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Charlottetown, PE - Two horses with winning streaks and one driver chasing history makes up the action packed 16 dash harness racing card Saturday at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Post time is 12:30pm. Dial The Bossman, a two year-old son of Artistic Fella, rides a three race win streak into race 8. Known as "Bruce" around the barn, Dial The Bossman leaves from the rail as trainer Tom Weatherbie lists Jason Hughes to do the driving for owner Doug MacPhee, New Haven, PE. The colt has been impressive with front end tactic victories and that brisk 28.2 closer in his last start. Meanwhile, Political Crisis goes after his fourth in a row in the 11th race showdown for trainer-driver Adam Merner and his co-owner Max Sehl. The pacer has 21 wins, 16 seconds and 20 third place finishes out of 152 races lifetime. Drivingthedragon N (Hughes) has been established as the morning line favorite (5-2) in the afternoon top class in race 15. Post position 7 doesn't bother the odds maker. The mare, owned by Donald MacRae, Vernon Bridge, hasn't missed a top three finish since making her first appearance on the red soil August 27th. Motorino (Terry Gallant), Rash B Havior (Ken Murphy) and Eagle Jolt (Marc Campbell) are also listed as top contenders in the field. Campbell is looking to make history once again on Saturday as he attempts to break his own single-season win record of 130, set in 2012 at Charlottetown. The O'Brien award winner needs two more victories to open a new chapter at the legendary CDP oval. The two-time Gold Cup winning pilot has an impressive resume since starting his driving career in 2004 with 8,580 starts, 1,690 victories, 1,292 seconds and 1,136 thirds. His first career win was July 24, 2004 aboard Crestwave Gaze. For race programs and top picks go to www.redshores.ca   By Lee Drake

Charlottetown, PE - Drivingthedragon N made a three wide move down the backstretch and nailed pace setter D GS Camme on the line to win the Sunday harness racing top class at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park in a photo finish. Eagle Jolt (Marc Campbell) was third. Jason Hughes, who enjoyed a big day at the city track with four winners, was in the bike for the victory for owner Donald MacRae, Vernon Bridge, PE. The Sutter Hanover mare notched her eighth win from 21 starts this season. Hughes also had top honours with Whosuwinner, JK Cowboy and Dial the Bossman for the grand-slam. Adam Merner recorded a driving double. The fastest mile of the day was turned by Forever Paradise and catch-driver Corey MacPherson. The duo toured the legendary oval in 1:56.2. The pacer is trained by Kevin MacLean for owners Reg MacPherson, David and Aaron MacKenzie Campbell was kept off the score sheet Sunday so his magic number to set the all-time record for wins in a single season at Charlottetown is five. Racing returns Saturday at 12:30pm with the annual Horseperson's Day and the Paul MacDonald driving championship. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca By Lee Drake

Charlottetown, PE - Smiley Bayama won the Saturday afternoon harness racing feature race at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The time of the mile was 1:57.2. Adam Merner engineered the winning drive tracking the action from fifth then moved to outside flow past the half mile mark to mount his charge the front. The eight-year-old son of Aces Up took command of race at head of stretch and held off a late closing First Art Down (Jason Hughes) for his 7th victory of the season. Motorino (Terry Gallant) finished third. Smiley Bayama is owned by Shelley and Alexis Gass, Cornwall, PE and trained by Ron Gass. The 5-6-9 triactor paid $694.85. Three trotters were in the spotlight after posting winning scores in their respective divsions. I Ain't No Lady (Brian MacPhee), Howmacs Pride (Kenny Arsenault) and Freddie (Marc Campbell) made trips to victory lane. Campbell recorded a driving triple with Arsenault cashing in on a driving double. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca By Lee Drake

