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The Atlantic Standardbred Breeders Association would like to thank the Prince Edward Island Harness Racing Industry on the recent commitment of $300,000 to the Atlantic Sire Stakes program for 2021. The Atlantic Sires Stakes is steeped in history and has the distinction of being the first Sire Stakes program in Canada. The Atlantic Sires Stake program is open to two and three year old pacers and trotters sired by a stallion registered with the program. There are six divisions in the racing series that end off with Championship finals each October. "The success of the Atlantic Sires Stakes program has been from the support of the provinces of Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and in the past New Brunswick. We look forward to the continued support from all Provinces and their respective Industry Associations," said Atlantic Standardbred Breeders Association President Wayne MacRae. Blaine MacPherson, Chairman of the Prince Edward island Harness Racing Industry Association said " The PEIHRIA is pleased to be able to announce an increase to $300,000 from the PEI industry to help continue to grow the Atlantic Sire Stakes program. With the upcoming Atlantic Classic Sale Friday October 9, 2020 it is a great financial boost for the industry. by Debbie Francis, for the Atlantic Standardbred Breeders Association

The last 3 year old harness racing pacing colt and filly Atlantic Sire Stakes races takes place at Inverness Raceway this Sunday September 20, 2020. Two Divisions of 6 fillies go behind the gate in Races 6 and 8 for a purse of $10,000. Race 6 will has Woodmere Skyroller (Dale Spence) trying to keep her spot at top of the Point standings. Rounding out the top three is Tobins Choice (Gilles Barrieau) and Elm Grove Ocean ( Redmond Doucet). The second Division of A fillies go in race 8 with the favorite Red Dirt Star ( Gilles Barrieau) having rail control, the other top 2 picks are Bellafornow (Clair MacDonald) and Saulsbrook Ocean (Dale Spence) One A Division of 3 year old colts race for a purse of $18,100 in Race 8. Favorite Woodmere Rollnpop ( Clair MacDonad) leaves from post one with Mr Kelly (Adam Merner) and Tobins Rebel (Gilles Barrieau) listed as the other top 2 contenders. Point leader Windemere Ryan has post 8. There is one B Division for each, the colts (Race 4) and fillies (Race 2). Sundays race is the last opportunity for the colts and fillies to earn points towards the Atlantic Breeders Crown Weekend. Points earned in each Atlantic Sires 'A' division pacing event go towards earning a spot in the season-ending Atlantic Breeders Crown Championships which takes place October 10 and 11, 2020 at Red Shores Charlottetown. First race post time at Inverness Raceway is 1pm. by Debbie Francis, for the Atlantic Standardbred Breeders Association  

The last 2 year old pacing filly Atlantic Sire Stakes takes place at Northside Downs this Saturday September 19, 2020. Twelve harness racing fillies will battle in two divisions of 6  and will face off for a purse of $9,620.  Race two has JJ Talisa (Redmond Doucett) leaving from post 2. JJ Talisa sits at top of the point leader board with 19 points. Little Miss Ava (Myles Heffernan Sr) and Somebodys Me ( Mark Pezzarello) round out the top three picks. Race 6 is the second division of two year old fillies with favorite Tobins Brownie (David Dowling) leaving from post 6. Tobins Brownie sits fourth on the Points leader board. The Real McCoy ( Marc Campbell) and Elm Grove Penny are the other top two picks. This is the fillies last Atlantic Sires stake race to earn points towards the Atlantic Breeders Crown Weekend. Points earned in each Atlantic Sires 'A' division pacing event go towards earning a spot in the season-ending Atlantic Breeders Crown Championships which takes place October 10 and 11, 2020 at Red Shores Charlottetown. First race post time at Northside Downs is 1pm. by Debbie Francis, for the Atlantic Standardbred Breeders Association    

