Yonkers Raceway's 2012 harness racing stakes season began Monday night (March 12), with the opening leg of the Petticoat Pacing Series. The series, for 3- and 4-year-old young ladies who were non-winners of four races and/or $40,000 through this past Dec. 1, offered a half-dozen, $12,500 divisions.
Monday night's Petticoat groupings were won by...
--Angelo's Dream,4 (by); owner Sue Chindano/trainer Brian Yusko/driver Larry Stalbaum; (life-best) 1:55.4/$2.90;
--Fashion Majorette,4 (by); owner Robert Main/trainer Jason Robinson/driver Jason Bartlett; 1:55.4/$25.20;
--Crazyboutdadrummer,4 (by); owner John Grozenski/trainer Brandon Simpson/driver Tyler Buter; 1:55.2/$6.50;
--Southwind Trini,4 (by): owner Karma Racing/trainer Kevin Hough/driver Cat Manzi; 1:55.1/$2.60;
--Look Annie Hall, 4 (by): co-owners Eleanor and Edward Corley,Edward Richter/trainer Ross Croghan/driver George Brennan; 1:56.4/$5.10;
--Fella's Ella,4 (by); owner Robert Pyott/trainer John Pyott/driver Jim Pantaleano; 1:58.2/$5.
Yonkers' five-night-per-week (Monday/Tuesday/Thursday/Friday/Saturday) live schedule continues. First post for all programs remains at 7:10 PM. The stakes schedule continues Tuesday night, with the opening round of the Sagamore Hill Pacing Series. Evening simulating accompanies all live programs, with afternoon simulating available around the NYRA schedule.