Charlottetown, PE - Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park will host their final Saturday, Sunday combo of the season. Post time for the harness racing cards will be 12:30pm. The city oval will present 26 races over the weekend with one driver on track to beat the all-time wins record in a single season at Charlottetown. Marc Campbell, who set the record in 2012 at 130 wins, has a chance to break his own record before the season ends on December 31, 2016. The Winsloe native, booked on 16 horses this weekend, is only eight wins away from setting a new standard with 8 cards remaining. The two-time Gold Cup winner starts his assignments with live drives aboard trotters Tyne Valley, trained by William Roloson, and Freddie for the Three Wiseman stable, Cornwall, PE. The countdown is on and it's most likely he will re-write this chapter in the history books. The afternoon feature has track analysts split on their top choices. Race secretary Gerard Smith, who was inducted to the PEI Sports Hall of Fame as a member of the 1977 PEI Islander's senior baseball team, has labeled last week's top class winner Best Risque as the one to beat off the rail for driver MacPherson, trainer Brian Ladner and his co-owners Lillian and Kevin Ladner, Charlottetown, PE. MacPherson, fresh off his high-five last week, takes the mare from the garden spot after her sparkling winning performance of 1:56.3. On the other hand, the host of top picks in the race program, Les MacIsaac, is putting his money on post 5 starter Smiley Bayama and driver Adam Merner. Ron Gass trains the eight-year-old pacer for his daughter Shelley Gass and grand-daughter Alexis Gass, Cornwall, PE. There will be strong opposition from Clic K (Campbell), Rash B Havior (Ken Murphy) and Motorino (Terry Gallant). The nine horse line-up also includes McJestic (Gary Chappell), First Art Down (Jason Hughes), DBS Rosco (Kenny Arsenault) and Three Truths (Vaughn Doyle). Red Shores Sunday D GS Camme takes his three-race winning streak into the Sunday feature. Co-owner- driver Ron Matheson will be in the bike as the invitational star goes after his 10th victory of the season from post 7. Instant Shadow, who has also won his last three starts, gets the rail for Mark Bradley while 3-1 choice, Eagle Jolt, fires from post 6. The all-star cast includes Painted Desert, Simon Said, All Turain, Someone Like You and Drivingthedragon N. For race programs, top picks and live broadcasts go to www.redshores.ca By Lee Drake  

Charlottetown, PE - He just keeps on winning but Sunday's harness racing feature race at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park was a special one for D GS Camme. The invitational star shot to the lead and never looked back on route to a 1:56.1 score and his 30th lifetime win. Co-owner Ron Matheson was in the bike for the milestone. Ron's son, Jackie, is the trainer of D GS Camme who notched his third in a row and ninth of the season. The lifetime winner of $158,095 is also owned by Tom Clark, Quentin and Hal Bevan, Charlottetown, PE. The feature race triactor also involved Drivingthedragon (2) and Ramblinglily (3). Adam Merner enjoyed a driving triple on the afternoon scoring top honours aboard Political Crisis, Likely To Win and All Turain. Myles Heffernan and Mark Bradley had driving doubles while Jackie Matheson and Sifroi Melanson earned training doubles. Wager was $36,435. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca By Lee Drake

Charlottetown, PE - The fifth annual Drive for Charity was made official on Saturday at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Harness racing drivers and their business partners teamed up to raise money for local charities. Here are the official totals: Driver, Business, Charity and Money Raised Corey MacPherson - Red Shores - PEI Sports Hall of Fame - $1,825 Jason Hughes - KKP - Easter Seals - $1,000 Gary Chappell - Daniel R Ross Ltd - Camp Gencheff - $1,000 Mark Bradley - McQuarrie's Meats - Upper Room Food Bank - $1,000 Marc Campbell - MacRae Backhoe and Trucking - IWK - $1,000 Gilles Barrieau - Hansen Electric - Canadian Mental Health - $1,000 Brian MacPhee - Meridian Farms - Kid Sport - $1,000 Ken Murphy - Metro Home Building Centre - PEI Special Olympics - $1,000 Kenny Arsenault - Syntrak Print & Graphic Design - Chances - $1,000 Walter Cheverie - Ocean 100 - Olivia Ruth MacLeod Memorial Award - $1,000 Total money raised: $10,825 By Lee Drake

