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Saturday, June 11, 2016


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

YONKERS, NY, Friday, June 10, 2016—Yonkers Raceway’s returns from its mid-season hiatus Monday night (June 13th), as does evening simulcasting.  

The five-program per week (Mon/Thu/Fri/Sat @ 7:10, Tue @ 1 PM) schedule is back, while afternoon simulcasting continues daily. Saturday’s (June 11th) 148th Belmont Stakes finds Belmont Park with an early 11:35 AM first post, meaning select mutuel windows open at 10:30 AM.

As a bit of a carrot for Monday’s return of live racing, there’s a Pick 5 carryover of  $1,207.53 (50-cent base wager, races 7 through 11).  

As always, a complete schedule is available at