Ontario-Sired, Charmed Life, Wins $40,000 Open Trot At Yonkers

Odds-on Charmed Life (Yannick Gingras, $3.50) slapped the boys silly yet again on Sunday afternoon (November 19), as she won the $40,000 Open Trot at a windy Yonkers Raceway. With ‘only’ a seven-horse field, the weekly trotting feature was contested at the distance of one mile. After having raced first-up a week ago, Charmed Life was in […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired Mare Tops In Yonkers Open

The favoured Charmed Life was first-up and faultless on Sunday afternoon (November 12), as the Ontario-sired mare captured Yonkers Raceway’s $40,000 Open Handicap Trot. With ‘only’ a seven-horse field, the weekly trotting feature was raced at the distance of one mile. Charmed Life(Yannick Gingras, $5.50), who was unhurried from Post 3, witnessed an early scrum for […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, HP Sissy, Wins $50,000 Mares Open At Yonkers

The Quebec-owned mare HP Sissy (Greg Merton, $14.80) cleared down the backside Friday night (October 20), winning Yonkers Raceway’s $50,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace. Away fourth from post position No. 2, HP Sissy saw outer entities Freakonomics (George Brennan) and slight 2-1 choice Newborn Sassy (Tyler Buter) leave with purpose. Locally-debuting Freakonomics worked around ‘Sassy’ […] Read more »

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 »