The Atlantic Sires Stakes two-year-old pacing colts put on an impressive show at Truro Raceway on Thursday evening as part of Atlantic Grand Circuit Week harness racing action.
All Hail and drivercaptured the first $10,040 'A' division event crossing the finish line in a time of 2:01.2. The chestnut colt is owned by Riley Farms, Kensington, PE and Lloyd Hannah, Summerside PE. Coming home a close second was J J Romeo and driver and third was Gotta Move and Bernard McCallum.
The second 'A' division event on the evening race card went to Putnams Legacy and Bernard McCallum in 2:00.3 for owners Gordon McCabe, Truro, NS and Blaise Duff, Big Pond, NS. Second place went to Proven Desire and driverand Silverhill Lover and took third place honours.
The two $2500 'B' division events rounding out the race card went to Timely Finesse and driverand Johnnybananas and .
Atlantic Sires Stakes racing action continues Saturday evening when the three-year-old pacing colts meet at the Truro oval. First race post time on Saturday is 6:30 pm.
by Lynne MacLennan, for the Atlantic Standardbred Breeders Association