Jo Ann Looney-King's Spanish Dream ($6, Victor Kirby) was the fastest of four $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund divisions for 2-year-old pacing fillies with a 1:54.4 triumph at Harrington Raceway Monday.
Owner George Teague Jr. has been as far north as Quebec, Canada, and as far west as Indiana with 2015 Horse of the Year Wiggle It Jiggleit, but as rewarding as those trips have been, there’s no place like home.
Robert Cooper Stables and J&T Silva Stables' Mel Mara (Corey Callahan, $2.20) had an auspicious Harrington Raceway debut in his prep for next week's (September 19) $150,000 Bobby Quillen Memorial with a 1:50.1 win in the featured $15,000 Open Monday.
Montrell Teague will be heading to Ohio on a high note. The 25-year-old pilot won four races on the Harrington Raceway program Thursday as he prepares to leave for Scioto Downs to drive reigning horse of the year Wiggle It JIggleit in the $225,000 Jim Ewart Memorial at Scioto Downs Saturday.
For the third straight night a driver won four races at Harrington. On Tuesday it was Victor Kirby, Jim Morand accomplished the feat on Wednesday and on Thursday Teague had the grand slam on the 11-race program.
Venerable veteran trotter Take My Picture ($9.20, Ross Wolfenden) recorded his 33rd career win in the Open Trot Wednesday in 1:55.4 but the night belonged to Jim Morand who recorded four wins on the night.