Saturday, October 14, 2017
YONKERS, NY, Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - BY FRANK DRUCKER, Publicity Director, Empire City at Yonkers Raceway — Yonkers Raceway has announced that the winner of the 63nd Yonkers Trot shall automatically receive a Yonkers International Trot invitation.
The $500,000 Yonkers Trot goes Saturday night, Sept. 2 (eliminations this Saturday, Aug. 26th), while the million-dollar, mile-and-a-quarter Yonkers International Trot is set for Saturday afternoon, Oct. 14.
This is the third incarnation of International since its return after a 20-year hiatus.
“We are compiling a list of world-class trotters for our International,” race secretary Steve Starr said. “Last season’s winner, Resolve, is coming back to defend his title and it’s shaping up as a glorious race.”