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6/21/15 VERNON, NY – On location today to follow the progress of Team Crawford members ZANNA BLU and LOCK DOWN LINDY in the $255,325 Empire Breeders Classic  for three year old fillies and FREEDOMFORMYSOUL in the $31,050 NYSS 3 year old colt pace at Vernon Downs Racetrack and Casino.  Also we will be following Crawford Alumn CRAZYWOW in the $255,325 Empire Breeders Classic Final for three year old trotting colts.

1:15 p.m. –> 74 degrees with a chance of rain however the sun has started to shine and the track condition is fast.

1:35 p.m. –> FREEDOMFORMYSOUL warming up for trainer Nancy Johansson.

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1:45 p.m. –> Both ZANNA BLU and LOCKDOWNLINDY take to the track for there respective trainers and complete warmups. Sun continues to shine as we close in on our first contest of the day.

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(Above…Lockdownlindy)
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(Above…Zanna Blu)

2:27 p.m. –> CRAZYWOW comes out to stretch his legs for trainer Ron Burke. Weather is perfect for a very fast day.

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2:50 p.m. –> FREEDOMFORMYSOUL takes the track.

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(Freedomformysoul and Tim Tetrick finish strong)

Off the gate FREEDOMFORMYSOUL leaves hard for driver Tim Tetrick but bobbles and settles for tucking into fourth in a first quarter of 26.2. Field stays settled till just past the half when FREEDOMFORMYSOUL feels the pace is to slow (55.3 half 29.1 2nd quarter) and tips coming first up. FREEDOMFORMYSOUL pulls even with the leader after tripping the 3/4 timer in 1:23.1 and heads for home. Field comes a strong last quarter and FREEDOMFORMYSOUL battles tough to hang in there for 4th.

SIXTH RACE
Condition: NEW YORK SIRE STAKES 3 Year Old Colts – 2nd Division (Declaration Fee – $610)
Gait: Pace Purse: $31,050 Class: NYSS Dis: 1 Mile Track Cond: FT Temp-Allow: 73-0 Off Time: 2:57 PM
HN Horse Meds PP 1/4 1/2 3/4 STR FIN Time Last Q Odds Driver Trainer
2 NATIONAL SEELSTER 2 3-2H 2-1H 3-2 2-Q 1-HD 1:50.2 26.4 3.30 An Miller Ch Ryder
7 ROCKIN IN HEAVEN 7 1o-1 1-1H 1-1 1-Q 2-HD 1:50.2 27.1 1.40 Da Miller Ia Moore
6 DUDE’S THE MAN 6 5-5T 5-5T 4o-2T 4-1Q 3-H 1:50.2 26.3 *1.25 Co Callahan Je Okusko
5 FREEDOMFORMYSOUL 5 4-4 4-4H 2o-1 3-1Q 4-1T 1:50.4 27.2 22.50 Ti Tetrick Na Johansson
1 SHADES OF BAY 1 2-1 3-3 5-3T 5-2H 5-2Q 1:50.4 26.4 24.25 Sc Zeron To Alagna
3 ROCKNTOUCH 3 6-7T 6-7Q 6o-4Q 7-3 6-2H 1:50.4 26.4 86.00 Br Miller Ed Hart
4 MR FANTASY L 4 7-9H 8-8T 7-5T 6-2T 7-3T 1:51.1 26.4 69.50 Ja Morrill Jr Gi Garcia-Herrera
8 KING OF DELIGHT 8 8-11 7o-8T 8-8 8-8 8-8 1:52.0 27.1 38.50 Ma Kakaley Ri Silverman
Time-26.2; 55.3; 1:23.1; 1:50.2
2-NATIONAL SEELSTER (Andy Miller) 8.60 3.20 2.40
7-ROCKIN IN HEAVEN (David Miller) 3.10 2.20
6-DUDE’S THE MAN (Corey Callahan) 2.30
EXACTA 2-7 32.20
50 CENT TRIFECTA 2-7-6 17.00
10 CENT SUPERFECTA 2-7-6-5 11.07

3:20 p.m. –> Empires Breeders Classic 3 yr old fillies. 73 degrees, fast track, light rain

As the fillies leave the gate ZANNA BLU goes right to the front and sets the tempo of the race with a first quarter of 28.0.LOCK DOWN LINDY settles in 4th for driver Tim Tetrick and allows the early dust to settle.

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(Zanna Blu sets the early pace for Yannick Gingras)

Just past the quarter ZANNA BLU relinquishes the lead and tucks in behind Jeff Gregory and Barn Doll as they cross the half in 56.2. LOCK DOWN LINDY continues to watch the melay at the front and bide her time. They hit the 3/4 pole in 1.24.0 and turn for home. LOCK DOWN LINDY moves to the center of the track and moves past the balance of the field finishing strong for second as they cross the line in 1.52.1.

