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A night field with the Alpine $3,000 claiming series harness racing action was nothing but eye popping and heart grabbing at Red Shores Charlottetown on Tuesday night. The common phrase of "Boom, just like that!" used by track announcer Vance Cameron when a large first quarter flashes up on the board was used many times Tuesday night. A total of five races on the 12 dash card feature first quarters better than :28. In the evenings feature Race 8, favourite Lyndale Royal seen his win streak stopped by Mcmacverick in line to Kenny Murphy. Lyndale Royal left off the gate from post 3 with Marc Campbell at the helm, after being clearing just before a quarter in :27.3, Campbell continued to roll his charge flipping off a half in :56.2 and three quarters in 1:26.4. Tempo Seelster made a bolt three wide move up the back stretch to clear Lyndale Royal at the head of the stretch before Mcmaverick got up in the final stride to win by a nose for owner - trainer Keith Campbell. The fastest trip of the night came in the evening finale with the 'Blue Knight' Jason Hughes guiding Outside The Wire to a five length victory winning in 1:55.1 for owners Andrew Avery and John Brodrick. Onehotvett finished second and Iron Phil was place third after I D K was placed for interference approaching three-quarters. Claiming action was in full flight in the final leg of the Alpine $ 3,000 claiming series. A total of six horses were claimed heading into the two finals Saturday night. Maiden Heaven was the first claim, she prevailed to win for her owners Charles Gaudreaut and Maxim Gaudreault in 1:58. Hello America finished third and was claimed. Whatabadgirl picked up the win in the Race 5 fillies and mares for owner, trainer, driver Gary MacDonald in 1:58.1. The third division went to driver Stephen Quinn and Mcdaisy Cutter in 1:58. On the horses and geldings side of things Cam Cool took Race 9 in 1:56.4 for driver Campbell, he and third place finisher Bakardi Arti were claimed. Godivabeachdiamond played a little hard ball hanging out two other rivals to an opening quarter of :27.4 and hanging on to win in 1:56. He and second place finisher J N J both found new addresses. Bo Ford

Three new lifetime marks stole the harness racing show in the Atlantic Sire Stakes 'A' divisions on Monday afternoon at Red Shores' Charlottetown. The fastest of the four divisions came in Race 7 when Rancousy picked up his second straight victory and fourth in his last five starts. The Darren Crowe trainee wired the field from Post 4 laying down fractions of :28.4, :58.1 and 1:26.4 before stopping the tele-timer in a lifetime best 1:55.4. The Western Paradise - Too Spicy For You colt is owned by Don Smith of Brookside, NS. With the victory, Rancousy pushes his three-year-old earnings to over $ 20,000. Just A Professor finished second and Woodmere Artisan was third. Hollywoodgigolo knocked the Atlantic Sire Stakes monkey off of his back picking up a pocket sitting victory by a neck for owner Scott Dunn. Mike Stevenson bladed the Ameripan Gigolo gelding off the wings and dropped him into the two-hole behind fraction setter Settlement Request, before nailing him on the line in a lifetime best 1:57.4 Settlement Request hung on for second after cutting clockings of :29.3, :58.1 and 1:27.3. J Ps Warrior finished third. Driver Gilles Barrieau worked out a masterful drive aboard his own trainee Tobins Fusion in the 11th race. Leaving from Post 5 Barrieau fired his charge off of the wings, before taking back into the four spot watching a battle ensue for the lead as Touch Of Lightning and Earl Smith insisted on the lead. Barrieau moved out past the five-eights and made a late charge nailing Touch Of Thunder on the line in 1:58.1 a lifetime best. Race 9, The only 'A' division that didn't end in a lifetime mark was won by the Maritime Breeders Champion Arties Magic and driver Todd Trites. The Earl Watts trainee left off the gate from the rail and watched an early battle between Rebelseven and Dumas Walker unfold, Myles Heffernan dropped Dumas Walker back into the three spot before moving back out and attacking first over, Island Gigolo moved out late for catch-driver Barrierau but Arties Magic used the passing lane to win by a nose in 1:58.2 for owners Windemere Farms and Clive Balderston. Four divisions of 'B' colts lined up with Tyron My Gigolo, Pictonian Storm, Come On Gigolo and N Expense picked up victories. It was a big day for stallion Ameripan Gigolo winning four of the 11 races on the card. Driver Marc Campbell took a trip down memory lane in the second, winning with the 11-year-old Rebelryan in 2:00.1 picking up his 55th lifetime victory for owner - trainer Kevin MacLean. Over half of those victories have come with Campbell in the drivers seat. Bo Ford

