by Frank Drucker, Publicity Director, Empire City at Yonkers Raceway
Yonkers, NY — You know the million-dollar Yonkers International Trot at Empire City Casino, set for Saturday afternoon (Oct. 13), is a big event when there’s a freebie involved.
Beginning that morning at 10 a.m., the first 4,000 Empire Club members who visit a promotions booth shall receive a spiffy commemorative (and green) International Trot cap.
The 10 world-class trotters set to contest the mile-and-a-quarter 40th International are:
Arazi Boko (Italy)
Ariana G (United States)
Cruzado Dela Noche (Sweden)
Marion Marauder (Canada)
Pastore Bob (Sweden)
Ringostarr Treb (Italy)
Slide So Easy (Denmark)
Up and Quick (France)
First post for the special program — which also includes the $250,000 Harry Harvey Invitational Trot and $250,000 Dan Rooney Invitational Pace — is 1 p.m. Further details surrounding the event shall be sent when available.