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - Woodmere Stealdeal posted notice that he is without peers Wednesday evening after an Atlantic Canadian record performance at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The Steelhead Hanover two-year-old was unhurried at the beginning, leaving from post 6 and getting away fourth in his $12,980 Atlantic Sires Stakes two-year-old pacing colt division. Marc Campbell began his advance second-over past the quarter pole, tripped in 28.4 by Rotten Ronnie (Driven by Redmond Doucet). The half was reached in 58.4 then Woodmere Stealdeal made a three-wide move up the backstretch at the three-quarters of 1:27.2. Campbell and his charge acquired the lead in the stretch drive and pulled clear by one-and-three-quarter lengths in 1:55.1 to set a new track record and Atlantic Canadian record for two-year-old pacing colts. Bettim Again (Kenny Arsenault) was second in the record performance followed by Justcallmedoc (Jason Hughes). Kevin Dorey of Middle Sackville and Robert Sumarah of Halifax, N.S., share ownership of the colt while he hangs his harness bag in the Danny Romo stable of Truro. The victory gives the undefeated rookie four track records from six lifetime starts. Dustylanegoliath won the other $12,980 A-division in 1:56.4 with Gilles Barrieau in the driver's seat for owner Daniel Ross of Belfast. Woodmere Alvin (Campbell) was second while Dusty Lane Morgan (Clare MacDonald) completed the $166.50 triactor ticket. The $2,500 B-divisions for two-year-old colts were won by Class Hero (Corey MacPherson) in 1:58.1, My Boy Cade (Campbell) in 1:59.3 and Whistler (Jason Hughes) in 1:58.2. Trainer Earl Smith had a double on the program while teaming up with driver Brodie MacPhee. Yummy Spice broke her maiden in race 1 in 1:59 then Good Luck Kathy was a 1:58 victor later in the card for the combination. For race replays and more go to Redshores.ca. by Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores  

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - Southfield Skye has yet to taste defeat in her young career and Thursday evening will see if that two-win streak can last through Atlantic Sires Stakes competition at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park as part of Gold Cup and Saucer week racing. The 12-dash Thursday card has a 7 P.M. opening post time featuring a trio of $9,540 Atlantic Sires Stakes A-divisions for two-year-old pacing fillies. Southfield Skye is the favourite in the last division in race 10 for driver Adam Merner, trainer Glen MacKay Sr., and owner Southfield Farms Inc., of Summerside. She will face off with post 7 starter Vicky Everyday (To be driven by Corey MacPherson) and Woodmere Leah (Darren Crowe) from post 2. The Real McCoy is the favourite in race 6 in A-division action. Marc Campbell will be the driver's seat of his trainee for owners Grayland Farm of Gulf Shore and Robert Sumarah of Halifax, N.S. Her main two rivals were both victorious their last starts in Sires Stakes racing with Woodmere Stella (Gilles Barrieau) from post 3 and Aspoonfulofsugar (Dale Spence) with post 6. Little Miss Ava is pegged as the one to beat in the other $9,540 rookie filly split in race 8. Barrieau will again sit in the driver's seat in the absence of regular pilot Myles Heffernan Sr., for owner Jackie Heffernan of Summerville and trainer Myles Heffernan Jr. The Hilarious Halo lass scored a two-length victory in the Callbeck stake last week off a two-hole ride with Barrieau in the bike. Her chief rivals on Thursday are JJ Talisa (Redmond Doucet) off the rail and Maggiesdelight (MacPherson) from the outside post 7. Race 5 is the Joey & Dee Arsenault Memorial with Souverain the favourite with Brodie MacPhee in the bike for Phil Sizer of Kensington. Cougar Gal is the morning line pick in the race 3 Ramblinglily Memorial pace for the late great pacing mares. Marc Campbell drives Cougar Gal for trainer Neil Bambrick of Charlottetown. The Apps and Etta Arsenault Memorial is in race 7 and Lean On Who (Barrieau) is the top choice in her second P.E.I. start for trainer Ron Matheson. The Monctonian Pace lines up in race 9 for a $3,000 purse. Union Man Hanover gets the respect of the classifier as the 5-2 choice with Barrieau driving for Bob MacNeil of Saint John, N.B. JK Express will look for another victory off the rail in the race 11 Joe & Wal Hennessey Memorial pace. Jason Hughes trains and drives the Western Paradise pacer. Go to Redshores.ca to watch the action live and wager online at HPIBet.com. by Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - Only a break in stride has been able to defeat Mr Finlay Ridge in his young harness racing career and that record will be put to the test Tuesday evening at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park as Gold Cup and Saucer Week racing continues. The 10-dash card has a 7 P.M. start time featuring the Atlantic Sires Stakes for two and three-year-old trotters. The two-year-old trotters gather in the lone $15,780 Atlantic Sires Stakes Meridian Farms - P.E.I. Harness Racing Industry Association division in race 3. Mr Finlay Ridge will leave from the second tier in the field of nine with Clare MacDonald at the lines of her trainee, that she co-owns with fellow Bluenosers Arnold Rankin and Ian Tate. The Armbro Barrister colt has won his past three starts with his only defeat coming in his career debut where he ran at the start and finished third. A Little Go Go is second choice from post 3 for trainer-driver Marc Campbell while Fireball Friday (Corey MacPherson) will look to overcome post 8 from the Myles Heffernan Jr., stable. The three-year-old Atlantic Sires Stakes event is in race 7 for a $15,400 pot. Mabou Ridge, the full-brother to Mr Finlay Ridge, is the morning line choice with post 7 for trainer-driver MacDonald and owner Rankin of Antigonish, N.S. Newly minted Summerside Raceway track record holder Tequila Tuesday will retain the services of Marc Campbell in the race bike from the Heffernan stable and will leave from the dreaded 8 hole. Go With Her has knocked on the door of those top colts every week this season and Brodie MacPhee will again steer her from post 6. Race 1 is the Joe Smallwood Memorial for a $1,850 pot with Ableway the morning line favourite from post 3 for driver Steven Shepherd and owner-trainer Carl Bagnall of Stratford. Howmac Blaze (MacPherson) is the favourite in the race 4 Cathy Gormley Memorial from the Michelle Myers stable of Cardigan. Go to Redshores.ca for live video and wager online at HPIBet.com. by Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores  

