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DOVER, DE - Slick Tony eeked out a sharp win in the Open Pace at Dover Downs on Thursday night. Due to snow, harness racing at Dover Downs had been canceled consecutive weeks.  Trainer George Leager raced Slick Tony 4 days ago at Rosecroft Raceway intending to give him a race conditioning edge. The other horses in the field were off three or four weeks due to the weather cancellations. It proved the correct choice. Slick Tony and driver Victor Kirby blasted away from the gate for early race position.  Mission was accomplished. Dexter Dunn and Tiger Thompson N settled in third, then rushed up to take the lead away from Slick Tony at the quarter.  Tiger Thompson N  passed the quarter in 27 flat.  The half was reached in 55.3. Tyga Hanover and Yannick Gingras pulled the right lines from fourth and marched down the backstretch 1st over in attack mode. Itsrockandroll A  shadowed  2nd over on the rim. Tiger Thompson N maintained the lead to the three quarters in 1:23 flat,  pacing a 27.2 quarter. At the top of the stretch, Kirby was able to tiptoe down along the rail from the pocket, and won by three quarters of a length in 1:51.  He paid $4.20 to win as the race favorite.   Slick Tony (No Spin Zone) is owned and trained by George Leager.  Tyga Hanover raced a roughed up trip and finished 2nd for trainer Andrew Harris.  Itsrockandroll A benefitted from the 2nd over trip and finished third for trainer Dylan Davis.  Corey Callahan drove. Racing resumes at Dover Downs on Monday.  Post Time is 4:30 pm. For full race results, click here. by Alex Kraszewski, for Dover Downs    

DOVER, DE -  Anytime N won the Mares Winners Over/Select harness racing pace at Dover Downs on Wednesday night. Edge Of Eternity and Anytime N both left alertly for early race positioning. Dexter Dunn took back with Anytime N and accepted the pocket position. Edge Of Eternity cut uncontested race fractions of :26.4, :55.3 and 122.4. SkateBoard Chic recovered from a skip and went off stride after the start. She raced 1st up past the half but did not threaten the leaders. At the top of the stretch, Anytime N vacated the pocket and rushed past the 4/5 race favorite, Edge Of Eternity, in 1:51. Anytime N (Bettor’s Delight) won by 2 lengths and was sent off as the public’s 2nd choice at odds of 5/2. Anytime N is owned by Kdp Stables LLC. and is trained by Josh Green.     Pacesetter, Edge Of Eternity, finished 2nd for trainer Chuck Crissman Jr.  Tim Tetrick was in the bike. Skateboard Chic, was most impressive, as she went off stride at the start of the race and spotted the field ten lengths.  She finished a fast closing 3rd for trainer Bart Bradley.  Corey Callahan was the driver. Dexter Dunn won 4 races on the betting card.  There is a $5,000 guaranteed pick 5 wager tomorrow beginning on the 10th race and concludes on the  14th race.  The wager is a fifty cent minimum bet with a 15% takeout. Post Time on Thursday at Dover Downs is 4:30 pm. For full results, click here. by Alex Kraszewski, for Dover Downs  

Dover, DE - Morairtime, the lone harness racing mare in the field, was able to beat the boys in the Open Trot at Dover Downs on Tuesday night. Driver Jack Parker Jr. took advantage of the shortened field by sending Morairtime to the top. Northern Express accepted the pocket, and the race appeared to be a carbon copy of last week’s Open. Morairtime set uncontested fractions of :27.3, :56.1 and 1:24.2. Race favorite, Northern Express and Russell Foster pulled the pocket past the three quarters but made an untimely break and could not recover. Morairtime won by four and a half lengths in a blistering 1:52.3. The victory was the second in a row in the Open Trot.  She paid $5.20 to win. Morairtime is sired by Airzoom Lindy and is a half sister to NF Happenstance. She along with NF Happenstance are owned by James D Moore III. Moore and Parker Jr were classmates at Lake Forest high school in Delaware. Carol Jamieson-Parker, Jack’s wife, is the trainer. Bluebird Jesse,  who benefitted from Northern Express’s unfortunate break, saved ground on the rail, and was a non-threatening  second.  Jim King Jr. trained and Tim Tetrick drove. Need Luck N finished third for trainer Jason Johnson.  Kim Vincent picked up the catch drive. Dover Downs will again offer a $5,000 pick 5 wager on Thursday night. The wager is a fifty cent minimum bet with a 15 percent take out.  The wager begins on the 10th race. Victor Kirby won three races on the betting card. Racing resumes on Wednesday at Dover Downs.  Post Time is 4:30 pm. by Alex Kraszewski, for Dover Downs    

