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CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - The top class dominance continued for Rose Run Quest in the preferred harness racing pace Saturday afternoon at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Marc Campbell supplied the winning steer in the $2,800 preferred pace as he got away fifth with his charge and moved second over behind Burn Out Hanover (Driven by Gilles Barrieau) past the quarter. Burn Out Hanover briefly took control of the lead past three-quarters of 1:26.2 then Rose Run Quest struck the front and powered forward to win by three-and-three-quarter lengths in 1:55. Burn Out Hanover was second with Rockin Indy (David Dowling) finishing third. Blair Hansen of Charlottetown holds the ownership papers of Rose Run Quest, who was celebrating his third straight preferred victory. The $2,700 Best Risque Memorial Open Mares Pace saw The Time To Win score her first win on red soil while taking a pocket-ride to win in 1:56.4 for driver Barrieau, trainer Jackie Matheson and owner Woodmere Farms of Marshfield. Dreas Good Powow (Ken Murphy) finished second with Jordies Hope (Jason Hughes) completing the $134.10 triactor. For race replays and complete results go to www.Redshores.ca. By Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - A field of the top harness racing horses in the Maritimes will butt heads in the Saturday afternoon feature at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The $2,800 preferred pace will line up in race 11 on the program with a 12:30 P.M. first race post time for the 12-dash card. Rose Run Quest has two-straight wins at this level and will leave from post 6 for trainer-driver Marc Campbell and owner Blair Hansen of Charlottetown. The seven-year-old son of If I Can Dream is a 10-time winner so far this season. Euchred ships in from Nova Scotia to trainer Nicholas Oakes and will have the services of Adam Merner in the drivers seat for owner Kayla Habicht Walker of Inverness, N.S. The Shadow Play seven-year-old was third against Rose Run Quest in his latest with a first-over effort after having won in 1:53.3 over Truro Raceway in the Johnny Conroy Invitational earlier this season. Race analyst Les MacIsaac elects to side with Rose Run Quest for top spot. "Rose Run Quest lost his crown for a few weeks but after back to back wins, he's top dog again," MacIsaac said. "It will take a big effort by one of his rivals to prevent a threepeat." Also in the preferred field are Hes Marvalous (Driven by Myles Heffernan Sr.), Burn Out Hanover (Gilles Barrieau), Rockin Indy (David Dowling) and Screen Test (Corey MacPherson). Race 9 on the card is the Best Risque Memorial Open Mares Pace for a $2,700 purse. Jordies Hope knocked off this group in her latest and will leave from post 5 this week for trainer and co-owner Brian Ladner and co-owners Kevin and Lillian Ladner of Charlottetown. Jason Hughes picks up the catch driving assignment. Other top entries include Imagine Speed (Dale Spence) and Traces Of Purple (Campbell). The Saturday program was going to field eliminations of the Maritime Breeder's stakes for two and three-year-old trotters but they were not required with also horses entering advancing straight to next week's finals. The race office received seven entries in the three-year-old trot and five entries for the two-year-old trot. Harness driver Dave Kelly will join broadcast host Peter MacPhee on the Inside Track. The interview segment will go to air at 12:05pm. For live video and more go to www.Redshores.ca. Cheverie Troops Favoured In Sunday Top Events SUMMERSIDE, PE - After being shown open air, Nogreatmischief dispatched his featured foes last week and will look for more of the same this Sunday afternoon at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway. The 11-dash program has a 1 P.M. first race post time with the top class hitting the track in race 10 for a $2,600 purse. The Walter Cheverie trained, driven and co-owned Nogreatmischief has post 6 in the field of as many fresh off a six-length victory his last start for co-owner Brian Thompson of Charlottetown. Mando Fun sliced out the fractions in that start and has post 2 on Sunday with Gilles Barrieau in the driver's seat. JJ Powerball (Driven by Myles Heffernan Sr.) has rail control in the top pace and will look for redemption after having a flat tire in his last outing. The Backstretch Beat in Sunday's card pegs Nogreatmischief as the top entrant after his open-length score last week. "Nogreatmischief toyed with his competition last week and as long as he doesn't leave himself with too much ground to make up you should expect a similar result," reads the beat. Also in the field is Varadero Hanover (Driven by Ken Murphy), Mantario (Norris Rogers) and Best To Hurst (David Dowling). The back-up class lines up in race 11 with Heart And Soul the morning line favourite riding a streak of 10 straight on-the-board finishes for trainer-driver Cheverie and owner Riley Farms Ltd., of Summerside. The Maritime Champion son of Western Paradise would go over $100,000 in career earnings with a win in his Sunday assignment. Other top entries include JK Cowboy (Dale Spene) and Flash In The Pang (Barrieau). Badlands Giovanna rides a two-race win streak into race 2 on the card leaving on the outside in the compact field of five with Jason Hughes driving for trainer Jaycob Sweet, who scored a training double during the last card at the Prince County oval. Owner, trainer and former race caller Alan MacDonald will join broadcast host Rocky Schurman on the Inside Track. The interview segment will air at 12:35pm. Catch the action live at the track or tune into the worldwide broadcast at www.Redshores.ca. By Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores

