Day At The Track

Jaipur upsets & HHYF camp concludes at Vernon

04:20 AM 20 Jul 2014 NZST
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Jaipur upset in the Vernon Downs feature trot
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The HHYF Summer Camp kids and instructors at Vernon Downs
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Jaipur used a pocket trip to full advantage Friday night in winning the $9,000 Open Trot in 1:55. Sent off at 10-1 Jaipur (Conway Hall-Artemisia Ambrosio) followed the favorite House Money for three quarters of the mile before pulling pocket and notching his third win of the year. Alexandra Berube trains for owner Jerry Clark.

Aaron Byron, Joe Nassimos, & Fern Paquet Jr registered driving doubles on the evening.

HHYF (Harness Horse Youth Foundation) concluded its five day camp with two exhibition races Friday night. Mackenzie Rosenberg assisted by Claude Huckabone III & Rebecca Thomas assisted by Adam Capizzano was victorious. Other participants in the camp included Jacob Bouck, Cameron Gray, Andrew Lounsbury, Sophie Norton, and Danielle Stormes. HHYF now moves onto Pocono Downs.

Vernon Downs offers a 10 race card Saturday evening with first post 6:45 pm. Destiny USA gift cards will be given away ranging from $100 up to $250.

by Scott Warren, for Vernon Downs

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