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Charlottetown, PE - For All We Know captured the open mares pace Sunday in a sparkling 1:58.1 at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Gary Chappell engineered the winning trip placing the mare in the first over flow and then over-powered fraction setter Willow Warrior in the lane to record his third winner of the afternoon. For All We Know's stable-mate General Luckypercy was third. The back-up class went to The Big Bite and driver Mike Stevenson in a win photo over Rash B Havior (Walter Cheverie) and Oh To Be Me (Gary Chappell). The Big Bite stopped the timer in 2:00 for owners Jack Arsenault, Donna McIver, Edward Blaisdell and Deborah Wilson. The pacer is trained by Thane Arsenault. Zip The Lip landed back in the winner's circle taking the open trot for driver Brian MacPhee in 2:02.4. MacPhee made a three-high move down the backstretch at the three-quarters to join the leaders and then drove off for his 11th victory of 2014 for trainer Don Sweet and his co-owner Orville Willis, O'Leary. Diamond Mine was runner up with Caliban Hanover finding racing room in the stretch to finish third. Drivers Vaughn Doyle, Marc Campbell and Corey MacPherson had driving doubles with trainers Thane Arsenault, Darren Trainor and Jackie Matheson posting two winners each for their stables. by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

Charlottetown, PE – The third annual Drive for Charity was made official on Saturday at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Drivers and their business partners teamed up to raise money for local charities. Here are the official totals: Driver, Business, Charity and Money Raised Mike Stevenson – Clarke Nissan – Oak Acres Children’s Camp - $1,050 Corey MacPherson – D&D Lawn Care & Landscaping – PEI Humane Society - $1,000 Jason Hughes – Daniel R Ross Ltd – Camp Gencheff - $1,500 Mark Bradley – Long Run Exploration – Hillsborough Hospital - $1,000 Marc Campbell – Ocean 100 – Olivia Ruth MacLeod Memorial Award - $1,000 Gilles Barrieau – Metro Building Supplies – PEI Special Olympics - $1,000 Gary Chappell – The Dunne Group – Habitat for Humanity - $1,000 Brodie MacPhee – MacRae’s Backhoe & Trucking – IWK - $1,000 Brian MacPhee – KKP – Easter Seals - $1,000 Ken Murphy – Rodd Hotels & Resorts – Hospice PEI - $800 Kenny Arsenault – Syntrak Print & Graphic Design – Hospice PEI - $1,175 Ron Matheson – MacQuarrie’s Meats – PEI Family Violence Prevention Services - $1,000 Walter Cheverie – Red Shores – Sadie’s Place - $1,625 Total money raised: $14,150 by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

Charlottetown, PE - All Turain is listed as the favorite at 5-2 odds going into the Saturday afternoon top class at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Post time is 1pm. Mike Stevenson is down to drive the five-year-old son of Tell-All from post 4 after engineering an impressive 1:56.1 victory at Summerside last weekend. The Trevor Hicken trainee came from back of the pack with a 28 second closer to notch his 10th victory of the season. Foxyhall Racing has their two stable stars Astor (Gary Chappell) and Narrgansett (Jason Hughes) ready to roll as they leave on the outside of the favorite at post position five and six respectively. Machinthesand could be the sleeper in the line-up after posting a win and second place finish in his last two outings for his new pilot Ken Murphy. This guy has great closing speed too. The roster also includes heavy hitters like Cheyenne Ford (Kenny Arsenault), Shock The Rock (Corey MacPherson) and McJestic (Walter Cheverie). Cabo Pan Lucus gets top billings in the back-up class for trainer Gary Poulton and his co-owner Alan Walker, Charlottetown. Vince Poulton will do the driving. JK Queen and Pleasure Girls get the nod in their respective trot assignments on the program. The third annual Drive for Charity campaign will come to a close Saturday. The thirteen drivers and their sponsors have raised thousands of dollars for Island charities and they will make their official presentations after race two. The Sunday presentation has 14 races with the first contest being called to the starter at 1pm sharp. Trot star Zip The Lip will headline the program in race 4 for Brian MacPhee. Race analyst Les MacIsaac puts him as his top choice. "His winning streak came to an end last week but he moves back inside a couple of spots today and is reunited with Brian. Time to start a new one." The field also includes Frill Seeker owned by the Ebbsfleet stables of Stratford, Ontario. Kenny Arsenault will be in the bike for the trotter's 99th lifetime start. MacIsaac likes his chances. "He's been displaying much better behaviour and that translates into positive results. If he minds his manners again he'll be right in the thick of it." The triactor could be wide open with Abundaspin coming off back to back victories while Saulsbrook Balance (Willie Murphy) has hit the ticket in their last three starts. Seanchai gets the rail for driver Jason Hughes and trainer Nicholas Oakes. The three year-old stakes' star will also compete against Diamond Mine, Majian Dillon and Caliban Hanover. In other action, Rash B Havior takes on the top guns in the afternoon $2,000 feature event. Walter Cheverie will drive for Michael Peters, Emyvale, from post 4. The pacer has five wins from 23 starts and can expect challenges from Carnivore, Forever Paradise and newcomer The Big Bite in power-packed field which also includes Andreoli Hanover, First Art Down, Oh To Be Me and Perfect Escape. Customers can bet on the Charlottetown action through www.hpibet.com with the live broadcast at www.redshores.ca by Lee A. Drake, for Red Shores

