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HARRINGTON, DE - Don and David Wiest's Rhett ($3.20, Tony Morgan) was the fastest of four $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) divisions for 2-year-old harness racing trotters Wednesday at Harrington Raceway. Rhett's win came in 2:01.3 via disqualification as Big Al M hit the wire first but was placed second for violation of the euro-rail rule. Big Al M was the leader throughout while Rhett sat in the pocket. Someofmygoodtime finished third. A son of Keystone Activator, Rhett notched his first career win for trainer Don Wiest.   The first filly division went to Jazzy Judy ($3.40, Victor Kirby) in a battle of attrition as only 2 of the 6 horses stayed on gait. Jazzy Judy mowed down leader Reality late for a 2:06.2 win. Amy Wil was third. It was the first career start for the daughter of Political Briefing, owned by Thestable Jazzy Judy Grp. and trained by Jim King Jr. The second male division saw Jim Morand and Nanticoke Racing's Roll Juan ($14.60, Morand) hold off a hard charging Blue Devil for a 2:03.2 win. Trained by Les Givens, the Rolls Blue Chip colt prevailed in his 2nd career start. Bluestone Jackson was third. Favorite and previously unbeaten Malachi's Test broke stride near the quarter mile mark. Ed Kimmel, Don Wiest and David Wiest Stables' Azurine ($3.40, Morgan) was a wire-to-wire winner in the final division on the card for fillies, with a 2:06.1 win over Designer's Edge and Annalee third. Trained by Don Wiest, the Anders Bluestone filly was making her 2nd career start. Round two of DSBF action kicks off Monday September 28 for male pacers, with filly pacers on September 29 and all sexes of trotters on September 30. by Matt Sparacino, for Harrington Raceway  

HARRINGTON, DE - Three $20,000 divisions of 2-year-old harness racing pacing fillies competed in the opening leg of Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) stakes action at Harrington Raceway Tuesday. Eli Beiler, Clint Crellin and Elam Esh's Cinder's Baby ($28.60, Art Stafford Jr.) was an upset winner in the first division in 1:59. The Rockabillie filly left alertly from post seven to take the lead and was a 2 length winner over Tobago Tie and Seboomook Beauty. Trained by her driver, it was the first career start for Cinder Baby, and one of 3 wins on the card for Stafford.   Jo Ann Looney-King's Stealing Bases ($2.80, Victor Kirby) was a dominant 1:57.4 winner in the second division over Rowdy One and Uptown Lover. The Roddy's Bags Again filly pressured leader Rowdy One near three-quarters before taking over and drawing clear of the field. It was the second career win for the Jim King Jr.-trainee, who had a double. The final division went to Charles Cochran III, Richard Lombardo and Josh Green's Littlebagoftricks ($4, Russell Foster) scored a dominant 5-length win in 2:00 over Hey Hey Dbay and Rock's Rose. The Roddy's Bags Again filly controlled the tempo throughout and was full of pace to the wire in her first career start for co-owner/trainer Green. Peter Paul Venturini's She's Pukka N ($3.80, Tony Morgan) won the $13,500 overnight feature in 1:52. The 5-year-old Betterthancheddar mare set sizzling fractions in her wire-to-wire victory. Kirby and Allan Davis each had a driving double. by Matt Sparacino, for Harrington Raceway    

HARRINGTON, DE - Leonard Hubbard's Z's Dream ($7.80, Art Stafford Jr.) and Jo Ann Looney-King's Syndegaard ($7, Victor Kirby) each won their respective $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 1st leg elimination for 2-year-old male harness racing pacers Monday at Harrington Raceway. Z's Dream, a son of Dream Away, assumed command from early leader Marvelous Winner near the three-quarters and never looked back in a decisive one length win over Subban and Marvelous Winner. Favorite Squeak On By miscued behind the gate before the start and finished last. Z's Dream, trained by Andrew Stafford, earned his first career win in 1:58.4.   Syndegaard was a front end winner in the second split over Henrico and Justflirtingwithu in 1:59. Trained by Jim King Jr., the Roddy's Bags Again gelding also picked up his first career win.   The top point earners from the two rounds of eliminations will compete in $100,000 final events on October 7. Pacing fillies will get underway in 3 divisions on the Tuesday September 21 program. Driver Pat Berry won 3 races in succession, piloting Stark Hanover ($17), Power of Tell ($6.40) and Jack's Legend N ($2.80) to victory. Victor Kirby, Montrell Teague, and Tony Morgan each had driving doubles. by Matt Sparacino, for Harrington Raceway    

