VERNON — Chatelroll and driver Howard Parker captured the featured pace at Vernon Downs on Saturday.
Manverick (Howard Okusko Jr.) took the lead as the field made the turn for home. Chatelroll was fourth after three-quarters. He went flying down the stretch and blew right by to win in 1:52.4. Manverick settled for second best with Electrofire (Jennifer Lappe) coming up to finish third.
Chatelroll, owned by Purple Haze Stables and trained by George Ducharme, is a 3-year-old colt by Roll WIth Joe. It was his sixth win in 11 starts this season. He now owns eight career victories.
Parker and Ducharme also combined for a win with Charlotte Chaplin on the night. Leon Bailey drove three winners on Saturday. He got wins with Jamaican Cowboy, Awesum Ace and Winery Hanover. John MacDonald and Claude Huckabone Jr. each drove two winners on the card. MacDonald trained and drove Lunar Stride and Sgt Papa Daddy to the winner's circle. Huckabone Jr. won with Regal Escape and Weapon To Win.
Vernon Downs returns to live racing on Friday at 6:10 p.m.
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