Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Vernon Downs set to open Friday, April 15th

Vernon Downs has received approval from the New York State Racing and Wagering Board to kick off its 2011 race season on Friday, April 15th with a post time of 7:00 PM, and has been given approval for the month of April.

Vernon Downs will race a Friday-Saturday race schedule during the month of April with all post times scheduled for 7:00 PM.

Vernon will host its second set of qualifying events on Saturday, April 9th at 11:00 AM, while Press Night for the 2011 race season is going to be held on Tuesday, April 12th in the Gold Cup at 6:00 PM, with another set of qualifiers to go postward that night beginning at 7:00 PM.

Vernon will continue with a large assortment of stakes events in 2011 that will include a leg of the Miss Versatility Trotting Series, the $200,000 Credit Winner Open Trot, and the newly named $200,000 “Muscle Hill” Open mare trot formerly known as the Conway Hall (Pending Regulatory Approval).

Also on tap for September 2nd is the recently added Historic Stakes.

For more information on Vernon Downs please visit us online at www.vernondowns.com