CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — Southwind Arturo grew to become the quickest three-year-old trotter in Atlantic Canadian harness racing historical past on an evening the place observe data fell throughout Girl Slipper Stake motion at Pink Shores Racetrack and On line casino on the Charlottetown Driving Park.
Beneath the command of coach Marc Campbell, the three-year-old son of Muscle Hill left sharply in his Race 10 $7,500 Girl Slipper three-year-old trotting colt occasion as sophomore standout Up Helly AA (pushed by Ken MacDonald) minimize out the short splits of 28.4, 57.3 and 1:27.4.
Southwind Arturo sat second for these first fractions, then pocket-pulled on the three-quarter pole to take command and win by over three lengths in a brand new three-year-old observe and Atlantic trotting customary of 1:57.1.
Up Helly AA held gamely to complete second with a race timing of 1:57.4 as the primary Atlantic-bred three-year-old trotter to interrupt the 1:58 barrier over an Atlantic observe. Headline Howie (Mike McGuigan) was third.
Mabou Ridge held the previous observe file of 1:58.1 for three-year-olds. Robin Burke of Brackley owns Southwind Arturo in partnership with Natasha Campbell of Orwell.
Defriended held the file because the quickest three-year-old trotter ever on the japanese seaboard for 2 races with an open-length romp in 1:57.2 in Race 8 in a $7,500 Girl Slipper three-year-old filly trot class. Myles Heffernan Sr. was within the driver’s seat for the front-end run-away efficiency because the filly eclipsed her personal former 1:58.4 observe file for coach Myles Heffernan Jr., and proprietor Jackie Heffernan of Summerville.
Getting Allfiredup (Campbell) received a $7,500 three-year-old trotting colt division in 2:01.2 for owner-trainer Blayne White of South Pinette. Majian Salsa (Jim Ripley) received the opposite $7,500 three-year-old filly trot division in 2:03.1 for proprietor Marylea Ripley of Amherst, N.S.
Irish Ray continued his good two-year-old marketing campaign successful the lone $12,700 Girl Slipper two-year-old trotting colt occasion in 2:01.3 for trainer-driver Campbell and proprietor Three Wisemen Secure of Kingston. The son of Muscle By way of It has but to be defeated in six profession outings.
A $12,700 non-wagering Girl Slipper division for two-year-old trot fillies was held earlier than this system. Camco Erin was one of the best in a brand new 2:02 rookie filly observe file. Mike McGuigan trains and drives the My Mvp filly for proprietor Blue Diamond Racing of Emyvale.
The victory erased Unbelievable Hally’s 2:02.1 observe file for two-year-old filly trotters set in 2019.
Driver David Dowling had a triple on the night whereas coach Melissa Rennie and driver Adam Merner teamed up for a pair of victories.
Stay racing continues Pink Shores Charlottetown on Sept. 3 at 6 p.m.
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