Thirty-six (of the 47) series eligibles are in to go, resulting in five, $50,000, opening-round divisions. They go as races 2.4,5,9 and 11 on the 12-race card.
Ten of the entrants carry the hope and dreams of trainer, including the season-debuting Foiled Again. Twice a Levy champion and twice (including last season) a bridesmaid, the sport's six-million-dollar ($6,030,968) ageless wonder makes his 199th career start.
The 10-year-oldgelding, co-owned (as Burke Racing) by his trainer, along with Weaver Bruscemi and JJK Stables, landed post position No. 6 in the final event, with doing the honors.
He draws in with the red-hot Apprentice Hanover (, post 3), the scourge of Ontario who has won nine consecutive races (5-for-5 this season). trains the 4-year-old son of for owner Brad Grant.
Burke and(six entered in the opening round) each have coupled entries in the second division, where double-millionaire Sweet Lou (Gingras, post 5) makes his 5-year-old debut. "Lou" ended his 2013 season with a handy win in an Open Handicap here.
Doctor Butch, a statebred standout and last season's Art Rooney Pace champ, commences his 4-year-old season in the fourth division.drives for owner Ken Jacobs and trainer .
Tuesday Pick 5 pays off $231 for $.50 cent wager
Yonkers Raceway’s Tuesday Pick 5 had many fans investing with many fists on Tuesday.
A $25,000 guaranteed pool—fortified with a $7,500 carryover—attracted $38,283 of fresh lettuce.
The winning combination of
1-A Stitch in Time ($3)
3-Cole Heat ($2.90)
1-Grantor Hanover ($7.60)
paid $231 for every half-a-buck.
by Frank Drucker, for Yonkers Raceway