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04/12/2022 4:59 PM -
Due to a power outage in the town of Harrington, the final race on the 13-race card at Harrington Raceway was canceled.
Prior to the outage, Feeling Sweet ($2.60, Mike Cole) was victorious in the featured $20,000 Mares Open in 1:53.1.
A 5-year-old Sweet Lou mare, Feeling Sweet made the lead near the opening quarter mile in 27.4 seconds and led the field of 7 mares to a half-mile in a moderate 57.1. Feeling Sweet remained on top under confident handling to the three-quarters in 1:25.2 with Pass Line Bluechip awaiting room in the pocket. In the stretch Feeling Sweet remained a head the best over Pass Line Bluechip who surged down the passing lane, while Intheskyrocket A closed for third.
It was the 17th career win for Feeling Sweet, who is trained by Joe Columbo for owners George and Tina Dennis.
Driver Tony Morgan continued his progress towards 17,000 career wins with a double on the card. Morgan has 16,992 career wins, trailing only Dave Palone on the all-time win list. Palone is currently closing in on 20,000 lifetime victories.
Victor Kirby also had a double, as did trainer Jay Gannon.