The Grand Circuit W. N. Reynolds Memorial stakes for two year old trotting colts and fillies swings into town on Thursday evening with four divisions, racing for total purses of nearly $150,000.
The fillies split into a pair of sixes, each for $33,000 and Chivaree Hanover is 9-5 on the morning line for Canadian connections in the second race.owns and trains the lass who broke maiden in 1:59.4 at Mohawk and followed that effort with an impressive second in the Champlain, trotting her mile in 1:56.2 on that occasion. is in town and catches the drive on this nice filly.
A Perfect Gem has the favorite's role in division two (race five) for owners Paymaq Racing, Louis Willinger and Daniel Plouffe. She's a sharpfilly who hasn't missed the board in eight starts while amassing nearly $125,000 in earnings and posting a snazzy 1:55.3 record in Pennsylvania stakes. The father/son team of Erv and will handle the training and driving duties, respectively.
The colt races are the seventh and ninth on the card with Exodus Hanover the choice in the $39,100 first division on the strength of five wins in seven outings. Thecolt has picked up over $100,000 this season for trainer and his partners the Ang Frassetto Estate, Old Block Stables and K. Klein. Regular driver is aboard for the Reynolds.
Division two for a purse of $39,500, is a powerful field of eight that includes Resolve, a sharp looking
won a division of the Kindergarten at Tioga Downs in 1:55.2 for trainer/driver and will face a stern test from post eight on Thursday.
Post time is 6:45 on Thursday and you may find even more interesting information on Vernon Downs racing by visiting the track website.
by Nick Salvi