Day At The Track
Search Results
1 to 13 of 13
1

Local Summerside horsemen Blaine Mckenna has followed through with a promise he made to a familiar face around Red Shores Summerside. Las year, McKenna made a promise to youngster Logan Costain that if he graduated high school he would find him a helmet. Costain held up his end of the deal and graduated from Three Oaks Senior High School in June, now a few months may have passed but on August 31, with the help of Jody Jamieson, McKenna presented Costain with the helmet Jamieson wore during the National Driving Championship in Charlottetown. Always around Red Shores Summerside with his silks, waiting to try and pick up a 'catch-mount' or two, He has been looking for his own helmet for some time now. Jamieson wore the helmet during his five-win performance on August 26 at Red Shores, the same night he was crowned Mr. Canada and won the right to represent Canada at the World Driving Championship. The autographed helmet was presented by McKenna and Red Shores racing manager Adam Walsh in the winner circle at Red Shores' Summerside. by Bo Ford, for Red Shores

Summerside, PE - Carrera Angel, under the command of owner-driver Rocky Schurman converted a pocket ride into a winning score when they claimed the Labor Day pace in a dazzling 1:57.2 Monday at Red Shores Summerside. Leaving from post 5, Schurman placed the nine-year-old gelding behind Capitalism (Jason Hughes) and stalked the leader through splits of 28.3, 59.1, 1:27.4 before over-powering the favorite in the stretch for the victory. Keystone Nobility (Corey MacPherson) was third. The 5-4-2 triactor paid $396.80. Jason Hughes had a big day at the office with four winners on the 13 dash program. The Stratford native opened the afternoon with three-year-old filly Woodmere Trulyblue from the Blaine Mckenna stable and then paraded Brianna Angel and Casimir Lucuano to victory lane. Hughes completed the grand-slam with Beckenbauer in 1:58.2. Song Dream captured the trot feature defeating Scarlet Patti by a neck in 2:04. Brian MacPhee did the driving for owner Mark Ramsey, Greenwood, N.S. and trainer Vaughn Doyle, Charlottetown. The fastest mile of the day went to Just a Professor in line to Ken Murphy in 1:56.4. Murphy, who had a driving double, was booked to drive by owners Creston Gillis, Bell River and Michael and John Clarey of Montague. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

Old Home Week 2014 is starting to come down to the wire, but not until four more harness racing cards become complete. Friday afternoon Red Shores' Charlottetown will play host to four Grassroots divisions of the Lady Slipper for three-year-old fillies. The 12-dash card gets underway at 1 p.m. Racing for a purse of $5,000 the first division lines up in Race 5. Gracious Minnie has drawn the outside post 7 for owners Paul Murphy and Lenny Myers. The Ameripan Gigolo filly has the best time in her last start finishing fourth and pacing her mile in 1:58. She has faced the Atlantic Sire Stakes 'A's in her last two starts, Myers does the training and driving. Charlottes Style is the richest starter in the Race 5 first division, falling just shy of the $ 10,000 cutoff for the Grassroots division. She is owned by the Turn For Home Stable. The daughter of Coasttocoast Yankee comes in showing her first clean line in over a month, she paced in 1:58.4 for trainer - driver Kenny Arsenault. She will leave from Post 2. R Es Confusion, Acton Royal Force, Union Dues, Mademoiselle Neeld and Rhondas Example round out the field. In Race 7, Willow Warrior will look to return to her winning ways after seeing her three race win streak snapped last week. The Brendan Curran trainee missed her first top two finish this season last time out. Mark Bradley will handle the driving duties on the daughter of Western Terror for owner Alby Curran. She is listed as the morning line favourite. Right next door is Woodmere Trulyblue, coming in off of an impressive qualifier in 1:59.2 she will pick up the driving services of Paul Mackenzie. The Articulator filly is owned by Susanne Mac Keigan and Gary Arsenault, Blaine Mckenna does the training. Coconut Ladida, Tobins Beauty, Howmac Missy, Waterhook and Sendmeasign are the other five entries. Landed Alien has been enrolled as the morning line favourite in the third Grassroots division. The Jackie Matheson trainee was a winner two back in 2:01.2, but was interfered with in her last race. Arsenault will be back aboard the Aahm Canadian Now filly for owner Darlene Compton. She leaves from post 5. Gilles Barrieau picks up the catch-driving call on Rosa Santanna from Post 3 for the Spud Island Stable and trainer Jamie Smith, the Santanna Blue Chip filly has $6, 372 to her back roll from 19 lifetime starts. Regular pilot Marc Campbell will drive his own trainee Eastern Eden from Post 1 for owner Perry Burke. Golden Claw, Southside Success, Larsheis and R Es Kate are the other starts. Tarahumara headlines the final division from the outside Post 7. The daughter of Ameripan Gigolo was second in her Atlantic Sire Stakes 'B' division last Saturday for owner - trainer - driver Donnie Mac Neill. The two-entry Mirages Magic has placed in the top three five times this season from seven tries. Irwin Cleaner is the owner-trainer and breeder on the daughter of Articulator, Darren Crowe will drive. The competition compiles of Caspiana, Sea Queen, Bendable Fashion, Shady Kowalski and Pownal Bay Tia. In the afternoon finale, Motor Shark will look to extend his win streak to three for owners Arthur Jay and Tommy Collings, the three-year-old son of Cams Card Shark was a winner two back in a lifetime best 1:56.3 by ten lengths, he followed that up with a 1:57 score, both for trainer - driver Jason Hughes. He has drawn Post 5. Bo Ford

