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CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - A pair of red hot win streaks collide in the top harness racing pace of the Saturday evening card at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The 13-dash Saturday presentation kicks off at 6 P.M. and the $3,000 preferred pace lines up in race 12. Rose Run Quest comes into the race with four straight wins down on his program for trainer-driver Marc Campbell and owner Blair Hansen of Charlottetown. A winner in the Governor's Plate final at Red Shores Summerside and the Lindsay Construction Cup at Truro Raceway in Nova Scotia, Rose Run Quest will have to face a new foe on Saturday in Sock It Away, who has yet to finish worse than second since coming home to the East Coast. Sock It Away sits on a pair of wins currently including a 1:53.2 lifetime best performance but the four-year-old son of Pang Shui has yet to meet Rose Run Quest in racing action this year. Corey MacPherson will drive Sock It Away for trainer Kevin MacLean and owner Reg MacPherson of Stratford. Race analyst Les MacIsaac is giving the edge to Rose Run Quest off his 1:52.1 Truro Raceway track record performance. "Rose Run Quest has dominated the free for all ranks throughout the Maritimes over the past month and if it's possible, he seems to be getting better with every start," MacIsaac said. "There doesn't seem to be anything to stand in his way." Also in the preferred field is Half Cut (Driven by Mark Bradley), Down On My Luck (Walter Cheverie), Burn Out Hanover (Gilles Barrieau) and Do Over Hanover (Jason Hughes). Tobinator is the morning line favourite in the $1,900 race 6 Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia pace. Corey MacPherson drives the Trevor Hicken trainee for owner Bill Hicken of Vernon Bridge. The five-year-old was a second place finisher in 1:55 in his latest outing. The TD Canada Trust pace hits the track in race 8 as Mach Of Ballykeel (Campbell) look to overcome post 8 as the morning line favourite in the $1,500 class. Races 4 and 7 will see the top pacing mares on the East Coast battle in a pair of $2,700 Open Mares classes. Jordies Hope is the favourite in race 4 with David Dowling back in the bike for trainer Brian Ladner from post 6. Sodwana Bay is picked for the top spot in race 7 for trainer-driver Gilles Barrieau. For race programs, promotional plays and more go to www.Redshores.ca. Czar Seelster Headlines Sunday Afternoon Feature SUMMERSIDE, PE - The sophomore takes on the veteran on Sunday afternoon at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway. The Prince County oval will play host to 11-dashes on Sunday with the first race of the presentation going postward at 1 P.M. The race 10 preferred 2 pace is the top event of the day for a $2,800 purse with 2018 Governor's Plate winner Czar Seelster the top choice from post 5 with Mike McGuigan picking up the drive for trainer Todd Weatherbee and owner Tammy Johnston of Stratford. The 10-year-old son of Stonebridge Regal shows 1:54-1:55 down his program page but will face a fresh challenge on Sunday afternoon in three-year-old pacer Manatario from post 2. Alex Sobey trains and drives Mantario for owner Walter Simmons of Summerside. The sophomore son of Sportwriter has been superb lately including a 1:54.3 victory on Governor's Plate night with Kenny Arsenault in the bike. Adkins Hanover has post 3 in the contest with P.E.I.'s leading female driver, Ambyr Campbell, back in the race bike for trainer Trevor Hicken. The fast leaving son of Western Ideal saw his last victory on July 7 at Red Shores Summerside. Also in the field is Nogreatmischief (Driven by Walter Cheverie) and Rockin Indy (David Dowling). The back-up class of the program goes behind the gate in race 8 with a $2,400 purse at stake. Dangle Ona Dime gets rail control in the event with Corey MacPherson back in the bike after steering the son of Pang Shui to a 1:55.4 lifetime best in his latest start. Duane MacEachern trains Dangle Ona Dime for owner Darla MacEachern of Summerside. Top contenders in the field include Red Magician (Adam Merner) and Noudidnt Blue Chip (Mike McGuigan). Driver Jason Hughes will be special guest on the Inside Track with host Rocky Schurman. The interview segment airs at 12:35pm on the Red Shores TV network. Go to www.Redshores.ca for race programs, replays, promotional plays and more including the ongoing $100,000 Dash For Cash. By Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores  

