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Thursday, May 15, 2014


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

YONKERS, NY, Thursday, May 15, 2014—A friendly reminder from Yonkers Raceway regarding our previously-scheduled break in the schedule.

After the Art Rooney Pace/Lismore program of Saturday, May 31st, the Raceway shall be dark—as in no live racing and/or evening simulcasting--until Friday, June 13th.

Afternoon simulcasting continues daily, highlighted by the June 7th Belmont Stakes.

Until the R&R, Yonkers’ 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—again--afternoon simulcasting available daily. Note that for Preakness weekend at Pimlico, Yonkers’ mutuel windows open @ 11 AM Friday (with advance wagering available on the entire Preakness Day card) and @ 10 AM Saturday.

A current schedule is always available at