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Quartet of DSBF 2-year-old finals on tap at Harrington Wednesday

October 22, 2008

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Four Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) $100,000 finals for 2 year olds will be contested Wednesday at Harrington Raceway. The state\'s top owned-and-bred freshman pacers and trotters will be showcased in not only the final events, but four consolations as well.

Two finals will be part of the pick four (races 5-8). A competitive group will go postward as the eighth race in the colt and gelding pace final featuring Ray\'s Big Bubba (5/2, Ross Wolfenden), who earned a share of the 1:53.4 track record for 2-year-old colts in his elimination. He will start from post two in a quality field that also includes elimination winners Mr. Wiggles (5-1, Jim Morand), Al Ibad Spider (8-1, Tony Morgan), Gentlemen Heir (3-1, Tim Tetrick) and Get Jazzed (4-1, John Campbell).

Meanwhile, the filly pacing final also boasts a three track record holders, Little Bit Tricky (5/2, Ross Wolfenden), She\'s Everything (3-1, Jim Morand) and Rusty\'s Joy (5-1, Eddie Davis Jr.). Each won their second elim in 1:55.4 last week, earning a share of the record. The filly pacing final is slated sixth on the program.
On the trotting side, Toni\'s Wink (5/2, Howard Parker) swept her eliminations and is the morning line choice in the filly final. She will face a field of eight that includes Ja\'s Commando (4-1, Vic Kirby), who also won both her elims, as well as other elimination winners Datzfast (5-1, Jeff Fout), Circle M Yankee (10-1, Edde Davis Jr.) and The Felton Queen (6-1, Jim Morand). The filly trotting final will be 10th on the 15 race wagering program.
The fourth race will feature the $100,000 colt and gelding final for trotting colts as a Wayne Givens-trained entry will start from posts four and seven that includes Spent Force (2-1, Ross Wolfenden) and Bakermill Blake (2-1, Bob Shahan). \'Blake\' set a new mark on October 12 for trotting colts with a 2:01.2 triumph. Other elimination winners in the field are Ruby Ransom (7/2, Brandon Givens), and Collect The Brass (6-1, Carlo Poliseno).
Post time is 5:30 p.m. for the wagering program, but there will be two $20,000 consolation events run off the card beginning at 4:45. (Harrington)
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