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Summerside, PE – Zip The Lip and driver Brian MacPhee set a new track record for aged trotters in the Lea Bell Memorial Sunday at Red Shores Summerside. The time of the mile was 1:59 flat. MacPhee rallied the trot star for the deep stretch victory for his fifth win in a row for owner-trainer Donald Sweet and his co-owner Orville Willis of O’Leary. The record was set by Waiting on a Women on July 12, 2011 and equaled this year on July 30th by Frill Seeker. MacPhee and Sweet teamed up for a driving and training double when Pembroke Fella nailed the 9th race. Rash B Havior, with Walter Cheverie catch driving, won the afternoon feature event in a sparkling 1:56.3 for owner-trainer Michael Peters, Emyvale. The open length score was his third win in a row. Narragansett (Jason Hughes) was second while Cambest Kisser (Gary Chappell) completed the triactor. In other action, Pownal Bay Tia, in line to Gary Chappell, knocked off favorite Tammysmist to claim the Cecil Stewart Memorial in race 2. The filly is owned by Ken Smith, Bonshaw and Ian Smith, Charlottetown. The harness racing community also honored Leon Stewart with a special memorial horseshoe. The touching ceremony was held after race 5 on the afternoon. It was an emotional day for MacKenzie MacInnis after the memorial race for her great grandfather Cecil and the ceremony for her great uncle Leon, the 20-year-old owner-trainer from Tyne Valley experienced two winners from her stable on the program with Halfinthebag and Night Talker. The racing gods seemed to be with her on her day at the legendary Prince County oval. Jason Hughes recorded a driving triple on the afternoon. The Stratford native is now only two wins away from reaching leader Marc Campbell on the leader board at Summerside. Chappell also posted two winners on the program. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca  by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

Charlottetown, PE – All Turain and driver Mike Stevenson held off a late charging Cabo Pan Lucus to claim the harness racing  feature event Saturday at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The time of the mile was 1:55.2. Stevenson decided to go after the lead from post 8 and rallied the all-star pacer to the front touching down on a hot opening quarter of 27.3 before a rated 56.4 half while the three-quarter marker flashed by in 1:26. Cabo Pan Lucas, under the command of Vince Poulton, took a shot at the fraction setter but settled for second with Astor completing the triactor for Jason Hughes. Hughes nailed the opening daily double on the program. All Turain is owned by Lee Hicken, Charlottetown and Perry Burke, Gross Ile, Quebec and trained by Wade Sorrie of Montague. The card also held two divisions of the Maritime Breeders Eliminations. Dusty Lane Galaxy (Gary Chappell) won the opening division by 11 lengths while Incredibility prevailed in the next $3,000 split for driver Kenny Arsenault. The veteran campaigner Abundaspin notched his 79th lifetime win for driver Harold Shepherd. The 14 year-old trotter is owned by Mikeala Lustic of Cornwall. Stevenson and Walter Cheverie also recorded two winners on the night. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca  by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

