Six World-Class Trotters from Europe Land at JFK Today for $1 Million Yonkers International Trot on October 15 at Yonkers Raceway

Six world-class trotters from Europe touched down this morning (October 5) at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York‎ to compete in the 38th edition of the $1 million Yonkers International Trot, set for Saturday afternoon, October 15, at Yonkers Raceway. 

The arriving-group represents five of the seven countries that will vie for the purse equaling last year’s New York State and raceway record. Elite trotters from Denmark, Finland, Italy, Norway, and Sweden (2) were on board, and will be joined by the United States (2) and Canada in the global trotting classic which was revived last year after a 20-year hiatus by raceway and Empire City Casino president and CEO Timothy J. Rooney.