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  1. Express Jet soars in distaff featureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | HarnessLink.com

    Vernon, N.Y. -- After taking charge off the clubhouse turn, Express Jet controlled the terms and held off a late charge from Love You Bye to take Friday evening's $7000 harness racing upper-level conditioned distaff pace at secured the pocket with Express Jet in the early stages of the race, tightening in behind Aritzia Hanover through a :27 first quarter. Soon after, the 6-year-old mare took charge, pulling the tempo back through a :59.4 middle half.

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  2. Hambletonian draw & charity casino night nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | HarnessLink.com

    Dinner and an open bar begin at 4:00 pm in the Lounge on the Grandstand Level. Tickets for this exciting event are now on sale.

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  3. War Hero evades rivals in trotting featureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | HarnessLink.com

    Vernon, N.Y. -- After making an authoritative brush to the lead at race's midpoint, Howard Gill's War Hero edged clear of his four harness racing rivals, posting a 1:53 victory in Saturday evening's $10,000 Open Trot at A Penny Earned , Mc Tiny's Hope , and Winding Hill all left more forcefully than the 7-year-old gelding, who tracked from fourth through a :27 first quarter before his aggressive push clear midway on the backstretch. Just as A Penny Earned pulled the half back to :56.1, trainee would ultimately amass a 2-1/2 length lead over A Penny Earned, scoring in 1:53.

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  4. Let's Go Higher proves gutsy in Vernon distaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | HarnessLink.com

    Vernon, N.Y. -- After repelling a challenge from odds-on favorite Hot List through the far turn, Let's Go Higher dug in to stave off pocket rival The Filly Princess in Friday evening's $10,000 Mares Open Pace at mare sprinted out to the lead through a :26.4 first quarter, rating a :30.1 breather on the backstretch before facing stern pressure on the far turn from Hot List . After she was pushed to a :27.2 third quarter, Let's Go Higher edged clear in upper stretch--only to face a second threat.

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  5. A Penny Earned a pillar to post winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | HarnessLink.com

    Vernon, N.Y. -- In a scratch-reduced field of five, A Penny Earned seized command early and never looked back, staving off a late challenge from pocket rival Waiting On a Woman for a 1:54.2 score in Saturday evening's $10,000 Open Trot at gelding immediately to the lead, clearing his four rivals through a :27.3 first quarter before rating a comfortable :58.2 middle half. At the top of the stretch, Waiting On a Woman attacked from the pocket, but A Penny Earned responded immediately, holding sway for a half-length victory.

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  6. Daughter of Conway Hall rises to the occasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | HarnessLink.com

    Barn Doll prevails in Sunday's featured $10,000 Open Trot at Vernon Downs, proving victorious in her first effort against older company Vernon, N.Y. -- Fresh off her decisive triumph in the $248,275 Empire Breeders Classic, 3-year-old trotting filly Barn Doll rose to the occasion of her first effort against older harness racing company, rallying to the lead late in Sunday afternoon's $10,000 Open Trot at well off the pace in the early stages, as Mikey Hanover rolled through early sectionals of :27.3, :55.4, and 1:23. After pushing Mikey Hanover through a :27.1 third quarter, Barn Doll worked closer on the outside, taking charge in mid-stretch and drawing clear of Mikey Hanover by 1-1/4 lengths for a 1:53.1 score.

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  7. Damon Blue Chip strikes late in featureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | HarnessLink.com

    Vernon, N.Y. -- After stalking from midpack, the J P Stables' Damon Blue Chip angled off the pegs en route to head-stretch, steadily closing on the pacesetters and ultimately prevailing for a 1:51.1 score in Sunday afternoon's $7000 harness racing featured conditioned pace at gelding was relaxed early, allowing A Fool for Mark , Dont Tell Rusty , and Walks of Life all to make moves to the lead before commencing his. Rated well off a :54.4 half mile, trainer-driver put Damon Blue Chip into play on the far turn, passing a tiring Dont Tell Rusty to take third before reaching the head of the stretch, but still five lengths out of second.

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  8. Barn Girl elevated to Vernon victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | HarnessLink.com

    Vernon, N.Y. -- After being shoved three-wide by Painite on the entry to the far turn, Barn Girl made a push to the fore only to be collared by the offender in Saturday evening's $8,000 Mares Open II Trot at filly, racing well behind a :27.2 first quarter clicked off by Saint Patty's Doll and a :57.1 first half attended by the first-over Concentration . Moving into the far turn, Barn Girl angled second-over, but was carried deeper out by Painite , who vacated the pegs without clearance three-eighths from home.

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  9. The Filly Princess holds sway in featureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | HarnessLink.com

    Vernon, N.Y. -- After sustaining an early push to the lead, The Filly Princess held off a late charge from her pocket rival to take Friday evening's harness racing $10,000 Mares Open Pace at After Express Jet split Love You Bye and Tiger Boudoir to establish the early lead in a :27.4 first quarter, mare caught a :58.2 middle half breather, digging in off the far turn to stave off a late charge from pocket rival Express Jet. The Filly Princess prevailed by half a length, holding firm for a 1:53.3 triumph.

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  10. Barn Doll, Crazy Wow dominate in EBC eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | HarnessLink.com

    Vernon, N.Y. -- Both brushing to the fore and opening up at will on their respective rivals, Barn Doll and Crazy Wow proved dominant in a pair of harness racing The $248,275 Classic for fillies saw Zanna Blu stride to the early lead past her stablemate Allerage Belle , with Barn Doll tracking that pair comfortably through a :28 initial quarter. Moving off the clubhouse turn, filly, clearing Zanna Blu with no trouble before controlling a :56.2 half mile.

