory while Seboomook Copper and Lotsa Luck won the DSBF colt and filly pace consolations on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at Dover Downs. ------------------------------------------------------------- Tim Tetrick holds an eight-win lead among drivers after the first month of the current season/ Tetrick has 36 wins, Art Stafford Jr. is second with 28. Corey Callahan, the defending champion, is third with 27 winners. Russell Foster and Vic Kirby are tied for fourth-place with 21 wins each. ----------------------------------------------------- Jim King leads the trainer statistics with 12 winners. Josh Green is second with nine while Nick Callahan is third haltering eight winners. There is a three way tie for fourth between Wayne Givens, Kevin Lare and Bob Reeser, all with seven wins. -------------------------------------------------------- Tony Morgan, second leading driver in North America history nearing16,000 wins. ---------------------------------------------------------- George Teague reports Wiggleit Jiggleit is back in training and has gone a 2:07 mile. Teague’s plan, if the great pacer looks the part, is to make the races this Spring or early Summer.     PURE KEMP SEEKS 2ND STRAIGHT MONDAY FEATURE TROT Last Monday, Pure Kemp was impressive with a 1:53.3 victory in his  Dover Downs’ debut. This week the talented sophomore filly trotter starts from post 8 in a nine horse field on Dec. 4. Post time is 4:30 p.m. With meet-leading driver Tim Tetrick piloting, the Rich Lombardo and Green Racing Stable lass grabbed the lead after the opening quarter and was in command the rest of the way. The horses that finished second and third last time have better post position in this one with Tina Clark’s Splashed with Vic Kirby driving was second in front of Howard and Josh Kaufman’s Euro Gap and Pat Berry, the show finisher. Other contestants are Frank Chick’s Dayliner with Eddie Davis Jr.; Sheer Assault driven by Corey Callahan for Howard Taylor, Tom Lazzaro and trainer Dylan Davis; Magic Maddy racing for Lou Catana and trainer Vince Bradley with Tony Morgan in the bike. Russell Foster drives Frank Canzone’s Miami; trainer Gary Simpson’s Ifya Start Me Up drew the rail with Allan Davis while promising Sweetchap and Art Stafford Jr. starts from post 9 in the second tier. In the $11,000 top pace, Greg Papaleo and May Walton’s battle tested Mustang art (Tetrick), a winner of two of his last three races leads a field of nine to post. Gary Ewing’s steady Star Messenger (Morgan) leaves from the rail, with Bob Stevenson’s Singing Saint (Eddie Davis Jr.) alongside. The fast Emeritus Maximus (Foster) races from the second tier for Don Marine and Brent Hall. The only winner last time in the lineup is Kovack Stable’s $1.2-million winner, Feel Like A Fool (Jonathan Roberts) . The remaining starters are George and Tina Dennis Racing’s Imkeepnthisguy (Ross Wolfenden), David Miller’s Fashion Bythebeach (Vince Copeland)  and Donny Adams’ Hal Bro (Alan Davis).    Dover Downs now offers a 50-cent Pick 5 wager which starts with the 2nd race through the 6th. There is also a late daily double on the 12th and 13th races. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred racing is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. There is no charge for general parking and admission at Dover Downs. Reservations are suggested for the acclaimed Winner’s Circle Buffet Restaurant and those planning a stay at the 4-star Dover Downs Hotel. Call 302-674-4600. Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del. --- Downbytheseaside went out a winner rushing to a 1:48.3 victory in his final race prior to stallion duty. Harness racing driver Chris Page directed the convincing victory, his 14th of the season with a separately owned Brian Brown stablemate Fear The Dragon second. Russell Foster won two of the four $100,000 DSBF Two-Year-Old Dover Downs Finals on the Thursday, Nov. 30, the biggest day in 2017 Delaware harness racing. Diver Chris Page moved the Somebeachsomewhere colt quickly into the lead after a :26.2 opening panel. From there on it was a Downbytheseaside. The three-year-old passed the half in :54.2 and reached the three-quarters in 1:21.1 with Fear The Dragon (David Miller) 3-lengths off. A :27.1 final dash sealed the victory for owners Joe Sbrocco, Rich Lombardo, Country Club Acres and Diamond Creek Racing. For Chris Page, who was a Dover Downs regular several years back, it was the fifth time he drove Downbytheseaside, all wins. David Miller was high on Fear The Dragon's effort as well. "I thought he could go in 1:49, but the race was in 1:48.3. Bandolito and Heston Blue Chip share the track record of 1:48. This was the third edition of the Hap Hansen Progress Pace, so-named. Previously, on became the track's signature event in 1996, until adding the name of one of the sport's leading administrators, who was a part of the late Brandywine Raceway and Dover Downs. Russell Foster was star of the four $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF). The 28-year-old Foster drove two of the winners in his personal biggest day in the sport. In the DSBF freshman filly trot, Foster guided Serendipity Sable's homebred Star Sapphire conditioned by Tui Stone to her third straight triumph with a near wire-to-wire 1:59 performance. From the first crop of Anders Bluestone-Victory Starburst, she won the $100,000 Harrington final and now has a seasonal total of $125,650. Race favorite Vandalous (Corey Callahan) finished second. Foster returned in the $100,000 Colt Pace nipping race favorite Evolution Tour (Tim Tetrick) by a nose in 1:51. George Leager, bred, owns and trains the No Spin Zone-Queen Kathy colt who has made the winner's circle nine times in 11 starts with two second earning $151.797. Transitioning Joy (Montrell Teague) finished third after leaving from outside post 8. In another photo finish verdict, Sky Marshall got up in the last stride for trainer Carlo Poliseno, who owns the CR Commando-Penny Lane colt with Jane Dunavant, to win the $100,000 Colt trot. Super Fly (Art Stafford Jr.) had built up a big lead turning for home, but could not hold off Sky Marshall, who won in1:56.4, his first victory. He now has earned $76,000 in the DSBF stakes. Brother Kenny (Tetrick) was the third finisher. In yet another race decided by the photo-finish camera, Go Sandy Go overtook front-pacing Pedal Power (Tetrick) in the last stride for a 1:53.4 victory in the $100,000 Filly Pace Final. Jason Green piloted the Roddy's Bags Again-Bit Of Trick daughter for owner-breeders trainer Josh Green and Brent Outten. She has now banked $65,000 this campaign. Bags To Riches, arguably the best Delaware-sired pacer, won the $25,000 Open pace on the undercard. David Miller steered the Roddy's Bags Again-Paint The Sky Blue sophomore to his sub 1:50 performance beating Sicily (Teague) and Cajon Lightning (Gingras) home in 1:49.4.He won for the eighth time this year raising his earnings to $174,927 and $261,789 lifetime for breeder Only Money Inc. and partner trainer Jason Skinner. In another fast mile, Major Uptrend and Tony Morgan negotiated a 1:49.3 victory in a $13,000 Winners-Over pace for owners Niss Allen Inc. and trainer TimCrissman. El Bloombito (Sean Bier) and Little Ben (Tetrick) were second and third respectively.. Monday through Thursday. post time is 4:30 p.m. The daily program features a 50-cent Pick 5 (races 2-6) and a late daily double ( races 12 and 13). There is no live racing on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at Dover Downs. 