Charlottetown, PE - JK Special, with Walter Cheverie in the bike, won the fillies and mares open Thursday in 1:58.1 at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Cheverie put the Joe Smallwood trainee on the point and rated the mare through fractions of 29.3, 59.4 and 1:29.3 to score the upset victory over General Luckypercy and Cool One. JK Special paid $44.00 to win. It was Cheverie's second winner of the night. The card was also highlighted with two trot divisions. BJ Carmalyta won the first event for Kenny Arsenault and owner Bert Honkoop of Montague while Lyrical Lindy took the second class for driver Jason Hughes, owner William Andrew, Calgary, Alberta and trainer Blaine Mckenna. PC Shockwave recorded the fastest mile of the night in 1:56.4. Brian MacPhee did the driving for owner Scott MacPhail of Montague. Racing returns Saturday in Charlottetown at 6pm. Red Shores Summerside will go Sunday. Post time is 1pm. by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

Charlottetown, PE - One of the top harness racing performers of 2013 is back on the track Saturday in the feature event at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. All Turain, a five-year-old pacing super-star from the Lee and Trevor Hicken stable, will make his 2014 debut in the 12th race top class for driver Brodie MacPhee. The son of Tell All-Tura Hanover is coming off a 1:57.4 qualifier last Saturday. His chart lines include a 1:52.2 romp in the Island Pacing Championship series last October where he defeated his rivals by a stunning 16 lengths. His resume outlines three trips in 1:55.2 when he toured the ovals at Northside Downs, Truro and Charlottetown. His summary includes 8 wins from 21 starts with one second and five thirds. All Turain leaves from post 5 and takes on Premier's pace winner Touch of Lightning owned by Peter and Don Smith, Gerald Morrissey and Larry Chappell. Earl Smith will do the driving on this lifetime winner of $125,898. The $2,200 event also includes Sterling Seelster (Marc Campbell), Nobestbfor (Walter Cheverie), Tempo Seelster (Vince Poulton) Machinthesand (Jason Hughes) and newcomer Perfect Escape (Ron Matheson). In other action, The Foxyhall stable of Summerside has added another contender to their line-up with the purchase of Say It Again Sam who comes in from Mohawk racetrack in Ontario. The pacer makes his Island debut in race 4 for Jason Hughes. Trainer Jamie Smith sends out Rosa Santanna in race 10 riding a two race win streak for the Spud Island stable of Charlottetown while Honeymoonisover is the morning line favorite in the evening's trot class for driver Brian Andrew and his son Blake. The Andrew family will introduce Presto Pegasus to the trotting ranks from post 2 while their mare Buckling Banbury also has a shot at the top three. It could be an Andrew triactor sweep in race 3. Abundaspin moves to Summerside Sunday Summerside, PE - The open trotters invade Red Shores Summerside during a 12 race program Sunday. The first race will be called to the starter at 1pm. Abundaspin, with Harold Shepherd in the bike, will put his winning streak on the line in race 3 against a power-packed line-up which includes three Ron Gass trainees Caliban Hanover, Neal and Pleasure Girls. Gass will drive Neal from post 4 who delivered an impressive score in his last start for owner Bill Andrew of Calgary, Alberta. The Andrew stable also has rail-sitter Lyrical Lindy and Gilles Barrieau in the event. Corey MacPherson will catch drive Caliban Hanover with Walter Cheverie listed on 4-1 shot Pleasure Girls. Cheverie has another live drive aboard Bet The House in the afternoon feature. The Summerside fan favorite, trained by Blaine Mckenna, opened the Summerside campaign with a 1:58 victory for Gilles Barrieau. Barrieau is committed to Tobins Fusion off the rail. The field includes Lucky Encounter (Alex Sobey), Onehotvett (Wade Sorrie), SA Summers Luck (Corey MacPherson) and Toad River (Ken Murphy). Race analyst Jared Stretch is staying with Bet The House as his top choice. "He won the big one here last week and did it in impressive fashion," said Stretch. "He'll have to take care of business from the outside but he's proven in the past he can win from anywhere." For the complete list of entries, top picks and live video go to www.redshores.ca by Lee Drake for Red Shores                                 You must be 19 years of age or older to play, purchase or redeem Atlantic Lottery Products.                               "Contains confidential information, including proprietary AL or third party information, advice and/or recommendations, the disclosure of which may harm AL's or a third party's financial interests; Not intended for public distribution."       ********************************************************************** This E-mail message (including attachments, if any) is intended for the use of the individual or entity to which it is addressed and may contain information that is privileged, proprietary, confidential and exempt from disclosure. If you are not the intended recipient, you are notified that any dissemination, distribution or copying of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify the sender and erase this E-mail message immediately.   Le présent message électronique (y compris les pièces qui y sont annexées, le cas échéant) s'adresse au destinataire indiqué et peut contenir des renseignements de caractère privé ou confidentiel. Si vous n'êtes pas le destinataire de ce document, nous vous signalons qu'il est strictement interdit de le diffuser, de le distribuer ou de le reproduire. Si ce message vous a été transmis par erreur, veuillez en informer l'expéditeur et le supprimer immédiatement.  

