Little Ben wins on owner's birthday
Monday, May 14, 2018 by Matt Sparacino, for Harrington Raceway

Harrington, DE --- Jo Ann Looney-King celebrated her birthday in style Monday (May 14) when her 7-year-old pacer Little Ben ($4.60, Victor Kirby) triumphed in the $15,000 featured Delaware Special at Harrington Raceway in 1:52.


From his rail post position, Little Ben dictated the tempo and notched his second win in the last three starts. Silver Fox J followed him throughout and finished second, while Blazing Bobby Sox was third.


Little Ben increased his lifetime earnings to nearly $410,000 for Looney-King and her husband, trainer Jim King Jr.


Later on the program, Don Marine's Cinder Block ($2.80, Mike Cole) won his fourth straight race for trainer Kyle Moore in 1:55.3. The Rockabillie colt is a perfect four-for-four at the current meet.


Mike Cole had three driving wins on the program.


Driver Cody Poliseno had a double, with both wins coming for his father, trainer Carlo Poliseno, and owner Louis Tomczak. Kirby also had a driving double.