Bushido Drag­jet wins top class at SRW

New­comer picks up sec­ond win of sea­son

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - SPORTS - HAR­NESS RAC­ING Compiled by Lee Drake for Red Shores

HP Bushido Drag­jet, un­der the com­mand of trainer Marc Camp­bell, cap­tured the Wed­nes­day night fea­ture race at Red Shores at Sum­mer­side Race­way in 1:56.1.

The new­comer picked up his sec­ond vic­tory of the sea­son for New Brunswick own­ers Michael

At­lantic Sires Stakes Merid­ian Farms-spon­sored trot­ting events go on back-to-back days in two venues in Cape Breton this week­end.

The ac­tion starts at North­side Downs, at 1 p.m., on Saturday Folkins, John

Keith Cam­ick.

Pic­to­nian Storm (Gary Chap­pell) was sec­ond, with Machinthe­sand (Ken Mur­phy) com­plet­ing the tri­ac­tor.

Camp­bell also posted win­ners be­hind Bet R All and Rash Be­hav­ior for the hat trick. David­son and with the two and three-year-old trot­ters.

The two-year-old At­lantic Sires Stakes divi­sional lead­ers Ticked and Bucka­roo will at­tempt to in­crease their point stand­ings, while the three-yearold

Western Sexy won the Clif­ford Wedge Memo­rial Pace for driver Adam Merner, trainer Phil Sizer and owner Ja­son Sherry of Kens­ing­ton. Time of the mile was 1:59.3.

Merner, Mur­phy and Ja­son Hughes recorded driv­ing dou­bles on the pro­gram. divi­sional lead­ers Pappy Go Go and Win­de­merepar­ty­man vie for points in their events.

Points earned in each trot and A divi­sion pace event go to­wards se­cur­ing a spot in the sea­son-end­ing At­lantic Breed­ers

The to­tal wa­ger for the card was $16,385.

The last card at Sum­mer­side Race­way be­fore Old Home Week in Char­lot­te­town is Sun­day, Aug. 6.

Post time is 1 p.m. Crown cham­pi­onships.

On Sun­day at In­ver­ness Race­way, the two-year-old pac­ing fil­lies com­pete in two A divi­sion events each worth a purse pool of $10,460. The card gets un­der­way at 1:30 p.m. The world ju­nior curl­ing cham­pi­onship is coming back to Canada in 2019 af­ter Liver­pool, N.S., was named the site host on Wed­nes­day.

The com­pe­ti­tion will bring 10 men’s and 10 women’s teams in the un­der-21 age group to Liver­pool Feb. 17-24, and it’s the first time the world ju­niors have been hosted in Canada since 2009 in Van­cou­ver.

Liver­pool hosted the Cana­dian ju­niors in 2014, and Hal­i­fax, N.S., hosted the 2015 men’s world cham­pio­ship.

It’s the eight time Canada has hosted the world ju­nior cham­pi­onships.

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