Monthly Archives: November 2014

Tioga Downs opens 'Winterfest'

Tioga Downs opens 'Winterfest'

November 28, 2014

WBNG 12 Tioga Downs officially opened their Winterfest Celebration Friday night. The casino is using a mix of old time traditions and new technology to help get people in the holiday spirit. The celebration features a light show with the latest and greatest technology. “There are approximately 36,000 lights here.… Read more »

Empire City Casino At Yonkers Raceway Employees And Horsemen To Assist Food Bank For Westchester Thursday

Empire City Casino At Yonkers Raceway Employees And Horsemen To Assist Food Bank For Westchester Thursday

November 12, 2014

NY Sports Day Yonkers Raceway’s leading harness drivers are big winners off the track, too. Nine sulky stars who have tallied over 44,000 career victories and more than $500 million in lifetime purse earnings – Brian Sears, Jason Bartlett, Jordan Stratton, Larry Stalbaum, Mark McDonald, Brent Holland, Pat LaChance, Daniel… Read more »

Simulcasting to France from Yonkers on Sunday

Simulcasting to France from Yonkers on Sunday

November 7, 2014

Harnesslink Yonkers Raceway is readying for the international intrigue that comes with the debut of Sunday simulcasting to France. The first of the Raceway’s six Sunday matinee racing programs—post time 11 AM—goes this weekend, offering any number of handicapping variables. The Sunday cards are going to be front-loaded with trotters,… Read more »

Empire Resorts subsidiary finalizes horsemen’s association contract, gains support for casino proposal

Empire Resorts subsidiary finalizes horsemen’s association contract, gains support for casino proposal

November 5, 2014

Mid-Hudson News Empire Resorts, Inc. Tuesday announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Monticello Raceway Management Inc. and the Monticello Harness Horsemen’s Association have entered into an agreement that governs the conduct of the raceway and association relating to horseracing purse payments, the simulcasting of horse races and certain other payments. The… Read more »