Mando Fun took early control of the featured event and never relinquished it as part of a driving triple by Gilles Barrieau Sunday afternoon (Sept. 22) at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway.
Barrieau and Mando Fun guarded the rail in the $2,600 top event and rolled through fractions of :28, :57.4, 1:27.3 and 1:57.1 to win by two-and-a-quarter lengths. Second went to Best To Hurst with Dangle Ona Dime third. Paul Biggar co-owns and trains Mando Fun for co-owner Donald Callbeck of Kensington.
Barrieau also found the winner’s circle with Red Dirt Star in a maiden score of 1:59.3 from his own stable and with Give Em Heck in 1:58.2 for trainer Jackie Matheson of Charlottetown.
Mantario won the $2,300 back-up pace in 1:57.3 in line to Norris Rogers for trainer Alex Sobey and owner Walter Simmons. Varadero Hanover earned the silver with Heart And Soul completing the triactor.
Trainer Melissa Rennie and driver Adam Merner teamed up for a triple as Howmac Napoleon won in 2:00.3, Chief Exec Officer was a 1:57.3 winner to remain undefeated in the Rennie stable and Always Reese hit the wire first in 2:01.
(Red Shores Summerside)
To view Sunday's harness racing results, click on the following link: Sunday Results - Summerside Raceway.