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – Freddie went to front and never looked back on his way to the winner’s circle in the Open Trot Thursday evening at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The track record holder was sent to the lead in the $2,250 Open Trot by trainer-driver Marc Campbell and carved out fractions of 30.1, 1:01.3 and 1:31.4 before fighting off post time favourite Majian Tango in 2:00.4. The Three Wisemen Stable of Kingston holds the ownership papers of Freddie as he hit the wire first for the 52nd time in his career to push his lifetime earnings over $142,000. Majian Tango (Driven by Jim Ripley) was second with Suicide Shift (Steven Shepherd) rounding out the triactor. Newcomer Eataamup Cassandra showed her love of red soil as she won her Island debut in 1:58.2 for driver Campbell and new owner-trainer Ralph Sweet of O’Leary. The five-year-old pacer scored a mild upset while winning the Thursday finale at 5-1 odds in the $1,900 class. Trainer Earl Watts scored a pair of wins from his Hampshire stable as Josten Hanover had a maiden breaking score in 2:02.4 in line to Jason Hughes and Woodmere Oleksiak teamed up with David Dowling to win in 1:58.4. For race replays and more go to www.Redshores.ca. By Nicholas Oakes For Red Shores

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - A top notch field of pacers will take to the track in the featured harness racing pace on a stakes laden card Saturday night at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The capital oval will hold a 12-dash presentation Saturday starting off at 6 P.M. and Rose Run Quest will look to continue his dominance in the race 11 top event carrying a $2,900 purse. The Marc Campbell trainee has been assigned post 8 after winning this class his last two starts including a 1:54.4 scorcher in his latest. That post disadvantage is enough for race analyst Les MacIsaac to look another way and peg Euchred as the one who will acquire the front end. David Dowling trains and drives Euchred from post 5 after finishing no worse than third in all four of his seasonal outings. "Euchred was not able to exploit that great gate speed last week but it's a different story tonight as the one that set the pace in the latest is stuck out on the fence," MacIsaac said. "If this guy can secure an uncontested lead there could be nothing but open road ahead." Also in the field is Burn Out Hanover (Driven by Kenny Arsenault), Revenant (Adam Merner), IC True Grit (Mike McGuigan), Mick Dundee (Don MacNeill), Adkins Hanover (Ambyr Campbell) and Doctor Royal (Gilles Barrieau). The Sophomore Maritime Breeder's Eliminations will go to the gate in four races on the Saturday program. Race 2 and 6 and will feature the eliminations for the three-year-old pacing fillies as the top four from each class makes next week's final. After pacing razor sharp miles in the Atlantic Sires Stakes last week in Truro, Marc Campbell's two fillies are being treated as the ones to beat in both eliminations. Arc Light is the morning line choice in race 2 leaving from post 4 in the field of five entrants. Ma Rebelle holds the distinction of the fastest sophomore lass on the Eastern Seaboard and has post 2 on the gate in her race 6 elimination with Campbell aboard. The three-year-old pacing colt eliminations hit the track in race 4 and 8. The first colt elimination in race 4 has Saulsbrook Lassie pegged for top spot fresh off his 1:58.1 win in the Bob Dewar Stake for driver Adam Merner and trainer Jean Belliveau. Notorious is favoured in race 8 leaving from post 3 for trainer-driver Campbell. Three Truths is the favourite in the race 7 Drive For Home Series Pace presented by Hillside Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac. Arsenault drives the Paul Doyle trainee off the rail in the $2,400 class. Harness racing owner and business leader Peter Smith will be special guest on Inside Track with host Peter MacPhee. The interview segment airs at 5:35pm on the Red Shores broadcast. For race programs, promotional information and more go to www.Redshores.ca.   June 9, 2019 Down On My Luck Makes East Coast Debut Sunday   SUMMERSIDE, PE - The road to the 2019 Governor's Plate is heating up as Down On My Luck makes the move to Eastern Canada to get prepped for the Prince County classic on July 13. Red Shores Summerside will host a 10-dash card Sunday afternoon with a 1 P.M. first race post time and Down On My Luck has drawn the outside in a close field of 5 in the $2,900 Preferred pace. The top class will line up in race 9 as Jason Hughes picks up the catch drive behind Down On My Luck for trainer Patrick Shepherd and owner Robert Woodburn of St. Thomas, Ont. The five-year-old son of Camluck ships in from Ontario racing but it was a shot across the border that gave his seasonal best as he sports a mark of 1:54.2 over the half-mile oval at Buffalo Raceway in New York. The road to the winner's circle will not be clear sailing though as the red hot Soccer Hanover leaves from post 3 while riding a trio of wins in his last three starts. David Dowling picks up the catch driving call behind the Leith Waite owned and trained son of Dragon Again. Red Magician was an impressive winner in 1:56.1 in his latest and gets rail control Sunday for driver Adam Merner and trainer Melissa Rennie. Also in the field is Woodmere Ideal Art (Driven by Dale Spence) and Screen Test (Corey MacPherson). The afternoon finale will see another newcomer to the Island racing scene as Island native and leading Vernon Downs trainer-driver John MacDonald sends Dreas Good Powow back home for his brother Joe MacDonald of Breadalbane. The nine-year-old pacing mare was third in her last two starts at Vernon Downs before shipping East and MacDonald will entrust the reins to MacPherson in her $2,000 debut. Other top entries in the field include Ultimatelyhandsome (Hughes) and JK Cowboy (Spence). Harness driver Dale Spence will be special guest on Inside Track with host Rocky Schurman. The interview segment airs at 12:35pm on the Red Shores broadcast. Catch the action live at the track or tune into the worldwide broadcast at www.Redshores.ca. By Nicholas Oakes For Red Shores

