Draw Set: International Yonkers Trot Saturday

The $1 million International Trot will take place Saturday (Oct. 12) at Yonkers Raceway located at Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts.There is no cost for admission.About the race and day’s activities:

  • This marks the 41st International Trot.
  • This is the fifth International Trot that has taken place at Yonkers Raceway. The first at Yonkers Raceway was in 2015.
  • This will be the only afternoon session at Yonkers Raceway this year as it’s to accommodate all the international harness racing fans.
  • 10 horses represent nine countries, including the United States, are entered.
  • The International Trot is scheduled to take place at 3 p.m. post time.
  • There are 12 races on the day, beginning at 1 p.m. and the final race ending near 5 p.m.
  • Horses in the race include defending champion Cruzado Dela Noche (Sweden).
  • Rest of the horses include: Atlanta (USA)Bahia Quesnot (France)Guardian Angel AS (USA)Lionel (Norway and the 2018 International Trot 2nd place finisher)Marion Marauder (Canada)Norton Commander (Germany)Slide So Easy (Denmark)Uza Josellyn (Switzerland) and Zacon Gio (Italy).
  • Only two harness races have $1 million races, the International Trot and the Hambletonian Stakes at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, NJ.
  • Yonkers Raceway is a half-mile oval.
  • There will be an international themed beer garden with beers from all countries participating.
  • Free International Trot hats to fans.
  • Music provided by a DJ.
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