SUMMERSIDE — Dusty Lane Galaxy and Taliesin extended their winning streaks during Lady Slipper Stakes action for trotters Wednesday night at Summerside Raceway.
Dusty Lane Galaxy, with Gary Chappell in the bike, opened the card with a gate-to-wire performance in 2:07.3 in the three-year-old division.
The victory was the trotter’s fourth win in a row for trainer Stacey Lund and owners Peter Buchanan and the Estate of George Boswell.
I C Caviar was second while Southfield Shadow finished third.
Taliesin pushed his winning streak to five races after stopping the timer in 2:05.3 in the $7,700 three-year-old category of the Lady Slipper.
Marc Campbell engineered the winning drive sending the son of Northern Bailey up the passing lane to secure the victory.
Taliesin is owned by Buntainwood Farm of Brackley Beach.
Campbell also drove Shadversary into the history books when the two-year-old Shadow Play colt set a new Summerside track record of 1:57.3 for the age group.
The colt is owned by Ultimate Stable and Barbara and William Crowley of New Brunswick. Sifroi Melanson is the trainer.
In other action, BJ Comanche (Clare MacDonald), Phantom Beau (Kenny Arsenault) and Oceanview Kate (Mike Stevenson) took top honours in their respective Lady Slipper divisions.
Tambora, with Daryl Jelley at the controls, won the 30th anniversary of the Peter Coughlin Memorial in 1:59.4 for owner Paul Trainer .
Rocco’s Cavallo won the $1,550 top class for Mark Bradley in 1:57.1.
Bradley, who had a driving triple on the night, handled the pacer for trainer Tyler Desroches of Summerside.
(Compiled by Lee Drake, marketing and sales manager; www.redshores.ca)