The State Fair weekend kicks off on Friday, August 24 with the 2-year old filly trotters and pacers with a post time of 6:55 pm. Vernon Downs will be hosting a carnival like atmosphere all weekend long (August 24 - 26) leading up to Sunday's (August 26 - post time 1:15 pm) harness racing Drivers' Championship and $700,000e Zweig Memorial Trot.
On Saturday, August 25th, Vernon Downs will be hosting a free golf outing for all horsemen and owners in the morning (planned tee time: 8:30 am). The tournament will be held at Rome Country Club and will be a four person captain and crew format tournament.
Hotel rooms are available at Vernon Downs for the State Fair celebration (August 24 – 26), and all reservations and golf sign ups can be directed to Jason M. Settlemoir, VP of Racing and Simulcast at 607.699.7588 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on Vernon Downs please visit us online at www.vernondowns.com.
by Dustin ROSS