First Call trots to feature race win at Vernon Downs

Posted 8/24/19

VERNON — First Call and driver Homer Hochstetler won the featured trot at Vernon Downs on Friday night. First Call, who is trained by Homer Hochstetler, won in 1:55.2. Only Passing Thru (Jimmy …

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First Call trots to feature race win at Vernon Downs

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VERNON — First Call and driver Homer Hochstetler won the featured trot at Vernon Downs on Friday night.

First Call, who is trained by Homer Hochstetler, won in 1:55.2.

Only Passing Thru (Jimmy Whittemore) was second and American JJ (Michael Miller) finished third.

First Call is a 4-year-old mare by Credit Winner. It was her third win this season. She now has won 13 times in her career.

Whittemore drove three winners on the night. He got his wins with Gracie G, Bold Fresh and Southwind Vixen. Gates Brunet was driver-trainer for two wins. He got his wins with Meghan C and Michelle Christine. Ben McNeil drove two winners on the night. He came in first with Jersey Boy and Gimmesomeroom.

Live racing resumes tonight at 6:10 with a 13-event card.

For more information go to www.vernondowns.com.

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