Yonkers Raceway-Aqueduct “New York, New York Double” Makes ’17 Debut Sunday; Yonkers Matinee First Post at 11:30 AM

By John Cirillo

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The second Sunday matinee card of the season is set for Yonkers Raceway this Sunday, January 15, with an early 11:30 AM first race post time. The “New York, New York Double” featuring Aqueduct‘s third race, the 44th running of the Busanda Stakes, and the sixth race at Yonkers, a mile and 1/4 trotting affair, will makes its ’17 debut.  Libby’s Tail with Irad Ortiz, Jr. up from post three, is the 6-5 morning line favorite at the Big A, while leading driver Jason Bartlett is in the sulky behind the 8-5 favorite Lo Rail Crossing from post position one in the Yonkers leg.

Then, it’s on to Dan Rooney’s Sports Bar at Empire City Casino for the NFL playoffs.


Maine Man Bartlett pairs with Lo Rail Crossing from the rail


Irad, who rode Johnny Cigar’s Belmont Stakes longshot winner Creator, rides favored Libby’s Tail in NY, NY Double (photo by Cirllo at Saratoga last summer)


Pour it on at Dan Rooney’s 


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