Dover, DE --- Six divisions of Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund 3-year-old preliminaries for male pacers and trotters are set for Thursday, April 1, at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m.
In the four $20,000 sets for pacers, Louie Pagliarani's Lou's Bad Yankee with Jim Morand in the bike, The Wiz Kids Stable's Golden Gladiator teamed with Tony Morgan, Extended Forecast, driven by meet leader Corey Callahan for Friedland, Laham and LeBlanc Racing and McMurray Hanover, Jim Morand driving for owners Stephanie and Brian Cassell, are program favorites.
Mke Gannon's Par Done My Putt, driven by Windy Donaway, heads one of two trotting divisions while Montabello Zeke and Jim Morand leads a non-wagering event just before the regular card begins.
The second leg of $20,000 prelims will be contested next Thursday, April 8, with the top eight in points returning for $100,000 finals on the meet's closing day, April 15.