Yonkers Preps For Rooney, Lismore

Published: May 13, 2019 08:30 pm EDT

Twelve three-year-old olds—10 colts and two geldings—were entered for Yonkers Raceway’s Art Rooney Pace.

The 29th Rooney begins with a pair of $40,000 eliminations this Saturday night (May 18th), with the first four finishers in each getting a seat at the table for the $300,000 final Saturday night, May 25.

First elimination
1. Goldberg (Montrell Teague)
2. Air Force Hanover (Dave Miller)
3. Captain Malicious (Mark MacDonald)
4. Buddy Hill (Brian Sears)
5. Price Hanover (Dan Dube)
6. Melanies Tedy (Jordan Stratton)

Second elimination
1. Just Plain Loco (Miller)
2. Rollwithpapajoe (Joe Bongiorno)
3. Bettors Wish (Dexter Dunn)
4. Lyons Johnny Jnr (Tim Tetrick)
5. Blood Money (Scott Zeron)
6. Branquinho (Tyler Buter)

The companion event, the 15th Lismore for sophomore pacing fillies, saw 10 ladies make their intentions known.

Two $20,000 elims go this Saturday, with the first quartet in each returning for the $109,000 (est.) final May 25.

First elimination
1. Brooklyn Lilacs (Bongiorno)
2. Privacy Hanover (Jason Bartlett)
3. Mi Nina Bonita (Brent Holland)
4. As Time Goes By (Stratton)
5. Annie Hill (Sears)

Second elimination
1. Bestseller Hanover (Bartlett)
2. Queen Of The Pride (Stratton)
3. Rock N Mcroll (Dube)
4. Blue Ivy (Sears)
5. Rockn Philly (Tetrick)

Post time for the dozen-race card is the usual 6:50 p.m.