Four Starz Hondog and Tammibest captured the co-featured harness races Wednesday evening at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. Driven by Eric Goodell and trained by Carmine Fusco, Four Starz Horndog necked out Hatsaway (Andrew McCarthy) at the wire.
Time of the mile was 1:52.3 for the four-year-oldmare.
Four Starz Horndog was dropping down from open handicap company for fillies and mares. Wednesday's race was for non-winners of $8,550 last five starts or nine extended pari-mutuel races life.
The win was the fourth in 10 starts in 2010 for Four Starz Horndog.
Third in the race was Faith Ann (Kevin Sizer), who set the pace on the front end.
Tammibest, a five-year-oldmare driven by Jim Morrill Jr., won with a second over trip behind Princess Character (Joe Pavia Jr.).
The two mares battled coming down the stretch with Tammibest winning by ¾ of a length over Princess Character with the timer reading 1:52.4 in the $20,000 claiming race for fillies and mares. My Fanny (Eric Goodell) was third in the race.
This marked the third victory in 17 starts for Tammibest, trained by Nick Surick.
Morrill Jr. collected four wins through the first 12 races of the 16-race card and inched closer to leading driver George Napolitano Jr., who had 151 wins.