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. LATE AFTERNOON EARTHQUAKE AT 4.4 MAGNITUDE THURSDAY Just before the 2nd race at Dover Downs, Thursday (Nov. 30), an earthquake, said to be 4.4 magnitude, shook the racetrack and Dover, Del. vicinity. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) confirms that at 4:48 p.m. EST, a 4.4 magnitude earthquake occurred.  The coordinates of the quake (39.2N  75.4W) put the center of the quake 10 miles northeast of Dover, in the Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, at a depth of eight miles. Marv Bachrad  

DOVER, Del. --- Sweet Bobbie stepped up to the $25,000 Mares Open and repeated last week's 7-1 victory while Seboomook Copper and Lotsa Luck won the harness racing DSBF colt and filly pace consolations on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at Dover Downs. Overlooked after last Wednesday's seven-length 1:52.1 win, the five-year-old Art Major-Odds On Gobye mare owned by trainer Gary Ewing came on strong in the lane for Art Stafford Jr. to notch a 1:51.1 triumph in the week's top female event. The win was the third of four for hot-driver Stafford putting him in a tie for second-place in the driver standings with Corey Callahan at 27.Tim Tetrick leads with 36. Keystone Riptime, a 40-1 longshot piloted by Ross Wolfenden, stormed home to finish second for a $306.80 exacta while Purrfect Bags and Montrell Teague, third, commanded a $3,389.40 trifecta. Garnet O'Marrow's homebred Seboomook Copper, an altered son of Gamblers Dream-Seboomook Mao, held off favorite Fulla Nitro (Jonathan Roberts) for a 1:56.2 victory in the first $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) consolation. Trend Spin (Russell Foster) was third. Art Stafford's first win of a big day came directing Lotsa Luck to a 1:57 win in the second $20,000 DSBF consolation, this one in the freshman filly pace. Kissthatonegoodbye (Callahan) was runner-up with Diabolical Spin (Foster) the show horse. In addition to Art Stafford Jr.'s four bagger, owner-trainer Josh Parker had a double. Thursday is the biggest day in 2017 Delaware harness racing. Both millionaires, Downbytheseaside and Fear The Dragon, the two highest-rated pacers in this year's Hambletonian Society-Breeders Crown weekly poll meet among eight starters in Dover Downs' signature event, the $308,060 Hap Hansen Progress Pace. On the same outstanding program of 13-races are four $100,000 DSBF finals and a $25,000 Open pace heads the undercard. Monday through Thursday. post time is 4:30 p.m. The daily program features a 50-cent Pick 5 (races 2-6) and a late daily double ( races 12 and 13). 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. MILLIONAIRES. DOWNBYTHESEASIDE, FEAR THE DRAGON. TOP $308,060 HAP HANSEN PROGRESS PACE The $308,060 Hap Hansen Progress Pace and four $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund Finals headline the biggest day in Delaware harness racing on Thursday, Nov. 30 at Dover Downs. This season’s two richest three-year-old pacers  - Downbytheseaside and Fear The Dragon – lead a fast, hard-hitting field of eight in the 21st Hap Hansen Progress Pace, the signature event of Dover Downs racing. Downbytheseaside registered his 13th win of the year, his third in-a-row including identical 1:50.1 triumphs winning the HHPP elimination after annexing the $245,000 Matron Stake at Dover. Chris Page, a former Dover Downs regular, drives the bay colt for Joe Sbrocco, Rich Lombardo, Country Club Acres and Diamond Creek Racing. Conditioned by Brian Brown, the leading candidate for 2017 Trainer of the Year, who also has another trainee entered, the brilliant Fear The Dragon, with Hall of Fame driver David Miller at the controls.   For most of the summer, Fear The Dragon led the top 10 Hambletonian Society-Breeders Crown poll of the year’s top horses until injury interrupted his schedule after the Breeders Crown Final in which he was race favorite. Trainer Brown was so impressed by a recent training trip that owner Emerald Highlands Farm put up a $25,000 supplemental fee to enter the HHPP. In last week’s elim, Bay Pond Racing’s Geez Joe (Andy Miller0  finished third with Diamond Creek Racing’s Blood Line (Mark MacDonald) fourth and Tony Ruggeri’s Western Joe (Yannick Gingas) fifth. The other contenders are Music Is Art (Corey Callahan) for Peter Blood and Rick Berks; Normandy Beach (Tim Tetrick) owned by McGill, Carsey, Friedland and Triple D Stables; and Jeff Snyder’s Mac’s Jackpot (Brett Miller). All four DSBF freshman championships are on the line as well Thursday. In $100.000 colt divisions, Super Fly (Art Stafford Jr.) is the one to beat in the Trot while Jo Ann Looney King’s Evolution Tour (Tetrick) and George Leager’s Slick Tony (Russel Foster) drew posts 1 and 2 respectively in the Colt Pace.    In the Filly Trot, Vandalous (Corey Callahan) racing for Chambers, Fuquay-Varina, Cinbrew and BCJM and Serendipity Stable’s Star Sapphire (Foster) put unbeaten prelim records on-the-line. The $100,000 Filly Pace showcases Darrell and Leah Lewis’ Pedal Power, Brent Outten and Green Racing’s Go Sandy Go (Jason Green) and Jeff and David Clark’s Gracefullyforgiven (Stafford Jr.) In addition, on the undercard is a $25,000 Open, an $18,000, a $16,000, plus two $13,000 paces. Dover Downs now also features a 50-cent Pick 5 wager starting with the 2nd race through the 6th. A late daily double is carded for the 12th and 13th races. Dover Downs races four days a week, Monday through Thursday with post time at 4:30 p.m. Fine food is available while watching the races at the acclaimed Winner's Circle Restaurant Buffet. Call 302-674-4600 for reservations. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred races each day from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight in the Race and Sports Book. Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del. --- I Like My Boss made it two straight wins as harness racing driver Allan Davis drove the former Delaware-sired champion to a1:54.1 victory in the $13,000 Winners-Over trot on Tusday, Nov. 28 at Dover Downs. Allan Davis ;eft fast with I Like My Boss and then took no prisoners along the way scoring a1:54.2 victory in the top trot on the program. Hollywood Highway (Corey Callahan) closed strongly in the stretch to take second with Marley's Guy (Tm Tetrick) third. Bob Shahan trains the Don Boss Vita-Wild One six-year-old gelding who he owns with Jimmy and A.M. Parsons. The victory was the sixth of the season along with eight seconds and seven thirds in 40 starts this year banking $91,556 and $478,820 lifetime. A pair of 11-1 shots were separated by a short nose at the wire in 1:54.4 when Russell Foster-driven The Lion Sleeps came back on the inside to nip Ideal Hudson (Donnie Long) in a tight photo. 