The excitement of racing under saddle at New York State county fairs will continue this summer.
RUS New York, an organization that helps promote the sport and the versatility of Standardbreds, is excited to announce its fourth fair series. Races will begin on July 6 Afton Fair and conclude with the final to be held at Saratoga Casino and Hotel September 15.
The series will include nine race legs and a championship final race, with points earned along the way to determine final entries. A High Point Rider Award will once again be presented at the final to the rider who has earned the most points, regardless of horse(s) ridden throughout the series.
Official dates and locations for the series are as follows:
Thursday, July6 ------ Afton Fair
Tuesday, July 18------ “Little World’s Fair" in Hemlock
Tuesday, July 25-------Oneida County in Boonville
Monday, July 31------- Schoharie County Fair in Cobleskill
Wednesday, Aug. 2 ------ Tioga County in Owego
Wednesday, Aug. 9 ----- Oswego County in Sandy Creek
Monday, Aug. 14 ---- Wayne County in Palmyra
Tuesday, Aug. 15 ---- Steuben County in Bath
Tuesday, Aug. 22 ----- Tompkins County in Trumansburg
Friday, Sept. 15—— Fair Final at Saratoga Casino and Hotel