Try­ing to stay per­fect

Pappy Go Go con­tin­ues quest for great­ness

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

Pappy Go Go will look to keep per­fec­tion a live Thurs­day evening at Red Shores at the Char­lot­te­town Driv­ing Park.

First race post time is 6:30 p.m. with the Marc Camp­bell trained and driven trot­ter draw­ing Post 2 in the Race 6 $8,000 Lady Slip­per stakes divi­sion for three-year-old trot­ters. The son of Tad The Stud has hit the win­ner’s cir­cle in all six of his 2017 starts, in­clud­ing a life­time best of 1:59.4 over the Truro Race­way in Nova Sco­tia.

Owned by Gray­land Farm of Pug­wash, N.S., the colt will have his main chal­lenges comes from Ocean­view Deb (driven by Henry Small­wood) off the rail and Miss Neal Ridge (Clare Mac­Don­ald) from the out­side.

The other $8,000 Lady Slip­per split for three-year-old trot­ters is in Race 3 with last year’s Mar­itime cham­pion Wicked Nick the morn­ing line favourite from Post 3 for trainer-driver Gary Chap­pell and own­ers Peter Buchanan of North Wilt­shire and Cameron Trail of O’Leary.

The two-year-old trot­ters will see Lady Slip­per stakes ac­tion in $7,600 di­vi­sions in Races 2 and 4.

Race 2 has an old ri­valry re­newed with Ticked (Myles Hef­fr­nan) leav­ing from Post 2 with his four wins from five starts record while Bucka­roo (Camp­bell) has Post 3 as he tried to fi­nally knock off his main di­vi­sional com­pe­ti­tion.

West River Cindy is the morn­ing line choice from Post 7 in Race 4’s $7,600 divi­sion with Mac­Don­ald train­ing and driv­ing for owner Ha­ley Shep­herd of Strat­ford.

The open trot head­lines the 12-dash card in Race 10 for a $1,850 purse.

Osprey Im­pact has the tar­get painted square on her back af­ter her open trot vic­tory last week for driver Wal­ter Chev­erie and owner-trainer Paul Larabee of Belle River.

Her main com­pe­ti­tion comes from Post 5 starter Fred­die (Camp­bell), along with Ken­nel Buddy (David Dowling) from Post 6 and Holy Molie Mag­gie (Gilles Bar­rieau) with Post 7.

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