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Tacos Du Ruisseau, one of four wins by Corey Callahan, and Hayley Taylor won the Thursday twin-features over a "sloppy" track at Dover Downs.


In a $14,000 male pace, Callahan and Tacos Du Ruisseau were strongest in the stretch streaking to a 1:53.2 victory, his third of the year. C.A. Bonuccelli, A.M. Feeney and trainer Nick Callahan own the winner, a Cam's Card Shark-Western Jeans 6 year old. Real Magician (Brandon Givens) was runner-up. Arid N (Jim Morand) finished third.


Trainer Ed Nickle left with Haley Taylor, overlooked at 6-1 in the $11,000 filly and mare pace, was never headed as the Pacific Fella-Aisle Party 4 year old completed her mile splashing to a 1:56.3 victory her third in six races in 2009. Escape To Paradise (Ross Wolfenden) was second in front of Supply Chain (Ben Stafford Jr.).


Callahan also drove PT Stable's Allamerican Padre home in 1:55.4 to win the $15,000 claiming allowance. Kinsel (Jim Morand) led early and picked up second. Anotherama A (Tim Curtin) was third.


A pair of longshots collaborated for a $778.60 daily double payoff when Bob Kinsey Jr. drove My Happiness, a Political Briefing-Bayviews Lightning homebred 4 year old to a 2:01.3 victory for Barbara and Bill Kinsey in an $8,500 trot for young horses. In the second race, veteran Sammy Belote drove Im A Yankee Doodle, at 22-1, to score a 1:56.1 win in an $8,500 event for young pacers. Darwin Kates owns the Yankee Cruiser-Getting Physical gelding. (Dover Downs)