First Call trots to $7,000 feature race victory at Vernon Downs

Posted 9/7/19

VERNON — First Call and driver Homer Hochstetler won the featured $7,00 trot at Vernon Downs on Friday. Also trained by Hochstetler, the winner turned in a time of 1:55, finishing ahead of Only …

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First Call trots to $7,000 feature race victory at Vernon Downs

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VERNON — First Call and driver Homer Hochstetler won the featured $7,00 trot at Vernon Downs on Friday.

Also trained by Hochstetler, the winner turned in a time of 1:55, finishing ahead of Only Passing Thru (Jimmy Whittemore) in second and Winning Princess (Jennifer Lappe) in third.

First Call is a 4-year-old mare by Credit winner. It was her sixth win this season. She now has 14 career victories.

Hochstetler, Claude Huckabone Jr. and Howard Parker each drove two winners on the night. Hochstetler got his other win with Bluffton. Huckabone Jr. won with All Heart I Am and Ideal Delight. Parker had victories with The Fixer and Expo.

A 13-race card is scheduled to start at 6:10 tonight.

For more information go to www.vernondowns.com.

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