Summerside, PE - Not only is she unbeatable, she's been untouchable.
Paymenowpaymelater will put her undefeated five-race win streak on the line Wednesday night at Red Shores' Summerside in the $5,800 Lady Slipper for two-year-old trotters. Post-time for the 13-dash card is 7 p.m.
The daughter of has drawn the outside Post 7 in the evenings seventh Race. The Watts trainee has been untouchable this season winning by more than two lengths in all of her races to date.
Her last start during Old Home Week was the fastest of her career, winning in 2:05.2 for owner Wade Peconi. Her regular pilot once again will not be in the sulky as he will have to drive his own trainee Balanced Bailey from Post 3. This leaves the lines in the hands of Summerside's leading driver .
Her stiffest competition comes from the rail starter Bayriver. Owned by William Lanigan, the daughter of Nikes Image has four second place finishes this season from five starts,
She was fourth to Paymenowpaymelater in her last start. Paul Lanigan does the training and driving. B J Matador, Balanced Bailey, Dusty Lane Jacob, Oceanview Roz and Windemere Tribe round out the field.
Driver will look to keep his hands hot in the first division of the Lady Slipper for two-year-old trotters. Fresh off of a five-bagger in Charlottetown on Saturday night, Cheverie's first mount comes in Race 1 aboard the morning line favourite J K Blaze from Post 6.
Owned and trained by Joe Smallwood the Chestnut son of was a winner in his last start, and has three top three finishes from five starts this season. Campbell will look to get the ball rolling early as well.
Fresh off an appearance in the National Driving Championship, Tuesday night in Charlottetown, Campbell will drive his own trainee, Dusty Lane Jewel in the first race. Another winner in her last start, 'Jewel' also comes in with three top three finishes in five starts, she has drawn the 2-spot.
Suicide Shift is the morning line choice in the Race 3 division. The two-year-old son of Pjs Nabby is owned by Steven and along with Margo Fisher. Harold is the trainer and son Steven will do the driving. A third place finisher in his first life-time start, he will go up against Wait For Me, who finished second in the very same race last time out. David and Mitchell Tierney own the full sister to former Maritime Champion Waitin On A Woman. trains and drives.
The first division of the Lady Slipper for three-year-old trotters goes in Race 5 with Southfield Shadow headlining the field of seven. A lifetime best winner in her previous outing, Southfield Shadow is owned by the Southfield Farms, does the training on the three-year-old daughter of Pjs Nabby, will drive. B J Comanche a runner-up to Southfield Shadow in his last race, has finished in the top two in all of his races this year. will driver for owner - trainer Bert Honkoop.
The trotting action wraps up in Race 9 with the second and final division of three-year-old trotters lining up for a purse of $ 8,200. A duo of outside starters will look to do battle for the lions share of the purse. Post 6 starter Incredibility will look to follow in her sister Paymenowpaymelater's footsteps and win for her new connections Wade Peconi and the Windemere Farms, Watts does the training and will drive.
Dusty Lane Galaxy is the Post 7 starter, with 13 top two finishes from 16 starts he is the morning line favourite for trainer-driver who is only six wins away from career win 2,500.
The evenings feature goes in Race 12, from the rail out is
1. Lucky Journal (Terry Gallant)
2. Lucky Encounter ()
3. Nobestbfor (Walter Cheverie)
4. Godivabeachdiamond (Marc Campbell)
5. Ulla Bayama (Ken Murphy)
6. Onehotvett (Wade Sorrie)
7. Bad Date ()
8. Pictonian Press (Gary Chappell)
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by Bo Ford, for Red Shores