Gold Cup & Saucer Field Set

Published: August 17, 2011 08:38 am EDT

The field for the $60,000 final of the Sobey's Gold Cup & Saucer has been drawn, as a field of nine pacers are set to do battle Saturday, August 20 at Red Shores' Charlottetown Driving Park


The Trial 2 winner, bay Dragon Again gelding Firethorn, has landed Post 2 for trainer Ronald MacDonald, how will again hand over the lines to pilot John MacDonald.

Trial 3 winner Blissfull Breeze, an eight-year-old Bilssfull Hall gelding, has drawn Post 3 for trainer Dean Nixon and driver Mark MacDonald.

Trial 1 winner, fellow Dean Nixon pupil Fleet Sensation, has drawn Post 6. The six-year-old How Fleet He Is gelding will be driven by James MacDonald.

The field for the $60,000 final of the Sobey's Gold Cup & Saucer appears below, followed by links to the replays from Trial 1 through 3.

$60,000 Sobey's Gold Cup & Saucer

Post Position - Horse - Listed Driver
1 - Fire On The Water - Anthony MacDonald
2 - Firethorn - John MacDonald
3 - Blissfull Breeze - Mark MacDonald
4 - Part Shark - Gilles Barrieau
5 - Did It Again - Simon Allard
6 - Fleet Sensation - James MacDonald
7 - Pontiac Luck - TBA
8 - Oakmont - Danny Romo
9 - Western Ace - Mike Stevenson

Blissfull Breeze Triumphs In Third Trial
Firethorn Pockets Trial 2
Fleet Sensation Takes First Trial

Meadowlands To Offer Gold Cup And Saucer Simulcast Saturday

The Meadowlands Racetrack has announced that it will be simulcasting the Gold Cup & Saucer on Saturday night.

The full 15-race card from the Red Shores' Charlottetown Driving Park will be available for wagering at the Meadowlands, Monmouth Park and Favorites at Woodbridge.

The simulcast will begin at 6:00 p.m. with post time for the Gold Cup & Saucer for older pacers estimated to be 11:00 p.m.



Good luck John and Mark. Will be watching and wagering from home here in Aylmer Quebec.

Big Fred MacDonald will be popping buttons on his shirt with 3 sons driving in the Greatest Show on Earth !!! Lets Rumble !! All the Best to Everyone. May the best horse and driver win.

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