Shes Pukka N wins the Mares Open Pace at Dover Downs on Wednesday night. Harness racing driver Tony Morgan left alertly as opposed to taking back off the pace last week. That strategy was a winning one. Shes Pukka N left aggressively and relinquished the early lead to Infinite Symbol A at the quarter. Infinite Symbol N was able to control the race fractions thru splits of :27.2 ,:55.2 and 1:23 flat.     Soho Burning Love A, the 4/5 race favorite and driver Tim Tetrick moved off the rail past the half from last.  Soho Burning Love A paced without cover to the three quarter pole but was void of pace. Machnhope shadowed Soho Burning Love A down the backstretch but never threatened the leader. Morgan chose to pull from his pocket position with Shes Pukka N and attacked Infinite Symbol A in the lane.  Shes Pukka N muscled her way to the top and won by a half length in 1:50.2  She paid $16 to win.   Shes Pukka N (Betterthancheddar) is owned by Peter Paul Venturini and is trained by Brian Malone. Infinite Symbol A accepted the step up in class and finished second for trainer Dylan Davis.  Dexter Dunn drove.   Soho Burning Love A was a fast closing third for trainer Jim King Jr. Thursday night, Dover Downs will again offer a $5,000 guaranteed pick 5 wager with a fifty cent minimum.  The wager begins on the 9th race and concludes on the 13th race on the betting card.  The take out is 15%. Post Time at Dover Downs is 4:30 pm. For full results, click here. by Alex Kraszewski, for Dover Downs  

Dover, DE - Harness racing driver Tim Tetrick captured career win 12,000 at Dover Downs on Tuesday night. Tetrick wasted no time in achieving that milestone by winning his first drive on the betting card aboard Manone in the third race.  Manone is trained by Jason Skinner.    Tim ‘s wife Ashley and daughter Trysta, were present in the winner’s circle and shared in the moment. Tetrick expressed his gratitude by noting “ I’ve been very fortunate to achieve this amount of wins over the years.”  I’ve had a great deal of owners and trainers who believed in me.”  The 39-year-old Tetrick is the first driver to accomplish the feat prior to the age of 40. Tetrick has ranked among the top 10 drivers in North America in wins every year since 2004 and has led the sport in earnings on nine occasions. He was elected to the Harness Racing Hall of Fame in 2019 and is scheduled for induction in July. Tetrick had little time to reflect on his accomplishment.  It was time for the next race.  Tetrick scored career win number 12,001 aboard Big Expense and trainer Jim King Jr.  Both men have shared in some of the sport’s biggest races. Morairtime Upsets In Open Trot Morairtime and Jack Parker Jr. were able to score a mild upset in the Open Trot Tuesday at Dover Downs. They blasted off the wings and went right to the top. They set fractions of 28.4 for the quarter and an uncontested half in 57.1 Gillie the Kid was the first to move past the half but could only offer mild pressure.  Morairtime continued to lead the field of seven past the three quarters in 1:25.1.That quarter was trotted in 28 seconds flat. The others were forced three deep to the top of the stretch. Northern Express, slid off the rail from pocket position in the stretch.  However he could not gain on the leader and had to settle for second place. Morairtime won by a full length under wraps in 1:53.4.  She was sent off at odds of 9/2. Morairtime ( Airzoom Lindy) is owned by James Moore III and trained by Carol Jamieson- Parker.  Her husband Jack Parker Jr. was her driver. Northern Express who, saw his two race win streak end, is trained by Arty Foster Jr.  His son Russell Foster drove. Need Luck N finished with late energy and picked up the show money for trainer Jason Johnson.  Andrew McCarthy drove. Tim Tetrick picked up his 12,000 th career win earlier on the racing card.  However Tim was not resting on his laurels as he won 5 races on the betting card. There will be a $5,000 guaranteed pick 5 wager offered on Thursday. The wager is a fifty cent minimum bet with a 15% takeout Racing resumes on Wednesday with a Post Time of 4:30 pm.   by Alex Kraszewski, for Dover Downs    

