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CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - Harness racing driver Marc Campbell was on a roll again Thursday night at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The "King" of Island racing, Campbell scored the fastest win of the 12-dash card with Nikes Cowgirl recording a new lifetime mark of 1:55.3. Campbell trains and drives for owner James Struthers of Port Morien, N.S. Campbell also recorded wins with Come On Eileen in 1:57.4 for trainer Trevor Hicken of Montague and Winrlosedrnkdaboze in a new record of 1:58.3 for trainer Earl Watts of Hampshire. Campbell leads all drivers with 68 wins so far this season in Charlottetown. Likely To Win captured the $2,000 featured pace in 1:56.1 with Adam Merner at the controls for trainer Melissa Rennie and Nova Scotia owners Blenise Young of Long Point and Lester Campbell of Judique along with Jeffrey Campbell of Calgary, Alta. Denver Dolly was second in the top class with Campbell in the bike while Narragansett completed the triactor with Jason Hughes driving. Race broadcast co-host and analyst Bo Ford pitched the winning triactor and even the superfecta on the feature race to viewers and on track players. Walter Cheverie recorded a driving double on the program including a $1,850 Open trot victory with Osprey Impact in 1:58.3 for owner-trainer Paul Larrabee of Belle River. Second went to Freddie (Campbell) with Dusty Lane Jacob (Merner) third. Gary Chappell had a pair of driving wins with Female Finesse in 1:58.3 for trainer William White of Murray River and with his own trainee, Now Whos The Queen, in 2:01.1. Live racing continues Saturday eveningat Red Shores Charlottetown a 6 time. By Nicholas Oakes For Red Shores

Summerside, PE - HP Bushido Dragjet, under the command of harness racing trainer Marc Campbell, captured the Wednesday night feature at Red Shores Summerside in 1:56.1. The newcomer picked up his second victory of the season for owners Michael Folkins, John Davidson and Keith Camick, NB. Pictonian Storm (Gary Chappell) was second with Machinthesand (Ken Murphy) completing the triactor. Campbell also posted winners aboard Bet R All and Rash Behavior for the hat-trick. Western Sexy won the Clifford Wedge memorial for driver Adam Merner, trainer Phil Sizer and owner Jason Sherry, Kensington, PE. The time of the mile was 1:59.3 Merner, Ken Murphy and Jason Hughes recorded driving doubles on the program. The last card at Summerside before Old Home Week is Sunday August 6th. Post time is 1pm. For complete results go to By Lee Drake

