Draw at Yonkers Tuesday; reopen Thursday
October 30, 2012
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The latest from Yonkers Raceway and Empire City regarding the Hurricane Sandy-related cancellations, closures and schedule amendments.
Horsemen are reminded that there is a double draw (for Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2-3) scheduled for today (Tuesday), with the entry box for both days closing at 4 pm. For more information, please contact the race office at 914-457-2627.
Live racing (and evening simulcasting) had already been cancelled for both Monday and Tuesday nights. Live racing (and evening simulcasting) is scheduled to resume Thursday night (Nov. 1), with the usual 7:10 pm first post. Afternoon simulcasting is scheduled to resume Friday, with the beginning of the Aqueduct meet.
Also note that Empire City's casino hours have been amended once again. The casino is now scheduled to re-open Wednesday morning at 9 am. It was originally scheduled to reopen today (Tuesday) at 2 pm.
Further updates shall be announced should they be warranted. (Yonkers)