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  11. Lucid Thoughts a clear winner in trotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | HarnessLink.com

    Vernon, N.Y. -- Enjoying a pocket trip behind Jaipur through a 1:00.3 middle half, the J P Stables' Lucid Thoughts struck the front in mid-stretch, edging clear through a :27.2 final quarter for a 1-1/2 length victory in Saturday evening's $7,000 harness racing upper-level conditioned trot at gelding floated forward from midfield, securing the pocket behind Jaipur through a :26.4 initial quarter, tracking closely throughout while Jaipur maintained an uncontested lead until the top of the stretch. Trainer-driver turned up the pressure off the corner, propelling Lucid Thoughts to the fore and prevailing in 1:55.

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  12. Godiva Seelster makes good in featured distaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | HarnessLink.com

    Vernon, N.Y. -- Paul and Patricia O'Neil's Godiva Seelster made good on a 1-20 promise, holding off steady pressure from The Filly Princess to prevail in Friday evening's harness racing $10,000 Mares Open Pace at mare worked clear of Purity after dueling through a :26.2 first quarter, continuing up the backstretch to a :54.4 half before bracing for a challenge from 8-1 second choice The Filly Princess . Godiva Seelster accelerated upon facing the threat, holding a length advantage through a :28.1 third quarter and subsequently edging clear in deep stretch.

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  13. 25 enter "Empire Breeders Classic" at VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | HarnessLink.com

    Vernon, N.Y. -- Twenty-five New York-sired 3-year-old trotters have committed to the Empire Breeders Classic events at filly division, with seven entrants in each elimination. The fields, with nominated drivers, are as follows : The top four fillies from each elimination and one fifth-place finisher will contest the following week's final, with the connections of elimination winners granted their choices of post positions in the final.

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  14. Golden Receiver triumphant in his returnRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | HarnessLink.com

    Vernon, N.Y. -- Making his much-anticipated return from a retirement which ultimately resembled a winter layoff, double millionaire Golden Receiver proved triumphant over his four harness racing rivals in Sunday afternoon's featured $10,000 Open Pace at expressed nothing but optimism: "We're excited for Golden Receiver's return, and he is very excited to be back on the racetrack. He's feeling very fresh, and we hope for a successful season."

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  15. Painite prevails from the pocketRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | HarnessLink.com

    Vernon, N.Y. -- After tracking prohibitive favorite Sweet Thing for all but the final two hundred yards, Donn Lewandrowski and Gail Farrell's Painite scored a minor harness racing upset in Saturday evening's $8000 Mares Open II Trot at mare secured the pocket behind Sweet Thing from race's outset, tracking a sensible :56.1 first half mile before ceding second to the first-over McKenzie's Star . Painite stalked a :28.4 third-quarter duel, ultimately making her move in mid-stretch after McKenzie's Star tired from her two-wide press.

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  16. Golden Receiver back on track at VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | HarnessLink.com

    Vernon, N.Y. -- After having enough of retirement through just four months, double harness racing millionaire Golden Receiver makes his return to the races in Sunday afternoon 's featured $10,000 Open Pace at for the Our Horse Cents Stables and Golden Receiver, LLC, was assigned post 4 in the 5-horse event, carded as Sunday's second race. The 10-year-old gelding won 63 of his 172 starts, while finishing in the money on 115 occasions.

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  17. Memorial Day card at VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | HarnessLink.com

    Vernon, N.Y. -- A pair of $6,500 upper-level conditioned events--one for trotters, one for pacers--headlined the Memorial Day harness racing program at The Turn N Burn Stable's Jersey Boy made an early push to the lead in the trotting feature, but was rebuffed by McKenzie's Star through a :27.3 first quarter. The two battled side-by-side for the majority of the race, until Jersey Boy pushed clear in the final eighth, drawing off by three lengths for a 1:54.4 triumph.

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  18. Barn Doll best in Vernon NY Sire StakesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | HarnessLink.com

    Vernon, N.Y. -- Sent off the prohibitive 2-5 favorite, Barn Doll sustained a push to the fore on the far turn, drawing clear for a 1:54 triumph in her $40,600 and Headintheclouds settled in midpack early on, as Magic City cleared the lead through a :28 initial quarter. On the backstretch, angled Barn Doll second-over behind the cover of Frou Frou , but was ultimately left uncovered after a :57.2 half mile as Frou Frou cleared.

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  19. Purity never in doubt in Vernon distaffRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | HarnessLink.com

    Vernon, N.Y. -- Michael Casalino's Purity was never in doubt, sprinting off through a :55.1 back half to soundly defeat her four rivals in Friday evening's $10,000 harness racing Mares Open Pace at mare had no trouble securing the top spot from her inside post, rating a soft :57.4 first half mile while facing nary a challenger. On the far turn, she edged clear of pocket sitting The Filly Princess and first-over Always As Fast , opening up the margin to two lengths through a :27.2 third quarter.

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  20. Little Santamonica tops in Vernon distaffRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | HarnessLink.com

    Vernon, NY -- Taking advantage of a perfect pocket trip, Kelly Hope's Little Santamonica employed potent closing kick en route to a 1:51.2 victory in the harness racing featured $10,000 Mares Open Pace on Friday evening at mare sprinted to the lead early, yielding to even-money favorite Southwind Trini just after a :27.3 initial quarter. With clear sailing from the pocket through a :56.4 middle half, started his bid with Little Santamonica in upper stretch, pushing clear immediately upon asking.

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