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SOANY Wants Yonkers Wagering To Return

September 22, 2020:

On Monday, September 21, Standardbred Owners Association of New York President Joe Faraldo wrote a letter to NYS Gaming Commission Executive Director Robert Williams stating that the SOA of NY is seeking immediate assistance with the resumption of pari-mutuel wagering at Empire City Casino/Yonkers Raceway....read on

Hudson Phil In The Groove

September 18, 2020:

“It takes a few starts to get in a groove when you’re racing at that higher echelon. He seems to be there now.”...read on

Lady Dela Renta A Feeling At Home

September 17, 2020:

“What really got me into buying more horses was I have three kids. When we turn the TV on to watch the horses race, they would say, ‘daddy, there’s your horse.’ I would say, ‘no, this horse is all of ours.’ That’s priceless."...read on

Yonkers Hosts NYSS Finals

September 13, 2020:

The $1.8-million New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) finals convened at Yonkers Raceway on Saturday (Sept. 12) with 60 of the best state-bred Standardbreds clashing to determine year-end honours in eight $225,000 divisions. Although there were a couple of upsets during the evening, several favourites performed as expected and some put on impressive efforts....read on

Guaranteed Pick 5 Pool Thursday At Yonkers

September 10, 2020:

No bettors were able to correctly select all five winners in the Wednesday Pick 5 at Yonkers Raceway, which has produced a carryover of $4,474 heading into Thursday’s Pick 5....read on

'Good Story' Pleasing Connections

September 10, 2020:

“We have the option to go on to Lexington as long as she maintains being happy and healthy. We hope to bring her back next year.”...read on

Splash Brother Letting It Fly In 2020

September 9, 2020:

“It’s funny when he came back this year... It is like he is a five-year-old child with that type of energy behind him.”...read on

Alexander Discusses American Courage

September 9, 2020:

“You never know how they are going to be. He’s been a surprise. I always knew he (American Courage) had a large amount of ability, but things just have to go your way. All of these horses are fast and bred so well. They’re getting more Thoroughbred-like.”...read on

SOANY: Yonkers Racing Until Dec. 22

September 9, 2020:

According to an announcement by the Standardbred Owners Association of New York, there will not be an upcoming shutdown of racing at Yonkers Raceway, which had previously stated that racing would be taking a break after Saturday, September 12....read on

NYSS Night Of Champions Set

September 8, 2020:

New York’s richest night of racing is set to return to Yonkers Raceway this Saturday (Sept. 12) with the $1.8 million New York Sire Stakes Night of Champions. Eight $225,000 finals featuring the best state-bred two- and three-year-olds will be contested....read on

Leonidas A To Make Yonkers Debut

September 4, 2020:

When Leonidas A makes his Yonkers Raceway debut Friday night (Sept. 4) in the $18,000 pacing feature, it will end a long wait for owner Steve Finklestein of Jesmeral Stable and trainer Sheena McElhiney....read on

Mister Rebbily Coming Around

August 24, 2020:

“He wasn’t used to crossties. He had to be broken to crossties and just a simple thing such as picking up his feet on the crossties would send him into a panic. It took a lot of work in the barn and a lot of work on the track."...read on

Jimmy Marohn Sr. Joins SOANY

August 20, 2020:

It has been announced that Jimmy Marohn Sr. has joined the SOA of NY as the organization's Yonkers Raceway field representative....read on

American Courage Bravest Again

August 18, 2020:

American Courage remained undefeated in his young career scoring in 1:54.2 in New York Sire Stakes action at Yonkers Raceway Tuesday night....read on

Yonkers To Race Through September 12; Yonkers Trot, Messenger Cancelled

August 17, 2020:

Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts and the Standardbred Owners Association of New York, the organization representing horsepeople at Yonkers Raceway, have announced an agreement to extend racing at the historic harness track through Saturday, September 12....read on


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