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Winndevie captures the $118,000 New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) for 3-year-old trotting fillies at Vernon Downs on Thursday (August 8). She was driven by Jason Bartlett. Sensibility (Tyler Buter) led to the first quarter in :26.2. Quincy Blue Chip (Jim Morrill Jr.) was second best but went on a break right near the first quarter mark. Woodside Charm (Verlin Yoder), who was the 2018 2-year-old trotter of the year, took over the lead heading for the back stretch. She hit the half in :56.1 and was first to three-quarters in 1:25.3. Winndevie ($15.40), who is owned by the Purple Haze Stables and trained by Trond Smedshammer, was fourth at the halfway mark. She then went first-over heading around the last turn. She then joined Woodside Charm as they hit three-quarters. When they reached the stretch it was all Winndevie as she powered home to win in a lifetime best of 1:54.0. Sensibility finished second with Sweet Chapter (Matt Kakaley) getting third money. Quincy Blue Chip recovered from her early break and finished fourth. Woodside Charm, who was seven for seven as a freshman, is winless in her two starts as a sophomore. Winndevie is a 3-year-old filly by Credit Winner. It was her third win this season and her ninth career victory. George Ducharme trained three winners on the evening. He got his wins with The Fixer ($2.30), Hannah Dreamgirl ($11.20), and Crysalline ($4.20). There is no live racing at Vernon Downs on Friday (August 9) due to the Lee Greenwood and Crystal Gayle concert. Live racing returns on Saturday (August 10) with an 11 race card starting at 6:10 p.m. For more information go to www.vernondowns.com by John Horne, for Vernon Downs

Unusual Clarity (Joe Nassimos) comes flying late to win the featured $6,000 fillies and mares pace at Vernon Downs on Wednesday (August 7). Traffic Jam (Howard Parker) went to the front just before hitting the first quarter in :26.2. Her lead was two lengths as she hit the half in :55.0. She was still in control when hitting three-quarters in 1:24.0. Unusual Clarity ($9.70), who is owned by Nicholas Gibides and trained by Paul Minckler, was fifth at the half. She found herself in fourth after three-quarters. It looked like Traffic Jam was going to cruise to an easy victory but Unusaul Clarity found another gear and went by Traffic Jam just before the finish. She equaled her lifetime best of 1:52.3. Traffic Jam had to settle for second with Love Live Laugh (Jimmy Whittemore) finishing third. Unusual Clarity is a 4-year-old mare by Betterthancheddar. It was her eighth win this season. She now owns 13 career victories. Vernon leading driver John MacDonald had two wins on the night to give him 71 victories this season. Howard Parker is second with 58 tallies. Jimmy Whittemore is third with 51 wins. Claude Huckabone III has 26 wins so far this season for fourth place. His dad Claude Huckabone Jr. rounds out the top five with 22 trips to the winner's circle. Vernon Downs returns to live racing on Thursday (August 8) featuring New York Sire stakes for sophomore trotting fillies. The 11 race card starts at 6:10 p.m. For more information go to www.vernondowns.com. by John Horne, for Vernon Downs