HARRINGTON, DE - A total of nine $20,000 divisions for 2-year-olds will kick off the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 1st leg of stakes this week (September 21-23) at Harrington Raceway. The pacing colts and geldings are in action Monday, pacing fillies Tuesday and both sexes of trotters on Wednesday. It appears to be fairly wide open in the lightly raced group as only 4 pacers of either sex have won a race thus far. On the male pacing side, only Mst Racing's Can't Get Right (6/1, Ross Wolfenden) has a win. Meanwhile, among pacing fillies (3 divisions), Frank Chick and David Hamm's Tobago Time (7/5, Jon Roberts), Jo Ann Looney-King's Stealing Bases (7/5, Victor Kirby), Henry Faragalli III, Nanticoke Racing, Bonucelli Racing and Doane Racing's Rowdy One (5/2, Corey Callahan) and George Teague and Mst Racing's Adrianna (7/5, Montrell Teague) each have wins. There are 14 first-time starters among the 2-year-old pacers. As for stallion breakdown, Roddy's Bags Again leads the way with 9 offspring followed by Delmarvalous (7) and Southwind Lynx (4) as the most prevalent among the freshmen pacers. As for the trotters on Wednesday, only Malachi's Test (Jack Parker Jr.), who is 2-for-2 lifetime has had his picture taken for trainer Chuck Groce II. The Keystone Activator gelding has looked particularly impressive in limited action. There are 15 first time starters among the 4 divisions of trotters. Anders Bluestone has the most offspring with 9, while He's Spooky (8) and Keystone Activator (3, tie) and CR Commando (3) round out the top 3. Post time is 4:30 p.m. on Monday through Wednesday. by Matt Sparacino, for Harrington Raceway  

HARRINGTON, DE - Rod Allen Inc's Zulu ($5.40, Allen) and Linda Mac Donald's Stella A ($21.20, Ross Wolfenden) won their respective $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) finals for 3-year-old harness racing trotters Wednesday at Harrington Raceway. In the male division, Zulu went off as the 8/5 second choice and took advantage of miscues by fellow contenders Touch Of White, Riddle Me This, Rocky Bomber and Master Of Mine, all of whom broke stride, to prevail in wire-to-wire fashion in 1:59. Trained by his driver/owner Allen, the CR Commando-Cr Penny Lane gelding notched his 6th career win as his lifetime earnings soared over $100,000. Air Time was second and Rocky Bomber recovered from an early break to finish third. Meanwhile in the filly final, Stella A corralled early leader Orabelle near the three-quarters after a powerful first over brush and never relented in a one length score over Happy To Do It and Emmys Mayflower. The Anders Bluestone-Mocha filly notched her 4th career win for trainer Joe Mac Donald. It was one of three wins on the card for Wolfenden. The winning time tied the DSBF stakes mark for 3-year-old fillies set by Callmemza in 2015. Allan Davis, Mike Cole and Art Stafford Jr. had two wins apiece. Joe Columbo and Andrew Stafford each had training doubles. Live racing continues July 13-15 at Harrington before a summer hiatus when the schedule will resume on August 17. by Matt Sparacino, for Harrrington Raceway

