Seven $20,000 divisions of the DSBF (Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund) for 2-year-old pacers were contested Monday at Harrington Raceway.
There were four filly divisions, which were carded first on the program.
Badlands Racing and Leblanc Racing’s No Picnic ($2.80, Ross Wolfenden) overcame post seven for her dominant win in the first division in 1:57.4. A daughter of Badlands Hanover, she was a front end winner for trainer Steve Leblanc.
Ed Walls’ Designer Bags ($2.60, Allan Davis) used a well-timed surge in the final strides to prevail in her division in 1:58.3 for trainer David Rearic. ‘Bags’ is sired by Roddy’s Bags Again. Thomas Richardson’s Sheza Bad Machine ($4, Jim Morand) made up about four lengths in the stretch to win the third division on 2:00.2 The Badlands Hanover filly is trained by her owner.
Preston Burris’ and David Hanauer’s Genie’s Genie ($25.80, Tony Morgan) was an upset winner in the third division for trainer Lorie Davis. The Badlands Hanover filly reeled in favorite Triple Wire in the stretch for her first career win.
Meanwhile, longshot Te’s Radar ($77, Victor Kirby) won the first colt division for owners Norwood and Evelyn Shahan. Trained by Valerie Warnick, the Roddy’s Bags Again gelding cleared favorite Majorly Bad up the backstretch and prevailed impressively.
Gary and Barbara Iles’ Shaving Mug ($3.60, Montrell Teague) was the fastest divisional winner with a 1:56 victory. The Badlands Hanover gelding set all the fractions in his three length triumph for trainer George Teague.
In the final division, Triple S Stables’ Lady’s Bag Man ($3, Corey Callahan) controlled the tempo and scored a 1:57.4 victory for trainer Mike Simon Jr. The winner is sired by Roddy’s Bags Again.