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Virgo, She's Pukka N Win Co-Features

08/29/2022 5:51 PM -

Howard Taylor, Jeff Billings and Dylan Davis Virgo ($3, Corey Callahan) and Peter Paul Venturini’s She’s Pukka N ($2.20, Tony Morgan) won the $20,000 Harrington Raceway co-featured races Monday.

 Virgo, was a 1:53.1 winner off a 4-wide move on the final turn for trainer and co-owner Davis in achieving his 3rd win of the year in the Open event for male pacers over Mack and Grand Cayman. The 4-year-old Always A Virgin gelding was making his local debut after a stint versus some top competition in Pennsylvania and most recently the Meadowlands (NJ). Virgo made $242,845 as a 3-year-old, and took a mark of 1:48.3 at Hoosier Park (Indiana).

 In the Mares Open, She’s Pukka N (1:55) held off a fierce late charge by Peaks Cruiser for a narrow win as the heavy favorite. Sunshineatthebeach was third. Trained by Brian Malone and one of four driving wins on the card for Morgan, She’s Pukka N notched her 4th win of the season. The 7-year-old Betterthancheddar mare has made over $114,000 this year and is coming off a $191,569 season as a 6-year-old.

 Allan Davis and Callahan each had a driving double.