Shadow Place and Gilles Barrieau with the upset winning the 58th Sobey’s Gold Cup & Saucer in 1.53/2 as a longshot on a wet track. Barrieau wins his fourth Gold Cup. The favourite Always at My Place was second with Marc Campbell behind. Arque Hanover was third.
The Joe O’Brien Memorial for 3 year old colts held during the afternoon and evening programs at Red Shores.
Ryans Allstar won on the evening program and J J Tanner with Barrieau behind won the grassroots in the afternoon.
Adkins Hanover won the Premier’s Pace in 1.55/4 in a photo finish.
The total handle at Red Shores last night was nearly $254-thousand.
The Toronto Blue Jays were edged by the Chicago Cubs, 4-3 as rookie Ian Happ hit his 18th homer and Carlos Quintana pitched the win with 8 strikeouts. Toronto is 4 out in the wild card race.
The Jays made a deal on Saturday picking up veteran right handed starting pitcher Tom Koehler from the Miami Marlins for a minor league player.
The New York Yankees got by the Boston Red Sox, 4-3 as Tyler Austin hit a three run homer and some solid pitching from C.C. Sabathia. A rare loss for Chris Sale. The 14-game winner gave up all four runs but did strike out 9. The Red Sox up by 4 this morning.
PEI was 1-3 at the National Under 21 baseball championship in Ottawa & Gatineau. The PEI Juniors lost 4-1 to Saskatchewan and 10-8 to Ontario.
PEI lost 13-6 to Nova Scotia and 7-6 to Newfoundland-Labrador in the Under 18s in Vaughan, Ontario and finishes 1-4.
The Island girls will play Saskatchewan for 7th and 8th in the Under 16 girls in Vaughan, Ontario. PEI was 1-3 in the round robin losing 13-7 to Quebec and 14-0 to Alberta.
The Charlottetown Islanders were 6-5 shootout winners in the Q Rookie Challenge in Moncton. Nikita Alexandrov with the winner and also a regulation time goal.
The Isles play Acadie-Bathurst today.
CFL football…Toronto ran over Montreal, 38-6.
NFL pre-season….Houston over the New England Patriots, 27-23.
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