Ontario-Sired, Rubber Duck, The One In Yonkers Open

Westchester Sundays returned on June 18, with an out-every-step Rubber Duck (Joe Bongiorno, $47) winning Yonkers Raceway’s $68,000 Open Handicap Trot. The Father’s Day marquee trot was the first race of the afternoon, one of four ‘French’ trots going at the mile-and-one-quarter distance. It looked much different early as 3-4 choice Hemi Seelster (Jason Bartlett) […] Read more »

Mach Three Mares Sweep Final Leg Of Yonkers Raceway’s Blue Chip Matchmaker

  Yonkers Raceway’s Blue Chip Matchmaker offered up Round 5 on Friday night (April 14), with a pair of $40,000 divisions. The opening event saw 2-5 fave Bedroomconfessions (Scott Zeron) get looped leaving, then walk home. That scenario was good news for a second-up Mach It A Par (Jason Bartlett, $7.80), who was carried into […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, Cousin Mary, Sweeps Petticoat

  You just have to admire someone who was in a sow barn by day and a Yonkers Raceway winner’s circle by night. “She’s the best horse we’ve ever had,” owner Jeffrey Williamson said after not-quite-death-and-taxes Cousin Mary (Jordan Stratton, $2.70) easily disposed of her seven rivals in Monday’s final of the $61,000 Petticoat Pacing […] Read more »

Three Out Of Four Divisions Of The Sagamore Hill Series Won By Ontario-Sired Horses

A snowstorm is the only thing has been able to keep pacer Awesomeness out of the winner’s circle in recent weeks for owner Martin Scharf. The four-year-old son of Mach Three-Fancy A Dream blew away the competition in the opening leg of the Sagamore Hill Series at Yonkers Raceway on March 7, but he got […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired Horses Take All Three Legs Of Petticoat Series At Yonkers

Three divisions of the Petticoat Series went postward in Monday’s third leg of the event, and Cousin Mary remained perfect in the preliminaries thanks to a hard-fought score for trainer Andrew Harris. Cousin Mary, who won by more than five lengths in the first two legs of the series, survived a first-over journey in Monday’s […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, Aggressive, Takes $68,000 Open Trot At Yonkers

  Ontario-sired Aggressive (Mark MacDonald, $9.80) angled off the cones and was up at the wire Sunday afternoon (March 19) while winning Yonkers Raceway’s one and a quarter-mile $68,000 Open Trot. Starting from Post 1 in the field of nine (the infamous 10-hole was scratched), Aggressive minded his manners as the lass Allerage Star (driven […] Read more »