Ontario-Sired, The Real One And In Secret, Win $50,000 Open Handicaps At Yonkers

The Real One and In Secret were the names above the marquee Saturday, September 16, winning Yonkers Raceway’s $50,000 co-featured Open Handicaps. All-age track record-holder The Real One prevailed from second-over in the weekly pacing feature. From post-position five, The Real One sat as Orillia Joe lead through intervals of :27.4, :56.2 and 1:23.4. Slight […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, HP Sissy, Wins $55,000 Mares Open At Yonkers

You didn’t have to be a Yonkers Raceway “sissy” Friday night (July 21), but it didn’t hurt. HP Sissy (Dan Dube, $9.90) picked off pacesetting Sell A Bit N (Jordan Stratton) late in the lane, winning the weekly $55,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace. The race became a glorified two-speed number, with Sell A Bit […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, Hemi Seelster, Takes $68,000 Open Handicap Trot At Yonkers

There was a fair amount of Yonkers Raceway symmetry Sunday afternoon (July 16), as the Jason Bartlett-driven Hemi Seelster, who was sent off at odds of 12-1, won the $68,000 Open Handicap Trot from Post 12. Hemi Seelster worked out a perfect second-over sojourn from the back of the bus and was towed into the race […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, Hemi Seelster, Takes Open Trot At Yonkers

A pair of second-tier starters decided the issue Sunday (July 2) afternoon, with Hemi Seelster (Jason Bartlett, $6.20) edging Rubber Duck (Joe Bongiorno) in en route to winning Yonkers Raceway’s $68,000 Open Handicap Trot. Hemi Seelster, as the wagering choice, employed the same out-every-step tactic that Rubber Duck used a couple of weeks ago. From […] Read more »

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 »