Scarborough, ME --- Driver David Ingraham pieced together a masterful performance at Scarborough Downs on Sunday (Oct. 27), teaming four winners from the nine-race program, while securing his 6,500th career win in the process.
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|David Ingraham drove No Surrenders on Sunday at Scarborough Downs to career driving win No. 6,500.|
The milestone win came while driving No Surrenders, a 5-year-old son of Art Major, owned by Omer Burke and trained by Thomas Richardson. The mile was timed in 1:57.4 and was the fifth win of the season for the pacer.
The 51-year-old state of Maine native returned to his old stomping grounds this summer following multiple successful campaigns at Pompano Park. Ingraham entered the day needing three wins to reach his goal, with precious little time to get it done as Sunday was his last day racing in Maine before returning to Florida for the winter.
“I knew I was getting close to 6,500 and wanted to get the win in front of friends here at The Downs,” remarked Ingraham, “Since today was my last day racing in Maine, I was really glad to get it done today.”
Ingraham has always enjoyed success wherever he’s ventured, having held leading driver status at tracks all up and down the eastern seaboard. With Maine temperatures dropping as the seasons change, Ingraham appears wise to be chasing the sun, setting up residency and rejoining his family at his adopted home track of Pompano Park next weekend.
Live racing continues throughout the fall meeting at Scarborough with a Friday/Saturday/Sunday schedule and a 12:05 p.m. starting time.