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Yonkers announces 2020 stakes lineup

02:08 PM 03 Jan 2020 NZDT
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Courtesy Of Empire City at Yonkers Raceway

YONKERS, NY, Friday, January 3, 2020—Yonkers Raceway has announced its 2020 harness racing stakes schedule, featuring a slew of name changes and a pair of cancellations from previous seasons.

The renamed stakes/series races reflect the Raceway’s inclusion in the MGM Resorts portfolio, highlighting some of MGM’s other properties as well as its customer loyalty rewards program.

The names (old and new) are as such…

STAKES/SERIES NAME (OLD)

 

STAKES/SERIES NAME (NEW)

DATE OF FINAL

*-Petticoat Pacing Series

*-M life Ladies

March 23

 

*-Sagamore Hill Pacing Series

*-M life Gents

March 24

 

*-Blue Chip Matchmaker

*-Same

April 18

 

*-George Morton Levy Memorial Pacing Series

*-MGM Borgata Pacing Series

April 18

 

 

*Yonkers Raceway/SOA of New York Bonus Trotting Series

 

*-Same

 

April 21

 

 

Art Rooney Pace

 

Cancelled

 

N/A

 

Lismore

Cancelled

N/A

 

*-Lawrence B. Sheppard Pace

*-MGM Springfield Stakes

July 11

 

 

Yonkers Trot

 

MGM Yonkers Trot

 

Sept. 5

 

 

Hudson Filly Trot

 

New York New York Mile

 

Sept. 5

 

 

Messenger Stakes

 

MGM Grand

Messenger Stakes

 

Sept. 5

 


Lady Maud

 

Park MGM Pace

 

Sept. 5

 

Harry Harvey Invitational Trot

Bellagio Classic Invitational Trot

Sept. 12

 

 

Dan Rooney Invitational Pace

 

Aria Invitational Pace

 

Sept. 12

 

 

Yonkers International Trot

 

MGM Yonkers International Trot

 

Sept. 12

 

 

New York Night of Champions

 

New York Day of Champions

by MGM Resorts (matinee card)

 

Sept. 12

 

          *-nomination blanks for these stakes/series available at empirecitycasino.com/racing/nomination-blanks

The calendar also includes the usual 16 visits (two per division for 2- and 3-year-olds) of the New York Sire Stakes leading to the aforementioned Day of Champions.

For more information, please contact the race office at (914) 457-2627.

by Frank Drucker, for Yonkers Raceway
 

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