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Monday, February 17, 2014


BY FRANK DRUCKER, Publicity Director, Empire City @ Yonkers Raceway

          YONKERS, NY, Sunday, February 16, 2014—They are the two favorite words in the parlance of multi-race wagering…”guarantee” and “carryover”.

For Monday’s Presidents’ Day, Yonkers Raceway’s Pick 5 offers both, a $10,000 guaranteed pool spiced up with a carryover of $2,642.80. The latter was a result of no one waltzing away with Saturday night’s big prize.

The Pick 5 is a 50-cent base wager offered on races 5 through 9 nightly. It has no consolation payoff, meaning if no one selects all five winners, the entire pool (minus takeout) moves to the next racing program.
The Pick 5 offers a $10,000 regular guaranteed pool every Monday and Tuesday (in conjunction with the US Trotting Association’s Strategic Wagering Program), with program pages for those days available for perusal at

             The Raceway's five-night-per-week live schedule continues (weather permitting), with first post every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:10 PM. Evening simulcasting accompanies all live programs, with afternoon simulcasting available daily.