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - It was all systems go for Saulsbrook Ocean as she stamped herself right into the harness racing record books Saturday afternoon at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park as part of Gold Cup and Saucer Week racing. Dale Spence was in the race bike behind Saulsbrook Ocean as the daughter of Westwardho Hanover claimed her $9,500 Atlantic Sires Stakes three-year-old pacing filly A-division in 1:54.1. The victory was a new track record for three-year-old fillies and cemented Saulsbrook Ocean as the fastest Maritime bred three-year-old ever to win on the East Coast. Joe Baxter trains the winning filly for Nova Scotia owners Saulsbrook Stables, Jennifer Baxter and Michael McKenzie. Dustylane Zambucca (Driven by Corey MacPherson) was second in the record mile with Ubettimagoodone (Kenny Arsenault) finishing third. Watch Me Dance recorded a new personal best in another $9,500 A-division with a 1:55.4 front-end victory for driver Jason Hughes, trainer and co-owner Stephen Quinn and co-owners John Quinn of Charlottetown and Ozzie MacKay of Moncton, N.B. Bellafornow (Clare MacDonald) rallied for second ahead of Tobins Choice (Gilles Barrieau). Woodmere Skyroller controlled the fractions in her $9,500 Atlantic Sires Stakes split to win over Red Dirt Star (Barrieau) and Ms Moyse (Adam Merner). Brodie MacPhee was at the controls of the Kevin MacLean trained Woodmere Skyroller for owner Reg MacPherson of Stratford. Barrieau made three trips to the winner's circle on the afternoon card aboard Cowgirlinthesand (1:58.4) for trainer Jeff Lilley, JJ Gracie (1:56.2) from his own stable and Joes Beauty (1:58.1) from the Stephen Mason stable of Saint John, N.B. Go to Redshores.ca for race replays and more. by Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores  

Two A divisions of 2 year old colts will highlight the afternoon race card at Northside Downs.  Rotten Ronnie driven by Redmond Doucet goes off as the favorite in the first division after winning his last ATSS start in Truro. The second division will see Woodmere Steeldeal in line to Marc Campbell trying to keep his ATSS season a winning one. The Atlantic Sires Stakes program, the first of its kind in Canada, was formed over fifty years ago to promote the Standardbred horse industry in Atlantic Canada. Today the program showcases the best young horses in the region and offers participants and spectators the finest in harness racing action. Atlantic Sires Stakes events will take place at racetracks throughout Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island this year. Points earned in each 'A' division event will go towards securing a coveted position in the season-ending Atlantic Breeders Crown Championships. First race post time on Saturday at Northside Downs is 1:00 pm. by Debbie Francis, for the Atlantic Standardbred Breeders Association  

