YONKERS RACEWAY NAMES CAMMIE HAUGHTON DIRECTOR OF RACING

YONKERS RACEWAY NAMES CAMMIE HAUGHTON DIRECTOR OF RACING

Yonkers Raceway has named Robert (Cammie) Haughton to the newly-created position of director of Racing. Haughton, 57, was serving as the Raceway’s racing consultant. He is a former presiding judge at both the Meadowlands and Yonkers. The son of Hall of Famer Billy Haughton also worked as assistant race secretary at Saratoga Raceway after his […]

WHAT’S HAPPENING 11/2/17

WHAT’S HAPPENING 11/2/17

BY GEORGE J. DACRE Opening Friday November 10 and running weekends through December 9, the Musical “The Bridges Of Madison County” will play at the Elmwood Playhouse in Nyack. Claudia Stefany directs the show, which is based on the best-selling novel by Robert James Waller. Francesca Johnson is looking forward to a rare four days […]

Italy’s Twister Bi Sets World Record in $1 Million Yonkers International Trot at Empire City Casino on October 14

Italy’s Twister Bi Sets World Record in $1 Million Yonkers International Trot at Empire City Casino on October 14

PHOTO CREDIT: MIKE LIZZI A twister hit Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway Saturday afternoon, October 14 with fierce, record velocity at 4:05 p.m. as the world watched, and left an annihilated field in its wake two minutes later. Italy’s Twister Bi, driven by Christoffer Eriksson, blew the doors off of nine classy rivals while […]

Champion Resolve Favored in Yonkers International Trot

Champion Resolve Favored in Yonkers International Trot

Defending champion Resolve of the United States drew post position six and was tabbed as the 3-1 morning line favorite in the $1 million Yonkers International Trot set for this Saturday afternoon, October 14, at Empire City Casino’s historic Yonkers Raceway. Trainer Ake Svanstedt will drive the American flag-carrier for owner Hans Enggren. The post […]

Empire City Casino’s “Club Rooney” a touchdown for Football Fans at Dan Rooney’s Sports Pub

Empire City Casino’s “Club Rooney” a touchdown for Football Fans at Dan Rooney’s Sports Pub

Yonkers, NY — Empire City Casino has kicked off “Club Rooney” for football fans. The exclusive society requires a one-time $30 fee for pigskin fans to lock in their membership. Membership includes a complimentary beer and chicken wings every Sunday during the football season while viewing the games on over 40 large screen televisions at […]

Empire City Casino is Bleeding Blue!

Empire City Casino is Bleeding Blue!

New York Giants Two-Time Super Bowl Champion Mark Bavaro  Heads to Casino on Saturday, August 26   Yonkers, NY – Empire City Casino will be the place to be for fans of “Big Blue” when two-time New York Giants Super Bowl champion Mark Bavaro appears in the casino’s Entertainment Lounge Saturday, August 26 beginning at 6:30 p.m.     The popular tight-end will meet and greet […]

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