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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

SUMMERSIDE, PE – This is going to be a race card we talk about for a long time. The 2014 racing season will wrap up Sunday afternoon at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway and Marc Campbell will attempt to defend his title as Prince County’s leading driver but will have to make up some ground on Jason ‘Blue Knight’ Hughes. First race post time is 1 pm for the 15-dash card. Hughes is in the midst of a career year, as the Stratford trainer-driver is tied in the dash title at Red Shores Charlottetown with Campbell, as well as leads trainers at the Summerside Raceway by one win with a 19 – 18 advantage over Thane Mann. Hughes also holds a sizeable 11 race advantage in the Charlottetown trainer’s standings over Jackie Matheson, at 63 wins to 52, respectively. Campbell has 14 drives on the Sunday afternoon program in Summerside, while Hughes has 13 mounts on the card. The $2,300 afternoon feature lines up in race 14 with Astor favored for trainer-driver Hughes and owner Foxyhall Racing of Wallace, N.S. The Camluck five-year-old has post 6 and was a runner-up to stablemate Narragansett in his latest outing. Narragansett has post 5 in the seven horse field with Gary Chappell in the bike, while another big threat comes from post 7 entry All Turain and driver Mike Stevenson. Also in the field is Carnivore (Kenny Arsenault), Machinthesand (Ken Murphy), Rash B Havior (Campbell) and Shock The Rock (Corey MacPherson). The $1,100 trot class lines up in race 3 with Money Show favored from post 6 for driver Brian Andrew, trainer Ron Gass and owners Blake Andrew of Montreal and Bill Andrew of Calgary. Other top entries include My Daisy Duke (MacPherson) and Sandhill Angel (Arsenault). Island Breeder’s Finals at Charlottetown CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – The Atlantic Canadian stakes season will come to a close Saturday afternoon at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at The Charlottetown Driving Park as the Island Breeder’s Finals are on display. First race post time in 1 pm for the 15-dash event. Paymenowpaymelater headlines the race 4 $7,500 Island Breeder’s Final for two-year-old trotters for driver Arsenault, trainer Earl Watts and owner Wade Peconi of Stanchel. The two-year-old Northern Bailey filly will battle six rivals for the crown including JK Blaze (Campbell) and Windemere Ty (Jack Panting). Race 6 has the three-year-old trotters for a $7,500 purse with Seanchai looking to overcome post 8 for driver Jason Hughes and owner Buntainwood Farm of Brackley Beach. The Atlantic Breeder’s Crown champion had some difficulties in his latest outing against aged company but will look to add to his stakes victories against Dusty Lane Galaxy (Chappell) and Southfield Shadow (Terry Gallant). The two-year-old pacing colts will battle in race 8 with six entries vying for a $12,000 purse. Dixeland Band will attempt to capture the Atlantic harness racing triple crown for his division after winning the Atlantic Breeder’s Crown and the Maritime Breeder’s final with just the Island Breeder’s final left on his radar. Gilles Barrieau will drive the colt for trainer Kevin Maclean and owners Reg MacPherson and David MacKenzie of Stratford and Aaron MacKenzie of Winsloe. The race will be kept interesting by BNGs Express (Bernard McCallum) off the rail and Ontario bred Silverhill Blaze (Hughes) from post 4. Race 10 has the two-year-old filly pacers in Island Breeder’s final action with Woodmere Dancenart the morning line choice from post 8 for trainer-driver Clare MacDonald and owners Phonsie MacEachern and Morah Kerr of Nova Scotia. The Articulator filly will also attempt a sweep of the three top races for her division but will have to defeat a tough field including Jann Down (Barrieau) and Three Pink Bows (Stevenson) to do it. The three-year-old pacing fillies will line up for the final Maritime bred stake race of their careers in race 12 with Elm Grove Inarush the heavy favorite from post 1 for driver Mark Bradley, trainer Jennifer Trainor and new owners Martin Valentic and John Bednarski of Pennsylvania. The Coasttocoast Yankee filly is riding a four-race win streak and will have to beat seven rivals including Fleurje (Hughes) and Mappos Moenhay (MacDonald) to keep it alive. The final Island Breeder’s final of the day is in race 14 with three-year-old pacing colts completing their sophomore campaigns competing for the lion’s share of a $12,000 purse. Hollywood Gigolo is the morning line choice from post 3 for driver Brian MacPhee, trainer Gerald MacDougall and owner Scott Dunn of Montague. The Ameripan Gigolo colt has seven competitors including Island Gigolo (Hughes) and Woodmere Rondevous (Stevenson). By Nicholas Oakes, Red Shores