Charlottetown, PE - Due to rain and wind conditions, the Thursday night harness racing program scheduled for 6:30pm at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park is cancelled. From Lee A. Drake, for Red Shores  

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - With an open-length romp in her rear view mirror, Innocent Kiss will now take on the Thursday evening featured harness racing pacing event at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Red Shores officials will be monitoring a weather system approaching the Island and will make a call on the official program before 1pm Thursday. The 11-dash Thursday card has a scheduled 6:30 P.M. first race post time with Innocent Kiss the favourite in the race 10 top pace for a $2,200 purse. Adam Merner will drive the daughter of Westwardho Hanover that he co-owns with Max Sehl of Port Morien, N.S. The Chris Davies trained mare scored a convincing eight-length victory last week at the capital oval after being camera shy since her last victory in June. Charlottes Western has rail control in the field of pacing mares with four straight top-three finishes lately for trainer-driver Marc Campbell. Bettim Vicky was parked out every step of her latest outing and hung on for second and will leave from post 2 on Thursday with Jeff Lilley in the bike. Race analyst Les MacIsaac will side for post 3 starter Innocent Kiss to earn the top prize. "Innocent Kiss steps up after last weeks confidence building win but she's been here most of the year and as her summary will attest to, with a fair amount of success," MacIsaac said. "She is quite possibly the one to beat." Also in the field if Drivingthedragon N (Driven by Jason Hughes), Dancers Pass (David Dowling) and Collective Wisdom (Gilles Barrieau). The top class trot of the evening lines up in race 7 for a $2,200 purse as Summit City Nate will look to remain undefeated on the East Coast. Owned by Eric Johnston of Summerside, the seven-year-old son of Justice Hall was a five-length winner in his lastest for trainer Earl Watts and will have the services of Dowling in the race bike on Thursday. Other top trotting entries include Star Photo (Hughes) from post 6 and post 7 starter Majian Tango (Jim Ripley). For race programs, live video and more go to www.Redshores.ca. By Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores    

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - The beat goes on for Red Dirt Boomer as the sophomore harness racing pacing colt made it eight-in-a-row during Atlantic Breeder's Crown Championship Sunday at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. In line to trainer Gilles Barrieau in the $20,000 Atlantic Breeder's Crown three-year-old pacing colt final, Red Dirt Boomer established himself on the lead and early and scored a three-length route in 1:56.4 over a track listed with a one-second variant. Purple Poet (Driven by Kenny Arsenault) rallied for second with Red Dirt Rocknroll (David Dowling) taking a two-hole ride to finish third. Daniel Ross of Belfast holds the ownership papers of Red Dirt Boomer. Woodmere Oleksiak returned to her winning ways in the $20,000 Atlantic Breeder's Crown three-year-old pacing filly final with Dowling supplying the 1:58 steer for trainer Earl Watts and owners Debbie Denney, Ric McNutt, Hollis Newson and Windemere Farms. Emilys Angel (Arsenault) drew in off the also-eligible list to finish second with Cheeky Cherry (Walter Cheverie) completing the healthy $418 trifecta ticket. The Chris Davies stable dominated the $20,000 Atlantic Breeder's Crown two-year-old pacing colt final with the Cornwall based stable taking the top three spots in the championship race. Windemere Ryan took a pocket ride to win the event in 2:00 for driver Walter Cheverie and owner High Five Racing of Stanhope, while The Big Chase (Corey MacPherson) was second and Mr Kelly (Adam Merner) finished third for the Davies trifecta. A tough first-over journey gave Woodmere Skyroller a place in the record books as she was crowned champion in the $20,00 Atlantic Breeder's Crown two-year-old pacing filly final with a 1:58.4 trip for driver MacPherson, trainer Kevin MacLean and owner Reg MacPherson of Stratford. Na Naa Said So (Redmond Doucet) finished a quarter-length back in second while Woodmere Nasha (Arsenault) came from off-the-pace to finish third. Tequila Tuesday prevailed in the Atlantic Breeder's Crown two-year-old trot final Erwin Andrew Memorial sponsored by Meridian Farms and the P.E.I. Harness Racing Industry Association in a front end score of 2:03.1 for driver Myles Heffernan Sr., trainer Myles Heffernan Jr., and owner Jackie Heffernan of Summerville. The $9,000 final saw Mabou Ridge (Driven by Clare MacDonald) finish second with Go With Her (Kuri White) third. Gettin Messi continued his win streak in the $9,000 three-year-old trot final Louis McIsaac Memorial as Mike McGuigan sailed the son of Armbro Barrister to the front and never looked back en route to a nine-length score in 1:59.1. Gettin Messi is owned by Jamie Whalen of Avondale with Len McGuigan handling the training duties. Thelastonestanding (Brian MacPhee) finished second with Richsnortherndream (Arsenault) rounding out the triactor. In aged competition, driver Marc Campbell scored a triple from his own stable and a quadruple as a driver to sweep all the events. Freddie won the $3,000 Atlantic Breeder's Crown Open Trot in 1:59.4 from the Campbell stable while stablemate Rose Run Quest won the $6,000 Invitational Pace in 1:56.2. Jordie Hope hit the line first in the $4,000 Fillies and Mares Open Pace in a 1:57.3 mile for driver Campbell and trainer Brian Ladner of Charlottetown. Campbell's other win was with Jetster in a 1:57.1 mile in a $2,100 overnight class from his own stable. Go to www.Redshores.ca for race replays and more. By Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - With an Island Breeders Championship win in her rearview mirror, After The Lovin continued the momentum in her Atlantic Sires Stakes consolation Saturday afternoon on the weekend of champions at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park.  