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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. --- 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

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

DOVER, Del. --- The Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) got off to a fast start when Slick Tom and Evolution Tour scored impressive harness racing victories in $20,000 1st leg action. Russ Foster and Tim Tetrick notched three wins each art Dover Downs on Monday, Nov. 13. Foster, a third generation horseman following in the footsteps of his father, Arty Foster, Jr., took Slick Tony right to the front and said goodbye to his challengers in 1:54.1 giving breeder-owner George League has seventh win in nine starts with two seconds. The No Spin Zone-Queen Kathy colt has banked $91,797 including a win recently taking the $100,000 Harrington DSBF Final. Transitioning Joy (Montrell Teague) was second with Sea Bags (Tony Morgan) third. Evolution Tour was just as impressive scoring a 1:53.3 win in the second $20,000 DSBF prelim. A son of Roddy's Bags Again- Rare Filly, it was his third win along with three seconds in six lifetime starts. Tim Tetrick guided the win for trainer Jim King and owner JoAnn Looney King. He now has won $56,550 in purses. America First (Jeff Fout) was second in front of Mingo (Teague). Tuesday is DSBF Two-Year-Old filly pace day. Wednesday features the Delaware-bred filly trotters. After two legs, the top eight DSBF point getters 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. In the $11,000 feature on the overnight card, Tetrick and Little Ben, also trained by Jim King for owners JoAnn King and Janet Hudson, roared to a 1:50.3 score winning by 4-lengths.Imkeepingthisguy (Ross Wolfenden) was runner-up. See You Tuesday (Jonathan Roberts) was the show finisher. Russ Foster and Tim Tetrick had three baggers. Vic Kirby, trainer Jim King AND owner Jo Ann Looney King had two wins each. Next Thursday, all four Matron three-year-old division, head the Nov. 16 program. 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. Dover Downs Race and Sports Book features daily racing from major harness and thoroughbred tracks and three-picks NFL football from Noon until 12 Midnight. There is no charge for parking or admission at Dover Downs. Reservations are suggested for the Winner's Circle Restaurant, call 302-764-4600. Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del. --- The Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) spotlights harness racing two-year-old filly pacers on Tuesday, Nov. 14 with two $20,000 first leg preliminaries at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m. In the first division, 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. Brendan Cook's Studio Session teamed with Jason Thompson raced well in the Harrington prelims. Gracefullyforgiven has been awesome in all of her DSBF previous events and was an easy winner of the $100,000 final on the half-mile track. Art Stafford Jr is again in-the-bike for owner-breeders Jeff and David Clark. Darrell and Leah Lewis' Pedal Power won both her previous prelims before finishing third in the final will be driven by Tim Tetrick. Another Team Teague contender is Ibetyoucanwiggle, who finished second in the Harrington DSBF Final. After two legs, the top eight DSBF point getters 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 three-year-olds. On the Tuesday regular card, NF Happenstance, a hard-hitting quality trotter in her youth has returned to the races for trainer-driver Jack Parker Jr. Jim Moore picked her out of William Weaver dispersal sale when she was in-foal. After she dropped her foal, a Sebastian K filly, she was such good physical condition the now at age 7, she is back racing. After a win last week, she takes on I Like My Boss (Allan Davis) a winner of two of his last three who starts from post 1. The $13,000 Winners-Over trot also finds Bill Moffett's Gillie The Kid (Stafford Jr.), Sunset Mike (Tony Morgan) racing for Lou Catana and trainer Vince Bradley, Indiana-bred Bluebird Rambo (Callahan) and Frank Chick's veteran Awsome Valley (Eddie Davis Jr.) 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...The Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) begins its Dover Downs freshman stakes with two harness racing $20,000 division preliminaries on Monday, Nov. 13 at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m. Both colt and gelding divisions begin the action. In the first race, Owner-breeder George Leager's Slick Tony drew the rail putting a six-win in eight races with two seconds record on the line. Russ Foster drives the colt in his first start since winning the $100,000 DSBF Final at Harrington Raceway. The George Teague Stable starts a homebred owned by George and his wife Joy Teague. Montrell Teague drives the Clyde Francis-trained winner of three of five races from post 6. Not to be overlooked is JoAnn Looney King's Burn Brighter with Tim Tetrick after a 1:56.3 win last start, and Bay Pond Racing's Own It with Allan Davis. In the second $20,000 division, the Mrs. King and Tetrick combination is the program favorite boasting two wins and three seconds in five races. The opposition is led by Team Teague's Mingo (Teague) and Bay Pond Racing's America First (Jeff Fout). Little Ben (Tetrick) racing for Janet Hudson and JoAnn Looney King is program favorite in the $11,000 sub-feature pace. Remember Me VK (Allan Davis) is a high speed rival in the nine-horse field. 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. Today is draw day for the lucrative Matron Stakes for three-year-old trotting and pacing fillies and colts. The entry box is open from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. SHARP. To supplement to a Matron sophomore division, a Declaration Fee of $25,000 is due and payable at time of Declaration. 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