Tioga Downs will feature six Tompkins-Geers stakes races for freshman trotters and pacers on Friday, August 9. There are two harness racing divisions of the Geers Stakes for 2-year-old pacing colts & geldings. Each division will race for a purse of $29,350. In the first division the 9-5 morning line favorite is the Linda Toscano trained Columbo (Jim Morrill Jr.). He is a colt by Sweet Lou-No More Loving. In the second division the morning line favorite at 9-5 is Western Vacation (Andy Miller) The gelding by Western Ideal-Robin Cruiser is trained by Julie Miller In the $64,900 Geers Stakes for 2-year-old pacing fillies the 2-1 morning line favorite is the Erv Miller trained entry of Coconut Beach (Jim Morrill Jr.) and Bolt Of Beauty (Marcus Miller). Coconut Beach is a filly by Art Major-Gold Beach. Bolt Of Beauty is a filly by Bolt The Duer-Natural Luck. The $54,000 Arthur Tompkins Memorial for 2-year-old trotting colts & geldings features an entry of four as the 4-5 morning line favorites. They consist of Rukiddnme (Muscle Mass-Uh Oh its Lindy) who is trained by Ake Svanstedt and driven by Jim Morrill Jr. , Light Blue Movers (Ready Cash-Prinessa) is driven by Dexter Dunn and trained by Svanstedt. Ceventry Hall (Cash Hall-Canland Hall) is also trained by Svanstedt and has Corey Callahan at the helm, along with Sixteen who is driven by Wally Hennessey and trained by Rick Zeron. There are two divisions of the Arthur Tompkins Memorial for 2-year-old trotting fillies. Julie Miller trains both favorites. Aldabra Hanover (Andy Miller) is the 8-5 morning line favorite in the $41,800 first division. She is a filly by Muscle Hill-anonyme Hanover. Hannah (Andy Miller) is the 8-5 morning line favorite in the $41,300 second division. She is a filly by Muscle Hill-Viva Las Lindy. The 11 race card starts at 6:15 p.m. by John Horne, for Tioga Downs  

Vernon Downs will host a $118,000 leg of the of New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) for 3-year-old trotting fillies on Thursday (August 8). There is only one division racing on Thursday but the field is loaded. It features last year's 2-year-old trotting filly of the year Woodside Charm (Verlin Yoder). The Chapter Seven filly is owned and trained by Yoder and listed as the 5-2 morning line favorite She was a perfect seven for seven as a freshman including a brilliant win in the $600,000 Breeders Crown a season ago. She has only raced once as a sophomore suffering her only career loss in The $40,000 Start Destroyer Stakes at Hoosier Park on June 26th. She was second to Grand Swan (Swan For All). She looks for her first win as a 3-year-old on Thursday. Her stiffest competition looks to be the Richard Banca trained Quincy Blue Chip (Jim Morrill Jr.). The filly by Chapter Seven has six wins as a sophomore including a victory in the $209,500 Empire Breeders Classic (EBC) at Vernon Downs in May. Quincy Blue Chip, who is owned by Banca along with Barbara and James Boese, comes into Thursday with 10 career trips to the winner's circle. She is listed as the second choice at 7-2. Also in this strong field is last year's $225,000 2-year-old NYSS Final winner Winndevie (Jason Bartlett). Trond Smedshammer trains the filly by Credit Winner for the Purple Haze Stables. She was six for seven as a freshman with her only loss coming to Woodside Charm during a leg of the NYSS last season at Saratoga. She has two wins in her seven starts this season getting NYSS wins at Yonkers and Buffalo. She is at 8-1 on the morning line. Other top contenders in the field include the George Ducharme trained Sensibility (Tyler Buter). She is listed at 9-2. At 6-1 is Sweet Chapter (Matt Kakaley), who is trained by Blake Macintosh. The 11 race card will start at 6:10 p.m. There is no live racing at Vernon Downs on Friday (August 9) because of theCrystal Gayle and Lee Greenwood concert. For more information go to www.vernondowns.com by John Horne, for Vernon Downs                  

