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  Charlottetown, PE – Bazillion, a new addition to the Trevor Hicken stable, made his second start on Island soil a winning one taking the Saturday afternoon feature in a dazzling performance at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Driver Brian MacPhee, who celebrated his 1,800th career victory earlier on the card with Woodmere No Fool, put the newcomer on the point and rolled through fractions of 28.4, 59.3 and 1:29.3 stopping the timer on the line at 1:58.4. The track was rated sloppy with a three second variant. Bazzillion, who came in from Yonkers Raceway in New York, is owned by Kent Livingston, Cornwall, PE. Motorino (Terry Gallant) and Nogreatmischief (Walter Cheverie) completed the triactor. Sam, owned by Foxyhall Racing, Summerside, PE, pushed her winning streak to seven in a row claiming the open mares handicap in line to trainer-driver Jason Hughes. The mare remains perfect since relocating from Ontario. Hughes enjoyed a productive day in the bike with a driving-training triple on the card. His other victories included Lucksgottachange and St Lads Foxy. Both horses are owned by his brother Robi Hughes, Stratford, PE. Majian Chester (James Ripley) and I Aint No Lady (MacPherson) won their respective trot assignments on the program. MacPhee, Walter Cheverie and Corey MacPherson earned driving doubles. The total handle was $34,807. For complete results and payouts go to  By Lee Drake, for Red Shores      

Charlottetown, PE – Nogreatmischief, with Walter Cheverie in the bike, rallied from the back of the pack to win the Saturday feature in 2:02 at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The track was rated sloppy with a three second variant. The pacer, who is co-owned by Cheverie and John Thompson, Charlottetown, PE, was sitting fifth at the head of the stretch before knocking off First Art Down, (Ken Murphy) and Oh To Be Me (Gary Chappell) in the lane to win by a length. The mares open went to Best Risque for driver Marc Campbell and trainer Brian Ladner. The eight-old mare notched her third win in a row and ninth in her 2015 campaign with the 2:01.1 score. Lilian and Kevin Ladner also share ownership on the pacer who made her 40th start of the season. Campbell also won with Nuck Phil for conditioner Jennifer Trainor. The newcomer is enjoying the move with three victories from five Island assignments. In other action, Brian Andrew recorded a driving double with a convincing five and half length romp with Neal in one of the two trot divisions slated on the card. Andrew then converted a pocket ride to victory lane with Blazing By. The other trot match-up was won by Phantom Beau for driver Gordie Hennessey, trainer Tom Weatherbie and owners Peter Breau and Ann MacAulay, Moncton, NB. Jason Hughes put in a two win performance on the afternoon. For complete results go to  by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

Summerside, PE - J RS Hurricane, withharness racing driver Ken Murphy in the bike, won the Sunday afternoon feature in 2:00.1 over a rain soaked track at Red Shores Summerside. It was the Murphy's third winner of the day. Outside The Wire (Brian MacPhee) burst off the gate to control the tempo through fractions of 29.1, 59.3, 1:29.4 before fading to second. Nogreatmischief (Walter Cheverie) completed the triactor. J RS Hurricane, who is owned and trained by Jean Charles Belliveau, Scoudouc, NB, paid $31.90 to win. Murphy and Clark Smith recorded a driving-training double when they teamed up for scores with Im Driven in the opener and All Out in the seventh. Jason Hughes is only three victories away from career win 1000 after top place finishes with Spirit of America, newcomer Nuck Phil for conditioner Jennifer Trainor and Lucksgottachange for his brother Robi of Stratford, PE. Mark Bradley recorded a driving double on the program. The final card of season goes Sunday with post time at 12:30pm. Lee Drake

