Two divisions each of colts and fillies will endeavor to advance to next Friday's rich finals.
The colts come up first (race 5) with Flyhawk Jester the morning line choice in the field of seven.
Vernon's favorite son Brian Sears returns home for the card and has the mount.
|Archangel wins a division of the New York State Fair in 1:55 at Vernon Downs|
Race 10 offers recent NYSS winners Archangel, Coraggioso and Delano battling last year's NYSS final champ Royal Shyster for entry into the $233,250 final.
The filly divisions are races six and nine with Lady Crown and Vixy the odds-maker's choice in each.
Both fillies race for local connections Pine Hill Stables, trainer Dee Johnson and Vernon's current leading driver Chris Lems.
They will endeavor to advance to the $239,550 final next Friday.
The top four and one fifth place finisher move on, with elimination winners choosing their post for the finals.