Dover, DE --- Versado rang out the month of February by scoring his fourth win of the meet, overpowering five foes in a 1:50.1 front-end mile in the $35,000 Preferred Handicap on Thursday (Feb. 28) at Dover Downs. For the third time this meet Corey Callahan drove seven winners.
|Versado was a 1:50.1 winner in the Preferred Handicap Pace.|
Versado had little trouble taking the lead and never relinquished it en route to his fourth win of the year, including a Presidential series elimination, for KDM Stables Corp. The 6-year-old altered son of Dragon Again–Beach Jenny is trained by Nick Surick and was driven by Pat Berry to his second win in his last three outings. Summer Camp closed well for Jon Roberts to finish second in front of Adventure Bound, reined by Jim Morand.
Versado added to his season's total of $83,580. His 32nd career win lifts his lifetime earnings to $852,278.
Rusty’s All In returned to the $30,000 Delaware Special with a 1:50 triumph. The winner dropped out of the Preferred and never was headed in recording his third win of 2013.
|Rusty's All In was one of seven winners for driver Corey Callahan.|
Claim To Fame LLC and Carter Racing Stable own the Western Hanover-Allamerican Nadia 7-year-old, conditioned by Mike Hall of the Doug Lewis Stable. The win was one of Callahan's seven. Wee Brother N with Ross Wolfenden finished second, ending a two-race win streak. Samandar went a big trip for Eric Carlson and took third money.
Rusty’s All In lifted his season’s earnings to $67,250 and $462,689 lifetime.
Corey Callahan’s seven winners give him 212 for the meet’s 86 racing days and 135 in 2013. Mike Hall of the Doug Lewis Stable, with two training wins, now leads Josh Green 67-63 in the standings.