Summerside, PE - A battle for the ages is set for the final card of racing for the 2014 racing season at Red Shores Summerside on Sunday. Post time is 1 p.m. Summerside's defending dash winning driver from last year, Marc Campbell is set to go head-to-head with the current leader Jason Hughes. Hughes heads into Sunday's card one win up on Campbell as the two will duke it out in seven races against each other. Hughes is listed to drive ten horses while Campbell will have nine. It will be Campbell's first appearance in Summerside since October 5, after having prior stake drive commitments in Truro. The 'King' has only 189 starts in Summerside, due to a summer full of stake drives, he has returned 43 of his mounts back to the winners enclosure while securing $87,311 in prize money. Hughes on the other hand has made 218 trips behind the starting gate, nabbing himself 44 wins to date and $ 77,006 in earnings. It won't be the 'Blue Knight's' only battle of the day, he is currently the leading trainer too. He is one up on Thane Mann. Hughes will have the upper hand sending 5 entries out of his own stable onto the track while Mann will head into battle with three. The afternoon's top class will go post ward in Race 12, in what could be the last straw in the battle between Hughes and Campbell. Hughes will send out one of his five trainee's from Post 4, Sos Grappa is listed as the 5-2 morning line favourite, the newcomer to P.E.I. will look to pick up his first win on red soil. Right next door will be the five-entry Rash B Havior for Campbell and owner - trainer Michael Peters. The duo of Rash B Havior and Campbell have quite the history this year and they seem to shine bright on big days. They first hooked up in Summerside on Regional Driving Championship night when they won in 1:56.4, the next time they came together was World Driving Championship night in Charlottetown when they won in a lifetime best 1:54.2, they followed that up with back-to-back victories on October 5 and October 12. With Sunday being the final card of the 2014 season in Summerside, Red Shores is proud to announce there will be second chance draws as well as the Wild Horses promotion. Astor  All Turain set to do battle Charlottetown, PE - After falling just short to Astor last week, All Turain will look to get back to his winning ways this week as the two do battle in the Saturday afternoon top class at Red Shores Charlottetown. Post time is 1 p.m. After an eventful journey which seen him parked to the opening quarter in :27.3, dropped back into the three-hole and scooting up the passing lane to finish second, All Turain has drawn the outside post six for owners Lee Hicken and Perry Burke. Mike Stevenson will once again handle the lines for trainer Trevor Hicken as they look to add to a tremendous campaign in which he has nine victories in 15 starts and just under $ 25,000 in earnings. He will face off against a pair of Jason Hughes trainees including last week's Preferred winner Astor (post four) . Owned by Foxyhall Racing, Astor has nailed a top three finish in his last three starts. A regular on the Maritime Free-for-all scene all summer he has just under $20,000 earned, with three wins including one in 1:55.4. The second Hughes entry is also owned by Foxyhall Racing, and will gain the driving services of Mark Bradley. Leaving from Post 5 Narragansett will look to benefit from a powerful, but compact field of six, last week Bradley moved three-wide from seventh approaching the three-quarter pole, but had to far to come to catch stablemate Astor. Other entries include Cabo Pan Lucas, Eagle Jolt and Cheyenne Ford. by Bo Ford, 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 – 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

