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Atlantis Defeats Top Truro Pacers

Published: August 2, 2019 9:19 pm ET

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Despite being parked every step of the way, three-year-old pacer Atlantis bested older rivals in Truro Raceway's top class on Friday evening (August 2).

Parked from post seven, Atlantis moved alongside pacesetter Stature Seelster (:27.4, :58, 1:27.1) as they raced towards the three-quarters mark and took over command on the turn. He then held off the passing lane plunge of Rusty Riley for the half-length victory in 1:57.3, with Catch Twenty Two rallying on for third. Brookdale Jim closed from the backfield to match strides with Stature Seelster in a dead-heat for fourth-place.

Atlantis paid $2 to win as the 2-1 second choice.

Marc Whebby drove the Well Said-Plant A Kiss gelding, who is four-for-six this year after racing in Ontario for the latter part of his freshman campaign, for trainer Emmons MacKay and owner Wayne Whebby.

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


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