Papa Ray picks up 40th career victory
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Legacy Racing of Delaware and Reginald Hazzard's Papa Ray ($4.40, Victor Kirby) was a 1:51.3 winner in the featured $15,000 Delaware Special Monday at Harrington Raceway.
Trained by Wayne Givens, the 8-year-old Village Jolt stallion notched his 40th career win. Papa Ray waited patiently behind pacesetter Framed Art throughout before blazing home in 26.4 seconds for a narrow win.
Two "rickshaw rumble" races were held to benefit Horse Lovers United, a local non-profit who finds homes for retired racehorses. Organized by Heather Vitale, the fundraiser has become a popular event where local horsemen take the place of horses in a 1/16 of a mile sprint.
Four $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund finals will be contested on the Wednesday October 4 Harrington program as part of a showcase of Delaware's top 2-year-olds. (Harrington)