Jason Hughes pointed the daughter of Carnivore to the lead in the $5,000 Atlantic Sires Stakes Breeder’s Crown consolation for three-year-old pacing fillies and never looked back through splits of 30, 1:00.1 and 1:29.4 over sloppy conditions. The final panel was unleashed in 29.3 to win by four-and-three-quarter lengths in 1:59.2. Emilys Angel (Driven By Kenny Arsenault) was second and Pickpocketprincess (Adam Merner) was placed to third. Earl Watts trains After The Lovin for owners River Valley Management of Saint John, N.B., and Windemere Farms of Hampshire. Tomy Tag guarded the rail in the $5,000 two-year-old pacing colt consolation en route to a 2:02 victory for driver Ken Murphy, trainer Clifford Murphy and owner Noonan Holdings Ltd., of Summerside. The next two spots were occupied by Egamer (Arsenault) and Windemere Albert (Hughes). The two-year-old pacing filly consolation saw Elm Grove Ocean use first over tactics to win in 2:02.1 for driver Walter Cheverie, trainer Angus Gillis and owner Done For The Day Stable of New Waterford, N.S. Second went to Streakazana (Marc Campbell) with Lorne Valley Barb (Myles Heffernan Sr.) hitting the ticket for third after leaving from post 8. The final consolation race of the day had Spack Jarrow win the $5,000 three-year-old pacing colt class in 2:00.2 in line to Corey MacPherson for trainer Raymond White and owner Mike Slana of Belfast. A Grand Terror (Barrieau) was second while the $214.10 triactor was completed by Flowersonthebeach (David Dowling). For race replays and more click here. By Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - Fresh off a championship win last weekend, After The Lovin will search for a consolation crown on Saturday afternoon at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The 13-dash Saturday card kicks off at 12:30 P.M. and newly minted Island Breeder's Final winner After The Lovin has post 3 in the $5,000 Atlantic Breeder's Crown three-year-old pacing filly consolation. Jason Hughes is back at the controls in the race 3 contest for trainer Earl Watts and owners Windemere Farms and River Valley Management. Other top entries include Back In The Game (To be driven by Gilles Barrieau) and Pickpocketprincess (Adam Merner). Race analyst Les MacIsaac will side with After The Lovin for the top spot. "After The Lovin earned a new speed badge two back then followed it up with another one in her latest," MacIsaac said. "With her current form as good as it is a threepeat is certainly possible." Howmac Napoleon is the favourite in the race 7 $5,000 two-year-old pacing colt consolation with Merner in the seat for trainer Chris Davies and owner JTL Risk Stable of Port Morien, N.S. The Articulator rookie has won his last two starts heading into Saturday. Streakazana is the morning line favourite in the race 9 two-year-old pacing filly consolation for a $5,000 purse. Marc Campbell trains and drives the post 4 starter for owner Mcr Streakazana Group of Charlottetown. The final consolation of the day is the race 12 three-year-old pacing colt race with Don't Be A Hero the top choice with rail control in the $5,000 class for driver Hughes, trainer Watts and owners Windemere Farms, Harris Johnston and John Howatt. Honorable Darlene Compton, minister responsible for harness racing, will join Lee Drake on the Inside Track at 12:05pm. The interview segment will air on the Race Day broadcast network at redshores.ca Champions To Be Crowned On Red Shores Sunday CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - Divisional dominance has been the name of the game for Red Dirt Boomer and he will look for the cherry on top on Atlantic Breeder's Crown championship Sunday at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The 13-dash Sunday card has a 12:30 P.M. first race post time with Red Dirt Boomer putting his seven-race winning streak to the test in race 12 of the program in the $20,000 Atlantic Breeder's Crown final for three-year-old pacing colts. Trainer Gilles Barrieau handles the driving duties of Red Dirt Boomer from post 4 for owner Daniel Ross of Belfast. Woodmere Oleksiak will look for redemption in the race 10 Atlantic Breeder's Crown for three-year-old pacing fillies as the daughter of Articulator has post 1 in the $20,000 event after seeing her win streak snapped in her latest. David Dowling is back in the bike for trainer Earl Watts and owners Windemere Farms, Hollis Newsom, Debbie Denney and Ric McNutt. With his breaking issues in the past, Woodmere Rollnpop was a convincing winner last week and will try for more of the same in the race 8 Atlantic Breeder's Crown two-year-old colt pace for a $20,000 purse. Clare MacDonald trains and drives the son of Rollwithitharry for owners Morah Kerr and Phonsie MacEachern of Nova Scotia. Na Naa Said So is the favourite in the race 6 $20,000 Atlantic Breeder's Crown two-year-old pacing filly final from post 5 for the team of driver Redmond Doucet, trainer Robert MacLeod and Nova Scotia owners Hugh and Ali MacEachern. The rivalry resumes between Mabou Ridge (MacDonald) and Tequila Tuesday (Myles Heffernan Sr.) in the $9,000 Atlantic Breeder's Crown two-year-old trot final Erwin Andrew Memorial in race 2 sponsored by Meridian Farms and the P.E.I. Harness Racing