Campbell, Hughes share driver’s title for second year in a row

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Marc Campbell and Jason Hughes battled walked away tied in the driver standings with 113 wins each after the 11-dash card came on New Year’s Eve at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park.

The leading reinsmen went into the event with 111 winners each and both scored two victories to share the title for the second year in a row.

Campbell jumped to the lead with victories with Mr MacLeod for owner Mallory Lewis and trainer Kyle Wilkie in 2:02.1 and Winspun Rebel for trainer Vaughn Doyle and co-owners Darla Jay and Shelly Wilkie, Charlottetown. This trainer-ownership group also had their picture taken with Ideal Lifetstyle to celebrate a big night at the track.

Jason Hughes posted a driving double from his stable. Stayoutofmyaffair, owned by Simon Hughes, took Race 7 in 2:00. The Stratford native was able to climb back to the top with Campbell in the standings by winning the final race of 2015 with Silverhill Blaze in 1:59.1. Donald MacRae owns the pacer, who notched his seventh win from 35 starts.

DBS Rosco, owned by Wendell and Robbie Shaw, Summerside, and Derek Folland, Kensington, captured the New Year’s Eve feature for driver Kenny Arsenault in an impressive 1:57.2. Eagle Jolt was second while Sam completed the triactor. It was Arsenault’s third winner of the night.

Corey MacPherson also recorded a driving double on the special race presentation. The wager was $46,684.

 

Compiled by Red Shores marketing, brands and PlayWise manager Lee Drake.

 

CDP Results

Harness racing results from Thursday at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park.

Race 1 – Thisgirlcanhunt (C. MacPherson) 9.30 5.40 4.70; Fan Regal (G. Chappell) 3.60 2.70; O U Megga Legs (W. MacKay) 5.50.

Times: 29.2, 102, 133.4, 204. Also ran: A Littlegirlsdream, Bold Harrods, Centurion Sue, The Queens Jubilee. Winning horse owned by Mike Ramsay, Summerside. Exactor 4-1 $60.30; Triactor 4-1-7 $126.60; Superfecta 4-1-7-6 $123.40.

Race 2 – P L Faststrike (C. MacPherson) 6.20 2.20 2.10; Spirit Of America (J. Hughes) 2.20 2.20; Putnams Snap (N. Bambrick) 4.20.

Times: 30.2, 101.4, 131.4, 200.2. Also ran: Dragons Fire, Oakrock Almighty. Winning horse owned by Blenise Young, Long Point, N.S.; and Jeffrey Campbell, Calgary. Exactor 1-4 $9.80; Triactor 1-4-2 $52.50; Superfecta 1-4-2-3 $26.30.

Race 3 – A Fiesty X Ample (S. Quinn) 8.10 2.50 2.10; Gracious Minnie (M. Campbell) 2.80 2.20; South Cove Pearl (S. Bernard) 2.60.

Times: 29.2, 100.2, 130, 200.3. Also ran: Milla Road, Mattadors Rose, M D Caseys Charm, R Es Kate, Gascoigne Dickie. Winning horse owned by Douglas Matheson, Mount Albion; and Jessica Hawkins, Charlottetown. Exactor 4-1 $6.70; Triactor 4-1-2 $28.20; Superfecta 4-1-2-5 $41.15.

Race 4 – Mr Macleod (M. Campbell) 7.60 3.20 2.90; Pictonian Zena (S. Bernard) 3.40 3.20; Julep Hanover (W. Myers) 7.60.

Times: 29.2, 101, 131, 202.1. Also ran: Reincarnate, Honor Roll, Richlyn Yogi, Gramercy Hanover, Night Talker. Winning horse owned by Mallory Lewis, St Peters Bay. Exactor 4-5 $18.90; Triactor 4-5-1 $187.60; Superfecta 4-5-1-2 $99.71.

Race 5 – Prince Sharka (B. MacPhee) 4.30 3.00 2.50; Million Teen (C. MacPherson) 10.30 6.70; Just A Professor (W. Sorrie) 9.00.

