BY FRANK DRUCKER, Publicity Director, Empire City @ Yonkers Raceway
YONKERS, NY, Thursday, June 8, 2017—Though the return of live racing is a week or so away, Yonkers Raceway continues to offer a full range of afternoon simulcasting.
Saturday’s (June 10th) Belmont Stakes highlights the activities, with a special early first post of 11:35 AM. Yonkers’ mutuel windows open at 11 AM, with advance wagering for the entire Belmont Stakes program available Friday (June 9th).
Belmont’s first post Friday is 12:50 PM, with Yonkers’ windows opening at 12 Noon. Included in the advance wagering options are a pair of two-day gimmick doubles, the New York Stakes/Metropolitan Handicap & Belmont Gold Cup/Belmont Stakes.
The 149th Belmont goes as the 11th race (of 13), with a scheduled post time of 6:37 PM.
Live racing and evening simulcasting returns Friday, June 16th (post time 7:10 PM).