Wally Hennessey driove five harness racing winners including the $12,000 Open Handicap Pace at Tioga Downs on Sunday (August 4). In the feature, Rebellious (Mike Merton) went to the front and put in a fast first quarter of :25.4. Americanprimetime ($5.10) followed in second with Funknwaffles (Gates Brunet) in the third position. Rebellious slowed things down a little with a :28.3 second quarter hitting the half in :53.4. Americanprimetime would make his move going first-over with three-eighths of a mile left. Rebellious still led to three-quarters in 1:21.2. Americanprimetime, who is owned by Rock&Roll Stable Inc. and trained by Rick Dane Jr., charged to the front as they reached the stretch. Americanprimetime found another gear and breezed in the stretch to equal his seasonal best in 1:50.0. Rebellious held on for second. Funknwaffles finished third. Americanprimetime is a 7-year-old horse by American Ideal. It was his eighth win this season. He now has won 36 times in his career. Hennessey's other wins came with Thatsjusthowiroll ($7.90), Lily Hammer ($6.10), Miss Real Deal ($5.90), and Hugh Hefner N ($3.20). Joe Skowyra trained four winners on the day. He combined with Hennessey to win with Hugh Hefner N. His other wins came with Mr Big Bucks ($2.30), Freak On A Leash ($4.20), and The Spy ($15.40). Tioga Downs returns to live racing on Friday (August 9) with an 11 race card starting at 6:15 p.m. For more information go to www.tiogadowns.com by John Horne, for Tioga Downs

Howard Parker gets five driving wins during the 10 race card at Vernon Downs on Saturday (August 3). One of Parker's wins came with Tempster Hanover ($4.80) in the $5,000 co-featured pace. Tempster Hanover took the lead just before hitting the first quarter in :27.0. He controlled the pace hitting the half in :56.1 and three-quarters in 1:24.3. Owned by Riley Asher-Stalbaum and trained by Misty Carey, he would get minor pressure by second place finisher Electrofire (Jennifer Lappe) at the top of the stretch. Tempster Hanover had plenty in the tank to win in 1:52.2. Burkentine Hanover (Jimmy Whittemore finished third. Tempster Hanover is a 9-year-old gelding by Somebeachsomewhere. It was win three of 2019. He now owns 30 career victories. Parker's other wins came with Box Of Gifts ($2.90), Wind Damage Blues ($4.40), Hands Off Frank ($3.70), Fox Valley Photog ($6.50). Heavens Storm (Claude Huckabone Jr.) captured the other $5,000 feature. Heavens Storm ($4.20) went to the front and led to a first quarter of :29.3. Marvalous One (Jimmy Whittemore) then took control and led to the half in :59.2 and three-quarters in 1:27.1. Heavens Storm, who is owned by Gordon Swift and trained by Jeff Sorenson, went first over and went by second place finisher Marvalous One to win in 1:56.1. Northern Rein (Claude Huckabone III) was third best. Heavens Storm is a 5-year-old horse by Rock N Roll Heaven. It was his third win this season . He now owns seven career victories. Live racing returns to Vernon Downs on Wednesday (August 7) at 6:10 p.m. with a nine race card and featuring the first day of "Corntastic". There will be no live racing on Friday (August 9) because of the Crystal Gayle and Lee Greenwood concert. For more information go to www.vernondowns.com by John Horne for Vernon Downs.

Tag Up And Go (Mike Merton) captures the $10,000 featured trot at Tioga Downs on Saturday (August 3). Campbellini (Jim Taggart Jr.) led to the first quarter in :27.4. Tag Up And Go ($4.80) then took the lead as they went by the stands for the first time. He led to the half in :57.0 and to three-quarters in 1:25.1. Tag Up And Go, who is trained by Patti Harmon for owners Lester Gelardi Jr., and Anthony Passafaro, led to the stretch. Dragin The Wagin (Aaron Byron) came first over and tried to challege for the the lead. Tag Up And Go was too strong and would get the victory in 1:54.3. Dragin The Wagon settled for second. Miss Flora (Corey Braden) came charging late to finish third. Tag Up And Go is a 9-year-old gelding by Angus Hall. It was his ninth win this season. He now has 48 career victories. Leading driver Wally Hennessey drove four winners on the night. He got his wins with Geronimo Fame ($18.00), Sweet Royalty ($8.60), Beguin Dugoutier F ($6.90), and Cinnabar Hall ($2.70) Tioga Downs returns to live racing on Sunday (August 3) with an 11 race card starting at 1 p.m. For more information go to www.tiogadowns.com by John Horne, for Tioga Downs