Charlottetown, PE - Clic K captured the Saturday afternoon featured harness racing event at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The time of the mile was 1:56.2. Marc Campbell, who enjoyed a driving double on the day, hustled the pacer, owned by Plo Stables, Donagh, PE, and trained by Jackie Matheson, to the early lead and laid down fractions of 27.2, 56.1 and 1:25.3 before cruising home in 30.4 seconds for his fifth victory of the year. Motorino (Terry Gallant) was second with Rash B Havior (Gary Chappell) rallying from seventh at the top of the stretch to complete the triactor. Trotters Tyne Valley, Professor Gordon and Wedgewood, trained by Glen Claybourne, Charlottetown, PE, won their respective divisions. Zanzibar was presented with the Joyriders Association pace after driver Brian MacPhee, trainer Paul Morrison and owner Kathy Furness, Vernon Bridge, PE. Jason Hughes and Gary Chappell also had driving doubles in the 12 dash program. Wager was $31, 847 For complete results go to www.redshores.ca By Lee Drake

Charlottetown, PE - The fall racing schedule hits full stride this weekend with harness racing cards Saturday and Sunday afternoon at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Post time is 12:30pm. Doing Some Damage has drawn the rail in the Saturday afternoon top class for driver Corey MacPherson, trainer Trevor Hicken and owner Kent Livingston, Cornwall. The seven-year-old is coming off a fourth place in the mud at Summerside last week and steps up to take on Clic K, owned by Plo stables, Donagh, PE, who is listed as the 5-2 morning line favorite. Marc Campbell will do the driving for trainer Jackie Matheson. Campbell is having another great season racking up 117 wins at Charlottetown going into the program. He broke the all-time win s title on December 10, 2011 with 119 victories and ended the 2012 campaign with a new season benchmark of 130 trips to victory lane. Campbell is potentially on a record setting pace to reach his 2012 milestone with 12 cards remaining on the 2016 calendar. The feature also has Motorino with trainer Terry Gallant in the bike for his co-owner Eric Johnston, Summerside, PE. The black pacer, who has great gate speed, put in a big trip last week from post 8 and gets to rally from the 4 hole in this match-up. The field also includes heavy-hitters such as Forever Paradise (Michael McGuigan), DBS Rosco (Kenny Arsenault), First Art Down (Ken Murphy), Rash B Havior (Gary Chappell) and Perfect Escape (Ron Matheson). Mr MacLeod is favored to win the Joyriders Pace in race 7 for MacPherson, trainer Kyle Wilkie and owner Mallory Lewis, St Peters Bay, PE. The annual Drive for the Charity comes to a close on Saturday with trackside cheque presentations being made to local charities by the participating business sponsors and drivers. The ceremony will be held after race 2. Red Shores Sunday D GS Camme takes aim at his third win in a row in the Sunday afternoon feature in race 9. The Jackie Matheson trainee, owned by driver Ron Matheson, Tom Clark, Quentin and Hal Bevan, Charlottetown, PE, has 8 scores from 15 starts this season with close to $30,000 in the bank. The son of Blissfull Hall leaves from post 5 against Painted Desert (Adam Merner), Drivingthedragon N (Jason Hughes), Ramblinglily (Ken Murphy) and Eagle Jolt who also has back to back victories. Regular pilot Marc Campbell has booked off his drives Sunday to attend the Harrisburg Mixed Sale in Pennsylvania so young Ryan Desroche gets the driving assignment from the boss. Conditioner Jennifer Trainor of Vernon Bridge has two stable stars riding win streaks on the card. Santanna Sam goes for his fourth in a row in race 7 while Cheyenne Ford takes his three race win streak into race 13. Michael McGuigan gets the call to drive. For race programs, top picks or live broadcast go to www.redshores.ca By Lee Drake

