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Wednesday, February 26, 2014


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

YONKERS, NY, Wednesday, February 26, 2014—You’ve been put on alert…and even given extra time for homework.

Since no one took down Yonkers Raceway’s Tuesday night Pick 5--complete with its $10,000 guarantee--the entire pool (minus takeout) of $7,500 gets rolled over. That carryover turns into a $25,000 guaranteed pool into Thursday night’s (Feb. 27) program.

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 (as was the case Tuesday), the entire pool (minus takeout) moves to the next racing program.

The Pick 5 offers a $10,000 guaranteed pool every Monday and Tuesday (in conjunction with the US Trotting Association’s Strategic Wagering Program), with program pages for those “guarantee” days available for perusal at

The Raceway's five-night-per-week live schedule continues, 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.