TRURO, N.S. – Atlantic Sires Stakes for three-year-old pacing colts dominated Saturday’s program at Truro Raceway as part of Atlantic Grand Circuit Week harness racing action.
Mr. Vaive and driver Bernard McCallum captured the first of three $6,920 A Division events. The duo crossed the finish line in 2:02.2 for owners Peter, Gregory and Debbie Francis of Windsor, N.S.
Second-place honours went to Woodmere Artisan and driver Paul Langille, and third went to Silverhilldiamond and Gilles Barrieau.
Rancousy and driver Darren Crowe clocked the mile in 1:56 in taking the second A Division. Donald Charles Smith of Brookside, N.S., owns Rancousy.
Touch of Thunder and driver Earl Smith, and Super S Yzerman and Clare MacDonald rounded out the top three.
The final A Division on the evening card went to Just A Professor with Clare MacDonald in the bike in a time of 1:56.4 for owners Creston Gillis of Belle River, P.E.I., and Michael and John Clarey of Montague.
Rebelseven and driver Jason Hughes crossed the finish line second, and Tobins Fusion and Gilles Barrieau took third place.
Driver Danny Romo won both of the $2,500 B Division events with Wishes In The Rain and Romeo Lover.