PEI

Track record shattered in Governor's Plate harness race

YS Lotus was the winner in the 48th edition of the Governor's Plate harness race at Red Shores Summerside, P.E.I., on Saturday.

YS Lotus crosses the line in 1:51.4

YS Lotus came in well ahead of the pack in Saturday's Governor's Plate. (Red Shores Summerside)

YS Lotus was the winner in the 48th edition of the Governor's Plate harness race at Red Shores Summerside, P.E.I., on Saturday.

Marc Campbell drove YS Loto to a new track record of 1:51.4, 1.2 seconds faster than the previous record, and took the race by six lengths.

Two-time Governor's Plate champion DGs Camme came up second, with Jeb placing third.

YS Lotus is trained by Rene Allard, owned by Yves Sarrazin of La Presentation, Que., and is a regular at the Yonkers Raceway.

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