Vernon Downs set for NYSS Excelsior A Series finals on Wednesday
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 by John Horne, for Vernon Downs

Vernon, NY --- The New York Sires Stakes Excelsior A Series finals that were originally scheduled for Sunday (Oct. 15) will be contested on Wednesday (Oct. 18) at Vernon Downs.

The finals feature all classes for freshman and sophomore fillies as well as the colts and geldings.

The first final (all are for a purse of $45,000) is for 2-year-old pacing fillies. The morning line favorite is the entry of KJ's Bekah (Jason Bartlett) and KJ's Justine (Daniel Dube) at 5-2.

The second final is for freshman trotting colts and geldings. The morning line favorite at 5-2 is the unbeaten On The Ropes (Ake Svanstedt).

Race three is for 2-year-old pacing colts and geldings. The 5-2 morning line favorite is the entry of Dewar N Jack (Jim Morrill Jr.) and Rootin Tootin (Mark MacDonald).

The fourth final features 2-year-old trotting fillies. The entry of Southwind Cookie (Ake Svanstedt) and I'mwhygodmadegirls (Jim Morrill Jr.) are the morning line favorites at 5-2.

The first sophomore final is race five. It features 3-year-old pacing fillies. Roll With Sparky (John MacDonald) is the 5-2 morning line favorite.

The next final is for 3-year-old trotting colts and geldings. The morning line favorite is the entry of Big Man Ev (Andy Miller) and Southwind Cruze (Marcus Miller) at 2-1.

Race seven is for sophomore pacing colts and geldings. The morning line favorite is Sir Pugsley (Daniel Dube) at 5-2.

The final race is for sophomore trotting fillies. The morning line favorite is Prairie Diamonds (Jeff Gregory) at 3-1.

The eight race card starts at 6:45 p.m. For more information go to www.vernondowns.com.