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - The battle for top harness racing driver continues into Thursday's program at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The capital oval has a 13-dash card slated for a 7 pm start Thursday evening. Jason Hughes continues to lead the driver's colony in Charlottetown with 76 victories while Marc Campbell sits in second place with 75 wins. That one win margin can disappear at any moment as Campbell has 10 drives on the program while Hughes is programmed to sit behind seven starters. Gilles Barrieau sits third in the Charlottetown driver's standins, as North America's leading percentage driver has 64 wins in 2015 from just shy of 200 starts at Red Shores Charlottetown, while Hughes has over 400 drives this year in Charlottetown. One of Barrieau's drives is in the Thursday night feature with post 4 starter Outside The Wire in the $2,100 event. Perfect Escape is the favourite with the outside post 6 in the field of half-a-dozen with Campbell in the bike for trainer Jackie Matheson and owners Jack Keenan of Stratford and Joseph Dahl of Ontario. Other entries include Oh To Be Me (Gary Chappell), Tempo Seelster (Vincent Poulton), American Captain (Kenny Arsenault) and Superbo Hanover (Gordie Hennessey). The back-up pace of the evening has Likely To Win as the morning line choice in race 12. Likely To Win has post 7 in the $1,900 contest for driver Barrieau, trainer Adam Merner and owners Blenise Young and Lester Campbell of Nova Scotia and Jeffrey Campbell of Alberta. The five-year-old son of Western Terror was a winner in this class his last two starts back in 1:56.4 with Barrieau aboard. His main competition will come from Cambest Kisser from post 2 with Hughes in the bike and Van Zant with post 4 for driver Ron Matheson. Other entries are Oakrock Almighty (Hennessey), Painted Desert (Mark Bradley), Lucky Encounter (Arsenault), Eagle Jolt (Campbell) and The Big Bite (Mike Stevenson). The evening trot class lines up in race 4 with Neal favoured for trainer-driver Brian Andrew, who shares in the ownership with William Andrew of Calgary. The seven-year-old Credit Winner stallion is dropping out of the Open ranks and draws post 6. By Nicholas Oakes for Red Shores

McJestic sprinted into the passing lane and put away a fast closing Artners in Crime (Ron Matheson) and a fading fraction setter Forever Paradise (Walter Cheverie) to win the Saturday night feature in a dazzling 1:56.1 at the harness racing meeting at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Jason Hughes did the driving for trainer-owner Troy Murray, Clyde River, PE. McJestic notched his 5th win of the 2015 campaign from 21 starts. He paid $8.40 to win while the 4-1-6 triactor ticket returned $109.90. The victory capped off a driving triple for Hughes who moves back to the lead in the Charlottetown driving standings with 75 wins after opening the program tied with Marc Campbell who was on assignment at Northside Downs in Nova Scotia. General Luckypercy ended Ramblinglily's winning streak with a score in the mares open in race 10 for driver Ron Matheson. The nine-year-old mare won by a length in 1:57.1. The victory was a family affair with daughter Jodi Lynn as the winning owner while son Jackie handles the training duties on the pacer. Ramblinglily was second with another Matheson stable star For All We Know finishing third. Caliban Hanover put in an impressive performance to win the open trot for catch-driver Walter Cheverie, owner Wendell MacDonald and trainer Ron Gass. Cheverie decided to vacate the two-hole on route to the opening quarter and rated the trotter to his fourth win of the year. Thunderaway (Hughes) was second while the classy Neal (Brian Andrew) closed for third. Cheverie also turned a hat-trick on the night with trips to the winner's circle aboard Mustang Sena for trainer Clair Sweet and Brodys Leona trained by Corey MacPherson for the ownership group of Emily Taylor, Kerry Taylor and Lisa Richards. Brian MacPhee, who is teaming up with Ocean 100 in the Drive for Charity promotion, had a driving double on the program. For complete results go to Lee Drake

 Bowyer Hanover, owned by Ivan MacMillan, O'Leary, found racing room and tracked down fraction setter Minor Wisdom to capture the feature race Sunday at the harness racing meeting at Red Shores Summerside.   The time of the mile was 1:56.4.   Walter Cheverie, who recorded a grand-slam, mapped out the trip for the horse's second win of the season.   Tammysmist (Ken Murphy) was third. The 4-3-5 triactor paid $178.90.   Cheverie clicked with Blu Meadow Willie for his 56th lifetime score and also paraded Lucky Encounter and Sendmeasign from the Dale and Alex Sobey stable to victory lane. Jason Hughes had also had four winners on the program with top place finishes aboard Capitalism for trainer Kristina McCourt, Richlyn Yogi out of the Donnie MacRae stable, Rowland Hanover for conditioner Jansen Sweet of O'Leary and Thane Mann's trainee Southview Sophie Honeymoonisover, with catch- driver Mark Bradley in the bike, wire the field to claim the trot class in 2:01.3. The trotter turned back Dunmore Alpha (Len McGuigan) and Majian Dillon (James Ripley). Bradley did the driving for trainer Brian Andrew and his co-owner Blake Andrew, Montreal, QC. Gary Chappell drove Aahm Molly Now to victory for her second win in a row for owner Lester Chappell, Summerside. Chappell also connected with O Christopher for Joanne Stewart, Albany and trainer Lester Stewart. For complete results go to Noelle Cole