Dover, DE - Infinite Symbol A, was a definite harness racing winner in the Mares Select Pace at Dover Downs on Wednesday night  Infinite Symbol A had no problem stepping up in class and beating the Select Mares. Moments of Joy and Edge of Eternity both left alertly at the start of the race, as expected. Driver Dexter Dunn moved Infinite Symbol A aggressively from third at the start and led the field to the quarter in 26.3. They continued to lead to the half in 55.1. My Last Bet and Montrell Teague moved off the rail, past the half, and marched 1st over pressuring, Infinite Symbol A at the three quarters in 1:22.4.  They paced the quarter in 27.3 My Last Bet began to weaken and forced My Kiwi Lady N to circle three wide past the three quarter station  Infinite Symbol A proved to be the best and won by three quarters of a length in 1:50.1. Her fastest win ever.   Infinite Symbol A (Indomitable Saab) is owned by Michael Casalino Jr. and Dylan Davis.  Dylan Davis is her trainer.   Moments Of Joy benefitted from another perfect trip but could not gain on the leader and finished second.  Bryan Truitt trained and Victor Kirby drove. Edge Of Eternity reamined on the rail to finish third for trainer Chuck Crissman Jr.  Andrew McCarthy drove. Thursday night Dover Downs will offer a $5,000 guaranteed Pick 5 wager with a fifty cent minimum. The wager begins on the 9th race and concludes on the 13th race. There is a 15 percent take out. Post Time for Dover Downs is 4:30 pm by Alex Kraszewski, for Dover Downs  

Northern Express rolled to victory in the Select Trot at Dover Downs on Tuesday night. Harness racing driver Russell Foster left aggressively with Northern Express.  Foster forced tucks by Gillie the Kid and Morairtime into the first turn. This allowed Northern Express to set  fractions of 28 to the quarter and a half in 57.4. Jack Parker Jr wheeled Morairtime past the half and trotted coverless in pursuit of the pacesetter Northern Express down the backstretch.  Gillie the Kid followed second over and mounted a three wide brush nearing the three quarter pole. Northern Express maintained the lead at the three quarters in 1:25.3.and trotted that quarter in 27.4. Northern Express won convincingly by one and a quarter lengths in 1:54.2 and paid $4 to win.    Northern Express (Muscle Massive) is owned and trained by Arty Foster Jr. Morairtime raced first over and picked up the place spot.  Carol Jamieson-Parker trained and her husband Jack Parker Jr. drove. Bluebird Jesse finished third for trainer Jim King Jr. and driver Tim Tetrick. Tim Tetrick won 4 races on the betting card. On Thursday night,  Dover Downs will offer a $5,000 guaranteed Pick 5 wager with a fifty cent minimun bet.  The  takeout is 15 percent. Racing resumes on Wednesday  at Dover Downs with a 4:30 post time. For full results, click here. by Alex Kraszewski, for Dover Downs  