First Call (Homer Hochstetler) takes the $7,000 featured trot at Vernon Downs on Friday (August 2). Alex The Great (John MacDonald) went to the lead and controlled all the early fractions (:26.4, :57.0, 1:26.3). First Call ($7.10), who is trained by Homer Hochstetler for owners Robert Buddig, Connie Hochstetler, and Allen Schwartz, went first over just before the three-quarter mark. Only Passing Thru (Jimmy Whittemore) found an opening by the pylons but First Call was not to be denied and she won in 1:55.3. Only Passing Thru finished second. Bill's Man (John Butenschoen) came on late to finish third. First Call is a 4-year-old mare by Credit Winner. She won for the fourth time this season and now owns 12 career victories. John MacDonald drove four winners on the night. He combined with trainer Jody Weidman for wins with Mr French ($42.20), and East To Cincy ($5.30). His other two wins came with Expo ($4.60), and Gimme The Cash ($14.60). Vernon Downs returns to live racing on Saturday (August 3) with a 10 race card starting at 6:10 p.m. For more information go to www.vernondowns.com John Horne, for for Vernon Downs

Juxta Cowgirl (Aaron Byron) captures the $12,000 featured fillies and mares open on Friday (August 2). Juxta Cowgirl ($21.40) went to the front and led to a first quarter of :26.1. Gigi From Fiji (Wally Hennessey) sat in the pocket and followed as Juxta Cowgirl led to the half in :55.3 and controlled the pace to three-quarters in 1:22.4. Juxta Cowgirl, who is trained by Mike Watson for owners Robert Cooper Stables LLC., and Glasser Racing LLC., led going to the stretch. Gigi From Fiji popped out of the pocket and came charging late but Juxta Cowgirl dug in and won in a seasonal best of 1:51.2. Gigi From Fiji settled for second. Gold Star Mysti (Corey Braden) finished third. Juxta Cowgirl is a 5-year-old mare by Relentless Yankee. It was her third win this season. She now has 34 career victories. Fern Paquet Jr. drove three winners on the night. He finished first with Gold Star Aurora ($3.80), Nothern Dali ($18.00), and Shutthefrontdoor ($10.80). Tioga Downs returns to live racing on Saturday (August 3) with a 10 race card starting at 6:15 p.m. For more information go to www.tiogadowns.com by John Horne, for Tioga Downs

Love A Good Story (Andy Miller) remains unbeaten after winning the $53,000 first division of the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) for freshman trotting fillies at Vernon Downs on Thursday (August 1). Charlotte Chaplin (Howard Parker) led to a first quarter of :29.1. Love A Good Story ($5.20) took the lead at the top of the back stretch and led to the half in :59.4. Reba Blue Chip (Verlin Yoder) came flying on the outside from fifth and went along side Love A Good Story all around the final turn. Love A Good Story still led to three-quarters in 1:28.4. Love A Good Story, who is trained by Julie Miller for owners Pinske Stables, Kentuckiana Racing Stable and Daniel Plouffe, still had a slight lead at the top of the stretch. Reba Blue Chip veered out a little bit in mid-stretch but would give one large charge but fell just short as Love A Good Story hit the line first in 1:56.0. Reba Blue Chip settled for second best. Charlotte Chaplin finished third. Love A Good Story is a filly by Chapter Seven-Celebrity Lovin. She is now a perfect five for five in her young career. Seventimesalady (Ake Svanstedt) hangs on to win the $52,000 second division of the NYSS. Seventimesalady ($2.70) led C Me Hyde (Phil Fluet) by a nose as they hit the first quarter in :27.0. C Me Hyde took over but it was short lived as Seventimesalady re-claimed the lead and hit the half in :56.1. Munster (Kasper Foget) put on the pressure and battled Seventimesalady around the final turn. Seventimesalady led to three-quarters in 1:27.4. Seventimesalady, who his owned by trainer Svanstedt, Little E LLC., and Knutsson Trotting Inc., shook lose at the top of the stretch. She wasn't out of the woods yet as Without A Warning (Scott Zeron) came flying late but Seventimesalday held on to win by a nose in a lifetime best of 1:56.4. Without A Warning held to settle for second. Hushabye (Tyler Buter) finished third. Seventimesalady is a filly by Chapter Seven-Ava Marion. It was her second win in four career starts. Vernon Downs returns to live racing on Friday (August 2) with a 10 race card starting at 6:10 p.m. For more information go to www.vernondowns.com. by John Horne, for Vernon Downs

