Capt Jack Hanover cruises in conditioned pace at Bally’s DoverMarch 2, 2023,
Dover, DE — Capt Jack Hanover won the $17,000 featured race of the night at Bally’s Dover on Thursday (March 2).
Capt Jack Hanover left quickly at the start of the race and forced a tuck into the first turn by Ollie’s Ztam, who was able to drop into the pocket. Heinikin Bythebay left from post seven, settled, then rushed to the top, passing the quarter in a quick :27.
Heinikin Bythebay continued on the lead to the half in :54.2. Atlas Hanover made a first up bid from sixth, but that rally stalled as did a three wide brush by All Hands On Deck down the backstretch. Heinikin Bythebay reached the three-quarters in 1:22.2.
At the top of the stretch, Capt Jack Hanover and driver Tony Morgan confidently pulled the pocket and won convincingly by four lengths. The time of the race was 1:49.4, a lifetime best. He paid $6.80 for the win. Capt Jack Hanover (Captaintreacherous) is owned by Ronald Davis and trained by Brooks Gray.
Ollie’s Ztam finished second for trainer Tyler Davis. Allan Davis drove. Heinikin Bythebay was third for trainer Kevin Switzer. Tim Tetrick drove.
There are three exotic carryover wagers to Monday’s racing card at Bally’s Dover. The Pick-4 is worth $2,718 and the wager starts on the ninth race. The Pick-5 is worth $3,683 and that wager starts on the sixth race. The pentafecta takes place on the last race (12th) and is worth $1,744.
Post time at Bally’s Dover is 4:30 p.m.