Charlottetown, PE - Red Shores Charlottetown will play host to the Maritime Breeders Eliminations for trotters Saturday. Post time for the 12 dash card is 6pm. Southfield Shadow is the morning line favorite in the first MBA split for driver Terry Gallant, trainer Thane Mann and the ownership group of Southfield Farms Inc, Summerside. The three-year-old filly was scratched for the Breeders Crown final but prior to that she has back to back wins and season earning of $14,595. Dusty Lane Galaxy, who has 8 top three finishes from 9 starts this season, could knock off the favorite from post five for driver Gary Chappell. The line-up also includes Villager, Phantom Beau, Waiting on No One and Glencove Yoshi. The other Maritime Breeders division has BJ Commanche as the one to beat. The colt is owned and trained by Bert Honkoop of Montague with Clare MacDonald listed to drive from post two. MacDonald drove the trotter to a fourth place result in the Breeders Crown final after being roughed up early on the outside to the opening quarter in 30.1 seconds. Incredibility, from the Earl Watts stable, and JK Hustler, who has two wins this campaign, are also listed as possible triactor candidates. Dunmore Bravo, Saulsbrook Pippa and Majian Magic will also compete in the $3,000 event. There will be a good old fashioned Vance Cameron Brew Haha in the evening's top class when heavy weights All Turain (Mike Stevenson), Astor (Jason Hughes) and Touch of Lightning meet in race 12. The field is loaded with talent including Cabo Pan Lucas, trained by Gary Poulton, leaving from the middle pack post 4 for driver Vince Poulton. The seven-year-old has been sharp hitting the triactor 14 times from 23 starts for co-owner Alan Walker, Charlottetown. Shock the Rock, Carnivore, Eagle Jolt and Cheyenne Ford are also part of the line-up. Win streaks on the line at Summerside Summerside, PE - Rash B Havior makes a trip west to Red Shores Summerside Sunday to compete in the afternoon feature in race 11. The program gets underway at 1pm with all the action being carried at www.redshores.ca The son of Lis Mara, owned by Michael Peters, Emyvale, gets the services of Walter Cheverie in the power packed field and is coming off impressive victories including a fourth length score in 1:56.2. He'll go up against two Jason Hughes stable stars Cambest Kisser and Narragansett. Hughes, who had a driving triple on Thursday, is compiling another big season. Carrera Angel gets reunited with his owner Rocky Schurman from post 5. This combination has been hot taking the top class in back to back fashion in September. DBS Rosco has been entered with Mark Bradley driving for trainer Wendell Shaw and co-owners Robbie Shaw and Derek Folland. Lucky Enounter drew the rail for Norris Rogers, trainer Dale Sobey and owner Jeff Ferrish, Summerside. In other action, Tammysmist gets the nod in the Cecil Stewart memorial in race 2 for Cheverie and owner-trainer Ken Waite. The filly caught the field to post a big win in her last start after coming off her qualifier. The Lea Bell Memorial will headline the afternoon trot class with trot specialist Zip the Lip going for five in a row in race 4. Driver Brian MacPhee has engineered all the winning trips against some of the best trotters on the East coast. Zip the Lip makes his 21st start this season for trainer Don Sweet and his co-owner Orville Willis of O'Leary. Newcomer Money Show will lead the post parade for driver Brian Andrew followed by Frill Seeker, Pleasure Girls, Majian Dillon, Majian Chester and Caliban Hanover. For entries, race programs and top picks from race analyst Jared Stretch go to www.redshores.ca by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

Charlottetown, PE – Forever Paradise delivered as the post time favorite to score a 1:56.3 victory in the featured event Thursday at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Marc Campbell put the Kevin MacLean trainee on the point and cruised through fractions of 27.4, 57.3 and 1:27.2 to notch his third win in a row for owner Reg MacPherson of Stratford. Newcomer SOS Grappa was second with IDK third. Tymal Tyme held off all challengers to claim the trot class in 2:03.1 for Brian MacPhee. The trotter is trained by Cindy MacDonald of Montague for owner Tessa MacKinnon, Souris. Driver Jason Hughes recorded a hat-trick on the program. Winning horses from the Hughes stable included Gwinning Gwen, Bunny Mach and Beckenbauer. Marc Campbell, Brian MacPhee, Corey MacPherson and Gary Chappell posted driving doubles on the night. Racing returns Saturday at 6pm featuring the Maritime Breeders for three-year-old trotters. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca  by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

