At CDP on Saturday night
CHARLOTTETOWN – All Turain made his 2014 debut a winning one at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park on Saturday night.
Brodie MacPhee was in the bike in the $2,200 Race 11 feature for the 1:57 victory for co-owner and trainer Trevor Hicken of Montague and co-owner Lee Hicken of Charlottetown.
The five-year-old son of Tell All was sent off the gate, clearing to the lead at the 28-second first quarter, before laying down a 57.1 half and reaching the three-quarters in 1:27.
All Turain cruised home in 30 seconds to secure the victory over a hard-closing Perfect Escape (Ron Matheson) and third-place Touch Of Lightning (Earl Smith).
Camcun captured the $1,800 back-up pace in 1:58.4 with trainer-driver and co-owner Kenny Arsenault in the bike for co-owner Dan Belliveau of Halifax. Second went to PC Shockwave (Brian MacPhee), with J Rs Hurricane (Corey MacPherson) finishing third.
Howmacs Pride won the Race 3 trot class in 2:02.4 for a purse of $1,400 for trainer-driver Marc Campbell and owners Wade Peconi of Breadalbane and Howmac Farms of North Wiltshire.
Jason Hughes had a profitable night at the track, scoring a hat-trick from his own stable.
Hughes started off with a six-length 1:59.2 victory behind Say It Again Sam, who ships in from Ontario for owner Foxyhall Racing of Wallace, N.S. Jeramaya was a 1:59.4 winner for Hughes and owner Robi Hughes of Stratford, and Hughes and owner Foxyhall Racing teamed up again for a 1:58.3 victory with Narragansett in the evening finale.
Total bet for the 13-dash card was $27,839.
Live racing returns to Charlottetown Thursday evening at 7 p.m., followed by a Saturday card at 6 p.m.