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Salmonier Storm upsets CDP preferred pace

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Multiple wins for Neill, Campbell

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – Salmonier Storm claimed the top pace of the week at long odds Saturday at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park after picking up the pieces from an early speed duel.
Ambyr Campbell was in the bike for the winning trip, which is the third straight for the seven-year-old son of Western Ideal, stopping the clock in 1:58.2 in the $2,500 preferred pace. Hitting the wire first at 18-1 odds, Salmonier Storm prevailed for owner Brian MacPhee of Clyde River, over pacesetter Winter Blast (Jason Hughes) and third-place IC True Grit (Mike McGuigan).
The colours white, green and black frequented the winner’s circle on the 15-dash program with a total of seven wins scored between the ‘King’ of Island racing and a promising rookie driver.
Marc Campbell continued his reign of the Charlottetown drivers’ standings with four wins on the day to put him at 121 victories this year at the capital oval. Campbell started his good fortune in Race 10, winning with Charlottes Western in 2:01.4 for trainer Jeff Lilley of Milton, followed by a win in Race 11 with Malabrigo in 2:00.1 from his own stable. Confiden Fella supplied the third part of the quadruple in Race 12 with a 1:59.2 victory from the O’Leary stable of Ralph Sweet then finished the card off winning with Jetta Flys in 2:00.1 for Stephen Quinn of Charlottetown.
Drew Neill scored the first driving triple of his career just two days after his 19th birthday. The Winsloe driver connected with Miramonttogo in a front-end score of 2:03.4 for his father Irwin Neill, then scored a pair of wins for trainer Jackie Matheson of Stratford later on the card. Howmacs Dragonator was the first part of the Neill-Matheson double with a 2:01.3 win then Collective Wisdom won the $2,350 fillies and mares open pace in 1:59.1 for owner Bruce Wood of Marshfield.
Brian Blanchard celebrated his first Canadian driving win as he teamed up with Frill Seeker to capture the $1,800 open trot in 2:05.3. The U.S. driver was in the bike for trainer Kenny Arsenault and owner Ebbsfleet Stables of Stratford, Ont. It was win 73 of Blanchard’s driving career but the rest of his victories came in his native Maine.

– Compiled by Nicholas Oakes for Red Shores.


CDP Results

Harness racing results from Saturday at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park.

Race 1 – Innocent Kiss (A. Merner) 3.10 2.80 2.10; Sandhill Star (K. Murphy) 2.80 2.60; Vintage winner (D. Dowling) 3.90.

Times: 30.1, 101.3, 133.1, 202.1. Also ran: Lilbootsinparadise, Selfie, Fleurje, Avid Yankee, Royal Native. Winning horse owned by Max Roderick Sehl, Nova Scotia; and Adam Merner, P.E.I. Exactor 2-1 $4.90; Triactor 2-1-4 $8.20; Superfecta 2-1-4-3 $19.80.

Race 2 – Westward Whim (C. MacPherson) 8.00 2.80 2.10; Prince Galaxy (M. McGuigan) 2.20 2.10; J J Antonio (D. Dowling) 9.60.

Times: 29.4, 59.4, 130.2, 200. Also ran: Atlantic Drive, I Can Do It, Lyndale Coco, Camco Willow, The Captain Jack, Mini Snort. Winning horse owned by Michael Clarey, Montague. Exactor 2-1 $9.40; Triactor 2-1-8 $384; Superfecta 2-1-8-5 $235.75; Daily Double 2-2 $9.60.

Race 3 – Miramonttogo (D. Neil) 6.10 2.20 2.40; Chevalier Semalu (D. Spence) 2.90 2.10; Bold N Bad (J. Hughes) 2.40.

Times: 30.1, 101.2, 132.0, 203.4. Also ran: Medoland Bobcat, Twin B Shadow, Sports Royalty, Solanos Dragon, Manic Hispanic, Celebrate Your Bet. Winning horse owned by G Irwin Neill, Charlottetown. Exactor 2-6 $19.40; Triactor 2-6-1 $64; Superfecta 2-6-1-8 $159.50.

Race 4 – Prince Adair (M. McGuigan) 2.60 2.10 2.10; Inspector Murdoch (A. Merner) 3.90 2.80; Rockstar Drums (C. MacPherson) 3.40.

Times: 30.1, 59.4, 130.3, 201.4. Also ran: JDS Double Dose, Lincoln Seelster, Beach Cloud, Easy Flyer. Winning horse owned by Janice Whalen, Vernon River. Exactor 1-4 $8.80; Triactor 1-4-2 $24.90; Superfecta 1-4-2-5 $40.15.

Race 5 – Burn Out Hanover (K. Arsenault) 2.10 2.10 2.10; Red Magician (A. Merner) 2.20 2.10; Harbourlite Jerry (H. Shepherd) 2.40.

Times: 30.2, 101.2, 130.4, 200.1. Also ran: Rash B Havior, Desired Treasure, Lincoln Blues. Winning horse owned by Jeff Holmes, Orwell. Exactor 3-2 $2.90; Triactor 3-2-1 $13.30; Superfecta 3-2-1-5 $6.55.

Race 6 – Howmacs Dragonator (D. Neill) 5.10 2.70 2.10; My Lucky Kellean (K. Murphy) 2.10 2.10; All Out (A. Merner) 4.10.