Charlottetown, PE – Forever Paradise wired the field to claim the top class Thursday at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The time of the mile was an impressive 1:56.2 on the cool night. Marc Campbell, who leads all drivers in the Maritimes with wins on the season , sent the Kevin MacLean trainee to the top and cut fractions of 27.3, 57.2 and 1:27 before putting away a challenge from a hard closing Cabo Pan Lucas (Vince Poulton) to take the major share of the purse for owner Reg MacPherson, Stratford. Artners in Crime (Ron Matheson) was third. Diamond Mine, with Willie Murphy in the bike, won the first trot class in 2:03.1 for trainer-co-owner Cindy MacDonald, Montague and Tanya MacKinnon, Souris. The winning connections were greeted in the winner’s circle by UPEI hockey panther Spencer Metcalfe. The UPEI hockey night at the track continued in race 4 when Heart & Guts rallied from the back of the pack to score in 2:01 for catch-driver Ron Matheson, trainer Ambyr Campbell and co-owner Brian MacPhee. UPEI hockey panther captain Mason Wilgosh was trackside for the presentation. The next trot contest went to Majian Dillon for trainer-driver Jim Ripley in 2:01.2. The trotter held off a late challenge by Oceanview Kate to claim the win for owner Marylea Ripley, Amherst, NS. Driver Jason Hughes had a driving quadruple with Walter Cheverie and Brad Smith recording driving doubles on the 13 dash program. Racing returns Saturday and Sunday afternoon in Charlottetown for the Atlantic Breeders Crown weekend of champions. Post time for both events is 1pm. by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

Summerside, PE - Elm Grove Inarush marked a new chapter in the history books when the three-year-old filly established a new track record of 1:55.1 Sunday at Red Shores Summerside. Competing in a division of the Lady Slipper gold, driver Mark Bradley wasted no time putting the stakes super-star on the point setting fractions of 29, 58.2, 1:26.4 before blasting home to secure the record setting performance in 28.2 seconds for a four and half length score. Pictonian Sareta was second with I C Anastro third. Elm Grove Inarush, dubbed the queen of Kensington, posted her third win in a row for 11victories from 16 starts this season. Trainer Eddy Doucette co-owns the track record holder with Blaine Thibeau, Gordon MacLeod and Grant Mann. Fleurje pushed her winning streak to five in a row claiming the second Lady Slipper gold in a flashy 1:58 flat. Jason Hughes did the driving for trainer Nicholas Oakes and Buntainwood Farm, Brackley Beach. The breeder is William Roloson, Belfast. Driver Gilles Barrieau enjoyed a big day on the Island taking both Joe O'Brien gold divisions with Tobins Fusion for Boyd MacDonald Produce Ltd, Crapaud, Daniel Ross, Belfast and Charles Seymour, Fredericton, NB while his other stable star Settlement Request mapped a fourth length victory for Alfred Barrieau, Dieppe and Michael Clinton, Saint John, NB. The Lady Slipper grassroots divisional winners went to Landed Alien for Barrieau, trainer Jackie Matheson and owner Darlene Compton, Bell River. Willow Warrior gave Bradley another stakes honor for owner Alby Curran, Vernon Bridge and trainer Brendon Curran while Howmac Missy was presented with the winning cooler for Howmac Farms Ltd, North Wilthire and Wade Peconi, Stanchel. The filly was trained by Earl Watts and driven by Marc Campbell. The Joe O'Brien grassroots winners were JK Hall with Walter Cheverie driving for owner-trainer Joe Smallwood, Stratford and Dusty Lane Diego with owner-trainer-driver Gary Chappell. The legendary Prince County Oval also played host to the Atlantic Aged Pacing Mares final presented by Standardbred Canada. Ramblinglily wired the field to in the $16,520 championship for trainer Allan Jones, Riverview, NB and his co-owner Norman Leger, Shediac, NB. Campbell was in the bike for mole of 1:56.3 which included on the fastest closing quarters of year clocked at 27 seconds flat. Standardbred Canada chairman Kent Oakes was trackside for the presentation. The Garth Schurman memorial was won by Smart Barney and Kenny Arsenault in 2:00.2. Devon Wallace of Alberton owns and trains the pacer. Barrieau and Campbell had driving triples on the afternoon while Kenny Arsenault, Mark Bradley and Walter Cheverie each made two trips to the winner's circle. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

