Tuesday's (Dec. 17) edition of Racing Roundup features results stories from Dover Downs and The Meadows.
C'Mon Buzz Off stings 'em in Dover feature
Dover, DE--C’mon Buzz Off won the fastest division while 42-1 shot Terror On My Side got up to win the split divisions of the Tuesday feature $20,000 claiming paces amid light snow flakes on Dec. 17 at Dover Downs.
Fotowon Photo C'mon Buzz Off won in 1:54.4 at Dover for trainer-driver Jason Lynch.
For the second consecutive week, in one of two $20,000 3&4-Year-Old Claiming Allowance paces, C’mon Buzz Off scored a convincing 1:54.4 triumph for trainer-driver and part owner Jason Lynch. His dad, Toby Lynch, is co-owner. The victory was the 11th of the year for the Real Desire-C’mon Frankie 4-year-old, who now has amazed $112,680 in purse earnings. Cactus Billy (Allan Davis) was second with Sir Globalop Z Tam (Eddie Davis Jr.) third.
In the other section, Jonathan Roberts steered Terror On My Side home in 1:55.4 for his fourth win of the season. The 4-year-old altered son of Western Terror-Luck On My Side owned and trained by Freddy Darby bested Bags Of Money (Vic Kirby) and Here Is The Future (Montrell Teague), the second- and third-place finishers.
Drivers Trace Tetrick and Ross Wolfenden had three winners apiece.
This week, Wednesday and Thursday, racing begins at 4:30 p.m. The annual Dover Downs Christmas Holiday Break begins on Dec. 20 through Dec. 28. Live Racing resumes on Sunday, Dec. 29 with post time at 5:30 p.m.
Itrustyou sailed through the slop and never had an anxious moment as he captured Tuesday’s $18,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows for his third straight victory. Dave Palone gave Itrustyou a first half in a comfortable 58.4, effectively ending the race for win. The 5-year-old Third Straight-Dynamic Lady gelding scored in 1:54.3, 1-1/4 lengths better than the rallying Windsong Jack, delivering trainer Ron Burke an exacta sweep. The first-over PL Dragon was third. Burke Racing Stable, Weaver Bruscemi LLC and RTC Stables own Itrustyou, who now boasts $561,196 in career earnings. Palone drove four winners — three for Burke — on the 16-race card while Brett Miller enjoyed a triple.