Tioga To Host 'Scholarship Race'

Published: June 21, 2018 08:11 pm EDT

Tioga Downs, the Southern Tier Harness Horsemen’s Association, and the Harness Horse Breeders of New York State are joining together once again to host their annual “Scholarship Race” for high school seniors on Sunday (June 24).

The students will ride in a double-seated jog cart with one of the professional drivers that day. Each student will receive a $1,700 scholarship for participating.

The lucky students and their high schools are Paxton Jobson (Newark Valley), Joshua Dolphin (Union Endicott), Angel Keppler (Owego), Audra Jayne (Tioga Central) and Sarah Kasson (Vestal).

The scholarship race will take place after the second race on Sunday. Post time for the 15-race card is 1:00 p.m.

For more information, go to www.tiogadowns.com.