Greatheart Hanover stops clock in 1:56.4
CHARLOTTETOWN – Greatheart Hanover captured the Thursday night feature for driver Jason Hughes at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park.
The Stephen Quinn-trainee posted back-to-back winning performances after touring the legendary oval in a swift 1:56.4. The Foxyhall Racing Stable of Summerside owns the five-year-old pacer.
Machinthesand rallied to get second, with Sterling Seelster third.
Two trot divisions were called to the starter in Races 3 and 5. BJ Carmalta, with Bert Honkoop in the bike, posted a performance to win the first race in 2:06.3. The mare turned back Hopedale Dora and Mile Hill Philly.
Sandhill Angel recorded her second win in a row for Kenny Arsenault and owner-trainer Glenn Claybourne of Charlottetown. Time of the mile was 2:04.2. Scarlet Patti was second, and Incredible Her Bee finished third.
St Lads Hot Rod, in line to Mark Bradley, gave Melissa Rennie her first training victory on the card.
Arsenault, Brodie MacPhee and Marc Campbell all paraded two winners on the night.
Racing returns to Charlottetown on Saturday and Sunday. The Weekend of Champions in the Atlantic Breeders Crown and the Island pacing championship, presented by Meridian Farms, will take centre stage. Post time for the two programs will be 1 p.m.