Vernon, NY - Vernon Downs welcomes two divisions of the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) on Thursday (August 1) The unbeaten Love A Good Story (Andy Miller) is the 9-5 morning line favorite in the $53,000 first division. The filly by Chapter Seven-Celebrity Lovin is trained by Julie Miller for owners Pinske Stables, Kentuckiana Racing Stable, and Daniel Plouffe. She has NYSS wins at Buffalo, Tioga Downs, Yonkers, and Batavia. That makes her a perfect four for four in her young career. The second choice at 2-1 is the Rick Zeron trained Illdoitmyself (Scott Zeron). The filly by Chapter Seven-Domello is still searching for her first win but she has three seconds in her four starts. She is owned by Rick Zeron Stables, James Walker, and Van Camp Trotting Corp. Munster (Kasper Foget) is the 9-5 morning line choice in the $52,000 second division. The filly by Chapter Seven-Richesse Oblige S is trained by Per Engblom for owners Black Horse Racing, and Wiesman Farms LLC. She has a win and two seconds in three career starts so far. Her win was a leg of the NYSS at Yonkers. Seventimesalady (Ake Svanstedt) is the second morning line choice at 2-1. The Chapter Seven-Ava Marion filly is coming off a NYSS win at Batavia. Owned by trainer Svanstedt with Little E LLC., and Knutsson Trotting Inc., she is one for three lifetime. The 11 race card starts at 6:10 p.m. For more information go to www.vernondowns.com by John Horne, for Vernon Downs  

Harness racing driver Mike Merton won the $11,000 featured pace with Rebellious and drove four more winners at Tioga Downs on Sunday (July 28). Rebellious ($5.30) went straight to the lead and led to the first quarter in :26.1. Americanprimetime (Wally Hennessey) took over as they went by the stands for the first time. He controlled the pace as they hit the half in :53.3 and three-quarters in 1:21.3. Rebellious, who is owned by trainer Mike Deters and Joel Warner, went first-over just before three-quarters. He would fly right by and win going away in a new lifetime mark of 1:49.0. Americanprimetime held on for second. Motown N (Jeffrey Long) finished third. Rebellious is a 5-year-old gelding by Mach Three. It was his seventh win this season. He now owns 26 career victories. Rebellious Merton got his other wins with Melanie's Fran ($4.60), Mr Big Bucks ($2.90), Itsnoproblemman ($15.80), and The Spy ($6.10). Trainer Mike Deters swept the co-features as Prairie Fortune (Jim Meittinis) destroys the field in the $11,000 featured trot. Dragin The Wagon (Aaron Byron) took the lead just before hitting the first quarter in :26.4. He was first to the half in :56.2. Prairie Fortune ($2.50), who is owned by Deters and Laurie Poulin, went first over on the back stretch and took over with three-eighths of a mile to go. He hit three-quarters first in 1:23.4. He breezed down the stretch to win by 10 1/2 lengths in a lifetime best of 1:52.3. Jack Rules (Andy Santeramo) finished second. Campbellini (Corey Braden) was third best. Prairie Fortune is a 7-year-old gelding by Arapa Victory. It was his seventh win this season. He now owns 54 career victories. Tioga Downs returns to live racing on Friday (August 2) with a nine race card starting at 6:15 p.m. For more information go to www.tiogadowns.com John Horne for Tioga Downs

