Off to the Races! Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway Galloping Up for the Mane Event of the Year: The 2018 Yonkers International Trot

FREE TO ATTEND: Multinational event features the world’s greatest trotters racing for $1,000,000

Enjoy the Trot and the Trackside Beer Garden with craft beers and international concessions inspired by the countries represented in the Trot

(Yonkers, NY) And they’re off! The finest trotters from across the globe will converge on Yonkers Raceway with glory on their minds and a $1-million prize up-for-grabs. The 2018 Yonkers International Trot, taking place at the historic Yonkers Raceway at Empire City Casino on Saturday, October 13, 2018, invites all to travel the world without leaving the country at one of the most iconic raceways in the nation.

Ten horses from seven countries will race on the mile-and-a-quarter dirt track, as the ‘mane’ event kicks-off at 12:00 p.m. at the Trackside Beer Garden, featuring 16 specialty craft beers and international concessions such as beer bratwurst and Bavarian pretzels. Food & drink tickets are available for purchase at the event, starting at 10 tickets for $10, with a beer sampling wristband available for $50, plus tax. For guests looking for a more traditional racing experience, the Empire Terrace restaurant, which overlooks the racetrack, will also be open starting at 12:00 p.m. with an a la carte menu available (reservations are encouraged: 914-968-4200 ext. 649.)