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J K Special Repeats In Atlantic Series

Published: July 22, 2012 10:15 pm ET

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The Atlantic Aged Mares Pacing Series continued on Sunday afternoon at Truro Raceway with J K Special and General Luckypercy delivering on their pari-mutuel promises in each of the $2,990 second leg divisions.

First leg winner J K Special ($2.70) doubled up in the series with a 1:56.1 front end score in her division. With Walter Cheverie in the bike, the seven-year-old daughter of Cammibest romped to a four length victory over the Darren Crowe-driven Mach Raiser and Darling Jane, driven by Danny Romo. J K Special notched her sixth win of the season for trainer, owner and breeder Joseph Smallwood of Stratford, P.E.I.

Fresh off a victory in the Lobster Carnival Late Closer Final last weekend, General Luckypercy ($2.80) went wire-to-wire to win her division by three and a half lengths in a season's best 1:56 with Ron Matheson in tow. The six-year-old Blissfull Hall mare was followed by Private Joke, driven by John Holmes, and Maddie G with Emmons Ralph MacKay. Jackie Matheson trains the winner, who finished third in the single opening leg division of the series on June 9 at Charlottetown Driving Park, for owners Jodilyn Matheson of Cambridge, Ont. and Jack Brown of Stratford, P.E.I.

Later on the card, Oakmont romped to a six and a half length victory, timed in 1:55.4, in the weekly $1,225 Winners Over Pace for trainer-driver Danny Romo. The five-year-old son of I Am A Fool, who finished fourth in the Governor's Plate last time out, notched his third win of the season in 10 tries. He paid $7.30 to win as the second choice, defeating favourite P H Bestman and Robert Laffin.

The Atlantic Aged Mares Series will continue on Saturday, September 8 at Fredericton Raceway and then move to Summerside Raceway on Sunday, September 16 before cumulating on Saturday, October 13 at Charlottetown Driving Park.

To view Sunday's harness racing results, click on the following link: Sunday Results - Truro Raceway.


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