Charlottetown, PE - Only four tickets remain to the big dance at Red Shores Charlottetown on Saturday night. Those tickets will be punched Monday night when Trial 2 for the Sobey's Gold Cup and Saucer lines up behind the gate in the race 12 finale. Harness racing post time is 7 pm. Trainer Ron Burke will look to sweep both trials with Take It Back Terry from the rail. Aracache Hanover picked up the victory in Trial 1 for Burke and driver Marc Campbell in 1:51.4. The Burke Brigade will turn to Gilles Barrieau to do the driving on Monday night. Take It Back Terry was a winner two starts back at Yonkers (half-mile) in 1:51.2. Trainer Corey Johnson makes his first start on Red Soil in Trial 2 with the 5-2 morning line favourite Wazzup Wazzup. Already a fan favourite on P.E.I. for his name, he has drawn into post 5. Islander James MacDonald will return home from Ontario to try and punch his ticket into the 55th running of the Sobey's Gold Cup and Saucer. Wazzup Wazzup picked up a new lifetime mark in his last start winning at Mohawk (seven-eights) in 1:49. Rene Allard will lock down a third spot in the Gold Cup. He finished second and fourth in Trial 1 with Bigtown Hero and Island Jet, while Mickey Hanover will take his shot from Post 4 in Trial 2. Allard will turn the lines over to Saturday nights winning driver 'King Campbell', Anthony Macdonald was scheduled to drive but has commitments in Ontario. Mickey Hanover finished sixth in his last start but had a three race win streak prior to that outing, with a 1:49.2 score just two starts back. Scott Rocks will look to rock the field from the outside Post 6. Another trainer looking to land a second horse in the $75,000 final, Chris Oakes will turn to Ontario based driver Jonathan Drury. Owned by Susan Oakes and Chuck Pompey of Pennsylvania, 'Scott' was seventh in his last start off of a scratch but prior too those two he knocked off four straight with a lifetime best 1:48.3 score. A pair of brothers will look to make dreams come true when they team up from Post 2 with Duke Did It. Trainer Patrick and driver Robert Shepherd are hoping to punch their ticket with the Ivan Petersheim freshly purchased winner of four-in-a-row. Duke Did It torched the Truro Raceway in his last start winning in 1:53.2 and tying the track record. He hash't missed a top two finish in his last eight and during that streak he has won six times. Island native Paul Mackenzie is the only driver other than Campbell to win the Gold Cup and Saucer he will turn to the 3-entry Mach Wheel to land him in the prestigious race one more time. The Shane Arsenault trainee was a winner in his last start at Grand River (half-mile) in 1:54.2for National Driving Championship finalist Jody Jamieson in the bike. The top four finishers will join Aracache Hanover, Bigtown Hero, Shock It To Em and Island Jet on Tuesday night for the live post position draw. The undercard is highlighted by the 9 top class. Say It Again Sam will look to extend his win streak to double digits on Maritime soil from Post 4. The three-year-old son of Well Said has yet to be collared since relocating to the Maritimes for Foxyhall Racing. The 'Blue Knight' Jason Hughes handles the training and driving. Im Drinkin Doubles is listed as the 5-2 morning line favourite. Coming in off of a 1:55.3 victory at Truro in his last Owners R G Mcgoup LTD and trainer Wayne Whebby will look to snap the streak at nine. Marc Whebby will drive the three-year-old Shadow Play gelding. Bonnys Mac, Salute and Junebugs Baby round out the compact field of six. By Bo Ford

