Used hard to make the lead, Therealprincess was determined to extend her undefeated season to 12 with a win in P.E.I. Colt Stakes action Saturday evening (Sept. 10) as the second part of a special doubleheader.
Corey MacPherson asked his charge for speed off the gate and she responded in her $13,800 P.E.I. Colt Stakes Gold division for three-year-old pacing fillies. Therealprincess left from post five but was strung to the opening station by post-1 starter Boo Yaya (Redmond Doucet Jr.) in :27.1. Therealprincess continued to lead the rest of the race unchallenged through splits of :56.2 and 1:26.1 before closing the mile in a personal-best 1:54.1 by three lengths over KCs Starlite (Ken Murphy) and Cantstopthelovin (David Dowling). Eddy Doucette co-owns and trains the undefeated daughter of Source Of Pride with partners Gordon MacLeod, Grant Mann and Blaine Thibeau.
Woodmere Jazz (Corey MacPherson) won the other $13,800 Gold filly division in 1:55.4 over Mystical Gal (Redmond Doucet) and Cougar On A Terr (Danny Gillis). Kevin MacLean trains the winner for owner Reg MacPherson of Stratford, P.E.I.
The $6,900 Grassroots filly divisions were won by Stonebeachlily (Redmond Doucet) in 1:58, Woodmere Marea (Paul Langille) in 1:57.4 and JJ Linda (Dale Spence) in 1:57.2.
Soul Assassin provided a shocker in a $13,100 P.E.I. Colt Stakes Gold division for three-year-old pacing colts winning at 10-1 odds over Fern Hill Gusto (Marc Campbell) and Fern Hill General (Brodie MacPhee). David Dowling was in the driver’s seat for the 1:55.3 off-the-pace rally as part of an Earl Watts training double while Windemere Farms of Springvale share ownership of the colt with Hollis Newson and Roger Burns.
Rollwithhottytoddy (Jason Hughes) won his Gold division in 1:54.4 over Brumby (Adam Merner) and Maximumlovin (Clare MacDonald). Trevor Hicken co-owns and trains the Rollwithitharry colt with Todd and Trish Hardy of Windsor, N.S.
In Grassroots sophomore colt action, Howmac Agustus (David Dowling) won his $6,550 division in 1:59.1 with the other division claimed by Silver Spirit (Ken Murphy) in 1:57.1.
Dreamfair Zenfire (Marc Campbell) won the $5,230 Atlantic Aged Pacing Mares division, presented by Standardbred Canada, with a 1:54.1 neck decision over Acefortyfour Dome (Jason Hughes).
David Dowling had a driving triple while Gilles Barrieau scored a training-driving double on the night.
Live racing continues Monday evening (Sept. 12) at 6 p.m. (ADT) at Red Shores Summerside.
To view Saturday's harness racing results, click the following link: Saturday Results - Charlottetown Driving Park.