Parkhill Horton wins feature at Downs

Published Aug 12, 2017 at 4:00pm

VERNON — Parkhill Horton charged out to the lead and went gate-to-wire in the trotting feature at Vernon Downs on Friday night.

Parkhill Horton set up fractions of :26.3, :56.2, 1:26.1 and won the event in 1:55.2. Sweet Ashley T finished second and Ozymandias placed third.

It was Parkhill Horton’s third victory of the season and 20th of his career. Parkhill Horton was driven by Jimmy Whittemore, who added two other victories under his belt on Friday night. He teamed up with Jackson’s Gold and Gingertree Finnegan.

Joe Nassimos also amassed three wins, winning with The Big Muscle, CJ’S Roll On Two and Funny Photo.

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Live racing returns to the Downs tonight at 6:45.