HARRINGTON, DE - Legacy Racing of Delaware's Cinder Rock ($2.20, Allan Davis) won the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund Final for 3-year-old harness racing pacing fillies Tuesday at Harrington Raceway in 1:54.4. The Rockabillie-Armbro Cinderella filly held off a game She's Got The Lynx, who sat second much of the mile, to win by a head. Sweet Lil was third. Cinder Rock made a quarter pole move to the front and never looked back in her 8th career win in 10 starts. Trained by Wayne Givens, Cinder Rock was the 2-year-old DSBF champ as well and has banked more than $200,000 in her career. The 3-year-old pacing filly final also honored the memory of driver/trainer Ben Stafford Jr., who passed away in 2016. He was a regular on the Delaware racing circuit who won nearly 700 races as a driver and campaigned several top local horses in the DSBF program like Badlands Jenna and Badlands And Art. Cinder Rock's win gave Davis three driving wins on the card, joining Montrell Teague with a triple. George Teague Jr.'s My Last Bet ($12.60, Montrell Teague) won the $12,000 Mares Open in a lifetime best 1:52.3. The Delmarvalous 4-year-old mare set all the fractions in her narrow win over Dibaba N and Moments of Joy for trainer Clyde Francis. Teague also guided Lena ($19.60) to victory In the $15,000 DSBF consolation for 3-year-old pacing fillies. Owned by William Moffett, Lena scored a 1:59 win over I'm Two Soxy and Emma. Trained by her owner, it was Lena's first career win. by Matt Sparacino, for Harrington Raceway  

HARRINGTON, DE -  Jo Ann Looney King's Apple Valley Art ($2.40, Tim Tetrick) won the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Final for 3-year-old harness racing pacing colts and geldings Monday at Harrington Raceway in 1:55. The Artzina-Shake Away gelding led throughout and held off a fierce late charge from American Nitro for the victory, his third straight for trainer Jim King Jr. Aidan was third. Apple Valley Art has won 3-of-4 career starts and was one of 5 wins on the card for Tetrick, two of which were trained by King Jr. Tetrick won three consecutive races mid-card, including Jo Ann Looney-King's Q's Cruise ($3.40), who was a 1:51.2 winner in the $12,000 Open Pace, the overnight feature. The Yankee Cruiser 6-year-old was a wire-to-wire winner over Slick Tony and Sicily for trainer Jim King Jr.  Tony Morgan won both halves of the daily double with a pair of rail horses in Providential ($3.40) and Cruise Patrol ($2.60). He had three wins total on the program.  Meanwhile, 10-year-old pacer Lucan Hanover ($2.20, Tetrick), notched his 50th career win in 1:53 in a $7,200 conditioned pace for trainer Eric Ell and owner Bill Emmons.  Louis Tomczak's Proper One ($3, Art Stafford Jr.) dominated a $9,000 conditioned pace field with a five-length romp in 1:51.1 for trainer Carlo Poliseno.  In the $15,000 DSBF consolation event for male pacers, Bernard Stingone's White Lands ($15.60, Russell Foster) prevailed in 2:00 for trainer Jason Skinner.  by Matt Sparacino, for Harrington Raceway

