Singing Saint, driven by Tony Morgan, came from off the pace to record a 1:53.1 victory to win the Monday $9,000 feature pace at Dover Downs. Montrell Teague drove four winners, three for trainer Clyde Francis and two for owner George Teague.
Morgan moved the Lisa Mara-Celestial gelding three wide on the final turn to quickly join the leaders turning for home. In the lane, Singing Saint fended off Go Collect N (Corey Callahan) in a stretch duel to register his first win of 2017, after two seconds and a third, for owner-trainer Bob Stevenson.
Rock N Roll Jet (Bret Brittingham) picked up third place in the nine-horse field. Singing Saint won for the 21st time in his career while annexing a $142,382 bankroll.
In the sub-feature, Vic Kirby and Shellysblockbuster won the dash-to-the-wire beating Casey At Bat (Allan Davis) in 1:52.2. It was the second win of the season for the Bettor's Delight-Lover's talk veteran gelding owner by Don Reed and trainer George Wagner.
Western Young Gun (Jonathan Roberts) finished third. Shellysblockbuster won for the 26th time in his career while earning $226,510 lifetime.
Montrell Teague led all drivers with four winners. Trainer Francis haltered three wins while owner George Teague and drivers Jonathan Roberts and Vic Kirby each had two winners. (Dover Downs)