Track records are made to be broken but to do it twice on one day is quite a feat. It happened Sunday during the two divisions of the Island Trotting Series at the harness racing meeting at Red Shores Summerside. Holy Molie Maggie, catch-driven by Gary Chappell, smashed the track record for trotters in a dazzling 1:58.4.   Jeff Holmes owns and trains the six year-old mare.   The former record was 1:59 set by Zip The Lip and Frill Seeker who both competed in the race and finished third and fifth respectively.   The performance also erased the aged record for mares established by Osprey Impact back on July 15 during Governor's Plate week. But the new records didn't last long. Two races later, in the very next split of the Island Trotting series, presented by PEI Harness Racing Industry Association, Charlottetown's newest track trot holder Thunderaway took her speed show to the historic Prince County oval and lowered the track standard to an amazing 1:58.1 wining by nine lengths.   Jason Hughes was in the bike for the mile for owner Foxyhall Racing of Summerside, PE.   Thunderaway remains undefeated since moving to the Island with two of her three starts having track record performances. For complete results go to<>   Lee Drake

Big Surf claimed the Saturday night invitational event in gate to wire fashion at the harness racing meeting at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Driver Marc Campbell employed front end tactics and rolled the Trevor Hicken trainee to the point laying down stiff fractions of 26.4, 55 and 1:23.2 before stopping the timer in an impressive 1:53 flat. Im Drinkin Doubles (Marc Whebby), who was fifth on the outside past three-quarter pole, finished second with Hicken's other stable star All Turain (Corey MacPherson) rallying for third. The Rev and R Caan completed the order of finish. D GS Camme and Mach It Big were scratched due to sickness. Big Surf notched his second win in a row for owners Burkie By the Bay stables, Perry Burke, QC. PEI Potato Farmers presented the Spud Island Classic for open mares on the program with Campbell delivering the goods aboard Dirt Track Momma in a dazzling 1:55.2 score for owner Jonah Moase and trainer Neal Moase of Cornwall. Ramblinglily and Walter Cheverie took their division in 1:57.4. Cheverie did the driving for trainer Allan Jones and co-owner Norman Leger, Shediac, NB. Jason Hughes made four trips to the winner's circle on the program. The Stratford native won the opener with Blue Star Outlaw and followed up with Johnnybananas for trainer Jamie Smith, Walbert from the Ashley Gamester stable and closed the night with Narragansett for Foxyhall racing, Summerside, PE. Tymal Tyme prevailed in the trot class for driver Brian MacPhee, trainer Cindy MacDonald and owner Tessa MacKinnon, Souris, PE. Gilles Barrieau recorded a driving double. For complete results go to Lee Drake

Cambest Kisser was able to hold off The Big Bite to win the Thursday night feature in a sparkling 1:56.1 at the harness racing meeting at  Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park.   Jason Hughes, who recorded a driving triple on the program with the victory, engineered the trip for owners Donald and Steven MacRae, Vernon Bridge.   Blue Chip Sunshine rallied to finish third. Driver Walter Cheverie and trainer Joe Smallwood teamed up to win both trot events on the card. JK Blaze won the three-year-old division while stable-mate JK Queen, co-owned by Smallwood and Norman Clarey, Charlottetown, PE, went gate to wire for a 2:02 score. Racing returns Saturday. Post time is 6pm. Red Shores Summerside will their final card before Old Home Week Sunday at 1pm. Corey MacPherson had a driving double on the program. For complete results go to Lee Drake    

Machinthesand and driver Ken Murphy won the Sunday feature at the harness racing meeting at Red Shores Summerside in 1:57.2. Murphy, driving for Noonan Holdings Ltd - Russell and Karen Noonan, Summerside, PE, sent the pacer gunning to the point from post eight with fractions of the mile being charted at 28.3, 57.1 and 1:27.3. The Hughie Murphy trainee notched his sixth win of the season. Tyber Champ rallied to finished second with Oh To Be Me third. There were no tickets sold on the 8-2-5 combination so the triactor paid out on 8-2-all returning $442.80. Murphy also made an appearance in the winner's circle with Tammysmist who recorded her third victory in a row. Kenneth Waite, Summerside, PE is the owner with Elton Miller the trainer. Jason Hughes had another big day at the office. The "Blue Knight" ,just off making headlines with the fastest aged trotting mile for mares in Maritime history Saturday in Charlottetown, turned a hat-trick at the Prince County oval scoring with Bad Date, Bunny Mach and Perfect Circle. I Aint No Lady claimed the trot class for Mike Stevenson, owner Sandra Cole, Kensington and trainer Garth Cole. Sendmeasign claimed the William & Doris Companion memorial pace for driver Norris Rogers, owner Alex Sobey and trainer Dale Sobey. Rogers, Stevenson and Murphy had driving doubles while Harold Hill had a training double on the 13 dash program. For complete results go to Lee Drake

