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The Big Bite, with Walter Cheverie catch-driving, pulled off an upset to win the Friday night feature event at the harness racing meeting at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The time of the mile was 1:57.3.   Forever Paradise (Gilles Barrieau) found racing room late to finish second while Waterside Light (Kenny Arsenault) completed the triactor.   The 2-5-1 combination paid $449.25.   The Big Bite is owned by Jack Arsenault, Charlottetown, Donna McIver, Edward Blaisdell and Deborah Wilson.   Thane Arsenault is the trainer.   Incredibility nosed out Kims PJ to win the opening trot class on the card for driver Marc Campbell, trainer Earl Watts and owners Wade Peconi, Stanchel, PE and Windemere Farm, North Wiltshire, PE, while Frill Seeker and Kenny Arsenault landed on the line first to take the second trot division in 2:01.4. Arsenault did the driving for Ebbsfleet Stables, Stratford, Ontario. Arsenault, Campbell, Cheverie and Corey MacPherson recorded driving doubles. Racing returns Saturday in Charlottetown. Post time is 6m. Red Shores Summerside hosts the Lady Slipper and Joe O'Brien stakes Sunday at 1pm. Lee Drake

Cambest Kisser was able to hold off The Big Bite to win the Thursday night feature in a sparkling 1:56.1 at the harness racing meeting at  Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park.   Jason Hughes, who recorded a driving triple on the program with the victory, engineered the trip for owners Donald and Steven MacRae, Vernon Bridge.   Blue Chip Sunshine rallied to finish third. Driver Walter Cheverie and trainer Joe Smallwood teamed up to win both trot events on the card. JK Blaze won the three-year-old division while stable-mate JK Queen, co-owned by Smallwood and Norman Clarey, Charlottetown, PE, went gate to wire for a 2:02 score. Racing returns Saturday. Post time is 6pm. Red Shores Summerside will their final card before Old Home Week Sunday at 1pm. Corey MacPherson had a driving double on the program. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca Lee Drake    

A winning streak will come to an end in the race three trotting feature on Thursday night at the harness racing meeting at Charlottetown Driving Park First race post time is 7 pm for the 13-dash card at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The $1,450 event might as well be called a preview for the Atlantic Breeder's Crown coming up in October as the best three-year-old trotters on the East Coast are set to do battle. JK Blaze has been perfect so far in 2015 for driver Walter Cheverie and owner-trainer Joe Smallwood of Stratford while Paymenowpaymelater takes her two-for-two unbeaten 2015 season to the table for driver Marc Campbell, trainer Earl Watts and owner Wade Peconi of Stanchel. Add Atlantic Breeders Crown champion Tyne Valley (William Roloson) from post 1 and Summerside Raceway track record holder Suicide Shift (Steven Shepherd) to the mix and it could be anyone's race in the eight horse field. A red hot pacer will look to start a new winning streak in the Thursday night pacing feature. The Big Bite has drawn post 4 in the race 12 Preferred 2 for a purse of $2,200 with Kenny Arsenault in the bike for trainer Thane Arsenault and owners Jack Arsenault, Donna McIver and Edward Blaisdell of P.E.I. and Deborah Wilson of Nova Scotia. The six-year-old son of Shark Gesture has two straight wins in 1:58 before being nosed out in his latest start in a blistering 1:55.3 to Forever Paradise. The Big Bite has dodged that foe this week and gains the support of race analyst Les MacIsaac. "He seems to be peaking at the right time with Old Home Week approaching," MacIsaac said of The Big Bite. "He currently offers a not worse than second record from his last three starts and gets home consistently in 28 seconds. He could be sitting on a big one." Cambest Kisser (Jason Hughes) shows some sharp race lines from post 3 while brothers Vincent and Gary Poulton send out Tempo Seelster from post 1 and Cabo Pan Lucas from post 5. The ultra- consistent Cabo Pan Lucas has 11 top three finishes from just 13 starts so far in 2015 and has the services of Danny MacDonald in the bike. Newcomer Blue Chip Sunshine has post 7 in the feature with Gilles Barrieau for owners Milton Young of Newfoundland and trainer Mick Dunn. The American Ideal six-year-old has all ready taken a mark of 1:55.1 this year over the half-mile oval at Flamboro Downs in Ontario. The field also includes Likely To Win (Adam Merner), Jersey Joe (Gary Chappell) and J Rs Hurricane (Corey MacPherson). Lee A. Drake

