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Please Okay sets Harrington track record and national season's mark
Sunday, June 01, 2014 - by Matt Sparacino, publicity director, Harrington Raceway

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Harrington, DE --- Chris Giaccio, Victor Kirby, Matt Ivory and Chris Metz’s Please Okay ($12, Victor Kirby) set a track record and national season’s mark on half-mile tracks for 3-year-old trotting fillies on Sunday (June 1) at Harrington Raceway with a 1:57 triumph.

 
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Please Okay entered the Harrington record books with a 1:57 score on Sunday.

Trained by Kirby, the Federal Flex-Lakeside Bride filly made a strong charge approaching the final turn and drew clear of her rivals by four lengths. Canadian-sired Please Okay is scheduled to compete in the upcoming Ontario Sire Stakes.

The previous track record was co-held by TP Lucy and Ms Virginia.

In the 13th race, two veteran pacers finished in a dead heat as 10-year-old Wainui Tabman N and 13-year-old Sharky Osborne could not be separated at the wire for a 1:56.3 co-victory. It was the 60th career win for Sharky Osborne.

Jon Roberts had four winners on the program. Allan Davis had three, while George Dennis had a double.

Racing continues at Harrington on a Sunday through Wednesday schedule with the exception of Thursday (July 3), which will be the closing night of the spring season.


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