INVERNESS, N.S. – A Kensington-owned filly set a new track record for three-year-old fillies at Inverness Raceway on Sunday afternoon.
Elm Grove Inarush clocked the impressive mile of 1:55.3 under the command of driver Mark Bradley in the first of two A divisions of the Atlantic Sires Stakes for three-year-old fillies. Each division featured a total purse pool of $9,380.
Blaine Thibeau, trainer Eddy Doucette, Gordon MacLeod and Grant Mann hold the ownership papers of Elm Grove Inarush.
Saulsbrook Alana and driver Marc Campbell captured the second A event in 1:56.4 for owner Reg MacPherson of Stratford.
Rhondas Example (2:01.1) and Happy To Scoot (2:03.3) won the two $2,500 B divisions. Mike Stevenson drove Rhondas Example for owner Jeff MacDougall of Montague, and Wade Sorrie was in Happy To Scoot’s sulky for owner Peggy Connors of Shediac Cape, N.B.
Atlantic Sires Stakes’ racing action returns to Inverness Raceway on Wednesday. The Atlantic Sires Stakes-Meridian Farms two- and three-year-old trotting events will be featured during the evening card of racing. Joining the trotters will be the Atlantic Sires Stakes for two-year-old pacing fillies.
Post time is 7:30 p.m.