HARRINGTON, DE – The apex of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund harness racing season for 3-year-olds will headline the week of racing for July 6-8 at Harrington Raceway with four $100,000 finals. The top Delaware-sired male pacers will battle Monday, female pacers on Tuesday and trotters (both sexes) will compete Wednesday. Jo Ann Looney-King’s Apple Valley Art (3/2, Tim Tetrick) is the clear favorite in the colt and gelding pacing division after sweeping his eliminations in decisive fashion for trainer Jim King Jr. The Artzina-Shake Away gelding drew post four and will pursue his third career win in just four lifetime starts. He suffered an injury that shortened his 2-year-old season but has come back in fine fashion for one of the nation’s top stables, the husband and wife team of Jim and Jo Ann Looney-King who campaigned 2019 Dan Patch Horse of the Year Shartin N and 2-year-old pacing filly of the year Lyons Sentinel. Henry Faragalli III, Nanticoke Racing, Arthur Feeney and Daniel Doane’s American Nitro (5/2, Victor Kirby) is among the rivals who will try to foil the favorite’s bid. Trained by Les Givens, the Badlands Nitro-Jet American gelding easily won his split last week and was the 2-year-old DSBF champ. Tuesday’s filly pacing final will feature Legacy Racing of Delaware’s Cinder Rock (7/5, Allan Davis), who has been the indisputable scourge of the division with more than $150,000 in career earnings for trainer Wayne Givens. Though she was upset by Brenda Teague’s She’s Got The Lynx (7/2, Montrell Teague) in her first leg elimination, Cinder Rock quickly rebounded with a 10 length romp in her 2nd leg split. The Rockabillie-Cinderella filly has won 7 of 9 lifetime starts. Wednesday’s trotting finals appear to be much more unpredictable as all four race favorites were beaten in the 2nd leg. The colt and gelding final, slated 4th on the program, will see three different elimination winners among a highly competitive group. Jane Dunavant’s Riddle Me This (Ross Wolfenden), Breakaway Racing’s Touch Of White (Corey Callahan) and Ben Brooks’ Master Of Mine (Victor Kirby) all had their pictures taken in elimination events. Master Of Mine, a Master Lavec-Dilly Dally Delia gelding, was the only one to sweep his eliminations, both from the rail. Trained by John Wilkerson, Master Of Mine went winless in his 2-year-old season but has stamped himself as a leading contender heading into Wednesday’s final. There’s also a pair of commonly-owned rivals who had ample success as freshmen, Dunavant’s Air Time (Art Stafford Jr.) and Chauffeur (Driver TBA), who were competitive in their respective eliminations. Dunavant has 3 horses in the final, all sired by Dusty Winner and trained by Carlo Poliseno. The filly trotting final pits four different elimination winners to match up among the contentious field. Linda Mac Donald’s Stella A (Ross Wolfenden), Eric Foster’s Emmys Mayflower (Russell Foster), Shirley Shand’s Blue Carats (Roger Plante Jr.) and Providence West Inc.’s Alert (Kim Vincent) each were victorious through the course of two elimination legs. Meanwhile, Ed Kimmel and Don Wiest’s Orabelle (Tony Morgan) was the 2-year-old champ and would have an opportune time to achieve her first win of the season. Post time nightly is 4:30 p.m. Spectators are not permitted in the grandstand at present time, however, Murphy’s Race and Sports Book, the on-site simulcast facility is open on the 2nd floor of the grandstand for simulcasting and dining. Sports wagering is currently unavailable. by Matt Sparacino, for Harrington Raceway

HARRINGTON, Del. - Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) action for harness racing 3-year-old male pacers commenced on the Monday Harrington Raceway program with two $20,000 divisions competing in the 1st leg. Apple Valley Art ($2.40, Tim Tetrick), owned by Jo Ann Looney-King, won the first division in 1:55.4. The Artzina gelding seized control with a powerful first over move on the backstretch and opened up on the field to win by 12 lengths. Bookin was second with Iceal third. Trained by Jim King Jr., it was just the second career start for the winner. It was the first of two driving wins for Tetrick on the card. The two pacing heavyweights of the division from last year faced off in the second division, Bebop On The Block, who on the $100,000 final at Dover Downs, and American Nitro who won the final at Harrington. It didn't take long for those two to hook up as 3-to-5 favorite American Nitro assumed command near the quarter mile while 9-to-5 second choice Bebop On The Block waited in second. The outcome from there wasn't as expected however as Bebop On The Block retreated near three-quarters, while Aidan applied pressure to pacesetter American Nitro and Elite Retreat surged down the passing lane in the stretch. In a tight 3-way finish, 21-to-1 Elite Retreat ($44.60, Jeff Fout) edged out his rivals in the photo finish in 1:56, as American Nitro was second and Aidan third. A son of Dream Away, it was the first career win in 12 starts for Elite Retreat, who is trained by his driver. Bret Brittingham joined Tetrick with a driving double. Live racing continues Tuesday with a 4:30 p.m. post time. Matthew Sparacino