SUMMERSIDE, PE - The goal was reached for Soccer Hanover as he romped in the Sunday afternoon harness racing feature at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway. The Leith Waite owned and trained Soccer Hanover used a first-over brush to secure the lead late in the race and win by eight lengths in 1:56.2 with Corey MacPherson at the helm. Heavy post time favourite Carlisimo had broken equipment at the half-mile marker, and the talented sophomore pacer was pulled up by driver Marc Campbell and failed to finish the race. That gave an opening for Soccer Hanover to steal the show in the $2,700 feature with Heza Workof Art (Driven by Mike McGuigan) finishing second and third going to Mando Fun (Dale Spence). MacPherson had a trio of victories on the 10-dash card including the $2,200 back-up pace with Confident Fella in 1:59.1 for trainer Ralph Sweet and owners David and John Sweet of O'Leary. MacPherson's other win came in an 11-length sweep with Westward Whim in 1:58.2 for trainer John Clarey of Montague. David Dowling made three visits to the winner's circle including scored with Woodmere Chella in 1:58.1 for trainer Marvyn Webster, Dancers Pass in 2:00.2 for conditioner Blaine McKenna and with Fern Hill Delight in a maiden breaking score of 2:00.3 for Garth Cole. Live racing continues Thursday and Saturday nights at Red Shores Charlottetown and next Sunday afternoon at Red Shores Summerside. For race replays and more go to www.Redshores.ca.   By Nicholas Oakes For Red Shores  

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – Applying off the pace tactics was the key to victory for Screen Test and harness racing driver Corey MacPherson in the Thursday evening feature at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Morning line favourite Er Quinn (Driven by Gilles Barrieau) set the early tempo in the $2,500 event with even splits of 29.4, 1:00.1 and 1:30.1 with Dream On Dream On (David Dowling) advancing first over. Screen Test took the cover second over and mowed down his rivals in the stretch drive for a half-length victory in 1:58.3. Er Quinn hung on for second with Dream On Dream On third. Stephen Gass trains Screen Test for owners William Andrew of Calgary, Alta., and Kickin Horse Stable of York. Marc Campbell had a driving quadruple and a training double on the 10-dash card as Ya Boy Bear opened up the card with a win in a $1,800 three-year-old Open trot event in 2:01.2. The Campbell trained sophomore son of Delcrest Julian is owned by Michael Bailey of Morell. Trainer-driver Campbell came back later in the card as Freddie won the top trot of the night for a $2,200 purse in 2:01.1 for owner Three Wisemen Stable of Kingston. The third Campbell winner was a catch-drive as Paythelinebluechip won in 1:59.3 for trainer Jay Noye of Pleasant Valley. Scoot Out Of Here completed the Campbell grandslam as the Winsloe driver stopped the clock in 1:59.3 to continue his dash title dominance. Scoot Out Of Here is trained by Vaughan Doyle of Charlottetown. Getting Messi won the other $1,800 three-year-old Open trot in a 15-length romp with a final time of 2:01 for one of three driving wins for Mike McGuigan. Jamie Whalen of Avondale owns the Ambro Barrister colt, who is trained by Len McGuigan of Charlottetown. The father-son duo of trainer Len and driver Mike had two victories with Shadownthetwilight winning in 2:02.4 in a maiden breaking score. Mike also found the winner’s circle with Bad Silver in a 2:01.1 win for trainer Todd Walsh of Charlottetown. For race replays and more go to www.Redshores.ca.   By Nicholas Oakes For Red Shores

