Tataria races to 1:52.2 mile at Vernon Downs

Published Jun 17, 2017 at 4:00pm

VERNON — Turman Gale drove Tataria to victory in Friday night’s $7,500 fillies and mares feature race a Vernon Downs.

Tataria sat in the pocket before passing It’s A Miracle and driver Chris Lems for the win in a time of 1:52.2.

Lems finished with three victories on the night.

Racing returns to the Downs tonight with an 11-race card with post time set for 6:45.

After the third and sixth races, the ostriches and camels make their way back to Vernon Downs tonight.

On Sunday, a special Father’s Day matinee will begin at 1:05 p.m. with a program featuring the $500,000 Empire Breeders Classic.