Charlottetown, PE - Tempo Seelster, under the command of owner, won the Saturday feature in 1:59.2 at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park.
Poulton sent the pace the front and cruised through fractions of 29.4, 1:01 and 1:30.3 before storming home with a 28.4 closing panel to hold off a fast charging Van Zant () by a nose with Blue Star Outlaw ( ) finishing third. Broadcaster Peter MacPhee nailed the winning triactor in the pre-race set-up with the 3-1-2 combination paying out at $93.80.
The fastest mile of the night went to Camcun who stopped the timer in a sparking 1:57 flat for driver-trainerand his co-owner Dan Belliveau of Halifax, N.S.
Abundaspin extended his winning streak to three for driverand owner Mikaela Lustic of Cornwall. Shepherd put the 14 year-old trotter on the point and out- sprinted the field in the 2:01.3 mile. Kan Wire and Caliban Hanover completed the top three.
Neal made his return to the racetrack with an impressive win the second trot class. The trotting star, driven by trainer, blasted from the back of the pack early to take over the pulse of the race to deliver the victory in race 3. Bill Andrew, Calgary, Alberta owns the son of .
and recorded driving doubles on the program.
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Red Shores Summerside will host the opening card of 2014 on Monday with the Victoria Day Pace feature. Post time is 1pm.
By Lee Drake