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  1. A pair of sixes, for openersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | HarnessLink.com

    YONKERS, NY, Monday, June 20, 2016-"Anything you can do, I can do...just as well." Friday night, harness racing driver won six of Yonkers Raceway's 11 races, including both of that evening's co-features with Sunfire Blue Chip and Aggressive.

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  2. Mark MacDonald sweeps Yonkers featuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | HarnessLink.com

    YONKERS, NY, Saturday, June 18, 2016 - "I don't think I have anything left to say." Such was the post mortem of one harness racing driver One night after Jason Bartlett won a happy half-dozen, MacDonald picked up that gauntlet, including taking both halves of the night's $45,000 co-features in his best-ever local work night.

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  3. Molson Pace opens busy Grand Circuit weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | HarnessLink.com

    Harness Racing This Week: Molson Pace, The Raceway at Western Fair District, London, Ontario; Art Rooney and Lismore, Yonkers Raceway, Yonkers, N.Y.; and Maxie Lee Memorial, Dorothy Mullin Invitational and Betsy Ross, Harrah's Philadelphia, Chester, Pa. Schedule of events: The Grand Circuit will take place at three locations this weekend.

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  4. Battle of Lake Erie leads busy eekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | HarnessLink.com

    Harness Racing This Week: Battle of Lake Erie, Northfield Park, Northfield, Ohio; Graduate Series first leg, Meadowlands Racetrack, East Rutherford, N.J.; Currier & Ives, The Meadows, Washington, Pa.; Art Rooney elimination, Yonkers Raceway, Yonkers, N.Y.; and Miss Versatility first leg, Mohawk Racetrack, Campbellville, Ontario. racing will be highlighted by the $200,000 Battle of Lake Erie for older pacers on Saturday at Northfield Park.

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  5. Bethenny Frankel at Yonkers Raceway Derby DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | HarnessLink.com

    YONKERS, NY , New York, Thursday, April 28, 2016 --If you're not going to Churchill Downs in Louisville for the Kentucky Derby, Empire City Casino is the place for New Yorkers to watch the "Run for the Roses." Real Housewives of New York megastar Bethenny Frankel, the daughter of the late and legendary Hall of Fame trainer Bobby Frankel, will host the casino's Kentucky Derby Viewing Party on Saturday, May 7, trackside at historic Yonkers Raceway.

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  6. Unbeaten Maestro Blue Chip goes for ninth straightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | HarnessLink.com

    YONKERS, NY, Sunday, April 24, 2016--They haven't beaten him all season, and they're probably gonna have to go some to do it with the money on the table. Maestro Blue Chip, he of the 8-for-8 seasonal resume, looms a short-priced proposition Tuesday afternoon in the $73,500 final of Yonkers Raceway/Standardbred Owners Association of New York Bonus Trotting Series.

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  7. Mares Open Pace at Yonkers to Bettor N BetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | HarnessLink.com

    YONKERS, NY, Friday, March 11, 2016-Bettor N Better N tripped out from the pocket Friday night, winning Yonkers Raceway's $30,000 Filly and Mare Preferred Handicap Pace. In play early from her assigned post position No.

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  8. It's good to be Jordan Stratton these daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | HarnessLink.com

    YONKERS, NY , Thursday, April 21, 2016--We're not condoning identity theft, but c'mon, which one of the other 4,247 currently-licensed U-S harness drivers wouldn't change places with Jordan Stratton this Saturday night? That's because Stratton has better-than-legitimate shots to win both of Yonkers Raceway's series finals, the $609,000 George Morton Levy Memorial and $309,800 Blue Chip Matchmaker. These are the sport's two richest races of the season to date.

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  9. Posts drawn for Levy Final, no Wiggle It JiggleitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | HarnessLink.com

    YONKERS, NY, Tuesday, April 19, 2016-Post positions have been drawn for Yonkers Raceway's Saturday night's series finals, the $309,800 Blue Chip Matchmaker and $606,000 George Morton Levy Memorial. The Levy, going as the ninth race , found points leader Bit of a Legend N landing post position No.