Atlantic Sires Stakes racing action heats up again this week as the harness racing trotters and pacers head to Truro Raceway as part of Atlantic Grand Circuit Week. The Atlantic Sires Stakes - Meridian Farms and Prince Edward Island Harness Racing Association two and three-year-old trotters will convene at the Truro oval on Tuesday evening. One division of eight 2 year old trotters will line up behind the gate for a purse of $15,580. The lone division of nine 3 year old trotters will battle for a purse of $15,600. Joining the trotters will be the two year-old pacing fillies which will meet in three 'A' division events and one 'B' event. Atlantic Sires Stakes events will continue on Friday evening when the two year-old pacing colts gather for some friendly competition and the Atlantic Sires Stakes three-year-old pacing colts will meet on Saturday. First race post time on Tuesday at Truro Raceway is 7pm. Entries can be found at www.truroraceway.ca by Debbie Francis, for the Atlantic Standardbred Breeders Association  

SUMMERSIDE, PE - The upset driven Myles Heffernan Jr., stable was razor sharp in three-year-old pacing filly Atlantic Sires Stakes action Friday evening at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway as part of Governor's Plate week racing. Lorne Valley Barb scored a 19-1 shocker in her $9,360 Atlantic Sires stakes A-Division for sophomore fillies. Myles Heffernan Sr., was in the bike behind his son's trainee for the 1:57.2 upset for owner Barry Macleod of Cardigan. The Heffernan stable also won a $2,500 B-division in 1:58.2 with Woodmere Harriet for driver Greg Bailey at 21-1. Dustylane Zambucca was another 1:56.3 upset winner in her $9,360 Sires stakes A-split for driver Corey MacPherson trainer Ron Gass and owner Dianne Gass of Cornwall. The other A-division was claimed by Woodmere Skyroller (Brodie MacPhee) in 1:56 for trainer Kevin Maclean and owner Reg MacPherson of Stratford. Ezra Express prevailed in her $2,500 B-division in a blistering 1:56.4 for trainer-driver Marc Campbell. Glider Man was a winner in the $2,700 Andrew Perry Memorial trot in a front end score of 1:58.4 for driver Kenny Arsenault, co-owner and trainer Jennifer Doyle and co-owner Danny Birt of Earnescliffe. Jason Hughes celebrated a driving triple including two wins from his own stable. For more information go to Redshores.ca. Lee A. Drake Manager Racing, Brands & Broadcast Red Shores Racetrack & Casino Charlottetown & Summerside Locations 58 Kensington Road l Charlottetown, PEI l C1A 9S8 p: 902-620-4222 Ext 4263 l c: 902-629.0836 l f: 902-620-4324 www.redshores.ca Twitter @leedrake01 by Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores

SUMMERSIDE, PE - The first and only crop of Steelhead Hanover was out to impress Thursday evening in Atlantic Sires Stakes action at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway as part of Governor's Plate Week of harness racing. Steel Reefer took first the first bite out the Atlantic Sires Stakes for two-year-old pacing colts, winning his $12,880 A-division in 1:57.2 for trainer-driver Gilles Barrieau. The Steelhead Hanover rookie is owned by Wayne MacRae of Fall River, N.S., and Robert Tilley and Gary Mott of Saint John, N.B. It was a Steelhead Hanover triactor in that division as Mr Rielly (Driven by Corey MacPherson) was beat a neck for second while Dollars And Spence (Redmond Doucet) cut out the mile to finish third in a deadheat with Cougar Hall colt Moneyorroses (Steven Shepherd). Another Steelhead Hanover colt, Woodmere Stealdeal, easily disposed of his maiden status in the second $12,880 A-division winning by eight lengths in 1:57.1 for driver Marc Campbell, trainer Danny Romo and Nova Scotia owners Kevin Dorey of Middle Sackville and Robert Sumarah of Halifax. Woodmere Alvin (Mike McGuigan) was second while Bettim Again (Darren Crowe) completed the $112.60 triactor ticket. Silver Jake won a $2,500 Atlantic Sires Stakes B-division for two-year-old pacing colts in 2:00.3 for driver David Dowling and trainer Devon Wallace. The other B-split was claimed by Class Hero (MacPherson) in 2:04 from the Greg Weatherbee stable. In a rarity in Island racing a pair of siblings born outside the region both won races on the same card. Shes In The Moment, by Control The Moment, had a maiden breaking win in race 1 in 1:58.3 for trainer-driver Campbell then her half-brother Cowboy Logic, by Western Ideal, cruised the oval in an open-length score in 1:56.3 for driver Steven Shepherd and trainer Harold Shepherd. Both horses are out of the Art Major mare Sara Sue. The Shepherd duo also celebrated a win with Harbourlite Jerry in 1:57.4 in race 9 overnight action. For more information go to Redshores.ca. by Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores  