Industry Association. Tequila Tuesday got the better of Mabou Ridge last week in the Island Breeder's final and the former has post 4 to work from this week. With six straight wins, Gettin Messi is the favourite in the $9,000 three-year-old trot final Louis McIsaac Memorial in race 4 with Mike McGuigan driving from post 3 for trainer Len McGuigan and owner Jamie Whalen of Avondale. The son of Amrbro Barrister has won his last six starts heading into Sunday championship. The memorial final is also presented by Meridian Farms and PEI Harness Racing Industry Association. Also on the program is a $3,000 Open Trot Class in race 7, a $4,000 Fillies and Mares Open Pace in race 9 and a $6,000 Invitational Pace in race 13. The Race Day TV network, presented by City of Charlottetown and Xplornet, will carry all the action live from the Charlottetown based location. Lee Drake, Peter MacPhee, Vance Cameron and Ken Warkentin will host Championship Sunday. Varadero Hanover Looks For Upset Repeat SUMMERSIDE, PE - After shocking the tote board and betting public in last week's top event, Varadero Hanover has his work cut out for him to repeat that magic on a special Monday afternoon program at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway. The 11-dash Monday card has a 1 P.M. post time with Varadero Hanover leaving from post 5 in the race 10 top event for a $2,500 purse. Ken Murphy supplied the upset last week and will be in the race bike again Monday for trainer Jeff Wallace and owner Bobby Gordon of Elmsdale. Riding a perfect two-hole trip, Varadero Hanover was at 13-1 odds when he hit the wire first in last week's top class. Also in the Monday afternoon feature is post 1 starter Pictonian Storm with Myles Heffernan Sr., in the bike for trainer Wade Sorrie with a win and a second in his last two. Nogreatmischief rallied late for a third place finish in last week's top event and has post 4 this week for trainer-driver Walter Cheverie while Mando Fun cut out all the action in that race to finish second. Mando Fun leaves from post 3 on Monday with Gilles Barrieau back in the driver's seat. Rounding out the field if post 2 starter Mantario for the combo of driver Norris Rogers and trainer Alex Sobey. The backstretch beat in Monday program pegs Nogreatmischief for top spot on the podium. "What a performance from Nogreatmischief weaving through traffic to hit the ticket in his latest," reads the beat. "If he doesn't have so much to try and do late in the mile this week he could mop up the whole field. Top call." The $2,100 back-up pace lines up in race 8 with Best To Hurst the morning line favourite with rail control for driver Barrieau, trainer Earl Watts and owners Neal Moase of Warren Grove, Windemere Farms of Hampshire and Roger Burns of North Rustico. The class dropping son of Cambest has recorded five wins so far this season including a 1:54.3 victory over Red Shores Charlottetown. Other top entrants are Coasttocoastshark (Driven by Murphy) and Heart And Soul (Cheverie). For more information go to www.Redshores.ca. By Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - Every year Gilles Barrieau is amongst the top percentage harness racing drivers in all of Canada and Thursday evening was a shining example of his prowess at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The Saint John, N.B., reinsman had five wins on the Thursday evening program coupled with three second-place finishes and a single third place finish from 10 drives. Barrieau kicked the action off winning the race 2 Lady Slipper eligible two-year-old filly pace for a $2,500 pot with Thebossisagirl in 2:00.1 for trainer Jackie Matheson of Charlottetown. Finnish Your Way (1:59.4) was a dominate winner in race 4 from the Barrieau stable then newcomer Summit City Nate (1:59.1) delivered as the favourite for trainer Earl Watts of Hampshire. Cougar Gal (1:59.3) provided an upset in race 8 for trainer Neil Bambrick of Charlottetown then Barrieau and Matheson reunited to win the featured pace in the finale with Collective Wisdom in 1:58.1. The five-bagger pushes Barrieau to 83 wins at the capital oval as he trails first-place driver Marc Campbell at 96 victories. Pineapple Express broke his maiden in the $2,500 O'Brien eligible three-year-old colt pace for non-winners of $3,000 lifetime. William MacKay of Breadalbane trains and drives the son of Articulator as he paced in 2:01.3. For race replays and more check out www.Redshores.ca. By Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - With pylon control, Mrs Dragonfire will look to avenge her narrow loss in her latest start in the Thursday evening harness racing feature at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The 12-dash Thursday evening presentation gets underway at 6:30 P.M. with the featured pacing lining up in the evening finale for a $2,000 purse. The race 12 top event has Mrs Dragonfire leaving from post 1 in the field of pacing mares with Dale Spence in the bike for owner-trainer Reg Ferguson of Charlottetown. The four-year-old daughter of Dragon Again recovered from an early break in stride last week to rally late and finish second by a neck in 1:59.4. Gilles Barrieau was in the bike for that start but the New Brunswick reinsman has elected to drive post 5 starter Collective Wisdom from the Jackie Matheson stable on Thursday. Post 7 belongs to Rocknrols Image with Jason Hughes at the lines fresh off a 1:58.1 front end victory. Race analyst Les MacIsaac sees redemption in Mrs Dragonfire's future. "An early break, a long tough trip and broken equipment should be enough of an indication that last time out it simply wasn't her day but to her credit she still ended up second," MacIsaac said. "Off that performance and