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Future Stars Series & Prix D'Ete draw at H3R

06:56 AM 14 Aug 2018 NZST
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Undefeated Hurryupatthebeach (Pascal Berube) goes for her fifth straight win
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Trois-Rivieres, QC - The Hippodrome 3R will be action packed on Tuesday evening with five divisions of the Future Stars Series plus the drawing of post positions for the $200,000 Prix D'Ete that will be held on Sunday, August 19.

The draw for the Prix D'Ete will take place in the winner's circle after the fourth race on the program. The Prix D'Ete is the premier race of the season in Quebec and annually features the best four-year-old pacers in North America.

Tuesday night is the second round of the Future Stars Series for two-year-old pacers and highlighted on the card are two undefeated youngsters, Hurryupatthebeach and D Gs De Vito.

Hurrayupatthebeach starts from post four in the first race on the card and will be driven by Pascal Berube. The daughter of Up The Credit is unbeaten in four starts already for trainer Pierre Leclerc, who bred and co-owns Hurryupatthebeach with Gina Bragagnlo of Louiseville.

In her last start at Rideau Carleton, Hurrayupatthebeach took a lifetime mark with a 1:58.2 triumph. She will opening round winner Majeyca (post 1), Olis Spirit (post 5) and Akita Bayama (post 6)

The second filly division is the fifth race, headlined by D Gs Fairystars from post five for driver Jonathan Lachance. She goes against Black Elektra (post 1), Cooking The Speed (post 7) and Flower Sena (post 6).

The eighth race third filly division features Better Now from post three for driver Stephane Brosseau. This son of Betterthancheddar is a newcomer to H3R for trainer Pierre Ouellette and ships to H3R off an impressive 1:59.1 triumph at Grand River Raceway in a division of the Ontario Sire Stakes Grassroots.

Also contenders in the race are Audi Bayama (post 4), Moneymakehersmile (post 5) and Fancy Girl (post 6).

The colts compete in two divisions, the first being the third race where YS Sunshine and driver Stephane Gendron are the early favorite from post five. The son of Sunshine Beach won his opening round division with ease in 2:01.1 and has been race timed at Woodbine Mohawk Park in 1:55.2.

His main competition will come from Guinness Panic (post 6), Blackjack Soleil (post 4) and Sunshine Lou (post 2).

Unbeaten D Gs De Vito is featured in the seventh race second division from post two for driver Jonathan Lachance.

This son of Sportstwriter won his first pari-mutuel start in 2:01.1 and also won an opening round division of the Future Stars Series.

"I think he seems to be a little 'fighter'," Said Lachance, "but it is early in his career and he still has a lot to learn about racing."

Competition for D Gs De Vito in the race are Sport Emilio BG (post 3), Riot (post 5) and Angelo Benjo (post 6).

The eighth race third filly division features Better Now from post three for driver Stephane Brosseau. This son of Betterthancheddar is a newcomer to H3R for trainer Pierre Ouellette and ships to H3R off an impressive 1:59.1 triumph at Grand River Raceway in a division of the Ontario Sire Stakes Grassroots.

Also contenders in the race are Audi Bayama (post 4), Moneymakehersmile (post 5) and Fancy Girl (post 6).

Post time is 6:30 pm and for a free race program, visit www.quebecjockeyclub.com.

From the Quebec Jockey Club

 
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