HARRINGTON, Del. - Four $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 2-year-old finals, which showcased Delaware's top sired harness racing horses were contested Wednesday at Harrington Raceway on a beautiful fall day. While five horses entered the finals unbeaten, only two remained unblemished when the dust settled on the 13-race program. Jeff and David Clark's Gracefully Forgiven ($2.60, Art Stafford Jr.) won the pacing filly final and remained unbeaten in four starts with a 1:56.3 open length score over Ibetyoucanwiggle and Pedal Power. The Roddy's Bags Again filly set all the fractions and was a decisive victor for her co-owner and trainer Jeff Clark. The filly trotting final went to Serendipity Stable's Star Sapphire ($19, Russell Foster), who was a 2:01.3 winner over Deja Vu Blue and Vandalous. From the first crop of Anders Bluestone, it was the first career win in three starts Star Sapphire, who is trained by Tui Stone. Andrew Glassmeyer's Bosston Cruiser ($2.60, Jon Roberts) was a 2:01 winner in the male trotting final, with a narrow win over Brother Kenny and Sky Marshal. The Glassmeyer-trainee held off a late charge from Brother Kenny to the wire in a photo finish. Bosston Cruiser, a son of Don Boss Vita, remained unbeaten in four starts. Foster piloted another winner when owner/trainer George Leager's Slick Tony ($6.40) was a 1:55 winner in the final for male pacing colts. The No Spin Zone colt sustained a giant first over move and held off a hard charge by Evolution Tour to the wire. Transitioning Joy was the pacesetter and finished third. There were two $20,000 DSBF consolation events, both won by Clyde Francis-trainees for owner George Teague Jr. and son, driver Montrell Teague. Nozy Neighbor ($6) won the pacing filly consolation in 1:59.3., while Mingo ($3) prevailed in the colts and geldings consolation in 1:57.2. Celebrity Pegasus ($4, Art Stafford Jr.) won the overnight feature, a $15,000 Open Trot in 1:56.1 for owners Ken Wood, Bill Ditmar, Steve Iaquinta and Minisink Farms. "Pegasus" is trained by Eric Ell. Matthew Sparacino