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - After hitting the board in last year's The Guardian Gold Cup and Saucer final, Rose Run Quest kicked off his 2019 harness racing season on a winning note Saturday evening at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Marc Campbell was in the bike behind his seven-year-old trainee as he stalked in the two-hole behind pacesetter Adkins Hanover (Driven by Corey MacPherson). The front end saw splits of 28.1, 56.3 and 1:26.1 then Rose Run Quest was launched to the outside to acquire the lead and win by one-and-a-quarter lengths in 1:55.1 for the fastest mile of the Island racing season. Blair Hansen of Charlottetown owns Rose Run Quest. Euchred (David Dowling) was second in the $2,900 preferred event while Mick Dundee (Don MacNeill) completed the triactor. Sodwana Bay was knocked off her throne in the $2,800 Fillies and Mares Open pace while going off as the heavy post time favourite. Innocent Kiss supplied the upset for driver Adam Merner, who co-owns the four-year-old with Max Sehl of Port Morien, N.S. The Melissa Rennie trainee stopped the clock in 1:58.2 with Sodwana Bay (Gilles Barrieau) securing second place and Drivingthedragon (Jason Hughes) in third. Live racing continues at Red Shores Charlottetown Thursday evening with a 6:30 P.M. post time. For more information go to www.Redshores.ca.   May 26, 2019 Carlisimo Records Fastest Win On Stakes Opener SUMMERSIDE, PE - Carlisimo teamed up with the King of Island Racing to scorch the oval at Red Shores Summerside in the fastest stakes split Sunday afternoon. Marc Campbell supplied in the steer behind the Kevin MacLean trained Carlisimo to win his $8,100 Bob Dewar Memorial division for three-year-old pacing colts on the first stakes program of the 2019 Island racing season. The son of Shadow Play stopped the clock in 1:56.2 for owner Reg MacPherson of Stratford. Mrs Brown Boy (Clare MacDonald) and Red Dirt Rocknroll (David Dowling) completed the triactor. Saulsbrook Lassie was victorious in his Dewar split with a mild upset for driver Adam Merner and owners Jean Belliveau of Dieppe and Normand Leger of Shediac, N.B. Time of the mile was 1:58.1 as he prevailed over A Grand Terror (Gilles Barrieau) and Q Ts Charlie (Campbell). Maritime Champion Notorious gave Campbell a Dewar win in 2:00.1 over Maritime Breeder's champion Red Dirt Boomer (Barrieau). Campbell trains Notorious for owners Darryl and Gordon MacLean of Winsloe and Nova Scotia owner Shirley Symes of Springhill. Westward Whim (Merner) finished third. In Ruby Chappell memorial action for three-year-old pacing fillies, Woodmere Tango prevailed in a nose decision in 1:58.4 in her $8,100 split over Im A Miracle (Dale Spence) while Howmac Sabrina (Dowling) was third. Clare MacDonald trains and drives Woodmere Tango for Morah Kerr of Greenfield, N.S. You Aint Dolly made her 2019 debut a winning one as she took a pocket ride to win her Chappell division in 1:58.2 for driver Mark Bradley and trainer Brendan Curran of Peakes, who co-owns the mare with Alby Curran of Alberry Plains and Craig Arsenault of Summerside. Second went to Woodmere Oleksiak (Barrieau) with Gentle Warrior (Ernie Laffin) third. Ma Rebelle was a popular winner in her $8,100 Chappell division as the three-year-old daughter of Ameripan Gigolo paced the oval in 2:00.4 over After The Lovin (Dowling) and Elm Grove Nellie (Walter Cheverie). Larry and Kathy Chappell of Marshfield hold the ownership papers of Ma Rebelle, who hangs her harness bag in the Campbell stable.   For race replays and more check out www.Redshores.ca. By Nicholas Oakes  For Red Shores

HARLOTTETOWN, PE – The start of the race was not agreeable to E R Quinn but he made up for it at the finish Thursday evening at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Going off as the post time betting favourite, E R Quinn made a break in stride at the commencement of the race but harness racing driver Gilles Barrieau was able to get him back on stride and map out a winning trip in the $2,600 featured event. The Jeff Holmes trainee stopped the clock in 1:57.3 as he prevailed over IC True Grit (Driven by Mike McGuigan) and Tempo Seelster (Ken Murphy). Orwell Bay Stable of Orwell owns the winning horse. Marc Campbell continued his dominance of the driving standings as he accomplished an incredible rare feat, hitting the wire first in all four of his drives on the 10-dash program. The Winsloe reinsman kicked the action off in his first assignment in race 2 winning with Arc Light in 1:59.2 from his own stable, the followed it up in race 3 with a 1:59.4 score aboard Scoot Out Of Here for trainer Vaughan Doyle. Freddie continued his trotting dominance in the first trot class of the season with a 2:03.1 score in the $2,200 event for trainer-driver Campbell. The driver’s fourth and final mount was Jetster from his own barn, who visited the winner’s circle after a 1:59.2 score. Live racing continues Saturday evening at 6 P.M. at Red Shores Charlottetown while Red Shores Summerside opens for live racing on Victoria Day Monday at 1 P.M. For race replays and more go to www.Redshores.ca   By Nicholas Oakes For Red Shores