SUMMERSIDE, PE - After being crowned champion in 2019, Woodmere Skyroller will look for her first win of her three-year-old campaign in Atlantic Sires Stakes action Friday evening at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway as Governor's Plate Week racing continues. The 11-dash Friday card has a 6:30 P.M. start time featuring the Atlantic Sires Stakes for three-year-old pacing fillies. The card will feature a trio of $9,360 A-divisions for the sophomore fillies in races 2, 5 and 9 and a pair of $2,500 B-divisions in races 4 and 6. The first division in race 2 has Woodmere Skyroller leaving from post 3 in a compact field of five for driver Brodie MacPhee, trainer Kevin MacLean and owner Reg MacPherson of Stratford. The Rollwithitharry filly was top of her class as a rookie, winning the $20,000 Atlantic Breeders Crown final last season and sits on a pair of second place finishes so far in 2020. Also in the field are Live And Let Di (To be driven by Marc Campbell) and Gotta Love Cabot (Clare MacDonald). The second $9,360 A-division in race 5 will see last year's Maritime Breeder's winner, Na Naa Said So, with post 2 on the gate for the Cape Breton connections of driver Redmond Doucet, trainer Robert MacLeod and owners Hugh MacEachern of Inverness and Ali MacEachern of Truro, N.S. The talented daughter of Westwardo Hanover easily toured the oval at Inverness, N.S., in her lone seasonal start in 1:56.4. Her main rival on Friday will be the currently undefeated Red Dirt Star (Gilles Barrieau) from post 1 sitting on a trio of victories from as many starts in 2020. Tobins Choice has top billing in the final $9,360 Atlantic Sires Stakes three-year-old pacing filly split in race 9 with Barrieau at the lines for trainer Gary Chappell and owners Boyd MacDonald Produce of Crapaud and Daniel Ross of Belfast. The Camystic filly has already seen the winner's circle twice this season and has drawn post 5 for Friday's contest. Other top contenders are Woodmere Nasha (Kenny Arsenault) and Streakazana (Marc Campbell). Race 8 of the card features the $2,700 Andrew Perry Memorial trot with the top five trotters on the East Coast. Freddie has yet to be defeated this season and is relegated to the outside post 5 for trainer-driver Campbell and owners Three Wisemen Stable of Kingston. His top rivals will be Glider Man (Arsenault) and Star Photo (Hughes). Catch the action live on the worldwide broadcast at Redshores.ca and wager online at HPIBet.com. By Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores  