Charlottetown PE- Old Home Week is here and so are the crowds. Fans packed into Red Shores' Charlottetown for the first card of Old Home Week 2014. Teddys Place in line to the recent 1,500 win man Mike Stevenson managed to sneak up in the final strides to nail C L Eighty and Kenny Arsenault at the wire. Teddys place got away in the six hole and followed the cover of second place finisher C L Eighty who cleared fraction setter Deuce Man past the three quarters, flipping off his back at the head of the stretch to win by half-a-length in 1:58.3. Deuce Man laid down fractions of :28.2, :59 and 1:29.2. Talk Back rounded out the top three making it an Arsenault trainee one, two, three finish. Thane Arsenault owns Teddys place and also trains along with Talk Back, while Kenny trains C L Eighty. Jason Hughes picked up a driving and training double on the card extending his lead in both categories at Red Shores Charlottetown. He kicked off the first race of Old Home Week with Rocks Confession in 2:03.1 and followed it up with Blue Star Outlaw in 2:00. The Alpine $3, 000 claiming series highlighted the Thursday night card. Lexis Mandy laid parked every step for driver trainer and co-owner Neil Bambrick and Shawn Baglole, winning by a head in 2:00.3. Hello America and Mike Downey picked up the second division of the fillies and mares in 1:58.3 for owner Ellen Stevenson. The third division winner Machintosh was the only mare claimed on the opening night of the two leg series. She was on top at every call, taking a new lifetime mark of 1:58, for owner - trainer Patrick Shepherd and driver Steven Shepherd. Veteran pacer Cam Cool found himself back in the winer circle in the first division of horses and gelding, Jamie Copley trains for Ann Copley and Evan Gillis of Inverness. Marc Campbell handling the driving in 1:57. The second division went to another claimed horse, Ebandtheboys in line to Kenny Murphy rolled right down the highway winning in 1:57.3 for owner Clarkie Smith. Racing returns to Red Shores' Charlottetown tomorrow night at 7 p.m. By Bo Ford

Red Shores Summerside played host to its final card for two and a half weeks on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. The 12-dash card featured the first leg of the Premiers Pace Series for aged pacers. In the first division track record holder and Governor's Plate winner D Gs Camme in-line to reinsmen Gilles Barrieau stopped the clock in 1:53.4. Fresh off of his track record performance in the Governor's Plate of 1:53, Barrieau blasted the four-year-old son of Blissfull Hall to the front from Post 2 and never looked back, laying down fractions :28.1, :56.1, 1:25.4. D Gs Camme is owned by Hal and Quentin Bevan, Tom Clark and Ron Matheson. It was the second win for trainer Jackie Matheson. Astor was second and Modern Xhibit finished third. Post 7 starter Ultimate Luck was the winner of the second division. Converting off of a second over trip, driver Terry Gallant flipped Ultimate Luck three-high approaching three quarters and drew away from the field winning by four lengths in 1:55 for the Ultimate Stable and trainer Sifroi Melanson. Touch Of Lightning laid down the early fractions of :27.2, 56.1, 1:25.3 before Ultimate Luck took over. Judge Jon finished second, Cheyenne Ford finished third. Red Shores Summerside also played host to a Walter Cheverie driving quadruple. He got the ball rolling early sweeping the early double with Larsheis and Tobin Knockout. In Race 7 it was the veteran pacer Blu Meadow Willie picking up his 50th lifetime victory for Cheverie, the 10-year-old gelding is owned by Bob and Brenda Macinnis, he just missed his freshly earned lifetime mark. He stopped the teletimer in 1:55.4. He picked up his grand slam win with Athletic Putnam. Barrieau picked up a driving double closing out the last race on the card at Summerside before Old Home Week with Pinner. He is owned by Brian, Kevin and Lillian Ladner, Brian handles the training duties. Old Home Week kicks off at Red Shores Charlottetown on Thursday night and will feature the first leg of the Alpine $3000 claiming series. by Bo Ford, for Red Shores

