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 […]

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 […]

Yonkers Trot, Messenger Stakes, Each Worth $500,000, Saturday Night (September 2) at Empire City Casino’s Historic Yonkers Raceway

Yonkers Trot, Messenger Stakes, Each Worth $500,000, Saturday Night (September 2) at Empire City Casino’s Historic Yonkers Raceway

YONKERS – Yonkers Raceway’s two signature races for three-year-old trotters and pacers – the Yonkers Trot and Messenger Stakes – each worth $500,000, will be contested this Saturday night,September 2, over Empire City Casino’s historic half-mile harness track. The 63rd edition of the Yonkers Trot for sophomore colts and geldings has a field of nine, […]

Empire City Casino Has Casino-Goers Seeing Double!

Empire City Casino Has Casino-Goers Seeing Double!

Two lucky winners will drive home in luxury Porsche Boxsters in July New York – Tri-state area gamblers will have more than dollar signs in their eyes during the month of July – they’ll be seeing double. Empire City Casino is giving away not one, but two brand new Porsche Boxster luxury cars. Sports car […]