Summerside, PE - Bet The House, with Gilles Barrieau in the bike, won the Victoria Day Pace Monday during opening day action at Red Shores Summerside. Bet The House stalked leader Bunny Mach (Kenny Arsenault) through splits of 28.3, 57.4 and 1:28 before overpowering the pace setter through to the stretch to stop the timer in 1:58 flat. Bet The House is co-owned by Gary Arsenault, Miscouche and trainer Blaine Mckenna of Elmsdale. McKenna had a training double on the day. Bunny Mach held on for second while Carnivore finished third for driver Marvyn Webster. The 3-1-4 triactor paid $93.70. Lets Make Idea made it three wins in a row with a dazzling 1:57.3 mile in the afternoon's fifth race. Dale Spence did the driving for owner Mikeala Lustic of Cornwall and trainer Jonah Moase. That clocking was the fastest mile of the day and was equaled by Painted Pony for trainer Raymond White of Murray River and driver Marc Campbell. The season opener went to Tobins Knockout for driver Walter Cheverie, trainer Frank Hansen and owners Malcolm Williams, Ellerslie and Alan Williams, Oakville, Ontario. The five-year-old mare tracked down fraction setter Kaitlyn Rose for the 2:00.1 victory. Cheverie, Campbell, Barrieau and Corey MacPherson recorded driving doubles on the card. The owner-trainer team of Casey Gavin and Thane Mann kicked off the new season with two scores with Silverhill Lucky and Silverhill Gertie. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca. Racing returns Sunday. Post time is 1pm. by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