Times: 28.4, 58.3, 129.2, 200.1. Also ran: Bumpsandbruises, Astor Shark, My Uncle Pete, Solanos Dragon, Geepers Creepers. Winning horse owned by Trevor Easter, Morell. Exactor 2-8 $31.40; Triactor 2-8-7 $881.40.

Race 6 – Windsun Rebel (M. Campbell) 5.30 2.90 2.30; Oh To Be Me (G. Chappell) 6.50 3.80; Onehotvett (W. Sorrie) 2.80.

Times: 29.4, 59.2, 129.4, 200.1. Also ran: Blue Star Outlaw, Leaveitwithme, Every Day, Woodmere No Fool, C J Bluefin.

Winning horse owned by Darla Jay, Charlottetown; and Shelly Wilkie, Stratford. Exactor 2-8 $23.20; Triactor 2-8-5 $65.50; Superfecta 2-8-5-4 $200.50.

Race 7 – Stayoutofmyaffair (J. Hughes) 9.50 4.20 2.50; Celebrate Your Bet (S. Quinn) 7.20 2.70; C L La Rousse (C. MacPherson) 2.30.

Times: 29.2, 100.1, 129.3, 200. Also ran: Barrett Jackson, Starlight Violet, Lucksgottachange. Winning horse owned by Simon Hughes, Stratford. Exactor 6-4 $45.90; Triactor 6-4-1 $123.10; Superfecta 6-4-1-3 $109.60.

Race 8 – The Big Bite (K. Arsenault) 9.60 4.50 2.40; Unstoppable Speed (C. MacPherson) 2.30 2.10; Lyndale Royal (M. Campbell) 2.10.

Times: 28.2, 58.4, 128.4, 158.3. Also ran: Bunny Mach, Whitesand Artist, Goodmorningmister. Winning horse owned by John Arsenault, Donna McIver and Edward Blaisdell, P.E.I.; and Deborah Wilson, Nova Scotia. Exactor 4-5 $31.40; Triactor 4-5-1 $37.50; Superfecta 4-5-1-3 $56.40.

Race 9 – Ideal Lifestyle (K. Arsenault) 25.50 10.00 12.20; Westedge Artist (W. MacKay) 32.00 11.50; Dusty Lane Diego (C. MacPherson) 4.00.

Times: 28.4, 58.1, 129.3, 201. Also ran: Beckenbauer, Cloudy Bay, Wandasbettorchoice, Perfect Escape. Winning horse owned by Darla Jay, Charlottetown; and Shelly Wilkie, Stratford. Exactor 3-ALL $28.20; Triactor 3-5-4 $1,223.15.

Race 10 – Dbs Rosco (K. Arsenault) 9.60 4.10 2.70; Eagle Jolt (M. Campbell) 3.80 3.00; Sam (J. Hughes) 5.20.

Times: 27.3, 56.4, 127.2, 157.2. Also ran: Smiley Bayama, Likely To Win, Prince Adam. Winning horse owned by Derek Folland, Wendell and Robbie Shaw, P.E.I. Exactor 3-2 $24.20; Triactor 3-2-1 $75.10; Superfecta 3-2-1-6 $332.15.

Race 11 – Silverhill Blaze (J. Hughes) 4.30 2.10 2.10; Pictonian Storm (W. Sorrie) 3.90 2.70; Superbo Hanover (G. Hennessey) 2.10.

Times: 28.4, 100, 129.3, 159.1. Also ran: Invader M, Hurricane Hill, Jamantha, Bold Arrow, Windemere Stanley. Winning horse owned by Donald MacRae, Vernon Bridge. Exactor 6-4 $20.50; Triactor 6-4-3 $72.40; Superfecta 6-4-3-5 $64.81; DD 3-6 $35.20.

 

Wager – $46,684.

Geographic location: Charlottetown Driving Park, Charlottetown, Stratford Summerside Kensington

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