3-1 Wonderful World (Sean Bier) was a close third in the $13,000 female pace. It was a double for driver Foster and his dad, owner, trainer Arty Foster Jr. In a $12,000 Mares pace,Take Em was Corey Callahan's second win on the card. Trained by Bob Reeser for Shirley LeVin, it was the Palone Ranger-Fighting Major Usa sophomore filly's third win this year upping her seasonal payroll to $52,770. Imaryabeaver (Tetrick) was next in front of Goin Again (Vince Copeland) in the 1:52 mile. Five drivers had two wins each, Tim Tetrick, Corey Callahan, Allan Davis, Jonathan Roberts and Russell Foster. Arty Foster Jr. had an owner-tainer double. A $25,000 Mares Open pace and two $20,000 DSBF consolation races top the Wednesday 13-race card. The biggest day in Delaware harness racing is set for this Thursday, Nov. 30. Downbytheseaside and Free The Dragon, the two highest-rated pacers in this year's Hambletonian Society-Breeders Crown weekly poll meet among eight starters in the $308,060 Hap Hansen Progress Pace. In addition four $100,000 DSBF finals are on the line, on the same program. Monday through Thursday. post time is 4:30 p.m. The daily program features a 50-cent Pick 5 (races 2-6) and a late daily double ( races 12 and 13). 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. TWO DSBF $20,000 CONSOLATIONS, $25,000 MARES OPEN AT DOVER Two $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund DSBF) consolation races, one for two-year-old filly trotters, the other for pacers, and a $25,000 Mares Open pace highlight the 13-race card on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at Dover Downs. In the leadoff $20,000 DSBF two-year-old colt pace consolation, Paul and Lorie Davis and Preston Burris’ Fulla Nitro  with Jonathan Roberts, drew the rail meeting Gary Simpson and Eric Good’s Swift Armour and Allan Davis and Garnet O’Marrow’s homebred Seboomook Copper, driven by Wayne Long. Diabolical Spin (Russell Foster) is the favorite in the $20,000 Filly Pace. Don Reed and George Wagner’s Whistlers Sister (Allan Davis) drew the rail while Frank Johnson’s River Dreams (Tony Morgan) are chief threats.] Jag Out (Tim Tetrick), owned by Hochsprung, JL Benson and Nick Surick stables, returns after two races at Yonkers to meet seven hard-hitting females in the $25,000 Mares Open pace. Gary Ewing’s Sweet Bobbie (Art Stafford Jr.) has been in rare form lately ringing up two wins in her last three races. Bryan Truitt’s Enhance Your Mind (Vic Kirby) has returned to the form that earned her Horse of the Meet honors last season. While Brian Malone’s sharp Hostess Lisa (Morgan) drew the rail, Jo Ann Looney King’s Purrfect Bags (Montrell Teague) is burdened by post 8. Mike Casalino’s Nat A Virgin (Callahan) scored a come-from-behind win, while Mike Hall’s St. Kitts (Roberts) was a strong second last week. Another newcomer is Joe Davino, Pat O’Brian and Brad Shackman’s Keystone Riptide (Ross Wolfenden) in from Yonkers. Thursday is the biggest day in Delaware harness racing featuring the $308,060 Hap Hansen Progress Pace (HHPP) led by sensational $1-million winning sophomores Downbytheseaside and Free The Terror, plus all four $100-thousand DSBF Two-Year-Old Finals. Dover Downs now features a 50-cent Pick 5 wager starting with the 2nd race through the 6th. A late daily double is carded for the 12th and 13th races. Dover Downs races four days a week, Monday through Thursday with post time at 4:30 p.m. Fine food is available while watching the races at the acclaimed Winner's Circle Restaurant Buffet. Call 302-674-4600 for reservations. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred races each day from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight in the Race and Sports Book. Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del. - Pure Kemp trotted away to win a $12,000 feature trot for harness racing meet-leading driver Tim Tetrick's fourth win while Russell Foster guided Rock On Precious to a 1:51 success in a $17,500 Claiming pace on Monday, Nov. 27 at Dover Downs. Trainer Josh Green was high bidder on Pure Kemp at the recent Harrisburg sale and the Muscle Hill-Ally Hall three-year-old filly easily beat a strong field of young trotters home in a new lifetime recod of 1:53.3 for owners Rich Lombardo and Green Racing with Tim Tetrick at the controls. Splashed (Vic Kirby) was second in front of Euro Gap (Pat Berry). Pure Kemp has now won $41,848 in 2017. Earlier Tetrick steered another newcomer to victory My Cherry Pie in1:54.2 to win a $16,000 trot. Jenny Melander conditions the John Devito-owned Donato Hanover-CR Miss American Pie sophomore filly to her fifth win of the year advancing her seasonal bankroll to $54,800. Common Parlance (Sean Bier) led early and held second-place with Petrossian AS (Foster) third. Rock On Precious and Owner, trainer-driver Russell Foster bested eight foes en route to 1:51 triumph in a$17,500 Claiming pace to rack up a fourth win and a second in the last five outing for the Rocknroll Hanover-Precious Delight gelding. After the race, Rock On Precious, a lifetime winner of $306,437, changed hands as he was claimed. Black Is Black (Corey Callahan) was runner-up. Nesh Cruiser (Kirby) finished third. I Like My Boss looks for a second straight win meeting Marley's Guy and Tymal Signature in the $13,000 Tuesday feature trot. The $30,000 Filly and Mares Pace tops Wednesday racing while the outstanding Downbytheseaside and Fear The Dragon head a field of eight in the $308,060 Hap Hansen Progress Pace plus four $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund Finals for two-year-olds on the biggest day of racing in Delaware this year, Thursday, Nov. 30. I LIKE MY BOSS, TYMAL SIGNTURE HEAD TUESDAY FEATURE TROT Following wins last time out, I Like My Boss and Tymal Signature lead a nine-horse field in the Tuesday, Nov. 29 feature raced, a $13,000 Winners-Over trot at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m.  