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Kirby wins five at Dover
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - by Marv Bachrad, publicity director, Dover Downs

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Dover, DE --- Vic Kirby began a five-win night by steering Luv Is Blind to a 2:00.3 victory in a $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund race for 2-year-old filly trotters, one of three winners he drove for owner-trainer Leigh Raymer.


Later, Glenferrie Dreamer got only one call, the last one, when Pat Berry closed with a rush to the winner’s circle for his third victory in his last four starts in the $20,000 Open Handicap on Wednesday (Nov. 9) at Dover Downs.

 

Tough Mac, in his first start after winning three qualifiers, led through most of the mile before a convoy of rivals came on strongly approaching the finish line. Pat Berry was among them, driving Glenferrie Dreamer, a gelding trained by Traci Berry for owners JCraparotta & PBerry Racing,

 

Montrell Teague moved Bluebird Reverend out of fifth in the stretch and the Indiana-bred hard-hitting gelding powered past a foursome of fast-finishing trotters to score a 1:55.2 triumph in a $15,500 Winners-Over trot. Starting from post nine in the second tier the Swan For All-Little Revenue 4-year-old won for the fifth time this season extending his seasonal earnings  to $87,580 and $392,360 lifetime. Steel Reserve (Kirby) finished second with Tymal Signature (Berry) the show horse.  

 

Vic Kirby posted his fourth winning drive guiding War Cry Hall to his sixth 2016 victory for RBH Ventures in a $12,000 trot. Jim King conditions the Cash Hall-Winners Only gelding who now has won $82,851 this season. A 32-race career winner, the 7-year-old has banked $555,551 lifetime. Winbak Vhsltrd M (Yanick Gingras) was runner-up. Enrico AS (Jonathan Roberts) was next.

 


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