Summerside, PE - The 2014 season at Red Shores Summerside came to a close in dramatic fashion when Jason Hughes posted a hat-trick to defeat Marc Campbell to become the driving champion at the Prince County oval. Hughes ended the campaign with 47 victories while Campbell notched 44. But wait there's more. The Stratford native recorded the driving triple with his own trainees Virginonthebeach, Beckenbauer and Walbert making him the leading trainer at Summerside with 22 training victories. Thane Mann finished a close second with 19. All Turain and driver Mike Stevenson changed their game plan. The duo decided not to leave the gate and go after the lead opting to go to back of pack and stalk the field, led by Carnivore (Kenny Arsenault), through fractions of 28.3, 58.3 and 1:27.4. Stevenson sent the pacer three high down the backstretch and drove on to win the Red Shores feature in 1:56.1 for owners Lee Hicken, Charlottetown and Perry Burke, Grosse-Ile, QC. Trevor Hicken is the winning trainer. Machinthesand (Ken Murphy) was second with fraction setter Carnivore third. The 7-2-1 triactor paid $674.40. American Terror was able to hold off a fast charging Blu Meadow Willie to close out the 2014 race season at Summerside. Kenny Arsenault mapped the winning trip for trainer Edward Harvey and his co-owner Kathy MacLean, Truro, NS. Arsenault enjoyed a big day at the historic oval with four wins on the afternoon. The other horses making up the grand-slam included Come Back for trainer Timmy McKinnon, Rivervues Legacy from the Lester Stewart stable and trotter Sandhill Angel for conditioner Glenn Claybourne, Charlottetown. Lee Drake

Summerside, PE - The live race program for Red Shores Summerside will be Sunday November 9th at 1pm. The live presentation was cancelled on the weekend due to a major weather system that hit the Atlantic Region. The final card of the season will feature special prize draws and promotions along with several trackside presentations. by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

Summerside, PE – The live race program at Red Shores Summerside for today (Sunday) has been cancelled due to unsafe track conditions due to weather.. An announcement on a make-up date will be released soon. by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

Charlottetown, PE – What a year. What a career. Abundaspin, a 14 year-old trotter owned by Mikaela Lustic, Cornwall, recorded his 80th lifetime win in the afternoon trot class Saturday at Red Shores at the CDP. Harold Shepherd was in the bike for the mile putting the veteran on the point to lead through all stations. The victory marked his 387th lifetime start which also includes 65 seconds and 40 third place finishes. He went into the card with $481,994 in earnings. This happened under strange circumstances. There was no race call or broadcast of the race because just a track announcer Vance Cameron picked up the field behind the gate, the power went out knocking off all systems which included the broadcast. Abundaspin was greeted in the winner’s circle with an official picture of the milestone. His racing career will come to an end on December 31, 2014. In other action, Narragansett edged out his stable-mate and fraction setter Astor (Jason Hughes) to take top honours in the afternoon feature for driver Mark Bradley. It was a one-two finish for Foxyhall Racing stable of Summerside who owns the pacing stars. All Turain (Mike Stevenson) was third. The one-length victory was charted in 1:57.3 over a track rated good with a one second variant. It was Bradley’s second winner of the day. Corey MacPherson had a driving triple on the card which included two scores aboard Blair MacLeod trainees Graymercy Hanover and Shock The Rock. Stonebridge Wish, trained by Trevor Hicken, also made up the hat-trick. Marc Campbell had a driving double. Jason Hughes did have a winner on the day so the drivers remained tied in the standings with 102 wins. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca  by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

Charlottetown, PE – Oh To Be Me, at 24-1 odds, came flying late in the stretch to win the Thursday night feature at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The long-shot paced to a new race record of 1:58 flat. Owner-driver Gary Chappell mapped out of the trip opting to stay out of the speed duel between Forever Paradise and SOS Grappa as they cut fractions of 28.1, 57.2 and 1:27.2. The Big Bite (Mike Stevenson) rallied for second with Forever Paradise (Marc Campbell) fading to third. It was Chappell’s second winner on the program. For All We Know and Chappell won the open mares pace in 1:56.4 for owner Bruce Wood, Marshfield and trainer Jackie Matheson. Matheson’s other trainee General Luckypercy was second while Willow Warrior took the show prize. The evening’s trot class went to newcomer Warrawee Nuke for driver Kuri White. The trotter arrived from Ottawa and is now home to the Blayne White stable of Belle River, PE. The time of the mile was 2:02.1. Dunmore Chance was a nose off the winner for second with race favorite JK Queen finishing third. Driver Walter Cheverie recorded a driving triple on the final night of the Drive for Charity promotion. Cheverie teamed up with Red Shores to raise money for their charity Sadie’s Place in the 2014 campaign. He had winners aboard Newsmaker, Bowyer Hanover and Fitelle who paid $38.70 to his backers for the win ticket. Ken Murphy posted a driving double on the final Thursday night program of the season Racing returns Saturday with a 1pm post time. Red Shores Summerside will host their final card of the season on Sunday at 1pm. By Lee Drake, for Red Shores

