Wings Of Royalty wins Vernon feature in 1:52.4
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Wings of Royalty (Chris Lems) captured the trot feature ($9,500) at Vernon Downs on Friday night.
Owned by Raymond Campbell and trained by George Ducharme, WIngs Of Royalty (RC Royalty) flew out of the gate and controlled all the fractions, :28.1, :57.1, 1:24.3, with a final time of 1:52.4. The 7-year-old horse would pay $2.70 for the win, the 17th time in his career.
Winding Hill (Jimmy Wittemore was second with Lucid Thoughts (John MacDonald) getting third.
John MacDonald and Chris Lems continue to slug it out for driver title. MacDonald was shutout tonight but leads with 54 wins for the season. Chris Lems added three wins to his total tonight. He also won with Mittnage A Trois ($4.00) and Gimme The Cash ($3.70) . That gives him 52 for the seasom. Jimmy Wittemore is a distant 3rd with 28. (Vernon)