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Wednesday, November 2, 2016


YONKERS, NY, Wednesday, November 2, 2016—There are any number of places to bet on this weekend’s Breeders’ Cup, but few that offer you a free wager.

Yonkers Raceway is giving the first 500 Empire Club members a gratis two-horse, $2 exacta box ($4 total) on the Breeders’ Cup Classic.

As a reminder, first Santa Anita post times are 2:25 PM ET (Friday) and 1:15 PM ET (Saturday). First posts for Breeders’ Cup races are 5:25 PM ET (Fri.) and 3:05 PM ET (Sat.).

The $6 million Classic, featuring California Chrome, Frosted and Keen Ice, wraps up the two-day, 13-race Cup, with its Saturday post time of 8:35 PM ET.

The free exacta box tickets are available at the promotions booth, starting at 12 Noon Saturday (one per Club member, please).  

Prime Yonkers Raceway viewing locations include Dan Rooney’s Sports Bar and the Empire Terrace, which is offering a special lunch menu. Reservations are suggested at (914) 457-2457.

For those who can’t make it in person, Empire City Bets has all the Breeders’ Cup anyone could want. Please visit for more information.