Slick Tony electrifies and wins the Open Pace at Dover Downs on Thursday night. Tyga Hanover and Numbered Account blasted off the wings at the start of the race.  Numbered Account and harness racing driver Tim Tetrick were committed to the front  They were parked out and reached the quarter in a wicked 26.1. The half was reached in 54.1. The even odds race favorite, JJ Flynn, launched his bid from fifth and accelerated on the rim in pursuit of the pace setter Numbered Account. They reached the three quarters in 1:22 flat. Slick Tony and driver Victor Kirby watched all the action from dead last. At the top of the lane Kirby and Slick Tony circled the pack fanning six wide and exploded with pace in the lane.  Slick Tony got up in the final stride and won by a nose in 1:50.3.   Slick Tony (No Spin Zone) is owned and trained by George Leager.   JJ Flynn, who was claimed for $35,000 in January, raced a courageous mile and finished second for trainer Chuck Crissman Jr.  Art Stafford Jr. drove. Major Pocket A finished with late pace and was third for trainer Chris Scicluna.  Pat Berry was the driver. Dexter Dunn won three races on the betting card.  Corey Callahan injured his back from a weather related fall and hopes to return to action on Saturday night at the Meadowlands. Racing continues on Monday at Dover Downs.  Post Time is 4:30 pm by Alex Kraszewski, for Dover Downs    

Dover, DE - Moment’s of Joy turned misfortune into fortune and found the winner’s circle in capturing the Mares Select Pace at Dover Downs Wednesday. Last week a knee boot slipped and forced her into an equipment break.  This week, it was a perfect journey by harness racing driver Victor Kirby, which proved the difference between victory and defeat. Moments of Joy and Edge of Eternity left alertly and established early race positioning at the quarter pole.  Andrew McCarthy eased Edge Of Eternity back to the front before blistering the opening quarter in 27 flat. The half was reached in  55.4. Anytime N pulled first over past the five eighths, but offered only mild pressure. Edge Of Eternity continued on the lead.and reached the three quarters in 1:23.2 Moments of Joy continued to stalk the leader from pocket position. In the stretch, Victor Kirby was able to maneuver into the passing lane and edged out Edge of Eternity for the victory. Moments of Joy won by a nose in 1:51.2 as the lukewarm 9/5 race favorite.   Moments Of Joy (Western Terror) is owned and trained by Bryan Truitt.   Edge Of Eternity finished a hard fought second for trainer Chuck Crissman Jr. Andrew McCarthy drove for Corey Callahan, who injured his back earlier in the week.  Anytime N finished third for trainer Josh Green and driver Dexter Dunn. On Thursday night, Dover Downs will offer a $10,000 guaranteed Pick 5 wager with a fifty cent minimum.  The takeout is 15%.  The wager will begin on the 9th race of the betting card.  Post Time is 4:30 at Dover Downs. by Alex Kraszewski, for Dover Downs  

Dover DE - The field for the $325,000 Progress Pace at Dover Downs has been drawn.  The race features three year old colt and gelding pacers.  The race is scheduled as the 12th of 15 races off the evening. No Lou Zing and  Cattlewash, who finished first and second in the elimination race, drew post seven and post eight respectively. Trainer Nancy Takter sends out two entries in Fortify and No Lou Zin, who was supplemented to the race. Trainer Tony Alagna sends out Captain’s Barbossa and Kirk.    Also scheduled on the pre Thanksgiving card will be two, $100,000 DSBF Finals and two $15,000 DSBF Consolations. Dover Downs Post Time is 4:30 pm The field is as follows:          Horse                                                Trainer Captain Barbossa                              T. Alagna Manticore                                           Br. Saunders Captain Kirk                                       T. Alagna Fortify                                                 N. Takter Catch The Fire                                   J. Ackley Tattoo Artist                                        I. Moore No Lou Zing                                       N.Takter Cattlewash                                         R.Burke by Alex Kraszewski, for Dover Downs  

