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Art I Special Wins Inverness Feature

Published: July 29, 2012 9:52 pm ET

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Art I Special made a three-wide move at the third quarter pole and stormed home to win the $2,100 Johnny & Margaret Allan Ian Memorial Pace on Sunday afternoon at Inverness Raceway.

Driven by Mark MacQuarrie, Art I Special sat fourth while Mitchs Ceilidh (Alex MacNeil carved out fractions of :30, :59 and 1:28.4. At the third quarter mark, MacQuarrie sent the Artsplace gelding wide around the stalled Panacotta (Neil MacInnis) and kicked home in :28.4 to score the victory in 1:58 flat. All The Weapons (Katie Miller) finished one and a half lengths behind off a pocket trip while the pacesetter settled for third.

Fresh off a victory in the top class at Inverness last Wednesday, Art I Special paid $3.70 to win as the favourite. Redmond Doucet conditions the five-year-old gelding for owner Randy Copley of Inverness, N.S. The win was his seventh in 21 starts this year and 26th lifetime.

For results from Sunday's harness racing card, click on the following link: Sunday Results - Inverness Raceway.


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