Charlottetown, PE – The card showcased the two-year-old fillies in the Lady Slipper Stakes. The $20,200 gold division went to Saulsbrook Alana. The filly equalled the Charlottetown track record with a 1:56.1 score for her fifth win in a row. Marc Campbell did the driving for owner Reg MacPherson and trainer Kevin MacLean. Elm Grove Inarush battled hard for second while Sea Anna Win grabbed the show spot. Shindeagan, with Danny Romo driving, came flying late to capture the opening leg of the Lady Slipper grassroots in a new lifetime best of 1:59 flat while Mandy M Mac made her winning debut for William Andrew, Calgary and trainer Blaine Mckenna. Walter Cheverie, who is teaming up with Noonan Petroleum in the Drive for Charity event to raise money for the Prince County Hospital Foundation, did the driving. Acton Royal Force put up a great performance for driver Bernard McCallum to win in 2:00.3. The two-year-old colts made their appearance in the Joe O’Brien Memorial stakes. Settlement Request and Gilles Barrieau took the first $10,000 gold in 2:00 flat. The colt turned away JJ Laser (Marc Campbell) and Dumas Walker (Myles Heffernan) for the victory. Island Gigolo secured the top spot in the second O’Brien gold split for Brodie MacPhee and owner James Pound of Hunter River. The time of the mile was 1:59.2 a personal best. Rebelseven was second with Dusty Lane Oliver completing the triactor. All Turain won his fifth race in a row with a dazzling 1:54.2 victory in the second leg of the Island Pacing Championship Saturday at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Brodie MacPhee did the driving for owners Trevor and Lee Hicken. It was MacPhee’s third trip to the winner’s circle on the card. Touch of Lightning finished second with Lucky Encounter rounding out the top three. Big League, owned and trained by Jonah Moase, Cornwall recorded his 11th win of the year when he captured the first division of the second leg of the Island Pacing Championship. The mile was clocked in 1:56 for driver Corey MacPherson. Wild Dragon held on for second while Cambest Kisser finished third. The Island Pacing Championship final, presented by Meridian Farms, is Sunday October 13 during the Atlantic Breeders Crown. In the other action with the O’Brien stakes, Heroes Never Die used good gate speed and a brave stretch drive to notch his second win in a row in 2:02.3 for Foxyhall Racing Stable, Summerside, PE and driver Jason Hughes. Elm Grove Intrepid recorded his third win of the season in his O’Brien division stopping the timer in 1:59.3 for MacPhee and trainer Jackie Matheson while Post Haste and Angelo Camilli also took home an O’Brien cooler. Another highlight on the program was the Mr. and Mrs. Bryson pace. The newlyweds were trackside to present the winning cooler to Isleofpalms and Jason Hughes. Stephen Quinn trains the four-year-old mare for Westley Patriquin, Debert and Paul Merlin of Wentworth, N.S. The groom even selected the horse to win in a pre-race interview. Hughes had a driving triple on the night. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca By Lee Drake

Charlottetown, PE - The second annual Red Cup Classic, presented by the new Lotto 6/49, returns to Red Shores Racetrack & Casino in Charlottetown Saturday at 6pm while all the action shifts to Red Shores Summerside Sunday. Post time is 1pm. The Bell-Aliant Race Day broadcast will have all the coverage of the events at www.redshores.ca The Red Cup Classis is a festival style event with racing, live entertainment, prize giveaways, trackside presentations and promotions over two days at Island racetracks. Panacotta has drawn the rail in the Red Cup Classic feature Saturday for driver Blaine Baglole and owner Shane Baglole of Cornwall. The morning line favorite is Veronicavermillion from post four for Brian MacPhee. The Neil Bambrick trainee has been very sharp with performances in the 1:55 range. This will be a tough assignment. Wild Dragon (Kenny Arsenault) and Balanchine (Ron Matheson) are in the race but will have to start from outside posts. The field also includes Brodys Leona (Corey MacPherson), Nobestbfor (Walter Cheverie), Blue Star Outlaw (Jason Hughes) and Lucky Encounter (Norris Rogers). Lyrical Lindy, owned by Bill Andrew, Calgary, Alberta, is the morning line favorite at 5-2 in the evening's trot class. Corey MacPherson will be in the driver's seat for trainer Blaine Mckenna. The Mr. Trot Challenge standings have been posted with Marc Campbell still leading the way at 114 points. Walter Cheverie is second with 109, Ron Gass is third with 100 while Willie Murphy is fourth with 96. The challenge, presented by Johnston's Salads and Keybrand Foods Inc, awards points on a 10-7-5 basis for a 1-2-3 finish with trotters at Charlottetown. Atlantic Aged Mares Final and O'Brien Stakes Sunday at Summerside Summerside, PE - The Red Cup Classic, presented by the new Lotto 6/49, is getting some high profile help Sunday at Red Shores Summerside. Post time for the afternoon program is 1pm with the $14, 520 Atlantic Aged Mares Final slated for race 11. Trainer Stephen Quinn has three entered in the big race which includes Stayoutofmyaffair off the rail for catch-driver Mark Bradley (3-1), Lucky Boot Cam, a 10-1 shot for Jason Hughes and Bunny Mach with Gary Chappell driving being listed as 6-1 on the morning line. They will be trying to knock off favorite Dirt Track Momma from the Jonah Moase stable. This mare has been nothing but dominant this season with 16 wins from 32 starts and $39,525 in her bank account going into the event. Kenny Arsenault gets the driving assignment from post 4. The power-packed roster also includes JK Special, General Luckypercy, Doober Hoozzitz and Skylark Hanover. The program also has the Joe O'Brien memorial stakes with two divisions of grassroots going for $6,600 each and two gold splits at $10,000 apiece. So Much to Say, owned by Colleen Dickie and trained by Tom Weatherbie, and Windemere Ron (Gilles Barrieau) are leading candidates in the grassroots while Forever Paradise, from the red hot Kevin MacLean stable, and Scarlet Chaser with John Holmes picking up the catch-drive are favorites in their respective gold divisions. The Bell-Aliant Race Day show will be on location for the big day of racing packed with live entertainment, promotions, trackside presentations and prize draws. For race programs, top picks from Jared Stretch and live video go to www.redshores.ca Lee A. Drake  

