Harrington, DE---Harry Von Knoblauch’s Scootin For Joy ($3.60, Ross Wolfenden) notched a repeat victory in the $17,000 Mares Open Tuesday (May 6) at Harrington Raceway in 1:53.
|Scootin For Joy won the Harrington Raceway feature in 1:53.|
Trained by Peter Tritton, the 4-year-old Western Paradise mare sat behind 7-5 second choice Jeremes Sweetheart throughout, who set fractions of 27.1, 56.1 and 1:25. Meanwhile, the 4-5 Scootin For Joy sat loaded with pace and waited her turn down the passing lane for a one-length win. Jeremes Sweetheart held second, while Paradise Lost closed ground late for third.
Driver Jim Morand continued his pursuit of 9,000 wins with four wins on the program. Morand has 8,984 career victories. All four of his driving wins were aboard trainer Les Givens’ horses. Allan Davis had three victories. Montrell Teague, Ross Wolfenden and Bret Brittingham each had a double.