Charlottetown, PE - The opening leg of the Spud Island Classic, presented by the PEI Potato Board, took center stage Saturday at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Ultimate Faith, under the command of National driving finalist Ryan Ellis, converted a pocket ride to victory from post five. The time of the mile was 1:58 flat. The mare picked up her sixth win of the season for owner Abel Arsenault, Saint John, NB and trainer Philip Desroches. JK Special was second with There Paid For rallying in deep stretch to grab the show spot. Newcomer Russian Kisses was impressive in her Charlottetown debut scoring a dominate victory in 1:55 flat for driver Steven Shepherd in the second division of the Spud. Steven's father Harold takes over the training duties on the daughter of Badlands Hanover. For all We Know was nine-and half lengths back for second with Icandothat third. Charlottetown's leading pilot, Jason Hughes, engineered the winning trip for Stayoutofmyaffair in the third heat for owner Robi Hughes, Stratford. The time of the mile was 1:55.1. The mare crushed her competition with a 28.3 closer for her fifth win from 15 starts. General Luckypercy was second with Dreaming completing the triactor. The 7-3-5 combination paid $128.00. Hughes had a driving double on the card after Motor Shark dazzled in the fourth race with a ten length romp in 1:56.3. Tommy Collins and Arthur Jay, Mount Stewart own the three-year-old Cams Card Shark gelding. The trot feature went to Tymal Tyme in gate to wire fashion for driver Brian MacPhee in 2:02.2. The Gold Cup ambassadors greeted MacPhee in the winner's circle and sang happy birthday to the popular driver from Cornwall. Tymal Tyme is owned by Tessa MacKinnon of Souris and trained by Cindy MacDonald, Montague. By Lee Drake

Charlottetown PE- Leading Camdidate and driver Marc Campbell were mighty happy to draw in off of the also eligible list Thursday night at Red Shores'. They drew into the feature event after the late scratch of the three-horse I D K. Fresh off a going away victory in his last start, Leading Camdidate made a bold first over move approaching the half and held on for the victory in 1:56.1, for owner Jeff Holmes and trainer John Holmes. Oakrock Almighty was flying on the end of it to nail the place prize and Beckenbauer was third. On Glenn Taylor Memorial night, grandson Corey MacPherson did his late grandfather proud. Picking up two victories on the card with Trustmeonemoretime and veteran pacer Life Savior. Worth Remembering and young gun Jack Panting made every call a winning one in the Glenn Taylor Memorial Pace. He fired the six-year-old Ken Warkentin pacer off of the gate in :28.3, and didn't take his foot off of the gas pedal. Laying down fractions of :58.2, 1:27.4, stopping the tele timer in 1:58 for owner Steven Sorrie. Juraez Cyclone picked up his first lifetime victory in the evenings trot class. The three-year-old Broadway Hall colt was a going away winner in 2:05.2 for co-owners John Breau and Paul Morrison. Racing returns to Red Shores' Charlottetown Saturday night at 6 p.m. featuring the first leg of the Spud Island Classic for Open Mares. by Bo Ford, for Red Shores

Summerside, PE - The Callbeck Stakes and the PEI Trotting series highlighted a 15 dash program Wednesday at Red Shores Summerside. Tyne Valley launched her second win in a row when she claimed the opening division of the Callbeck for driver Mike Stevenson and owner Bill Roloson of Belfast. Bill Andrew is the breeder. Dusty Lane Bria also remains perfect in stakes action notching her third score for owners Larry Chappell, Marshfield. Ken Wilkie of Stratford and breeder Travis Wilkie. Kenny Arsenault did the driving for the winning connections. The Charlottetown native paraded three other winners for the grand-slam which included Frill Seeker in 1:59 in PEI Trotting Series for Ebbsfleet Stables of Stratford, Ontario, Paymenowpaymelater for owner Wade Peconi and trainer Earl Watts and Elm Grove Joanette for Peter Smith, Larry Chappell and Gerald Morrissey. The Watts stable also had top honors when Marc Campbell drove two-year-old colt Timely Finnesse to victory. Pleasure Girls, with Ron Gass in the bike, upset the field to win the second PEI Trotting Series assignment. In other action in the Callbeck Stakes, Jann Down notched her first victory for Gilles Barrieau and the Downey Stable, NB. That combination also took top money with Ubettowin in her respective division. Johnny Bannas recorded his second victory in a row for Jason Hughes and owner-breeder Jamie Smith, Charlottetown. Hughes also engineered a winning trip aboard Dialamara for owner Doug MacPhee, New Haven. Undeniable gave Campbell a driving double for owner Blair Hansen of Charlottetown. Driver Claire MacDonald and owners Phonsie MacEachern, Port Hood, NS and Morah Kerr of Greenfield, NS celebrated with two Callbeck stakes victories with Woodmere Dancenart and Gritty Player. The Callbeck stakes wrapped up with Harry Wilder going to wire to wire in 2:01 for driver Ken Murphy, trainer Clifford Murphy and owner Gordon Crozier, Warren Grove. The colt was bred by Leith Waite, Summerside. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