Charlottetown, PE - The two-year colt and filly pacers in the Lady Slipper and Joe O'Brien stakes headlined a 13 dash race program Saturday at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Three Pink Bows pulled off an upset in a division of the Lady Slipper gold knocking off favorite Dusty Lane Bria (Kenny Arsenault) in deep stretch to win in 1:59.4 which was a new race record for the filly. Danny Romo did the driving for trainer-breeder Doug Rankin and owners Tanya Tremblett, Sydney Mines, NS and Stevi Jardine, George's River, NS. Woodmere Dancenart was third. Jann Down notched her 7th win of the season and third in a row in the second Lady Slipper gold split for driver Gilles Barrieau and the Downey Stables of Quispamsis, N.B. Other winners in the Lady Slipper grassroots went to Sweetwater Rayane for Jack Panting and owner-breeder Linda Austin, Mount Stewart and Navajo Moe with driver Mark Bradley for owners Calvin Baglole, Bedeque, Shawn Baglole, Victoria West and breeder James Pound, Hunter River. All Hail, under the command of Walter Cheverie, found racing room in the stretch to capture a division of Joe O'Brien gold for two-year-old colts. Cheverie did the driving for owners Riley Farms, Kensington and Lloyd Hannah, Summerside. The breeder is William and Brian Andrew. The second O'Brien gold went to Dixieland Band for Marc Campbell. The colt, bred by William Andrew, Calgary, Alberta, recorded his fourth consecutive victory for owners Reg MacPherson, David and Aaron MacKenzie. Kevin MacLean is the trainer. The Joe O'Brien grassroots divisional winners were R ES Reese for driver Mike Stevenson, owners Daniel Crouse, Ontario and Amy Crouse, Lower Kingsclear, NB and breeder Robert Connelly. Elm Grove Jepson also took top honors for Campbell and the ownership group of Andrea Rennison, Ryder Mathew Renneson and Cathy Benedict, NS. The breeder is Robert Gordon, Elmsdale. In other action, DBS Rosco and Mike Stevenson captured the evening's feature in a dazzling 1:57 flat. The four-year-old son of Santanna Blue Chip laid down fractions of 27.3, 57.3 and 1:27.3 to score his sixth victory of the season. The winner is co-owned by trainer Wendell Shaw, Robbie Shaw and Derek Folland, Summerside. Every Day, with Brian Andrew driving, won the Martin MacDougall memorial. Campbell posted a hat-trick on the card. Stevenson had a driving double. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

Summerside, PE - Carnivore, with Marvyn Webster in the bike, won the harness racing feature event named in honor of Philip Doucette Sunday at Red Shores Summerside in 1:56.1. Webster sent the pacer to the top from post 2 and laid down fractions of 28.2, 57.4 and 1:27. The son of Real Desire held off a late challenge from Cambest Kisser and Carrera Angel to notch his third win from nine starts this year. Family and friends of the late Prince County Horsemen's Club president were trackside for the cooler presentation. Driver Jason Hughes enjoyed a career day at the Prince County oval with five winners on the program. The Stratford resident put Jersey Joe on the point to deliver as the post time favorite in the Henry Doucette memorial in race 7. The seven-year-old son of Matts Scooter posted his second win from 16 starts this season for trainer Deanna Clow and her co-owner Mitchell Tierney, Roseneath, Ontario. Roccos Cavallo was second with Ultimate Success third. The "Blue Knight" also had scores aboard Beckenbauer and Ima Fancy King giving Jansen Sweet his first career training victory. Outside the Wire and Casimir Luciano wrapped up his productive day at the office. Norris Rogers recorded four winners on the program. Rogers got the action rolling taking the first two races with Athenas Pride for Dale Sobey and Mayhem Man for the Jay Noye stable. The Summerside native then paraded Sendmeasign to victory lane in the fifth and drove Lucky Encounter to top honors in the 8th race for owner Jeff Ferrish of Summerside. The Sobey stable had a training triple on the day. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

