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Action spread throughout tonight’s CDP card


Published on August 19, 2017

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CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – The Sobeys Gold Cup and Sauce is the feature event of tonight’s program at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park, but there is action spread throughout the day.

Tonight’s 14-dash card gets underway at 7 p.m. with the $3,500 Colonel Dan Trot lining up in Race 2 with Freddie (driven by Marc Campbell) renewing his rivalry with Osprey Impact (Walter Cheverie).

Beau Seelster is favoured in the Race 5 Alpine $5,000 claiming series for a purse of $6,900 with Campbell in the bike.

A pair of $10,000 Joe O'Brien gold divisions for three-year-old pacing colts line up in Races 8 and 11, while Ramblinglily is the favourite in the Race 12 $5,000 Spud Island Classic Open Mares Invitational with Walter Cheverie in the bike from Post 3.

Race 13 is the $5,000 Premier's Pace with Elm Grove Kaboom (Earl Smith) favoured off the rail over Post 3 starter Nogreatmischief (Cheverie) and Post 5's Adkins Hanover (Brett MacDonald).

The afternoon card has 13 dashes starting at 1 p.m. featuring the Joe O'Brien Grassroots stakes for three-year-old pacing colts.