MacDonald in sulky for five winners at Vernon Downs


VERNON — John MacDonald had five driving wins and four training victories during Saturday night’s harness racing program at Vernon Downs.

MacDonald won the featured $6,500 trot with Kabu. steering the 7-year-old gelding to a 1:55.1 come-from-behind victory. It was Kabu’s eighth win of the season and 29th lifetime. Southwind Cruze was second and Cantad Kid took third.

MacDonald also won the featured $6,500 pace with Oh My Joepa, who is also owned and trained by MacDonald.

The 10-year-old gelding Oh My Joepa turned in a 1:54.4 mile for his sixth win of the year and 51st lifetime victory, with Card Knock Life taking second and I am Golden taking third.

MacDonald also drove and trained Girllovepearls and Stonebridge Frosty to victories and was also in the sulky for winner Fox Valley Photog.

Racing resumes on Friday night at 6:10.

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