Summerside, PE - Red Shores Summerside staged two divisions of the Atlantic Aged Mares pacing series on Sunday. The harness racing event is presented by Standardbred Canada and Red Shores. The first split marked the return of Ramblinglily and she didn't disappoint. The mare, trained by Allan Jones for his co-owner Norman Leger, Shediac, NB, burst off the gate to wire the field for Walter Cheverie in a new race record time of 1:55.4 for the five-year-old pacer. Dirt Track Momma was second with newcomer Lucksgottachange third. It was Cheverie's third winner on the day as he teams up with Long Run Exploration to raise money for Joyriders in the Drive for Charity promotion. The second division was won by Brodys Leona and Corey MacPherson after they were able to shake loose to find racing room to score in 1:58.2 over a rain soaked oval. The mare is owned by Kerry and Emily Taylor and Lisa Richards. Willow Warrior closed hard to grab second while Roca Rei was third. MacPherson kept rolling off the wins taking the afternoon feature with J RS Hurricane in 1:58 and the finale with veteran pacer Life Savior to record his 53rd lifetime triumph. On other action, Lisfinny, owned by Mary Jane and Jay Noye, Pleasant Valley, notched her 35th lifetime victory in race 4. Norris Rogers was in the bike for the milestone. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca By Lee Drake

Big Surf took his A game to Red Shores Summerside on Sunday winning the feature preferred pace in 1:54.3.   Steven Shepherd got the call to catch-drive the Trevor Hicken trainee and they put the field away early when co-favorite and stable-mate All Turain made a break leaving the gate. Shepherd rolled the pacer through fractions of 27.4, 56.3 and 1:25.2.   It was Big Surf’s second win in a row for owner Burkie By The Bay stables and Perry Burke, QC. Outside The Wire (Jason Hughes) was second with Motorino (Terry Gallant) third.   The Drive for Charity promotion had a big day with participating drivers Walter Cheverie, Ken Murphy and Brian MacPhee recording driving doubles.   Cheverie and Long Run Exploration are supporting Joyriders with money earned from their victories aboard Athletic Putnam and Blu Meadow Willie.   JR’s Hurricane, with Murphy in the bike, won the back-up class in an impressive 1:55.2 for Jean Charles Belliveau stable. Murphy added more money to the Rodd Hotels & Resorts’ charity Hospice PEI when he rallied with Woodmere Fools Son for his second winner.   MacPhee, who is partnering with Ocean 100 to raise money for the Olivia Ruth MacLeod memorial for music performance, scored with Bignprecious and Pembroke Fella. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca Lee Drake

Charlottetown, PE - Carnivore and harness racing driver Walter Cheverie made every move count to win the top class in a dramatic four horse finish Saturday night at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Cheverie mapped out the trip by getting away third from post 6 but ran into some traffic problems after being shuffled and locked in along the pylons fifth on route to the three-quarter pole. The duo remained patient finding a seam to get into the outside flow as the field headed for the final turn. Then, instead of tipping outside, Cheverie waited until My Lucky Killean (Gary Chappell) faded enough for him to take the Maryn Webster trainee back to the inside and blast up the passing lane to out gun pace-setter Cabo Pan Lucas (Danny MacDonald), Tempo Seelster (Vince Poulton) and a fast closing All Turain (Corey MacPherson) in the lane. The 1:57.2 victory was Carnivore's (Real Desire) third score from four starts in the spring meet for Valleygrove Farms of Kensington. All Turain was second with Cabo Pan Lucas, who laid down fractions of 27.2, 57.3 and 1:27.2, remaining strong for third. The 6-5-2 triactor paid $41.90. Camcun, owned by Jeff Holmes, Orwell and Trevor MacDonald, Vernon Bridge, won the finale giving Cheverie the late double. Pleasure Girls ran away with the trot division leveling the competition by 17 lengths for driver-trainer Ron Gass and owner Shelly Gass, Cornwall. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca Lee Drake

