Summerside, PE – The trotters took center stage Sunday at Red Shores Summerside with the Maritime Breeders eliminations.
Phantom Beau, with Kenny Arsenault in the bike, won the first heat named in honor of Lea Bell. Arsenault did the driving for Peter Breau, Moncton, NB and trainer John Pineau. Dusty Lane Galaxy was second with Hope Chest finishing third.
Saulsbrook Pippa gave trainer John Pineau his second MBA elimination win. Corey MacPherson had the trotter on top at all stations in 2:05. Pineau co-owns the filly with Myron Ford of Harrington.
The program also featured the Louis McIsaac Memorial. Evalina, under the command of Corey MacPherson claimed the first division of the McIsaac for Bill and Brian Andrew. The time of the mile was 1:59.4. Whosurwinner finished second with Showhall third. Charlottes Ace wired the field in the other McIsaac split for Marc Campbell and the Greyland Farm of Pugwash, N.S. The filly picked up her fourth win of the season.
The top class went to Every Day for driver Brian Andrew in 1:59.3. The Andrew family, who enjoyed a big day at the track with a winner in the McIsaac Memorial earlier on the card, own the six-year-old son of Western Terror. Pembroke Fella (Brian MacPhee) was second while Carrera Angel (Rocky Schurman) completed the triactor.
The fastest mile of the day was turned in by Bakardi Arti and Brodie MacPhee. They toured the Prince County oval is 1:58.3.
Kenny Arsenault had a driving triple of the day.
Horsemen paid tribute to late Cecil Stewart with the memorial horseshoe ceremony.
For complete results go to www.redshores.ca
by Lee Drake for Red Shores