Chappell-driven trotter sets track record at Inverness Raceway

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INVERNESS, N.S. – Summerside native Gary Chappell drove Dusty Lane Galaxy to a track record for three-year-old trotters at Inverness Raceway on Wednesday evening.

Summerside native Gary Chappell and Dusty Lane Galaxy set a new track record for three-year-old trotters at Inverness Raceway on Wednesday night. Chappell Drove Dusty Lane Galaxy to a mile in 2:03.4.

Chappell, who also does the training, and Dusty Lane Galaxy stopped the clock in 2:03.4 during the Atlantic Sires Stakes.

Peter Buchanan of North Wiltshire and the Estate of George Boswall of Frenchfort own the bay gelding.

B J Comanche and driver Clare MacDonald won the other three-year-old trot event in 2:04.2 for owner-trainer Bert Honkoop of Montague.

The two-year-old trotters also had a chance to shine as the Mike Stevenson-driven Tyne Valley captured first-place honours in their event in 2:11.1. William and Scott Roloson of  Belfast and Kristi Pickering of Charlottetown own Tyne Valley.

The second two year-old trotting event went to Paymenowpaymelater and driver Kenny Arsenault in 2:06.4 for owner Wade Peconi of Stanchel.

 

Two-year-old trotters

The two-year-old trotters also had a chance to shine as the Mike Stevenson-driven Tyne Valley captured first-place honours in their event in 2:11.1. William and Scott Roloson of  Belfast and Kristi Pickering of Charlottetown own Tyne Valley.

The second two year-old trotting event went to Paymenowpaymelater and driver Kenny Arsenault in 2:06.4 for owner Wade Peconi of Stanchel.

 

Fillies

The two-year-old pacing fillies also strutted their stuff at the Inverness oval.

Woodmere Dancenart and driver-trainer Clare MacDonald won an A Division in 2:01.2 for owners Morah Kerr of Greenfield, N.S., and Phonsie MacEachern of Port Hood, N.S.

Jann Down and driver Gilles Barrieau won the A event in 2:01.4 for the Downey Stables of Quispamsis, N.B.

I Can Do Anything, with owner-driver-trainer Keith Ford in the bike, crossed the finish line first in the lone B Division. Gordon Neill of Charlottetown shares the ownership papers on the two-year-old filly.

Atlantic Sires Stakes’ action heats up again this weekend as a full slate of events will take place during Old Home Week at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park.

 

 

Geographic location: Charlottetown, Tyne Valley, Belfast North Wiltshire Greenfield Port Hood Charlottetown Driving Park

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