Tioga Downs hosted two divisions of the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) for 2-year-old pacing colts & geldings on Saturday (Sept. 2).
Vandiemen Bluechip (Jason Bartlett) captured the $51,500 first division.
Darius (Mark MacDonald) went to the front and led to the quarter in :27. He slowed things down with a :30 quarter to be first to the half in :57. Avenger Force (Matt Kakaley) came flying first-up going down the backstretch and would challenge for the lead. Darius held a short lead at three-quarters in 1:24.4. Read more at ustrottingnews.com