I Like My Boss, who dominated the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund as a juvenile and continues as a top class trotter nearing the $500,000 lifetime earnings mark, has won three of his last five races, including a 1;54 victory last star for driver Allan Davis and owner trainer Bob Shahan and partners Jim and A.M. Parsons. Another starter, owner-trainer Bobby Glassmeyer’s Tymal Signature has been a strong finisher in his seasonal races. Russell Foster will be in the bike this time. Not to be overlooked are owner-trainer Bill Moffett’s Gillie The Kid with Ross Wolfenden, Medinah Racing’s Marley’s Guy handled by meet leading driver Tim Tetrick, and the only female in the contest, John Devito’s four-year-old Ameliosi, with Montrell Teague, dropping down from the Open ranks. The other contenders include Scott Dillon and CTC Stable’s Hollywood Highway leaving from the rail with Corey Callahan, Jim Moore’s Royal Becca J, also dropping in class with Jack Parker Jr in the bike. Phantom Rusty, owned by trainer Jim and Cynthia McGuire, with Tony Morgan and Tate Lewis’ Mr. Right and Vic Kirby piloting. The top pace involves eight distaffs racing for a $12,000 purse led by Legacy Racing and Reg Hazzard’s Gypsy Rose (Kirby) a winner of two of her last three. Two other starters are fresh from wins,  Shirley Le Vin’s Take Em (Callahan), who won her last two races, and Vince Copeland owned and trained Going Again. The Wednesday card features a talented female pacer program led by the $25,000 Filly and Mare Open pace. Sweet Bobbie, Jag Out, Enhance Your Mind, Nat A Virgin lead the way. On Thursday, the biggest day in Delaware harness racing, the $308,060 Hap Hansen Progress Pace (HHPP) led by sensational $1-million winning sophomores Downbytheseaside and Fear The Dragon plus all four $100-thousand DSBF Two-Year-Old Finals. Dover Downs now features a 50-cent Pick 5 wager starting with the 2nd race through the 6th. A late daily double is carded for the 12th and 13th races. Dover Downs races four days a week, Monday through Thursday with post time at 4:30 p.m. Fine food is available while watching the races at the acclaimed Winner's Circle Restaurant Buffet. Call 302-674-4600 for reservations. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred races each day from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight in the Race and Sports Book. Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del. --- Two separately owned outstanding three-year-olds - Fear The Dragon and Downbytheseaside lead an 11-horse field in the $35,000 Hap Hansen Progress Pace (HHPP) headliner on a big pre-Thanksgiving harness racing card along with three Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) preliminaries on Wednesday, Nov. 22 at Dover Downs. First post is 4:30 p.m. Trainer Bruce Brown says Fear The Dragon trained so well a week ago that ownership paid a $25,000 supplemental fee to race in the HHPP. The colt who ranked at the top of the Hambletonian Society Breeders Crown top 10 poll most of the summer drew post 5 with Hall of Famer David Miller while Downbytheseaside, piloted by Chris Page, winner of last week’s Matron Final leaves from post 9 in the second tier. The first eight finishers qualify for next Thursday’s $300,000 Final. Earlier in the first of two DSBF $20,000 events, Serendipity Stable’s Star Sapphire and driver Russ Foster seeks a second straight prelim win, wire-to-wire in 2:00.2. Déjà vu Blue, driven by Ross Wolfenden was  second for owners Howard Taylor, Tom Lazzaro, Mike Casalino and trainer Dylan Davis. Alpine Chic, handled by Allan Davis, who shares ownership with Delbert Cain and Nanticoke Racing, finished third last week. In the second $20,000 DSBF trot, Corey Callahan closed with a rush driving Vandalous to score a victory for BCJM, Fuquay-Varina, Cinbrew Ent. And Chambers Racing, to notch the fastest win in 1;59.4 edging Uptown Spunk and Roger Plante by a head . The $20,000 DSBF Colts and Gelding Trot has eight starters led by Super Fly (Art Stafford Jr.). Bobby Glassmeyer bred, owned and trained Boston Cruiser (Jonathan Roberts), Bobby Myers’ Brother Kenny (Tim Tetrick) and Sky Marshal owned by trainer-driver Carlo Poliseno and Jane Dunavant, are contenders.  The top eight point-getters after Wednesday’s two prelim legs make the $100,000 DSBF Final on Nov. 30. The four lucrative Delaware events will be part of the $300,000 (est.) Hap Hansen Progress Pace all-star card  There is no live harness on Thursday. Dover Downs, management and horsemen join others having a Happy Thanksgiving. Monday through Thursday. post time is 4:30 p.m. The daily program features a 50-cent Pick 5 (races 2-6) and a late daily double ( races 12 and 13).  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

DOVER, Del. --- Pedal Power and Ibetyoucanwiggle pulled mild harness racing surprises to win the 2nd leg $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Two-Year-Old Filly Paces on Tuesday, Nov. 21 at Dover Downs. Theresademoninme took the $25,000 Open Trot. Post time is 4:30 p.m. With both 1st leg winners -Gracefullyforgiven and Go Sandy Go - virtually tied as race favorites, Tim Tetrick pulled Pedal Power out of third turning for home and zoomed past en route to a 1:53.4 triumph in the first of two $20,000 DSBF preliminaries. Last week Gracefullyforgiven ( Art Stafford Jr ), who won for the fifth consecutive outing and Go Sandy Go with an impressive winning debut in DSBF 1st leg separate victories while Pedal Power finished third, but this time drew the rail. Pedal Pusher won for the fifth time in eight starts with two seconds and a third this season for owner- trainer Darrell and Leah Lewis. The Roddy's Bags Again-Calico Moon bay has now won $58,443 in her rookie season. Go Sandy Go finished second in front of Gracefullyforgiven. In the second $20,000 DSBF prelim, Ibetyoucanwiggle came on to score a 1:56.4 victory for Montrell Teague driving for trainer Clyde Francis and owner-breeder George Teague Inc, The win was the second in 2017 for the daughter of Mr. Wiggles-Betting Machine, In eight races, she has added two seconds and three thirds while earning $52,768. Studio Session (Jason Thompson) was runner-up. Cheyenne Zone (Vic Kirby) took third money. After the two DSBFprelim legs are completed on Wednesday, the top eight DSBF point getters in the four divisions make the $100,000 finals for colt and filly trotters and pacers next Thursday, Nov. 30. That day will be highlighted by the $300,000 Hap Hansen Progress Pace for three-year-olds. In the $25,000 Open Handicap Trot on the regular program, Mike Casalino and trainer Dylan Davis' Therisademoninme has been spectacularly solid in his last eight outings. A 1:54 victory with regular driver Jonathan Roberts in the bike, is his fastest clocking of the year. Thereisademoninme has made the winner's circle in five of his six 2017 wins with three close-up second-place finishes Stafford Jr.) Uva Hanover (Tetrick) in his first local appearance after racing most of the winter at Dover, finished second. Celebrity Pegasus (Stafford Jr.) after spending much of the race on the outside, was third. Murmur Hanover was scratched. I Like My Boss, a one-time Delaware-sired champion, is back in a winning groove. The Don Boss Via-Wild One gelding won has second in-a-row and fourth in his last five races, behind driver Allan Davis. Owned by trainer Bob Shahan ad Jim and A.M. Parsons, his has banked $83,856 of his career $471,120 earnings, this season. On Wednesday, in addition to two $20,000 DSBF Filly and a Male trot 2nd leg prelim, an 11-horse field will vie in the $35,000 Hap Hansen Progress Pace (HHPP) eliminination. The first eight finishers return on Nov. 30 for the $300,000 (HHPP Final. There is no live racing this Thursday, Nov. 23, Dover Downs Harness wish all a Happy Thanksgiving. Dover Downs now features a 50-cent Pick 5 wager starting with the 2nd race through the 6th. A late daily double is carded for the 12th and 13th races. Dover Downs races four days a week, Monday through Thursday with post time at 4:30 p.m. Fine food is available while watching the races at the acclaimed Winner's Circle Restaurant Buffet. Call 302-674-4600 for reservations. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred races each day from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight in the Race and Sports Book. Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del...Evolution Tour won wire-to-wire while Fast Tony had to edge Transforming Joy at the wire in the second of two harness racing $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) freshmen colt and gelding paces on Monday, Nov. 20. Common Parlance won the photo in the $14,000 trot at Dover Downs.  The combination of driver Tim Tetrick and Jim King training for JoAnn Looney King struck for the third straight time, second in DSBF preliminaries, to lower the Roddy Bags Again-Rare Filly geldings lifetime record to 1:52.4 with a :27.3 final panel. Evolution Tour was followed by Own It (Ross Wolfenden) and Sea Bags (Tony Morgan). Evolution Tour is now four wins in seven starts with three second-place finishes for a $66,550 bankroll. In the second DSBF prelim, Slick Tony sat second behind Transitioning Joy (Montrell Teague) until turning for home. The duo battled side-by-side down the lane until Russell Foster got Slick Tony up by a head in ther:27.3 stretch drive to win by a head in 1:52. For breeder, owner, trainer George Leager, it was the eighth win with two seconds in 10 races and put the colt into six figures in the money-earned column at $101,797. American First (Jeff Fout) was third. Now the two-year-old male pace final is set for next week's Super Thursday card (Nov. 30) when all four $100,000 DSBF Finals join the $300,000 (est.) Hap Hansen Progress Pace Final. In the $14,000 feature trot, it appeared Nothing But Nice would be hard to beat with a 4-length lead turning for home, but Common Parlance and Sean Bier came storming on the outside to catch the leader deep in the lane for a 1:56 triumph. Petrossian (Foster) closing along the passing lane finished second in from of Nothing But Nice, third. Crissy Bier conditions the Crazed-Angevine gelding owned by Wade Wyatt and Francis DiMondi. Eddie Davis Jr. steered Forty Five Red to the fastest mile of the night scoring a 1:50.4 victory in a $10,000 pace for trainer Joe Columbo of the George Dennis Stable who owns the If I Can Dream-Sakura Hanover six-year-old. Star Messenger (Morgan) and People Are Crazy (Foster) were second and third respectively. Gary Ewing's Rangers Sureshot, an altered son of Palone Ranger-Cadie's Sure Shot) came up the passing lane to win the other $10,000 pace with Tony Morgan winning first of a back-to-back pair of races before finishing with three winners. See You Tuesday (Jonathan Roberts) was runner-up. Imkeepingthisguy (Wolfenden) was the show horse. Dover Downs now offers a 50-cent Pick 5 wager which starts with the 2nd race through the 6th. A late daily double can be found on the 12th and 13th races. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred racing is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. There is no charge for general parking and admission at Dover Downs. Reservations are suggested for the acclaimed Winner's Circle Buffet Restaurant and those planning a stay at the 4-star Dover Downs Hotel. Call 302-674-4600. Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del. --- The Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) spotlights harness racing two-year-old filly pacers on Tuesday, Nov. 21 with two $20,000 first leg preliminaries at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m. Both 1st leg winners -Gracefullyfogiven and Go Sandy Go meet in the 6th race, the first of two $20,000 DSBF prelims. Gracefullyforgiven , a winner of all five of her races was an easy 1:54.2 last week with Art Stafford Jr and owner-breeders Jeff and David Clark. Go Sandy Go made a successful debut in DSBF action winning her maiden start also in 1:54.2 with Jason Green in the bike. Brent Outten and trainer Josh Green own the Roddy's Bags Again-Bit Of Trick filly. Tim Tetrick drives for Darrell and Leah Lewis' Pedal Power, a third place finisher last Tuesday. She drew the rail. Bay Pond Racing's Bunker Away, a second-place finisher in the DSBF Consolation at Harrington, scored a wire-to-wire win last week with Corey Callahan in the bike. George Teague's homebred Nozy Neighbor, a half-sister to fame Wiggleit Jiggleit, handled by Montrell Teague, raced gamely to finish third after trouble at the starting gate last time. After two legs, the top eight DSBF point getters make the $100,000 finals for colt and filly trotters and pacers next Thursday, Nov. 30, along with the $300,000 (est.) Hap Hansen Progress Pace for three-year-olds. On Tuesday the regular card feature is a $25,000 Open Handicap trot with mare assigned inside posts. This week, three newcomers from Yonkers Raceway are among seven starters. John DeVito's Ameliosa (Allan Davis) starts from post 1, while B Yoyo (Corey Callahan), owned by Bill K Lambos and Dion Liberatos, has the outside. Uva Hanover (Tim Tetrick) has raced at Dover last season, and leaves from post 3 for Martin Steinberg and Stake Your Clam Stable. Mike Casalino and Dylan Davis' Therisademoninme (Jonathan Roberts) won this event last week and takes on Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar and Steve Iaquinta's Celebrity Pegasus (Art Stafford Jr.) , Murmur Hanover (Vic Kirby) and Jim Moor's Royal Becca J (Jack Parker Jr.). There is no live racing this Thursday, Nov. 23, Dover Downs Harness wish all a Happy Thanksgiving. Dover Downs now features a 50-cent Pick 5 wager starting with the 2nd race through the 6th. A late daily double is carded for the 12th and 13th races. Dover Downs normally races four days a week, Monday through Thursday with post time at 4:30 p.m. Fine food is available while watching the races at the acclaimed Winner's Circle Restaurant Buffet. Call 302-674-4600 for reservations. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred races each day from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight in the Race and Sports Book. Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del...Two $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) freshmen colt and gelding paces begin the 2nd leg harness racing action on Monday, Nov. 20 with a $14,000 trot topping the overnight card at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m. Both winners of last week's prelims drew separate divisions. In the first race, JoAnn Looney King's Evolution Tour with Tim Tetrick was a 1:53.3 winner last Monday. He has three wins and three seconds in six starts this year. His biggest concern appears Jay Shore's Sea Bags with Tony Morgan and Mingo, a George Teague bred and owned colt.' In the 2nd $20,000 DSBF section, owner-breeder George Leager's Slick Tony puts his seven wins in nine races record on line with Russ Foster at the controls. Two of his contenders finished second last week. George Teague and wife Joy saw their homebred Transitioning Joy reined by Montrell Teague and trainer Clyde Francis. Bay Pond Racing's Own It also was second with trainer-driver Jeff Fout. Arty Foster's Petrossian AS (Russ Foster) carries a two-race win streak into the $14,000 Winners trot on the undercard. Both wins have been impressive. This week's stiffest challenge is expected from Risto Vidgren's Indiana invader Nothing But Nice (Callahan) trained by Bob Reeser. Iron Mine Branch's Trust Fund Baby (Art Stafford Jr.) and Common Parlance (Sean Bier) finished second and third last Monday. Dover Downs now presents a 50-cent Pick 5 wager which starts with the 2nd race through the 6th. A late daily double can be found on the 12th and 13th races. On that same Nov. 30 program, four $100,000 DSBF Two-Year-Old finals will be carded. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred racing is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. There is no charge for general parking and admission at Dover Downs. Reservations are suggested for the acclaimed Winner's Circle Buffet Restaurant and those planning a stay at the 4-star Dover Downs Hotel. Call 302-674-4600. Marv Bachrad

The $300,000 Hap Hansen Progress Pace (HHPP) shapes up as one of the biggest events of the late season. This Thursday, the two $2-million pacers, both from the Brian Brown barn, meet head-on in the $35,000 HHPP elimination. Downbytheseaside, the Matron winner last Thursday and Fear The Dragon, the #1 rated horse via the Hambletonian Society poll for much of this season was paid into the HHPP via a $25,000 supplemental payment. There are 11 in the field this Wednesday with the first eight finishers qualifying for the $300,000 (est.) final. ------------------------------------------------------------- The Matron Stakes, harness racing's longest continual stakes in the sport dating back to the 19th century. Dover Downs has been home base since the 1997 season.Thursday's card provided fans with an outstanding showcase of racing on Nov. 16. Downbytheseaside became a $2-million winner, Bill's Man closed strongly for Tim Tetrick's first of four wins, Agent Q got up for Hall of Famer David Miller and Dream Together -led off the four Matron Stakes championships on Thursday, Nov. 16 at Dover Downs. Tim Tetrick added to his current leading driver total scoring four winners ------------------------------------------------- Trotter Bill's Mann with catch-driver Tim Tetrick was surprise winner of the $201,900 Matron 3-Year-Old Trot. M&L of Delaware, the nom de course of Ralph, Roz and Doug Paul of Greenville, longtime horse owners, who formerly were noted for owning stake pacers, won their first major trot. Also, Agent Q, the dam of winner of the $182.700 Matron Filly pace was bred by Dover Down's horsemen Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar and Steve Iaquinta. Finding they had too many broodmares, they sold the dam of the Matron winner, Teenage Paige-A costly mistake. ----------------------------------------------------- Two Delaware horsemen had The Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) stakes at Dover Downs head into is second and final week of pacing and trotting preliminaries for both sexes with the top eight point-getters qualifying for the four $100,000 finals on Nov. 30. It's the same day the $300,000 (est.) Hap Hansen Progress Pace tops off the biggest day in Delaware harness racing this year. ----------------------------------------------- The Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) got off to a fast start on Nov. 13 when Slick Tony and Evolution Tour scored impressive victories in $20,000 first leg action. Russ Foster and Tim Tetrick notched three driving wins. --------------------------------------------------------------- Gracefullyforgiven and Go Sandy Go won DSBF $20,000 two-year-old filly paces while Corey Callahan notched five wins on Tuesday, Nov. 14. Art Stafford Jr., trainers Bobby Reeser and Nick Callahan made the winner's circle twice. ------------------------------------ Star Sapphire and Vandalous won $20,000 DSBF 1st leg filly trotter preliminaries while Super Fly took the $20,000 male prelim. Enhance Your Mind, last season's Horse of the Meet scored a 1:52.1 triumph in the $25,000 Mares Open pace. Tim Tetrick had three wins, Corey Callahan and Art Stafford Jr. had two driving wins. Nick Callahan had two wins to move into second-place among trainers. Josh Green also had two winners. ------------------------------------------- On Nov. 11, Dover Downs horsemen, Kim and Justin, were involved in a real rarity. He father-son team finished in a dead-heat for win at Rosecroft Raceway. An old-time horseman remembered a similar feat a dead-head race finish between a father and son racing at Harrington when the photo finish camera could not separate horses driven by Pat Hubbard and Charley Tribbett. ------------------------------------------ Tim Tetrick is currently leading driver at the track. After several multi-win days, Tetrick has registered 28 winning drives. Art Stafford Jr, is second in the standings with 19 wins two more that defending champ Corey Callahan and Vic Kirby, tied for third with 17 each. Russell Foster completes the top 5 with 13 triumphs -------------------------------------------- Jim King tops the trainer stats with 11 winners. Wayne Givens is second with seven. Josh Green, Bob Reeser, Eric Ell, Jason Skinner and Joe Columbo of the George Dennis Stable are all tied with five wins each, and tied for third place. Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del. --- Downbytheseaside became a $2 million winner, Bill's Man closed strongly for harness racing driver Tim Tetrick's first of four wins, Agent Q got up for Hall of Famer David Miller and Dream Together -led off the four Matron Stakes championships on Thursday, Nov. 16 at Dover Downs. Tim Tetrick added to his current leading driver total scoring four winners. The passing lane was handy for driver Chris Page to catch front-pacing Filibuster in the final steps for a 1:50.1 victory on a chilly and windy night. Brian Brown trains the Somebeachsomewhere-Sprig Hanover colt owned by Joe Sbrocco, Rich Lombardo, Country Club Acres and Diamond Creek Racing. It was his 12th win of the year with two seconds and three thirds. Bringing his earnings to $1,430,922 this season and $2,008.028 lifetime. Filabuster Hanover (Yannick Gingras) was a game second with longshot Eddard Hanover (Tetrick) third. M&L of Delaware, the nom de course for Ralph, Roz and Doug Paul, longtime harness patrons who usually own pacers, now have a Matron trotting champion with their partner Bill Wiswell. Tim Tetrick