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – Under a front end steer from the ‘King’ of Island harness racing, Sock It Away snatched the New Year’s Eve feature and stamped himself as the winningest horse under the age of six in North American Harness Racing at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. As part of a five win evening for driver Marc Campbell, Sock It Away controlled the front end in the $2,500 preferred pace and powered away to a four-and-three-quarter length victory stopping the clock in 1:57.3. It was win number 20 of the season for Sock It Away, who only tasted defeat once all season for trainer Kevin MacLean and owner Reg MacPherson of Stratford. That win puts him at the top for wins amongst three-year-old regardless of gender or gait in North America and ties him for second place for wins by any Standardbred on the Continent. Finishing second in the preferred pace was Winter Blast (Driven by Jason Hughes) while Red Magician (Corey MacPherson) was third. Campbell also hit the winner’s circle with Navy Pilot Hanover, Jetster and Modern Best all from his own stable and closed the year out in the New Year’s Eve finale with Prince Adam for trainer Matt Hinkley of Margaree, N.S. Driver David Dowling celebrated win number 100 of the season while winning four races on the 2018 finale. Dowling hit the winner’s circle in an upset performace with Dustlanemissmolly in 2:00.3 in the $2,350 Open Mares class for trainer Myles Heffernan Jr., and owner Jackie Heffernan of Summerville. Drivingthedragon N (Hughes) hung on for second with Dusty Lane Zendaya (MacPherson) completing the healthy $599.30 triactor ticket. Dowling also hit the wire first with Silverhill Buddy in 2:00.4 for trainer Stacey Lund of Stratford, Rockin Indy in 2:00.3 for Troy Murray of Clyde River and Mach An Angel in 2:03.4 for Rocky Schurman of Summerside. Live racing continues Saturday Jan. 5, 2019 with a 12:30 P.M. first race post time. For race replays and more go to www.Redshores.ca.   Nicholas Oakes

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – Sock It Away made the step up to more seasoned competition but still made easy work of them as he continued his perfection in the Sunday afternoon top event at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Marc Campbell was in the bike for the three-year-old colt’s 17th win in-a-row from as many starts in 2018 for trainer Kevin MacLean and owner Reg MacPherson of Stratford, P.E.I. Rockin Indy (Driven by David Dowling) set the early tempo in the $2,650 Preferred pace from post 1 cutting out splits of 28.4 and 59.1 before Sock It Away converted his first-over assault into a front-end trip before the three-quarters of 1:28.1. The son of Pang Shui, who was making his first career start out of stakes competition, kicked clear in the stretch to romp by seven lengths in 1:57.1 over a windy track with a two-second variant. Rockin Indy was second while Winter Blast (Jason Hughes) finished third. Ryan Doucette celebrated his first career win as a trainer on the Sunday afternoon card as Delcie Hanover posted a mile 5-1 upset in race 2. Ken Murphy was in the bike for the 2:03 effort for the South Rustico trainer. Windemerenightlife continued his undefeated streak since coming home to P.E.I., as he scored in 1:59.4 for driver Dowling and owner-trainer Clair Sweet of O’Leary, P.E.I. The four-year-old son of Articulator was making his fourth straight trip to the winner’s circle since coming back to his birthplace from Ontario in October. Live racing continues Saturday and Sunday afternoon at Red Shores Charlottetown. For more information go towww.Redshores.ca. By Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – Mile Hill Willie continued his march towards his divisional Atlantic Triple Crown as he captured the Maritime Breeder’s final on the Saturday afternoon program at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The $7,000 final for two-year-old trotters saw Little Miss Winnie (Driven by Kenny Arsenault) set the tempo but get chased down by Mile Hill Willie in the final quarter as he extended his win streak to six straight. Mile Hill Willie shook free for a five length victory in 2:04.1 for trainer-driver Gilles Barrieau and owner Paul Morrison of Cardigan, P.E.I. Second went to Oceanview Hal (Henry Smallwood) while Little Miss Winnie hung on for third. Buckaroo captured the three-year-old Maritime Breeder’s trot final for a $7,850 purse for trainer-driver Marc Campbell and owners Larry and Kathy Chappell of Marshfield, P.E.I. The son of Tad The Stud stopped the clock in 2:02.2 over West River Cindy (Ken MacDonald) and Daisy River (Paul Lanigan). Barrieau had three winners on the afternoon program as he clicked with Woodmere Finesse in the $2,350 Fillies and Mares Open pace in a mile time of 1:56.4 over a track listed two-seconds off. Jeff Lilley trains Woodmere Finesse for owner Ed Maher of Lower Sackville, N.S. Barrieau’s other win came with Lincoln Seelster in a 2:00.4 victory for trainer Jackie Matheson of Stratford, P.E.I. Czar Seelster delivered as the post time favourite in the race 9 preferred pace getting the lion’s share of the $2,500 purse. Mike McGuigan supplied the winning steer in a mile time of 1:57.1 for trainer Todd Weatherbee and owner Tammy Johnston of Stratford. Three Truths (Arsenault) had his win streak cut short as he settled for second and Half Cut (Mark Bradley) was