Charlottetown, PE - Carnivore won the Saturday night harness racing feature in front of a packed house at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Walter Cheverie mapped out the winning drive tracking 5th in the early part of the mile as they watched a speed duel unfold between IDK (Mark Bradley) and My Lucky Killean (Gary Chappell) through opening fractions. The timer tripped the opening quarter-mile station in 27.3 which resulted in the first "Boom-just like that" of the spring meet from track announcer Vance Cameron. The track crew had the racing surface in great shape. Cheverie put the Marvyn Webster trainee in the outside flow to the half in 56.4 and advanced to fourth past the next panel in 1:27. Carnivore used his flashy finished kick for a one length victory for his second win from three starts. Outside The Wire (Jason Hughes) was second with Cabo Pan Lucas (John Holmes) completing the triactor. The 8-5-4 combination paid $557.70. Driver Terry Gallant had a driving triple on the card. The Summerside pilot had his first picture taken with Arnold Dick for his co-owners Michael Gallant and the Cameron stables of Summerside. Fly With Max, owned by Wade Peconi, Stanchel and Nicholas Peconi, Lakefield, Ontario, and Motorino, who made a three-high move down the backstretch on route to his victory, were also part of the hat-trick for Gallant. Motorino is owned by Gallant and former Standardbred Canada director Eric Johnston of Summerside. Pleasure Girls won the open trot for Corey MacPherson, owner Shelley Gass and trainer Ron Gass in 2:02. MacPherson also won with Invader M in an impressive 2:00 score. The filly is trained by Kevin MacLean for owner Reg MacPherson, Stratford. Kenny Arsenault had a driving double opening the card with Fleurje for trainer Nicholas Oakes and closed the program aboard The Big Bite for conditioner Thane Arsenault. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca      

Charlottetown, PE - Carnivore and driver Walter Cheverie have been established as the race favorites in the featured event Saturday at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. First race post time for the 12 dash harness racing card is 6pm. The top class will be called to the starting gate at 8:51 PM AST with Carnivore lining up from post 5. The Marvyn Webster trainee blasted off cover last week with a 28 second closer to secure the victory. Runner-up Tempo Seelster, with Vince Poulton in the bike, will leave from post 3 while another Poulton stable star Cabo Pan Lucas gets the rail for driver Danny MacDonald, trainer Gary Poulton and his co-owner Alan Walker, Charlottetown. The race also stars Outside the Wire who completed the triactor in his last outing for Jason Hughes and JR's Hurricane (Gary Chappell) who had a fourth place finish on his chart line. Two newcomers from the Edward Harvey stable ship in to compete in the top level. Harvey will handle Darth Bader while Steven Shepherd gets the call to drive American Terror. Motorino makes his first start in race 7 after two impressive qualifiers for Terry Gallant and his co-owner Eric Johnston of Summerside. The four-year-old could start his spring meet where he ended in the winter meet in the winner's circle. Lyndale Royal (Marc Campbell) and Van Zant (Ron Matheson) are also listed as triactor candidates. Fightmaster makes his Island debut after competing on the Ontario racing circuit. Mike McGuigan will drive the colt for his co-owner Jack Quinn in race 3. Customers have a long line of new promotions including the Super High 5, Pik 3 and Pik 4. On-track players will be offered the Pick 5, Wild Horses tags on races 2-12 with jackpots and Set for Summer promo where customers have a chance to qualify to win weekly prizes with the grand prize of $1,000 a week for 10 weeks being drawn on the first day of summer June 21, 2015. For race programs, Les's Picks or live broadcast go to www.redshores.ca or twitter at leedrake01 or red_shores Lee A. Drake

Charlottetown, PE - Carnivore, under the command of harness racing driver Walter Cheverie, won the feature race during opening night of the spring meet Saturday at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Carnivore, owned by Valleygrove Farms, Kensington and trained by Marvyn Webster, turned back Tempo Seelster (Vince Poulton) for the victory in 1:57.3. Outside the Wire (Jason Hughes) was third. The 4-3-1 triactor returned $51.70. Torpedo Seelster and driver Corey MacPherson captured the opener with a 2:00 performance for trainer Ron Gass and owners Jim MacPhail and George Rogers, Alberta, Darcy Murphy, NB. MacPherson also scored with newcomer Useful Hanover from the Jason Sherry stable of Kensington. Driver Brian Andrew recorded a driving double on the program. Andrew was joined in the winner's circle by Ocean 100's Megan MacKinnon when he guided Every Day to victory in the 4th race. It was MacKinnon's top pick when she joined the broadcast team for a pre-race interview. Andreoli Hanover gave Andrew is second winner with a top effort in race 6. Mark Bradley was the winning trainer. Gary Chappell also climbed the driver standings scoring twice aboard Time To Get Jiggy for owner Paul Conway and My Lucky Killean from the Dr. Mary Mcniven stable of Nine Mile Creek. Wager for the 10 race program was $30,162. For complete results go to www.redshores.ca Lee A. Drake