SUMMERSIDE, PE - It was a down the highway victory as Marc Campbell captured his second straight Governor's Plate victory in the 49th edition of the Prince County Classic Saturday night at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway at the conclusion of Governor's Plate week of harness racing. The $22,000 Governor's Plate final, presented by Summerside Chrysler Dodge, saw Campbell cut over hard off the gate to secure the front through fractions of 26.2, 54.4 and 1:23.2 without seeing a serious challenge before an open length victory in 1:53.2. Crombie A (Driven by Gary Chappell) was second with Junebugs Baby (Myles Heffernan) third. Race favourite Hot Deuce (Walter Cheverie) was fourth with Invictus Hanover (Jason Hughes) getting the final cheque in fifth place. Do Over Hanover is owned by Allard Racing of Saint-Esprit, Que., Red Isle Racing of North Granville and Steven MacRae of Vernon Bridge and trained by Chris MacKay, who had a training triple on the card. Campbell won the 2016 Governor's Plate final with Rene Allard trainee Ys Lotus. Complete Player was in a world of his own on the undercard Saturday as the Tom Weatherbie trainee was on top at every call in his $12,940 Atlantic Sires Stakes A-division for three-year-old colt pacers in a new sophomore track record of 1:53.4. Mark Bradley drove the colt for owner David Kennedy of Charlottetown with Lucbobski (Danny Romo) finishing second and Nameisonthehalter (Gilles Barrieau) third. Ultimate Yankee held the previous Summerside Raceway three-year-old track record of 1:54.3. The other Atlantic Sires Stakes A-divison was captured by Ashes To Ashes and Barrieau in 1:55.4 for trainer Jackie Matheson and owners Linda Somers of Cornwall, Alan Conway of Summerside and Lynn Livingstone of Kensington. Island Energetic (Campbell) was the runner-up with Southsidelightning (Kenny Arsenault) completing the triactor. His Boy Elroy was victorious in the $5,000 Governor's Plate consolation for trainer-driver Bernard McCallum and owner Dan MacRae of Baddeck, N.S., in 1:55.2. Mr Irresistible (Hughes) was second and Nogreatmischief (Cheverie) got up for third. Ramblinglily won the $3,500 Governor's Plate Open Mares final in 1:55.4 with Cheverie in the bike over West River Ambyr (Clare MacDonald) and Woodmere Articblue (Campbell). Allan Jones of Riverview, N.B., co-owns and trains the mare with co-owner Normand Leger of Shediac, N.B. Jeb captured the $2,200 Premier's Pace in 1:55.1 for trainer-driver Hughes and owners Robi Hughes, and Blair and Eric MacLauchlan, all of Stratford. A trio of $2,500 Atlantic Sires Stakes B-divisions were won by Colin N Down (Cheverie) in 1:59, Redwhiteandboots (Barrieau) in 1:59.3 and Ryans Allstar (Chappell) in 1:57.2. Hughes had four driving wins on the card but had to settle for second place behind Campbell in the Basil Whelan Memorial points standings for leading driver of Governor's Plate Week. Barrieau had a driving triple on the card while Cheverie, Campbell and Chappell all had two driving wins. By Nicholas Oakes For Red Shores

SUMMERSIDE, PE - Marc Campbell continued his grip on the Red Shores Summerside driver's standings Friday evening as Governor's Plate Week harness racing continued. Campbell scored in a pair of $9,160 Atlantic Sires Stakes A-divisions for three-year-old pacing fillies with his own trainees. Elektra Express was a 1:56.1 winner for Campbell and owner Danica Ellis of Brookfield, N.S., with Goodmorning Ky (Driven by Norris Rogers) finishing second and Winrlosedrnkdaboze (Gilles Barrieau) third. Filly Forty Seven was another Campbell winner in her $9,160 A-division in 1:55.4 for owners Darrly MacLean of Winsloe, Katelyn Smallwood of Stratford, Cory Carver of Montague and Tanya Tremblett of Sydney Mines, N.S. Traces Of Purple (Barrieau) was a hard closing second while Brief Interlude (Adam Merner) completed the triactor. Woodmere Finesse captured the other A-division split in 1:57.1 for trainer-driver Bernard McCallum and owner Edward Maher of Lower Sackville, N.S., over Tobins Secret (Earl Smith) and Bonzai Beach (Gary Chappell). The $2,500 Andrew Perry Memorial trot saw a track record performance as Osprey Impact won in 1:57.2 for driver Walter Cheverie and owner-trainer Paul Larrabee of Belle River. The victory eclipsed Thunderaway's 1:58.1 overall track trotting record. Ultimateflyingnun continued her win streak with three straight victories now after a 1:56.2 lifetime best performance in the Bud Ramsay Memorial Pace for driver Todd Trites, trainer Sifroi Melanson and owner Ultimate Stable of Greater Lakeburn, N.B. The $2,500 Atlantic Sires Stakes B-divisions for three-year-old pacing fillies were won by Gulf Queen (Mark Haig) in 1:59.4, Dusty Lane Zendaya (Ron Gass) in 1:58.2 and Woodmere Dreams (Mark Bradley) in 1:57.3. Campbell had a driving triple on the program as he also won with JJ Antonio in 2:00.3 for trainer Earl Watts of Hampshire. Elm Grove Kaboom won the Medastar Memorial Pace in 1:56.3 for trainer-driver Smith and owners Larry and Kathy Chappell of Marshfield while the Noonan Petroleum Pace was won by Salmonier Storm and owner-trainer-driver Ambyr Campbell in 1:58.2. Dusty Lane Jacob scored in a $1,400 trot class in memory of the late Boyd Leslie in 2:00.2 for driver Ken Murphy, trainer and co-owner Cindy MacDonald of Montague and co-owner Tanya MacKinnon of Souris. By Nicholas Oakes For Red Shores