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - The very best in Atlantic Canadian harness racing are coming to play this weekend at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at The Charlottetown Driving Park for the Atlantic Breeder's Crown finals and consolations. The action will be carried live on the Bell-Aliant Race Day show at www.redshores.ca Saturday afternoon features the four pacing consolations with a 1 pm post time for the 13-dash card. The first $5,000 consolation lines up in race 6 with the two-year-old filly pacers, followed by the two-year-old pacing colts in race 8, the three-year-old fillies in race 10 and the three-year-old colts in race 12. The Open trot lines up in race 5 with race favorite Zip The Lip leaving from post 5 in the compact five-horse field for driver Brian MacPhee, and co-owner and trainer Don Sweet and co-owner Orville Willis, both of O'Leary. He will face top competitors Frill Seeker (Kenny Arsenault) and Caliban Hanover (Ron Gass). The Sunday afternoon championship program kicks off at 1 pm with six Breeder's Crown finals on a 14-dash card. Race 2 has the $9,000 Atlantic Breeder's Crown final for two-year-old trotters, sponsored by Meridian Farms. Tyne Valley is the favorite in the eight-horse-field over top entries Suicide Shift (Steven Shepherd) and Windemere Ty (Jack Panting). Tyne Valley will have the services of Mike Stevenson for co-owner and trainer William Roloson and co-owners Scott Roloson of Belfast and Kristi Pickering of Charlottetown. The three-year-old trotters will do battle in their Breeder's Crown final sponsored by Meridian Farms in race 5 on the program as race favorite Seanchai is shouldered with post 7 for driver Jason Hughes and owner Buntainwood Farm of Brackley Beach. The three-year-old son of Northern Bailey will put a two-race-win-streak on the line against Southfield Shadow (Terry Gallant) and Dunmore Chance (Panting). The two-year-old filly pacers line up in race 7 in a $22,000 Atlantic Breeder's Crown final and it promises to be a hard fought battle as the division has been trading blows all season. Jann Down is the morning line favorite from post 3 for driver Gilles Barrieau, trainer Stephen Mason and owner Downey Stables of Quispamsis, N.B. She will face other divisional leaders Three Pink Bows (Walter Cheverie), Dusty Lane Bria (Arsenault) and Woodmere Dancenart (Clare MacDonald). Race 9 has the Atlantic Breeder's Crown two-year-old pacing colt final and Barrieau has the favorite again, this time off the rail. The New Brunswick reinsman will guide Dixieland Band from post 1 for trainer Kevin MacLean and owners Aaron MacKenzie of Winsloe, and Reg MacPherson and David MacKenzie, both of Stratford. His top competition will come from Proven Desire (Marc Campbell) and Camco Titan (Arsenault). The most interesting division has unquestionably been the three-year-old filly pacers and they will put $22,000 on the line in race 11 as Elm Grove Inarush will attempt to accomplish what just slipped out of her grasp in her two-year-old season: being crowned Atlantic Sires Stakes champion. Saulsbrook Alana defeated her that October day in 2013 but the tables have turned, as Elm Grove Inarush has post 4 and is riding a three-race win streak for driver Mark Bradley and Kensington connections of trainer and co-owner Eddy Doucette, Grant Mann, Blaine Thibeau and Gordon MacLeod. She will face some tough company with Saulsbrook Alana (Campbell) from post 7, Pictonian Sareta (Stevenson) from post 8 and Fleurje (Hughes), riding a five-race win streak, from post 6. The final Breeder's Crown final of the day has three-year-old pacing colts vying for top honours and a $22,000 purse in race 13. The draw was kind to Rancousy as he has rail control and a four-race win streak on the line for trainer-driver Darren Crowe and owner Donald Charles Smith of Brookside, N.S. The three-year-old son of Western Paradise will battle seven rivals including Mr Vaive (Bernard McCallum) and Just A Professor (MacDonald). The top pacing mares go head-to-head in race 12 in the Open Mares Invitational while the best free-for-allers on the East Coast, including D Gs Camme and All Turain, compete for $5,000 in the race 14 finale. For the complete list of entries, top picks or the weekend events with Atlantic Breeders Crown go to www.redshores.ca By Nicholas Oakes