Truth And Liberty (Mike Simons) takes the $12,000 fillies & mares harness racing open 1 at Tioga Downs on Saturday (July 27). Brunhilda (Fern Pauqet Jr.) went to the front and controlled all the early fractions (:27.0, :56.3, 1:24.2). Truth And Liberty ($10.00), who is owned by Fairy Horsemother Stables and trained by Simons, went first -over from third just before the three-quarter mark. She was side by side with Brunhilda going around the final turn. Truth And Liberty shook loose and held off the late charge by second place finisher Gold Star Mysti (Corey Braden) to win in 1:52.4. Kruella (Jim Meittinis) finished third. Truth And Liberty is a 7-year-old mare by Total Truth. She won for the fifth time this season. She now has 40 career victories. Aaron Byron drove four winners on the night. He finished first with Check Mach ($7.60), Here's The Magic ($17.40), Jett Star ($5.70), and Lusty Delight ($7.20). Mike Simons and Jim Meittinis each had driving doubles on the evening. Simons got his other win with Baby I'm Worth It ($5.10). Meittinis went to the winner's circle with Joey Pro ($5.70), and McKenzie's Star ($10.20). Tioga Downs returns to live racing with a 12 race card on Sunday (July 28) starting at 1 p.m. For more information go to www.tiogadowns.com John Horne for Tioga Downs    

Golden Gun (Claude Huckabone Jr.) wins the $6,000 harness racing featured pace at Vernon Downs on Saturday (July 27). Golden Gun ($8.60) led to the first quarter in :26.2. Golden Brit (Howard Parker) took control just before the top of the back stretch. He led to the half in :55.3 and three-quarters 1:24.3. Golden Gun, who is owned by The Wiz Kids Stable and trained by Jeff Sorenson, sat in the pocket trip. He went first-over just before the three-quarter mark and held off a late charge by Skip Jive (Jimmy Whittemore) to win in 1:52.3. Skip Jive settled for second money. Electrofire (Jennifer Lappe) finished third. Golden Gun is a 9-year-old gelding by Headmaster. It was his second win this season and 34th career victory. Driver Jimmy Whittemore and trainer Marissa Chadbourne combined for three winners on the night. They got their wins with Burkentine Hanover ($8.00), Winding Hill ($4.80), and Poisonous ($2.30). Homer Hochstetler got a driver-trainer double with Hongerholt Red ($4.70), and Bro ($2.50). Vernon Downs returns to live racing on Thursday (August 1) with an 11 race card. The card features two divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for 2-year-old trotting fillies. Post time is 6:10 p.m. For more information go to www.vernondowns.com. John Horne for Vernon Downs.  

Vernon Downs welcomes two harness racing divisions of the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) for 2-year-old trotting colts and geldings on Thursday (July 25). Both divisions race for a purse of $54,000. Berkery J (Jason Bartlett) is the 2-1 morning line favorite in the first division. The 2-year-old colt by Chapter Seven-Southwind Catlin is owned by Ken Jacobs and trained by George Ducharme. He has one win in three starts in his career. He won a NYSS race at Yonkers. The second choice at 3-1 is the entry of Barn Holden (Kevin Cummings) and Bluffinner (Trond Smedshammer). Barn Holden is a 2-year-old colt by Conway Hall-Barn Babe. He is owned the Purple Haze Stables, Out In the Country Stable, Nancy Pratt, and trainer Steven Pratt. He got his only career victory in a leg of the NYSS at Yonkers. Bluffinner is a 2-year cold by Credit Winner-Bluff. He is owned by the Purple Haze Stables and trained by Smedshammer. It will be his first career race. The Ake Svanstedt trained entry of Third Shift (Jim Morrill Jr.) and R Herbie Blue Chip (Svanstedt) is the 2-1 morning line choice in the second division. Third Shift is a 2-year-old colt by Chapter Seven-Overnight Command, who is owned by Melby Gard Inc. He has a NYSS win at Tioga Downs. R Herbie Blue Chip is a 2-year-old colt by Here Comes Herbie-New Hampshire Girl. He is owned by Svanstedt, Blue Chip Bloodstock, and Herbert Burns III. The colt finished third his last time out. Bourbon Express (Jason Bartlett) is the second choice at 3-1. He is owned by trainer Jessica Okusko, Slavatore Vullo, and James De Armond. The 2-year-old colt by RC Royalty-Kasha has two wins in three career starts including a NYSS win at Buffalo. The 10 race card at Vernon Downs starts at 6:10 p.m. For more information go to www.vernondowns.com   John Horne for Vernon Downs