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(Lock Down Lindy finishes strong for pilot Tim Tetrick)

SEVENTH RACE
Condition: EMPIRE BREEDERS CLASSIC FINAL 3 Year Old Fillies (Detention Barn – 8 pm Saturday)
Gait: Trot Purse: $248,275 Class: EBC FINAL Dis: 1 Mile Track Cond: FT Temp-Allow: 73-0 Off Time: 3:16 PM
HN Horse Meds PP 1/4 1/2 3/4 STR FIN Time Last Q Odds Driver Trainer
4 BARN DOLL 4 3-2T 1-1H 1-1T 1-5 1-6Q 1:52.1 28.1 *.35 Je Gregory St Pratt
1 LOCK DOWN LINDY 1 5-6Q 5-7Q 5-5 2-5 2-6Q 1:53.2 28.2 E3.65 Ti Tetrick To Alagna
6 JEWELS IN HOCK 8 6-8 6-9 6o-7 4-6T 3-7 1:53.3 28.1 13.90 Jo Campbell Li Toscano
5 LADY WINONA 7 8-11T 8-10T 7-7 6-8 4-8Q 1:53.4 28.2 63.25 An Miller Ju Miller
2 KATNISS 2 4-4T 4-5T 4o-3H 3-5T 5-8H 1:53.4 29.1 4.90 Da Dube Ak Svanstedt
1A ALLERAGE BELLE 5 2-1H 3-3Q 3-3Q 5-7 6-9 1:54.0 29.2 E3.65 Ja Morrill Jr Ro Burke
3 STIRLING DEBUTANT L 3 7-10 7o-10T 8-9H 8-10T 7-12H 1:54.3 28.4 102.00 Sc Zeron Ri Zeron
1B ZANNA BLU 6 1-1H 2-1H 2-1T 7-9H 8-14T 1:55.1 30.4 E3.65 Ya Gingras Ro Burke
7 COUNSELLOR AS 9 9-13T 9-14T 9-13H 9-14T 9-18 1:55.4 29.1 118.25 Br Miller An Lorentzon
Time-28.0; 56.2; 1:24.0; 1:52.1
4-BARN DOLL (Jeffrey Gregory) 2.70 2.10 2.10
1-LOCK DOWN LINDY (Tim Tetrick) 3.00 2.60
6-JEWELS IN HOCK (John Campbell) 2.70
EXACTA 4-1 12.20
50 CENT TRIFECTA 4-1-6 8.20

3:48p.m. –> Rain is coming down and the track condition has been changed to good as CRAZY WOW takes the track for the Empire Breeders Classic final for 3 year old colts.

As the gate leaves CRAZY WOW shows early that he wants no part of seeing how things may unfold as he pushes to the front just past the quarter that went in 26.4. From that point on the race was a formality as CRAZY WOW cut fractions of 55.3,1:23.3 and crossed the wire in a track record 1:51.1. Crawford Farms would like to congratulate all of the connections (Our Horse Cents Stables, JT45 and J&T Silva Stables. Look for his Chapter 7 yearling brother this fall or Call Crawford Farms for more information.

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(Crazy Wow has come a long way from being foaled and raised at Crawford Farms )

NINTH RACE
Condition: EMPIRE BREEDERS CLASSIC FINAL 3 Year Old Colts (Detention Barn – 8 pm Saturday)
Gait: Trot Purse: $255,325 Class: EBC FINAL Dis: 1 Mile Track Cond: GD Temp-Allow: 73-1 Off Time: 3:54 PM
HN Horse Meds PP 1/4 1/2 3/4 STR FIN Time Last Q Odds Driver Trainer
2A CRAZY WOW 11 3o-1Q 1-2H 1-1T 1-2H 1-6H 1:51.1 27.3 E*.15 Ya Gingras Ro Burke
2 HABITAT 6 1o-Q 2-2H 2-1T 2-2H 2-6H 1:52.2 28.2 E*.15 Ja Morrill Jr Ro Burke
7 FASHION CREDITOR 8 10o-8Q 10o-11Q 8o-8Q 5-9T 3-14H 1:54.0 28.4 61.75 Da Miller Th Fanning
9 WORKOUT WONDER 10 9-6T 9-11Q 11-11Q 7-9T 4-15Q 1:54.1 28.2 13.60 Da Dube Ak Svanstedt
8 MYTHOLOGY BLUECHIP 9 8o-6T 8o-9T 6o-7 4-8T 5-15Q 1:54.1 29.1 19.70 Co Callahan Le Raymer
1A MAESTRO BLUE CHIP 5 11-8H 11-12H 9o-9T 9-11T 6-16T 1:54.3 29.0 E14.60 Ti Tetrick Tr Smedshammer
6 WINGS OF ROYALTY 7 2-Q 3-4Q 3-4 3-7H 7dh-16T 1:54.3 30.1 15.90 Br Sears Ge Ducharme
5 ROYAL DECEPTOR 3 4-2Q 4-6H 5-6 6-9T 7dh-16T 1:54.3 29.4 21.50 Mi Mc Givern Ch Mc Givern
1 CRAZSHANA 4 7-5H 6o-8H 4o-5H 8-11Q 9-17H 1:54.3 30.0 E14.60 Tr Smedshammer Tr Smedshammer
3 APOSTLES CREED 1 5-3T 5-8 7-8Q 11-21T 11p10-27T 1:56.4 31.3 24.00 Br Miller Ji Takter
4 ROYAL LAD 2 6-5 7-9T 10-10 10x-15T x10p11-21Q 1:55.2 29.4 51.75 Jo Campbell Ro Lopez
Time-26.4; 55.3; 1:23.3; 1:51.1
2A-CRAZY WOW (Yannick Gingras) 2.30 2.40 2.40
7-FASHION CREDITOR (David Miller) 12.40
EXACTA 2-7 81.50
50 CENT TRIFECTA 2-7-9 144.75
50 CENT PICK 3 4-7-2 5.05
50 CENT PICK 4 2-4-7-2 54.87
1st CRAZY WOW (3, C, CRAZED – NO PAN NO GAIN – MR VIC)
Winning Owners: Our Horse Cents Stables,Clifton Pk,NY;Jt45,Long Bch,NY;J&T Silva Stables, LLC,Long Bch,NY
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