Gold Cup & Saucer Trials Drawn

Published: August 10, 2021 09:15 am EDT

The fields for the 2021 Guardian Gold Cup & Saucer trials were announced at the official media launch on Tuesday morning (August 10) at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at Charlottetown Driving Park.

Old Home Week commences on Thursday, Aug. 12 and runs through Saturday, Aug. 21, which features a double-header of live harness racing concluding with the 62nd edition of the $60,000 Guardian Gold Cup & Saucer.

For the first time in a decade, there will be three trials for the Gold Cup & Saucer. The first two trials will be contested this Saturday (August 14) followed by the third trial on Monday (August 16).

The fields for the trials are listed below.

Trial 1
Post - Horse - Trainer
1. Sir Pugsley - Patrick Shepherd
2. Blood Money - Ellen Stevenson
3. Time To Dance - Marc Campbell
4. Day Delight - Victor Puddy
5. Evenwood Sonofagun - Corey Johnson
6. Bugsy Maguire - Wade Sorrie

Trial 2
Post - Horse - Trainer
1. Rock Lights - Chris MacKay
2. Avatar J - Danny MacDonald
3. Ideal Perception - Anthony Beaton
4. Rose Run Quest - Jeff Holmes
5. Racemup - Victor Puddy
6. Mikey Camden - Corey Johnson

Trial 3
Post - Horse - Trainer
1. Smooth Lou - Patrick Shepherd
2. Somewhere Fancy - Chris MacKay
3. Legion Seelster - Victor Puddy
4. National Debt - Colin Johnson
5. Hitman Hill - Kenny Arsenault
6. Outkast Blue Chip - Trevor Hicken

At the post position draw for the trials, Red Shores announced a new community component to the Gold Cup & Saucer Ambassador program. In addition to representing a horse, each ambassador will represent a charity with the winner receiving a $5,000 donation.

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