with rail control tonight she's quite possibly the one to beat." Also in the field is Elm Grove Misty (Driven by Dave Kelly), Dorabella (Ken Murphy), Charlottes Western (Marc Campbell), Julep Hanover (Wade Myers) and Dancers Pass (David Dowling). The Town Of Stratford Pace lines up behind the starting gate in race 4 with Finnish Your Way looking to overcome post 8 in her three-year-old debut after winning his last two starts as a rookie last fall. Barrieau trains and drives the daughter of Bettors Delight for owners Wayne MacRae of Fall River, N.S., and Bloomingwood Farms Ltd., of Ontario. Other top entries include Naxos (Kenny Arsenault) and Vintage Winner (Murphy). Race 2 on the card is a $2,500 event for Lady Slipper eligible two-year-old fillies with Thebossisagirl favoured from post 5 for driver Barrieau and trainer Jackie Matheson. Race 6 is a class for Joe O'Brien Memorial eligible three-year-old pacing colts for a $2,500 pot and Silverhilllightnin is the top choice with Myles Heffernan Sr., driving for trainer Stacey Lund. Summit City Nate makes his debut in the race 7 trot with Barrieau driving the Earl Watts trainee for owner Eric Johnston of Summerside. The Justice Hall seven-year-old last raced in July at Georgian Downs finishing fifth while individually timed in 1:56.4. The winner of 28 races and $203,033 in career earnings just qualified at Red Shores Summerside in 1:59.4. For live video, race programs and more go to www.Redshores.ca. By Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - The streak was expanded to seven straight for Red Dirt Boomer in the 'glamour boys' division of the Island Breeder's finals Saturday afternoon on the championship harness racing card at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The Gilles Barrieau trained and driven colt guarded the rail from the start and cruised to a 1:56.1 victory in the $12,000 three-year-old pacing colt Island Breeders Final Harry O'Brien Memorial over Q Ts Charlie (Driven by Ken Murphy) and Notorious (Marc Campbell). A product of breeder Lowell Balderston of North Wiltshire, Red Dirt Boomer is owned by Daniel Ross of Belfast. The Island Breeder's final for three-year-old pacing fillies, named the Ron McInnis Memorial saw a major upset as Woodmere Oleksiak (Driven by David Dowling) had her win streak cut at eight races as fellow Earl Watts stablemate After The Lovin captured the $12,000 purse in 1:58. A daughter of Carnivore, After The Lovin is owned and bred by Windemere Farms of Hampshire and River Valley Management of New Brunswick. Elm Grove Nellie (Dale Spence) completed the triactor. Win his win streak still intact, Getting Messi won his sixth straight in the $8,500 Island Breeder's three-year-old trot final Albert Bernard Memorial as Mike McGuigan guided the son of Armbro Barrister to a 2:00 victory over Thelastonestanding (Brian MacPhee) and Dusty Lane Titan (Campbell). Len McGuigan trains Gettin Messi for owner Jamie Whalen of Avondale. Tequila Tuesday (Myles Heffernan Sr.) erased the three race win streak of Mabou Ridge (Clare MacDonald) as the former controlled the front end in the $8,500 Island Breeder's two-year-old trot final named in Memory of Mrs. James 'Ma' Poulton. Time of the mile was 2:03.3 with Mabou Ridge second and Incredible Hally (Campbell) finishing third. Bred by William Andrew of Calgary, Alta., Tequila Tuesday is trained by Myles Heffernan Jr., for owner Jackie Heffernan of Summerville. In the two-year-old pacing filly Island Breeder's final Brian Andrew Memorial, Saulsbrook Ocean took a two-hole ride to win the $12,000 event in 2:00.2 for driver Spence, trainer Joe Baxter and Nova Scotia owners Saulsbrook Stables of Windsor, Jennifer Baxter of Falmouth and Michael McKenzie of Newport. Second went to Bettorthanbobbi (Mark Bradley) with Tobins Choice (Campbell) finishing third. Al MacNeill of Windsor, N.S., and Louis Willinger of Louisville, Kentucky bred Saulsbrook Ocean, a daughter of Westwardho Hanover. The Island Breeder's two-year-old pacing colt final Pat McHugh Memorial saw Woodmere Rollnpop control the front end to win in 1:58.2 for trainer-driver MacDonald and owners Morah Kerr of Greenfield and Phonsie MacEachern of Port Hood, N.S. A product of Bruce Wood's Marshfield nursery, Woodmere Rollnpop prevailed over Windmere Ryan (Walter Cheverie) and Mr Kelly (Adam Merner). Rose Run Quest found the winner's circle in the $3,000 Preferred pace with a 1:55.3 victory for trainer-driver Campbell and owner Blair Hansen of Charlottetown. Imagine Speed upset in the $2,800 Fillies and Mares Open at 10-1 odds with Spence in the bike for the 1:57.4 score for owners Doug Matheson of Cornwall and Jessica Hawkins of Warren Grove. For race replays and more go to www.Redshores.ca. by Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - The Island Breeders Championship are up for grabs Saturday afternoon with a number of winning streaks at stake at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The 13-dash Saturday afternoon card will see the first regular 12:30 P.M. post time of the fall racing season. Six Island Breeder's finals are set for the program including Woodmere Oleksiak who has dominated his last eight races hitting the wire first every time. David Dowling retains the drive from post 2 for trainer Earl Watts in the race 10 Island Breeder's Final named the Ron McInnis Memorial for a $12,000 purse. The Articulator lass is owned by Hollis Newson of Cornwall, Windemere Farms of Hampshire and Nova Scotia owners Debbie Denney of Brooklyn and Ric McNutt of Onslow Mountain. Red Dirt Boomer has won his last six starts and has rail control in the race 12 Harry O'Brien Memorial Island Breeder's three-year-old pacing colt final for owner Daniel