Leading Camdidate and driver Marc Campbell drew into the feature event after the late scratch of I D K to win Thursday at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park.
Fresh off a going-away victory in his last start, Leading Camdidate made a bold first-over move approaching the half and held on for the victory in 1:56.1 for owner Jeff Holmes and trainer John Holmes. Oakrock Almighty was flying on the end of it to nail the place prize and Beckenbauer was third.
On Glenn Taylor memorial night, grandson Corey MacPherson did his late grandfather proud, picking up victories with Trustmeonemoretime and Life Savior.
Worth Remembering and young gun Jack Panting made every call a winning one in the Glenn Taylor Memorial Pace. He fired the six-year-old Ken Warkentin pacer off of the gate in 28.3, and didn’t take his foot off of the gas pedal, laying down fractions of 58.2, 1:27.4 before stopping the timer in 1:58 for owner Steven Sorrie.
Juraez Cyclone picked up his first lifetime victory in the evening’s trot class. The three-year-old Broadway Hall colt was a going-away winner in 2:05.2 for co-owners John Breau and Paul Morrison.
Racing returns to the CDP Saturday at 6 p.m. featuring the first leg of the Spud Island Classic for Open Mares.
Compiled by Red Shores’ Bo Ford