SUMMERSIDE, PE - It is starting to sound like a foregone conclusion but harness racing driver Marc Campbell cleaned up again Sunday afternoon at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway. The Winsloe resident had six wins Saturday night at Red Shores Charlottetown then followed suit Sunday capturing four dashes on the 13-race card including the afternoon feature and a leg of the Atlantic Aged Mares Pacing Series. The 'King' of Island racing sent Woodmere Articblue to the front from post 7 in her $3,870 Atlantic Aged Mares Pacing Series leg presented by Standardbred Canada with fractions of 28.2, 57.3 and 1:26.4 before kicking clear for a 13-length victory in 1:55.4. Campbell also trains the five-year-old daughter of Articulator for owners Tanya Tremblett and Stevi Jardine of Nova Scotia. Brodys Leona (Corey MacPherson) finished second with Sos Bambie (Gary Chappell) third. The other mares division went to Ramblinglily and driver Walter Cheverie in a well rated 1:57.2 score through front end fractions of 28.1, 58.3 and 1:27.4. Allan Jones of New Brunswick trains and co-owns the seven-year-old daughter of Articulator with fellow New Brunswick resident Norman Leger. Shadows Myster (Kenny Arsenault) got up for the show prize while third place went to Best Risque (Jason Hughes). The $2,400 afternoon feature was full of familiar tactics for Campbell and Eagle Jolt as the 10-year-old son of Village Jolt moved first over to wear down pacesetter Junebugs Baby (Myles Heffernan) and win by a half-length in 1:56.2. Junebugs Baby was second with Narragansett (Hughes) third. Eagle Jolt is owned by Wilbur and Marie MacDonald of Orwell Cove. Campbell, who leads the Summerside driving colony with 15 wins this season, had his two other visits to the winner's circle with Ryans Allstar, his own trainee, in 1:58.1 and with Winrlosedrnkdaboze for trainer Earl Watts in 2:00.2. Watts also had a training double with Woodmere Luckypercy (Chappell) in 2:00.2. It was a day Devon Wallace of Alberton will never forget as he captured his first lifetime driving win aboard Im On Schedule off a pocket score of 2:01.1 at 22-1 odds for owner David Lewis of Alberton. Corey MacPherson had a driving triple on the card winning with Scotty Mach N in 1:56.3 for trainer Trevor Hicken of Montague, Souverain in 2:00.4 for owner-trainer Phil Sizer of Kensington and Brief Interlude in 2:01.1 for owner-trainer Paul Conway of Bonshaw. Live racing continues Thursday night at 6:30 P.M. at Red Shores Charlottetown. By Nicholas Oakes For Red Shores