HARRINGTON, Del. - Four $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund finals for harness racing 2-year-old pacers and trotters will headline a rich Wednesday October 4 program at Harrington Raceway featuring approximately $500,000 in total purses. Five 2-year-olds go into the final events unbeaten including Jeff and David Clark's Gracefully Forgiven (9/5, Art Stafford Jr.) in the filly pacing final, slated second on the 13-race program and is the second leg of the early pick four. The Roddy's Bags Again filly is 3-for-3 in her career for co-owner/trainer Jeff Clark who will start from post two and have her first showdown with Darrell and Leah Lewis' Pedal Power (7/2, Tim Tetrick) won swept her eliminations. A pair of unbeaten trotting fillies will clash in their final, race four, as Chambers Racing, Cinbrew Ent., and Bcjm Inc.'s Vandalous (pp 2, 2/1, Tetrick) and Howard Taylor, Thomas Lazzaro, Mike Casalino and Dylan Davis' Deja vu Blue (pp 6, 7/5, Ross Wolfenden) are primed for their first matchup after each won both of their respective elimination events. Vandalous, conditioned by Nick Callahan, is a daughter of JM Vangogh while Deja  vu Blue, trained by co-owner Davis, is from the first crop of Anders Bluestone. The eighth race is the male trotting final, which has a likely short-priced favorite in unbeaten Bosston Cruiser (7/5, Jon Roberts) for owner/traner Andrew Glassmeyer. The Don Boss Vita gelding is 3-for-3 in his career and drew post three. The 10th race is the first leg of the late pick four will culminate the finals as undefeated colt Transitioning Joy (7/5, Montrell Teague) drew post four for owners Joy and George Teague in the male pacing final. The Barber Pole colt has won his previous three races for trainer Clyde Francis. There is also a pair of $20,000 consolation events on the program. Post time is 5 p.m. Matthew Sparacino

HARRINGTON, Del. - Four $20,000 divisions for the second leg of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) for harness racing 2-year-old trotters went post ward Wednesday at Harrington Raceway. On a night where there were many short fields due to 14 scratches on the program, Bobby Myers' Brother Kenny ($6, Jon Roberts) prevailed in the first DSBF division for colts and geldings with a 2:03.2 win over Super Fly. The Anders Bluestone gelding was second in his elimination last week. Deja Vu Blue ($2.20, Ross Wolfenden) completed a sweep of his eliminations, with a 2:02.2 win in his split for colts and geldings over Uptown Spunk and Star Sapphire. Recently acquired for trainer/co-owner Dylan Davis and partners Howard Taylor, Tom Lazzaro and Mike Casalino Jr., the Anders Bluestone colt is 2-for-2 lifetime. Chambers Racing, Cinbrew Ent Llc,and Bjcm Inc.'s Vandalous ($4, Russ Foster) was a 2:05.4 winner in the final DSBF filly division over Whoa Winna Now and Ms Smash. The daughter of JM Vangogh won both of her eliminations for trainer Nick Callahan. Andrew Glassmyer's Bosston Cruiser ($2.10, Roberts) remained unbeaten in the remaining division for male trotters with a blowout win in 2:04 over Sky Marshal and Camp Rehoboth. The Don Boss Vita gelding is 3-for-3 in his young career for his owner/trainer. In the $15,000 Open Trot, Mike Casalino and Davis' Theresademoninme ($3.60, Roberts) was a 1:55.4 winner over Awsome Valley and Royal Becca J. Roberts and Wolfenden each had four wins on the program. All four $100,000 DSBF final events will be contested on Wednesday October 4. Matthew Sparacino

HARRINGTON, Del. - Jeff and David Clark's Gracefully Forgiven ($2.20, Art Stafford Jr.) remained unbeaten in three starts with a 1:57.2 win in one of three Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) $20,000 eliminations for harness racing 2-year-old pacing fillies at Harrington Raceway Tuesday. The Roddy's Bags Again filly was a dominant front end winner over Lydia and Studio Session and gave Stafford Jr. his third of five wins on the program. Kdk Standardbreds' Cheyenne Zone ($2.20, Victor Kirby) prevailed in the first division in 1:58.4 over Whistlers Seelster and Nozy Neighbor. The No Spin Zone filly notched her second career win for trainer Kevin Switzer. The final division went to Darrell and Leah Lewis' Pedal Power ($2.20, Stafford Jr.), who was a 1:58 winner over Diabolical Spin and Ibetyoucanwiggle. Terror At Night ($5.40, Allan Davis) won the $15,000 Mares Open for owners Nanticoke Racing, Ed Maas and Arlene Paisley in 1:53.3. The winner was trained by Les Givens. The second round of action for 2-year-old DSBF trotters gets underway on the Wednesday September 27 program at Harrington. The $100,000 DSBF final events will be contested on October 4. Matthew Sparacino  