Ross of Belfast and trainer-driver Gilles Barrieau. The son of Malicious put together a personal best performance two starts back winning in 1:55.4 over Truro Raceway in Nova Scotia. Gettin Messi earned the title of fastest three-year-old trotter in Maritime Harness Racing history earlier in the season and has followed that up with wins in his last five starts. Mike McGuigan will drive the champion trotter from post 3 in the $8,500 Island Breeder's three-year-old trot final Albert Bernard Memorial in race 4. Len McGuigan trains the Armbro Barrister colt for owner Jamie Whalen of Avondale. A homebred of Arnold Rankin of Antigonish, N.S., Mabou Ridge rides a three-race win streak in race 2 of the program in the $8,500 Island Breeder's two-year-old trot final named in Memory of Mrs. James 'Ma' Poulton. Clare MacDonald trains and drives the son of Armbro Barrister from post 5. Watch Me Dance is the morning line favourite in race 6's Island Breeder's Final for two-year-old pacing fillies named the Brian Andrew Memorial for a $12,000 pot. Co-owned and bred by John and Stephen Quinn of Charlottetown, Ozzie MacKay of Moncton, N.B., shares in the ownership of the Ameripan Gigolo filly. Watch Me Dance has post 3 on Saturday afternoon with Jason Hughes in the race bike. The Big Chase was ultra-impressive in his latest stakes engagement and earns the honour of morning line favourite in the race 8 Island Breeder's two-year-old colt final Pat McHugh Memorial for a $12,000 purse. Corey MacPherson is back at the controls of the Western Paradise colt for owner JTL Risk Stable of Port Morien, N.S., and trainer Melissa Rennie. Also on the program is the $2,800 Fillies and Mares Open pace in race 7 and the $3,000 preferred pace in race 11. Leading Driver, Trainer Gun For Top Class SUMMERSIDE, PE - With a win streak on the line Twice As Bright will face his toughest task to date in the Sunday afternoon featured pace at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway. The Prince County half-miler will play host to 12-dashes Sunday afternoon with a 1 P.M. first race post time and the featured $2,600 top class hits the track in race 11. Twice As Bright has the hottest two individuals at the track next to his name as the post 2 starter is driven by Red Shores Summerside leading driver David Dowling and trained by leading conditioner Elton Millar. A winner in his last three starts including a 1:55.3 score in his latest,  Twice As Bright is owned by Kyle Williams and Charles and Catlin Blaisdell. His road to the winner's circle won't be easy as Best To Hurst (Driven by Jason Hughes) has post 3 and talented Sportswriter colt Mantario (Norris Rogers) leaves from post 5. Also in the field are Varadero Hanover (Ken Murphy), Mando Fun (Gilles Barrieau) and Nogreatmischief (Walter Cheverie). Race 4 on the card is the $1,900 Isabelle and Ivan Cameron Memorial pace with Dusty Lane Cortez the favourite dropping out of stakes competition into post 2 for driver Dowling, trainer Devon Wallace and owners David and Jordan Lewis of Alberton. The Leon Stewart Memorial lines up in race 5 for a $1,300 pot and Windemere Nick is the morning line choice in the field of eight with Hughes driving for trainer Earl Watts and owners Kelly Watts, Lynn Clark and Frank Balcom. Windemere Johny is the favourite in the race 6 Cecil Stewart Memorial with post 4. The $1,400 event will see Dowling in the bike behind the morning line choice for co-owner and trainer Jack McGuirk and co-owner Donald Thompson of Kensington. Badlands Giovanna will have to overcome post 8 in the race 7 Lester Chappell Memorial for a $1,500 purse with Hughes driving for owner Stephen Sweet of Springfield West and trainer Jaycob Sweet. Jaycob showcased his bright future in the race bike P.E.I. Matinee finals recently as the youngster won both classes held at Red Shores Charlottetown driving Cinder Angelina and Sharon The Moment for owner MacKenzie Arsenault. The final Sunday afternoon Memorial pace is the race 8 Bob MacInnis Memorial with JJ Powerball tagged as the one to beat in the $2,300 class for driver Myles Heffernan Sr., trainer Wade Sorrie and owners Austin Sorrie and Tammy Collings. For race programs, promotional plays and live video check out www.Redshores.ca. By Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - Circling four foes during the mile Majian Tango reached up in the stretch drive to win the featured Open Trot Thursday evening at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The $2,300 Open trot class saw Star Photo (Driven by Jason Hughes) strike the lead and lay down healthy splits of 30, 1:00.1 and 1:30.2 while Majian Tango and driver Jim Ripley commenced their move from fifth place in the field of sixth. The five-year-old Tad The Stud gelding found himself just two lengths back at the head of stretch in the middle of unleashing a 29.1 personal closing quarter to best the field by half-a-length in 2:00.2. Star Photo was second with Hop Up (Corey MacPherson) finishing third. Ripley trains Majian Tango for owner Marylea Ripley of Amherst, N.S. The win was number four of the season and number 17 lifetime for the trotter from just 50 career starts. The Canadian Police Knowledge Network 2019 pace saw a front stepping Bayside Alexis easily win the $1,400 event by three-and-a-half lengths in 1:59. Driver Kenny Arsenault engineered the winning score for owner-trainer Scott Dunn of Montague. The three-year-old daughter of Westwardho Hanover was the heavy favourite in the class as she finished on top of the triactor that included Sandhill Star (Ken Murphy) and Better Be In Love (Campbell). Go to www.Redshores.ca for race replays and more. by Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - He may be