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Wednesday, September 16, 2015


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

YONKERS, NY, Wednesday, September 16, 2015—It wouldn’t be an International Trot without international trotters, now would it?

Accordingly, Yonkers Raceway is pleased to announce seven more confirmed participants for the million-dollar event, set for Saturday afternoon, Oct. 10th.

The list--alphabetically--includes…

BBS Sugarlight (Norway)
Oasis Bi (Italy)
On Track Piraten (Sweden)
Papagayo E (Norway)
Rod Stewart (Italy)
Seabiscuit (Finland)
Timoko (France).

All are scheduled to leave for New York Wednesday, Sept. 30th. We are in the midst of compiling biographical/statistical information about these “invaders,” and shall disseminate as soon as possible.

Other invitees are to be determined based on this weekend’s racing, including, but not limited to, Mohawk’s Maple Leaf Trot.

Again, please note the International (back after two decades) is part of a scheduled matinee card, with proposed first post (pending approval of the NYS Gaming Commission) at 2 PM and the race itself going at approximately 3:20 PM.