Sun­day’s pro­gram post­poned at Summerside Race­way

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - SPORTS - Com­piled by Ni­cholas Oakes for Red Shores.

There will be no har­ness rac­ing at Red Shores at Summerside Race­way on Sun­day af­ter­noon.

An 11-dash pro­gram was sched­uled to get un­der­way at 1 p.m., but the card has been called off due to the heavy rain and un­safe track con­di­tions.

Do Over Hanover dom­i­nates pre­ferred pace

Do Over Hanover was in a league of his own in Satur­day’s pre­ferred pace at Red Shores Race­track and Casino at the Char­lot­te­town Driv­ing Park.

Mike McGuigan was in the bike for the fastest win of his ca­reer as Do Over Hanover con­trolled the front end at ev­ery call through frac­tions of 27.2, 55.1 and 1:24.1 en route to a 1:53.1 vic­tory by six open lengths in the $2,400 pre­ferred pace.

Ad­kins Hanover (Kenny Arse­nault) re­leased Do Over Hanover to the lead past the quar­ter to sit sec­ond and fin­ish sec­ond, with Elm Grove Ka­boom (Earl Smith) com­plet­ing the healthy $218.20 tri­ac­tor. Race favourite Crom­bie A fin­ished sev­enth.

Sixth win in a row

It was the sixth win in a row for Do Over Hanover, the 2017 win­ner of the Gov­er­nor’s Plate in Summerside in July. Chris MacKay trains the four-year-old son of West­ern Ideal for own­ers Red Isle Rac­ing of North Granville, Steven MacRae of Ver­non Bridge and Al­lard Rac­ing Inc., of Saint-Es­prit, Que.

Dixie Lul­laby found redemp­tion on her na­tive red soil in the $2,250 open mares pace, with a 1:57.4 vic­tory for driver Wal­ter Chev­erie for co-owner and trainer Kyle Fellows of Rock­wood, Ont., and co-owner Carl Stafford of Con­cep­tion Bay South, N.L.

Good Luck Kathy (Ja­son Hughes) was sec­ond, with Pret­tyn­dan­ger­ous (Adam Merner) third.

Merner and Ken Mur­phy both had driv­ing triples on the card, with Arse­nault and Gilles Bar­rieau win­ning two races in the bike. Trainer Ron Gass scored a pair of vic­to­ries.

See sum­mary, page B2.

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