Summerside, PE – Red Shores Summerside hosts a rare Wednesday night harness racing program with the action going under the lights at 7pm. The spotlight will be on the two and three-year-old trotters in the Lady Slipper Stakes.
Taliesin, owned by Buntainwood Farm of Brackley Beach, will go for his fifth win in a row in the three-year-old division of the Lady Slipper. Gold Cup winning driver will be in the bike as the son of sets up from post two. Rash Statement, with , and Topway and Kuri White are also morning line favorites.
Oceanview Kate from the Bill Roloson stable of Belfast gets the nod in the other three-year-old division. The filly has three wins from four starts this season including an Atlantic Sire Stakes score during Old Home Week. will do the driving.
Dusty Lane Galaxy will headline the two-year-old Lady Slipper splits after recording three straight winning performances and banking $8,982 this season. Peter Buchanan and the estate of George Boswell share the ownership papers on the son of Pjs Nabby. will handle the colt for trainer . Bo Digger, owned by Zackery MacEwen, Stratford and Phantom Beau, owned by Peter Breau of Moncton, trained by John Pineau and driven by , are favorites in their races.
The program also features the Peter Coughlin 30th Anniversary Memorial on race 11. Tambora has drawn the rail in the event for owner Paul Trainer and driver Daryl Jelley.
The Lady Slipper Stakes program will be carried live at www.redshores.ca
Racing returns Sunday to the Prince County oval. Post time is 1pm.