The biggest week in Maritime harness racing, Old Home Week is less than two weeks away. Ten-days of power packed action at Red Shores' Charlottetown starts on August 7, 2014. There will be 16 cards of racing over 10 days. Old Home Week will play host to many key racing events including the Atlantic Sire Stakes, P.E.I Trotting Series, Spud Island Classic for Open Mares, the Premiers Pace and one of the biggest shows in harness racing, the $75, 000 Gold Cup and Saucer on August 16, 2014. With the construction complete for the new barn structure, unlike any other Old Home Week, Red Shores' Charlottetown is able to offer a large amount of "on-site" stabling to the Maritime racing community. "The success of Old Home Week, from a bottom line revenue perspective, is significantly aided by having a robust inventory of horses for the race office to card full fields, and competitive race cards," said Tom Clark of the P.E.I Harness Racing Industry Association. "In order that we are successful in this regard, we need to have the support of our neighbours around the region. Stabling has always been a challenge in years past, and this year we are in a position that with the old barns still standing we can extend an invitation for folks to come join us." Horsemen that are interested in on track stabling for Old Home Week 2014 are asked to call (902) 629 - 6636 before Monday, August 4. For Old Home Week this year the P.E.I Harness Racing Industry Association announced on May 31 2014, there will be a 10 per cent increase to all over night purses for Old Home Week. Some other Old Home Week enhancements in that announcement were purse increases for the Gold Cup and Saucer, The Premiers Pace, Spud Island Classic and the P.E.I Trotting Series. Horsemen are reminded this year, Old Home Week event passes are $20.00 for the 10-day event. Daily admission is $12.00. Week-long passes are available at Murphy's Pharmacies across P.E.I., Red Shores Racetrack and Casino Gift Shop, Eastlink Centre Box Office and the Old Home Week office. by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

Machinthesand sure was enjoying playing on red soil Saturday night at Red Shores' Charlottetown. The five-year-old gelding by Mach Three enjoyed some well deserved class relief as driver Brodie MacPhee blasted the Mark Bradley trainee off the wings in :28.2, MacPhee managed to get a second quarter breather for a half in :59.2. With first over attack from Eagle Jolt, Machinthesand and MacPhee stepped on the accelerator, checking in at the three-quarters in 1:28 before kicking home in :28.1 for a mile in 1:56.1. Eagle Jolt was a bang up second, Cheyenne Ford was third. Machinthesand is owned by Russell and Karen Noonan. In the evening finale, Willow Warrior was able to extend her win streak to three for trainer Brendan Curran. The three-year-old Western Terror filly enjoyed a three hole ride before tipping out around the last turn to challenge fraction setter J V S Ring. She was a going away winner in 1:57.1 for owner Alby Curran. Bradley handled the driving duties. Driver Marc Campbell made use of his 11 drives on the 12 dash program, picking up three victories. Canadian Rocket got the ball rolling in the third race, in the fourth it was his own trainee Howmacs Pride who took the evenings trot race for owners Wade Peconi and Howmac Farms. Campbell followed that up in race 10 with the fastest mile of the night, Leading Camdidate torched the capital city oval in 1:55.4. MacPhee picked up a double with Makes Me Stupid. Kenny Murphy picked up victories with Avid Yankee and First Art Down. It was a milestone night for Rachel Andrew, in Race 7 she picked up her first career training victory with Everyday in 1:57.2. Her father Brian Andrew was in the bike. Rachel Andrew co-owns with her Uncle Bill Andrew. Racing returns to Red Shores' Summerside Wednesday night with a special 6:30 p.m start time. A 15-dash card is scheduled including 13 divisions of the 2-year-old Callbeck Stakes. by Bo Ford

