Foiled Again at Yonkers Raceway Saturday Night in $567,000 Levy Memorial Final

Date/Time

Apr 26, 2014
07:00 PM

Description

Foiled Again, harness racing’s richest pacer with $6,130,968 in career earnings, landed post position No. three for Yonkers Raceway’s $567,000 final of the George Morton Levy Memorial Pacing Series on Saturday night, April 26.

 

Foiled Again eyes a third Levy title, having won this event consecutively in 2009 and 2010. Foiled Again won his first four prelims legs this time around before finishing a non-factor sixth last week.

 

 

 

Yonkers Raceway’s million-dollar, stakes-laden Saturday night program shall also include military veterans demonstrating some newly-acquired horsemanship skills.

 

The veterans, accompanied by trainer Robbie Siegelman, are going to lead the post parades for the first few races on the12-race card, which features the $567,000 final of the Levy Memorial Pacing Series and the $371,400 final of the Blue Chip Matchmaker.  

 

After their first taste of “catch-driving, “ the veterans, with the family and friends, are going to make winner’s circle presentations before enjoying the remainder of the evening at the races.

 

 

 

Prior to the 7:10 PM first post, a half-dozen Yonkers Police Department are going to present colors and perform the national anthem.

 

 

 

The special event is a culmination of efforts by Siegelman, a long-time successful New York-area trainer, HorseAbility of Old Westbury, NY, the Standardbred Owners Association of NY and Yonkers Raceway.  Siegelman is a volunteer at HorseAbility, a Old Westbury, NY-based therapeutic center which offers a wide range of equine-related programs to children and adults with special needs. 

 

 

 

More on the Levy: The 2014 final of the Levy offers the highest purse in the history of the event—named for the Hall of Fame founder of Roosevelt Raceway--and serves as the richest North American race of the season to the date.

 

The Levy goes as the 11th of Yonkers’ 12 races, with approximate post time of 10:55 PM.

 

The draw, with declared drivers…1-Sapphire City (Eric Carlson), 2-P H Supercam (Jason Bartlett), 3-Foiled Again (Yannick Gingras), 4-Texican N (Brian Sears), 5-Apprentice Hanover  (Jody Jamieson), 6-Bettor’s Edge (George Brennan), 7-Dancin’ Yankee (Ron Pierce), 8-Mach it So (Tim Tetrick).

 

 

 

Note P H Supercam/Mach it So race as a Bamond Racing owned-P J Fraley trained entry, while Foiled Again/Bettor’s Edge race as a Ron Burke owned-trained entry, while Special Forces is the also eligible.   

 

Cost

Varies

Location

View map Empire City Casino
810 Yonkers Ave
Yonkers, NY

Additional Information

Sponsor

Empire City Casino

Phone

914-968-4200

Contact name

Frank Drucker

Contact email

fdrucker@yonkersraceway.com

Neighborhood:

Yonkers

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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