Racing Promotions

$1,000,000 Ball Drop

Drop Date August 30 during live racing post time 1:15pm.
Ball closest to the pin could be worth $1 million, if not, guaranteed to be worth $5,000.
Sponsored by Bud Light. One entry per person per day. $1 Million is paid out over 40 years.

Sunday Racing

Every Sunday May 10 - August 30, Post Time 1:15pm.

Horseplay Car Giveaway

Friday, April 17th through Monday, September 7th
Win a 2015 Volkswagen Jetta S Reflex (MSRP $18,380).
Enter every live racing day (weather permitting).
Car Giveaway Date: Monday, September 7th during live racing.

Labor Day Racing

September 7, Post Time 1:15pm
NY Sire Stakes 2 year-old Colt Pace
Horseplay Car Giveaway

Wednesday Racing

September 9 - October 28 • Post Time 6:45pm
Change Your Luck, win a $50 race voucher.
$1 race programs, hotdogs, popcorn, 10oz. drafts and soda.

Little Brown Jug Simulcast

September 24, 2015.  Post Time 11am, Jug final Post Time 5:15pm.
70th Little Brown Jug. Watch & Wager Live from Deleware, Ohio.

Pumpkin Patch Pumpkin Giveaway

October 17, Post Time 6:45pm
Free Cider and Donuts while supplies last.
Pumpkins, limit 1 per person while supplies last.


September 19:
October 17:
November 21:
Fleece Blanket
Snow Camouflage Long Sleeve Thermal T-Shirt

New York Sire Stakes @ Vernon Downs

September 7:
September 18:
September 19:
Two Year Old Colt Pace
Two Year Old Colt Trot
Excelsior Series Three Year Old Finals and Three Year Old Consolations

Vernon Downs Stakes Schedule

October 16:
October 23:
October 31:
Simpson Stakes All Two Year Old divisions
Kindergarten Classic Leg #5
Kindergarten Classic Finals Two Year Old Colt and Filly Trot

Change Your Luck

Every Sunday during Live Racing
Enter your losing betting tickets into our second-chance drawings for a chance to win a $50 wagering voucher.
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Handicapping Contests

SEP 19, OCT 24, NOV 21
Accumulate the largest mythical bankroll during the 10 selected Vernon Downs races and win the top prize of $250. Free to enter. One entry per person. Entries must be received prior to the night's first live race.
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November 21
Following live racing.

That's My Driver

October 23
Select your favorite driver. If you're one of the randomly selected contestants, you'll win a $20 wagering voucher every time your driver wins one of the designated races. Win up to $140!
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Try Your Luck Prize Boards

October 31: Ghosts and Goblins
Select a game piece and win up to $250!
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Cash It or Stash It

September 25, October 30
Be one of the two randomly selected contestants and you'll have the option to either make a $100 "Place Bet" on one horse in the designated race with our money and keep all the winnings or walk away with a $20 wagering voucher.
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Guess The Number

September 4, November 14
If you're one of five randomly selected contestants, you'll be asked a harness racing trivia question involving a number. The person closest to the right number without going over wins a $100 wagering voucher. The other four contestants receive a $25 wagering voucher.
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Favorite vs. The Field

September 11
Select the "Favorite" or the rest of the field for the designated race. If you're correct and your entry is randomly selected, you'll win a $50 wagering voucher.
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60 Second Wagering Spree

October 16
Enter to win a wagering spree on us! If you're selected, make as many $2 exacta wagers with our money and you get to keep any winnings.
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Heads Up

September 12, October 17
Play our version of a memory board game. Match eight pairs of drivers photos and win a $20 wagering voucher for each correct match. Get four strikes and the game is over. You could win up to $120!
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Over/Under Handicapping Contest

August 29, October 10
Get one point for each correct "over/under" selection and win up to $250! Runner up get $100.
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Head 2 HEAD

October 2
Select the winning driver and get a $25 wagering voucher.
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Cash Cube

September 26, November 20
If you're one of the two randomly selected guests, you'll have 30 seconds in the Cash Cube to grab as much money as possible.
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Spin To Win

October 3
If you're one of the three randomly selected contestants, you'll get a chance to spin our prize wheel and win the prize. You could walk away with up to a $150 wagering voucher.
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Odd/Even Handicapping Contest

September 18
Get the highest score guessing the race winner's number for race 1-10 and win $250! Runner up gets $100.
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Easy as 1-2

October 9
Enter to win. If you're one of five randomly selected guests, correctly select the winning exacta in the designated race and share in a $250 prize pool.
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Piece of the Purse

November 13
Own a horse for one race without any of the expense. 8 contestants will be assigned a horse win up to a $50 wagering voucher based on where their horse finishes in the designated race. All 8 contestants win and all can have their picture taken in the winner's circle with the winning horse.
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Price is Right or Wrong

November 7
We'll display a piece of harness racing equipment with a price tag. You decide if it's the right price or the wrong price. Five contestants will get to play and a correct answer will win them a $50 wagering voucher.
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Color Wars

August 28, November 6
Win $50 if a driver's color is selected.
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