Summerside, PE - The three-year-old colts had center stage Friday at Red Shores Summerside. Tobins Fusion, under command of Gilles Barrieau, took the first "A" division with a comfortable eight length score in 1:58.2. The colt is owned by Boyd MacDonald, Crapaud, Dan Ross, Belfast and Charles Seymour, NB. Wendell Willliams bred the colt who picked up his second win of the campaign. The next $9,420 split went to Dumas Walker for co-owner Myles Heffernan in 1:58 flat. Jackie Heffernan also shares ownership on the son of Western Success who streaked to his second stakes win in a row. Driver Earl Smith sent Touch of Thunder to the front and held off a late surge from Just a Professer (Mike Stevenson) to win his "A" division in 1:58.1 for owners Peter and Don Smith, Larry Chappell and Gerald Morrissey. The breeder is Gregory MacKenzie, N.S. The other top performances in stakes action went to Dusty Lane Diego for owner-trainer Gary Chappell in 2:01.2, My Kinda Crazy for Mark Bradley and the Kickin Horse Stable while Tobins Delight wired the field in his contest in 2:01 for Brian MacPhee. MacPhee, who had a driving double on the card, handled the colt for Michael Biggar of Coleman, PE. In other action, Blue Meadow Willie, owned by Bob and Brenda McInnis, Summerside, PE, recorded the fastest mile of the night in a sparkling 1:55 for driver Walter Cheverie. Newcomer Frill Seeker romped in the trot class with an impressive 1:59.2 score. Kenny Arsenault did the driving for Ebbsfleet Stables of Stratford, Ontario. Bad Date won the Bud Ramsay Memorial for driver Jason Hughes in 1:58.2 for owner-trainer Harold Hill. Gary Chappell notched a driving double as he edges closer to 2.500 career victories in the bike. Chappell will drive Red Rock in the 46th running of the Governor's Plate Saturday. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

Summerside PE - The two-year-old filly pacers were on display in full force Wednesday night at Red Shores' Summerside. A pair of fillies bred by Woodmere Farms who were in line to the 'queen' of the Maritimes Clare MacDonald stole the show, winning two of the three 'A' divisions. Woodmere Articblue owned by Tayna Tremblett and Stevi Jardine converted off a perfect two-hole ride, winning by half-a-length over pace setter Pictonian Stardust (Mike Stevenson) in 2:05.3. The Articulator filly sprinted home in a blistering :28.2 last quarter over a rain soaked oval. MacDonald placed Woodmere Dancenart on the front in Race 10 and never looked back sailing on to win by a length in 2:03.3 over Jann Down and Party Rockin. The Articulator filly is owned by Morah Kerr and Phonsie MacEachern. Dusty Lane Bria owned by Kenny Wilike and Larry Chappell was the fastest winner of the three 'A' divisions. The American Gigolo filly made a rush to the lead at the half and would go on to win by two length in 2:00.1, taking the lions share on the $9, 660 purse. The win also gave Kenny Arsenault his second win of the card. Three Pink Bows (MacDonald) was second, Swift Taylor (Stevenson) was third. Arsenault's first win came in Race 2 aboard the Force Of Life filly Bossy Brilla in the first 'B' division, The Queens Jubilee another Force of Life filly and Gilles Barrieau picked up the victory in the second division. Windfall Bluechip made his return to the racetrack from the breeding shed a winning one, capturing the evenings feature race in 1:59.1, the win gave Arsenault his third victory of the night. Van Zant finished second and P C Shockwave was third. Marc Campbell also enjoyed a driving triple on the night with Union Dues in the first and a pair of Wayne Merner trainees Sweet Sweet Rosco and Pasta Vera later in the card. The tripe moved him into the lead for the Basil Whelan Memorial trophy, which is award to the top driver during Governor's Plate week. Campbell has seven wins on the week, Arsenault is just one back with six. Mike "In The Bike" Stevenson moved one step closer to a career milestone winning the fifth race trot with Osprey Impact for owner-trainer Paul Larrabee, The win puts Stevenson only two wins away from 1,500. Racing returns to Red Shores' Summerside Thursday evening at 7 pm with the three-year-old filly pacers taking centre stage in the Atlantic Sire Stakes. By Bo Ford

