Yonkers Applies For 238 Race Dates In 2012

Published: December 13, 2011 02:11 pm EST

Yonkers Raceway has submitted its live harness schedule for 2012, comprised of 238 programs

, each with a first-race post time of 7:10 p.m.

The schedule, which is pending the approval of the New York State Racing and Wagering Board, begins Friday, January 13. After the cards of Friday and Saturday (January 13 and 14), the usual five-day-per-week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday) schedule returns beginning Monday, January 16.

There is an early June hiatus, with the raceway dark after the Saturday, June 2 card, and returning Friday, June 15. The final program of the season is scheduled for Saturday night, December 22.

The 2012 stakes schedule shall be released shortly. Please be advised Yonkers' 2011 racing season ends Friday night, December 23. First post for all racing programs remains at 7:10 p.m. Evening simulating accompanies all live programs, with afternoon simulating available around the NYRA schedule (note that the NYRA Christmas break runs from December 19-27, inclusive).

(Yonkers Raceway)