Summerside, PE – Red Shores Summerside staged the Atlantic Aged Mares Pacing Series Sunday. Driver Kenny Arsenault won both divisions. Arsenault muscled Stayoutofmyaffair back to the front after releasing General Luckypercy through the opening panel in 27.4. Once in command, the Stephen Quinn trainee posted fractions of 58.1 to the half while the three quarter pole station was reached in 1:27.3. The time of the mile was 1:56.3. Robi Hughes, Stratford, owns the mare. General Luckypercy (Gilles Barrieau) held on for second while stable-mate Bunny Mach (Jason Hughes) was third. Dirt Track Momma have Arsenault his second Aged Mares Series win with a 1:56 gate to wire effort for owner-trainer Jonah Moase, Cornwall. The mare turned back JK Special (Walter Cheverie) and Skylark Hanover (Gilles Barrieau) to complete the triactor. In other action, driver-trainer Phillip Desroches won the first two races of the afternoon. Desroches drove Eww That Smell to victory while his trainee Duchess Killen completed the double with Jason Hughes driving. The other feature on the afternoon went to Bet the House and driver Gilles Barrieau in 1:56.4. Barrieau did the driving for owner Gary Arsenault, Miscouche and Blaine Mckenna of Elmsdale. The harness racing community held a touching ceremony after race 4 with the memorial horseshoe in honor of driver and Prince County Horsemen’s Club president Phillip Doucette. Doucette passed away suddenly last Sunday shortly after competing in a race at Red Shores Summerside. His horse, Tobins Star, was taken trackside by Sheldon and Jacki Rogers as family members, drivers and members of the industry paid tribute with a moment of silence broken by the call the post. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca by Lee Drake for Red Shores  