Charlottetown, PE - The Jonah Moase stable has another pacing star back on Prince Edward Island to compete in the afternoon harness racing feature event Saturday at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Post time for the 14 dash program is 12:30pm. Modern Xhibt is the morning line favorite after coming off a dazzling 1:55 victory at Rideau Carlton racetrack in Ottawa last week. Moase secured the services of Walter Cheverie for the match-up which includes Forever Paradise (Marc Campbell) from post two. The horses will be battling for top honors with Forever Paradise sporting an impressive resume with eight top three finishes in his last nine assignments. The Jason Hughes operation has two entries with Cambest Kisser drawing the rail. Hughes has Kenny Arsenault listed to drive while he will handle Narragansett in the power-packed field. Veronicavermillion (Brian MacPhee) and Pictonian Storm (Wade Sorrie) are both capable of pulling off upsets in the race. Red Shores is teaming with Island Storm players on the afternoon program. The professional basketball team will be meeting fans and touring the paddock when they partner with horses and drivers for races 8 and 9. Billy Rush, a resident of Chicago, Illinois and plays forward with the squad, gets to cheer on favorite Artist List and driver Ken Murphy in race 8 while the Storm's Brandon Robinson drew the other favorite The Big Bite and driver Corey MacPherson in race 9. Trot specialist Frill Seeker will go after his fifth win in a row when he lines up behind the starting gate in race 3. Kenny Arsenault will do the driving for the Ebbsfleet stables. The rest of the field will try to spoil the party. They include I Aint No Lady (Brian MacPhee), JK Hustler (Walter Cheverie), Pleasure Girls (Corey MacPherson), JK Queen (Marc Campbell) and Caliban Hanover (Ron Gass). For entries, results and race programs go to www.redshores.ca Lee Drake

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

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - 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

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

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 - Touch of Lightning is going into the feature event as the one to beat Saturday at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The 13 dash harness racing program has a first race post time at 6pm. The five-year-old son of Articulator is coming off a three length 1:56.4 score for driver Earl Smith and owners Peter and Don Smith, Gerald Morrissey and Larry Chappell. He'll line up from post 4 in the 12th race top class that has Astor (Jason Hughes) and the fast closing Shock The Rock (Corey MacPherson) applying pressure from the outside of the gate. The power-packed field also stars Cabo Pan Lucas (Vince Poulton), McJestic (Walter Cheverie), Balanchine (Ron Matheson), Narragansett (Kenny Arsenault) and Red Rock (Gary Chappell). In other action, Stayoutofmyaffair drew the rail in the mares open for driver-trainer Jason Hughes and owner Robi Hughes of Stratford. The Hughes stable has been making headlines across Canada while showcasing .366 training average. Stayoutofmyaffair attempts back to back victories aiming for her ninth win of the campaign. For All We Know, owned by Bruce Wood, Marshfield, will try to spoil the party from post 4 for trainer Jackie Matheson. The Matheson stable also sends out General Luckypercy in this event. The open trot class has Zip The Lip going for his third win in a row in race 5. The Donald Sweet trainee has 15 top three finishes from 18 starts which includes six top prizes. Driver Brian MacPhee will need to work out the trip from post 6 with Abundaspin, who captured his 78th lifetime win on Thursday, charging away from the middle of pack post three. The teenager only has three months left in his incredible racing career which includes 64 seconds, 39 thirds and $479,780 in earnings. For the complete entries, race programs and live video go to www.redshores.ca Doucette Memorials highlight Summerside program Summerside, PE - Red Shores Summerside is set to stage an action packed harness racing program Sunday at 1pm. The program will honor Philip and Henry Doucette at the legendary Prince County Oval. Carnivore, owned by Valleygrove Farms and driven by Marvyn Webster, is the early favorite in the Philip Doucette memorial in race 12. The top class pays tribute to the Prince County Horsemen's Club president who passed away last year. DBS Rosco is riding a two race winning streak and is capable of knocking off the top choice for driver Kenny Arsenault and co-owners Wendell and Robbie Shaw and Derek Folland. Carrera Angel (Rocky Schurman), Blissful Bro (Gary Chappell) and veteran Blue Meadow Willie (Walter Cheverie) are all well poised to steal the show. Pictonian Press, Cambest Kisser and McMaverick complete the line-up. The Henry Doucette memorial is race 7 with Jersey Joe gunning for the top spot from post 2. Deanna Clow, New Haven and Mitchell Tierney, Roseneath, Ontario co -own the pacer who makes his 16th start for driver Jason Hughes. Ultimate Success and J V S Ring are also triactor candidates. Hughes moves from one live drive to another when he jumps on Beckenbauer in the afternoon back-up class in race 9. The $1,600 showdown puts Bad Date (Corey MacPherson) and Rash B Havior into contenders while Acra Beach Bajan and Athletic Putnam play role of spoilers. For complete entries, race programs and live video go to www.redshores.ca by Lee Drake, 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

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