relegated to the outside harness racing post position but Freddie will try to make the most of it in the Thursday evening Open Trot at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The 12-dash Thursday evening card has a 6:30 P.M. first race post time with the Open Trot lining up in race 8 of the program for a $2,300 purse. Walter Cheverie picks up the catch drive on Freddie in the six-horse field as trainer Marc Campbell has elected to drive post 2 starter and stablemate Buckaroo at 6-1 morning line odds. Cheverie will search for three straight with the post 6 starting Freddie as he scored convincing open length victories in his last two starts for owner Three Wisemen Stable of Kingston. Star Photo has post 3 in the class and has yet to see the winner's circle since Old Home Week but has had five straight top-three finishes in the weeks since then for driver Jason Hughes. Former Open Trot champion Majian Tango has post 5 for trainer-driver Jim Ripley. Race analyst Les MacIsaac will side with Freddie for the winning position this week. "Freddie gets the outside post again but when you've been as dominant as he has, that's the price you pay," MacIsaac said. "They'll beat him again eventually but there's no real case to be made that it will happen tonight." Also in the field is Scary Good (Driven by Gilles Barrieau) and Hop Up (Corey MacPherson). The CPKN Stanhope Workshop 2019 pace hits the track in race 7 of the program for a $1,400 purse. Bayside Alexis is favoured in the field of eight fillies and mares with Kenny Arsenault in the driver's seat from post 1 for owner-trainer Scott Dunn of Montague. Other top entries include Good Luck Kathy (Earl Smith) and Better Be In Love (Campbell). Customers can enjoy several on track promotions when they play the horses. The Pick 5 on races 6 - 10 offers a $500 prize while any customer who tags their ticket for an additional $2 has a chance to win a $25 jackpot on that race with the Wild Horses ticket. The annual Drive for Charity has wrapped up for the season. The official cheque presentations from the businesses and drivers to the charities will take place on October 12th during the Atlantic Breeder Crown weekend presented by the City of Charlottetown. For race programs, promotional information and more go to www.Redshores.ca. By Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores      

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - The Joe O'Brien Memorial harness racing stakes was all girl power all night as trainer Melissa Rennie won three divisions of the event Saturday evening at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The Cornwall based Rennie stable captured both $11,000 Joe O'Brien Memorial Gold divisions for two-year-old pacing colts as well as a grassroots division. Windemere Ryan (Driven by Adam Merner) delivered in his $11,000 O'Brien gold split in a 1:59.1 score owner Hugh Five Racing of Stanhope then the second division saw a one-two finish for Rennie as The Big Chase (Corey MacPherson) upset his favoured stablemate Mr Kelly (Merner) in 1:57.2. The Big Chase is owned by JTL Risk Stable of Port Morien, N.S. Howmac Napoleon was the third Rennie winner in 2:00.2 in a $8,000 O'Brien grassroots division in line to Merner for owner JTL Risk Stable. Egamer captured the other two-year-old grassroots division for trainer Garth Cole and driver Kenny Arsenault stopping the clock in 2:00.3. The program also featured the Lady Slipper stake for two-year-old pacing fillies and Na Naa Said So controlled every step of her $13,000 Gold division en route to a 1:58.2 score for driver Redmond Doucet, trainer Robert MacLeod and owners Hugh and Ali MacEachern of Nova Scotia. Woodmere Skyroller used identical tactics to win the other $13,000 filly Gold race with an open-length victory for driver MacPherson, trainer Kevin MacLean and owner Reg MacPherson of Stratford. The $9,000 Lady Slipper grassroots divisions for two-year-old pacing fillies were claimed by Red Dirt Star (Gilles Barrieau) in 1:58.3 and Naxos (Arsenault) in 2:00.1. Driver David Dowling made four trips to the winner's circle on the 13-dash card including a double for trainer Brittany Watts. Watts and Dowling delivered as the favourites in overnight action with Creepin in 1:56.2 and Woodmere Chella in 1:57.1 to give Watts five wins from just 12 career starts as a conditioner. Dowling also won with Silverhill Buddy in a new lifetime best of 1:56.2 for the horse's second straight win for trainer David Myers, and with Rockin Indy for trainer Troy Murray of Clyde River in 1:56.2. For race replays and more go to www.Redshores.ca. by Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - The top harness racing filly in Eastern Canada will have a fresh challenger from the center of the nation on a stakes Saturday at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The 13-dash presentation has a 6 P.M. first race post time featuring the Lady Slipper stakes for two-year-old pacing fillies and the Joe O'Brien Memorial stakes for two-year-old pacing colts. The card features a pair of $13,000 Lady Slipper Gold divisions for rookie fillies in races 10 and 12. Watch Me Dance headlines the final division in race 12 as the top money earning rookie filly will have Jason Hughes pinch hitting in place of regular pilot Mark Bradley, who has elected to drive post 6 starter Bettorthanbobbi. Hughes and Watch Me Dance leave from post 3 in the field fresh off a win in 1:58 her last start for trainer and co-owner Stephen Quinn and co-owners John Quinn of Charlottetown and Ozzie MacKay of Moncton, N.B. A winner of $23,218 so far this season, the filly has six top-two finishes from seven seasonal outings in her debut campaign. Mittaroniandcheese