HARRINGTON, Del. - The second week of the 2020 Harrington Raceway meet will feature 9 divisions of Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) action for harness racing 3-year-olds as they complete the first of two $20,000 legs. The $100,000 finals will be contested the week of July 6-8. Pacing colts and geldings get underway in two divisions Monday. George Teague Jr. and K&R Racing's All About Lynx (2/1, Montrell Teague) heads the first division. The Southwind Lynx gelding is the only horse in the field who has raced this year, after campaigning in 5 starts this winter and taking a mark of 1:53.3 at Dover Downs. The Clyde Francis-trainee was unraced as a 2-year-old. The second division features Debbie and Brendan Cook's Bebop On The Block (5/2, Tony Morgan) who swept his eliminations and final at Dover last fall for trainer Josh Green. The Gamblers Dream gelding will renew his rivalry with American Nitro (8/5, Victor Kirby) who made $118,160 as a freshman last season for the Les Givens stable. Pacing fillies will go to post in 3 splits Tuesday. Bag Of Jewels (7/5 Kirby) heads the group after a solid season as a freshman for trainer Les Givens and owners Henry Farragalli, Al Feeney, Bay Pond Racing and Bonuccelli Racing. The Roddy's Bags Again filly banked more than $71,000 and won 5 of her 10 races as a 2-year-old. Legacy Racing of Delaware's Cinder Rock (7/5, Allan Davis) is certainly the one to beat after winning 6-of-7 last year and leads the second division for trainer Wayne Givens. The Rockabillie filly, like many of her counterparts has not raced yet this year but is fresh off an adequate qualifying effort in 1:58.3 on June 10. She banked more than $135,000 as a 2-year-old. A six-horse field caps the last division, which appears wide open with first time starter Sweet Lil (5/2, Morgan) - a daughter of Art Director - the morning line favorite for trainer Sheldon Powell and owner George Minner. Trotters will have their turn Wednesday with two divisions apiece for males and females. Jane Dunavant's Chauffeur (Art Stafford Jr.) and Breakaway Racing's Touch Of White (Corey Callahan) both had solid seasons at 2 and will renew their rivalry in the first divisions for colts and geldings. The first filly division will see 2-year-old DSBF champ Orabelle (Morgan) back in action for owners Ed Kimmel and Don Wiest. Trained by Wiest, the Keystone Activator filly banked $111,000 last season. Dunavant's Air Time (Stafford Jr.), a Dusty Winner gelding who made nearly $75,000 last season, will battle familiar foes in the second male division, which includes Rod Allen's Zulu (Allen), who won half his starts as a freshman. Zulu (Cr Commando) is the only horse in the field with a race this year, which was a 2:01 win at Harrington on June 17. The final filly division saw Eric Foster's Emmys Mayflower (Russell Foster) draw post 8 after a terrific season at 2, which was capped with her sweeping the eliminations and final at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m. nightly. Matthew Sparacino                      

Dover, DE   On a mild and sunny afternoon the Delaware Standardbred Breeder Fund (DSBF) for 2-year old trotters ended their stakes season with two $100,000 harness racing finals. The boys were the first race on the wagering card  The winning owner and breeder of the Harrington final, Jane Dunavant of Kenbridge, VA returned with a Dover win only with a different son of Dusty Winner, Air Time, breaking his maiden to stop the clock in 1:58.1 for the leading reinsman and future Hall of Famer, Tim Tetrick. Air Time was one of a 3 colt entry trained by Carlo Poliseno. Touch Of White finished a half-length back in second and Rocky Bomber got the show. The filly final, named for the late “Marv Bachrad” (Dover Publicty Chief and former Hall of Famer and USHWA National President) was won by Emmy’s Mayflower (Anders Bluestone-Stirling Charisma) in a sizzling 1:56.2, making it three in a row and earning a new lifetime mark for breeder,owner,and trainer, Eric Foster. She was driven by his nephew, Russell Foster. Orabelle, the Harrington final winner finished second followed by Alert for the show. There was one non-wagering $15,000 consolation race that saw Stella A (Anders Bluestone-Mocha) lead all the way in 1:59 for driver, Ross Wolfenden and trainer, Joe MacDonald. She is owned by her breeder, Linda MacDonald. Blue Carats was second followed by the lone gelding, Master Of Mine, in the show spot.                The $100,000 DSBF 2YO Pace finals are tomorrow night along with the $335,000 Hap Hansen Progress Pace. Post Time is 4:30. by Judy Davis-Wilson, for the DSBF

