2023 Vernon season to close Saturday

Vernon, NY — Vernon Downs will pull the curtains down on its 70th anniversary season on Saturday (Nov. 18).

The “Miracle Mile” enjoyed a great 2023 season. The track opened on July 1, 1953. This season of celebration hit its peak on July 1, with many guests including owner Jeff Gural and legendary announcer Jim Moran.

Moran was the race caller for over 50 years. He reminisced about the history of Vernon Downs and signed autographs while chatting with his many fans.

Our last weekend of live racing commences on Friday (Nov. 17) with an 11-race card starting at 6:05 p.m.

On closing night, Saturday (Nov. 18), we will recognize our driver and trainer of the year as well as trotter and pacer of the year. The 11-race card also starts at 6:05 p.m.

For more information go to www.vernondowns.com.

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