Summerside, PE – Machinthesand, under the command of Ken Murphy, was able to track down Rash B Havior in deep stretch to win the afternoon feature in 1:58.3 Sunday at Red Shores Summerside. The victory halted Rash B Havior’s winning streak at three. The fractions of the mile were 28.3, 59 and 1:29.3. Machinthesand is owned by Noonan Holdings Ltd – Russell & Karen Noonan, Middleton, PE. Mark Bradley is the trainer. Rash B Havior was second with Carrera Angel (Rocky Schurman) third. Saulsbrook Balance and Willie Murphy won the Ralph & Edythe Cole memorial in 2:03.1. Murphy put the Cindy MacDonald trainee on the point for the wire to wire score to record the trotter’s 45th lifetime victory for co-owner Tanya MacKinnon of Souris. Majian Chester was second with Seanchai third. Bunny Mach, with Jason Hughes in the bike, captured the Ivan & Isabelle Cameron Memorial in 1:59.4 for owners Donald & Steven MacRae of Vernon Bridge. Windemere Eric (Gary Chappell) finished second while Casimir Luciano (Brian MacPhee) completing top three. Hughes had a driving triple on the program and takes over the top spot in dash leader category at Summerside with 44 wins with only one program remaining on the season scheduled for next Sunday. The Stratford native also moves into the lead in the trainer standings with 19 victories. Walter Cheverie had a great day at the office posting a hat-trick on the afternoon. Cheverie sits third in the driving standings at Summerside. Gary Chappell had a driving double on the 13 dash card. by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

Charlottetown, PE - Southfield Shadow rallied in deep stretch to knock off race favorite Dusty Lane Galaxy to win the Buddy Campbell Memorial in the Maritime Breeders final for three-year-trotters in 2:02.3 Saturday at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Terry Gallant did the driving for Southfield Farms Inc Summerside as the filly notched her fourth victory of the campaign. Thane Mann is the trainer. Dusty Lane Galaxy held on for second while Saulsbrook Pippa took the show dough in the $6,800 purse. The other trot star on the night was Zip The Lip who moved his winning streak to six in a row. Brian MacPhee was able to work out the trip to keep the streak alive for trainer Don Sweet and his co-owner Orville Willis of O'Leary. The mile was 2:01.3 over a track rated good with a two second variant. Caliban Hanover (Ron Gass) was second with Frill Seeker (Kenny Arsenault) third. Astor found racing room at the head of the lane and blasted through the stretch to take the evening's feature event in 1:57.2. Jason Hughes did the driving for Foxyhall Racing stable of Summerside. The victory put Hughes into a tie in the top driver standings with Marc Campbell with each pilot at 100 victories at Charlottetown. All Turain finished second with Astor's stable-mate Narragansett (Mark Bradley) completing the triactor. Gary Chappell, Corey MacPherson and Hughes all enjoyed hat-tricks on the card. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca Lee A. Drake 

Charlottetown, PE – The Big Bite, with Mike Stevenson in the bike, came flying late to nail pace-setter Forever Paradise in a photo finish for win in the feature race Thursday at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The Big Bite paid $10.20 to win. The newcomer, who arrives from the Ontario racing circuit, is trained by Thane Arsenault for co-owners Jack Arsenault, Donna McIver, Edward Blaisdell, PE, and Deborah Wilson, N.S. Forever Paradise (Marc Campbell) laid down hot fractions of 27.3, 57.1 and 1:27 over a rain soaked track. Every Day (Brian Andrew) completed the triactor. Willow Warrior pulled off an upset in the mares open for driver Mark Bradley, trainer Brendan Curran and owner Alby Curran, Vernon Bridge winning in 1:57 flat. For All We Know was second with General Luckypercy third.   Duchess Ofnormanby claimed the evening’s trot class in 2:02.3. Ken Murphy mapped the winning trip for owner Boyde White, Charlottetown. Clifford Murphy is the trainer. Driver Jason Hughes recorded a driving triple on the program and continues to track down season leader Marc Campbell in the win column at Charlottetown. Hughes moves up to 97 wins while Campbell, who had two winners on the night, sits at 99. Red Shores released details on their final Thursday program on October 30. The program will be Throw Back Thursday with race programs for $1, hot dog and pop for $1.50, second chance draws and more! Post time is 7pm for Throw Back Thursday. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca  By Lee Drake, for Red Shores

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

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