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YONKERS CANCELS THURSDAY LIVE RACING, EVENING SIMULCASTING


YONKERS CANCELS THURSDAY LIVE RACING, EVENING SIMULCASTING
BY FRANK DRUCKER, Publicity Director, Empire City @ Yonkers Raceway

YONKERS, NY, Thursday, March 5, 2015-Yonkers Raceway has cancelled its live racing program (and evening simulcasting) for tonight (Thursday, March 5), due to the snowstorm that's descended upon the greater New York area. It is the eighth weather-related cancellation this season.

Though Aqueduct has also cancelled for the day, Yonkers' afternoon/early evening simulcasting is continuing until approximately 6 PM.

Live racing is scheduled to resume Friday (March 6), with first post at 7:10 PM. Note that Friday's card
includes a Pick 5 carryover of $3,743.02 (50-cent base wager, races 7 through 11).

Horsemen are advised that there is no draw today, with a two-fer (for Tuesday/Thursday, March 10/12) taking place tomorrow (Friday, March 6, box closes at 4 PM). Note Tuesday's box remains opens until then. Any questions, contact the race office at (914) 457-2627.

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(FFI…Frank Drucker, Yonkers Raceway Publicity Director, 914-968-4200)

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