Vernon NY - Horsemen are reminded that there are a number of Grand Circuit stakes to be raced at Tioga and Vernon Downs over the next few weeks.
The Dr Harry M Zweig Memorial stakes for 3-year-old trotters is scheduled for Friday, August 18 at Vernon Downs. The box will close at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 15.
Horses drawn into the main event for both fillies and colts must be checked into the Detention Barn by 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 17.
Those horsemen intending to stay at the Vernon hotel for the Zweig should make reservations via the Race Office ASAP.
All pertinent information may be found on the Vernon Downs website or by calling the Race Office at (315) 829-6825.
At Tioga Downs next Sunday, August 20 is a really big day.
The Empire Breeders Classic (EBC) pacing finals and Roll With Joe FFA paces are both on the card along with all divisions of the Tompkins-Geers stakes for 2-year-olds. The box for those races will close at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 17.
Horses in the EBC finals and Roll With Joe will be required to be checked into the Detention Barn by 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 19.
Tioga information is available here or by calling the Race Office at (607) 699-7688.