Meet leading driver Corey Callahan, reining Windemere Royal, stalked prohibitive favorite Believe This Bob until after the three quarters before moving to the outside and quick stepping into the lead. The Royal Mattjesty-Allamerican Reach gelding owned by trainer Nick Callahan recorded his second win of the year building his seasonal bankroll to $27,125. Personnel Space (Vic Kirby) at 79-1 closed to finish second in front of We The People (Jim Morand).
Heavenly Place, with Jason Lynch in the bike, lowered his lifetime mark to 1:54.3 winning the sub-feature $12,500 4&5-Year-Old Mares pace with Jason Lynch in the sulky. Frank Chick owns the Riverboat King-Angel Place mare trained by Alan Derrickson. Midnight Mass (Brad Hanners) and Night's Pacific (George Dennis) were second and third respectively.
Don Reed's veteran Victor Vuitton N, an 11-year-old Dream Away-Paris Affaire gelding, made it three wins in-a-row scoring a 1:53.1 triumph in a $15,000 Claiming Allowance. George Dennis trains and drives the winner of four races in his last nine starts. The $404,226 lifetime winner was followed home by The Quiet Village (Tony Morgan) and Kaiapoi Lil N (Corey Callahan) finished third.
Special T Rocks, last week's winner, Fancyfreeshark, Nova Artist and Custard The Dragon lead a power packed $36,000 Preferred pace topping a big Monday card.
Monday through Thursday racing begins at 4:30 p.m. There is no live racing on both Fridays and Saturdays. Sunday post time is 1 p.m. For those dining at the track, the Winner's Circle Restaurant now features an excellent buffet dinner. There is no charge for parking or admission at Dover Downs. Harness and thoroughbred Simulcasting Is featured in the Race and Sports Book from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight daily.