SUMMERSIDE, PE - The Nova Scotia harness racing horses came to play in Atlantic Sires Stakes action Wednesday evening at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway as Governor's Plate Week racing continued. The Atlantic Sires stakes for two-year-old pacing fillies was the main event of the Wednesday program with a pair of $12,620 A-divisions as the Maritime bred youngsters kicked off their careers. Aspoonfulofsugar was much the best in her $12,620 A-split opening up at every call to cruise to an eight-length victory in 2:02.4 over a sloppy track rated two-seconds off. Dale Spence steered the daughter of Rollwithitharry for trainer Joe Baxter and Nova Scotia owners Jennifer Baxter of Falmouth, Sean Baxter and Trish Hardy of Windsor and Matthew Williams of Newport Station. Woodmere Stella (Driven by Earl Smith) finished second while Elm Grove Prerush (Clare MacDonald) was third. Cape Breton rookie Jj Talisa took top prize in the other A-division to give first crop sire Hilarious Halo his first stakes winner. The two-year-old filly got up in the final strides off a pocket ride in 2:02.4 for driver Redmond Doucet, co-owner and trainer Robert MacLeod and co-owner Maria MacLeod, both of South West Margaree, N.S. Race favourite The Real Mccoy (Marc Campbell) cut out the mile to finish second with Terrormasue (MacDonald) completing the triactor ticket. Reademandweep was a 2:04.4 winner in her $2,500 sires stakes B-Division for trainer-driver Jason Hughes. The other B-division was part of a four-win performance by Campbell as he steered Maggiesdelight to a 2:06.1 maiden score for trainer Michelle Myers of Cardigan. Campbell also won with Mayhem Man in 1:59.3 for Jay Noye of Cornwall and scored a pair of wins from his Charlottetown stable aboard Messier Seelster in 1:57.3 and Power Of A Cruiser in 2:00.1. Atlantic Sire Stakes on Thursday The first crop of Steelhead Hanover will look to make a major impact in Thursday evenings Atlantic Sires Stakes competition for two-year-old harness racing pacing colts at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway as part of Governor's Plate Week racing. The Thursday card features 10-dashes starting at 6:30 P.M. with eyes fixed firmly on the $12,880 Atlantic Sires Stakes A-division for two-year-old pacing colts in races 6 and 8. Dollars And Spence is the morning line favourite in the first A-division in race 6 with Redmond Doucet in the bike for owner-trainer John MacLellan of Mabou, N.S. The rookie is sired by Steelhead Hanover, who will have his lone crop go the races this season after the sire passed away midway through the breeding season in 2017. Dollars And Spence was a winner in his first lifetime start, touring the oval at Inverness Raceway in Nova Scotia in 2:00. Other top entries are Steelhead Hanover sons Mr Rielly (To be driven by Corey MacPherson) and Steel Reefer (Gilles Barrieau). The second $12,880 split in race 8 is more of the same as sires go with Woodmere Stealdeal the morning line choice with post 6 in the field of seven for driver Marc Campbell, trainer Danny Romo and owners Kevin Dorey of Middle Sackville and Robert Sumarah of Halifax, N.S. The son of Steelhead Hanover has put in the fastest qualifier to date for Atlantic sired rookies as he pounded out a 1:59.3 trip over the Truro Raceway in Nova Scotia. Dustylanegoliath looks to be another talented Steelhead Hanover from post 7 for trainer-driver Barrieau while Ameripan Gigolo pacer Dusty Lane Morgan is third choice from post 3 for trainer-driver Clare MacDonald. The program will also feature a pair of $2,500 Atlantic Sires B-divisions for rookie colts in races 2 and 4. Check out the action live at Redshores.ca and bet online at HPIBet.com. By Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores

SUMMERSIDE, PE - In control from the word 'go' Treasureonthewater took top prize in the biggest race of the evening Tuesday at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway as part of Governor's Plate harness racing week. Brodie MacPhee was in the bike behind the Marc Campbell trained trotter as she took the lead at the start in her $15,380 Atlantic Sires Stakes two-year-old trot division and cruised through splits of 32.3, 1:05, 1:37 and 2:07.2. Her stablemate Galeowind (Driven by Campbell) was second while Mr Finlay Ridge (Clare MacDonald) recovered from an early break to finish third. Treasureonthewater is owned by Steve MacKenzie of Charlottetown. Countyline Scott scored an upset in his career debut winning an $8,140 three-year-old division of the Atlantic Sires Stakes trot in 2:04.2 for driver David Dowling, trainer Blaine McKenna and owner Susanne MacKeigan of Albert Bridge, N.S. Second went to Dusty Lane Del (Corey MacPherson) with West River Ellie (MacDonald) completing the triactor. Mabou Ridge delivered as the favourite in the other three-year-old trot division winning in 2:00.4 for trainer-driver MacDonald and owner Arnold Rankin of Antigonish, N.S. His arch-rival Tequila Tuesday (Myles Heffernan Sr.) was second ahead of Go With Her (MacPhee). Campbell had a training double on the card as talented Shadow Play filly Plain Jane destroyed the first race of the program in her career debut in 1:57.3 by 25-lengths for owner Leigh Gavin of Tignish. MacPhee had three driving wins on the card as he also scored with Windemeredontuworry in the $2,150 top overnight trot for trainer Norris Rogers of Summerside and in the finale with Much Adoo in 1:58 for trainer Ron Matheson of Charlottetown. Live racing continues Wednesday evening at 6:30 P.M. at Red Shores Summerside. Go to Redshores.ca for more information. By Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores

