John Horne for Vernon Downs.
The second race featured pace
proved to be be exciting.
Sassy Hanover (Cluade Huckabone
Jr) would jump right out of the gate to take the early lead. Hitting the
first quarter in 27.2. Then Truman Gale would guide JDS Brent N Sheree
first over from third to lead at the half in 56.0.
Pantheon Hanover (Chris Lems)
found himself six lengths back with a half mile to go. After JDS Brent N
Sheree led them to three-quarters in 123.3, Sassy Hanover would go first over
at the top of the stretch.
Lems then would take Pantheon
Hanover three wide. The 5 year-old Somebeachsomewhere gelding would wear
them down in the stretch to take the main event.
Sassy Hanover finished second with
JDS Brent N Sheree Hanging on for third.
Pantheon Hanover who is owned by
Philip Hale and trainer David Dewhurst paid $6.90 for the win.
Vernon Downs returns to racing on
Friday (May 12) at 6:45 pm.
For more information visit our
website at www.vernondowns.com