Monday afternoon saw the return of live racing in the province of New Brunswick andnotched three wins on opening day at Fredericton Raceway.
With the wins, the popular driver stands just four-wins shy of 2000 career victories. Included in his wins was the Victoria Day pace with the Eric Wilson trainee Joseph Michael in 2:01.
He paced his final half in a sizzling :58.3 for owners Andrea Dolan and Valerie Phelan. Trites other winners came with Wave That Banner and Dusty Lane Oscar.
Other winners on the card were American Terror ( Ed Harvey ) in 2:04 for owner Kathy McLean and co-owner Harvey. A son of, the four-year-old was very impressive in his first start on N.B soil.
Rounding out the opening day winners were Victory George ( Jeff Lewis ), Pinch Of Paradise ( Phil Reid ) and Lucky In Love ( Mike Downey ). Next live card goes this Saturday on May 24th, post time scheduled for 1:00 P.M.
by Scott Waddell, for HRNB