third. For race replays and more go to www.Redshores.ca. by Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - The beat goes on for Magical Mistress as she looks to extend her undefeated harness racing career to nine races Saturday evening in Lady Slipper stakes action at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The Saturday program has 14 races scheduled with a 6 P.M. first race post time. Magical Mistress has lucking continuing on her side as she has drawn post 1 in her $11,000 Lady Slipper gold division, carded as race 12 on the evening. Adam Merner drives the undefeated two-year-old filly for trainer Stephen Gass and owner Barry Martin of Sydney, N.S., against a field of five rivals. Also in the field is the formerly undefeated Therealdeal with Walter Cheverie in the bike as well as speedy Ontario bred filly So Much More (Driven by Mark Bradley). The other $11,000 Lady Slipper gold division lines up in race 10 as Arc Light is installed as the morning line favourite from post 3 for trainer-driver Marc Campbell and owner Grayland Farm of Pugwash, N.S. The rookie daughter of Camystic has four top two finishes from just six lifetime starts. The Joe O'Brien Memorial stake is also featured on the program for two-year-old pacing colts with a pair of $9,000 gold divisions in races 5 and 8. Race 5 has Purple Poet installed as the morning line choice with rail control for the combination of driver Gilles Barrieau, trainer Robert Phillips and owner Kevin Harvey of Hammonds Plains, N.S. The rookie son of Stonebridge Terror has some stiff competition including Dusty Lane Cortez (David Dowling), who rides a two-race win streak while he preps for next week's Atlantic Breeder's Crown final. Red Dirt Boomer gets top billing in the other $9,000 O'Brien gold split with Barrieau at the lines for owner Daniel Ross of Belfast, P.E.I. The son of Malicious was placed the winner in his latest outing after divisional leader Woodmere Bolt went inside pylons last Saturday in Atlantic Sires Stakes action at Northside Downs in Nova Scotia. Woodmere Bolt gets post 4 this week for trainer-driver Earl Smith as he looks for revenge. The program also features Lady Slipper grassroots divisions for two-year-old pacing fillies and O'Brien grassroots divisions for two-year-old pacing colts.  Open Mares Tangle In Atlantic Final SUMMERSIDE, PE - The very best aged pacing mares on the Eastern Seaboard of Canada will lock bridles in the $15,517 Atlantic Aged Pacing Mares Series Final, presented by Standardbred Canada, Sunday afternoon at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway. Sodwana Bay gets top billing in the championship final that will cap off a mega-stakes card of 13-dashes Sunday afternoon with a 1 P.M. start time. Gilles Barrieau trains and drives Sodwana Bay for owners Howmac Farms Ltd., of North Wiltshire, P.E.I., and Wayne MacRae of Fall River, N.S. The five-year-old daughter of No Pan Intended has been exceptional all season in Atlantic Canada and comes into the race off a season's best 1:54.4 victory at Red Shores Charlottetown. Collective Wisdom gets billed as second choice from post 3 with Walter Cheverie getting the catch driving call for trainer Jackie Matheson off a quadruple of top two finishes. Third choice goes to post 7 starter Prettyndangerous who finished second in this race last year and gets the services of Marc Campbell in the bike for trainer Bo Ford. Race analyst Les MacIsaac sides with Sodwana Bay to cap off her memorable first season in Atlantic Canada with a championship win. "Sodwana Bay has been the dominant mare in the region since arriving here in early summer and still hasn't been worse than second in all those starts," MacIsaac said. "Other than the short price there is not much to dislike." In other Sunday afternoon action, the top trotters on the East coast will face off in Lady Slipper Memorial stakes action. The rookies trotters are in races 2 and 5 for $7,500 purses in each split while the sophomore trotters vie for $8,000 purses in races 7 and 9. Three-year-old pacers also take the scene on the program with a pair of $10,000 Joe O'Brien Memorial divisions for pacing colts in races 8 and 11. Sock It Away will look to continue his undefeated season in race 8 with rail control for driver Campbell, trainer Kevin MacLean and owner Reg MacPherson of Stratford, P.E.I. The son of Pang Shui has been perfect in all 13 starts so far in 2018. The Lady Slipper stakes also has a pair of $12,000 gold divisions hitting the track in races 10 and 12. The Garth Schurman memorial will be presented in race 3 with rail sitter Kahula Morning listed as the morning line favorite for driver Jason Hughes and ownership team of Robi Hughes, Blair and Eric MacLauchlan. For race programs and live video go to www.Redshores.ca. By Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - Dusty Lane Titan will attempt to stretch his win streak to three wins as the two-year-old trotters face off in the Blair Andrew