Lucky Encounter rallies for Summerside victory

07:22 AM 09 Jun 2014 NZST
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Summerside, PE - Lucky Encounter won the Sunday afternoon feature in 1:57.4 at Red Shores Summerside.

Norris Rogers mapped out the winning trip which included a three-wide charge down the backstretch. Outside the Wire (Jason Hughes) was second with Ultimate Luck (Stephen Trites) completing the triactor. Lucky Encounter is owned by Jeff Ferrish, Summerside and trained by Dale Sobey.

Marc Campbell had a hat-trick on the afternoon scoring with Ramadawn for trainer Philip Desroches, Kaitlyn Rose from the Ralph Sweet stable of O'Leary and R Es Nancy trained by Dana Sweet, Bloomfield Station, PE

A scary moment in race 2 when Sendmeasign made a break and fell. Driver Norris Rogers was thrown to the track and hit by a trailing horse. Rogers wasn't injured in the accident. Sendmeasign walked back to her stable. Time to Get Jiggy (Gary Chappell) and Rock R Us (Marc Campbell) were also involved with no injuries being reported.

Gilles Barrieau, Jason Hughes, Norris Rogers and Rocky Schurman notched driving doubles on the program.

by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

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