Times: 29.2, 100.2, 131.1, 201.3. Also ran: Rockys World, Thebestofme, Smart Official, C J Bluefin. Winning horse owned by Tracy Conway, Summerside; and Lynn Livingstone, Kensington. Exactor 4-2 $6; Triactor 4-2-8 $33.20; Superfecta 4-2-8-6 $80.95.

Race 7 – Frill Seeker (B. Blanchard) 11.20 3.50 2.10; Suicide Shift (H. Shepherd) 2.10 2.10; Mile Hill Mac (K. Arsenault) 5.90.

Times: 31.3, 103.2, 134.4, 205.3. Also ran: Professor Gordon. Winning horse owned by Ebbsfleet Stables, Stratford, Ont. Exactor 4-3 $14.30; Triactor 4-3-2 $128.80; Pick 4 1-3-4-4 $35.25.

Race 8 – Hurricane Hill (C. MacPherson) 26.50 5.90 5.50; Bet Er All (M. Campbell) 3.30 2.10; Sir Native (J. Hughes) 3.30.

Times: 29.1, 100.1, 131.1, 201.3. Also ran: Scoot Our Of Here, Dancers Pass, Goodmorning Ky, C L La Rousse, Cougar Gal. Winning horse owned by Joseph MacDonald, Breadalbane. Exactor 8-5 $76.10; Triactor 8-5-All $203.20.

Race 9 – Collective Wisdom (D. Neill) 23.30 6.90 6.50; Prettyndangerous (D. Dowling) 5.10 3.20; Outrageous Spirit (G. Hennessey) 3.60.

Times: 30.1, 100.3, 129.3, 159.1. Also ran: Julep Hanover, Drivingthedragon N, Killean Finale, Modern Best. Winning horse owned by Bruce Wood, Marshfield. Exactor 6-5 $132; Triactor 6-5-4 $774.50; Superfecta 6-5-4-2 $1,100.95.

Race 10 – Charlottes Western (M. Campbell) 4.80 4.20 2.20; Caught Me Speeding (K. Arsenault) 6.30 2.90; Sendmeasign (K. Murphy) 2.70.

Times: 29.1, 59.2, 130.3, 201.4. Also ran: Anzula, Sports Highlights, Bettim Vicky, Gigolos Rose, Bad Silver, Pictonian Sareta. Winning horse owned by Henry Smallwood, Cooks Brook, N.S.; and Cyril Harvey, Elmsdale, N.S. Exactor 3-9 $279.20; Triactor 3-9-1 $696.20; Superfecta 3-9-1-4 $403.90.

Race 11 – Malabrigo (M. Campbell) 2.50 5.10 3.90; Good Luck Kathy (E. Smith) 9.20 4.90; What A Babe (M. McGuigan) 8.10.

Times: 29.2, 59.1, 129.1, 200.1. Also ran: Swingirl, Miss Sangria, Windemereimalright, Elektra Express, Southfield Sassy. Winning horse owned by Meghan MacDonald, Natasha Campbell, L. Darryl and W. Gordon MacLean, P.E.I. Exactor 5-4 $22.40; Triactor 5-4-1 $512.80; Superfecta 5-4-1-6 $114.84.

Race 12 – Confident Fella (M. Campbell) 5.40 2.90 2.20; Three Truths (K. Arsenault) 2.40 2.10; Oh To Be Me (G. Chappell) 3.80.

Times: 28.4, 59.1, 130.1, 159.2. Also ran: JEB, Likely To Win, Tempo Seelster, Silverhill Buddy. Winning horse owned by David and John Sweet, O’Leary. Exactor 2-1 $15.90; Triactor 2-1-3 $50.30; Superfecta 2-1-3-7 $137.47.

Race 13 – Painted Pony (A. Sorrie) 18.00 3.30 6.00; Jetster (M. Campbell) 7.30 3.90; Casimir Nunzio (D. Spence) 13.90.

Times: 29.1, 59.2, 130.1, 159.4. Also ran: Four Corners, Starcastic, Political Crisis, Prince Adam, Windsun Rebel, The Warden. Winning horse owned by Raymond White, Belfast. Exactor 9-2 $69.90; Triactor 9-2-All $58.20; Superfecta 9-2-7-1 $41.18.

Race 14 – Salmonier Strom (A. Campbell) 38.00 12.90 5.30; Winter Blast (J. Hughes) 2.90 2.20; I C True Grit (M. McGuigan) 4.60.

Times: 28.2, 57.2, 128.3, 158.2. Also ran: Eagle Jolt, The Big Bite, Pictonian Storm, Mr Irresistible Rockin Indy. Winning horse owned by Brian MacPhee, Clyde River. Exactor 2-6 $185.70; Triactor 2-6-5 $619.60; Superfecta 2-6-5-1 $180.80.

Race 15 – Jetta Flys (M. Campbell) 9.60 10.00 7.30; Casimir Obama (M. McGuigan) 14.30 5.80; Woodmere Soul (D. Neill) 4.50.

Times: 29.2, 100.1, 130.2, 200.1. Also ran: HP Bushido Dragjet, All Turain, Toad River, Cyrax, Fly With Max, Narragansett. Winning horse owned by John and Stephen JK Quinn, Charlottetown. Exactor 1-7 $186.10; Triactor 1-7-2 $937.40; Daily Double 2-3 $44.35.

Wager – $49,880.

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