HARRINGTON, Del. - Callam Racing's Spunky Jack ($4.20,.) recorded his 16th career win Wednesday with a 1:55.4 victory in the featured $17,000 Open Trot at Harrington Raceway.
The 5-year-old Super Punk gelding was sent promptly to the lead from post position six and never relented in his three length win over Powerful Charger and Six Gun Hall. Trained by, it was his fourth win of the year as his earnings ballooned to nearly $90,000 in 2014.
The 10th race gave first state racing fans their first dose of pacing sire Riggins, who campaigned on the Delaware circuit for a portion of his career, with his offspring 2-year-old pacer Smoking Joey. Driven by, the gelding prevailed in wire-to-wire fashion in 1:56.2 for an auspicious start to his career.
had three winners on the program.
, who is closing in on 3,000 career wins had a double, as did .
by Matt Sparacino, for Harrington Raceway