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

YONKERS, NY, Tuesday, October 21, 2014-All together now... "The pills are alive with the sound of stakes draws..."

Post positions have been procured for Yonkers Raceway's stakes-stuffed Saturday night program, which features more than $1.5 million in purses for the five features, a $20,000 guaranteed all-stakes-race Pick 5 pool and a free t-shirt (while supplies last). First post for the baker's-dozen buffet is 7:10 PM.

Race 5 - $500,000 YONKERS TROT NO. 60 (3-year-old colts/geldings) approximate post time 8:50 PM, with approx. 20-25 minutes between these races
1-Gural Hanover (Jim Morrill Jr.)
2-Nuncio (John Campbell)
3-Expressive Action (Jason Bartlett)
4-Datsyuk (Charlie Norris)
5-Resolve (Tim Tetrick)
6-King City (George Brennan)
7-Journey (Dan Dube)
8-Don Dorado (Tetrick also listed)

Race 6 - $500,000 MESSENGER STAKES NO. 59 (3-year-old colts/geldings)
1-Stevensville (Mark MacDonald)
2-National Debt (Bartlett)
3-Lyonssomewhere (Brett Miller)
4-McWicked (Dave Miller)
5-Luck Be Withyou (Tetrick)
6-All Bets Off (Matt Kakaley)
7-Western Conquest (Brent Holland)
8-e-Forty Five Red (Brennan)
e-Ron Burke owner/trainer entry

Race 7 - $150,874 HUDSON FILLY TROT (3-year-olds)
1-Highest Peak (Ake Svanstedt)
2-e-Market Rally (Morrill Jr.)
3-Mistresswithmuscle (Driver TBA)
4-e-Avalacious (MacDonald)
5-Bambino Supreme (Brennan)
6-Yoga (Brett Miller)
e-Ron Burke owner/trainer entry

Race 8 - $124,590 LADY MAUD (3-year-old pacing fillies)
1-Do Your Job (Eric Carlson)
2-Act Now (Brennan)
3-Scandalicious (Dube)
4-Anagada (Campbell)
5-Fancy Desire (Brennan also listed)
6-Tyra (Tetrick)
7-e-Beautiful Lady (Kakaley)
8-e-A La Notte Hanover (Kakaley also listed)
e-Ron Burke owner/trainer entry

Race 9 - $250,000 INTERNATIONAL TROT PREVIEW (1 1/4 miles)
1-Commander Crowe (Orjan Kihlstrom)
2-Bee a Magician (Dave Miller)
3-Archangel (Kakaley)
4-Obrigado (Bartlett)
5-Arch Madness (Trond Smedshammer)
6-Sebastian K (Ake Svanstedt)
7-Natural Herbie (Verlin Yoder)
8-Not Afraid (Brett Miller)

Program changes are to be made Wednesday morning. Please be advised that program pages Saturday's Pick 5 (50-cent base) shall be available for perusal no later than Wednesday afternoon at

As always, the guaranteed pool is a joint venture of the Raceway, the Standardbred Owners Association of New York and the US Trotting Association's Strategic Wagering Program.

Yonkers Raceway's five-night-per-week live schedule continues, with first post every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:10 PM. Evening simulcasting accompanies all live programs, with afternoon simulcasting available daily.

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