Memorial stake Thursday evening at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The 13-dash program kicks off at 6:30 P.M. with a pair of $10,000 Andrew Memorial divisions form rookie trotters. Dusty Lane Titan is favoured in the race 3 split for trainer-driver Marc Campbell and owner Grayland Farm of Pugwash, N.S. The son of Tad The Stud was a winner in his last two outings with Campbell at the controls and will look to replicate that effort from post 3 this week. Jareds Courage was the runner-up to Dusty Lane Titan in their last start but is saddled with post 6 this week with Gilles Barrieau at the lines for trainer Tom Weatherbie. Windemerebarrister is installed as second favourite in the rich division from post 4 for trainer Alan McNeil with Walter Cheverie picking up the catch drive this week. The other $10,000 Andrew division opens up the program in race 1 as Little Miss Winnie puts her record of not missing the board in his career to the test. Barrieau gets the drive for trainer Ralph Annear and owner Steven Sorrie with the Tad The Stud filly fresh off a 2:03.4 victory. Northside Downs track record holder Dusty Lane Mavis gets the outside in the compact field of five for trainer-driver Gary Chappell while Now Look At Here (Driven by Brian MacPhee) gets rail control. Freddie gets top billing in the race 10 Open Trot for a $1,950 purse. Campbell trains and drives the 43 time winner from post 6 this week as he faces five foes. Other top entries include Majian Tango (Jim Ripley) and Professor Gordon (Jason Hughes). For more information go to www.Redshores.ca. By Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - Fresh out of the Gold Cup and Saucer final, Rose Run Quest hit the wire first as the favourite Saturday night at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Marc Campbell was in the bike behind Rose Run Quest as he delivered on his post time promise as the betting favourite but it was a hard-fought contest. Winter Blast (Driven by Jason Hughes) laid down the early splits in the $2,650 event with fractions of 28.1 and 57.1 while battling with the first-over Czar Seelster (Kenny Arsenault) who was second choice by the betting public. Three-quarters were reached in 1:27.1 with Winter Blast fading on the lead and Rose Run Quest tipped three-wide on Czar Seelster into contention. Rose Run Quest would prevail by a neck in the stretch drive over Czar Seelster in 1:55.1 while Euchred (Gilles Barrieau) was third. Rose Run Quest is owned by Blair Hansen of Charlottetown. Shadow's Mystery upset in the $2,350 Fillies and Mares Open pace with a 1:55.3 victory for driver Adam Merner and owner-trainer Gordie Ford. Second went to Sodwana Bay (Barrieau) while West River Ambyr (Steven Shepherd) was third. Adkins Hanover had the fastest win of the evening with a 1:54.2 score in the $2,350 Preferred 2 pace with David Dowling at the lines for trainer Trevor Hicken. Machinthesand Captures Labour Day Pace at Summerside SUMMERSIDE, PE - Machinthesand, owned by Noonan Holdings Ltd, Summerside, wired the field to win the Labour Day pace at Red Shores Summerside Monday afternoon. Driven by Ken Murphy, Machinthesand cut fractions of 29.1, 58.1, 1:27.4 before sprinting home in 28.3 to stop the timer in 1:56.2. Barry Folland trains the pacer who notched his fifth win of the season. Red Magician (Adam Merner) finished two lengths back for second while Cartoon Daddy (Dale Spence) was third. The 2-5-1 triactor paid $32.00. Rockin Indy also scored in gate to fire fashion in the afternoon back-up class at the Prince County Oval. Corey MacPherson engineered the winning trip leaving from post 3 with Rockin Indy to see fractions of 27.4, 57.2 and 1:27 before scoring a three-quarter-length victory in 1:56.3. Slide Guitar (Driven by David Dowling) was second in the $2,000 class with Pictonian Storm (Austin Sorrie) completing the $114.30 triactor. Rockin Indy is owned and trained by Troy Murray of Clyde River, P.E.I. Dowling had three wins on the Summerside program to put himself in a tie for third place amongst drivers in Prince County. The Warren Grove driver won with Rojans White Jet from his own stable in 2:00.4, Howmac Blaze in 2:01 for trainer Earl Watts of Hampshire and Twice As Bright in 1:58.4 for trainer Elton Millar of Tyne Valley. For race replays and more check out www.Redshores.ca. By Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - The best trotters on the East Coast met Thursday evening for Lady Slipper stake action at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park. West River Cindy won the first $7,600 Lady Slipper three-year-old trot division in 2:00.3 for trainer-driver Clare MacDonald and owner Haley Shepherd of Stratford, PE. Buckaroo claimed the other division for trainer-driver Marc Campbell and owners Larry and Kathy Chappell of Marshfield, PE. Time of the mile was 2:00.1. Mile Hill Willie scored a narrow win in Lady Slipper two-year-old trotting action with a 2:05.1 mile for trainer-driver