Tioga Downs hosted three harness racing divisions of the New York Sire Stake for 2-year-old pacing fillies on Monday (July 22). Movie Town (Tyler Buter) comes flying late to steal the $34,866 first division. Coconut Beach (Marcus Miller) controlled the early fractions. She hit the first quarter in :28.0 and the half in :58.4. Lolas Gold (Dexter Dunn) went first-over and pressured Coconut as they hit three-quarters in 1:27.1. As they hit the stretch Roll With Angel went three-wide to take a short lead in mid-stretch. Movie Town ($10.60), who is owned by the Bay Pond Racing Stable and trained by Jeffrey Stafford, hit the stretch like he had a rocketwas strapped to her and blew right by to win in 1:56.2. Roll With Angel had to settle for second as Coconut Beach held on for third. Movie Town is a 2-year-old filly by American Ideal-New Hollywood. It was her first career win. So Rude (Matt Kakaley) captured the $35.566 second division. Merga Hanover (Yannick Gingras) took the lead hitting the first quarter in :26.4. Galleria Gal (Dexter Dunn) took control just before going past the stands for the first time. She hit the half first in :56.0 and was first to three-quarters in 1:24.2. Racine Belle (Jason Bartlett) went first-over and challenged Galleria Girl around the final turn. Racine Belle then took over at the top of the stretch. So Rude So Rude ($7.00), who is trained by Scott Di Domenico for owners Geoffrey Lyons and Glenn Goller, was second-over as they went around the last turn. As they reached the stretch she would slingshot right on by to win in a lifetime best of 1:53.3. Merga Hanover came up late to finish second. Racine Belle held on for third. So Rude is a 2-year-old filly by So Surreal-I Am A Snob. It was her second career win in four lifetime starts. Turnthefrownaround (Dexter Dunn) is victorious in the $35,566 third division. Cash Roll (Scott Zeron) led to the first quarter in :27.2. Tipperary Hill (Wally Hennessey) went on by at the top of the stretch. Cash Roll then re-claimed the lead with a lap to go. She led the way to the half in :57.1 and to three-quarters in 1:24.3. Turnthefrownaround ($7.90), who is owned by Craig Henderson and trained by Chris Ryder, went first-over before the three-quarter mark. She took the lead at the top of the stretch and breezed home to win her first career race in 1:53.3. Hidden Cove (Marcus Miller) was second best. Hen Party (Yannick Gingras) was third. Turnthefrownaround Turnthefrowaround is a 2-year-old filly by Roll With Joe-Knockout Pout. Wally Hennessey drove five winners on the day. He got his wins with Believe In Angels ($10.20), Americanprimetime ($4.60), Kitty Hoyne ($6.70), Lady Boss ($2.80), and Lilly Hammer ($4.30). Dexter Dunn recorded four winners on the day. His other wins came with Lookatmyart ($5.90), Dragon Roll ($9.20), and Herecomesmagotta. The will be no live racing this Friday (July 26) because of the George Thoroughgood concert. Live racing returns to Tioga Downs on Saturday (July 27) starting at 6:15 p.m. For more information go to www.tiogadowns.com.   John Horne for Tioga Downs.  

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