Summerside, PE - The feature race at Red Shores Summerside was declared a no contest after the starting gate wing fell off at the beginning of the race. One of the entries, Outside the Wire, driven by Brodie MacPhee, suffered some scrapes and bruises in the mishap. There were no other injuries. The Atlantic Sires Stakes for two and three-year-old trotters were in the spotlight during Lobster Festival Week. The stakes were presented by Meridian Farms. Paymenowpaymelater, owned by Wade Peconi, Stachel, won the first two-year stake for Kenny Arsenault and trainer Earl Watts. The time of the mile was 2:07.4. JK Blaze and Walter Cheverie captured the second two-year-old division. Cheverie did the driving for owner, trainer Joe Smallwood, Stratford. Cheverie and Smallwood teamed up to win a three-year-old trot stake with JK Hustler. Seanchai also captured his $8,620 division for trainer Nicholas Oakes, driver Brodie MacPhee and Buntainwood Farm, Brackley Beach. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

Summerside, PE - All Turain, with regular pilot Brodie MacPhee in the bike, won the second Governor's Plate elimination Monday at Red Shores Summerside in 1:56 flat. MacPhee took the Trevor Hicken trainee to victory for the sixth time this season earning another appearance in the Governor's Plate for owners Trevor and Lee Hicken. The pacer held off a late charging Judge Jon for the win with Astor fading to third. Machinthesand finished fourth to secure the final spot in the Governor's Plate presented by Summerside Chrysler Dodge on Saturday. The two-year old colts competed in Atlantic Sires Stakes action with top honors going Putnams Legacy for Bernard McCallum in 2:01.4 and Camco Titan (Todd Trites) in 200.3 in their respective "A" divisions. Ross Melivino (Ryan Ellis) and Dark Thunder (Darren Crowe) won the B divisions on the program. by Lee Drake, for Red Shores  

Charlottetown, PE - Say It Again Sam remains perfect with his seventh victory in a row after taking the Saturday feature at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The time of the mile was 1:56 flat a new record for the pacer owned by Foxyhall Racing, Wallace, NS and Summerside, PE. Driver Jason Hughes mapped the winning trip opting to stalk pace setter R Sonoflife (Michael McGuigan) through fractions of 28.3, 58.4 and 1:27.3 before overtaking the leader to win by two and half lengths to keep his streak intact. R Sonoflife faded to second with another Hughes trainee, Capitalism, finishing third for Kenny Arsenault. Driver Gary Chappell had a big night at the office recording a hat-trick on the 12 dash program. Chappell opened up the card scoring with Shes Machs Delight for owners Bill and Brian Andrew and Tom Mullally. Shelly Hennessey was the winning trainer. Chappell also drove My Lucky Killean and Sa Summers Luck to victory to record the triple and close in on 2,500 career wins in the bike. JK Queen, with Walter Cheverie in the bike, won the trot feature in 2:01.4 powering up the stretch to win in 2:01.4 for Joe Smallwood, Stratford and Norman Clarey, Charlottetown. Cheverie also guided The Warden to a 1:59.2 score marking back to back winning performances for trainer Chris MacKay and his co-owner Wayne Court, New Glascow, PE. by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

