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Stallion adds Aged crown to collection

Impressive haul: GV Crystal Ball

GV Crystal Ball added another title to its impressive collection during the Best-of-Three Series finals at the Bermuda Equestrian Centre at the weekend.

Roque Family’s 14-year-old stallion won the Aged crown on combined average time with female driver Andrea Westerfield at the helm.

GV Crystal Ball posted a 1:05/3 en route to winning the first heat and then clinched the title in the second in a faster time of 1:04/1.

Full Trottle Racing’s mare, IC’s Shakedown, was second followed by Inwood Stables’s gelding, Brona’s Mike, in third.

Pocket de Gold, another mare owned by Full Throttle Racing, clinched the four-year-old title with Philip Correia in the sulky.

Pocket de Gold swept both final heats en route to glory, with second and third going to Andy Stoneham’s stallion, Custard the Dragon, and Arnold Manders’s gelding, a Touch of Red.

Simsfield Stables’s stallion, Simsfield Hardtimes, won the three-year-old title with Ryan Burrows at the helm.

Whited Family’s mare, IC’s Overextended, was the only other entry in the three-year-old final after David Burrows’s colt, Royal Caribbean, was scratched after over extending its right leg the previous race day.

The weekend’s programme also featured regular racing.

Ryan Burrows was the day’s top driver with four heat victories with three different ponies.

Correia with three victories with two different ponies while Kirista Rabain and Charles Whited Jr had two each with the same ponies.

Harness racing will resume under floodlights at Vesey Street on Saturday. Post time is 6pm.