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Prime Rib will continue on Sundays at Champions Buffet and we will honor your coupons for July.

Racing Promotions

Lousy T-shirt ContestS

Your chance to win an all expenses paid trip to The Little Brown Jug!
Qualify July 6, 10, 17, 24 and 31. Final winner drawn July 31.
10 people will be randomly selected each day to receive a 'Lousy T-Shirt' and an entry into the final drawing.
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The Crawford Farms Meadowlands Pace

July 18, Watch & Wager on the $750,000 Crawford Farms Meadowlands Pace.
Meadowlands Post Time 7:15pm, Vernon Downs Post Time 6:45pm.
Win up to $250 in the Handicapping Contest.

Chris Lems Replica Colors Jersey Giveaway*

July 11, Post Time 6:45pm
Meet the Vernon Downs Champion Driver for autographs and pictures.
Plus...Play Easy As 1-2 for your chance to win your share of $250.
* While supplies last.

Budweiser Clydesdales - Ambassadors of Excellence

July 26, 1pm - 3pm
Win a ride on the hitch! Purchase Budweiser (at the track only) to enter to win. Must be 21 or older.
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$700,000 Zweig Memorial

July 26, Post Time 1:15pm
Harness racing's premier 3-year-old trotters.
Plus... Racing Under Saddle • Dollar Food & Drink Specials • Bugler Call to Post
Appearance by Budweiser Clydesdales.

Miss Vernon Downs 2015

August 1, 2015 During Live Racing (Post Time 6:45pm)
Formal Wear, Casual Wear and Swimsuit.
1st Place: $1,500 • 2nd Place: $750 • 3rd Place: $500
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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.

$1,000,000 Ball Drop

Sign up during live racing June 5 - August 16.
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.


July 11:
August 21:
September 19:
October 17:
November 21:
Chris Lems Replica Colors Jersey
Sebastian K Tumbler
Fleece Blanket
Snow Camoflage Long Sleeve Thermal T-Shirt

New York Sire Stakes @ Vernon Downs

August 14:
August 21:
September 7:
September 18:
September 19:
Two Year Old Filly Trot
Two Year Old Filly Pace
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

July 26:
August 21:
August 21:
August 21:
October 16:
October 23:
October 31:
Zweig Memorial Three Year Old Colt Trot and Three Year Old Filly Trot
$200,000 Crawford Farms Open Trot
$200,000 Muscle Hill Mare Trot
$200,000 Artiscape Open Mare Pace
Simpson Stakes All Two Year Old divisions
Kindergarten Classic Leg #5
Kindergarten Classic Finals Two Year Old Colt and Filly Trot

Upcoming Promotions

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

JUL 18, AUG 21, 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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July 4, 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

July 4: Uncle Sams Cash
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

July 11, 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

July 25, 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

August 7, 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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Summer Shopping Spree

August 8
Win a $100 or $250 Gift Card to Destiny USA!
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$50 Free Roll

August 22
Receive 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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