DSBF Trotters complete first leg at Harrington

Harrington, DE – Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund action for trotters headlined the Wednesday (June 12) program at Harrington Raceway with four $20,000 divisions in the first of two elimination legs.

The top eight point earners from the eliminations will compete in a $100,000 final on Thursday (July 25).

Two of the races were conducted prior to the wagering card in non-wagering events. Dark Dutchess (Jack Parker Jr.) was a 2:00.4 winner in the filly division for owner/trainer Carol Jamieson-Parker. The He’s Spooky filly notched her second career win in front end fashion over Miss Popeye and Royal Locket.

Dark Dutchess and driver Jack Parker Jr. take a leg of the DSBF eliminations at Harrington. Fotowon photo. 

Andrew Glassmeyer’s Embrace The Grind (Jon Roberts) prevailed in the second non-wagering event, this one for colts and geldings. The Keystone Activator gelding was a 2:01 winner over Rich N Royal and Gettinziggywitit for his owner/trainer.

In the second filly division, Rod Allen’s Disco Soliel suffered her first defeat of the season, as Stop The Jade Farm’s Bella’s Party Punk ($10.60) sprung a mild upset in 2:01. Disco Soliel was second with Command The Day third. Trained by Chase Vandervort, the Super Punk sired filly registered her second career victory.

Just As Striking ($4.40) was a winner in 2:01 in the second division for colts and geldings. The Anders Bluestone gelding was a front-end winner over Dr Grinch and Shermans Way for trainer/driver Eddie Dennis. Owned by E&K Stables, EJ and LG Walters and Paul Williamson, it was his third career victory.

In the overnight feature, the $20,000 Open Trot, Howard and Linda Dege’s Blownoutofthewater ($6.20) was a winner in 1:55.1 for trainer Will Reynolds.

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