SUMMERSIDE, PE - The two-year-old harness racing crop of 2020 will have their first chance to show what they are made of Wednesday evening in Atlantic Sires Stakes action at Red Shores Summerside during Governor's Plate Week racing. The 10-dash Wednesday card has a 6 P.M. first race post time featuring the Atlantic Sires Stakes for two-year-old pacing fillies. The program has a pair of $12,620 Atlantic Sires Stakes A-divisions for the rookie fillies in races 6 and 8. Race 6 will see the debut of Woodmere Stella from post 2 after the Earl Smith trained and driven daughter of Steelhead Hanover qualified in 2:00.4 over Red Shores Charlottetown for the ownership group of Next Generation Stable of Stratford. Kck Girlies is second choice for trainer-driver Mike McGuigan from the first crop of Source Of Pride. Little Miss Ava (To be driven by Myles Heffernan Sr.) has rail control in the field of seven representing the first crop of stallion Hilarious Halo after the filly was a qualifying winner in 2:03.1. The second $12,620 split lines up in race 8 with The Real McCoy kicking off her campaign from post 4 as the morning line favourite for trainer-driver Marc Campbell and Nova Scotia owners Grayland Farm of Gulf Shore and Robert Sumarah of Halifax. The Source Of Pride lass was a winner in her qualifier in 2:01.4 in Charlottetown. Also in the field is JJ Talisa from the first crop of Hilarious Halo for driver Redmond Doucet and trainer Robert MacLeod. The filly is the lone horse in the field to already see pari-mutuel action, where she finished second at Inverness Raceway in Nova Scotia in 2:00.3. Vicky Everyday has post 6 for driver Corey MacPherson and trainer Paul Conway of Bonshaw. The filly is from the inaugural crop of Cougar Hall. The program will also feature a pair of $2,500 Atlantic Sires B-divisions for rookie fillies in races 2 and 4. Check out the action live at Redshores.ca and bet online at HPIBet.com. By Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores

SUMMERSIDE, PE – The Titans of the harness racing three-year-old trotting division will face off Tuesday evening at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway as Governor’s Plate Week racing continues. The 10-dash Tuesday program kicks off at 6 P.M. featuring the Atlantic Sires Stakes for two and three-year-old trotters. The much-anticipated match up will occur in race 6 for an $8,140 purse as Mabou Ridge again meets his major rival Tequila Tuesday. Mabou Ridge will leave from post 2 in the compact field of five with trainer Clare MacDonald in the bike for owner Arnold Rankin of Antigonish, N.S. Tequila Tuesday traded blows with that trotter all last season besting him in two of the three championship finals and will look to beat him again from post 4 for driver Myles Heffernan Sr., trainer Myles Heffernan Jr., and owner Jackie Heffernan of Summerville. The other sophomore trot division in race 2 is a wide-open affair as Mykindofparty has the respect of morning line favourite in the $8,140 class. Gary Chappell will be at the controls for trainer Paul MacDonald and owner Jonathan MacDonald of North Wiltshire. Other top entries include Countyline Scott (To be driven by David Dowling) and West River Ellie (MacDonald). The rookie trotters will begin their Atlantic Sires Stakes careers in race 8 for a healthy $15,380 pot as Treasureonthewater will be the favourite from post 2. Trainer Marc Campbell just qualified the Steve MacKenzie owned daughter of Tad The Stud in a 2:06 romp as Charlottetown but will elect to drive Galeowind from post 7. That leaves Brodie MacPhee to handle Treasureonthewater while fellow Campbell stablemate A Little Go Go will be driven by Adam Merner from post 5 in the field of seven. Go to Redshores.ca for race programs, live video and more and wager online at HPIBet.com. By Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores

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