Dusty Lane Galaxy sets new track record in Inverness

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Island-based Atlantic Sires Stakes two- and three-year-old trotters provided exciting harness racing action at Inverness Raceway in Inverness, N.S., on Wednesday, including setting a new track record for three-year-old trotters.

Dusty Lane Galaxy took the new track record when he crossed the finish line in 2:03.4 with driver-trainer Gary Chappell in the bike. The bay trotting gelding is owned by Peter Buchanan of North Wiltshire, and the estate of George Boswall of Frenchfort.

The other three-year-old trot event on the evening card went to B J Comanche and driver Clare MacDonald in 2:04.2 for owner-trainer Bert Honkoop of Montague.

The two-year-old trotters also had a chance to shine as Tyne Valley and driver Mike Stevenson captured first place honours in their event in 2:11.1 for owners William and Scott Roloson of Belfast, Kristi Pickering of Charlottetown.

The second two year-old trotting event went to Paymenowpaymelater and driver Kenny Arsenault in 2:06.4 for owner Wade Peconi of Stanchel.

The two-year-old pacing fillies also strutted their stuff at the Inverness oval led by Woodmere Dancenart and driver-trainer Clare MacDonald who won their A division event in 2:01.2 for owners Morah Kerr of Greenfield, N.S., and Phonsie MacEachern of Port Hood, N.S.

The other A division event on the race card went to Jann Down and driver Gilles Barrieau in 2:01.4 for the Downey Stables of Quispamsis, N.B.

I Can Do Anything crossed the finish line first in the lone B division event with owner-driver-trainer Keith Ford in the bike. Gordon Neill of Charlottetown shares the ownership papers on the two-year-old filly.

Atlantic Sires Stakes racing action continues with a full slate of events at the Charlottetown Driving Park during Old Home Week.

Geographic location: Inverness, North Wiltshire, Tyne Valley Belfast Greenfield Port Hood Charlottetown Charlottetown Driving Park

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