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YONKERS' STAKES SEASON BEGINS WITH OPENING OF PETTICOAT, SAGAMORE HILL


YONKERS' STAKES SEASON BEGINS WITH OPENING OF PETTICOAT, SAGAMORE HILL
BY FRANK DRUCKER, Publicity Director, Empire City @ Yonkers Raceway

YONKERS, NY, Thursday, March 3, 2016-Yonkers Raceway's 2016 stakes season begins next Monday evening (March 7) and Tuesday afternoon (March 8), with opening rounds of the Petticoat and Sagamore Hill Pacing Series.

The events, for 3- and 4-year-old girls (Petticoat) and boys (Sagamore Hill) are for those who were non-winners of four races and/or $40,000 through this past Dec. 1.

Each prelim race in these series goes for $20,000. The Petticoat has four divisions (races 2,4,6 and 7), while the Sagamore Hill solicited six events (races 1,3,5,6,7 and 9).

Both the Petticoat and Sagamore Hill offer three legs, leading to $50,000 (added) finals March 28 and 29, respectively.

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

Frank Drucker
Director of Publicity
810 Yonkers Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10704
Phone: (914) 457-2432
E-mail: FDrucker@YonkersRaceway.com


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