Charlottetown, PE - Touch of Lightning used his gate speed and rated fractions to win the Saturday night feature at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The time of the mile was a sparkling 1:55.4. Driver Earl Smith pointed the former Breeders Crown champion to the front with Cabo Pan Lucus (Vince Poulton) releasing him on route to the opening quarter in 28.2. The half was reached in 58.3 with the three-quarter station at 1:27.1. Mcjestic (Walter Cheverie) rallied up the passing lane to finish second with Cabo Pan Lucas putting up a hard fought third. The victory was Touch of Lightning's second in a row for owners Peter Smith, Charlottetown, Don Smith, Pownal, Larry Chappell, Marshfield and Gerald Morrissey of Vernon Bridge. For All We Know beat her stable-mate General Luckypercy to take the mares open on the program. Gary Chappell did the driving for owner Bruce Wood, Marshfield and trainer Jackie Matheson. Matheson recorded a training triple with Artners In Crime and Oakrock Almighty also scoring top honors. Chappell, who recently notched his 2,500th career win, laid down the framework for his hat-trick when he teamed up with Earl Watts trainees Howmac Royale and Sinners In Heaven earlier in the night. Zip The Lip pushed his streak to three after claiming the open trot for Brian MacPhee, trainer Donald Sweet and his co-owner Orville Willis of O'Leary. The trotter powered off the wings from post 6 to lead the field through splits of 29.1, 1:00.2, 1:31 before cruising home in 29.1 seconds to stop the timer in 2:00.1. Frill Seeker (Kenny Arsenault) was second with Pleasure Girls third. In other action, Hopedale Dora wired the other trot class in 2:05.1 for driver Joey Pineau and Ken MacInnis, Charlottetown. Driver Ron Matheson posted two winners on the card. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

Charlottetown, PE - Touch of Lightning is going into the feature event as the one to beat Saturday at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The 13 dash harness racing program has a first race post time at 6pm. The five-year-old son of Articulator is coming off a three length 1:56.4 score for driver Earl Smith and owners Peter and Don Smith, Gerald Morrissey and Larry Chappell. He'll line up from post 4 in the 12th race top class that has Astor (Jason Hughes) and the fast closing Shock The Rock (Corey MacPherson) applying pressure from the outside of the gate. The power-packed field also stars Cabo Pan Lucas (Vince Poulton), McJestic (Walter Cheverie), Balanchine (Ron Matheson), Narragansett (Kenny Arsenault) and Red Rock (Gary Chappell). In other action, Stayoutofmyaffair drew the rail in the mares open for driver-trainer Jason Hughes and owner Robi Hughes of Stratford. The Hughes stable has been making headlines across Canada while showcasing .366 training average. Stayoutofmyaffair attempts back to back victories aiming for her ninth win of the campaign. For All We Know, owned by Bruce Wood, Marshfield, will try to spoil the party from post 4 for trainer Jackie Matheson. The Matheson stable also sends out General Luckypercy in this event. The open trot class has Zip The Lip going for his third win in a row in race 5. The Donald Sweet trainee has 15 top three finishes from 18 starts which includes six top prizes. Driver Brian MacPhee will need to work out the trip from post 6 with Abundaspin, who captured his 78th lifetime win on Thursday, charging away from the middle of pack post three. The teenager only has three months left in his incredible racing career which includes 64 seconds, 39 thirds and $479,780 in earnings. For the complete entries, race programs and live video go to www.redshores.ca Doucette Memorials highlight Summerside program Summerside, PE - Red Shores Summerside is set to stage an action packed harness racing program Sunday at 1pm. The program will honor Philip and Henry Doucette at the legendary Prince County Oval. Carnivore, owned by Valleygrove Farms and driven by Marvyn Webster, is the early favorite in the Philip Doucette memorial in race 12. The top class pays tribute to the Prince County Horsemen's Club president who passed away last year. DBS Rosco is riding a two race winning streak and is capable of knocking off the top choice for driver Kenny Arsenault and co-owners Wendell and Robbie Shaw and Derek Folland. Carrera Angel (Rocky Schurman), Blissful Bro (Gary Chappell) and veteran Blue Meadow Willie (Walter Cheverie) are all well poised to steal the show. Pictonian Press, Cambest Kisser and McMaverick complete the line-up. The Henry Doucette memorial is race 7 with Jersey Joe gunning for the top spot from post 2. Deanna Clow, New Haven and Mitchell Tierney, Roseneath, Ontario co -own the pacer who makes his 16th start for driver Jason Hughes. Ultimate Success and J V S Ring are also triactor candidates. Hughes moves from one live drive to another when he jumps on Beckenbauer in the afternoon back-up class in race 9. The $1,600 showdown puts Bad Date (Corey MacPherson) and Rash B Havior into contenders while Acra Beach Bajan and Athletic Putnam play role of spoilers. For complete entries, race programs and live video go to www.redshores.ca by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