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  10. Yonkers Matchmaker & Levy Finals purses setRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | HarnessLink.com

    YONKERS, NY , Monday, April 18, 2016-Yonkers Raceway has announced the purses for this Saturday night's series finals, with the Blue Chip Matchmaker going for the $309,800 and the George Morton Levy Memorial set at $606,000. As has been the case annually, these are the sport's two richest races of the season to date, with this also being the richest-ever edition of the Levy.

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  11. Dead Heat for "Legend" and "WIJI" at YonkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | HarnessLink.com

    YONKERS, NY, Saturday, April 16, 2016-No bait and switch here. It was as advertised Saturday night, with Yonkers Raceway hosting the fifth and final preliminary round of the George Morton Levy Memorial Pacing Series.

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  12. "Apple" and "Kissme" take Matchmaker final legsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | HarnessLink.com

    YONKERS, NY, Friday, April 15, 2016-Yonkers Raceway's Blue Chip Matchmaker continued Friday night, with a pair $40,000 divisions comprising the fifth and final preliminary round. From post position No.

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  13. Rene Allard becomes youngest to train 3,000 winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | HarnessLink.com

    YONKERS, NY , Thursday, April 14, 2016--That Brian Sears won four races during a card doesn't exactly qualify as "man bites dog." When Sears' last victory of that Thursday night quartet was a milestone for the trainer, it sort of justifies this missive.

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  14. Final prelims of Matchmaker, Levy at YonkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | HarnessLink.com

    YONKERS, NY , Wednesday, April 13, 2016-The marathon is about over, but instead of 26.2 miles in "x" number of hours, it's five miles in five consecutive weeks......and nary a Kenyan in sight. This weekend, Yonkers Raceway offers the fifth and final preliminary rounds in both the Blue Chip Matchmaker and George Morton Levy Memorial Pacing Series .

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  15. Matchmaker & Levy Series in full swing at YonkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | HarnessLink.com

    YONKERS, NY, Wednesday, April 6, 2016- For those who have yet to do so, it's about time to impress the judges. This weekend, Yonkers Raceway hosts the fourth of five preliminary rounds in both the Blue Chip Matchmaker sand George Morton Levy Memorial Pacing Series.

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  16. Grand Circuit season to open this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | HarnessLink.com

    This Week: Blue Chip Matchmaker and George Morton Levy series opening legs, Yonkers Raceway, Yonkers, N.Y. These are the opening harness racing events of the 2016 Grand Circuit season. Schedule of events: The Grand Circuit at Yonkers features three $40,000 divisions on Friday in the first round of the Blue Chip Matchmaker series for open pacing mares.

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  17. Yonkers Raceway sees season High ExoticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | HarnessLink.com

    The slow final quarter allowed 21-1 proposition Bubbie Boy to rally from last into second, while 7-1 Tink and Tiger skimmed the cones for third and 39-1 rank outsider Motor Shark finished fourth. Lawgiver Hanover was fifth as the 9-5 choice while chasing those insane fractions from the pocket, while Rockstar Stride faded to seventh.

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  18. Stakes nominations in full swingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2016 | HarnessLink.com

    YONKERS, NY, Sunday, January 31, 2016 -- Asking. Requesting. Begging, Cajoling. Whichever of the above works for you, Yonkers Raceway is offering a friendly reminder that they're closing in on closing dates for various harness racing events.

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  19. Yonkers back to business as usualRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | HarnessLink.com

    YONKERS, NY, Monday, January 25, 2016-After the Northeast's initial snowstorm of the season left a lovely 20 inches in beautiful, downtown Yonkers over the weekend, Saturday's first-of-the-season cancellation turned out to be a one-hit wonder, as track superintendent Ed Ryan and his posse worked tirelessly Sunday into Monday to get the field in game shape. Monday night's dozen-race program-with guest announcer Peter Kleinhans doing for the honors for an under-the-weather John Hernan-went off without a hitch.

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  20. Yonkers leading horsemen recognizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | HarnessLink.com

    Winning at a nearly 20% clip, Bartlett finished an astounding 89 wins over his nearest competitor in the deeply talented Yonkers driving colony. The 2009 and 2013 United States representative to the World Driving Championship, Bartlett recently achieved the career 6,000 win plateau.

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