Barrieau notches At­lantic Sires Stakes’ driv­ing dou­ble

At In­ver­ness Race­way on Mon­day af­ter­noon

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - SPORTS -

It was a big day for driver Gilles Barrieau in At­lantic Sires Stakes’ har­ness rac­ing ac­tion on Mon­day.

Barrieau won both of the $9,800 At­lantic Sire Stakes A Di­vi­sion events on the af­ter­noon card at In­ver­ness Race­way.

Af­ter Sun­day’s pro­gram was post­poned due to heavy rain, blue skies greeted the At­lantic Sires Stakes’ three-year-old fil­lies.

Barrieau and the three-yearold pac­ing filly Traces of Pur­ple were de­clared the vic­tors af­ter the judges re­viewed a photo fin­ish. The duo crossed the fin­ish first in 1:57.2, closely fol­lowed by Filly Forty Seven and the third-place fin­isher Good­morn­ing Ky.

Traces of Pur­ple is owned by Kevin Har­vey of Ham­monds Plains, N.S., and Robert Phillips of South Pinette.

Barrieau and Elek­tra Ex­press also met with success in the sec­ond A Di­vi­sion event in a time of 1:56.4 for owner Dan­ica El­lis of Brook­field, N.S. Kinda Like Her was sec­ond, and third place went to Elm Grove Lady Luck.

Mean­while Clare MacDonald and Wood­mere Lukypercy won the lone $2,500 B Di­vi­sion event in 2:00.4 for P.E.I. own­ers Boyd MacDonald Pro­duce Ltd., and Daniel Ross.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Canada

© PressReader. All rights reserved.