Thursday, September 23, 2021

Austin series results, Canada Day racing with fans set at Dresden Raceway

Stiletto Blue Chip was the winner of the first division of the Mark Austin Pacing Series Eliminations on Sunday at Dresden Raceway.

The three-year-old American Ideal filly went wire to wire for JR Plante after favourite Shes A Comedian made break behind the gate.

Stiletto Blue Chip posted fractions of 28, 55.4, 1:25.2 for the win in 1:58.

Mike Timpano is the conditioner for owners, Wendy Warren-Timpano, Frank Tucci and Seaspray Stables. Shes Got The Luck was second while Shes A Comedian finished third.

Bigmacwithcheese was the winner of the winner of the second elimination for driver Dale Spence in 1:57.2.

The five year-old Betterthancheddar gelding was parked to the quarter in 29.4 but quickly cleared an posted the half in 58.4 and three quarters in 1:29.3 before stepping off a final quarter of 27.4.

Mackenzie MacInnes is the owner and trainer of Bigmacwithcheese.

Sir Lucknow was second and Shadow Warrior paid on the show ticket.

Tyler Borth had the hot hands of the day at Dresden Raceway with four wins as he visited the winner’s circle with Shes A Gunslinger, Windsong Napolean, Miss Sinfonia and Avuncular.

The condition sheet for Canada Day racing is posted on Standardbred Canada website… entries must be made by Monday June 28 at 10 a.m. by calling 519-482-5270.

The total handle on Sunday was $26,273.00.

Dresden Raceway is ready for Canada Day racing this Thursday including fans on-site.

In accordance with the Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit and the Province of Ontario, Dresden Raceway will be allowed 25% capacity on the Raceway apron and in the open air grandstand.

COVID screening and temperatures will take place before you enter the facility.

Fans must register to enter by emailing dresdenracewayreservations@outlook.com.

You must include your name, the number of people in your party and the names of the people in your party as well as a phone number.

People will only be allowed inside the lower grandstand to be or use the washroom.

Face coverings will be mandatory for the day and social distancing rules will apply.

Post time for Thursday’s card of racing is set for 1 p.m.

Horse people interested in entering horses for Canada Day Racing must have their entries in the race office by 10 a.m. Monday June 28, 2021.

To enter a horse call 519-482-5270.

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