BigNews.Biz - Jan 27,2017 - Jason Bartlett rolled a seven at Yonkers Raceway this past Thursday evening (January 26), taking seven of 10 races at Empire City Casino's historic half mile oval.
The "Maine" Man's dominance began with a $12.60 early double, comprised of Hooves on First ($3.80) in the $8,500, first-race pace (1:57) and Windsong Jack ($5.60) in the $8,500, second-race pace (1:54.4).
Bartlett continued to roll with Gounded ($10) won the $10,500, fourth-race pace (1:56.4), while Mike’s Powerhouse ($4.90) won the $10,500, fifth-race pace (1:54.2).
Wins five and six came in races seven ($14,000 pace) and eight ($16,000 pace), with Pam’s Legacy (1:54.4) and Spinarama ($6.10), respectively. The leading driver put an exclamation point on the evening with his seventh win, lighting up the tote board behind rank outsider Canaco Star ($61), who skimmed the cones from well back in the $14,000 pacing finale (1:56.1)
Bartlett, who drove in all 10 races, owns the early-season Yonkers lead in the drivers standing with 31 victories.
About Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway
Empire City Casino is one of the largest entertainment and gaming destinations in the northeast. Featuring 5,300 of the hottest slots, electronic three card poker, blackjack, craps, roulette, baccarat and sic bo, Empire City Casino also offers guests year-round harness racing and International simulcasting, live entertainment including the best party, tribute and Latin bands, comedy, New York’s hottest DJ’s, and more. A plethora of dining options will satisfy even the most discerning palate with Italian cuisine at Nonno’s Trattoria; Dan Rooney’s, a high-energy sports bar; Alley 810, a craft cocktail lounge with retro bowling lanes; and convenient delicious options at the International Food Court or Lil’ Cocina. Visit Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway located at 810 Yonkers Avenue (off I-87 at Central Avenue) Yonkers, NY, Westchester County, open seven days a week from 10:00 am to 6:00 am. Visit www.empirecitycasino.com or call 914.968.4200 for information.