Dover DE -  The second leg of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders’ Fund for two-year-old harness racing trotters saw two divisions of colts and two divisions of fillies on a very mild fall evening. Each dvision race for a purse of $20,000. The first was a four horse non-wagering event which saw All Lies (Political Briefing-Bobbi Jo’ Ex) get up for his maiden win in 1:58.4. He is trained by Syl King,Jr for Bay Pond Racing and driven by Victor Kirby. Rocky Bomber got up for 2nd over Air Time for third. The winner was bred by Winbak Farm. The second division was all Zulu (CR Commando-CR Penny Lane), a repeat winner from last week in a new lifetime record of 1:58 for breeder,owner,trainer, and driver Rod Allen. Touch Of White was second followed by Chauffeur in third. The first half of the Daily Double went to first time winner, Alert (Xactly Hanover-Mitsou Hanover) in 2:00.2 for trainer and driver, Kim Vincent. Alert is owned by Bart Cavanaugh’s Providence West,Inc of Media, Pa. The breeder is Andy Markano. Happy To Do It finished a close second over last week’s winner, Playoff Season. The second half of the Daily Double went to repeat winner, Emmy’s Mayflower (Anders Bluestone-Stirling Charisma) in a new lifetime mark of 1:57.2 for breeder,owner, and trainer, Eric Foster and driven by his nephew, Russell Foster. Orabelle, the Harrington final winner was second and Wolfcat was placed 3rd. Top 8 point getters of each sex will race in a $100K final on Tuesday, November 26th. There is a combined $15,000 consolation for colts and fillies. The DSBF continues tomorrow night with the 2 year old filly pacers in both halves of the Daily Double. Regular Post Time is 4:30 pm. by Judy Davis-Wilson, for the DSBF

Dover, DE  - Two $20,000 divisions of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 2-year old harness racing pacing fillies went to post as the sun dropped behind the NASCAR stands and the mercury dropped. The first division was a non-wagering event before the regular card and it was all Bag Of Jewels (Roddy’s Bags Again-Artist Jewels) in rein to Victory Kirby in 1:57.4. She is owned by Henry Faragalli,III, Art Feeney, Bonuccelli Racing, and Bay Pond Racing. Trained by Les Givens and bred by Winbak Farm. She’s Got The Lynx got up for second and Sprinkles On Top was third. The second division was the first half of the Daily Double on the wagering card. Cinder Block (Rockabillie-Cinderella), the final winner at Harrington eased to the front past the quarter and pulled away in the stretch to win by 5 and one-quarter lengths in 1:57.2 for reinsman Allan Davis and trainer Wayne Givens. She is owned by Legacy Racing of DE, Inc. and the breeder is Elam Esh. Emma got the place and Spin Sumthin was 3rd. The second leg of the Dover series starts Monday the 18th with the 2-year old pacing colts. by Judy Davis-Wilson, for the DSBF

Dover, DE  With plunging temps headed to way below freezing four harness racing divisions of 2-year old trotters went to Post headed by three early non-wagering races with the second division of fillies leading off the Daily Double on the regular wagering card. Each division raced for $20,000. Led to the half by Rocky Bomber and Jack Parker, Jr.,  Zulu (CR Commando-CR Penny Lane) swept by up the backside and prevailed in a new lifetime mark of 2:02.1 for breeder,trainer,and driver Rod Allen of Ocala, FL. The show colt was Riddle Me This. In division two, it was Chauffeur (Dusty Winner-Koala Kosmos) from start to finish in 2:02.4.The Harrington final winner now has earnings over $97K in 8 starts. Bred and owned by Jane Dunavant of Kenbridge, VA and trained by Carlo Poliseno, he was driven by Art Stafford, Jr. His stablemate Air Time got up for the place and brief challenger Touch Of White hung on for the show. The filly divisions were led off by Playoff Season (CR Commando-Postseason) breaking her maiden in 2:04 for driver Vic Kirby and trainer Syl King,Jr. She is owned by Steve Mullen of New Holland, PA and bred by Winbak Farm. Second was Katies Blu Diamond and third was Wolfcat. The second filly division was won by 21-1 upset, Emmy’s Mayflower(Anders Bluestone-Mocha) in a lifetime record of 2:00.2 over previously undefeated Orabelle. Emmy’s Mayflower is owned by breeder and trainer, Eric Foster of Ridgely, MD and driven by his nephew, Russell Foster. Show filly was Alert. DSBF2-year old pacing fillies race in early non-wagering races on Wednesday,November 13th. by Judy Davis-Wilson, for the DSBF               

