Bettorhaveanother made her first Dover Downs appearance a winning one by overtaking Scandalcious (Jonathan Roberts) at the wire in a 1:51.4 four-horse photo to win the $25,000 Valentine’s Day Mares Open/Handicap on Wednesday (Feb. 14). Tim Tetrick and Corey Callahan had three winners each.
Callahan drove 5-1 shot Bettorhaveanother to her second straight win of the year to go along with two seconds in four starts for trainer Ron Burke and owners Weaver Bruscemi and Burke Racing Stable.
Scandalicious took the early lead and maintained the front with horses coming on strongly before Bettorhaveanother finally caught her at finish line.
Enhance Your Mind (Vic Kirby) and Sweet Bobbie (Art Stafford Jr.) were close up third and fourth place finishers.
The winner is a six-year-old daughter of Bettor’s Delight-Katie My Girl who now has won $288,452 lifetime.
Bad Lightning struck at 7-1 in the $18,000 distaff sub-feature winning in 1:57.2 for driver Jonathan Roberts and owner-trainer Josh Parker and Nanticoke Racing. It was the second success in her last three outings for the Badlands Hanover-Malocchio 5-year-old. Berazzled (Tetrick), the race favorite, was second with OK Jasmine (Russell Foster) third.
Stormtracker had just enough to beat Moments Of Joy (Kirby) in 1:52.4 to take the $16,000 female pace. Linda Toscano conditions the 4-year-old by Big Jim-Stonebridge Breeze, piloted by Tetrick, now a winner of four of her last five races. Gypsy Rose (Montrell Teague) finished third.
Tony Morgan and trainer Mike Hall posted doubles.
Major Uptrend, a 1:49.4 winner last week, takes on Super Imposed N who won the $27,500 Preferred-Open. Sicili, who was second and Cajon Lightning, who was third, were all within three-quarters of a length of the winner. All the horses return in the Thursday feature race on a power-packed card. (Dover)