Gilles Barrieau and owner Paul Morrison of Cardigan, PE. Dusty Lane Titan hit the wire first in the other $7,500 rookie division in a time of 2:04.2 for trainer-driver Campbell and owner Grayland Farm of Pugwash, N.S. Campbell had five wins on the card as he also scored with Freddie in the $1.950 Open trot in a time of 2:00.1, Only One Star in 1:58.1 for trainer Anthony Stymest and Malabrigo in 1:58.1 for trainer Darryl MacLean of Winsloe, PE. Live racing continues Saturday evening at 6 P.M. at Red Shores Charlottetown. For more information check out www.Redshores.ca. by Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – Freddie delivered on his post time promise in the Open trot Friday afternoon at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Marc Campbell supplied the winning steer as the heavy favourite on the rescheduled Friday afternoon program that was originally set for Thursday evening at the capital harness racing oval. Newcomer Stan The Man (Driven by Jason Hughes) laid down the fractions in the $1,950 event cutting splits of 28.2 and 57.2 before making a break in stride at the 1:28.3 three-quarters and being overtaken by Freddie. The Bo Ford trainee went on to win by seven-and-a-half lengths in 1:58.4 for owners Three Wisemen Stable of Kingston. Stan The Man rallied for second with Frill Seeker (Kenny Arsenault) completing the triactor. The afternoon card also played host to the first leg of the Alpine $5,000 claiming series with Young Man Matt winning the first division for driver Hughes and trainer Patrick Shepherd. Time of the mile was 1:57.1 for Young Man Matt, who is owned by Carl Kuepfer of Newton, Ont. Shanghai B G won the second $1,750 division in 1:57.4 with Campbell in the bike for co-owner and trainer Jim Copley and fellow Inverness, N.S., co-owners Ann Copley and Evan Gillis. Likely To Win Captures Dr. Blair Kelly Memorial CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – Capitalizing on a garden journey, Likely To Win teamed up with Adam Merner to land in the winner’s circle in the Dr. Blair Kelly Memorial pace Friday evening at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Mick Dundee (Driven by Don MacNeill) did all the roadwork, carving splits of 28.4, 59.2 and 1:29.2 while Likely To Win sat patiently in the two-hole then powered forward in the stretch drive to win by a neck in 1:57.4. The $2,100 Kelly Memorial pace was sponsored by the Charlottetown Veterinary Clinic with Mick Dundee finishing second and Heart And Soul (Walter Cheverie) finishing third. Likely To Win is owned by Nova Scotia owners Blenise Young of Long Point and Lester Campbell of Judique, along with Jeffrey Campbell of Calgary, Alta. Caughtfoolinaround overwhelmed the pari-mutuel system when he scored his 1:59.3 win in race 7 for a $1,300 purse. Owned by Maggie McCarthy of Murray River and trained by Roy Reynolds, Caughtfoolinaround was paying $101.60 to win when driver Mark Bradley hit the wire on top. Heavy favourite Political Crisis (Merner) settled for second while Electric Syl (Dale Spence) completed the $1,047 triactor combination. Live racing continues Saturday with doubleheader action at 1 P.M. and 7 P.M. Go to www.Redshores.ca for race replays, programs, live video and more. by Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – The bench was deep for the Saturday night harness racing feature at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park but it was Rose Run Quest that came out on top. Marc Campbell was in the bike behind the Bo Ford trainee in the $2,500 preferred pace as he used a first-over brush to gain control of the race at the half-mile marker and continue to a five-length victory in 1:54.4. Czar Seelster (Driven by Kenny Arsenault) rallied for second with Cartoon Daddy (Dale Spence) completing the triactor. With three straight wins to his credit, Rose Run Quest is owned by Blair Hansen of Charlottetown. Campbell and Ford clicked for a total of three visits to the winner’s circle on the 14-dash card as they scored with Elm Grove Kaboom in 1:54.4 and Pure Friendship in 1:59.4. Campbell also won with Mach Of Ballykeel in 1:58.1 to give him four winners on the program as a driver. The combination of driver Adam Merner and trainer Melissa Rennie teamed up for two wins on the program as Revenant delivered as the post time favourite in 1:56.2 and All Out romped by 13-lengths to win in 1:56.1. Merner also hit the wire first with Fly With Max stopping the clock in 1:58.3 for trainer Mark Bradley to complete his driving hat trick. Veteran reinsman Kenny Arsenault had three winners on the Saturday card as he opened the program winning with Fiftyshadesofgraci in 1:59.4 for trainer Garth Cole of Kensington and closed the program with Three Truths in 1:56.4 for Paul Doyle of Charlottetown. Arsenault’s other victory was with Private Di in 1:58.1 from his own stable. by Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores

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