Summerside Feature To His Boy Elroy; Armstrong Injured In ‘No Contest”

Racing at Red Shores Summerside
Published: September 12, 2022 10:15 pm EDT

His Boy Elroy delivered on his post time promise as he made easy work of his Monday evening featured foes at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway. 

Corey MacPherson pointed his heavily favoured charge to the lead in the $3,000 featured pace and jogged through fractions of :28.4, :58 and 1:26.3 before closing out the mile in 1:55. Phil Sizer trains His Boy Elroy for owners Doug Polley and Gordon McComb. Nogreatmischief (Driven by Walter Cheverie) was second ahead of Dylan Sam (Ken Murphy). 

Trainer Jennifer Doyle scored a pair of wins on the night as Premier Joy A romped by eight-lengths in 1:56.3 in Race 11 for driver David Dowling and Elm Grove Mistress won Race 7 in 1:56.2 for driver Jason Hughes. 

A ‘No Contest’ occurred in Race 3 after Cheesethemaneevent (Rick Armstrong) made a break in stride in the first turn causing Quick Glance (Dowling) to make contact from behind and unseating both drivers. Both horses walked away from the incident virtually unscathed while Dowling continued to drive the remainder of the program. Armstrong was taken to the Prince County Hospital for further evaluation but remained bright and in good spirits with a possible cracked rib. 

Live racing continues Thursday evening at Red Shores Charlottetown with a 6 p.m. opening post time.

To view results for Monday's card of harness racing, click the following link: Monday Results – Summerside Raceway.

(Red Shores)