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Yonkers' Thursday Pick-5 features $25,000 guaranteed pool

Yonkers' Thursday Pick-5 features $25,000 guaranteed pool
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - by Frank Drucker, Publicity Director, Empire City @ Yonkers Raceway

Yonkers, NY ---We reiterate the phrase no handicapper ever tires of hearing..."Free Money Here."

Due in large part to a 45-1 sequence-buster, Yonkers Raceway's Tuesday night Pick-5 wager-and its $10,000 guaranteed pool--was not hit.

So, Thursday's Third of July wager now features a $25,000 guaranteed pot, with a $7,500 sweetener.

The Pick55 is a 50 cent base wager offered on races 5 through 9 nightly. It has no consolation payoff, meaning if no one selects all five winners (as was the case Tuesday), the entire pool (minus takeout) moves to the next racing program.

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This past Monday's gimmick-with a $25,000 dowry and nearly $9,400 from a double carryoverattracted more than $31,000 of new money, so Thursdays final pool figures to be quite significant.

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 daily.


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