Charlottetown, PE - Abundaspin, a 14 year-old harness racing trotter, recorded his 78th career win in the trot division Thursday at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The Harold Shepherd trainee rallied in deep stretch to knock off fraction setter JK Queen to score in 2:02.3 for driver Steven Shepherd and owner Mikaela Lustic of Cornwall. Majian Dillon was third. The evening feature went to a son of Mach Three, Machinthesand, owned by Russell and Karen Noonan and Noonan Holdings Ltd, Middleton, PE in a sparkling 1:56.4. Gary Chappell did the driving for trainer Mark Bradley. IDK (Vince Poulton) was second while Nobestbfor (Walter Cheverie) was third. Chappell and Marc Campbell had driving doubles on the program. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca Lee Drake

Summerside, PE - Narragansett used his dangerous finishing kick to knock out the competition to win the Sunday harness racing feature in 1:56.4 at Red Shores Summerside. The son of Rocknroll Hanover, driven by Jason Hughes, sat at the back of the pack before making his dash to the front past the three-quarter pole marker in a swift 1:25.2 put up by fraction setter Forever Paradise (Marc Campbell). Narragansett, who was still sitting seventh at the top of the stretch, blew by the field to win by a quarter of a length to post his sixth victory of the season for Foxyhall Racing stable of Summerside. Forever Paradise faded to second with Carnivore (Marvyn Webster) completing the triactor. Walter Cheverie enjoyed another great day at the office with a driving triple on the 12 dash program. The veteran pilot, who is teaming up with Red Shores to raise money for Sadie's Place in the annual Drive for Charity event, won with Sendmeasign, Forced to Travel and Athletic Putnam. Corey MacPherson had a driving double when he guided Dusty Lane Dora and Tryron My Gigolo to top honors. Red Shores Summerside also played host the annual PEI Matinee finals. Driver Wendy MacRae posted two victories with Muzzy's Driftwood and Pictonian Walton. The other winners were Ramadawn for Ryan Desroches and Millal Millar for John Perry. The horses in the program raced at four different tracks this season-including Pinette, Kensington, Alberton and O'Leary to gain points to compete in the finals. Christopher MacRae moved into the announcer's booth to call the action. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca By Lee Drake    

Charlottetown, PE - D Gs Camme, under the command of Ron Matheson, won the feature harness racing event Saturday night at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park in an impressive 1:54.3. Matheson, who co-owns the pacer with Hal & Quentin Bevan and Tom Clark of Charlottetown, hustled this year's Governor's Plate champion off the gate from post 5 and carved out fractions of 27.3, 57.1 and 1:26.3 before unleashing a 28 second final panel to win by nine lengths for trainer Jackie Matheson. Astor (Jason Hughes) was second with Shock The Rock (Corey MacPherson) rallying late to grab third. Team Matheson, along with the co-owner Clark, also scored with Van Zant on the program. Driver Jason Hughes posted a hat-trick on the 13 dash program. The Stratford native claimed the opening daily double with Ivegotmyeyeonu for owner Melissa Rennie, Charlottetown and newcomer Mach My Point for his brother Kurt in race 2. The Hughes family affair continued when Robi's horse, Stayoutofmyaffiar, claimed the open mares division in 1:56.4. Zip the Lip and driver Brian MacPhee won the open trot in 2:00 over Abundaspin (Harold Shepherd) and Frill Seeker (Gary Chappell). The Donald Sweet trainee marked his sixth victory from 18 starts this season for co-owner Orville Willis of O'Leary. Sweet and MacPhee combined forces to win the evening's finale with Pembroke Fella. Drivers Ken Murphy and Marc Campbell also recorded driving doubles. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca Lee Drake