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

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - Forever Paradise is pegged as the one to beat in the Thursday night feature at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at The Charlottetown Driving Park but it will be a hard fought battle to land in the historic winner's circle. First race post time for the 13-dash card is 7 pm. The Kevin MacLean trained Forever Paradise will have Charlottetown's leading driver, Marc Campbell, in the bike for owner Reg MacPherson of Stratford. The four-year-old son of Western Paradise has post 4 in the $2,100 race 12 feature and will have to defeat some top rivals to cross the wire on top. Machinthesand (Gary Chappell) has drawn the rail which will be an advantage, as the pacers win two weeks ago from post 1 was his only top three finish in his last six starts where he drew poorly in the majority of those starts. Artners in Crime (Ron Matheson) is razor sharp right now and has post 2 with his last three starts all top threes with miles in 1:56-1:57. Race analyst Les MacIsaac places his faith in Forever Paradise to get the job done. "He had that one hiccup on Sept 11 but other than that it's been nothing but firsts and seconds," MacIsaac said of Forever Paradise. "If he makes the front in here, and we don't see anything to prevent it, it could be all over." Other entries include Mcjestic (Walter Cheverie), Cabo Pan Lucas (Vincent Poulton), Balanchine (Gordie Hennessey), Cambest Kisser (Jason Hughes) and Red Rock (Kenny Arsenault). The top trot of the night lines up in race 6 for a $1,350 purse and veteran Abundaspin has rail control for trainer-driver Harold Shepherd and owner Mikaela Lustic of Warren Grove. The 14-year-old Abundance - Spinthrift Hanover gelding is approaching his Dec. 31 mandatory retirement date but is making the most of his final months on the race track as he has seven wins and $12,521 in 2014 earnings to add to his impressive 78 lifetime wins and $480,547 in career earnings. His top competition will come from Oceanview Kate (Mike Stevenson) and Majian Dillon (Jim Ripley) from posts 3 and 8, respectively. Thursday also features a special night at the track as UPEI men's hockey team will be at Red Shores Charlottetown to help promote their season opener Saturday at the Eastlink Centre. The Hockey Panthers night at the track will feature a meet & greet, interviews, prize giveaways and some of the players will be teaming up with a horse and driver in races 3 and 4. The players will be cheering from the stands but the winners get the bragging rights and a trackside presentation. by Nicholas Oakes, 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

Charlottetown, PE - The fall series is here with the Joe O'Brien Memorial Stakes and the Lady Slipper Stakes on center stage at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park Saturday at 6pm and Red Shores Summerside Sunday at 1pm. The action will be carried live at www.redshores.ca The Saturday card features the two-year colt and filly pacers with one of the emerging headlines coming in the Lady Slipper gold division in race 6 when Dusty Lane Bria, owned by Kenny Wilkie, Stratford and Larry Chappell, Marshfield, takes on Three Pink Bows (Danny Romo) and Woodmere Dancenart (Clare MacDonald). The filly, who has been established as the morning line favorite in $11,700 showdown, just missed her fourth win in a row at Northside Downs. Kenny Arsenault will handle the daughter of Ameripan Gigolo-Briannas Attitude from post 2. Miss Oromocto, Ubettown and The Good Wife complete the field. Jann Down, owned by the Downey Stables, NB, is favored to win the second Lady Slipper gold in race 8 for Gilles Barrieau. Swift Taylor (Mike Stevenson) and Party Rockin (Romo) are also triactor candidates. Bossy Brilla, owned by Wade Peconi, Stanchel, and Lyndale Jenn trained by veteran Terry Affleck, will attempt top honors in their respective grassroots divisions. The