Trotters turn in 1:55 victories during Vernon Downs program

VERNON — New York Attitude and Archangel tied with a time of 1 minute, 55 seconds for fastest divisional mile honors during Friday night’s $141,200 New York State Fair racing feature for 3-year-old trotters at Vernon Downs.

New York Attitude, driven by Fern Paquet Jr., turned in his career-fastest time during Friday’s seventh event, while Archangel, who was steered by Jim Morrill Jr., came within three-fifths of her career win mark with a convincing score in the ninth event.

Bunny In The Bank won the week’s $9,500 open for female pacers in 1:51.3 with Morrill Jr. steering.

The Downs will present a 10-race program starting at 6:55 tonight to be followed by a fireworks display.

The track will conclude its Memorial Day Weekend with a 13-race card beginning at 1:15 p.m. on Monday.