Dover, DE - Itsrockandroll A powered past Goldberg to win the $22,000 Blue Hen/Open at Dover Downs on Thursday night. Goldberg, who was assigned the outside post left alertly along with Robbie Burns N.  They paced to the quarter in 26. Goldberg then led the field to the half in 56.2. Shadow Cat and Dexter Dunn moved to the outside and were in attack mode racing first up.  Itsrockandroll A shadowed cover second over on the rim. Goldberg continued on the lead to the three quarters in 1:23.2.  Shadow Cat started to weaken and Itsrockandroll A fanned three wide into the stretch. Itsrockandroll A powered past Goldberg in the deep stretch and won by a neck in 1:51.1 as the nine to five race favorite.   Itsrockandroll A( A Rocknroll Dance)  is owned by Mike Casalino Jr and trainer Dylan Davis. Corey Callahan was the driver. Goldberg fought hard but finished second for driver Montrell Teague and trainer Brenda Teague. Robbie Burns A, who raced in the pocket, was third for trainer Joshua Parker.  Andrew McCarthy was the driver. by Alex Kraszewski, for Dover Downs  

Dover, DE - No Lou Zing wins the Progress Pace elimination at Dover Downs on Wednesday night. Cattlewash and No Lou Zing left alertly at the start of the race and established early race position. Once Cattlewash cleared the lead,  Dexter Dunn boldly pulled the pocket with No Lou Zing and wrestled the lead away from Cattlewash. The quarter was reached in 26.4.  No Lou Zing continued on the lead and reached the half in 55.2.   Tattoo Artist, who had supplemented to the Progress Pace, pulled first over.  Fortify shadowed second over for race position on the outside.  The three quarter time was reached in 1:22.1, a 26.4 quarter.   Tattoo Artist began to weaken on the rim, past the three quarter pole.  Cattlewash and David Miller, who enjoyed the pocket journey throughout the mile, revved up his charge along the rail but could not gun down a very game No Lou Zing. No Lou Zing (Sweet Lou) won by a half length in 1:49.1 and was sent off at odds of eight to five.  The owners are 3 Brothers Stable, Rojan Stables and Caviart Farms and he is trained by Nancy Takter.   Cattlewash, the race favorite at four to five, finished second for driver David Miller and trainer Ron Burke. Finishing third was Catch the Fire, who forced the early pace, was driven cleverly by Mike Wilder.  John Ackley was the trainer. The top eight race finishers who are headed to the final are: No Lou Zing, Cattlewash, Catch The Fire, Fortify, Captain Kirk, Captain Barbossa, Manticore, and Tattoo Artist. The Progress Pace Final, worth an estimated $325,000, is scheduled for Wednesday November 25.  Dover Downs post time is 4:30 pm. by Alex Kraszewski, for Dover Downs    

Dover, DE - The $163.050 Matron Stakes for 3-year-old harness racing trotting fillies at Dover Downs Thursday was won by Sorella.   Hypnotic AM was a late scratch and race favorite Ramona Hill made a break leaving. Her misfortune changed the entire complexion of the race.   Ab’sattitudexpress and Sorella both left aggressively. Gingras waited, parked out, then sent Sorella to the top. They cut fractions of 26.3, 56.1 and 1:25. Crucial offered only mild pressure parked 1st up down the backstretch to the ¾ pole. Sorella went on and won by one and one half lengths as the second choice in the wagering. The winning time was 1:53.1. The last quarter was trotted in 28.1.       In the winner’s circle, when asked about Ramona Hill’s misfortune Gingras replied “I did not know she (Ramona Hill) broke. All I wanted was the lead. My filly races well on the lead”.   Guinevere Hall closed to be second for driver Dexter Dunn and trainer Melanie Wrenn. Ab’sattitudexpress, finished 3rd, from in the pocket. Tim Tetrick drove for trainer Lucas Wallin.   Sorella (Muscle Hill) is owned by Crawford Farms, Elmer and Brent Fanin and is trained by Nancy Takter.   In the $162,350 Matron for 3-year-old colts and geldings, a track record was established as Dexter Dunn put Amigo Volo on the point and down the road.   Dunn parked out Joe Bongiorno and Play Trix On Me the entire mile. The race fractions were 26.3, 54.4 and 1:23 with a final clocking of 1:50.2. Amigo Volo became the fastest male trotter and is tied with Mission Bried (2015) as the two all-age trotting track record holders at Dover Downs.        In the winner’s circle Dexter Dunn remarked “ I didn’t even have to pull his ear plugs out. She had plenty left. Nifty (Norman) has done a tremendous job of keeping her fit all season long”.   Amigo Volo won in a romp by six and a half lengths, and was sent off as the three to five race favorite. Amigo Volo ( Father Patrick) is owned by the Pinske Stables and David J. Miller.   Back Of The Neck trotted a rugged first over trip and finished 2nd for driver and trainer Ake Svandsedt. Coventry Hall was third with Andrew McCarthy in the bike for trainer Ake Svanstedt..   Alex Kraszewski, for Dover Downs

