Monte performers were in action Friday evening with the Vernon Downs Monte Series Final contested by seven starters for a purse of $5,700.
The race was non-wagering. Tymal Oh So Nice took the lead at the 5/8 mile post and drew off for an easy 13-length score in 2:04s for Heather Reese. The winner, a five year-old gelded son of -Tymal Abracadabra- is trained by who co-owns with Valeria Blackmore.
The victory was his second in six 2014 starts under saddle. teamed John-michael to be second ahead of My Irish Molly with Jocelyn Lavigne aboard.
At Mohawk a $5,000 non-wagering monte event was held with eight contestants. Radical Dreamer with up and Tragically Shipp with Natalie Elliot in the irons hit the wire together in a dead-heat for win.
Radical Dreamer, a solid monte performer this season, is owned by Millard and trainer Ronald O'Neill of Cambridge. Tragically Shipp is trained by Lee Watson for Lynne and .
The next scheduled monte events in Ontario listed below:
10/1 Western Fair
by Thomas H. Hicks, for MonteAmerica