Wednesday, July 7, 2010

New Episode of "Inside Harness Racing" Debuts


Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs are proud to present the third episode of their new television show, “Inside Harness Racing.” This 30-minute weekly television show airs Wednesdays at 6:00 PM Eastern on Time Warner Cable Sports and can be seen by more than 250,000 people throughout Central New York and the Southern Tier. It can also be seen online at the Tioga Downs YouTube site. (www.youtube.com/tiogadowns).

This week’s episode includes highlights of the week’s biggest races at the two tracks including post-race interviews with the winning drivers and trainers. Jason Settlemoir talks with veteran Vernon Downs driver Howard Okusko, Jr. Wendy Ross explains the basics of betting and America’s Handicapper, Toby Callet, stops by to share some of his secrets of success from his three decades as a professional handicapper. Our cameras were also there when 35 youngsters from area 4-H programs took an all-access tour of the Vernon Downs backstretch.

“Inside Harness Racing” is hosted and produced by Justin Horowitz and features Jason Settlemoir and Wendy Ross as field reporters while Jim Rotundo handles videography and production.