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - The King of Island harness racing again reigned supreme during Maritime Breeder's elimination action for three-year-old pacers Saturday night at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Marc Campbell swept both $3,000 eliminations for three-year-old pacing fillies off the front end as a trainer-driver with Elektra Express posting the fastest divisional win with a 1:55.4 victory for owner Danica Ellis of Nova Scotia. Kinda Like Her (Kenny Arsenault) was second, with Traces Of Purple (Walter Cheverie) third and Tobins Secret (Earl Smith) finishing fourth to also earn her way into next Saturday's (June 17) Ken Starrat Memorial Maritime Breeder's final. Filly Forty Seven won the other split with a front end mission of 1:56.1 with trainer Campbell in the bike for owners Darryl MacLean of Winsloe, Katelyn Smallwood of Stratford, Corey Carver of Montague and Tanya Tremblett of Nova Scotia. Second place went to Bonzai Beach (Clare MacDonald) with Elm Grove Ladyluck (Gilles Barrieau) and Oceanview Beemer (Smith) also advancing to the championship final. In the three eliminations for three-year-old pacing colts, Island Energetic recorded the fastest time winning in 1:55.4 to give the Campbell stable a training and driving Saturday triple and the colt now boasts a six-race win streak. The three-year-old son of Articulator used first over tactics to wear down pacesetter Ashes To Ashes (Barrieau) and establish himself as the one to beat in Saturday's Doug Harkness Memorial Maritime Breeder's final for pacing colts. Island Energetic is owned by Grayland Farms and Bernadette Burgess, both of Nova Scotia. Ashes To Ashes was second with Nameisonthehalter (Corey MacPherson) getting the show prize and advancing to the final. Ic A Free Spirit was victorious in his elimination for trainer-driver-owner Ernie Laffin of Nova Scotia in 1:57.4. Carters Caper (MacDonald) was second with Cowboys Dont Cry (MacPherson) finishing third and earning a berth in the Maritime Breeder's Final. Complete Player and Mark Bradley converted a pocket ride into a trip to the winner's circle in his $3,000 elimination for trainer Tom Weatherbie and owner David Kennedy of Charlottetown. The 1:56.3 mile saw Tobinator (MacPherson) finish second with Johnny Moe (Campbell) finishing third but failing to advance to Saturday's final as the slowest third place finisher in the three eliminations. The preferred pace saw Give Em Heck upset the field as the longest shot on the board. At 11-1 odds, Barrieau mapped out a perfect two-hole trip to brush past pacesetter Adkins Hanover (MacPherson) late in the 1:55.3 mile while Oh To Be Me (Gary Chappell) finished third. Colin Sheppard of Newfoundland owns the six-year-old pacer with Jackie Matheson doing the training. Bradley, Barrieau and Ken Murphy all recorded driving doubles on the card while Matheson had a pair of training victories. Live racing continues at Red Shores Charlottetown Thursday night at 6:30 P.M. and Saturday with a 6 P.M. first race post time. Mando Fun Repeats At Summerside; Grand Slam For Campbell The Sunday afternoon feature saw Mando Fun victorious again this week at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway. Dale Spence drove the four-year-old son of Badlands Hanover for co-owner and trainer Paul Biggar of Tyne Valley and co-owner Donald Callbeck of Kensington to a 1:57.4 victory. D Bs Rosco (Kenny Arsenault) did all the roadwork in the $2,300 event laying down fractions of 28.2, 59.1 and 1:28.2 before being collared late and finishing second with Narragansett (Jason Hughes) getting the show prize. Mando Fun's win gave Spence a Sunday driving double as he visited the winner's circle earlier on the program with Woodmere Fools Son in 2:02.4. Rash B Havior recorded the fastest mile of the program with a 1:57.1 victory as part of a driving grand slam for leading driver Marc Campbell. Owner Mike Peters of Emyvale also trains the seven-year-old son of Lis Mara as he recorded his 24th lifetime win with all but one of those victories coming under Peters' tutelage. The first-over Sunday afternoon journey turned into a four-and-three-quarter length victory for Rash B Havior over Instant Shadow (Hughes) and George (Walter Cheverie). Campbell's other three driving wins came aboard Sandinista in 1:58.1 for trainer Clair Sweet of O'Leary, Bet Er All in 1:58.2 for trainer Ralph Sweet of O'Leary and The Jig Is Up in a 2:01.2 maiden breaking performance for trainer Earl Watts of Hampshire. Watts had a training triple of his own on the afternoon card as he teamed up with driver Gary Chappell for a pair of victories with Woodmere Lukypercy in 2:02 and Windemere Rene in 2:01.1. Windemere Johny, trained by Phil Sizer, was another Chappell winner as part of a Sunday afternoon driving triple for the Charlottetown horseman. For complete results go to By Nicholas Oakes For Red Shores