Dover DE     On a mild Veterans’ Day evening the Delaware Standardbred Breeders’ Fund 2-year old pacing colts kicked off the first harness racing leg of the Dover Downs Series. Each division raced for a purse of $20,000. Bebop On The Block (Gambler’s Dream-Seboomook Mao) scored for trainer Josh Green, and the driving sensation from “Down Under”, Dexter Dunn in 1:56. Owners are Debbie and Brendan Cook of Hartly and the breeder is Garnet W O’Marrow of Bridgeville. White Lands scored for the place and Aidan for the show. Leonard’s Legacy (Tobago Cays-McLovely) was the second division winner in a swift 1:55.2, a new lifetime mark defeating the Harrington final winner, American Nitro. Undercovershamrock got up for the show. Leonard’s Legacy is owned and bred by Leonard Hubbard of Cambridge, MD and trained by Nick Callahan. Driven by the “Captain” Corey Callahan. The DSBF continues tomorrow night with the 2 year old trotters in 3 early non-wagering races and the first half of the Daily Double. Regular Post Time is 4:30 pm. by Judy Wilson, for the DSBF  

HARRINGTON, Del. - The top Delaware sired 2-year-olds were showcased Wednesday at Harrington Raceway in four $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) harness racing finals. American Nitro ($3.40, Victor Kirby) was the first winner of the night in DSBF action as the freshman gelding pacer was an impressive 1:55 winner from post eight over Aidan and White Lands. Trained by Les Givens, it was the third straight win for the son of Badlands Nitro who successfully cleared early leader Leonard's Legacy, who had been pressured heavily, near the three-quarters and never relented in his open length victory. The filly trotting final was next as Ed Kimmel and Don Wiest's Orabelle ($2.20, Tony Morgan) was an easy 2:00.1 winner over Alert and Stella A. The Keystone Activator filly led in wire-to-wire fashion and remained unbeaten in three career starts for trainer Wiest. Jane Dunavant's Chauffeur ($8.20, Art Stafford Jr.) was a 2:01 winner in the colt and gelding trotting final over Master Of Mine and Zulu. The Dusty Winner gelding led most of the way for trainer Carlo Poliseno to notch his first career win impressively, after finishing second in both of his elimination races. The filly pacing final saw Legacy Racing of Delaware's Cinder Rock ($6.20, Allan Davis) score a 1:55.4 victory over race favorite Bag Of Jewels and Spin Sumthin. Trained by Wayne Givens, the Rockabillie filly set all the fractions and rebuffed a game first over challenge from Bag Of Jewels to score her second lifetime win. In the overnight feature, the $20,000 Open Trot, In Secret ($2.40, Corey Callahan) was an easy winner in 1:55 over Murmur Hanover and Royal Becca J. Owned by Mike Hall, CTC Stable, LA Express Stable and T Williams, it was the 9th win of the year for the 7-year-old Deweycheatumnhowe gelding, who is trained by co-owner Hall. Also on the under card were three $15,000 DSBF consolation events, the trot was won by Emmys Mayflower ($2.80, Russell Foster), while the filly pacing consolation went to Bashful Smile ($12.80, Ross Wolfenden). The male pacing consolation was won by Walk That Away ($3.40, Morgan). Ross Wolfenden, Allan Davis and Tony Morgan each had three wins. by Matt Sparacino, for Harrington Raceway  

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