Thursday’s (January 3) edition of Racing Roundup features results stories from Dover Downs and The Meadows.
Stolen Car, Rusty's All In win feature paces at Dover Downs
Dover, DE --- Following a three-wide move around the final turn Stolen Car wound up in the $35,000 Preferred winner’s circle while Rusty’s All In came on in the lane to win the $30,000 Delaware Special at Dover Downs on Thursday, Jan. 3.
Fotowon photo Stolen Car paced the final quarter in :28 seconds to win the Preferred Pace in 1:51 for driver Ron Pierce.
In the $30,000 Del. Special, Corey Callahan, trainer Mike Hall of the Doug Lewis Stable and owner Claim To Fame LLC combined for a 1:50.4 triumph, the fastest on the card, as Rusty’s All In, also owned by Carter Racing Stable, closed with a rush to lift his lifetime earnings to $410,439. Sunshine Superman was a strong second for Jason Lynch while Ron Pierce steered Mustang Art to a third-place finish.
- Marv Bachrad
Shuffled to last down the backside, Risk Management found racing room wide in the lane and pulled off a 12-1 upset in Thursday’s $20,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows. Risk Management still trailed by 3 lengths when Brett Miller tipped him three wide for the stretch drive. The 5-year-old Western Hanover-Catch A Wish gelding blazed home to score in 1:54, 3/4 lengths better than Shadows Dream. The first-over Dontgetinskyway was third. Doug Hinklin trains Risk Management, who extended his career bankroll to $175,751, for Parent Racing Stable and John McGill. Tony Hall and Miller each drove three winners on the 15-race card.