CHARLOTTETOWN – Nobestbfor, with owner-driver Walter Cheverie in the bike, won the feature event at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park on Thursday night.
Time of the mile was 1:56.3.
Cheverie sent the five-year-old pacer to the front through rated fractions of 28.1, 56.4 and 1:26.1, before putting away Machinthesand in deep stretch. Sterling Seelster was third. Nobestbfor paid $20.30 to win while the 3-6-4 triactor returned $525.50. It was Cheverie’s second winner of the program.
Pinner won the back-up class in 1:58.1, holding off a late-charging Roscoes Child for the victory. Marc Campbell did the driving for trainer Brian Ladner and his co-owners Kevin and Lillian Ladner of Charlottetown.
Doll R General was also part of the winning triactor. It was Campbell’s second winner of the card. The Island’s top driver ended the night with a driving triple.
Majian Chester and driver James Ripley claimed the trot class in 2:03.3. The gelding notched his fourth win of the season for owner Marylea Ripley of Amherst, N.S. Tymal Tyme finished second with JK Queen third.
Ron and Jackie Matheson recorded a driving and training double on the program. Kenny Arsenault also paraded two winners on the 12-dash card.
Racing returns with the Maritime Breeders final for two year-old colts and fillies on Saturday at 6 p.m. Red Shores at Summerside Raceway will feature the David Rose Memorial for the Fans Leg 2 on Sunday. Post time is 1 p.m.