Trotter Prairie Fortune storms from behind for victory at Vernon Downs

Published Jun 23, 2018 at 4:00pm

VERNON — Rallying from seventh at the half-mile post, Prairie Fortune and driver Mike Deters captured the featured $9,000 open trot on Friday night at Vernon Downs.

Prairie Fortune edged Barn Bella by a head at the finish line, winning in 1:53.2. Muscles Jared was third.

Prairie Fortune, a 6-year-old gelding, scored his eighth win of the season and fourth in a row. He now has 45 career victories.

Driver John MacDonald won five races during the program.

Racing resumes tonight at 6:10.