by Frank Drucker, Publicity Director, Empire City at Yonkers Raceway
Yonkers, NY — Those who wager through Empire City Bets are going to be pleasantly rewarded for International Trot Day.
With the approval of the New York State Gaming Commission, Empire City Bets shall offer a 15 percent rebate for all wagers (save for place and show) made during the entire Yonkers Raceway card of Saturday afternoon (Oct. 13).
“It is our goal to showcase this day to everyone,” Raceway COO Bob Galterio said. “Empire City Bets already offers the best rebates for our faithful Yonkers handicappers, so this is a way to reward them even more and invite all horseplayers to take a look at our terrific afternoon of racing.”
Please visit www.empirecitybets.com to sign up and for more information.
Saturday’s race schedule is as such:
Race 1 – 1 p.m.
Race 2 – 1:20 p.m.
Race 3 – 1:40 p.m.
Race 4 – 2 p.m.
Race 5 – 2:20 p.m.
Race 6 – 2:40 p.m. ($250,000 Dan Rooney Invitational Pace)
Race 7 – 3:10 p.m. ($250,000 Harry Harvey Invitational Trot-1-1/4 miles)
Race 8 – 3:40 p.m. ($1 million Yonkers International Trot at Empire City Casino-1-1/4 miles)
Race 9 – 4:10 p.m. (Open Handicap Trot)
Race 10 – 4:40 p.m. (Trot)
Race 11 – 5 p.m.
Race 12 – 5:20 p.m.
Note that races 7 and 8 are included in a special Pick-4 with Belmont Park, and post tines for the those stakes ($200,000 Pebbles and $100,000 Floral Park) and program pages shall be sent when available.