Dover, DE — The Matron Stakes for 3-year-old harness racing trotters and pacers are in the spotlight Thursday (Nov. 12) at Dover Downs  There will be $659,450 in purses for the four divisions. Ramona Hill, who beat the boys in capturing the Hambletonian this year, returns to the racing wars and takes on Hypnotic AM and Sorella in the 3-year-old filly trot. Ab’sattitudexpress, who upset Ramona Hill in a Bluegrass division, is also declared in to race. The purse is $163,050 and is scheduled for the fourth race. The sixth race is for 3-year-old colt and gelding trotters and will offer a purse of $162,350. Amigo Volo, who won the Breeders Crown, is the race favorite. Back Of The Neck, who upset Amigo Volo in a Bluegrass division at Lexington and Play Trix On Me are the main competitors. The 10th race Matron is for 3-year-old pacing fillies. The purse is $154,450. Party Girl Hill and Lyons Sentinel will renew their rivalry. The final Matron of the night is for 3-year-old colt and gelding pacers. The purse is $179,600 and will be the 12th race. Cattlewash, fastest in the race with a 1:46.4 clocking for trainer Ron Burke, takes on Tony Alagna’s trio of Captain Barbossa, the Little Brown Jug winner, Capt Midnight and Captain Kirk. For the complete entries for the races, click here. Post time is 4:30 p.m. by Al  Kraszewski, for Dover Downs

