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Sunday, August 6, 2017

Oh My Joepa wins Vernon feature.

Oh My Joepa (John MacDonald) would take the Vernon Downs featured pace ($7,500) on Saturday night (August 5).  MacDonald would win three more on the night giving him 13 for the last three nights at Vernon.

Golden Gun (Shawn McDonough) would take them to the first quarter in :27.0.  After that it was all Oh My Joepa (Rocknroll Hanover), owned and trained by MacDonald, the 9 year-old gelding would follow with fractions of :56.0, 1:23.4, 1:52.0 to win by three lengths. 

Appolo Seelster (Truman Gale) would come up late to finish second best.  Calvin B (Bret Crawford) was third.

Oh My Joepa ($3.20) would win for the 12th time this season and for the 43rd time in his career.

MacDonald would also would win with Forever Effie ($4.30), Blended Whiskey ($3.10), and All Stienam ($4.60).

Vernon Downs returns to live action on Thursday (August 10) with an 11 race card starting a 6:45.

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