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05/07/2009 7:44 PM - Montrell Teague earned his first driving win Thursday at Harrington Raceway, piloting Jason Johnson and Stanley Johnson's Mememe ($4) to a one length win in the seventh race in 1:57.2.
Teague had five previous starts but made his sixth career start a winning one aboard the 4-year-old Dragon Again mare for trainer Jason Johnson. Teague and Mememe seized the front approaching the quarter mile in 28.1 and set all the fractions from there before holding off Friendship Dance and More to the Story to the wire.
"It feels good," said Teague, whose the son of owner/trainer George Teague Jr. "I was a little nervous until I started warming the horse up. It feels good to win one here in front of my friends and family and people that gave me support."
It was the fourth win in a row for Mememe.
"He left the gate good and rated her well," said George Teague Jr. "I'm very proud."
Driver Brandon Givens had three winners on the program.
Racing resumes Sunday with a 5:15 p.m. post time.