Day At The Track

Winter Blast upsets in Red Shores feature

06:36 AM 06 Aug 2018 NZST
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Charlottetown, PE - Winter Blast, under the command of driver Jason Hughes, picked off the race favorites to win the Saturday night feature at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The grey six year-old son of Sand Shooter stopped the timer in 1:56.1.

Trained by Jennifer Doyle for owner Danny Birt, Vernon Bridge, PE, Winter Blast returned $31.90 on the nose for his fifth victory from 14 starts this season. Elm Grove Kaboom (Walter Cheverie) was second while Cartoon Daddy (Kenny Arsenault) completed the triactor. The 8-1-3 combination paid $347.40.

In other action, Sodwana Bay remains perfect since arriving on the East Coast on June 17th capturing the open mares for her seventh win in a row for trainer-driver Gilles Barrieau. Sodwana Bay is owned by Wayne MacRae, NS and Howmac Farms Ltd, PE.

Barrieau, Myles Heffernan and Corey MacPherson recorded driving doubles on the night.

Wager was $49,069.

Racing returns to Charlottetown with the start of Old Home Week 2018 on Thursday August 9th. Post time is 7pm. The 59th running of the Guardian Gold Cup & Saucer takes place on Saturday August 18th. For complete details go to www.redshores.ca

by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

 

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