guided Bill's Man to a come-from-off the pace 1:52.2 career fastest win. What The Hill (David Miller) and Devious Man (Andy Miller) traded leads before Bill's Mann closed with authority for his fifth win of the season. John Butenschoen conditions the Credit Winner-Silver Springs trotter who now has banked $453,396 of his more than half-million dollar lifetime earnings. Devious Man was a close second with Top Flight Angel (Daniel Dube) third. David Miller and Agent Q got home first in the $182,700 Matron sop filly final. The daughter of Western Terror-Teenage Paige scored her 10th triumph of 2017 with two seconds and two thirds for Martin Scharf, Bob Muscara and Rochetti Cassar Racing. Aaron Lambert trains the now winner of $1,137,620. Another $1-million winner Idyllic Beach (Gingras) was runner-up with Tequilas Monday (Brett Miller) third. Determination of Montreal's Dream Together handled by Daniel Dube, caught Evelyn (Andy Miller) at the wire to notch a 1:53.2 win at the wine for trainer Luc Blais. The Muscle Hill - Danae three-year-old won for the fourth time this year, the 13th time in 15 starts that she finished 1,2,3. Race favorite Ice Attraction (Ake Svanstedt) finished third. Mach It So, the oldest horse at seven in the /$30,000 Preferred Handicap, was a 1:50.3 winner. Jeff Bamond trains the Mach Three-Beach Dancer gelding for Bamond Stables. Sweet Rock (Vic Kirby) was second. Always At My Place (Gingras) took third. Ironically, Christen Me N was scratch and it was on his real birthday. Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar, Steve Iaquinta and Minisink Farms' Cajon Lighting was at his best to win the $26,000 Open pace in 1L51.1 with Yannick Gingras in the bike. Arque Hanover (Corey Callahan) was a head back in second with Q's Cruise (Tetrick) third. Dover Downs now features a 50-cent Pick 5 wager starting with the 2nd race through the sixth. A late daily double is carded for the 12th and 13th races. Dover Downs races four days a week, Monday through Thursday with post time at 4:30 p.m. Fine food is available while watching the races at the acclaimed Winner's Circle Restaurant Buffet. Call 302-674-4600 for reservations. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred races each day from 12 Noon until 12 LMAN, Marv Bachrad

Star Sapphire and Vandalous won $20,000 DSBF 1st leg preliminaries while Super Fly took the $20,000 male prelim. Enhance Your Mind scored a 1:52.1 triumph in the $25,000 Mares Open pace. Vandalous won the fastest of the two Delaware-sired filly trots. Corey Callahan moved the daughter of JM Vangogh to the outside from second to take command in mid-stretch while holding on after a strong finish by Uptown Skunk (Roger Plante) to secure a 1:59,4 success. Chambers Racing, Cinbrew Ent.,Fuqua-Varina and BCJM own the winner of his third victory in six starts with a second and a third to lift his freshman season earnings to $43,800. Alpine Chic (Allan Davis) led early and held on for third. Russ Foster left sharply with Serendipity Stable's homebred Star Sapphire in the other DSBF $20,000 division and led throughout a 2:02.2 mile closing off with a :28.3 final quarter. Trained by Tui Stone, the Anders Bluestone-Victory Starburst bay won for the second time in six outings with a second and a third. Deja Vu Blue (Ross Wolfenden) was next in front of Barn Yard Judy (Bret Brittingham).Star Sapphire, who won the $100,000 Harrington DSBF edition, has now banked $65,650 this year. Super Fly scored the fast frosh mile of the day with Art Stafford Jr. directing a 1:58.1 victory in the only $20,000 DSBF colt and gelding division. The Super Punk-MLT Feds gelding is owned by Leigh Ramee, Steve Moss and Stacy Johnson-Stafford. It was win #2, with two seconds in four outings who now has won $34,500 at two. Boston Cruiser (Jonathan Roberts) saw a four race win-streak end finishing second. Sky Marshall (Carlo Poliseno) was third. Next week, the DSBF Two-Year-Old preliminaries reach the second and final legs. The top eight DSBF point getters in both trotting and pacing divisions make the $100,000 finals for colt and filly trotters and pacers on Nov. 30, the same day of the $300,000 (est.) Hap Hansen Progress Pace for 3-year-olds. Enhance Your Mind got back on the winning ledger notching a 1:52.1 win in the $25,000 Mares Open pace. Last season's Horse of the Meet, a daughter of Riggins-Enhance The Night got up for regular driver Vic Kirby for here eighth win of the year . She has won $$115,52 for owner-trainer Bryan Truitt. St. Kitts (Roberts) and Purrfect Bags (Tim Tetrick) were second and third respectively. Tim Tetrick had three win to add to his current leading driver total of 24,.Russ Foster, Corey Callahan and Art Stafford Jr. had two driving wins. Nick Callahan had two wins to move into second-place among trainers. Josh Green also had two winners. Thursday an outstanding program is headed by four rich Matron Stakes for three-year-olds, a $30,000 Preferred and $25,000 Open pace. Dover Downs now features a 50-cent Pick 5 wager starting with the 2nd race through the sixth. A late daily double is carded for the 12th and 13th races. Dover Downs races four days a week, Monday through Thursday with post time at 4:30 p.m. Fine food is available while watching the races at the acclaimed Winner's Circle Restaurant Buffet. Call 302-674-4600 for reservations. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred races each day from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight in the Race and Sports Book. Marv Bachrad

DOVER,Del.---- Four rich Matron Stakes for three-year-olds headline a top 13-race harness racing program at Dover Downs on Thursday, Nov. 16. On the excellent undercard is a $30,000 Preferred pace, a $25,000 Open, a $19,000 and $16,000 Winner divisions along with a $35,000 and a $25,000 Claiming pace are on the strong card. First Post is 4:30 p.m. As in the past, often divisional titles are on the line with results affecting seasonal end of the year awards. The $210,000 Matron Colt Stake is led by $1.9-million winner Downbytheseaside driven by former Dover regular Chris Page. He has been the favorite in most of his races since late Summer. He missed by three-quarters , finishing second in the Breeders Crown racing for trainer Brian Brown and owners Rich Lombardo, Jay Sbrocco, Country Club Acres and Diamond Creek Racing. Little Brown Jug winner Yannick Gingras and Filibuster Hanover drew the rail for Burke Racing, Weaver Brucemi, J&T Silva Stables and Joe DiScala. New York Sire Stakes king Funknwaffles and Corey Callahan, second in the Jug, gets post 2. What The Hill, who was taken down after finishing first in the Hambletonian, swept the Breeders Crown title, but must overcome outside post 8 in the $201,900 Matron Colt championship. Hall of Famer David Miller will handle the reins for Burke Racing, Deo Volente Farms, J&T Silva and Our Hrs Cents stables. Devious Man and Andy Miller, who has been 1,2,3 in 14 of 16 starts winning almost $1-million this