SUMMERSIDE, PE - The best three-year-old pacers in The Maritimes invaded Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway Sunday afternoon and the 'King' of Island harness racing continued his red hot streak and stole the show. Marc Campbell has been on a roll in Island racing action in recent weeks and continued the trend Sunday afternoon as he won five stakes races on the program from his own stable. The card featured three-year-old pacing fillies competing in four divisions of the Ruby Chappell Memorial Stakes and three-year-old pacing colts facing off in the Bob Dewar Memorial Stake. Campbell trainees captured three Chappell divisions with Elektra Express winning the fastest split in 1:56.3 for the trainer-driver and owner Danica Ellis of Nova Scotia. Campbell's other Ruby Chappell victories came aboard Elm Grove Ladyluck in 1:57.1 and Filly Forty Seven in 1:57.4. The other $6,550 filly division was claimed by Kinda Like Her in 1:58.1 as part of a driving triple for Kenny Arsenault. In Bob Dewar action, Campbell went down the highway with Island Energetic in 1:56.3 to extend the colt's win streak to five-in-a-row and keep him undefeated on the season. The three-year-old son of Articulator is owned by Paul Gray and Bernadette Burgess of Nova Scotia. Ryans Allstar also won his $6,550 Dewar division in 1:57.3 for Campbell, while the other divisions were won by Tobinator in 1:58.3 for driver Corey MacPherson and trainer Trevor Hicken, and Complete Player in 1:56.3 as he remains unbeaten in stakes action so far in the 2017 season. Complete Player is driven by Mark Bradley for trainer Tom Weatherbie and owner David Kennedy of Charlottetown. The $2,400 Preferred pace was won by Heart And Soul in 1:56.1 for trainer-driver Clare MacDonald of Nova Scotia and local owner Riley Farms Ltd., of Summerside. For complete results go to By Nicholas Oakes For Red Shores

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - The King was back in harness racing action Thursday night capturing both Open events at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Marc Campbell scored wins as trainer and driver in the $2,250 Open Mares Pace and the $1,700 Open Trot. Freddie bested his trotting rivals with a first-over score in 1:59.3 for owner Three Wisemen Stable of Kingston. Holy Molie Maggie (Gary Chappell) grabbed second with I Aint No Lady (Corey MacPherson) finishing third. Woodmere Articblue was the other half of the Campbell double with a 1:57.4 victory in the Open Mares pace for owners Tanya Tremblett and Stevi Jardine of Nova Scotia. Prettyndangerous (Adam Merner) was second in her East Coast debut while third place went to Shadows Mystery (Kenny Arsenault). The Mike McGuigan stable had a large night at the capital oval with three winners for the trainer-driver all for owner Jamie Whalen of Vernon Bridge. McGuigan scored with Bet Er All in 2:00.2, Internal Check in 1:58.1 and Ameriquel in 1:59.2. Ameriquel is the only of the three Whalen does not solely own, as he shares ownership with Ingham Jenkins of Charlottetown. Oh To Be Me won the featured pacing event in 1:57.4 for trainer-driver-owner Chappell of Charlottetown, over Elm Grove Kaboom (Earl Smith) and Simon Said (MacPherson). Live racing continues Saturday evening at 6 P.M. in Charlottetown and Sunday at 1 P.M. at the Summerside Raceway. By Nicholas Oakes For Red Shores

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - All the King's horses and all the King's men helped put another large night together again for harness racing driver Marc Campbell Saturday at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Nicknamed the "King" of the capital oval, Campbell scored six wins on the 10-dash card including the fourth win-in-a-row for talented three-year-old stakes prospect Island Energetic for one of four wins on the card from his own stable. The colt scored in 1:56.2 for trainer-driver Campbell and owners Bernadette Burgess and Grayland Farm of Nova Scotia to remain perfect on the season. Campbell won earlier on the card with fellow trainees Elm Grove Ladyluck in 1:58.4 and Johnny Moe in 2:00.1 then closed the program out with Hickory Chumley 1:59.1. The "King's" other winner's circle visits came aboard Yankee No More in 2:01.1 for trainer Darren Smith of Rocky Point and Rustlemewithevny in 2:01 for conditioner Neil Bambrick of Charlottetown. Mr Irresistible gained the lead in the ongoing grudge match with Adkins Hanover in the $2,250 preferred pace. Adkins Hanover made a break at the start but still managed to find himself on front after fractions of 28.3, 57.1 and 1:26.2 before succumbing to pressure late to finish fifth and subsequently be placed sixth for an extended break. Mr Irresistible was able to pick up all the pieces to score a 1:56.1 win for driver Jason Hughes, trainer Jennifer Trainor and owner Danny Birt of Stratford. Second place went to Junebugs Baby (Myles Heffernan) with Starcastic (Brian MacPhee) rounding out the $328.90 triactor. Also on the card, Thebestofme was a winner in 1:59.4 to give new owner Megan Lewis of St. Peter's Bay, who co-owns with sister Mallory Lewis, her first career victory. Gary Chappell drove the grey pacer for trainer Kyle Wilkie. By Nicholas Oakes For Red Shores

