Lems wins three times to close gap on Downs driving leader MacDonald

Published Jul 15, 2017 at 4:00pm

VERNON — The fight for the driver’s title between Chris Lems and John MacDonald intensified on Friday night at Vernon Downs as Lems drove Wings of Royalty to victory in the featured race.

With Lems in the sulky, Wings of Royalty flew out of the gate and cruised to a 1:52 victory.

Lems won three races to push his season total at the Downs to 52. MacDonald, who leads the way with 54 wins, was shut out on Friday.

Lems also won with Mittnage A Trois and Gimme The Cash.

Complete race results and entries can be found on: romesentinel.com/sports

Racing resumes tonight at 6:45.