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 »

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 »