Vernon to host NYSS sophomore male pacers on Sunday

Vernon, NY — Vernon Downs welcomes four divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for 3-year-old pacing colts and geldings on Father’s Day Sunday (June 19).

The Julie Miller-trained American Classic (Andy Miller) is the 5-2 morning line favorite in the $30,550 first division. After no starts as a freshman, the colt by American Ideal has three wins in four starts this season.

His top contender appears to be the American Ideal gelding Twin B Deluxe. He is coming off a NYSS win at Saratoga. Trained by Andrew Harris, the gelding has four wins and three seconds in seven starts this season.

Ron Burke trains All About The Hunt (David Miller), who is the 3-1 morning line favorite in the $29,950 second division. The colt by Huntsville is coming off a second-place finish in his only career start, boasting a time of 1:50.3 at The Meadowlands.

Hazeville (Mark MacDonald) is the 4-1 second morning line choice. The gelding by Huntsville is trained by John McDermott. He has three wins this season, including a NYSS win at Saratoga.

Pleaseletmeknow (Matt Kakaley) by American Ideal is the 5-2 favorite in the $29,950 third division. The gelding is on a three-race winning streak, including two NYSS wins. He has six career wins and is trained by Travis Alexander.

The Joe Holloway-trained Early Action (David Miller) is the 3-1 morning line second choice. The gelding by Huntsville is zero for one in 2022 after a terrific freshman campaign that saw him win eight times and bank $442,817.

The Gareth Dowse-trained Kingsville (Jason Bartlett) is the 9-5 morning line favorite in the $30,550 fourth division. The gelding by Huntsville has three wins this season and four for his career.

The 12-race card starts at 12:15 p.m. For more information go to

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