AE draws in and takes Charlottetown feature

01:46 PM 01 Aug 2014 NZST
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Marc Campbell won with Leading Camdidate

Charlottetown PE- Leading Camdidate and driver Marc Campbell were mighty happy to draw in off of the also eligible list Thursday night at Red Shores'.

They drew into the feature event after the late scratch of the three-horse I D K.

Fresh off a going away victory in his last start, Leading Camdidate made a bold first over move approaching the half and held on for the victory in 1:56.1, for owner Jeff Holmes and trainer John Holmes. Oakrock Almighty was flying on the end of it to nail the place prize and Beckenbauer was third.

On Glenn Taylor Memorial night, grandson Corey MacPherson did his late grandfather proud. Picking up two victories on the card with Trustmeonemoretime and veteran pacer Life Savior.

Worth Remembering and young gun Jack Panting made every call a winning one in the Glenn Taylor Memorial Pace. He fired the six-year-old Ken Warkentin pacer off of the gate in :28.3, and didn't take his foot off of the gas pedal. Laying down fractions of :58.2, 1:27.4, stopping the tele timer in 1:58 for owner Steven Sorrie.

Juraez Cyclone picked up his first lifetime victory in the evenings trot class. The three-year-old Broadway Hall colt was a going away winner in 2:05.2 for co-owners John Breau and Paul Morrison.

Racing returns to Red Shores' Charlottetown Saturday night at 6 p.m. featuring the first leg of the Spud Island Classic for Open Mares.

by Bo Ford, for Red Shores

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