He has cemented his place as the most dominant harness racing driver in the history of Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park but the beat goes on for Marc Campbell. First race post time is 12:30 P.M. for the 16-dash card with Campbell sitting behind the presumptive favorite in the race 15 feature. The Winsloe driver broke his own all-time dash win record during last Saturday's program and now has three cards left to pad his total. Owned by Wilbur and Marie MacDonald of Orwell, Eagle Jolt has drawn post 6 in a field of seven featured pacers after playing bridesmaid to the dominant duo of D Gs Camme and Drivingthedragon N in recent weeks. With those top pacers absent in this week's $2,100 event, Eagle Jolt will face off with Forever Paradise (Driven by Corey MacPherson) from post 7 along with Smiley Bayama, who gets a heaping pile of post relief drawing the rail for reinsman Adam Merner. Race analyst Les MacIsaac is taking a different angle, as he looks to Smiley Bayama to regain the form that saw him race the top echelon of free-for-all pacers earlier this year. "He's been battling outside posts for the past couple of months so landing on the pylons is a big break," MacIsaac said of Smiley Bayama. "Since he shouldn't have nearly as much work to do late with a better beginning almost assured, he'll be hard to deny." Other entries include Woodmere Articblue (Ryan Desroche), Best Risque (Jason Hughes), IDK (Vincent Poulton) and Rash B Havior (Ken Murphy). The East Coast's top trotters square off in race 4 of the program with Campbell yet again favoured with Freddie from post 7 for owners Three Wisemen Stable of Cornwall. Carrying a $1,850 purse, the Open trot will again see Freddie face Holy Molie Maggie after trading blows in recent weeks. Gary Chappell drives Holy Molie Maggie for trainer and co-owner owner Jeff Holmes of Orwell and co-owner Trevor MacDonald of Vernon Bridge. The afternoon finale sees Jetta Flys ride a three-race win streak into the $1,600 race for driver MacPherson, who has been undefeated since teaming up the pacer, along with trainer and co-owner Stephen Quinn of Stratford and co-owner John Quinn of Charlottetown. For race programs, top picks and broadcast go to By Nicholas Oakes For Red Shores

It was a historic Saturday afternoon harness racing card at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park as Marc Campbell notched his 131st driving victory of the 2016 season at Red Shores Charlottetown to set a new record for most wins in a single season. Campbell had been sitting on the win for an entire week and couldn't sit any longer, as he took charge with his own trainee Freddie in the Race 4 Open Trot. Campbell floated him off the wings in a six horse field from post six, riding the outside until the half and then clearing the fraction setter to drive on for the record setting victory. The Three Wisemen Stable are the owners of the 16 time winner in 2016. The ink on the record books was hardly dry when Campbell started to add to the record, scoring with Female Finesse later in the card to set the current total at 132. The 'King of Island Racing', who was recently nominated for the O'Brien Award for Horsemanship picked up his 200th driving victory on the season and his 63rd training victory with the win. The 'Blue Knight' and his dragon, Drivingthedragon N went to battle in the Saturday afternoon feature race and returned victorious once again. Handicapped with the outside post 8, it didn't take long for driver Jason Hughes to cross the mare over to the lead and dictate the pace. The daughter of Sutter Hanover picks up her second straight feature victory and third in her last four starts. Donald MacRae owns the ten time winner for 2016 who laid down fractions of :29.1, :59.3, 1:30 before closing it out in 1:59. A pair of Dusty Lane Farms employees enjoyed multiple wins at the office on Saturday, Donnie MacNeill scored a training and driving double and Corey MacPherson scored a driving triple closing out the afternoon card with Jetta Flys who picked up his third straight victory. The afternoon handle was $43,717. By Bo Ford

