The Donnie and George Turner memorial stakes noticed nothing however David Dowling within the winner’s circle because the Atlantic stakes season wrapped up Sunday on the Truro Raceway in Nova Scotia.
Woodmere Skyroller put the ending touches on an outstanding marketing campaign as she received her $14,710 Turner memorial division for three-year-old pacing fillies within the closing stake of her stakes profession. Dowling despatched the champion daughter of Rollwithitharry sharply to the lead and by no means relented by splits of 28.3, 58.1, 1:26 and 1:54.3.
Watch Me Dance (Jason Hughes) sat within the pocket to complete second whereas Ashestodiamonds (Darren Crowe) was third.
Kevin MacLean trains Woodmere Skyroller for proprietor Reg MacPherson of Stratford. The victory places Woodmere Skyroller at $84,721 earned this season, which is believed to be a file for cash earned in a single 12 months solely in Atlantic Canada by a three-year-old pacing filly.
Windemere Frank went all the way in which within the $14,460 Turner three-year-old pacing colt division, stopping the clock in 1:56.2. Dowling was on the controls for coach Earl Watts and homeowners Debbie Denney of Nova Scotia and Hollis Newson of Cornwall.
It was the ninth win of the Malicious colt’s profession and boasted his bankroll to $49,197. Second went to Right here Comes Crimson (Redmond Doucet) whereas The Large Chase (Adam Merner) was third.
The 2020 season wrapped up at Crimson Shores on the Summerside Raceway on Sunday afternoon and Corey MacPherson claimed the primary driving title of his profession. The 31-year-old Cornwall driver completed out the 12 months with 32 driving wins on the Prince County oval.
Marc Campbell was topped the main coach.
The driving race at Crimson Shores on the Charlottetown Driving Park (CDP) seems to be a foregone conclusion with Campbell successful his eleventh straight driving title on the capital oval. The Orwell native has 124 wins on the season with Gilles Barrieau sitting in second with 84 wins and Corey MacPherson third with 66 wins.
Campbell can also be a runaway for high coach as his steady has received 68 races in Charlottetown in 2020, forward of Ron Gass and Ron Matheson at 30 wins every.
A case of the lethal illness strangles within the Campbell steady noticed all horses from that outfit scratched final weekend. The respiratory illness confirmed up in a yearling within the Campbell steady in Charlottetown, however the coach was fast to inform the correct authorities and transfer the affected horse to an remoted location.
Quite a lot of well being measures have been put in place on the CDP and there’s no indication the sickness unfold previous the unique host.
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