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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…





*-Petticoat Pacing Series

*-M life Ladies

March 23


*-Sagamore Hill Pacing Series

*-M life Gents

March 24


*-Blue Chip Matchmaker


April 18


*-George Morton Levy Memorial Pacing Series

*-MGM Borgata Pacing Series

April 18



*Yonkers Raceway/SOA of New York Bonus Trotting Series




April 21



Art Rooney Pace










*-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

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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