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INTERNATIONAL TROT-AT $1 MILLION-SET TO RETURN OCT. 10

It's taken two decades, but the International Trot, one of harness racing's elite events, is returning.

A Look Back at the International Trot

The year was 1959. Interest in harness racing was at its zenith and those in the forefront felt that the sport should have international flavor. Since Europe only offered races for trotters it seemed natural that the powers behind such an international event would look across the pond to find the best trotters and bring them to race against the best that the United States and Canada had to offer.

Sassa Hanover leads NYSS winners at Yonkers

Yonkers Raceway bid adieu to August Monday night (Aug. 31), hosting $165,375 New York Sire Stakes Bruce Hamilton Pace for 3-year-old pacing fillies.


Purrfect Bags takes Lady Maud, Murderer's Row wins Hudson Filly Trot

Odds-on choice Purrfect Bags (Victor Kirby, $2.40) completed her Yonkers Raceway Lismore/Lady Maud personal stakes double Saturday night, winning the latter event in 1:53.

Burke sweeps Yonkers Trot eliminations with Crazy Wow, Habitat

New York did itself proud Saturday night, as Empire-breds won both $40,000 eliminations for Yonkers Trot No. 61.

BRIGHT BABY BLUES HAS THE RESUME, IF NOT THE POST, FOR YONKERS' HUDSON TROT

If you answered "$149,240 final of Yonkers Raceway's Hudson Filly Trot' to the query, "What is harness racing's richest race Saturday?," feel free to read on.

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