Dover, DE - Four Matron Stake races were held at Dover Downs on Thursday November, 5 In the $170,700 Matron for two year old pacing fillies, Continualou (Sweet Lou) broke the Dover Downs track record for two year old pacing fillies. At the start of the race, both Paulas Bet Hanover and Darby Hanover left aggressively.  Yannick Gingras won the early battle and sizzled the opening quarter in 26.4.  David Miller and Continualou, who tucked in fifth earlier, rushed to the lead before the half in 55.3.  The pair continued to pace to the three quarter in 1:23,  a 27.2 quarter.  Yannick Gingras pulled the pocket and rustled  Paulas Bet Hanover.  However, Continualou still possessed another gear and won in 1:50.2, breaking the Dover track record for two year old filly pacers.    When Dave Miller was asked if he was concerned with Gingras pulling the pocket on him, His response was “No I wasn’t concerned at all she was strong”. Continualou was sent off as the three to five favorite and is owned by Burke Racing Stable and Weaver Bruscemi.  Ron Burke is her trainer. Paulas Bet Hanover held second for driver Yannick Gingras and trainer Ron Burke. Finishing third was Darby Hanover and driver Andy Miller for trainer Ron Burke. The opening leg of the Matron was for two year old colt and gelding trotters. The purse was $167, 200 Due to the unfortunate scratch of Magical Muscle Man, there were only four starters in the race. Yannick Gingras took advantage of the shortened field and hustled Type A to the top.  Incommunicado and driver Scott Zeron accepted the pocket.  The fractions were of 28.2 58.2 127. Gingras’s strategy proved the winning move and won the race in 1:55 flat. The last half was trotted in 56.2.  The last quarter was trotted 28 seconds flat. Type A (Southwind Frank) is owned by Nancy and Cristina Takter, as well as Frank Canzone. And paid $4.20 to win. Finishing second, off the pocket trip was Incommunicado driven by Scott Zeron for trainer Ake Svanstedt. Ethan T Hanover was third for driver Tim Tetrick and trainer Per Engblom. The second Matron on the card was worth $189,800 for two year old filly trotters. Driver Ake Svanstedt duplicated the strategy from the earlier Matron by sending  IIluminata to the front.  David Miller with Frankly My Dear, found a seat in second. Illuminata set fractions of 27.2 57.3 126.1 and a winning time of 154.4. Miller saved all the ground staying on the rail, but could not reach the leader. Illuminata (Chapter Seven)  owned by Knutsson Trotting Inc. and Little E LLC.  She is trained and driven by Ake Svanstedt and returned an illuminating $47.2 to win. Frankly My Dear finished 2nd. For driver David Miller and trainer Ron Burke. Pub Crawl finished third for driver Andy Miller for trainer Julie Miller. The final Matron was the $193,000 Matron Stake for two year colt and gelding pacers. Southwind Gendry, the heavy favorite, lived up to his billing. Bayfield Beach and Andrew McCarthy posted fractions of 26.1 54.2 121.4 Southwind Gendry left and settled in fourth, then grinded first over. The Always B Miki colt eventually powered to the lead after pacing a 27.2 third quarter in the deep stretch and won by a decisive one and a half lengths. In the winners circle Yannick Gingras noted “ she was tweaking her ears and had plenty left” in amazement. Southwind Gendry is owned by Burke, J & T Silva-Purnell & Libby, Weaver Bruscemi, Wingfield Five.  Yannick Gingras drove for trainer Ron Burke. Southwind Petyr shadowed second over and finished second for driver Dexter Dunn and trainer Mark Harder. Bayfield Beach, the pace setter, finished third for driver Andrew McCarthy and trainer Brian Brown. Goldberg wins the Blue Hen Open   In a race that showed tremendous early speed,  Goldberg was able to leave alertly and find a seat behind perennial speedster, Proper One. Slick Tony dared to leave from post 8 and paid the price.  He was parked the entire mile.  Proper One set fractions of 26.1 54.32 123. Q’s Cruise edged off the rail by driver Tim Tetrick and paced 1st over nearing the three quarter station.  Montrell Teague waited patiently, utilizing  the passing lane to his advantage, and won by one and a quarter lengths in 1:51 flat. Goldberg (Mr. Wiggles) is owned by Montrell’s  Mst Racing Inc. and trained by Brenda Teague.  Goldberg was the race favorite and returned $6.40. Robbie Burns and driver Andrew McCarthy finished second.  There was a dead heat for third between Calvin K and trainer Driver Art Stafford Jr. and pace setter Proper On and driver Yannick Gingras for   trainer Carlo Poliseno. Dover Downs post time is 4:30 pm.  Dover Downs races Monday thru Thursday.    

Dover, DE - Artrageous benefitted from a letter prefect harness racing drive by Art Stafford Jr. and upset the field, at odds of 58-1 at Dover Downs on Wednesday night. My Last Bet and driver Montrell Teague were able to carve out the race fractions of 27.4 56.4 1:24 uncontested. Valuable Art pulled 1st over but could not reach the leader.  Artful Dancer was second over,  but could not gain any ground. At the top of the stretch Art Stafford Jr. pulled the pocket and won by one and three quarter length for his brother trainer Andrew Stafford.   The winning time was 1:52.1.  The last half mile was paced in 55.2 and a last quarter in 28.1 Artrageous (Art Major) is owned by Benson, Johannsen, Stafford and Case and paid $118.60 to win and $39.40 to place The race favorite, Soho Burning Love A, was a victim of poor race positioning but was charging home when clearance was found. Tim Tetrick drove Soho Burning Love A for trainer Jim King Jr. Moments of Joy finished third and was driven by Victor Kirby for trainer Bryan Truitt. Tim Tetrick won 5 races on the card.    by Alex Kraszewski, for Dover Downs  

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