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Dover Downs: Mister Virgin Wins President's Day Feature In 1:50.3
DOVER, Del. --- Mister Virgin got back to his winning ways on Monday (2/19) taking the President’s Day $17,500 feature pace in 1:50.3 with Tony Morgan driving.
After Cashendash Hanover (Tim Tetrick) fired away to the lead after the start, then Tony Morgan moved into the lead and was not challenged on the way to an easy victory with Cashendash Hanover holding second with Hide Me Away (Russell Foster) the third finisher.
After running up a half-dozen consecutive wins at the start of the meet, the
Always A Virgin-Miss Picasso gelding was claimed in mid-January and the week after Ron Davis moved the brown gelding up to the $25,000 ranks without success, he returned to the $17,500 level for trainer Brooks Gray and again resumed to dominate the class this week. .
For the second time in three starts, Wayne Long driving Nice Stuff came from off the pace from fourth to score another longshot victory, this time at 15-1to after a similar victory at 18-1 on Jan. 22 for owners Clean-N-Green Stable. Coupled with first race winner Share A Horse Inc.’s Duckie’s Dynasty trained by Jim Porter and driven by Joe Fellows, a $72.80 daily double payoff .Monday’s second race 6-1 exacta wit Nice Stuff and Mr. Jubilant (Art Stafford Jr.) paid $235.80 and with Broadway Joe (Rick Murphy) third, the 6-1-4 trifecta returned $2,426.80.

Tony Morgan and Montrell Teague had driving doubles.
The Tuesday $25,000 Open/Handicap trot brings back last week’s winner Elysium Lindy and close-second Royal Becca J meeting Celebrity Pegasus and Theresademoninme in a hard-hiting eight-horse field.
Live racing is featured Monday through Thursday weekly with a 4: 30 p.m. post time. No live racing Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
A changing menu of fine foods is available to diners watching the races from the acclaimed Winner's Circle Restaurant Buffet. Call 302-674-4600 for reservations.
Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred races continue each day from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight in the Dover Downs Race and Sports Book.

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