Summerside, PE - The live harness racing card at Red Summerside was cancelled today (Sunday) due to unsafe track conditions caused by heavy rain. The card will go Monday September 15 with a 7pm post time. by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

Summerside, PE - Carrera Angel made it back to back victories taking the Sunday Feature for the second week in a row at Red Shores Summerside. The time of the mile was 1:59 flat. Owner-driver Rocky Schurman hustled the nine-year-son of Camluck off the gate to the lead into the turn and then released Sam it Again Sam (Jason Hughes) on route to the opening quarter in 28 seconds flat. The duo tracked the pacer-setter through splits of 58.3 and 1:28.4 before unleashing a powerful finishing kick to notch his fifth score from 18 starts this season. Cambest Kisser (Kenny Arsenault) found racing room in the stretch to finish second with Van Zant (Ron Matheson) rallying late to complete the triactor. Action O So Royal edged out Paphos to claim the Peter Coughlin Memorial in 1:59. Brian MacPhee did the driving for owner-trainer Wayne Pike of Winsloe. MacPhee came right back in the next race with Jarretts Jet to record a driving double. Garth Cole was the winning trainer. Bakardi Arti posted the fastest mile of the afternoon going right to his lifetime mark of 1:56.4 for Walter Cheverie, trainer Jonah Moase and owners Neal Moase, Cornwall and Heather Neill, North Milton. Driver Todd Walsh enjoyed a great weekend competing in the Billings Driving Challenge. The Charlottetown resident won another division of the Billings with In Cahoots for owner Leon Stewart, Summerside. Jason Hughes, Walter Cheverie and Kenny Arsenault aslo recorded driving doubles on the program. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca by Lee Drake, for Red Shores  

Charlottetown, PE - Red Rock fought off Eagle Jolt in deep stretch to win the Saturday night feature at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park in 1:56.2. Driver Jason Hughes decided against a two hole ride and sent the pacer to the front taking command of the field through a blistering 26.4 opening quarter with the half mile marker clocked at 56.1. Eagle Jolt took his shot down the backstretch going past the leader at the three-quarter station at 1:25.2 but Red Rock battled back and out sprinted Eagle Jolt for his 10th victory of the 2014 campaign for owners Donald and Steven MacRae and Melissa Trainer. Blu Meadow Willie finished strong to complete the triactor. Hughes recorded a driving hat-trick on the night. In other action, driver Gary Chappell edged closer to 2,500 career wins when he guided his own horse Windemere Eric to his fourth consecutive win during the 13 dash program. The veteran pilot is only two wins away from the milestone. Trotter My Daisey Duke claimed the evening's trot class for driver Corey MacPherson, trainer Paul F. MacDonald and owner Jonathan MacDonald of North Wiltshire in 2:03.2 while three-year-old filly Fleurje notched her third in a row for driver-trainer Nicholas Oakes and owner Buntainwood Farm of Brackley Beach. Woodmere Rondevous, owned by Doug and Jamie Hill, Charlottetown, recorded her third consecutive victory for catch-driver Ken Murphy and trainer Ken Wilkie in 1:57.1. The Billings Driving Challenge returned to Charlottetown with local teamster Todd Walsh taking the opening leg with Blue Man Group for owner trainer Chris MacKay and owner Kristina McCourt, Summerside. Sumbodys Fool took the second division of the Billings for driver Michael Mitchel. The six-year-old gelding is owned by Barry, Trevor and Kevin Doyle of Earnscliffe. Walter Cheverie recorded a driving double for Red Shores in the local Drive for Charity promotion. Their campaign raises money for Sadie's Place on PEI. by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

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