Charlottetown, PE - The PEI Colt stakes has once again attracted the stars of the region when Red Shores Racetrack & Casino plays host to a Saturday double header at 1pm and 7pm. The two -year-old colts and fillies take to the CDP oval for the afternoon program while the three-year-old colts and fillies will go under the lights. The action will be carried live at www.redshores.ca Tobins Fushion, Super S Yzerman and Saulsbrook Alana will highlight the action packed 14 dash afternoon card in their respective divisions. Gilles Barrieau will drive Tobins Fushion in race 5. The colt, owned by Boyd MacDonald and Daniel Ross of PEI and Charles Seymour, N.B., has $18,605 banked this season and goes into the race with six wins and a second from 8 starts. Super S Yzerman, with Clare MacDonald listed to drive, is the morning line favorite in race 7. MacDonald, who co-owns with Morah Kerr, Greenfield, N.S., will need to work out a trip from post 7 to order to keep his four race win streak alive. Saulsbrook Alana, a two-year-old filly from the Reg MacPherson and Kevin MacLean stable, will parade in race 8 coming off back to back winning performances including that 1:55.1 mile in the Lady Slipper gold stake at Red Shores Summerside. Brodie MacPhee will handle the driving duties. First race post time for the evening card is 7pm with Untouchable One shipping in to race for the Dooley Boys racing stable of Halifax, N.S. The three-year-old pacer has won his last three starts and is closing in on $81,000 in lifetime earnings. Kenny Arsenault will drive from the rail. Libertys Art, Beach Paradise and Brand of My Own are also triactor candidates. One of the most anticipated match-ups of the season will take place in race 8 when The Rev (Danny Romo), Forever Paradise (Brodie MacPhee) and Scarlet Chaser (Gilles Barrieau) hook up in their $5,640 class. Norman Hall, who co-owns Scarlet Chaser, handles the trackside presentations for the PEI Colt stakes so a win would mean hardware for his own mantle. Three-year-old filly sensation Dianna Santanna will go after her 7th win of the season when she lines up from post 4 for catch driver John Holmes, owner Doug MacPhee and trainer Tom Weatherbie in race 7. Atlantic Aged Mares Headline Red Shores Summerside Program on Sunday; Trackside Ceremony for PCHC President Philip Doucette Summerside, PE - Two divisions of the Atlantic Aged Mares will be showcased at Red Shores Summerside Sunday. Post time is 1pm. Stayoutofmyaffair has drawn the rail in the first Atlantic Aged Mares split for trainer Stephen Quinn, driver Kenny Arsenault and owner Robi Hughes of Stratford. The mare is riding a two race winning streak and meets the tough General Luckypercy with Gilles Barrieau in the bike. Quinn will also send out Bunny Mach with Jason Hughes driving for Don and Steven MacRae of Vernon Bridge. The field also includes Doober Hoozzitz, Private Joke and JJ Maywest. Dirt Track Momma takes her A game to the legendary Prince County oval from post five in race 9. The Jonah Moase trainee is coming off a win at Fredericton for young Dale Spence. The five-year-old mare has 15 wins this season. Kenny Arsenault gets the call to drive. JK Special (Walter Cheverie), Lucky Boot Cam (Jason Hughes), Skylark Hanover (Gilles Barrieau), Woodmere Rose (Corey MacPherson) and Mylittlerebel) complete the roster. Each division carries a$3,040 purse. The top guns go to the gate in race 12 with Bet the House guarding the pylons for Barrieau and trainer Blaine Mckenna. Cambest Kisser is the early favorite with King of Rock also part of the top choices. Windemere Express, who ran into some traffic trouble last week, is also entered for Earl Watts and driver Michael McGuigan. The power-packed field has Artners in Crime, Narragansett, Creighton Hanover and Machinthesand in the race 12 showdown. The program will also feature a special trackside ceremony in honor of Prince County Horsemen's Club president Philip Doucette. Doucette passed away suddenly last Sunday after competing in a race a Red Shores Summerside. The ceremony, which honors fallen drivers, will take place after race 4. For complete results, race programs and live video go to www.redshores.ca By Lee Drake  

Charlottetown, PE – A pre-race thunderstorm couldn’t dampen the action Saturday at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino. The track crew worked on the legendary CDP oval while first race post time was delayed until 6:15pm. They had it ready to roll when the action resumed as the 12 dash program featured two divisions of leg one of the Spud Island Classic presented by the PEI Potato Board. Dirt Track Momma, under the command of Island’s leading driver Marc Campbell won her fourth in a row capturing the first division in 1:56 flat for owner-trainer Jonah Moase of Cornwall. Leaving from post three, Campbell released Mach Raiser and driver Mike Stevenson down the backstretch as they raced to the opening quarter in 27,3 but then came back out to power to the front and breeze through fractions of 57.2 and 1:27 to give the mare her 12th victory of the season. Private Joke was second for Gary Chappell while Brodys Leona and Corey MacPherson rallied late to complete triactor. JK Special, owned by Joe Smallwood, Stratford, made her move up the passing lane to take the second division of the Spud Island Classic in 1:57.1. Walter Cheverie engineered the winning trip drafting behind pace sitter Block Party until the head of lane before outsprinting Bunny Mach (Jason Hughes) and Doober Hoozzitz (Terry Gallant) for the win. In other action, Caliban Hanover, with Ron Gass in the bike, defeated the open trotters in gate to wire fashion. The Wendell MacDonald owned trotter turned back Abundaspin (Harold Shepherd) and Honymoonisover (Brian Andrew) in 2:00.3 score. Gilles Barrrieau had a four win performance on the program while Walter Cheverie and trainers Blaine Mckenna and Ron Gass recorded two winners. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca By Lee Drake  

Pang Shui, with Jason Hughes in the bike, won the preferred pace in 1:57.2 Saturday at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park.

The precarious state of harness racing in Ontario appears to be affecting all horsemen across Canada. Prince Edward Island (PEI) conditioner, Blaine Mckenna has had just one starter to the races this year compared to 129 last year.

1 to 13 of 13
1