Harrington, DE — George Leager’s Slick Tony was presented with Horse Of The Meet honors after Tuesday’s (Oct. 19) seventh race at Harrington Raceway.
For the second time in the last three years, the 6-year-old No Spin Zone stallion won the honor courtesy of the Delaware Valley Chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association. Slick Tony had seven wins at the Harrington meet and banked more than $75,000. Slick Tony, who has banked more than $861,000 in his career, dominated the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) events at 2 and 3, and continues to compete at a high level in the Mid-Atlantic region. Slick Tony is trained by his owner in Sudlersville, Md.
After a double on Monday, driver Mike Cole drove a trio winners for trainer Joe Columbo and owners George and Tina Dennis. Cole guided Columbo trainees Sea Princess ($7.00), Sweet Violets ($7.60) and Michelle’s Jazz ($3.60) to victory. Victor Kirby and Allan Davis also had driving doubles.
Wednesday (Oct. 20) marks the final night of the 75th anniversary season at Harrington before the Delaware racing circuit shifts to Dover Downs on Nov. 1. Post time is 4:30 p.m.