The Marc Campbell show was in full swing on the Thursday evening (Aug. 4) card at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park.
The Orwell driver made five trips to the historic winner’s circle on the night including a snappy 1:53.4 effort by Dreamfair Zenfire in the Fillies and Mares Preferred Pace. The $3,200 class had Atlantic Star put down the numbers on the front in :27.3, :56.3 and 1:25.4 but then Dreamfair Zenfire came calling and took over in the final stanza to win by a half length over Share The Moment and Ms Moyse. Campbell trains the winning mare for owners Ryan and Everett MacLeod of Souris.
Campbell’s other wins came with The Generals Pride (1:57.4) and Tobins Wish (1:57.4) for trainer Ron Matheson, Thats Mia Bad (1:57.4) from the Jay Noye stable and The Lady Sheriff (1:56.1) from his own barn.
The EGTC Staff Fund pace saw Better Be In Love take a new career best of 1:54.3 for trainer Brendan Mullen, who co-owns with Cole MacLaren of Morell and Erin McCardle of Tracadie Cross. Dale Spence supplied the winning drive in the $2,500 event.
The $2,600 top trot of the night had Mile Hill Willie victorious in 1:59.2 with Barrieau in the race bike for co-owner and trainer Paul Morrison of Cardigan and John Breau of Shediac Cape, N.B.
Live racing continues Saturday (Aug. 6) at 6:30 p.m. (ADT) at Red Shores Charlottetown and Sunday afternoon (Aug. 7) at Red Shores Summerside at 1 p.m.
To view Thursday's harness racing results, click the following link: Thursday Results - Charlottetown Driving Park.