Mr. Aviator flies in fastest DSBF split
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Four $20,000 divisions of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) stakes for 3 year olds were contested Wednesday at Harrington Raceway.
Trevor Warwick and Peter George\'s Mr. Aviator ($6.20, Kevin Sizer) was the fastest of two splits for sophomore pacing colts. The Warwick trainee sat behind heavy favorite Skeleton Key until the top of the stretch when he stormed by and opened up two lengths for a 1:53.1 triumph.
Syl King Jr., R. Silleto, F. Burgaretta and J. Benedetti Jr.\'s Mountain Air ($2.40, Tony Morgan) won the remaining division for pacers in 1:56.
Two trotting divisions were also held as Tina and Joanne Clark and Cantwell Bridge Stable\'s Powerful Committee ($3.40, Art Stafford Jr.) took the first in 2:01.4. Pamela Wagner\'s Penn State Fan ($2.80, Morgan) won the second in 2:01.4.
The DSBF finals for all divisions will be held on Governor\'s Day July 26 during the Delaware State Fair. (Harrington)