Charlottetown, PE - Say It Again Sam goes for his seventh straight victory Saturday at Red Shores at Charlottetown Driving Park and Red Shores Summerside gets ready to launch Governor's Plate week with eliminations set on Sunday afternoon at 1pm and Monday night at 7pm. Say It Again Sam, a three-year-old son of Well Said-Northern Rosa, meets his stiffest competition yet as the Foxyhall racing owned pacer goes for his seventh victory in a row during the 12 dash program Saturday. First race post time is 6pm. Jason Hughes will be in the bike for the attempt and takes Say It Again Sam from post 2 with pressure expected from Tempo Seelster (Vince Poulton) and Artist List (Gary Chappell). Both of these horses will have to leave on the outside so that could complicate matters. Sterling Seelster lands on the pylons for this match-up for trainer Doug MacGregor, owner Marie Cameron of Summerside and driver Walter Cheverie. The rest of the line-up includes Capitalism (10-1), R Sonoflife (12-1), Painted Pony (4-1), Artners In Crime (8-1). ictonian Walton (Cheverie) goes after his third win in a row in race 7 for the Roger MacRae stable of Belfast. Saulsbrook Balance is the morning line favorite in the trot feature in race 3 for driver Willie Murphy, trainer Cindy MacDonald and co -owner Tanya MacKinnon, Souris. Two drivers are on the verge of milestone victories. Mike Stevenson is only five wins away from career win 1,500 while veteran Gary Chappell is closing in on win 2,500. For entries, results, top picks by Les MacIsaac and live video go to www.redshores.ca Summerside, PE - It's show-time at Red Shores Summerside with Governor's Plate eliminations on Sunday at 1pm and Monday night at 7pm. The fields are loaded with talent and speed with the top four horses, from each elimination, heading to the 46th running of the Governor's Plate Saturday July 19 presented by Summerside Chrysler Dodge, City of Summerside and Journal Pioneer. The first elimination, which carries a purse of $5,000, has D Gs Camme and Gilles Barrieau off the rail for owners Quentin Bevan, Hal Bevan, Tom Clark and Ron Matheson of Charlottetown. The Jackie Matheson trainee was a six length winner in his last start in 1:55.4. He'll line up beside Likely to Win with Ryan Ellis and Red Rock the newest edition to the Island racing ranks. This guy has been turning some heads. Red Rock is coming off a 1:53.4 win a Yonkers Raceway in New York with 8 victories on his resume from 17 starts this season. Jason Hughes will drive for new owners Donald MacRae, Bryan MacRae, Steven MacRae and Melissa Trainer of Vernon Bridge. Another Hughes stable-mate Narragansett fires from post 4 with heavy weight Touch of Lightning starting from the five hole. Carnivore, owned by Valleygrove Farms, Kensington, gets into the hunt from post seven for driver Mike Stevenson. Stevenson is only five wins away from career victory 1,500. Ultimate Luck gets reunited with Kenny Arsenault when they teamed up to scorch Summerside on June 22 in 1:54.3. They leave from post seven with Modern Xhibit drawing post 8. He is the morning line favorite from race secretary Gerard Smith. Modern Xhibit is fresh off a torrid 1:54.2 second place finish to All Turain at Fredericton on Canada Day. Marc Campbell will drive for trainer Jonah Moase. Smith is going with 8-3-1 while race analyst Jared Stretch's triactor ticket is 3-8-7. The Sunday card also carries three LobsterFest Open Mares Eliminations with Firstclassflight, Bunny Mach and Stayoutofmyaffair all listed as morning line favorites in their respective events. The second Governor's Plate elimination will go on Monday night with opening post time at 7pm. All Turain and driver Brodie MacPhee will go after plate 46 when they start from post seven. The pacer shows back to back winning performances including the track record in 1:54 at Fredericton for trainer Trevor Hicken, Montague and Lee Hicken, Charlottetown. The invitational star takes on triactor candidates Machinthesand and Astor. The second elimination also includes Blissfull Bro (Todd Trites), Judge Jon (Mike Stevenson), Carrera Angel (Rocky Schurman), Cheyenne Ford (Kenny Arsenault) and Perfect Escape (Walter Cheverie). For the complete list of entries, results or live broadcast go to www.redshores.ca by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

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