Bushido Dragjet wins top class at SRW
Newcomer picks up second win of season
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
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.