Thursday, May 16, 2013

Updated Information on Empire Breeders Classic Trots at Vernon Downs


The following information is in response to the many inquiries from those with horses eligible to the $500,000 Empire Breeders Classic (EBC) three-year-old colt and filly trots. 

The EBC will remain at Vernon Downs with a slight adjustment to the dates. 

The eliminations for these races will be moved two days later than originally scheduled and will be raced at Vernon on Sunday, June 2 with the finals the following Sunday, June 9. The June 2 card will be an afternoon post of 1:15pm and the June 9 finals will be a night card with first post at 6:45pm.  

All other details, including the draw schedule, are still being considered and will be made available shortly.  

Further information will be released to the media and available on the Vernon website or by calling the race office at (315) 829-6825.

Please be advised that all details herein are contingent upon no further complications with the quarantine, currently set to end on June 1.