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Yonkers raises overnight purses for 3&4YOs

March 25, 2013

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Yonkers Raceway has announced a purse increase for its races featuring younger pacers. Beginning with the racing week of Monday, April1, the non-winners of two pari-mutuel races and/or $20,000 lifetime goes for $15,000 (up from $10,000), while the non-winners of four pari-mutuel races and/or $40,000 lifetime goes for $18,000 (up from $13,000). Both classes are restricted to 3- and 4-year-olds, regardless of gender.

All other classes and conditions remain with their current purse structures, were raised for the race week beginning tonight.

A friendly reminder, too, that nominations for the 2013 Lawrence B. Sheppard Pace (2-year-old colts and geldings) close a week from today (Mon., Apr. 1). Forms are available everywhere, including in the nightly racing program and on-line at http://www.yonkersraceway.com/.

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

The Raceway's five-night-per-week live schedule continues, with first post every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:10 PM. Evening simulcasting accompanies all live programs, with afternoon simulcasting available around the NYRA schedule.

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