Day At The Track

Calvin B wins Open Pace at Vernon

03:42 PM 08 Oct 2017 NZDT
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Calvin B, Harness Racing
Calvin B
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Calvin B (Chris Lems) would capture the harness racing featured Open Pace ($11,400) at Vernon Downs on Saturday (October 7).

The favorite Oh My Joepa (John MacDonald) would take the lead just before the first quarter. Putting up early fractions :26.1, :55.3.

Calvin B (Bettor's Delight), who is owned by Delores Smiel and trained by Heidi Rohr, went first over and took control just before three-quarters. He would put them away in the stretch to win in 1:50.0.

Geez Joe (Atlee Bender) would charge late and come up to finish second. Dreams Beachboy (Jimmy Whittemore) would take third.

Calvin B ($10.80) would win for the seventh time this season and won for the 28th time in his career.

Lems would also get a win with Mac's Black Hat ($4.60).

Leading driver John MacDonald would win three on the night. He got victories with Cam's Lucky Sam ($2.60), A Fool For Mark ($2.80), and Yule Love It ($10.00).

Live Action returns to Vernon Downs on Friday (October 13) starting at 6:45 p.m.

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