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Hoerdt Trainees Triple At Century Downs

Published: August 3, 2019 10:39 pm ET

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Kelly Hoerdt owned the winner's circle through first three races of Century Downs' Saturday afternoon program.

Hoerdt won the opener with Dreamers Delight ($3.30), a four-year-old Bettors Delight mare who lowered her lifetime mark to 1:56.1 and now boasts back-to-back wins at the Calgary oval.

A recent acquisition from Ontario, sophomore pacing filly Flash A Smile ($3.10), also by Bettors Delight, made her Alberta debut a winning one for Hoerdt in the next race with a seven-length romp in a career-best 1:55 mile.

Hoerdt enlisted Century Downs leading driver Mike Hennessy to steer his next winner, three-year-old filly Out Of Left Field ($5.70), as he stayed aboard Lollipop Yacht (sixth) for the third race. A newcomer to his stable, the Stepuptotheplate miss took a new mark of 1:58.1, winning by two lengths.

David Kelly enjoyed a natural hat trick of his own, driving three consecutive winners during the second half of the program, including the former Hoerdt-trained four-year-old mare Hot Kiss ($51.40), recently claimed for $15,000 and now racing from the Brent Bodor stable. The daughter of Vertical Horizon took a new lifetime mark of 1:53.1 while defeating recent Mares Open winner Scardy Cat by 2-1/4 lengths for her ninth victory of the year and 15th overall.

In other action, four-year-old pacing mare Remember The Party hauled down favourite Good Day Is Coming in 1:57.4 to give Century Horse Racing Club a winner's circle celebration. Shelly Arsenault trains the daughter of Party At Artsplace while Brandon Campbell was aboard for the winning drive.

To view Saturday's harness racing results, click on the following link: Saturday Results - Century Downs.


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