Lucky Encounter won the Sunday afternoon feature in 1:57.4 at Red Shores at Summerside Raceway.
Norris Rogers, who was involved in an accident earlier in the card, mapped out the winning trip that included a three-wide charge down the backstretch. Outside the Wire (Jason Hughes) was second, with Ultimate Luck (Stephen Trites) completing the triactor.
Lucky Encounter is owned by Jeff Ferrish of Summerside and trained by Dale Sobey.
Marc Campbell had a hat trick on the afternoon, scoring with Ramadawn for trainer Philip DesRoches, Kaitlyn Rose from the Ralph Sweet stable in O’Leary and R Es Nancy, trained by Dana Sweet of Bloomfield Station.
A scary moment took place in Race 2, when Sendmeasign made a break and fell. Rogers was thrown to the track and hit by a trailing horse but wasn’t injured in the accident. Sendmeasign walked back to her stable.
Time to Get Jiggy (Gary Chappell) and Rock R Us (Campbell) were also involved, with no injuries being reported.
Rogers, Gilles Barrieau, Jason Hughes and Rocky Schurman notched driving doubles on the program.
The total live wager was $17,443.
Live racing returns to Summerside on Sunday, June 15, at 1 p.m.
Winning streak hits double digits for All Turain
All Turain used different tactics but the results were the same.
The Trevor Hicken-trainee, under the command of Brodie MacPhee, came off the pace to catch fraction setter Touch of Lightning in deep stretch to notch his 10th victory in a row in Saturday’s feature at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park.
Co-owner Lee Hicken, Charlottetown, was also in the winner’s circle for the presentation. The time of the mile was 1:58. Judge Jon finished third with Perfect Escape fourth.
Track announcer Vance Cameron laid out his top selections in the pre-race show going with the 6-2-4-3 combination nailing the exactor, triactor and even the superfecta with his picks.
MacPhee also scored with Machinthesand to record the fastest mile of the night of 1:56.1 for trainer Mark Bradley and his owners Noonan Holdings Ltd. – Russell and Karen Noonan, Middleton.
Bradley was in the driver’s seat aboard long-shot Presto Pegasus when they captured the open trot in 2:01.3. The trotter is owned by William Andrew, Calgary, and Rachel Andrew, Milton Station. Caliban Hanover finished second but was placed sixth for interference on favourite Abundaspin in the first turn. Pleasure Girls inherited second while Zip the Lip was moved up to third to complete the triactor.
Jason Hughes and Marc Campbell recorded driving doubles on the 12-dash card.
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