two year-old colts compete in two gold divisions for $10,800 each in the Joe O'Brien memorial. Dixieland Band takes a three race winning streak into race 12 for driver Marc Campbell, trainer Kevin MacLean and owners Reg MacPherson, David and Aaron MacKenzie. The colt took a new lifetime mark of 1:58.1 with the margin of victory charted in a comfortable four lengths in his last start. The other gold O'Brien split has Camco Titan as the bettor's choice for trainer Earl Watts and owners Windemere Farms- Harris Johnston, John Howatt and Roger Burns. This colt has won half of his starts this season and banked $22,549 in earnings. Mayhem Man, who is coming off a convincing victory at Summerside last week for the Jay Noye stable, and R Es Reese (Mike Stevenson) are the morning line favorites in their respective O'Brien grassroots divisions. For the entries in this stakes filled card go to www.redshores.ca Lady Slipper Stake at Summerside Summerside, PE - Elm Grove Inarush has a big cheering section and they will be out in full force Sunday when the three-year-old filly attempts gold in the Lady Slipper stake at Red Shores Summerside. Post time is 1pm. The daughter of Coasttocoast Yankee has 10 victories from 15 starts for trainer Eddy Doucette and driver Mark Bradley. The filly rallied from outside post 7 at Truro to win in 1:57.1 over Saulsbrook Alana. They will meet again Sunday along with Lovingeveryminute. This is one of the most anticipated showdowns in stakes action this season. The starter will call to the field in $12,300 contest in race 8. Doucette will be a member of a special guest panel during the Atlantic Breeders Crown banquet on Saturday, October 11 at the Howard Johnston Dutch Inn. The glamour boys hit the track in two Joe O'Brien gold splits in races 6 and 10. Woodmere Rondevous has been basically unstoppable as he rides a four race win streak into his division for driver Mike Stevenson and trainer Anthony Stymest. Arties Magic (Todd Trites) will try to knock the favorite from post 2. The colt, co-owned by Windemere Farms and Clive Balderston, has been putting up some solid numbers with seven scores from 12 starts this season. The other $11,000 split has Dumas Walker (Myles Heffernan) up against Settlement Request, J PS Warrior, Just a Professor, JJ Laser and Hurrah. In other action, Stayoutofmyaffair is listed as the one to catch in the $16,520 Atlantic Aged Pacing Mares final. Jason Hughes will do the driving for his brother Robi from post 2. The mare takes on two Jackie Matheson trainees General Luckypercy (Gilles Barrieau) and For All We Know (Gary Chappell) in the rich final. Hughes, who had a career day with five winners last week at Summerside, also sends out Bunny Mach (Kenny Arsenault) from post 8. Here is the field in post- position order. Veronicavermillion (pp1), Stayoutofmyaffair(pp2), Mircleonthehudson (pp3), Ramblinglily (pp4), General Luckpercy (pp5), Brodys Leona (pp6), For All We Know (pp7), Bunny Mach (pp8), Prynne Hanover (pp9). The card will also feature the Garth Schurman memorial in race 3 with Strident Hanover trained by Kuri White for owner Emily MacPhee listed as the one to beat. For complete listing of entries, Jared's picks or live video go to www.redshores.ca by Lee Drake, for Red Shores

Paymenowpaymelater's unbeaten streak was halted at nine by Windemere Ty Thursday night in a division of the $8,000 Blair Andew Memorial Trot for two-year-olds at Charlottetown Driving Park. Driver Jack Panting blasted the son of Nureyev - Windemere Spirit from the four-spot and the duo found themselves on the early lead, With the bettor's choice Paymenowpaymelater also pushing forward, Panting allowed driver Kenny Arsenault to clear after an opening quarter of :30.3. Arsenault continued to roll over to the half in an unheard of 1:00.1 with Panting and 'Ty' nose to helmet in the pocket, they moved out at the three-quaters in 1:33.3 and from their it was strictly a race for place as Windemere Ty drew away to win by six in 2:06.1. The win made it four-in-a-row for the ownership tandem of Panting and grandfather Ralph Annear who handles the training duties. Dusty Lane Jacob drove in for second while Paymenowpaymelater held for third. The win was