Foxyhall racing stable from Summerside, PE enjoyed a big night at the track with two of their stable stars, Si Semalu and Thunderaway, winning their respective assignments at the harness racing meeting on Saturday at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Si Semalu, under the command of driver Jason Hughes, was sent right to the lead from the rail and never looked back on route to a 1:55.4 clocking in the evening's feature event. The five- year-old son of Modern Art rolled through splits of 28.3, 58.4 and 1:27.3. Cabo Pan Lucas (Danny MacDonald) was second with Forever Paradise (Mike McGuigan) completing the triactor. Newcomer Thunderaway and Hughes were a two and half length winner in the first of two open trots carded on the program. The mare notched her 26th lifetime victory and her first on Island soil. Foxyhall racing also recorded a third place finish with Sam It Again Sam in The Class of 1958 St. Dunstan's University pace won by Perfect Escape in a dazzling 1:56 flat for Walter Cheverie. Cheverie, who had two winners on the program, did the driving for owners Jack Keenan, Stratford, PE and Joseph Dahl, Burlington, Ontario. Another newcomer to the Island racing ranks, Strike A Light, won the second open trot in 1:59.4 for driver Norris Rogers and trainer Blaine McKenna. Mike Stevenson had a driving double on the 12 dash program scoring with The Big Bite for trainer Thane Arsenault and the ownership group of Jack Arsenault, Charlottetown, Donna McIver, York, Edward Blaisdell, Montague and Deborah Wilson, Elmsdale, NS. The second score came with Shellys Man for owner Michael Collings, Charlottetown and trainer Gerald MacDougall. For complete results go to Lee Drake

Fresh off the $22, 000 Governor's Plate final, Si Semalu will have rail control in the Saturday night harness racing feature at Red Shores Charlottetown. Owned by Foxyhall Racing of Wallace, NS, and a winner of over $150, 000 lifetime, the five-year-old son of Modern Art will look to pick up his first victory on Red Soil since reporting to P.E.I in mid June. He will gain the services of his trainer at top driver at Red Shores Charlottetown Jason Hughes. Forever Paradise will look to price them up from Post 6, listed as the morning line favourite and entered for a claiming tag, the five-year-old son of Western Paradise has been no worst then second in his first six starts off the bench including a lifetime best 1:55.1 two starts ago. Owned by Reg MacPherson, David and Aaron MacKenzie, the Kevin MacLean trainee will be driven by Mike McGuigan. Also in the feature Jersey Joe will put his three race win streak on the line from post seven. Tempo Seelster, Smiley Bayama, Likely To Win, Cabo Pan Lucas and Waterside Light round out the power packed field. A pair of Open Trots are set to go post ward as well on Saturday night, the first in Race 2 has Pleasure Girls pegged as the morning line choice for owner Shelley Gass and trainer, driver Ronnie Gass. The field also features Frill Seeker for the Ebbsfleet Stables and newcomer to Foxyhall Racing Thunderaway. Race 4 features a pair of newcomers, Post 4 starter Kennel Buddy comes in from Ontario for trainer David Dowling, Walter Cheverie gets the call on the five-year-old Ken Warkentin gelding who was a winner last time out in 1:57.2 over Georgian Downs. The second newcomer comes from the powerful Patrick Shepherd stable, a winner of 105 races this year, Shepherd a native of Stratford, P.E.I. currently sits second among trainers in all of Canada, he will send out Weskey for owner Stephen Morton of Windsor, NS. Harold Shepherd gets the call in the sulky on the winner of four races in a row, his last a lifetime best 1:56.4 over Georgian Downs. Racing action gets underway at 6 p.m. for the 12-dash card. By: Bo Ford

