10/09/2004 11:00PM

Doser wins four on Sire Stakes program

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MUSKEGON, MICH - Michigan Sire Stakes night belonged to Mary Doser as the 1999 Great Lakes Downs champion jockey rode four of the six winners, including Dancin for Gold, who is trained by her husband, Scott Sowle. Doser's other winners were Foolininthemeadow, Circus du Joy and Exclusivenjoyment. The latter two are trained by Doser's long time client, Richard Rettele. Doser is currently second in the standings with 105 wins.

Timely Factor, a $4,000 claim last May, won the finale for older colts and geldings for trainer Debbie Richardson. Gerald Bennett, the leading trainer at this meet saddled Demagoguery in the juvenile colts and geldings.

The Michigan Sire Stakes is a six-race series for the progeny of Michigan stallions. Each race was worth approximately $135,000.

Doser started the evening with a half-length win on Roycester Moore's Foolininthemeadow ($2.80), keeping the 2-year-old filly unbeaten in her four race career. She paid $2.80 and is trained by Karl Waters. Loot Tooten Trudy challenged down the lane and finished second, with Everglide third.

Demagoguery won going away, winning by 10 lengths in the next race. Demagoguery ($3.60) is owned by Mary Mazur, who campaigned last year's Michigan Horse of the Meet, Goldinrunner, a winner of his division of the Sire Stakes in 2003. Terry Houghton, the meet's leading rider, was aboard the Bennett runner. It's a Ego Thing was second. Boogie After Dark came in third.

The Harry Hawks-owned Circus du Joy, Doser and Rettele then upset ($80.60) the 3-year-old filly contest with a four-length win over favored Deb's Favoite Gift. Ima Bender Boo was along for the show.

Rettele saddled his second winner when Doser guided Exclusivenjoyment($8) outside on the turn to win by nearly two lengths over Stormy Fellow and Coin Maker. Jim Griffin owns Excludsivenjoyment, who finished second to champion Rockem Sockem in last year's Sire Stakes.

Rockem Sockem, the top horse at the meet, didn't fire as he usually does. It was his first start back in nearly two months after throat surgery.

The favored Dancin for Gold ($3.40), winner of the recent Farer Belle Lee and second in last year's Sire Stakes, beat five older fillies and mares under Doser. Sowle, based in Kentucky, trains Dancin for Gold for Stonewood Farm and George and Meg Elliot. Circle the Globe was second and Pebbett finished third.

Timely Factor ($51.20) upset the older male runners in his fourth attempt at the Sire Stakes. Trainer Deb Richardson haltered the 6-year-old for $4,000 on May 28 for her son Raymond. Since then he has won two races, including his most recent, a $7,500 claimer on Sept. 21.

Timely Factor was ridden by Luis Martinez, Sr., who won this race last year aboard Goldinrunner. Timely Factor was sixth that day.

Lite Up, the 2001 Sire Stakes winner, shipped in from Canada and finished second. Tank's Lil Brother was third. Favored Secret Romeo, the leading earner in this track's history, failed to fire and finished eighth.