Summerside, PE - Painted Desert, under the command of Adam Merner, rallied in deep stretch to win the final harness racing feature of the season Sunday at Red Shores Summerside. The long-shot paid $87.30 to win. Motorino (Terry Gallant) was second by a nose while Rash B Havior (Marc Campbell) was third. Painted Desert is owned by Perry Burke, Grosse-Ile, Quecbec and trained by Phil Sizer. The time of the mile was 2:00.3. Marc Campbell earned the top spot in the driver's standings with 39 victories during the 2016 campaign. Campbell went into the last program with 35 scores and won with Instant Shadow in race 4 for trainer Sifroi Melanson and came back in the 8th race with PC Shockwave for owner-trainer Clair Sweet, O'Leary, PE. Campbell gave The Ultimate Stable and Melanson with an owner-trainer triple with a driving hat-trick aboard Ultimatelyhandsome. The Winsloe native hit a grand-slam with Jetster owned by Ralph Sweet, O'Leary, PE to capture the driver's title and the Isabelle & Ivan Cameron memorial. Jason Hughes, who finished second in the standings, rallied with OK Galahad, owned by Foxyhall Hall racing, Summerside, PE, Robi Hughes, Stratford, PE, to complete season with 35 wins while Ken Murphy was third with 33. Terry Gallant will named the top trainer at the Prince County oval with 18 winners from his stable in 2016. Driver Dale Spence recorded a driving double on the program For complete results go towww.redshores.ca By Lee Drake           ********************************************************************** This E-mail message (including attachments, if any) is intended for the use of the individual or entity to which it is addressed and may contain information that is privileged, proprietary, confidential and exempt from disclosure. If you are not the intended recipient, you are notified that any dissemination, distribution or copying of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify the sender and erase this E-mail message immediately.   Le présent message électronique (y compris les pièces qui y sont annexées, le cas échéant) s'adresse au destinataire indiqué et peut contenir des renseignements de caractère privé ou confidentiel. Si vous n'êtes pas le destinataire de ce document, nous vous signalons qu'il est strictement interdit de le diffuser, de le distribuer ou de le reproduire. Si ce message vous a été transmis par erreur, veuillez en informer l'expéditeur et le supprimer immédiatement.  

Charlottetown, PE - Eagle Jolt overcame post 8 and fired a closing panel of 27.4 seconds to win the Thursday night harness racing feature for the second week in a row at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The time of the mile was 1:57.3. Marc Campbell, who notched his 113th win of the season at the city oval with a driving triple on the program to take a commanding lead in the driver standings, was in the bike for the victory for owners Wilbur & Marie MacDonald, Orwell Cove, PE. Forever Paradise was second with fraction setter Doing Some Damage third. The trotters were showcased on three occasions on the program. Phantom Beau and driver Mark Bradley won the first class while Frill Seeker, with Gordie Hennessey catch-driving, won his assignment and Osprey Impact captured the open trot for Corey MacPherson and owner-trainer Paul Larrabee, Bell River, PE. Driver Mike McGuigan recorded a driving double on the final Thursday night card. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca Racing returns Saturday with the Island Breeders Championship Finals at 6pm while Sunday is the final card of the 2016 season at Red Shores Summerside. Post time is 1pm. By Lee Drake

Summerside, PE - Minor Wisdom captured the Red Shores Summerside Sunday harness racing feature for the second week in a row. Driver Wade Sorrie used the same tactics as last week going to the front and holding off all challengers. The sprint to the finish was clocked in 2:00. Best Risgue was second with Machinthesand third. Minor Wisdom is owned and trained by Kristina McCourt, Summerside, PE. The stage is set for the final race card of the season next Sunday at 1pm. The driver standings will remain tight with Marc Campbell, who was on stakes assignment in Truro, holding on to the lead with 35 wins. Jason Hughes was able to close the gap when he recorded a driving triple on the day so he goes into the last race card now only one behind Campbell with 34 wins. Ken Murphy is within striking distance with 32 victories. Terry Gallant remains on the top of the trainer standings with 18 victories. Gallant, Ken Murphy and Gary Chappell recorded driving doubles on the card. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca By Lee Drake