Cambest Kisser used rail control on Wednesday night at the harness racing meeting at Red Shores Summerside to kiss his five opponents goodnight in the Race 11 feature. The eight-year-old Cambest gelding was blasted off the wings by trainer, driver Jason Hughes laying down all the numbers (28.2, 58.1, 1:28) and held on by a quarter of a length for a 1:57.1 score. Donald and Steven Mac Rae of Vernon Bridge share the ownership on the winner of 29 races lifetime. Machinthesand was a closing second while Oh To Be Me was third. The win gave 'The Blue Knight' a driving and training on the card, he kicked off the card with the two-year-old Mister Big colt Howmacsliberty. A very impressive two-year-old winner in race 5 was the son of Shadow Play, Instant Shadow, pacing to a new lifetime mark of 1:57.3. Owned by the Ultimate Stable and Robert Kyle, the Sifroi Melanson trainee gave leading driver Gilles Barrieau his first of two victories on the night. Kenny Murphy also enjoyed a driving double on the card, scoring with Jays Little Spark and Tammysmist. Racing returns to Red Shores Charlottetown Thursday, Post time is 7 p.m. Bo Ford  

Charlottetown, PE - Waterside Light, owned by Hilliard Graves, Charlottetown and Larry Chappell, Marshfield, won the Thursday night harness racing feature at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Driver Kenny Arsenault converted a perfect pocket ride to victory after tracking Cabo Pan Lucas (Danny MacDonald), who finished second, through fractions of 28, 58 and 1:27.4 to stop the timer in 1:57. Tempo Seelster (Vince Poulton) was third. It was Arsenault's second winner of the program. JK Queen, with Walter Cheverie in the bike, and Villager, under the direction of Mark Cullen, won their respective trot divisions. Jason Hughes enjoyed a great night at the office. The Stratford native recorded a driving triple while Mark Bradley and Gary Chappell also notched driving doubles. For complete results go to By Lee Drake

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - Roca Rei will be looking for redemption Thursday night as the top harness racing mares in Atlantic Canadian Racing are set to battle at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. First race post time is 7 pm for the 12-dash affair. Newcomer Roca Rei was bet off the board in her East Coast debut last week in the $2,250 Fillies and Mares Open pace for trainer-driver Jason Hughes and owner Robi Hughes of Stratford but made a break at the start before grinding out a tough first over journey to fall a length short in 1:58. This week's edition of the Fillies and Mares open will line up in race 9 on the card with race analyst Les MacIsaac putting his stock in Roca Rei to have her game face on this week. "She raced big last week after the early miscue and was just a length in arrears at the finish," MacIsaac said. "If she can come that close after being first up most of the way imagine what she can do with a trip." There is some tough competition in the six-horse field as last week's winner, Brodys Leona (Corey MacPherson), has post 2, while top mares General Luckypercy (Ron Matheson) and Dirt Track Momma (Marc Campbell), have posts 4 and 6, respectively. Willow Warrior (Mark Bradley) will make her four-year-old debut off the rail after a three-year-old season that saw her win eight of 16 starts, while Onehotvett (Wade Sorrie) has post 5. A field of seven will go to war in race 11 as I D K is favoured from post 2 for the sibling trio of driver Vincent Poulton, trainer Gary Poulton and owner Gail MacDonald. The $2,000 event also has Beckenbauer (Hughes), Cabo Pan Lucas (Daniel MacDonald), American Captain (Walter Cheverie), Cheyenne Ford (Kenny Arsenault), My Lucky Killean (Gary Chappell) and Machinthesand (MacPherson). Perfect Escape is the morning line choice in the race 10 Blaine MacPherson 60th birthday pace. Ron Matheson will do the driving for trainer Jackie Matheson and owners Jack Keenan of Stratford and Joseph Dahl of Ontario. The card also features two trot classes in races 1 and 3. Money Show (Brian Andrew) is favoured in the opener, while JK Queen (Cheverie) is the classifier's choice in race 3. By Nicholas Oakes for Red Shores

Summerside, PE - Outside The Wire, withharness racing driver Jason Hughes in the bike, won the opening day harness racing feature in a sparking 1:55 flat Sunday at Red Shores Summerside. The Blue Knight used rail control to his advantage by sending the Grinfromeartoear six-year-old pacer to the point and rolled through fractions 28.2, 57.2 and 1:26.1 to win by open lengths. Bowyer Hanover (Walter Cheverie) was second with J RS Hurricane (Gary Chappell) third. The victory was a driving hat-trick for Hughes who picks up where he left off last year at the top of the leader board. Whatabadgirl (Badlands Hanover) and driver Mike Stevenson opened the 2015 season with a 2:00.4 performance for trainer-owner Kristina McCourt of Summerside. In other action, the 10yo Life Sign gelding Life Savior notched his 52nd lifetime score to start the new campaign at the Prince County Oval. Corey MacPherson did the driving for owner Darla MacEachern and trainer Duane MacEachern of Kensington. For complete results go to By Lee Drake

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