August 17, 2014 - M G Idole has found a new favourite harness racing track…Dresden Raceway.
The six-year-old Million Dollar Cam mare won her fourth in a row at the Southwestern Ontario half mile track.
Nick Steward, Dresden’s leading dash driver made his move early and made the front just after the quarter and never looked back pacing by the half in 1:00.4, three quarters in 1:30.1 before stepping off a last quarter in 29.1 for the victory in 1:59.2.
Todd Kennedy of McGregor is the owner and trainer.
Dresden continues to be a success story after an 11th hour drive to keep the doors open.
Fans were treated to 200 dozen ears fresh, hot buttered corn on the cob today as well as several giveaways of pizza, prizes and t-shirts.
Today’s handle was $21, 425 which is an increase of 111% over last year on the same date.
Overall on the season wagering is up 74% over the same dates last year.
TRACK TIDBITS…TRIPLE THREAT…Nick Steward and Alfie Carroll each picked up three winners on the day…
DASHING YOUNG MAN…Steward is the leading Dash Winner at Dresden with 22 wins in eight days…
JUNIOR SPEED...JUNIOR PRIDE was the fastest horse of the day pacing the mile in 1:57 flat…
SHOW ME THE MONEY…The largest payout of the day was the 4-7-9 combination in the third race paying $602.00