Vernon Downs To Kick Off 66th Season Of Harness Racing On Friday
The 66th season of live harness racing begins at Vernon Downs on Friday night with a 6:10 post time.
Stephan Gibson, Marketing Services Manager at Vernon Downs, says they're looking forward to getting the season underway.
Highlights of the 2019 season include:
- Kentucky Derby Day, on Saturday, May 4th. Post time for racing is 4:30.
- The Empire Breeders Classic Finals on Memorial Day. Post time is 1:05.
The racing season will run through November 2nd.
A concert to benefit the Food Bank of Central New York will take place at Vernon Downs on August 9th, featuring country music legends Crystal Gayle and Lee Greenwood.
A check for over $44,000 from last year's benefit concert featuring Wynonna Judd was presented to the Food Bank