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22-1 Life Up Front wins at Dover

November 19, 2010

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Life Up Front came from the rear to pull a 22-1 upset in the $15,000 Male pace feature  the $15,000 edition on Thursday, Nov. 18 at Dover Downs...

While Go West Lucky Cam (Corey Callahan) cut out the early fractions and led until mid stretch a convoy of seven challengers were stacking up for the final charge.  Life Up Front, coming from far back at the three-quarter, was widest of all and zipped past them all to score a lifetime best 1:52 victory. Owned with his dad, Art Stafford, trainer-driver Art Stafford Jr. drove the four-year-old son of Life Sign-Liamatters to his first local win and fourth of the year. Chilly NZ (Daryl Bier) won the photo for second in front of Polaris N (Ron Pierce).

With Lucifer Bluegrass and Cold Cape Cod both scratched, in the $11,000 sub feature for 3-,4&5-Year-Old Male pacers, Frostonpunkin emerged from a wall of fast finishers to score a 1:56.1 victory giving Tony Morgan his second win on the program. The four-year-old altered son of Richess Hanover-Explicit Language is owned by Dean Magee and Maribeth Felmer and posted his first win since arriving from the Midwest. Zachino (Ron Pierce) rushed along the passing lane for second. Front pacing Roo Roo  Rusty (Brad Hanners) was third.

Doris Rice’s Oh Wish pulled a 7-1 surprise in a $10,000 Filly and Mare pace. Corey Callahan drove the five-year-old Allamerican Ingot-Have A Heart mare from off the pace and then outd-ueled race favorite itz Cherry Pie N (Ron Pierce) to the finish line in 1:55. Ashleys Lucky Lady (Eddie Davis Jr.) took show honors.  (Dover Downs)

Corey Callahan had a driving triple, Tony Morgan and Roger Plante drove two winners earlier.
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