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Mets Hall, Supergirl Riley Upset In Zweigs

August 17, 2018:

Mets Hall held off the favoured filly Manchego in a photo finish for a 12-1 upset in the $350,000 open division of the Dr. Harry M. Zweig Memorial Trot for three-year-olds on Friday evening (August 17) at Vernon Downs while Supergirl Riley defeated the popular Plunge Blue Chip in the $180,000 filly-only event....read on

Svanstedt Sweeps Zweig Trots

August 18, 2017:

Yes Mickey closed along the pylons to defeat the award-winning filly Ariana G at the finish line for a 34-1 upset in the $320,000 Dr. Harry M. Zweig Memorial Trot on Friday night (August 18) at Vernon Downs. Trainer Ake Svanstedt swept the Zweig stakes, with his stable's Evelyn and driver Andy Miller also winning the $135,000 filly division....read on

Zweigs To Bar Hopping, Flowers N Songs

July 24, 2016:

Bar Hopping ($2.60, part of entry) and Flowers N Songs ($18.40) proved victorious in their respective main events of the Dr. Harry M. Zweig Memorial for three-year-old trotters on Sunday (July 24) evening at Vernon Downs....read on

Trainer Tunes Out Drama, Noise

July 22, 2016:

"I really try to just stay off social media at this point. I don’t read a bunch of stuff. I need to focus on my horses, not what everybody else is doing. I really just try to zone in and let the external noise figure itself out."...read on

Tussle Set For Zweig Main Event

July 21, 2016:

Bar Hopping and Trolley, the respective runner-ups in the Stanley Dancer and Earl Beal Memorial, are set to square off in the $300,000 ‘main event’ of the Dr. Harry M. Zweig Memorial stakes, which will take place this Sunday evening (July 24) at Vernon Downs....read on

Gingras Sweeps Zweig Stakes

July 26, 2015:

When Yannick Gingras makes an appearance at Vernon Downs, he has a strong tendency to be mightily successful on the racetrack. Such was the case on Sunday (July 26) afternoon, when he swept the filly and colt divisions of the Harry M. Zweig Memorial Stakes....read on

Hambo Hopefuls Headline Zweig

July 23, 2015:

The Grand Circuit comes to upstate New York bringing harness racing's finest three-year-old colt and filly trotters to ply their trade in the $630,000 Dr. Harry M. Zweig Memorial on the Sunday, July 26 matinee card at Vernon Downs....read on

Takter Sweeps Zweigs; Sebastian K Cruises In Crawford

August 29, 2014:

Jimmy Takter-trained sophomore trotters dominated the Dr. Harry M. Zweig Memorial divisions while Sebastian K cruised wire-to-wire to win the Crawford Farms Open Trot on Friday night at Vernon Downs....read on

“He’s Going To Be Tough To Beat”

August 28, 2014:

“I expect him to go his race and if Father Patrick does beat him, he’s going to be tough to beat.”...read on

Top Trotters To Vernon Friday

August 26, 2014:

Some of the finest trotters in the land will converge on Vernon Downs on Friday, August 29 for Grand Circuit racing. The Dr. Harry M. Zweig Memorial drew full fields for both colt and filly divisions and the Crawford Farms Free For All looks to be the race of the season thus far for the veteran trotting set....read on

Big Handle For Vernon's Zweig Card

August 28, 2013:

This past Sunday evening’s race card at Vernon Downs, headlined by the opening round of the All-Star Drivers’ Championship and Zweig Memorial Trot, produced the track’s highest single-card wagering handle since 2009....read on

Royalty For Life Wins Zweig Trot

August 26, 2013:

Hambletonian champion Royalty For Life returned to winning form on Sunday evening as he captured the $360,000 Dr. Harry M. Zweig Memorial Trot at Vernon Downs with a 1:53.1 front-stepping effort....read on

Zweigs To Market Share, Check Me Out

August 26, 2012:

It was a record-setting Sunday at Vernon Downs as the New York oval hosted some of the sport’s brightest trotting stars in the Dr. Harry M. Zweig Memorial events....read on

Nine Horses, Three Betting Interests

August 24, 2012:

Historic Vernon Downs will revisit its former glory on the afternoon of Sunday, August 26, the final day of the recreation of State Fair weekend....read on

New Format, Location For Zweig

August 10, 2012:

The Zweig Memorial three-year-old trot will have both a new location and format in 2012....read on


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