Dover, DE --- For the second straight week, Nova Artist recreated a 1:50.2 victory to win the $30,000 Preferred pace while Jeremy’s Successor step up for a second consecutive victory taking the $27,500 Delaware Special, the top two races on a powerful Thursday, Jan. 16 program.
Fotowon photo Nova Artist defeated five others to win Thursday's Preferred pace at Dover Downs in 1:50.2.
Jeremy’s Successor made good use of starting from post 1, as Trace Tetrick was content to sit behind front-pacing Sunshine Superman (Toby Lynch) and race–favorite Mustang Art (Ron Pierce) battling head-to-head for much of the race. Tetrick then pulled out in the stretch to overtake the leaders en route to a 1:51.4 victory in the $27,500 Del. Special. It was the 10-year-old Mach Three-Gentle Audrey gelding’s third win in his last four outings. Jeremy’s Successor is trained by Crissy Bier for Heavenly Ways stable. Sunshine Superman put in a gritty showing to finish second in front of fast finishing Papa Ray (Ross Wolfenden), third.
Callahan had a four-bagger for the second consecutive night. Allan Davis collected three winners while Trace Tetrick won two.