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Thursday, December 3, 2015


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

YONKERS, NY, Wednesday, December 2, 2015—Yonkers Raceway is indeed “running out of racetrack” for its 2015 season, with just seven live programs remaining (five evenings, one afternoon, one late morning).

--Friday, Dec. 4, Saturday, Dec. 5, Monday, Dec. 7, Friday, Dec. 11, Sat, Dec. 12 (first posts @ 7:10 PM)
--Tuesday, Dec. 8 (first post @ 1 PM).
--Sunday, Dec. 13 (final program of 2015, first post @ 11:15 AM).

Note that this Sunday (Dec. 6) was/is a scheduled dark day.

The proposed 2016, 238-program season is set to begin Thursday, Jan. 7, pending approval of the New York State Gaming Commission.

Please be advised there is no evening simulcasting during Yonkers’ end-of-season hiatus, with afternoon simulcasting available daily (save for NYRA’s Christmas down time, Dec. 21-25, inclusive).