Oct. 17, 2020
Dreamfair Zenfire Prevails In Atlantic Mares Final
By Nicholas Oakes For Red Shores
CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – The ‘King’ of Island racing was on top of his game Saturday afternoon with four victories including scoring with Dreamfair Zenfire in the Atlantic Aged Pacing Mares Series final, presented by Standardbred Canada, at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park.
Marc Campbell steered Dreamfair Zenfire for her fifth straight win while capturing the $15,117 Atlantic Aged Pacing Pacing Mares final in a 1:54.2 clocking. Leaving from post 1, Dreamfair Zenfire was first to the lead in a 29.1 opening quarter before releasing fellow Campbell trainee Arc Light (Driven by Adam Merner) to the front before the 57.1 half-mile marker. Woodmere Chella (Corey MacPherson) tried her luck first over headed to three-quarters of 1:26.3 and took control of the lead around the final turn before succumbing to Dreamfair Zenfire in the stretch drive and finishing second. Lyons Jennielee (Myles Heffernan Sr.) completed the triactor. Ryan and Everett MacLeod of Souris co-own the winning daughter of Sunfire Blue Chip.
Campbell also found the wire first with Eagle Jolt (1:56.4) and Jetster (1:56.1) from his own stable and with the Earl Watts trained Shadow Of A Daut (1:56) to continue his sizeable lead in the Red Shores Charlottetown driver’s standings for 11th straight year.
The $3,100 preferred pace went to Rose Run Quest and driver Adam Merner in a 1:54.1 victory. Gilles Barrieau trains the eight-year-old for owner Blair Hansen of Charlottetown. Screen Test (MacPherson) rallied for second while The Rev (Dale Spence) was third.
Kenny Arsenault had a training and driving double on the card as the Charlottetown reinsman won with Lisburn (1:54.1) and JK Express (1:57.1).