season races for Story Inc. and Andy Miller Stable.' M&L of Delaware and Bill Wiswell own Bill's Man with Tim Tetrick in the bike. In the $186,600 Matron Filly Trot, Ice Attraction, second in the Breeders Crown and a winner last week in the Crossroads at Hoosier Park, trained and driven by Ake Swanstedt who owns the wekk-bred trotter with Mal and Janet Burrows, Little E and Georgetown, Del.'s Don Sipple. Has won nearly $400,000 this year with six wins and 12 times in the money in 19 races. Determination of Montreal finished third in the Breeders Crown and is driven by Daniel Dube for trainer Luc Blais and drew post 1. Jimmy Takter starts That's All Moni with Yannick Gingras piloting for Marvin Katz, Al Libfeld, and Brittany Farms. Another Delaware-owned candidate is Fine Tuned Lady with Corey Callahan driving for M&L of Delaware and William Wiswell. Early season standout Idyllic Beach and Yannick Gingras drew the rail in the $182,700 Matron soph filly final. The $1.1-million lifetime winner is owned by Christine Takter, John Fielding, Marvin Katz and Brixton Medical Inc. Starting from the outside is Jugette winner and second-place in the Breeders Crown Caviart Ally owned by Caviart Farms. Another $1-million winner Agent Q gets David Miller in the bike. The highly rated Rich Pollucci-owned Christen Me N (Tetrick) and Mach It So (David Miller) lead the $30,000 Preferred pace while the Stafford's Blazing Bobby Sox (Art Safford Jr.), Reg Hazzard and Legacy Racing's Sicily (Montrell Teague), Delaware-champion Bags To Riches (Andy Miller) racing for only Money Inc., and trainer Jason Skinner, and Cajon Lightning (Gingras) owned by Ken Wood Bill Dittmar, Steve Iaquinta and Minisink Farms, head the $25,000 Open, Dover Downs now features a 50-cent Pick 5 wager starting with the second race through the sixth. A late daily double is carded for the 12th and 13th races. When watch live racing, enjoy fine dining in the Winners Circle Restaurant. Top North American harness and thoroughbred racing is featured at the Dover Downs Sports & Race Book open daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. There is no charge for general parking or admission. Marv Bachrad  

DOVER, Del. --- Gracefullyforgiven and Go Sandy Go won Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) $20,000 two-year-old filly paces while harness racing driver Corey Callahan notched five wins on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m. Unbeaten Gracefullyforgiven remained undefeated in DSBF events scoring a 1:54.2 victory wire-to-wire to up her record to five-for-five with Art Stafford Jr. driving for owner-trainer Jeff Clark and David Clark. The Roddy's Bags Again-Bluebird Wanda black filly was winner of the $100,000 DSBF Final at Harrington. She was followed by fast-finishing Pedal Power (Tim Tetrick),second and Ibetyoucanwiggle (Montrell Teague), third. Go Sandy Go made her first pari-mutuel start an impressive one fashioning a 1:54.2 triumph in the other $20,000 DSBF prelim. Jason Green was in the bike for owners Brent Outten and Green Racing trained by Josh Green. A daughter of Roddy's Bags Again-Bit Of Trick, she took the lead going to the half mile and then sailed to an easy victory. Bunker Hill (Callahan) was second in front of Gateway Lady (Tim Tetrick). Following Corey Callahan's five winning drives, Art Stafford Jr., trainers Bobby Reeser and Nick Callahan made the winner's circle twice. Wednesday features two $20,000 DSBF filly trots and one $20,000 male trot completing the 1st of two weeks of prelims. On the non-stakes program, a $25,000 Mares Open pace is the top event. Next week, the DSBF Two-Year-Old preliminaries reach the second and final legs. The top eight DSBF point getters in both trotting and pacing divisions make the $100,000 finals for colt and filly trotters and pacers on Nov. 30, the same day of the $300,000 (est.) Hap Hansen Progress Pace for 3-year-olds. This Thursday another outstanding program headed by four rich Matron Stakes for three-year-olds, a $30,000 Preferred and $25,000 Open pace. Dover Downs now features a 50-cent Pick 5 wager starting with the 2nd race through the sixth. A late daily double is carded for the 12th and 13th races. Dover Downs races four days a week, Monday through Thursday with post time at 4:30 p.m. Fine food is available while watching the races at the acclaimed Winner's Circle Restaurant Buffet. Call 302-674-4600 for reservations. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred races each day from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight in the Race and Sports Book. THREE DSBF $20,000 TROT 1st LEG PRELIMS AT DOVER WEDNESDAY Three Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 1st leg preliminaries, two featuring fillies and one for colts, plus a $25,000 Filly and Mares Open pace top the Wednesday, Nov. 15 program at Dover Downs. First post is 4:30 p.m. In an all-DSBF filly daily double lineup, Serendipity Stable’s Star Sapphire, driven by Russ Foster, surprise winner of the Harrington $100,000 final, and that race favorite Déjà vu Blue and Ross Wolfenden, owned by Howard Taylor, Tom Lazzaro, Mike Casalino and trainer Dylan Davis, renew their rivalry in the 1st race while Vandalous and Corey Callahan racing for BCJM, Fuquay-Varina, Cinbrew Ent. And Chambers Racing, takes on Alpine Chic, owned by driver Allan Davis, Delbert Cain and Nanticoke Racing and Callam, and LeBlanc racings’ Uptown Spunk, reined by Roger Plante. A field of eight vie in the $20,000 DSBF Colts and Gelding Trot. Boston Cruiser, winner of last month’s Harrington $100,000 final, puts a four-race win streak on the line. The Bobby Glassmeyer bred, owned and trained gelding leaves from post 8 with Jonathan Roberts in the bike. Bobby Myers’ Brother Kenny (Tim Tetrick) and Sky Marshal owned by trainer-driver Carlo Poliseno and Jane Dunavant, who were second and third, are among race contenders.  The top eight point-getters after two prelim legs of their events make the $100,000 DSBF Final on Nov. 30. The four lucrative Delaware events will be part of the $300,000 (est.) Hap Hansen Progress Pace all-star card  The $25,000 Mares Open pace includes Brian Truitt’s Enhance Your Mind (Vic Kirby), winner of last season’s Horse of the Meet award presented by the U.S. Harness Writers Association’ s Delaware Valley chapter. In her seasonal debut last week, she closed from last to finish third beaten only a half-length. That race was won by Brian Malone’s Hostess Lisa (Tony Morgan). Terror At Night (Allan Davis), racing for Ed Maas, Arlene Paisley and Nanticoke Racing finished second in the photo. JoAnn Looney King’s Purrfect Bags (Tim Tetrick), a former Delaware champion,  Mike Casalino’s Nat A Virgin (Corey Callahan) and  Meanwhile the Mike Hall leased St. Kitts (Jonathan Roberts), complete the fast field.  The Thursday card features all four sophomore Matron Stakes events and a $30,000 Preferred Pace head a top card. Marv Bachrad

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