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ATSS, Young Guns Invade Truro

Published: July 26, 2013 12:36 am ET

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Atlantic Sires Stakes two-year-old pacing colts dominated the race card at Truro Raceway on Thursday evening as Atlantic Grand Circuit Week continues.

Tobins Fusion captured first of four 'A' division events with Gilles Barrieau in the bike. The duo crossed the finish line in 2:01.2 for owners Boyd MacDonald Produce, Crapaud, PE, Daniel Ross, Belfast, PE and Charles Seymour, Fredericton, NB.

The second 'A' division event went to Dumas Walker and driver Myles Heffernan Sr. in a time of 1:59.3 for owners Joseph Poirier of Reserve Mines, NS and Myles Heffernan of Glace Bay, NS.

Just A Professor crossed the finish line first in his division under the command of driver Jack Panting. The two-year-old colt is owned by Creston Gillis of Belle River, PE and Michael and John Clarey of Montague, PE.

In the final 'A' division event Rebelseven and Marc Campbell took first place honours and the winner's share of the $5860 purse for owner Kevin MacLean of Vernon Bridge, PE.

Thursday’s card also featured a trio of $2,500 ‘B’ divisions, with top honours going to West River Yannik (2:03.2), South Cove Jack (2:05) and J Ps Warrior (2:03).

The Neil ‘Chops’ Campbell Memorial Young Guns Challenge was part of Thursday evening’s festivities, and the three-race event was won by Adam Merner, who notched a pair of wins to take home the title.

Atlantic Sires Stakes racing action will heat up again on Saturday at Truro Raceway when the three-year-old pacing colts meet for competition. First race post time on Saturday is 7 p.m.

(ATSS)

To view results for Thursday's card of harness racing, click the following link: Thursday Results – Truro Raceway.


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