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Last Saturday’s PEI Colt Stakes double-header at Red Shores Charlottetown was a spectacular show from start to finish, so successful that it had consigners, owners, breeders and race fans searching thru the Atlantic Classic Yearling Sale catalogues long before the racing for the day had fini…

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Last Saturday’s PEI Colt Stakes double-header at Red Shores Charlottetown was a spectacular show from start to finish, so successful that it had consigners, owners, breeders and race fans searching thru the Atlantic Classic Yearling Sale catalogues long before the racing for the day had fini…

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Growing up, my father sometimes mentioned wanting to purchase a racehorse. As a Revenue Canada auditor and father of seven, however, he erred on the side of caution and never took the plunge. With the 2021 Atlantic Classic Yearling Sale coming up on October 8, I reached out to a 35-year Reve…

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Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park played host for the P.E.I. Colt Stakes this past week. The best two and three-year-old trotters in the Maritimes competed on Thursday night followed by a doubleheader of the best freshman and sophomore pacers on the east coast…

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My background in racing comes from walking into the track with my Mom, at a very young age and falling in love with the horses... I never got involved in matinee racing until I was in my thirties and I'd have a great time racing my cheap horses and getting my feet wet with announcing, but I …

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New Brunswick harness racing fans got to see a great couple of days of racing in early September as Exhibition Park Raceway in Saint John hosted stakes filled cards on both September fourth and eleventh. The local EPR punters definitely showed their appreciation for the great racing action a…

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The bucolic town of Kensington, population around 1,700, is marketed for tourism purposes as the "Heart of PEI". But that heart beats strongest for perhaps two things---potatoes and standardbreds. During my youth in the 1950's horses were a frequent sight, with a livery stable right in the m…

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Well, it’s hard to believe that another Old Home Week has come and gone on PEI, and although I’m sitting writing this as the Saturday night program’s fourth race has just finished, I will not mention any of the racing at Charlottetown, as there are many from down there who will fill you in o…

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The Gold Cup and Saucer at Charlottetown is billed as one of the great events on the North American calendar and Saturday night’s race and indeed the entire Gold Cup Week proved once again that Red Shores Charlottetown is the number one destination for harness racing excellence. The Gold Cup…

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Well another successful Gold Cup Week is in the books. It was a week of incredible racing where we witnessed multiple track records fall at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park.

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More Ontario tracks have hopped on board the Harness The Hope cause this season. Founded by the Dustin Family 16 years ago, HTH was first introduced at London's half-mile oval in 2006 and most recently at Clinton Raceway this past Sunday afternoon. The event aims to raise funds, awareness an…