HARRINGTON, Del. - Slick Tony and Transitioning Joy were prevailing favorites in the second round of $20,000 divisions in Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund stakes action for harness racing 2-year-old pacing colts and geldings Monday at Harrington Raceway. George Leager's Slick Tony($2.10, Russell Foster) was a 1:54.3 winner in the first division over America First and Burn Brighter. The No Spin Zone colt recorded a new lifetime best in his fifth career win for owner/trainer Leager. Joy and George Teague's Transitioning Joy ($2.40, Montrell Teague) completed a sweep of his eliminations with a 1:54.3 blowout win over Evolution Tour and Fulla Nitro. It was the third straight win in as many starts for the unbeaten Barber Pole colt and trainer Clyde Francis. The $100,000 final DSBF events for 2-year-old pacers and trotters will be contested on October 4. In the $17,500 Open Pace, the overnight feature on the 12-race program, Bruce Kennedy and Tri County Stable's Wakizashi Hanover ($3.40, Tim Tetrick) was a 1:51.1 winner over Soto and Major Uptrend for trainer Jim King Jr. Matthew Sparacino

HARRINGTON, Del. - The opening round of Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) stakes action for harness racing 2-year-old trotters commenced on the Wednesday program at Harrington Raceway with four $20,000 divisions. The first winner came in the filly division when owner/trainer Thomas Leager's Deja Vu Blue ($4.40, Ross Wolfenden) was an impressive first-time starter winner in 2:02.1. The daughter of first crop sire Anders Bluestone, was a wire-to-wire winner over Bigger Than Luv and Uptown Spunk. It was the third win in the first five races on the program for Wolfenden. Owner/trainer Andrew Glassmeyer's Bosston Cruiser ($2.10, Jon Roberts) was a dominant 2:02.1 winner in the first colts and geldings division over Seafood Suzie Blue and King's Crown Lite. The Don Boss Vita gelding improved to 2-for-2 in his young career. In the final filly division, Chambers Racing,Cinbrew Ent., and Bcjm Inc.'s Vandalous ($14.20, Russell Foster) was a 2:04.1 winner over Alpine Chic and Ms Smash. A daughter of Jm Vangogh, Vandalous notched her first career win in her first lifetime start for trainer Nick Callahan. Stephen Moss' Super Fly ($2.40, Victor Kirby) prevailed in the final male division in front-end fashion in 2:01.2 for trainer Leigh Raymer. The Super Punk gelding led throughout and was an open length winner over Brother Kenny and Flywithme. Mike Casalino and Dylan Davis' Theresademoninme ($9.20, Jon Roberts) won the $15,000 Open Trot, the overnight feature on the program, in 1:55 over Awsome Valley and I Like My Boss. Russell Foster had four wins on the program, while Jon Roberts joined Wolfenden with a triple. Matthew Sparacino

HARRINGTON, Del. - Driver Art Stafford Jr. swept the three $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund divisions for harness racing 2-year-old pacing fillies at Harrington Raceway Tuesday. Stafford won six races on the program, following a four win night Monday. Jeff and David Clark's Gracefullyforgiven ($2.80, Stafford Jr.) prevailed in the first DSBF division in 2:00.1. The daughter of Roddy's Bags Again set all the fractions in her decisive win over Cheyenne Zone and Bunker Away. Clark had three wins on the card. William Moffett Inc.'s Lydia ($4, Stafford Jr.) was a 2:01.2 winner narrowly over Lotsa Luck and Time and Motion in the second division. The Dream Away-sired filly notched her first lifetime win for her owner/trainer. Pedal Power ($3.20, Stafford Jr.) won the final division in 2:00.1 for owners Darrell and Leah Lewis. The Roddy's Bags Again filly was a front end victor over Ibetyoucanwiggle and Studio Session. In the $17,500 Mares Open, Louis Catana and Vince Bradley's Matinee Dragon ($12.60, Tyler Davis) was a 1:55 winner. Trained by co-owner Bradley, it was her third win of the season. Matthew Sparacino

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