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BY FRANK DRUCKER, Publicity Director, Empire City @ Yonkers Raceway

YONKERS, NY, Sunday, March 8, 2015-The clocks were moved up an hour Sunday morning, but that minor inconvenience didn't throw off Tyler Buter's timing.

Buter won four races during Yonkers Raceways French-centric Sunday matinee (insert whatever version of Buter-ful you wish).

Buter handily swept both halves of the $10 early daily double, with Art of Illusion ($3.40) in the $19,000 pacing opener (1:54) and the mare Backstreet Hanover ($7.40) in the $33,000 Preferred Trot. The lass won by eight lengths, while negotiating the mile-and-one-quarter in 2:27.1.

His third victory of the day was with Tweet Me ($8.80) in the $22,000, fourth-race trot (added-distance 2:28.1) before One More Kid ($18.80) was a pocket winner in the $18,000, sixth-race trot (added-distance 2:28.1). The quartet gave Buter 35 local wins this season, good for sixth in the Westchester standings.

Sunday's seven France-hubbed exported races attracted just one million Euros in wagering (just under 1.1 million US dollars).

The Raceway's live season continues Monday (7:10 PM) and a "French" Tuesday (1 PM), then Thursday through Saturday (all at 7:10 PM). A friendly reminder there's also live racing next Sunday, March 15 (post time 1:10 PM). Evening simulcasting accompanies all night programs, with afternoon simulcasting available daily (all provided Mother Nature cooperates).


(photo BY Mayra Escamilla)

(FFIFrank Drucker, Yonkers Raceway Publicity Director, 914-968-4200

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