Vernon, NY --- Racing applications for the 2014 race season at both Tioga and Vernon Downs are now available on their respected websites.
Vernon Downs racing applications are due March 15 and the barn area will open April 1. The 2014 race season begins on Friday, April 11 and continues until Saturday, November 1. Applications can be returned via mail – Vernon Downs c/o Scott Warren – Director of Racing, P.O. Box 860, Vernon, NY 13476, via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or via fax (315) 829-3364. For inquiries to race or any questions please contact the Race Office at Vernon (315) 829-6825 or the email provided above.
Tioga Downs racing applications are due April 15 and the entire barn area will open April 1. The 2014 Tioga Downs meet will begin on Saturday, May 3 and conclude on Saturday, September 13. Applications can be returned via mail – Tioga Downs c/o Jason Bluhm – Director of Racing, P.O. Box 509, Nichols, NY 13812, via e-mail email@example.com, or via fax (607) 699-3901.
Horsemen please be aware that all horses are required to have a negative Coggins & EHV-1 Test Certificate within the last year. All horses shipping in must have a current Health Certificate within the last 30 days and is required only for your first start. Failure to provide proper paperwork will result in denied access to the backstretch. All horsemen including ship-ins that intend to race at either property must fill out an application.