Charlottetown, PE - Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park played host to the Maritime Breeders finals over a sloppy track hit by heavy rain on the harness racing program. The track crew did a great job on the city oval. Wicked Nick, under the command of Gary Chappell, captured the two-year-old Maritime Breeders $9,000 final over Mary Leah (Danny MacDonald) for his second in a row and seventh score of the season for owners Peter Buchanan, North Wiltshire, PE and Cameron Trail, O'Leary, PE. Chappell enjoyed a big night at the track making three more trips to the winner's circle with top place finishes aboard Pictonian Spartan, Sinners In Heaven and Abner The Great. The three-year-old Maritime Breeders final in honor of Buddy Campbell, sponsored by Meridian Farms, went to Oceanview Pancho and driver Corey MacPherson. The trotter, who now has six victories this season, is co-owned by Paul Larrabee, Belle River and William Roloson, Belfast, PE. When the feature went the gate the track was rated as sloppy with a four second variant. D GS Camme, with driver and co-owner Ron Matheson in the bike, over-powered pace setter Big Surf to win in 1:56.3. Ramblinglily (Ken Murphy) was third. Sent off at 6/5 odds, D GS Camme is trained by Jackie Matheson for owners Quentin and Hal Bevan and Tom Clark, Charlottetown, PE. Corey MacPherson, Marc Campbell notched driving doubles on the rainy night. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca By Lee Drake

Charlottetown, PE - Eagle Jolt upended pace setter Doing Some Damage to capture the Thursday top harness racing class at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Marc Campbell, who notched a driving double, rallied the pacer in deep stretch for the 1:55.3 score. Sent off a 6/1 odds, Eagle Jolt, owned by Wilbur and Marie MacDonald, Orwell Cove, PE, has 8 wins this season. Doing Some Damage faded to second with Perfect Escape (Ron Matheson) third. Osprey Impact, Charlottetown's current trot record holder, delivered the in the open trot in 1:58.2 for Corey MacPherson. Freddie (Marc Campbell) was second with Thunderaway (Jason Hughes) third. The other trotting assignments were won by Caliban Hanover for his 55th lifetime victory for owner Wendell MacDonald, Cornwall and Suicide Shift for Steven Shepherd. MacPherson and Ken Murphy also recorded driving doubles. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca By Lee Drake

Summerside, PE - Minor Wisdom went to the front and held off a wall of challengers in deep stretch to win the Sunday afternoon harness racing feature at Red Shores Summerside in 1:57.4. She was the longest shot on the board and paid $118.70 to win. Driven by Wade Sorrie, Minor Wisdom picked up her third win in a row by turning away Rash B Havior and OK Galahad. Kristina McCourt owns and trains the six-year-old mare. In other action, Baby Picka claimed the Cecil Stewart memorial race for Ken Murphy and trainer Fred Paynter, Stanley Bridge, PE. Paynter co-owns with Debbie and Neal Ramsey, Summerside, PE. The Leon Stewart memorial went to Jetster and Jason Hughes in a swift 1:57.2 for the fastest mile of the day. Ralph Sweet, O'Leary, PE owns and trains. Hughes, Ken Murphy, Gary Chappell and Norris Rogers had driving doubles on the program. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca By Lee Drake

Charlottetown, PE - Big Surf captured the Saturday night harness racing top class at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The mile was an incredible 1:53.4. Driven by Corey MacPherson, Big Surf blasted off the starting gate and posted heated fractions of 26.4 to the opening quarter with the half reached in 56 seconds while the three quarter frame flashing up at 1:24.3. The 2/5 favorite recorded his third win in a row and fifth on the season for owners Perry, Luke and Robin Burke. Drivingthedragon N was second in the contest with All Turain third. The program also featured the Maritime Breeders eliminations for two and three-old trotters. Wicked Nick, under command of Gary Chappell, and Windemerepartyman, with Jack Panting driving, won their respective two-year-old assignments while Southfield Storm (Terry Gallant) and Oceanview Pancho (MacPherson) won their three-year-old eliminations. Kenny Arsenault recorded a driving double with back to back performances with The Big Bite, trained by Thane Arsenault, and Dees Boy, owned by David Kent, Hunter River, PE. Arsenault is only 43 victories away from career win 3,000. MacPherson, Marc Campbell and Jason Hughes, fresh off his third place finish at the National Driving Championship in London Ontario Friday night, also notched two winners each. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca By Lee Drake