Don't bother printing off a copy of the record book at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park because harness racing driver Marc Campbell is ready to rewrite the whole thing. The 16-dash card gets underway at 12:30 P.M. with Campbell driving in 12 races as he searches for win number 131 of the capital oval racing season. The 'King' of Island Racing set the current record of 130 dash wins as a driver during the 2012 Charlottetown racing season, and currently has tied that mark so far in 2016. The new record could be set in race 1 on the program, as the recently O'Brien award nominated Campbell drives race favorite Ideal Lifestyle from post 3 for owners Darla Jay of Charlottetown and Shelly Wilkie of Stratford. The race 4 Open Trot has another Campbell favorite as his own trainee, Freddie, leaves from post 6 in the field of as many for owner Three Wisemen Stable of Cornwall. The $1,850 event also has Frill Seeker fresh off a win for Kenny Arsenault from post 4 and Holy Molie Maggie and Gary Chappell from post 5 after defeating Freddie on Nov. 26. The race 15 featured pace has Drivingthedragon N favored again while handicapped to the outside of the field of eight. Jason Hughes trains and drives the mare for owner Donald MacRae of Vernon Bridge. I D K has been playing the bridesmaid as he rides a streak of three second place finishes into the rail spot in the $2,300 race. The final dash of the program sees Jetta Flys ride his two race win streak into post 4 for co-owner and trainer Stephen Quinn of Stratford and co-owner John Quinn of Charlottetown. The eight-year-old son of Rambaran has been undefeated since teaming up with driver Corey MacPherson on horseperson's day on Nov. 26. He will face a tougher test this Saturday afternoon with Simon Said (Arsenault) drawing post 2, Jetster (Campbell) with rail control and Doing Some Damage (Brian MacPhee) shouldered with post 8. For race programs and top picks go to By Nicholas Oakes for Red Shores

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

It was the Marc Campbell show on Sunday at Red Shores Charlottetown and it was capped off courtesy of a harness racing feature race win with Eagle Jolt. The Winsloe resident capped off a grand slam with the nine-year-old son of Village Jolt winning the $2,300 Preferred. Minor Wisdom rocked the gate and laid down cut throat :27.3, :57 fractions before the pocket sitting Simon Said took over the lead. Drivingthedragon pushed the pace and took over the lead in mid stretch before Eagle Jolt nosed her out in 1:56.2. It was the 10th win on the season for the veteran pacer who will be a candidate for Aged Pacer of the year with over $15, 000 in the bankroll in 2016 for owners Wilbur and Marie MacDonald. The 'Campbell Watch' was under full watch on Sunday as he closes in on his 2012 dash title for most wins in a single season at Red Shores. Campbell drove into Sundays card with 119 seasonal winners and with the grand slam he moved to 123, just seven wins away. The Campbell show started early with his own trainee Island Energetic scoring in race 1, he followed up with Elm Grove Kaboom for Larry and Kathy Chappell in Race 3. Woodmere Terror a first time Campbell trainee also scored a front-end victory to give Campbell a training triple and give him a new seasonal best for most wins in a single season as a trainer at 58. Veteran reinsmen Kenny Arsenault enjoyed a driving double on the card scoring with American Captain from his own stable and with Kayas Sweetheart for Ralph Sweet. The afternoon handle was $26,618 on the 14-dash card. Racing returns to Red Shores Charlottetown next Saturday with a 12:30 start. By: Bo Ford

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

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

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