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Divas Image wins 3rd straight Dover mares open

January 10, 2018

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It’s getting to be a habit for Divas Image winning her third consecutive $25,000 Mare Open pace at Dover Downs on Wednesday, Jan.10.

Teamed with recent 16,000 winning-driver Tony Morgan, the five-year-old daughter of Bettor’s Image-Rocknroll Diva moved into the lead in mid- backstretch on the way to a 1:52.1clocking for Jenn Bongiorno who trains the winner for Our Hrs Cents, Stable 45 and J&T Silva stables. Divas Image is now two-for-two in 2018 and winner of $25,000 in purses.

The win was one of three for Morgan.  The sharp Sweet Bobbie (Art Stafford Jr.) finished second in front of Newborn Sassy (Tim Tetrick). Enhance Your Mind was scratched in the feature. Divas Image is now two-for-two in 2018 and winner of $25,000 in purses.

In a $17,000 distaff pace, Art Stafford Jr. piloted  Bad Lightning to his second win of the meet edging race favorite  OK Jasmine (Tim Tetrick) second, and  Shesarocker (Vic Kirby), third. A four-year-old by Badlands Hanover-Malocchio owned and trained by Josh Parker and Nanticoke Rating.

Magicinthemoonlite with Ross Wolfenden won the 1:57.1 photo in the $16,000 female pace. Moment To Ponder (Eddie Davis Jr.) and Imadragonlady (Tetrick) were second and third respectively. Jeff Stafford conditions the Mr. Apples-Damian Hoss four-year-old, owned by Linda Condon and Kevin Freeman, who won for the sixth time in her career.

Tony Morgan and Corey Callahan had three winners each, Art Stafford Jr. had a double.

Missle J, Macon Georgia A and Baileys  Rock N are new to the $25,000 Open/Handicap pace heading a strong 13-race program on Thursday.

A changing daily menu of fine food is available while watching the races at the acclaimed Winner's Circle Restaurant Buffet. Call 302-674-4600 for reservations.

Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred races continue each day from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight in the Dover Downs Race and Sports Book.
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