Charlottetown, PE - Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park plays host to the Maritime Breeders eliminations for harness racing two and three year-old trotters Saturday. Post time is 6pm. Wicked Nick hits the dance floor first drawing post 3 in race 4 for trainer-driver Gary Chappell and the ownership team of Peter Buchanan, North Wiltshire, PE and Cameron Trail, O'Leary, PE. The favorite and son of Tad the Stud has $23,077 in his bank account this season. The next two-year-old elimination comes up in race 8 with Pappy Go Go installed as the morning line favorite at 5-2. Marc Campbell handles the training and driving duties for Grayland Farm, Pugwash, NS. Race analyst Les MacIsaac says the Breeders Crown champion is back on form. "Rebounded from a couple of sub-par performances to come within a tick of his career best mark last week. If he stays on the straight and narrow it looks like a race for place (second). The three-year-old eliminations go in race 6 and 10. Glencove Zani, who captured the Breeders Crown for driver Len McGuigan and trainer-owner Edward Smallwood, Stratford, PE, starts from post 6 as he appears in his 11th race this season. "Teddy can get them ready that's all I know," said McGuigan last week after the colt's winning performance and new record of 2:01.2. The second three-year-old elimination has Oceanview Pancho (Corey MacPherson), Oceanview Lefty (Michael McGuigan) trying to knock-off stakes star Mr Bower (Kenny Arsenault). The favorites will also see pressure from Mile Hill Bunnie (Paul Morrison), Time Warp (Danny MacDonald) and Howmac Gyspy (Jack Panting). The evening's top class has Big Surf going for his third win in a row in race 13. Corey MacPherson, who competed at the National Driving Championship along with Jason Hughes at Western Fair in London, Ontario, is back to drive the son of Somebeachsomewhere for trainer Trevor Hicken and his owners Robin, Perry and Luke Burke. The pacer has been rock solid with his last two trips in the 1:54 range. Hicken's other stable-star, All Turain, drew the rail for Len McGuigan while the only girl in the field, Drivingthedragon N, puts her five race win streak on the line. Starcastic (Gordie Hennessey) and Smiley Bayama (Adam Merner) complete the line-up. For race programs, top picks and live broadcast go to www.redshores.ca Motorino, Machinthesand and OK Galahad Ready for Showdown in Summerside Summerside, PE - The stage is set for Sunday's feature event at Red Shores Summerside. The 13 dash card will get underway at 1pm sharp with the top class being called to the gate at 4:08pm. Ok Galahad is listed as the favorite from post 7 for Jason Hughes and Foxyhall Racing, Summerside and Robi Hughes, Stratford, PE. The pacer goes into the contest coming off a fourth place 1:56 charted mile. Hughes will have work out a trip from the outside with horses like Motorino (Terry Gallant) leaving from post 3. Motorino has been hot at both tracks with back to back trips to victory lane. Machinthesand (pp6) gets reunited with Norris Rogers for the match-up and sports 14 top three finishes from 25 starts this season. Then there's Rash B Havior. The Michael Peters trainee also has the ability to overpower the contenders after posting a 1:56.2 second place performance on October 9. The other entries include J RS Hurricane (Dale Spence), Minor Wisdom (Wade Sorrie) and Painted Desert (Ryan Desroches). The Stewart family will host two memorial races on the program. The Cecil Stewart memorial is set for race 6 with Bugtown Superstar as the race favorite for trainer-driver Lloyd Hannah and owner Brian Walsh, Albany, PE. The filly has a win and a third in her last two outings. Leon Stewart memorial has Jetster as the top choice from the Ralph Sweet stable. Customers can purchase two pick 5 ballots on the 13 dash card. The first ballot is ear marked for races 1 thru 5 while the traditional Pick 5 remains on races 6-10. The Wild Horses tags will also feature jackpots of $50 per race with the final race of the night showcasing a $100 jackpot. The Wild Horses tag is a $2 triactor instant pick. If the Wild Horses tag matches the winning triactor, the winner gets the pay-out and the jackpot assigned to that race. For race programs, backstretch beat and live video go to www.redshores.ca By Lee Drake

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