part of a driving double for Panting who also won with Glencove Uday. In the second division, Mike Stevenson and Tyne Valley made every call a winning one stoping the clock in 2:03.1, erasing a near 19-year-old track record for two-year-old trotting fillies. She laid down splits of :31, 1:01.3 and 1:32.3 before kicking home in :30.3 to hold off a hard closing Suicide Shift by a nose. The win moved Tyne Valley a step closer to $20 ,000 on yearly earnings for owners Bill and Scott Roloson along with Kristi Pickering. Forever Paradise in-line to the 'King' Marc Campbell took the feature race on the evenings program winning in 1:56. The four-year-old son of Western Paradise has been on a roll since returning to the Island, he has three victories and a pair of seconds through six starts for owner Reg MacPherson and trainer Kevin MacLean. Campbell picked up a driving double winning with Hot Shot Dragon one race prior to the feature. Driver Walter Cheverie picked up a hat-trick on the card winning with a pair of Joe Smallwood trainees, he got the ball rolling with J K Hustler and closed out his night with the iron tough J K Special. He won with Maiden Heaven in her first start for trainer Jonah Moase. The Jackie Matheson Stable has been heating up as of late, fresh off of three victories on Saturday night, he bounced back with a training double on Thursday. His first win came with Ilava with father Ronnie aboard, later in the card he handed the lines to uncle Gordie Hennessey who delivered Oakrock Almighty back to the winner circle. by Bo Ford, 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

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - The Poulton stable is currently hot but will it remain that way Thursday night at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at The Charlottetown Driving Park? First race post time for the 12-dash card is 7 pm. IDK has post 2 in the race 12 $2,000 feature with Vincent Poulton in the bike for trainer Gary Poulton and owner Gail MacDonald of Charlottetown. The six-year-old Stand Forever pacer is listed as the morning line favorite after defeating five of his seven rivals last Thursday in Charlottetown. The Poulton stable has been firing on all cylinders since having a huge Old Home Week. Race analyst Les MacIsaac is confident IDK has what it takes to land in the winner's circle once again. "After missing much of the 2013 season he's now racing like he did when he came here a couple of years ago, maybe even better," MacIsaac said of IDK. "He just beat this class last week and we don't see any reason he can't do it again." He has some real competition from post 5 starter Capitalism with trainer-driver Jason Hughes. 'The Blue Knight' currently leads all trainers in Charlottetown, thanks in part to Capitalism's impressive streak of only missing the top three once since May 10. Other entries in the Thursday night feature include Machinthesand (Gary Chappell), Cambest Kisser (Kenny Arsenault), Nobestbfor (Walter Cheverie), Windemere Express (Marc Campbell), Pacific Oak (Corey MacPherson) and Perfect Escape (Ron Matheson). The top trot of the night goes in race 6 with Abundaspin installed as the morning line favorite from post 7 for driver Steven Shepherd, trainer Harold Shepherd and owner Mikaela Lustic of Warren Grove. The winner of 77 lifetime races is winding down his career as the trotter is 14-years-old and must retire before he turns 15 on January 1. The veteran just finished second in the open trot Saturday night, timed nearly two seconds faster than all his competition. The race office has selected Eat Pray Trot (Brian MacPhee) and Majian Dillon (Jim Ripley) as the next two choices from posts 6 and 1, respectively. The back-up pace lines up in race 9 for a $1,600 purse with Island Gigolo favored from post 2 for driver Mike Stevenson, trainer Tom Weatherbie and owner James Pound of Hunter River. The three-year-old son of Ameripan Gigolo has been facing stakes company most of the season but will battle the likes of Bowyer Hanover (Cheverie) and First Art Down (Ken Murphy) this week. by Nicholas Oakes, for Red Shores

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

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