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Celebrity Pegasus takes Dover feature trot

October 31, 2017
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Tim Tetrick drove five of the first six winners, with a second in the other, while Art Stafford Jr. had a four-bagger including Celebrity Pegasus in the $25,000 Open Trot at Dover Downs on the ‘Halloween Card’ Tuesday (Oct. 31). 

Celebrity Pegasus, who set the track record of 1:52 in the final feature trot last season, picked right up coming on in the stretch to overtake front-trotting Theresademoninme (Jonathan Roberts) for a 1:56.2 triumph off a track listed as ‘good.’ Murmur Hanover (Vic Kirby) was an early leader in the field of seven and held on for third. 

In the $13,000 sub-feature Winners-Over trot, I Like My Boss, a former Delaware-bred champion, made it two-in-a-row with Vic Kirby chalking up a 1:56.1 decision. Tymal Signature (Ross Wolfenden) closed strongly to finish second with Classical Belisima (Stafford Jr.) third. 

Kirby also drove Sometimesawinner to victory in 1:53.4 in the $12,000 top pace. Jigtime Jones (Tyler Davis) finished second in front of Art Of Fire (Frank Milby).

Tim Tetrick finished with six wins; Stafford had four and Kirby had two wins. TrainerJim King and owner JoAnn Looney-King had three winners each.

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