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Vernon Downs Stake Races

Home to some of the biggest Stake races around, Vernon Downs Casino Hotel will not disappoint the race fan! Hosting the NY Sire Stakes, Empire Breeders Classic and more. Come out and catch all the action. Watch and wager on all these big events!

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2023 NY Sire Stakes

May 29
June 16
July 8
August 12
August 18
August 25

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$500,000 Empire Breeders Classic

3 Year Old Trot
Finals, June 16

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Zweig Memorial

3 Year Old Colt & Filly Trot, July 8