has rail control in the field of seven with Adam Merner driving the daughter of Betterthancheddar for owner Shaun MacIsaac of Charlottetown and trainer Jamie Smith. Fresh off a maiden breaking score, Mittaroniandcheese was racing the tough Ontario Sires Stakes circuit and draws into her first stakes engagement in Atlantic Canada. The other Lady Slipper Gold division in race 10 will have Streakazana mounting a top challenge from post 6 for trainer-driver Marc Campbell and fractional ownership group MCR Streakazana Group of Charlottetown. In O'Brien Gold action for two-year-old pacing colts, Windemere Ryan and Woodmere Rollnpop will square off in an $11,000 division in race 6. Windemere Ryan will guard the rail for driver Adam Merner, trainer Melissa Rennie and owner High Five Racing Stable of Stanhope, while divisional leader Woodmere Rollnpop has post 5 for trainer-driver Clare MacDonald. Merner and Rennie are favoured in the other split in race 8 as Mr Kelly has post 1 as the morning line favourite in the $11,000 class. The son of Rollwithitharry will take his never worse than third record into the event for owners Marsha Knoz and Kyla and Wade MacDonald of Stanhope. The card also has a number of Lady Slipper and O'Brien grassroots divisions as well as the Dave Holland 50 Years In Radio pace in race 4. Holland will join Lee Drake and Peter MacPhee on the Red Shores broadcast including a special edition of the Inside Track at 5:35pm. Stakes Mania Sunday In Summerside SUMMERSIDE, PE - Fresh off a lifetime best performance, Woodmere Oleksiak will put her undefeated streak to the ultimate test Sunday afternoon at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway on a mega-stakes program. The 11-dash Sunday card gets underway at 1 P.M. with Woodmere Oleksiak shouldered with the far outside in race 7 of the program in a $14,000 Lady Slipper Gold division for three-year-old pacing fillies. David Dowling will drive the daughter of Articulator from the Earl Watts stable for owners Windemere Farms of Hampshire, Hollis Newson of Cornwall, and Nova Scotia owners Ric McNutt and Debbie Denney as she looks to add to her $44,888 in seasonal earnings. After a pair of runner-up finishes, Woodmere Tango has post 4 in the other $14,000 Lady Slipper Gold division for sophomore fillies. Clare MacDonald will drive her trainee as she looks to add to her $38,203 in seasonal earnings for owner Morah Kerr of Greenfield, N.S. Red Dirt Boomer also has a streak on the line with five straight wins from post 5 with trainer Gilles Barrieau in the bike for owner Daniel Ross of Belfast in the first $11,000 Joe O'Brien Memorial gold division in race 4. The son of Malicious was a winner in a career best 1:55.4 his last start at Truro Raceway in Nova Scotia. Red Dirt Rocknroll is the top choice in race 8 for an $11,000 purse with Dowling at the controls for trainer Lenny Myers who co-owns with Jack Quinn of Charlottetown. Race 5 is the lone Lady Slipper two-year-old trot division for a $15,000 purse as Red Shores Charlottetown track record holder Incredible Hally draws post 1 for trainer-driver Marc Campbell and owners Calvin Larkin, Erika Bradley, Brian Fogarty and Herbie MacDonald. Mile Hill Willie is the top pick in race 3's Lady Slipper three-year-old trot division for a $9,500 purse for driver Gilles Barrieau and owner-trainer Paul Morrison. The champion son of Armbro Barrister won his last two starts with his latest in 1:59.2. The other $9,500 three-year-old trot division has Maritime Champion Gettin Messi the heavy morning line favourite from post 4 with Mike McGuigan in the seat for trainer Len McGuigan and owner Jamie Whalen of Avondale. The Atlantic Aged Pacing Mares Series final, sponsored by Standardbred Canada, caps off the stakes program in the race 11 finale with $15,217 at stake. Sodwana Bay will look to rebound from a narrow loss in her latest from post 6 with Barrieau back at the lines for owners Wayne MacRae of Fall River, N.S., and Howmac Farms Ltd., of North Wiltshire. A winner of 11 of 16 races this season, the daughter of No Pan Intended has never been worse than second all season. For more information go to www.Redshores.ca. By Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - Positioned perfectly off the harness racing gate, Screen Test converted a two-hole ride into a trip to the featured winner's circle Thursday evening at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park.. Corey MacPherson hustled the Stephen Gass trainee off the wings from post 3 and sat second behind race favourite Burn Out Hanover and driver Gilles Barrieau, through splits of 28.4, 57.1 and 1:26.2 then took his shot off the final turn to win in 1:55.1. JJ Powerball (Marc Campbell) rallied for second with Burn Out Hanover finishing third in the $2,700 preferred class. A four-year-old son of Vertical Horizon, Screen Test is owned by the Kickin Horse Stable of York and William Andrew of Calgary, Alta. Campbell continued his driving dominance on the card with four winners on the midweek program. The Winslow driver hit the wire first with JNJ (1:58.3) for trainer Keith Ford of Charlottetown, Anzula (2:00.1) for Kenneth Wilkie of Stratford, Instant Shadow (1:56.1) for Sifroi Melanson of New Brunswick and with Buckaroo in a 2:00.1 score from his own stable. Barrieau also has a driving triple on the card winning with HP Rubis Joyce (1:58.1) for Blaine Baglole of Cornwall, Scary Good (2:01.4) for trainer Randy Van Meer of Mount Herbert and with Imagine Speed (1:57.3) for owners Doug Matheson of Cornwall and Jessica Hawkins of Warren Grove. For full results click here.  By Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores

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